Greater expectations for Merrill golf in 2018 — SPRING SPORTS

"We've been working on some step things", Hjelle said.

Contact Piette by visiting: and using the Contact tab for more information. A lot of teams are in the same boat we are.

"Our expectations are a lot like last year, and last year we got better every time out", Booher said. We play at John Marshall.

"Win on Saturday and we'll have 48 points with five games left". As a sophomore, Fritz helped lead Jefferson County to a District 2-AAA runner-up finish and a Region appearance.

"The field is fantastic", Heartland Christian coach Chris Gault said. It changed the way I thought about it and practiced. Hats to them. They centered the ball. "We're proud to have it and all the guys next year will be proud to wear it". We had way better performances against them.

Head coach Jeff Schafer, who co-coaches with Peter Bogardus, said their goal is to "go out and have fun and compete well". Their attitudes are up. "We host a conference meet on May 4, our invitational on May 12, and the Valley Regional state tournament on May 22". He can run a 57 (-second) 400, and should get the time down a few seconds this season. Zach Rybak hit into a fielder's choice, with Southwestern making an error at first base, which allowed Romanik to score the lone run for the Black Knights.

Southwestern (1-0, 1-0) responded took the lead with two runs in the fourth inning.

Kaydee Kinsey picked up the win for Indian Creek.

While Merzbacher has displayed her dominance on the court this season, she is one of the most involved student athletes off the court as well.

"It felt like home and where I needed to be for my next four years", she said. "The guys I'm running with, we're really close and have a good friendship". We made good contact.

Besides Webb and Jones, the Argylls had Joey Marshall placed first in the 110-meter hurdles, and he will be one of the senior leaders. "They keep the girls together". "Purkey has a chance to qualify for regional if she continues to work hard, and we have some young athletes we can develop over the next three years". Makaylee Meeks pitched the final 1 1/3 innings.

Silver Creek recorded two quick outs in the seventh before Jack Brinkley walked.

The best part of her game, Petersen says, is the short game.

Academically, Wendell is on the high honor roll and focuses her studies toward the sciences because she plans to go to Physician Assistant school after her under-grad.

"She provides a lot of our points for one, but she's a really positive example to those who are around on the team", Motes said. Madelyn Yoho singled, doubled and tallied two RBI. Caitlin Shannon chipped in with a single and two RBI.

Scott was fourth in the pole vault at 7-0 while Lauren Hoerstkamp ended fifth at 6-6.

Indian Creek countered with three runs in the home half of the inning.

Bowden said that his legs were feeling a little bit tight before the race, and that the weather is a mental barrier that he must adapt to and overcome. Everyone is in the same position.

While seeing how his players perform will be crucial to filling out Miller's depth chart, their approach to the game will be just as important. More players with good promise are Freshman Ivan Thorson; Sophomores Mike Casper, Dan Pepke, Riley Schots, Gary Hoffman; and Junior Hunter Hintz. "I just want to stay healthy and work hard".

Tulsi Patel played "out of her mind", going the distance in 3 sets but falling just short at the end, playing for over 2 hours in the bitter cold.

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