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Sports Spring Sports Wrap Up

managing Editor • kelsi kitchener

The Excalibur

may 20, 2009 • Volume 19, Issue 9



Coach: Stacy Allinson Record: 9-9 Impact Players: Seniors Haley Gadsby and Carly Allinson Biggest challenge: “Bringing our A game every time we played.” Season Highlight: “Our spring break tournament and the senior leadership.” Improvements for next season: “Working hard and staying focused at all times and playing with heart.”


Compiled by Carly Allinson, Reporter mckenzy hampton and jerome bwire photos

Coach: Kurt Nielson and Joe Lezar Record: 1-4 Impact Players: Senior Stephanie Glantz, juniors Erin Meyering, Megan McCord, sophomores Melena Mendive, Mack King and Ramsey Reed. Biggest challenge: “Getting the team in shape and staying there.” Season Highlight: “Improving in our events and cutting times.” Improvements for next season: “Getting in the pool earlier in the season and getting back in shape.”



Coach: Brian Nelson Record: 9-6 Impact Players: Seniors Phil Sacks, Anthony Stolo, Nathan Platt, Ethan Wilson, juniors Chris Stocker and Nick Finney Biggest challenge: “Playing consistent baseball.” Season highlights: “Beating Spanish Springs two out of three games to take the number two seed in regionals and Harrison Call’s pitching performance.” Improvements for next season: “We need to become more efficient and well rounded and better defensively. And to find solid pitching performances.”


Coaches: Ed Parise Record: 3-0 Impact Players: Seniors Sam Garcia, Erik Evasovic, Mike LaGrone, Nick Rauh, Ian Faulds, Matt Tradewell, Melissa Wolf, Breanna Wagner, Rachel Collins and Channing Fleischmann Biggest challenge: “That our individuals are willing to make sacrifices for the greater good of the team.” Season highlights: “Qualifying for 25 events on the girls side for Region Finals and qualifying for 27 events on the boys side for Region Finals.” Improvements for next season: “Getting more athletes out for the 2010 season.”

Coach: Anji Ruppert Record: Undefeated Impact Players: Juniors Jenny Arnold and Molly Matzoll Biggest challenge: “Keep them motivated and wanting to dive.” Season Highlight: “Jenny going undefeated and taking 1st place at every meet and Molly taking second place at every meet.” Improvements for next season: “More commitment at practice and more motivation.”

Boys Golf

Coach: Mark Harbrecht Record: N/A Impact Player: Junior Trent Virden Biggest challenge: “Getting players to always compete.” Season highlights: “Finishing 2nd twice this season.” Improvements for next season: “Just keep getting the scores lower.”


Coach: anji ruppert Record: Undefeated Impact Players: juniors jenny arnold and molly matzoll Biggest challenge: “keep them motivated and wa...