Weekly Sports Update (10/20/14 - 10/25/14)

posted Oct 27, 2014, 8:48 AM by trevell@usd355.org
The Eagle Cross Country team traveled to Meade over the weekend for Regionals.  As usual, the varsity girls’ squad dominated and finished 1st.  Sophomore Joanna Strecker finished 3rd, junior Abbie Reichuber finished 4th, sophomore Maddie Hayes finished 5th and freshman Cailey Carmen finished 6th.  The girls’ Cross Country team has now won their 6th Regional in a row.  The boys’ team had senior Morgan Feemster finish 3rd and sophomore Jacob Kasselman finish 10th.  Both teams will travel to Wamego on Saturday for the 2A State Cross Country meet.

Lady Eagle Volleyball season ended this weekend as they made the trek to Spearville for 2A Sub-State.  The team went 1-1 on Saturday as they defeated Kiowa County 23-25, 25-22, 25-16 but lost a close one to South Central in the semi-final 21-25, 22-25.  Seniors Delaney Beckwith, Becca Parke, Tawny Arndt and the rest of the team ended their season with a 23-12 record.

On Thursday, the Middle School volleyball team traveled to Ness City.  A-team defeated Ness City (A) 26-24, 25-12 and the B-team defeated Ness City (B) 25-19, 25-5.  B/C-team defeated Sacred Heart (A) 25-8, 25-18 and C-team defeated Sacred Heart (B) 26-24, 25-8.  A-B-C teams finished their season with a combined record of 48-2.

The Varsity football team went east Friday night to battle the Little River Redskins.  The Eagles couldn’t hold the Redskins on defense and ended up losing 22-48.  They quickly found themselves in a hole in the first quarter with a safety than a kickoff return for a touchdown for the Redskins.  From there on, they tried to play catch-up, but couldn’t quite get there.  The offense was led by junior fullback Jordan Duvall.  He rushed for 138 yards with a touchdown and caught 3 passes for 60 yards.  Sophomore quarterback Tyson Martinez passed for 136 yards with 10 completions and one touchdown.  Senior wide receiver Marc Waite caught the lone touchdown with a 36 yard pass in the third quarter.  Defensively, Duvall led all tackles with nine and a sack for a loss of 10 yards.  The Ellinwood Eagles (3-5) will play their final game of the 2014 season this Thursday against the Canton-Galva Eagles (4-4) at 7 p.m.  Since it will be Senior Night, ceremonies will start before kickoff.

On Thursday, the Middle School football team headed west to Ness City to take on the Eagles.  They were victorious with a 36-6 score.  They ended their season with a 6-1 record.

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