CONGRATULATIONS to our BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM - STATE 4A MEET BOUND to WAMEGO SATURDAY!
THE BEST we can tell - this is the FIRST WHS CC TEAM to achieve this accomplishment in the history of Wellington High School! ZOWIE!!
Congratulations to the WHS JV Girls Tennis team - the 6 young ladies were in competition Thursday at the JV AVCTL LEAGUE TOURNAMENT @ Collegiate and came away with a strong 3rd place finish! Here's how it all shook out:
JV League at Collegiate
#1 Singles Lexi Saffell 2-1 2nd Place overall
#2 Singles Calli Hatfield 2-1 2nd Place overall
#1 Doubles Natalie Henning & Olivia Brand 1-2 4th Place Overall
Our WMS 7/8 Girls Tennis Team hosted Derby Thursday afternoon at the 9th St. Courts. A tough day for the Lady Knights against a very strong Derby group.
Winners were: Kami Reichenberger, Jensen Lynnes, Josie Walker and Emma Stover. Good luck at the Pioneer League Tournament next week ladies!!
The WHS and WMS Cross Country Squads traveled north to Halstead on Thursday and brought home a NEW WHS RECORD HOLDER in the 5000 Meter! Congratulations to Mackenzie Heacock, a sophomore at WHS, who finished 12th with a time of 22.30 in the 5K, a MEDAL, a personal best for Mackenzie and as already noted - the NEW WHS RECORD HOLDER!! Congratulations Mackenzie - that is awesome!
Here are more results from Halstead:
VARSITY GIRLS 5K
Mackenzie Heacock - 22.30 / 12th / Medal / PR (New WHS RECORD!)
The WMS Knight football squads road-tripped to Clearwater Thursday for some Pioneer League action. The 7th graders had a hard time getting things going on both sides of the ball, coming up short in the 30-0, 7th Grade Clearwater victory.
The nightcap produced a closer contest but a heart breaker in the end...Clearwater scored with just 20 secs. left for their 21-14 triumph.
If this article was about WHS matches lost at the Kingman Invitational on Tuesday by our Varsity Girls Tennis squad, the article would end here. So instead, let's talk about the perfect day for the team and a career benchmark set by Senior Mekenna Adams.
Wellington dominated, 13-0 as a team in match play, 4 "1st" place finishes and of course on top of the team totals, defeating Buhler, Valley Center, Kingman, Haven and Nickerson. Here are the totals:
The WMS 7/8 Volleyball squads were in action Monday - the 8th Grade Lady Knights HERE, hosting Clearwater and Rose Hill and the 7th Grade Lady Knights AWAY @ Clearwater w/ Rose Hill.
Here are the results from both venues:
8TH GRADE @ WMS
vs Rose Hill / Clearwater
vs. Rose Hill
Set 1: 25-5 W
Nikki Peninger 1 kill, 4 assists, 1 ace
The VARSITY WHS Volleyball Girls as well as the FRESHMAN squad, were both in action on Saturday at two different venues. Both squads performed well and came home with 2nd Place Hardware - Congratulations Ladies!!
WHS VARSITY VOLLEYBALL
@ Cheney HS (Red & Blue Classic)
Saturday, Sep. 23, 2017
Pool Play Results
Congratulations to our Lady Crusader Varsity Girls Tennis Team!! A strong finish on Saturday and are ranked #4 in 4A by the Kansas Tennis Coaches Association!
The Lady Crusaders finished 7th as a team out of 18 at Saturday's Tournament of Champions at Wichita Collegiate. Schools that beat us were #1 and #3 teams in 6A rankings, #2, #3, and #4 teams in 5A rankings, and #1 team Collegiate in 4A rankings. We finished ahead of all other ranked teams #2 Independence, and #3 McPherson.