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Reichenberger holds another record; WMS boys win golf tourney; Oxford baseball team above .500…

first_img6Wellington46.5 RankTeam NameScore 5Belle Plaine66 9. Oxford baseball team…The Oxford boys baseball team is currently 4-5 overall and 3-3 in South Central Border League play. On April 6, Oxford split with Cedar Vale/Dexter losing game one 2-1 and winning the second 8-3. In the second game, Oggie Shimkus got the win with five innings pitched and striking out seven batters. Grant Smith was the big hitter for the Wildcats with a triple, two walks, and three RBIs.Quote from Oxford head coach Kyle Green (who is related to the head Oxford boys basketball coach):“Great day for baseball in Dexter. We had a heck of a 1st game with them. We led 1-0 for a long time, I believe into the 5th. Grant pitched his tailend off. He gave up 1 hit, a solo homerun, but continued to compete and battle. I was proud of his effort on the bump. We had our chances to tie the game and take the lead. I got a little aggressive with our kids on the base paths and put us in a bad situation at the end of the game. That’s on me as a coach. Credit our kids, they battled their tails off against a ranked opponent.Game 2, we came out strong. I think our kids had confidence from game 1 that carried over. We continued to have quality at bats. Oggie Shimkus did a great job on the mound as well, I was proud of his effort. Camren Clements came in and got in a tough situation and competed and battled out of it. It was a solid win for us, CVD went to state last year, and our kids were excited to be able to compete with them over two games. That is a solid ball club and with as many young kids as we are playing, as many as 6 freshman were on the field in game 2, it’s a true confidence builder. “•••••Then Oxford defeated Derby Homeschool 5-4 on April 10.Quote from Green:Derby has a solid team. Their catcher has signed with a Minnesota Juco, and he was a stud. One of the better kids we will see all year. I was very proud of our kids. It was a back and forth game, we took a lead, they came back and took the lead, and we battled to win the game. Our kids just kept competing and mentally they never got down. Great win for us and the best part of it was it was a total team win on the mound and at the plate.•••••Oxford would play third ranked Udall, losing 9-2 and 11-4.Quote from Green:This was a double header scheduled by Udall and us to replace a game we both lost making it non-league. I was more than happy to play them in a non-league, they are a darn good team, and we got better from playing them.The first game, we had a 1-0 lead into the 4th I believe. Grant Smith pitched well, he had another strong outing, but we had too many errors in the field. That’s just part of being a young team. The thing I loved is that our kids didn’t get down on themselves when they struggled. They battled through it. Dylan Reuter had another solid night at the plate in game 1, as did Smith. Dalton Silhan has been struggling at the plate, but he just keeps working, and found a way to get on base. He barreled up a couple of balls really well tonight. Game 2, we had a real struggle getting out of the first inning, between errors and Udall’s timely hitting, we were down 7-0 right off the bat. Our kids just kept fighting.We got it to 10-4, loaded the bases in the 5th, and Dalton hit a ball about as hard as we have all year. Tanner Roberts at 2B made a great play on it to double us off. Another inch or two and we score two runs, it’s 10-6 and we are still rolling with 1 out. But that’s the way baseball goes, it’s really a fickle game, and we were on the wrong side of it. Udall is a quality team and well coached, which is why they are ranked where they are.We have them again for the league double dip at home. We now get ready for a long week next week, with Flinthills on monday and Fredonia/Elk Valley on Thursday at home. Both games have their challenges, Flinthills is unranked, but split with Udall and currently is in 1st place in league. They are well coached and have quality pitching. Fredonia/Elk Valley is a 3A coop team and that will present a challenge playing a bigger squad. We just need to keep working in practice on the little things, quality at bats, hitting our spots on the mound, and gloving it up in the field. Do the ordinary things extra-ordinarily well, and we will be fine. Augusta33.50053.625 4Conway Springs67 See full results here: http://www.directathletics.com/results/track/39515.html 5. Wellington Middle School golfers on roll…The Wellington Middle School golf team hosted a nine-hole tournament Thursday. The WMS boys finished first and the girls came in third. The boys team scored a 200 with Augusta at 210 and Rose Hill at 270. In the girls, Wellington had a 288 with Augusta at 245 and Winfield at 284.Individually, Hanna Hawks continues to conquer the links with a 51 to finish first. Other girls participants include: Faith Rowley, seventh, 70; Payton Ginter, 12, 82; and Lauren Bales, 17th, 85.In the boys, Blake Saffell finished second at 45; Austin Goodrum third, 48; Jace Lawrence fourth, 50, Luke Scheufler, seventh, 56; True DeJarnett, eighth, 58.Other boys participants include: Rylan Blasi, 12th, 64; Berkeley Wright, 14th, 65; Luke McComb, 15th, 66; Tanner Dillon, 16th, 70; Ethan Rowley, 17th, 70; Tyler Jimenez, 19th, 71; Cody Metz, 20th, 77; Trace Witham, 22nd, 85; and Mason Lough, 23, 89. 6. WMS Richard Lawrence track results…Wellington Middle School was host to the Richard Lawrence track meet Thursday. Full results can be found here: The seventh grade boys 4×100 meter relay team was the only Knight entry to finish first in the home meet with a 51.14 time. 4. Notable track performances from Conway Springs and Belle Plaine were…•Jessica Heidel of Belle Plaine finished behind Schettler in the 100 meter dash in the invite with a 13.06 time. She would then win the triple jump with a 33-3.75 leap and place second in the long jump at 15-5.75.•Belle Plaine’s Devyn Smith placed second in both the 1600 and 3200 meter runs.•The Belle Plaine 4×100 girls relay team placed first with a 54.11 time.•Alicia Carter of Conway Springs finished first in the javelin throw with a 113-5 distance. Her teammate Skylar Misak finished second at 110-0.•Makayla Hollis finished first in the girls pole vault at 9-0.•Logan Creek of Conway Springs  would sweep the discus and shot puts events on the boys side with throws of 48-2 and 144-1 respectively. 10. League standings for varsity boys baseball: Boys baseball: Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail-Division IV 8. WHS tennis updates: Wellington boys participated in Collegiate on Monday. Ian King finished seventh in No. 1 singles; Will Long was fifth in No. 2 singles. Tyler Pettegrew/Brock Edwards were sixth in No. 1 doubles and Jon Ryberg/Jaden Adams were seventh in No. 2 doubles.In JV tennis, the Crusaders finished fourth in the Valley Center tournament on Tuesday. In No. 1 doubles Weston Driskell/Jared Oathout finished second. James Hinman/Ahmed Mohammed placed third in No. 2 doubles.Avery Rademacher finished sixth in No. 2 singles. Wellington had no No. 1 singles player. 9Udall11 Girls: 2. Belle Plaine Invite team results…The WHS track team along with Conway Springs and Oxford participated in the Belle Plaine Invitational Tuesday.Wellington boys finished third. While the Wellington girls placed sixth. Team results are as follows:Boys: 8Wichita Home School20 Circle040080 1Garden Plain99 2Conway Springs93 Wichita Collegiate24.33328.200 1Wichita-Collegiate111.5 8Douglass26 Colin Reichenberger, shown here in the 2014 State Track and Field Championships, is at it again, breaking records. He broke the 300 meter record at Belle Plaine Tuesday.by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Ten things to know about Sumner County sports this week…1. New school record…Colin Reichenberger, a Wellington High School senior, was breaking track records almost every outing in the hurdles event in 2014. He’s doing it again in 2015. Reichenberger broke the 300-meter hurdles record at the Belle Plaine Dragon Relays Tuesday, clocking in at 39.30 seconds.Last year, Reichenberger ran the 300 at 39.42 at the Kansas State Track and Field Championships, placing him second in Class 4A.Reichenberger also placed first in the 110-meter hurdles, coming in with a time of 15.00. That’s better than his state track time of 15.13. His personal best in the 110 is 14.48.We’ll keep tabs where Reichenberger is compared to others in the state. The Wellington High School track team will be traveling to Caldwell next Tuesday for its next meet of the season. 7. Junior varsity baseball team doing well…The Wellington junior varsity baseball team has had a good season so far. The Wellington JV team is 8-2 while the C team is 2-0.In JV action, Wellington swept Rose Hill on April 9: 15-3 and 7-5. The Crusaders then split with Andale on April 13 losing 9-8 in the first game and winning the second 5-2.The Wellington JV has a double header tonight at Augusta at 4:30 p.m. 10Wichita-Trinity15 9Udall18 3. Wellington individual performances worth noting…The first place Crusader boy finishers at Belle Plaine were:•Lane Beard in the pole vault with a 11-6 leap;•Orian Brown in the 400 meters with a 1:00.63;•Austin Pfalzgraf in the 800 meter run with a 2:07.52 time.Also, the Crusader boys 4×400 relay team finished second, and the 4×100 placed third.In the girls division, sophomore Jaycee Schettler finished first in the 100 meter dash with a 12.89 time.The 4×400 relay team placed first with a 4:20.06 time.Other top three finishers include:•The 4×100 relay team placing second.•Joanna Treadway finished second in the 800 meter dash.•Cajen Shore placing third in the long jump with a 14-10 leap. 3Wellington87 7Clearwater35 13Pretty Prairie2 TeamWLPct.WLPct. 11Wichita Home School8 6Garden Plain34 Andale/Garden Plain51.83373.700 11Wichita-Collegiate4 4Douglass69 9Oxford11 3Rose Hill74.5 RankTeam NameScore 12Pretty Prairie3 2Clearwater109.5 Wellington51.83373.700 11Oxford4 5Rose Hill58 LeagueOverall Clearwater13.25026.250 7Belle Plaine32 Accurate girls softball standings are not available.Follow us on Twitter. 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