WS girls place fourth at Orabs’ meet

Posted April 29, 2016 at 3:48 pm

By Steve Peterson

West Sioux girls’ track and field team placed fourth of seven squads at the Sheldon Lady Orab Invitational held April 19 at Sheldon’s Orab Field.

The Lady Falcons had 70 points.

A highlight for the Lady Falcons was Hailey Pullman placing first in the 800-Meter Run with a time of 2:29.30, beating Makayla Witt of Central Lyon’s 2:31.09 time.

Pullman made it two wins as she also won the 1,500-Meter Run with a time of 5:19.24, beating Kenna Rieck of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn’s time of 5:25.79.

“Hailey ran really well in winning the 1,500 and 800. The team is coming along well,” said West Sioux Head Coach Dennis

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    WS’ Pullman, Ericson have top efforts

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux hosted the Falcon Coed Relays on April 21 in a variety of weather conditions.

    The Lady Falcons squad placed seventh with 33 points.

    Hailey Pullman won two events for West Sioux: the 800-Meter Run and the 1,500-Meter Run. Pullman had a time of 2:31.29 in the 800-Meters to edge Anneke Krauss of Unity Christian’s time of 2:33.91. Pullman won the 1,500-Meters race with a time of 5:23.62, the

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    WS girls soccer looks for first win

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux girls’ soccer team lost to Western Christian 6-0 in a match April 19 in Hull.

    Katey Koopmans made 29 saves in goal for the Lady Falcons.

    In another match West Sioux lost to Sioux Center 2-1 on April 21.

    Taylor Rodenburgh scored the West Sioux goal.

    West Sioux had an 0-5 record.

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    WS boys place sixth at own meet

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux boys’ track and field team finished in sixth place at the Falcons’ own meet April 21.

    Placing Third

    The Distance Medley Relay team had a time of 4:03.72. Members were Kezden Blankenship, Zach Hulshof, Porter Hummel and Jake Lynott.

    The 4×100-Meter Relay team had a time of 46.18 seconds. Team was Hummel, Lynott, Hulshof and Blankenship.

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    Falcons’ track squads battle at EP-J meet

    West Sioux’s track and field squads saw and will see some larger schools in recent meets, which should bode well for future battles, said Head Coach Dennis Weerheim.

    The Falcons were at the Huskies Relays at Elk Point-Jefferson in Elk Point, S.D., April 15. Both boys’ and girls’ teams had 17 points for last.

    “It was tough competition against some bigger schools but that is good for us,” said Weerheim.

    Jake Lynott

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    Hummel contributes to NWC women’s golf

    by Steve Peterson

    Northwestern College’s women’s golf team was in a tie for sixth place in the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) standings following the GPAC Qualifier No. 3 played at Highlands Golf Course in Lincoln, Neb., April 13.

    NWC was in seventh place after 36 holes in GPAC play and is tied for sixth now with Concordia with 356 total strokes for the qualifier. The total was the Red Raiders’ second best of the season. The two teams were

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    Falcons’ golf team is off to good start

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux boys’ golf team opened the 2016 season with a 176-196 win over South O’Brien at the Hawarden Golf Course April 4.

    “I was pleased with the boys’ score for the first match,” said West Sioux Head Coach Brad Klarenbeek. “Conditions weren’t too bad that night.”

    “Porter Hummel shot a 37 for his first match and that is very impressive because he had

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    2016 WS girls’ track and field team

    West Sioux girls’ track and field team members are (Front Row l-r:) Josie McKee, Abigail Kaskie, Cali Liston, Devyn Fogelsong, Kailey Bak, Sidney Reinking, Emma Avery, Taylor Gerritson, (Back Row l-r:) Danna Schipper, Camyron Ballard, Taylor Rodenburgh, Abbie Ericson, Danielle Schreiner, Brooklyn Steever, Hailey Pullman, Emma Mace, and Ana Topete. Not pictured were Vanesa Bueso and Head Coach Dennis Weerheim.

    Lady Falcons top SOS in golf opener

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux won the girls’ match with a score of 245 April 4 at the Hawarden Golf Course.

    South O’Brien did not have a full team.

    Taylor Pies led the Lady Falcons as she shot a 54.

    After Pies shot a 54, Emily McKenny was the next Lady Falcon with a 58; Jordan Steckelberg shot a 64 and Taylor Gerritson shot a 69.

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    Falcons outlast Knights in soccer opener

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux boys’ soccer squad opened the 2016 season with a 5-4 win over Unity Christian in a match determined by penalty kick April 4 at home.

    Joel Topete scored first for the Falcons in regulation time in the second half for a 1-1 tie.

    For the penalty kicks, scoring goals for the Falcons were Joel Topete, Benjamin Gomez, Bryan Barajas and Isaac Topete.

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