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Page Ten + ++ The Norwalk Middle School "Sound Sensation" show choir brought home a fourth place trophy Janu- ary 2 from the Dallas Cen- N/Warren Town and County News .... I Norwalk Middle School Show Choir WinS 4 m Place that the ballad, "The Best of You in Me," showed great examples of wonder- ful, quality three-part sing- ing. Dance movements ter-Grimes Show Choir Contest. This 53-member group scored high in tone quality, musicianship and rhythm. Judges mentioned were sharp and precise giving the choir a high rat- ing. Judges complimented the group on song choices and the pace of the show. This Norwalk group made their debut singing "Cel- ebrate Tonight" and "Happy Together". Sound Sensation slowed the pace down performing "The Best in You in Me", featur- ing Sebastian Capp, Bryce Origer, Tayler Vandehaar and Kaylee Argo. Norwalk's finale was the fun, energetic 70's song, "I've Got the Music In Me". Choreographers were Allison Meyer, Elizabeth Nieimier and Lori Nielsen. The final competition con- Sisted of Pella winning first place, Ballard Huxle second place, Des Moines Christian third place, Norwalk fourth place, North Polk fifth place and Winterset sixth place in the middle school category. Lori Nielsen, the direc- tor, was very pleased with the energy and hard work displayed during rehears- als and on the Norwalk tour the day before the contest. Cheri Hoyt ac- companied the group playing the piano along with Daniel Obley on drums and Kai Utterback playing bass. Thank you to the parents for chaperon- ing the trip, helping with hair, makeup and last minute details. The next two contests will be the Norwalk Middle School Vocal Con- test February 15 and Indianola show choir con- test February 18 at 5:50 p.m. The following students . are in the middle school Norwalk Warriors Wrestling Team 2010-2011 Warriors Win 135 Invitational The Norwalk wrestlers had a strong showing at the I35 Invite Saturday, Jan. 22. The Warriors won the Invita- tional by less than three points. Norwalk wrestled with three wrestlers who are not normally in the varsity line up. Kenyon Stevens (1521bs) and Hunter Reid (HWT) were both in the finals with Stevens almost pinning I35 Wrestler Dallas Houchins. Second place-Kenyon Stevens (1521bs), Hunter Reid (HWT); third place-Zach Johnston (1031bs), Zach Elliott (1601bs); fourth place-Austin Pierangeli (1121bs), Christian Ogle (1191bs); fifth place-Matt Gustin (1351bs), Alex Landgrebe (1891bs); sixth place-Chance Sauer (1251bs), Jon Cortez (1401bs). Warriors Win Little Hawkeye Conference Dual Title The Warrior wrestlers won the Conference Dual Title Thursday, Jan. 27. After beating Newton the wrestlers went 6-0 in their conference dual meets. The Warriors beat Newton 60-15 with five pins. Newton had four open weights (125, 130,140 and 160). Thursday was also senior night. All the senior wrestlers, cheerleaders and manag- ers were introduced with their parents. The varsity wrestlers all chose their own music to be played when their matches were introduced. When asked about his wrestlers' performance this season, Coach Schreck said, "They continue to over achieve." When asked how he felt after his last home meet, seniors Kenyon Stevens and Zach EUiott remarked, "It's a weird feeling-the last time on the mat and all .... but I wouldn't have wanted to go out any other ,'4'ay..ThJs is a gret tar!Y .... .+ LADY WARRIORS Concluded from p. 8 Eagles were able to hold on for the win. Lammers finished with 11 points followed by VanVelzen with 10. McAninch had nine points, Patava eight, Mateer six, Seibert two and Stephany one. Norwalk vs. Pella Friday, Jan. 21, the 10 m ranked Pella Little Dutch visited Norwalk and found a scrappy opponent. Pella opened the scoring and Mateer answered with a basket. Mateer would account for all the Norwalk scoring in the first quarter, outscoring Pella 11-7 for the lead af- ter one. Dana Billingsley added to the lead getting her first career three- pointer and added two more field goals in the sec- ond quarter to extend the lead along with a basket by VanVelzen and a three by Patava. The Warriors enjoyed an 11-point lead before the Dutch chipped away and closed the gap to 23-17 at the break. Pella then went on to outscore the War- riors 11-5 in the third to tie the game after three. Mateer opened the final quarter with a bucket when VanVelzen found her in the lane. Pella would score the next 14 points before VanVelzen scored again, but the War- riors could not overcome the deficit as Pella would go 11-of-17 in the final quarter to seal the victory 48-39. Mateer led all scorers with 17 points. VanVelzen finished with eight, Patava and Billingsley finished with seven each to round out the scoring. The War- ThUrsday, February 3, 2011 show choir: Alex Schroeder, Aleyna Miller, Allison Lancelotti, Allison Stanley, Alyssa Hensley, Ashley Coughennower, Baylea Polito, Becca Burgett, Brad Adair, Bryce Origer, Carolyn Pulver, Christian Belden, Claire Hoyt, Daniel Obley, Ellen Wines, Emily Clark, Emily Delker, Emily Kawano, Jennie Kern, Josh Green- wood, Kai Utterback, Katie Meinecke, Kaylee Argo, Kennedy Ellis, Layne LaQuette, Lizzy Roush, Luke Mallory, Madalynn Ralston, Mariah Cook, Matt Rozendall, Megan Hatfield, Michaela Henke, Miranda Pomeroy, Naomi Safford, Nate Aveni, Nick Robson, Sebastian Capp, Sammy Fuller, Taya Downs, Tayler Vandehaar, Tiffany Huss, Tisheena Huss, Trevor Pentico, Tyler Raymond, Zach Cook, Tanner Leiting, Bethany Palen. riors fall to 4-3 in Little Hawkeye Conference play. Norwalk vs DSM Roosevelt Saturday, Jan. 22, 4A opponent Des Moines Roosevelt came in and this time the result was a win for the Warriors. The War- riors found the going rough as the Riders proved to be a tough team. Norwalk held a four-point advantage after one quar- ter leading 9-5. Lammers hit from beyond the arc for three, Seibert scored on a bucket, and VanVelzen and Billingsley tossed in some free throws for the scoring. Roosevelt outscored Norwalk in the second to tie the game at the half at 17. Lammers again hit from long range and a two-pointer and VanVelzen scored on a field goal and free throw. The third quarter the War- riors took charge behind seniors Mateer and Patava scoring a bucket each and Mateer a couple of free throws. Billingsley also drained a shot from inside the lane to give the War- riors a four-point lead go- ing into the final period. VanVelzen, Mateer and Billingsley would all score field goals in the last quar- ter, but the game was iced at the free-throw line with Patava, McAninch and VanVelzen all tossing in free throws. Lammers con- nected on four throws from the charity stripe to seal the victory. Lammers led all scorers with 12 points. VanVelzen finished with eight, Mateer and Billingsley six each. Patava chipped in three points, Seibert two and McAninch one. The Warriors are now 7-7 on the year.