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MCL Information

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Dietz places in top sixteen at state tennis

By Gracie Hickson
State Tennis
With her eyes glued to the ball, Dietz prepares to hit the ball to her opponent at State.  

On October 13-14 Adrian Dietz travelled to State tennis in Prairie Village, Kansas, at Harmon Park. Dietz placed in the top sixteen with a 1-2 record.

Dietz started the day playing Lydia Miller from Sterling and lost in two sets, 1-6 and 4-6. In the second round, Dietz faced Emma Powell from Maranatha Christian Academy winning 9-6. In Dietz’s final match, she played against Savannah Noel from Osborne, losing 5-9.

Dietz reflected on her first state appearance.

“It’s an experience and it recognizes all the dedication coaches and players put in, and I learned a lot.”

 

 

Trego volleyball excels at MCL

Volleyball 10/14
Preparing to spike the ball, Lili Shubert jumps high to ensure the ball travels over the net into Smith Center’s court on October 14.

By Sybil Giefer
The TCHS volleyball team competed at the Mid Continent League championships on Thursday, October 12, and Saturday, October 14. The Lady Eagles snatched the runner-up position with a 4-2 record.

On Thursday, Trego went up against Plainville and came out the victor after going through three sets. The first set, Trego fell to the Cardinals 22-25. Then, Trego came back beating Plainville 25-21. In the final set, Trego wrapped it up winning with a score of 25-15.

In the next match, also on Thursday, Trego beat Hill City in two sets. In the first set, Trego won with a score of 25-22. Despite a close score in that set, Trego came back with a 25-12 to leave Thursday with a record of 2-0.

On Saturday, the Eagles had a slow start, falling to Smith Center after three sets. Trego lost the first set 16-25 but then retaliated with a win of 25-20. However, the girls once again lost in the third set with a score of 27-25.

Coming back prepared, Trego went up against Ellis. Winning the first set 25-18, the Eagles also won the second set 25-13.

Trego was Pool B runner-up where they defeated Stockton, winner of Pool A, after three sets. In the first set, Trego fell to the Tigers 21-25. In the second set, however, Trego came back to beat Stockton 27-25. In the last set, Trego once again won with a score of 25-22.

In the last match, Trego went up against TMP. Playing only two sets, Trego fell to TMP in the first with a score of 21-25. In the final set of the day, Trego once again lost to TMP with a score of 18-25.

Senior Taylor Sells, when asked how their MCL success prepared them for sub-state, weighed in on the events of the day.

“It’s given us confidence and we proved to ourselves that if we play our best, we can beat anyone.”

The Lady Eagles will next compete at home for their sub-state title on October 21.

 

Eagles have streak of bad luck

By Kelby Aschenbrenner
The Golden Eagles faced the 5-1 Hoxie Indians at Hoxie on October 13.

Flying into the first quarter, the Eagles were caught off guard as the Indians surpassed them by scoring 14 points to Trego’s zero.

The Eagles regained their confidence and pulled away with 16 points to start their run on the scoreboard. However, the Indians also scored 16 points and maintained their lead on Trego. The score was 16-30 at half-time.

After a short break, Trego came to play and managed to score eight more points against the Indians. Hoxie, on the other hand, scored 12 points.

Running into the last quarter, the Eagles succeeded in scoring another six points, but they were no match for the Indians who made 24 points. The final score was 30-66.

 

 

 

Cross Country comes home with silver and gold

Cross Country 10/12
Passing the mile mark, Gracie Hickson keeps up the pace knowing that one-third of the race is over on October 12.

By Dawson Arnold
The Trego cross country team had continued success at the Thunderhawk Invitational in Grainfield on October 12. The girls’ team once again brought home a gold medal, and the boys’ team came home with silver.

Helen Giefer took first individually for the girls’ team in the run with a time of 19:53. Coming in third was Sybil Giefer with a time of 21:44. Finally, taking home another medal for the girls was Aleah Howard taking sixth with a time of 23:36.

Also running for the girls’ cross country team was Sydney Boyle and Gracie Hickson.

Running for the boys’ team and placing third was Wyndom Giefer with a time of 18:41. Coming in close behind was Bernard Giefer placing seventh with a time of 18:56. Also earning an individual medal, Willy Barney placed tenth with a time of 19:12.

Other members of the boys’ team included Benjamin Anderson, Andrew Mejia, Cooper Desormiers, and Evan Wilds.