Sports and Outdoors

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Sports Round-Up by Paul Beitler

Norwell jayvees blank Tigers
Jacob Meyer, Evan Brown and Nathan Shelton led the Norwell Knights’ junior varsity baseball team to a 10-0 win over the Bluffton Tigers on Wednesday at Bluffton.
Meyer, the winning pitcher, blanked the Tigers on two hits over four innings and struck out seven batters. Drew Giltner followed up with two hitless innings. He walked two and struck out one.
Brown had two hits and drove in four runs for the Knights (5-0). Shelton tripled and knocked in three runs. Joe Rasdorf, Tailur Szarenski and Reece Dafforn each had one RBI. Dafforn doubled and Robbie Ritter doubled twice and scored twice. Spencer Newell scored two runs. Luke Hunter, Cody Rice, Giltner and Meyer each scored a run. Meyer, Rasdorf, Newell, Szarenski and Rice each singled.

Basket Bingo fundraiser slated
The Norwell girls’ track and field team will be holding a fundraiser Saturday, May 8, in the high school cafeteria from 9-11 a.m. Cost is $20 for 20 games. There will be concessions available, door prizes and two special raffle baskets. Tickets may be purchased from any track team member and also will be available at the door. Money will be used to help with equipment expenses, equipment maintenance and escalating expenses. The baskets may be viewed at the girls’ track website at:

Crusaders open boys’ soccer season
The Norwell Middle School boys’ soccer team lost its season opener Tuesday, falling to DeKalb 7-0. Norwell goalkeeper Jason Meyer had 11 saves. Other bright spots for the Crusaders were Brandon Burch, Reggie Hayes and Sam Crowell.

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