Sports and Outdoors

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sports Round-Up by Paul Beitler

Kaylee Imel qualifies for tournament
Western Michigan University sophomore Kaylee Imel was the medalist Wednesday in a qualifier for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship, which will be held at the Warren Golf Course on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame.
The 2009 Norwell graduate shot a 74 for 18 holes. Imel will be among 156 participants in the tournament set for June 21-26.

Woodward makes Big South team
Coastal Carolina junior third baseman Scott Woodward was named to the Big South Conference baseball team for the second time.
Woodward, a 2007 Norwell graduate, hit .457 in Big South games this year and stole 32 bases in Big South games. Woodward made the All-Big South team as a freshman.

Norwell golf team tops Starfires
McCormick Clouser shot a one-under-par 35 on the back nine at Timber Ridge Golf Course on Tuesday to lead the Norwell Knights to victory over the visiting South Adams Starfires.
Clouser, Taylor Imel, Isaac Tomac and Nick Imel combined to give the Knights a 149 team score. Taylor Imel shot a two-over 37, followed by Tomac with a 38 and Nick Imel with a 39. Tanner Mathews, who was filling in for his brother, Ross, added a 41. Ross Mathews was sidelined with a hand injury.
South Adams shot a 207 as a team. Stu Poulson led the Starfires with a 45. The other individual scores were Alex Habegger 47, Mark Muselman 52, Nick Baumgartner 63 and Daniel Heckard 64.
The Knights’ junior varsity won 175-241. Bret Beer led the Knights with a 42, followed by Jaron Moser with 43, Drew Williams 45, Ked Milholland 45 and Nick Earnest 51. Chase Mosser led South Adams with a 54.

JV Knights lose to Columbia City
The Norwell Knights’ junior varsity baseball team suffered a 6-5 loss to Columbia City on Tuesday at Norwell.
The Knights finished the season with a 19-2 record. Evan Brown led Norwell with two doubles and a run batted in. Nathan Shelton doubled, singled and drove in one run. Cale Schumm and Jacob Meyer each singled and knocked in one run. Briar Bolinger doubled and scored. Spencer Newell singled and scored.
Schumm (3-1) was the losing pitcher. He gave up six hits, walked two and hit a batter over 2 1/3 innings. Three of the Eagles’ four runs scored against Schumm were earned. The Knights committed five errors.
The Eagles scored two runs in the sixth inning to win the game.

Junior Golf League at Timber Ridge
Timber Ridge Golf Course will be sponsoring a Junior Golf League for children ages 6-18 every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 24. For more information or to sign up, call the pro shop at 824-2728 or call Jody Ault at 824-3181 or stop in the pro shop. Schedules are available.

T-Ball scores reported
The following Bluffton T-Ball League baseball scores were reported: Almco Steel 21, American Legion 11; Apache Propane 23, Steffen Oil 10.

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