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Create: 05/27/2017 - 20:15

STATE 4A TRACK @ WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY

A big day Friday for WHS TRACK! Senior Chris Kop (DISCUS) and Sophomore Taylor Meyer (JAVELIN) made their marks at the 2017 STATE 4A Track Meet (State 1A-6A Meet @ W.S.U.) Chris finished 4th in the DISCUS and medaled! Taylor finished 5th in the JAVELIN and medaled! Additionally, Taylor broke her own record from just 8 days ago ( when she broke a 29 yr. old record) by 4 feet at the 4A Regional in Winfield. (122.10) Her 128.02 ft throw Friday at STATE broke her 8 day old record by nearly 6 feet!!! Awesome. Congratulations to TWO FINE CRUSADERS - way to represent - we are proud of you both!!

STATE 4A TRACK @ WSU PICS
https://wellington-pics.smugmug.com/May-2017/State-4A-Track-WSU-052617/

AVCTL DIV IV LEAGUE HONORS SOFTBALL

FIRST TEAM 
MADI LEWELLEN - Pitcher, JACELYN BUCK - Shortstop

SECOND TEAM 
MORGAN HAIN - DP, JENNA RAUSCH - Outfield, BROOKE McCORKLE - Pitcher, AVERY RUSK - Utility

HONORABLE MENTION 
BROOKE McCORKLE - 1B, MCKENNA JONES - Catcher
 

AVCTL DIV IV LEAGUE HONORS BASEBALL

FIRST TEAM 
CADE PHELPS - 1B, ARLIS TROUTMAN - Outfield, CADE PHELPS - Pitcher

SECOND TEAM 
DEREK DRISKELL - 2B, JULIAN JIMENEZ - 3B

HONORABLE MENTION 
JACK NUSS - Catcher, THERIN FRAME - Pitcher, CHANTZ DAUGHERTY - Pitcher, AARON SCHOEMANN - Pitcher
 

KENNY ROADS MEMORIAL WEEKEND BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

The tournament is held annually in memory of Kenny who in the late 70's attended WHS as a student. Kenny lost his life in a tragic water-skiing accident near Tulsa, OK on May 29, 1978. Born on August 10, 1962 in San Diego, CA. Kenny completed his sophomore year at WHS, taking an active role in athletics, participating in Football, Basketball and Track. Although Kenny spent just one year at WHS, he was a friend to all.

Congratulations to the ROTARY who went 3-0 during the Memorial Tournament, followed by the BANKS @ 2-1, the LIONS @ 1-2 and DOUGLASS @ 0-3. Regular 13-15 yo Babe Ruth League games begin on Tuesday - WELCOME TO SUMMER!! 

THU: ROTARY 6 BANKS 4 / BANKS 13 LIONS 4
FRI: LIONS 12 DOUGLASS 4 / ROTARY 17 DOUGLASS 2
SAT: ROTARY 8 LIONS 4 / BANKS 18 DOUGLASS 3

KENNY ROADS MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT PICS
https://wellington-pics.smugmug.com/May-2017/Kenny-Roads-Memorial-Weekend-Baseball-Tourney/

About Author

Steve Sturgis
Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at shs74@wellington.cc or on Facebook or at any Crusader and/or Knight event year-round.