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SCHOOL and SPORTS Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Norwalk Warriors Page Eight Norwalk Girls Tennis The Norwalk girls tennfs team participated in the Individual Tennis Regional Thursda)5 May 17, in Boone. Norwalk had two players competing in singles play and two teams participating in doubles. Haley Andrews and Erin Baack played singles and the teams of Kacci ClarkWilt/Michaela Pearson and Abby Hamilton/Kenzie Haskin played doubles. The top two finishers in the tour- nament qualified for the state meet. ClarkWilt and Pearson are returning state qualifiers and went into the tourney with a record of 7-1. They received the No. 1 seed in the draw. In the first round, they defeated North Polk in straight sets. They faced Ballard's #1 doubles team in the second round and also won in straight sets. Norwalk then faced the #4 seed from Clarke. They defeated the team of Libby Bemis and Sam Roemer in a fight three set battle, 6-4, 6-7 (6-8) and 6-4. That moved them into the finals against an- other team from Clarke, who was the #3 seed h3 the draw. They defeated the team of Kelli Ehrhardt and Kylar McCann in three sets to win the regional championship. ClarkWilt and Pearson wiltnow play in the state doubles tournament Thursday, May 31, in Waterloo. Andrews and Baack and the team of Hamilton/ Haskin fell in the first round of the Single elimination tournament. Andrews was defeated by Tracy Morgan of Clarke, Baack was defeated by Mallory Aves of North Polk in a three set match. Hamilton and Haskin were defeated by the eventual runner-ups, Clarke's duo of Ehrhardt and McCann. The Warriors would also like to recognize their seven seniors. The seniors are Andrews, Baack, Colby Baker- Thayer, ClarkWilt, Hamilton, Haskin and Olivia Weikum. I Norwalk Student 1 Education Foundation Activities and Events By Lori Miller, President Pictured is Richard Norris, NSEF Treasurer. Photo sub- mitted. Norwalk Student Education Foundation (NSEF) has received a grant from the Warren County Philanthropic Partnership (WCPP) in the amount of $1,000. Grant funds will allow NSEF to complete their "Clicker Cam- paign." The Warren County Philanthropic Partnership was organized to promote and enhance community-based philanthropy in Warren County. WCPP recently re- ceivett a state award to facilitate endowment building and grant making. Twenty-one grant applications were received and nine organizations across Warren County shared in the funding allocations. N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, May 24, 2012 DISTRICT CHAMPS The Norwalk Girls Track Team won the district track meet held May 10 at Dallas Center-Grimes. At this meet the girls qualified 13 events for the State Track Meet which was held May 17 - 19 at Drake Stadium. Athletes pictured are: Juliana Stahle, Jessica VanZuuk, Alexa Berkenpas, Kristi Newhall, Jordyn Marvelli, Tiffany Huss, Hannah Hoover, Clarissa Lewis, Ashley Williams, Talia Zook, Coach Levi, Kaylee Fee, Tisheena Huss, Nicole Bowden, Cassidy Gornick, Meghan Todey, Samie Brooner, Tayler Rogers, Olivia Bratt, Melanie Riordan, Dana Billingsley, Rachel Johnson, Olivia Lucas, Katelyn Bianchi, Shelby Seibert, Coach Campbell, Gabby Grove, Katie Elliott, Sarah Adams, Megan Westhoff, Sam Feller and Jaycie Owens. Photo submitted. Norwalk Girls Track Results The Lady Warriors competed in the state qualifying meet held at Dallas Center-Grimes Thursday, May 10. The Warriors qualified 13 events that evening as well as won the meet. Teams that competed at this state quali- fying meet were DCG, ADM, Carlisle, Knoxville, Saydel, Chariton and Perry. Congratulations to the Lady War- riors on their win and superior performance at the state qualifying meet. State Qualifiers for the Warriors: 400m, 1st, Sam Feller, 59.93; 100m Hurdles, 1st, Rachel Johnson, 16.82; 4x100, 1st, Jordyn Marvelli, Tayler Rogers, Dana BiLlingsley and Hannah Hoover, 52.20; 4x100 Shuttle, 1 st, Hoover, Marvelli, Jessica VanZuuk, Johnson, 1:08.94; Shot Put, 1st, Talia Zook, 35-01.00; 200m, 2nd, Feller, 28.04; 800m, 2nd, Sarah Adams, 2:27.36; 100m Hurdles, 2nd, Marvel.li, 17.27; 400m Hurdles, 2nd, Jaycie Owens, 1:10.74; 4x400, 2nd, Adams, Owens, Megan Westhoff, Feller, 4:14.04; 4x800, 2nd, Adams, Alexa Berkenpas, Cassidy Roberts, Cassidy Gornick, 10:12.52; Sprint Med, 2nd, Marvelli, Rogers, Melanie Riordan, Feller, 1:54.48; Discus, 2nd, Zook, 107-06 Finishes for the Warriors: 1500m, 3rd, Gornick, 5:14.89; 4x200, 3rd, Rogers, Hoover, Billingsley, Riordan, 1:53.48; 200m, 4th, Johnson, 29.31; Discus, 4th, Shelby Seibert, 100-08; 3000m, 6th, Olivia Bratt, 12:49.75; Dis- tance Med, 6th, Owens, Riordan, Tisheena Huss, Berkenpas, 4:46.84; Shot Put, 6th, Nicole Bowden, 29- 06.50; 100m, 8th, Samie Brooner, 14.60 Capsaicin is the alkaloid ingredient that gives pep- pers their heat. The capsaicin content is greater in the hot peppers than the bell peppers. It is also affected by climate conditions, geographic location and the age of the fruit. NORWALK BOYS GOLF Wednesday, May 9 Norwalk Places 3rd at Sectionals Norwalk placed 3rd out of eight teams in the first round of the 3A sectional meet held at Willow Creek CC. The top two teams moved onto District play. Centerville won the meet with a 309 score followed by Pella with a 319. Norwalk missed out by 13 strokes as a team with a score of 332. Norwalk was led by Freshman Carter Mallett who shot 80, which tied him for 7th. The top four individuals move onto districts. 77 was the 4th place score. Other Warrior scores were: Nate Myers 83, Brad Chase 83, Ben Elliott 85, Mike Guessford 86 and Brandon Mahlstedt 91. Monday, May 14 Norwalk Places 5th in 20 Team Pella Christian Invitational Norwalk finished the golfing season by finishing a respectable 5th in the PC invite held at Bos Landen in Pella. Pella won the meet with a 323 score. PC was sec- ond with 332, Williamsburg third with 336, PCM'fourth with 338 and then the Warriors with team score of 351. Senior Nate Myers finished off his high school career with a terrific score of 79 to place him 4th overall. Other Warrior scores were: Carter Mallett 90, Brad Chase 91, Ben Elliott 91, Mike Guessford 92 and Sam Weis 98. Norwalk Basketball Camp Norwalk Basketball Camp will be held the week of Monday, June 18, for all girls entering grades 3rd - 8th. The camp will be held at the Lakewood gym June 18-22 with 3rd-5th grade going from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. each day and the 6th-8th grades going from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost is $40 and the camp brochure can be picked up at the Norwalk High School activities office or go online to the Norwalk main webpage/Activities/Norwalk Girls Basketball. The camp brochure will be there to down- load. If you have any questions, contact Steve Wermer- skirchen at 515-981-0249. Go Warriors!!