Haley Hess named league’s top female track athlete
Clay sophomore runner Haley Hess was named the Three Rivers Athletic Conference’s top female athlete after winning two individual championships at the league meet.
Hess won the 1,600, finishing in 5:07.34 to outdistance runner-up Erin Gyurke, a senior from Clay, who finished in 5:08.42.
Gyurke did win the 3,200, finishing in 11:17.25 to defeat runner-up Emily Stahl (11:35.07), a junior from Findlay.
Haley Hess was part of the 4x800 meter relay team that won a TRAC championship with a time of 9:47.21, less than three seconds short of the league record set last year by a Clay team.
On the team this year were Haley Hess, sophomore Hannah Hess, Gyurke, and freshman Sydney Hess. Last year’s team included Hannah and Haley Hess, Gyurke, and Emilie Roman, now graduated. This year, that team defeated the runner-up team from Fremont Ross by over 17 seconds.
3 Rockets second team All-SBC
Three Oak Harbor softball players, sophomore second baseman Olivia Rollins, senior third baseman Justine Webb, and freshman pitcher Emma Bergman are second team All-Sandusky Bay Conference selections.
Oak Harbor’s honorable mention choices are Maddy Rathbun, Chrislyn Stevenson, Kimmi Wahlers, and Brandy Lochotzki.
Four of the Rocket’s baseball players were HM All-SBC, including Ben Genzman, Garrett Harvey, Kyle Uher, and David Tooman.
Gose signs with Owens CC
Genoa senior infielder Casey Gose has signed with Owens Community College's baseball team. He joins left-handed pitcher William Hutt of Bowsher as one of two members in the 2014-15 freshman class.
Gose, a four-year varsity starter for the Comets, was a first team All-Northern Buckeye Conference selection as a sophomore and second team All-NBC as a junior. He was also an Alan Miller Jewelers All-Press selection his sophomore and junior years.
High school (including DECA students) and college students wanting sports management experience may intern this summer to help the City of Toledo Recreation Department prepare for the National Amateur Baseball Federation College World Series July 31-August 3. Sixteen summer college teams from across the country will arrive to play 31 nine-inning wood bat baseball games in a televised event at four major baseball fields in the Toledo area, with the championship set for Lourdes University’s Mercy Field. Intern hours can vary from three to 40 hours per week at Ottawa Park offices. The committee is also seeking youth baseball and softball players to be batboys and ball chasers. Contact Shawn Sobel at 419-936-3887 or Shawn.Sobel@toledo.oh.gov.