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Archive for Friday, April 9, 1999

LOCAL BRIEFS FOR FRIDAY

April 9, 1999

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P-L boys capture

Silver Lake meet

Silver Lake -- Perry-Lecompton scored 155 points and won the boys portion of the nine-team Silver Lake Invitational track and field meet on Tuesday.

John Mulvihill and Joe Corcoran were double winners for the Kaws. Mulvihill won the high and intermediate hurdles while Corcoran captured the 100 and 200 dashes.

In the girls portion, Perry-Lecompton finished third. Heidi Yost won the long and triple jumps and was second in the 400.

Butler's Tallman

posts fourth win

Butler County left-hander Scott Tallman, a 1997 Lawrence High graduate, improved his record to 4-1 with an 8-0 baseball victory over Brown Mackie Junior College on Wednesday.

Tallman scattered six hits over four innings as Butler, now 25-11 overall and 12-2 in the Jayhawk Conference, posted its 14th consecutive victory.

LHS tennis shifted

Thursday's scheduled Lawrence High quadrangular tennis tournament at the Lawrence Tennis Center was postponed because of bad weather and rescheduled for April 19.

Kansas track teams to compete in Wichita

The Kansas men's and women's track and field teams will travel to Wichita on Saturday to compete in the U.S. Collegiate Track and Field series.

The Jayhawks will compete against Wichita State and Missouri-Kansas City in the annual triangular. UMKC is taking the place of Kansas State in this year's meet.

Before the U.S. Collegiate meet begins, the Jayhawks will be one of 13 schools competing in the annual K.T. Woodman Track Classic, also at Wichita State. The Woodman Classic begins at 9 a.m. and the triangular begins at 2:30 p.m.

Lawrence-Free State swim teams win big at SME

Overland Park -- Swimming in a third meet in five days, the Lawrence and Free State swim teams made the most of its opportunities on Thursday at Shawnee Mission East.

The Firebirds won the East Invitational with 107 points, six points more than the Lions who finished with 101. Host Shawnee Mission East finished in third with 82 points.

Free State's Caitlin Standish, won the 100 backstroke (1:02.21) and 100 breaststroke (1:13.57) in back-to-back events.

The Lions Andrea Hemphill was the meet's only other multiple winner, capturing the 200 freestyle in 1:58.01 and the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:02.71.

"This has been a very grueling 10 days for us," Lawrence-Free State coach Pat Grzenda said. "We didn't have a lot of time improvements, but that's what happens when you swim three meets in five days."

Both squads will compete in this weekends Mo-Kan Meet at Central High in Kansas City, Mo.

Leavenworth tops LHS in soccer, 2-1

Leavenworth -- Despite 13 saves by goalie Taylor Guntert, the Lawrence High soccer team fell short against Leavenworth on Thursday, 2-1.

Lawrence's (0-3) lone score came on a Megan Graham unassisted shot.

The Lion's JV was also in action and battled to a 0-0 tie with the Pioneers.

The Lions were without coach Chris Bertrand for the contest. Bertrand had surgery to remove a cyst on his tongue early in the day.

Lawrence plays its next game at home on April 13 against Olathe North.

LHS sophomores

win doubleheader

Leavenworth -- Lawrence High's sophomore baseball team swept a baseball doubleheader from Leavenworth, 6-2 and 10-9, on Thursday.

In the opener, Chris Johnson homered, Casey Rahmeier went 2-for-3 and Mike Morrell was the winning pitcher. Sheldon McGuire earned the save.

In the nightcap, John-Todd Gammill went 2-for-4 with a double, Kevin Jacob was 3-for-4, and Jason Fry was 2-for-2. Scott Belford was the winning pitcher, and Rahmeier gained the save.

The Lions improved to 2-1.

Lawrence softball sweeps twinbill

Overland Park -- Lawrence High's softball team improved to 4-0 on the year after winning both contests against Shawnee Mission East on Thursday.

After winning the first game, 5-1, the Lions won the second game 10-0 behind a no-hitter from freshman Ashley Burnett. Burnett also contributed at the plate and went 2-for-3 in the second game.

"It was nice to see Ashley get a no-hitter in her first game," Lawrence coach Reenie Stogsdill said. "It took us a while to get going, but then we broke out offensively and played great."

Dani May went 3-6 with 2 RBI against the Lancers and Kayla Dreiling went 4-for-7 in the two games.

In JV action, the Lions split with East, losing the first game 6-3 and winning the second 14-2. Larissa Johnson was the winning pitcher and Jamie Rusk went 5-for-6 in two games for the Lions.

Lawrence will play at home on Tuesday against Olathe South.

Lawrence 5, Shawnee Mission East 1

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Summer Heiserman and Dani May. Shocke and Harttence.

LHS 10, Shawnee Mission East 0

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Ashley Burnett and May. Boyd and Harttence.

LHS baseball splits with Leavenworth

Leavenworth -- Lawrence High split its double header at Leavenworth, losing the first game 11-1 before winning the second, 8-7.

Jon Murray's two-run home run in the eighth inning of the second game gave the Lions a 8-7 lead and the win.

"Jon's homer in the eighth was big for us in that second game," Lawrence coach Dirk Wedd said. "We didn't play with very much intensity in the first game and the second game was just like night and day because we played much better."

Along with Murry's second game blast, Dustin Myers added a pair of hits and Nick Wilcox went 3-for-5 with a homer in the series.

Lawrence (2-2) will play a makeup game against Shawnee Mission North on Saturday at noon at Holcom.

Leavenworth 11, Lawrence 1

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John Murry, Brandon Bingham (4), Ryan Julian (6) and Nick Wilcox. Blake Howard and Jason Allison. 2B -- Nolan Samuels, Clauser, Erizin. HR -- Nichlan. WP -- Howard. LP -- Murry.

Lawrence 7, Leavenworth 6

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Matt Wiedeman, Rob Etken (5) and Curtis Ledbetter. Koomitz, Jones (4) and Allison. 2B -- Samuels, Clauser, Shoemaker. HR -- Nick Wilcox, John Murray, Allison. WP -- Etken. LP -- Koomitz.

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