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Regional prep sports roundups: Sept. 21

September 21, 2012

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Baldwin

• Baldwin won its fourth-straight boys soccer game on Tuesday with a 6-0 victory against Ottawa to improve to 7-1. The victory was also the Bulldogs’ fourth-consecutive shutout. Goalkeeper Mason Bandre has allowed just one goal in five games for Baldwin. Junior Russell Cloon scored twice to lead the Bulldogs on Tuesday.

• The Baldwin football team lost its first game of the season in a battle of Class 4A unbeaten teams with a 42-31 loss at St. James Academy on Sept. 14. The Bulldogs took a 31-21 lead late in the third quarter before the Thunder stormed back with 21 unanswered points. Baldwin returns to action at 7 p.m. on Friday when it hosts Spring Hill (1-2).

De Soto

• Angel Vasquez broke a school record as De Soto’s boys cross-country team dominated the Bonner Springs Invitational on Saturday at Wyandotte County Park. Vasquez won the boys 5,000 meters with a time of 15:34.92, more than 40 seconds ahead of second place. Just behind Vasquez was freshman teammate Luis Murillo (16:16.44) and, in fourth place, fellow senior Diego Sanchez (16:52.03). Junior Teddy Koehler (16:57) placed sixth and senior Chad Ollendick (17:06.79) placed ninth to give the Wildcats five top 10 boys runners on Saturday. Sophomore Meredith Wolfe (15:36.94) led the way for the girls. Vasquez is a few seconds away from ranking among the nation’s top 50 high school runners, while Murillo is now ranked among the top 10 freshmen in the country.

• De Soto volleyball is now 13-11 after going 2-2 at the Rossville Tournament on Saturday and a 2-3 loss on Tuesday at Louisburg (19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 13-25, 8-15). The Wildcats picked up victories on Saturday against Royal Valley (25-11, 25-12) and Rossville (25-20, 25-9) and lost to Holton (28-30, 21-25) and Towanda Circle (25-19, 27-29, 24-26).

• Brittani Jenson shot a 39 to lead her De Soto/Mill Valley golf team to victory on Wednesday at the Paola Country Club, followed by Hadley Tharp with a 46. The team edged host Spring Hill by 23 shots to win the invitational.

Eudora

• The Cardinals girls cross-country team won last week’s invitational in Wellsville while the boys went on to place second in cold and wet conditions.

For the girls, Danielle Topil (first), Anna Brown (third), Kelsey Balluch (fourth) and Chloe Jo Fewins (fifth) gave Eudora a presence in the top five.

Jon Miller (fourth) led the boys runners.

The Cardinals will next compete in Saturday’s Rim Rock Invitational in Lawrence.

• Eudora’s volleyball team improved to 2-1 in Frontier League play on Tuesday with a victory against Spring Hill (25-21, 30-32, 25-23, 25-12). Seniors Madison maring and Kristen Dennis led Eudora in kills. Eudora returns to competition on Saturday in a tournament at Tonganoxie High School.

• Cardinals football is 3-0 after a 33-20 victory against De Soto on Sept. 14. The Cardinals compiled 393 total rushing yards on 62 carries as three players ran for 100 yards or more — Gabe Cleveland (100), Garret Elston (131) and Markis Hill (135). Eudora heads to Paola to continue league play at 7 p.m. Friday.

Shawnee

• The Mill Valley boys soccer team improved to 4-3-1 with a 4-0 victory against Basehor-Linwood on Wednesday. Isaiah Gum recorded a hat trick just before halftime, and Jack Lopez added the final goal with just 34 seconds left to play. Goalkeeper Taylor Hunter earned the shutout victory against the Bobcats.

• The Jaguars girls cross-country team won its third consecutive meet on Saturday at the Bonner Springs Invitational, and the boys team placed second behind De Soto. Freshman Amber Akin set a new school record with a time of 15:20 to lead all Jaguars runners and place third. Akin was followed by freshman Ellie Wilson in fourth place with a 15:25. A matter of seconds separated Mill Valley’s top six runners. Sophomore Callahan Eckhardt placed 13th with a 17:15, followed by senior Andrew Eigsti (17:18), junior Graham Wilson (17:18) and senior Stephen McEnery (17:19). In 18th and 19th were senior Chris Gillespie (17:19) and freshman Derek Meeks (17:20).

• Senior quarterback Skyler Windmiller scored six touchdowns (five rushing, one passing) in a 47-6 victory against Basehor-Linwood on Sept. 14. Windmiller amassed 157 yards on the ground and added 200 passing yards to improve to 2-1. Ryan Bath, Blake Miles, T.J. Phillips and Tim Thomas each recorded more than 12 tackles against the Bobcats. The Jaguars will try to continue their unbeaten streak in Kaw Valley League play when they travel Tonganoxie (1-2) at 7 p.m. Friday.

Tonganoxie

• Tonganoxie’s boys soccer team won its seventh straight against Mill Valley on Monday in a 2-1 victory. After falling behind 1-0, Matt Saathoff tied the game just before halftime. Asher Huseman notched the game-winner with 20 minutes left in the game.

• The Chieftains volleyball team earned its first league loss against Mill Valley on Tuesday in Tonganoxie’s third-straight defeat. The Jaguars dropped the Chieftains to 6-5 with a win in straight sets (25-12, 25-20, 25-16). Senior Jenny Whitledge reached double figures in digs (20) and kills (10). Junior Marissa Martin had 17 digs and senior Olivia Hollingsworth added eight.

• Tonganoxie’s boys cross-country team placed second at Tuesday’s home invitational, led by Garrett French, who finished fifth with a time of 17:15. Jeff Neal placed 10th with a run of 17:58. Sophia Wetta led Tonganoxie’s girls runners with her 16th-place finish after recording a time of 16:38.

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