Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Sports summary


Great Basin high school golf in Twin Falls

     Prep golfers from the 4A Great Basin Conference made qualifying pitches for the State 4A tournament during Monday’s district championship at Twin Falls Golf Club. Only the top two teams qualified for state May 13-14 in Moscow.

     Two-time defending State 4A champion Twin Falls boys won the team title 285-333 over Canyon Ridge led by senior Kyle Miley with a 1-under-par 67. Miley tied for individual medalist honors at last year’s state meet and settled for second place in that playoff.

     The Wood River High School boys (349 strokes) placed fourth of six schools based on the scoring of Tyler Spence 82, Reilly Neel 86, Callum Stearns 87, Ricky Jeneson 94 and its fifth player Brandon Dolenar 98. Coach Bill Petzke said, “This is a very solid showing considering the youth in our program. We’re excited most of our players will return for the 2014 season with a lot of experience.”

     Led by Sydney Lee’s 79, last year’s State 4A runner-up Twin Falls girls won their title and lone state team berth from the district with 381. Canyon Ridge (425) was second and Wood River (426) placed third among teams. The Wolverine girls and their scores were Alysha Herich 105, Caitie Sfingi 103, Maggie Sfingi 106, Bella Stimac 112 and Mary Petzke 118.

 

First Ketchum Coed Softball meeting is today

     The first organizational meeting of the 2013 Ketchum Coed Softball League is today, Wednesday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Lefty’s Bar & Grill, Ketchum. Teams planning to play in the Wednesday evening slow-pitch league at Atkinson Park should send a representative to today’s meeting. You can email ketchumcoed@gmail.com.

 

Middle school runners ready for conference track

     Wood River Middle School track and field runners have made progress this spring with the coaching of Doug Stouffer, Laura Heather, Craig Kaminski and Bill Cantrell. The Hailey team is gearing up for the Magic Valley Conference meet Tuesday, May 14 in Twin Falls.

     Several of the Wood River athletes have already qualified for the conference meet. Many of the student athletes benefited from a recent guest coach appearance by 1968 Olympic high jump gold medalist Dick Fosbury of Ketchum.

     Coach Cantrell said, “Three of our high jumpers have made incredible gains this year. Seventh graders Myah Hollister and Stella Barsotti qualified for the conference meet and jumped as high as 4-6. An eighth grader, Pilar Pennell, had a first-place showing last week with a solid 5-0 jump.”

     Among others qualifying for the conference meet and their events: Nathan Stouffer (1600-meter run); Kirsys Campbell (800m); Victor Saldivia (shotput, discus); Ally Cavallo (200m); Amy Cantrell (800m and triple jump); Ervin Gonzalez (800m, 1600m); Anna Wiederrick (long jump); Ellie Gorham (long jump); Emma Coulthard (long jump); and Michelle Casas (400m, discus).

 

Entry deadlines for Sun Valley Half Marathon

     The Wood River YMCA is presenting the ninth annual Sun Valley Half Marathon on Saturday, June 1 starting at 9 a.m. from the lawn near Sun Valley Pavilion. Last year there were 100 finishers at the 13.1-mile distance led by Joseph Gray, 28, in 1.14:50 and Shannon Deboer, 25, in 1.37:34.

     This year’s courses are 13.1 miles, 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) and 5k (3.1 miles). Registration deadline is Sunday, May 19 for the fee of $70 for the half marathon, $50 for the 10k and $40 for the 5k. After that, from May 20 through the final deadline of May 26, the fees rise to $80 half marathon, $60 for 10k and $50 for 5k. Runners receive t-shirts. All race proceeds go to YMCA programming.

     To sign up, visit imathlete.com. Race director Brad Mitchell (bmitchell@woodriverymca.org) can answer questions.




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