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Wolfpack Linksters Finish Second At NVC Meet

April 30, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

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The varsity team left to right is Liam Heithoff, Miles Schrage, Kyle Heithoff holding the runner-up trophy, Regan Kerkman, and Chad Bode. Coach Sladky is holding a coach award. Photo submitted

ATKINSON — The best golf teams in the Niobrara Valley Conference competed for top honors at the NVC Meet Tuesday, April 28.
Eleven schools were represented at the golf tournament, eight vying for the team championship. Winning the team title was West Holt with a score of 327. Elgin Public-Pope John finished second at 362 followed by Neligh-Oakdale 370, Clearwater-Orchard 403, North Central 409, Boyd County 414, CWC 418 and Ewing 462. Not figuring in the team score were Santee, Niobrara-Verdigre and Elkhorn Valley.
West Holt’s Alex Fritz shot an 18-hole score of 78 (39-39) to win medalist honors. The Wolfpack’s Chad Bode finished third with an 81 (42-39). Placing sixth was Kyle Heithoff who shot an 86 (47-39). Other Wolfpack scores included Miles Schrage 97 (49-48) to finish 18th, Liam Heithoff placed 20th with a score of 98 (51-47)while Regan Kerkman came in 22nd with a score of 99 (49-50).
EPPJ also had three Wolfpack golfers compete in the JV division. They were Kalin Henn 114 (57-57), Evan Schindler 119 (60-59) and Jack Borer 131 (62-69).

Heithoff Places 13th At Scotus Invite

April 30, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

COLUMBUS — Wolfpack golfers faced stiff competition Thursday, competing at the Columbus Scotus Invite.
Placed in the Jack Nicklaus Division against much bigger schools, the Wolfpack placed ninth out of 10 teams.
Winning the event was Grand Island CC with an 18-hole team score of 328. Columbus Lakeview took second at 354 followed by Hastings St. Cecilia 360, Waverly 362, West Point 355, York 367, Columbus Scotus 369, Omaha Concordia 375, EPPJ 381 and Loganview 393.
Medalist in the division was Eshan Sood of GICC who shot a 76 (38-38).
Leading the Wolfpack was Kyle Heithoff. The senior shot an 86 (45-41) to place 13th among golfers in his division.
Miles Schrage posted an 18-hole score of 93 (47-46) for EPPJ. Other Wolfpack scores on this day were Chad Bode 97 (50-47), Regan Kerkman 105 (53-52) and Liam Heithoff 106 (53-53).

Meis Wins Two Events At St. Mary’s Invite

April 30, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

O’NEILL — The Wolfpack posted three top efforts Wednesday at the St. Mary’s Invitational.
Having competed on the same track just one week ago, the Wolfpack track team improved their times and distances.
Leading the way was Ryan Pelster. A junior, Pelster won the 1600 meter run (4:57.70) and the 3200 meter run (10:42.49) as he continues to be one of the better long-distance runners in this part of the state.
He wasn’t the only Wolfpack runner to claim gold. Junior Austin Meis won the 200 meter dash with a time of 24.42 seconds, followed close behind by teammate Andrew Fangman who took second at 25.25 seconds. Earlier, Meis finished second in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.95 seconds.
Also enjoying success were two boys relay teams, each finishing second. The 400 meter relay team of Dylan Behnk, Kyle Kallhoff, Fangman and Meis posted a time of 48.46 seconds. The 1600 meter relay team of Meis, Behnk, Fangman and Pelster finished with a time of 3:55.51, less than two seconds behind CWC who won the event with a time of 3:53.88.
On the girls side, senior Taylor Schumacher finished second in two events — 800 meter run (2:38.11) and the pole vault (7’6”).
Liz Selting placed second in the triple jump with a best leap of 30’7 1/2”. Junior Jill Schindler finished second in the 200 meter dash with a time of 28.17 seconds.
Chambers/Wheeler Central won the boys team title with 157 points followed by Boyd County 107, Riverside 86, EPPJ 81, Niobrara-Verdigre 45, St. Mary’s 31, Ewing 7, N-VB 2, Santee 0.
St. Mary’s claimed the girls team title with 155.6 points followed by Riverside 126.3, EPPJ 65, Boyd County 63, Ewing 53, CWC 50, Niobrara-Verdigre 13, Santee 0, N-V B 0.

For the complete story, see the print edition of The Elgin Review.

Four Medal At O’Neill Invite

April 26, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

O’NEILL — The Wolfpack girls finished seventh and the boys track team finished ninth at the O’Neill Invitational held Thursday.
Battling some of the best teams in the area, the Wolfpack found success in a variety of events. Leading the way were sophomore Liz Selting who placed third in the triple jump.
Teammate Taylor Schumacher finished third in the pole vault.
Jill Schindler placed in both the 100 and 200 meter dash events.
For the boys, Ryan Pelster led the way with a second place finish in the 1600 meter run. Earlier, Pelster took third in the 3200 meter run.
In the boys team competition, Wausa won with 98 points. followed by Chambers/Wheeler Central 80.5, Creighton 75, Elkhorn Valley 72, North Central 63, Boyd County 47, Bloomfield 32, Humphrey St. Francis 21, EPPJ 17, Clearwater/Orchard 11.5, Ewing 6, Spalding Academy 3 and St. Mary’s 1.
St. Mary’s won the girls team title with 129 points followed by North Central 89, Clearwater/Orchard 69, Creighton 42, Ewing 32, Chambers/Wheeler Central 30, EPPJ 29, Spalding Academy 28, Humphrey St. Francis 27, Boyd County 26, Elkhorn Valley 10, Wausa 9, Niobrara/Verdigre 6 and Bloomfield 1.
Competing in Division Two, here are the Wolfpack individual results:
Girls
100 meter dash — 1. Bridget Schneider, St. Mary’s, 13.58 seconds; 4. Jill Schindler, EPPJ, 14.05
200 meter dash — 1. Kinzly Macke, Clearwater/Orchard, 27.78 seconds; 4. Jill Schindler, EPPJ, 29.09
400 meter dash — 1. Kylie Thiele, Clearwater/Orchard, 1:01.30; 6. Lydia Behnk, EPPJ, 1:06.56
800 meter run — 1. Kylie Thiele, Clearwater/Orchard, 2:27.28
1600 meter run — 1. Lexy Heyden, North Central, 5:47.94; 5. Jenna Parks, EPPJ, 6:13.18
3200 meter run — 1. Lexy Heyden, North Central, 12:26.98; 6. Sydney Kerkman, EPPJ, 14:23.55
100 meter hurdles — 1. Rachel Stewart, North Central, 16.46 seconds
300 meter hurdles — 1. Rachel Stewart, North Central, 50.07 seconds
400 meter relay — 1. St. Mary’s, 53.94 seconds
1600 meter relay — 1. Clearwater/Orchard, 4:20.87; 6. EPPJ (Lydia Behnk, Baylee Wemhoff, Liz Selting, Jenna Parks), 4:36.18
3200 meter relay — 1. St. Mary’s, 10:28.89; 5. EPPJ (Jenna Parks, Liz Selting, Baylee Wemhoff, Taylor Schumacher), 11:50.84
High jump — 1. Rachel Stewart, North Central, 5’1”
Pole vault — 1. Mackenzie Wecker, St. Mary’s, 9’6”; 3. Taylor Schumacher, 7’6”; 5. Jordan Mescher, EPPJ, 7’
Long jump — 1. Rebecca Eggerling, Creighton, 15’4 3/4”
Triple jump — 1. Ranee Keehn, Elkhorn Valley, 34’; 3. Liz Selting, EPPJ, 31’9”
Shot put — 1. Addie Shaw, North Central, 40’6”
Discus — 1. Emily Pongratz, St. Mary’s, 108’10”
Boys
100 meter dash — 1. Austin Hegge, Wausa, 11.61 seconds; 6. Austin Meis, EPPJ, 12.28
200 meter dash — 1. Austin Hegge, Wausa, 23.42 seconds; 6. Austin Meis, EPPJ, 24.83
400 meter dash — 1. Brook Baller, Creighton, 53.16 seconds
800 meter run — 1. Caleb Rihanek, Boyd County, 2:11.22
1600 meter run — 1. Colin Erickson, North Central, 4:49.49; 2. Ryan Pelster, EPPJ, 4:58.60
3200 meter run — 1. Colin Erickson, North Central, 10:19.13; 3. Ryan Pelster, EPPJ, 10:41.76
110 meter hurdles — 1. Kyle Kleinschmit, Wausa, 17.06 seconds
300 meter hurdles — 1. Kyle Kleinschmit, Wausa, 44.71 seconds
400 meter relay — 1. Elkhorn Valley, 46.89 seconds; 6. EPPJ (Andrew Fangman, Dylan Behnk, Kyle Kallhoff, Austin Meis), 48.92
1600 meter relay — 1. North Central, 3:41.53
3200 meter relay — 1. Chambers/Wheeler Central, 8:57.80
High jump — 1. Jagger Smith, Clearwater/Orchard, 5’8”
Pole vault — 1. Kyle Young, Bloomfield, 9’6”
Long jump — 1. Austin Hegge, Wausa, 20’3”
Triple jump — 1. Austin Hegge, Wausa, 41’8”
Shot put — 1. Jayle Hinkle, Chambers/Wheeler Central, 50’0 1/4”
Discus — 1. Jayle Hinkle, Chambers/Wheeler Central, 140’1”

Wolfpack Golfers Fourth At Ewing Invite

April 26, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Wolfpack golf team finished fourth Wednesday at the Ewing Golf Invitational.
West Holt posted a team score of 338 to finish first followed by Osmond 345, Norfolk Catholic 347 and EPPJ at 365. Altogether, 10 schools battled in the team competition.
Medalist was Zach Kumm of Osmond who shot an 18-hole score of 78. EPPJ sophomore Chad Bode finished fourth with an 84 and teammate Kyle Heithoff was sixth with an 85.
Other Wolfpack scores were Kalin Henn 97, Miles Schrage 99 and Liam Heithoff 104.

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