Spencer Olson qualifies for golf districts

Posted May 18, 2018 at 9:40 pm

Akron-Westfield junior Spencer Olson qualified as an individual district qualifier at the Boys’ Golf Sectional Tournament held May 11 at Boyden-Hull in Hull.

He shot a 93 to advance and finished in 13th place.

Other scores included Juan Sanchez, 101; Jader Briggs, 102; Jack Anderson, 105; Max Anderson, 108; and Logan Smith, 119.

The team finished in fifth place overall with a score of 401. The first place team was Boyden-Hull with a score of 347.

District competition is May 18 at 10 a.m. and is hosted by St. Edmond, Fort Dodge at Lakeside Golf Club.

    A-W girls win golf Regional

    Brooke Koele places first

    The Akron-Westfield girls’ golf team won their Regional round May 14 in Primghar with a team score of 399.

    They advance to the Regionals Second Round on May 21 for a chance to go to the Class 1A State Tournament, which will be held May 29 – 30 at the American Legion Golf Course in Marshalltown.

    South O’Brien finished second at the meet with a score of 429, and Gehlen

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    A-W tracksters compete at Regionals

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Editor’s Note: Those who qualified for the State Meet are listed on this edition’s Front Page.

    On a cold, rainy, windy May 10, the Akron-Westfield tracksters headed to Mondamin for the Regional Track Meet.

    There were 14 teams competing: Akron-Westfield, Boyer Valley, Gehlen Catholic, Lawton-Bronson, Remsen-St. Mary’s, Ridge View, River Valley, Siouxland Christian, Tri-Center, West Harrison, West Monona, Westwood – Sloan, Whiting and Woodbine.

    Westerners Results

    The boys’

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    Westerners place eighth at WEC golf tournament

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Akron-Westfield boy golfers competed against 11 teams at the May 7 golf meet at The Ridge Golf Course in Sioux Center.

    The Westerners’ team score was 403. Winning team was Remsen-St. Mary’s with 334. The other teams placed as follows: Harris-Lake Park, 339; Unity Christian, 348; Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn-Remsen Union (MMC-RU) 353; Hinton, 367; Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, 382; West Sioux, 395; Akron-Westfield,403; Trinity Christian, 404; South O’Brien, 410; and Gehlen Catholic, 453.

    Individual Results

    Max Anderson

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    Lady Westerners place third at WS Meet

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Tracksters competed against the wind as well as competitors at the West Sioux Track Meet on April 30.

    Lady Westerner Results

    Akron-Westfield girls took third place with 85 points. Winning the meet was Unity Christian with 160 points, and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn-Remsen Union was second with 88 points.

    First Placings

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    A-W boys top Harris-Lake Park golfers

    At home on April 27, the Westerners finished with 185 points to Harris-Lake Park’s 188 points.

    Max Anderson had the Westerners’ top score with 43.

    Spencer Olson and Juan Sanchez tied with scores of 47.

    Logan Smith finished with 48; Jack Anderson had 51; and Jader Briggs, competing on varsity, scored a 52.

    Junior Varsity Boys

    Daytona Foley

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    Lady Westerner golfers take win against H-LP

    On April 27, Harris-Lake Park girls golfers visited the Akron Golf Course to compete against the Lady Westerners.

    A-W beat H-LP, 191-226.

    Akron-Westfield’s top scorer was Brooke Koele who scored a 43.

    Danika Smith was next with 48.

    Alayna Mullinix and Kayla Johnson tied with scores of 50; and Autumn Bundy had a 55.

    H-LP’s top scorer was

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    A-W trackster breaks school record

    With a time of 11.02 seconds, Akron-Westfield Westerner Leighton Blake, son of Kristin and Chris Blake of Akron, broke the school’s record in the 100 Meter Dash April 27 at Boyden-Hull-Rock Valley Track Meet.

    A-W’s previous record was 11.06 seconds and was made by Adam Loutsch in 2003 when he was a senior.

    With this new school record, Blake placed third at the B-H-RV track meet.

    Other Results

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    Trackster sets school record

    With a time of 11.02 seconds, Akron-Westfield Westerner Leighton Blake, son of Kristin and Chris Blake of Akron, broke the school’s record in the 100 Meter Dash April 27 at Boyden-Hull-Rock Valley Track Meet.

    A-W’s previous record was 11.06 seconds and was made by Adam Loutsch in 2003 when he was a senior.

    With this new school record, Blake placed third at the B-H-RV track meet.

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    A-W hosts golf meet

    The Akron-Westfield golf teams hosted Gehlen Catholic and Remsen St. Mary’s April 17 at the Akron Golf Course.

    Boys

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    The boys defeated Gehlen Catholic, 200-243

    Spencer Olson, first, with a score of 47

    Max Anderson, second, with a score of 48

    Juan Sanchez,

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