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I Official Publication for the Norwalk Conmunity School District ] Norwalk Warriors Thursday, May 30, 2019 N/Warren ]own and County News Page Seven Submitted by Steve Norwalk High School Boys Golf Has Amazing Success Wermerskirchen Friday May 10th, 2019 - Boys Sectional Golf meet Norwalk traveled to Lakeview CC in Winterset to play in the 3A sectional golf meet last Friday. The tournament was comprised of 8 teams and the top two teams would move onto District play at Atlantic CC. Norwalk has played great team golf all year and it showed up again at the Sectional tournament. The Warriors won the meet by 16 strokes. Norwalk shot 311. Winterset came in 2nd with a 327. Since Winterset was the host school a 3rd team moved onto districts which was North Polk shooting a team score of 339. Norwalk was led by Junior Riley Jermier who shot 75 to finish in 2nd place. Gavin Milledge won the meet with a 72. Norwalk's Tanner Dunn shot 77 to place 4th overall and Senior Ethan Verwers shot 78 to place 5th. Other Warrior scores were: Max Juergens 81, Max Sutcliffe 83, and Kobey Saddoris 85. Participating next week at Districts will be Atlantic, Carroll, Norwalk, Winterset and North Polk. Top 2 teams will advance to state, unless Atlantic is in the top 2, then a 3rd team will move on to state. Norwalk Wins the Pella Christian Invitational Norwalk finished the regular season by winning the Pella Christian Invitational for the 1st time in school history. Norwalk won the meet by 6 strokes over 2nd place team Pella. Norwalk shot 334 to Pella's 340. Norwalk's Riley Jermier and Ethan Verwers led the way for the Warriors by finishing tied for 2nd with an 81. Max Sui liffe shot 85, Tanner Dunn 87, Max Juergens 103, and Kobey Saddoris 108. The Norwalk boys,olf team are now 80 and 5 on the season. This winning percentage of 94.1% breaks the old school record of The Warriors won 6 invitationals, again most in school history and are ranked 4 in class 3A. Norwalk Boys Golf Wins Districts and Moves on to State Competition Norwalk last Fri&y won the 3A southwest District boys golf meet and with that advanced to the state meet for a school recrd 3 years in a row. Norwalk won the meet shooting 314 to Carroll's 319. Both teams will be playing in th state meet in Fort Dodge on May 23 and May 24. Norwalk was led by, enior Ethan Verwers. Verwers wm broke the 9 hole school record earlier in the year, Shot a rohnd 0]r75:to place 2nd overall. Tanner Dum and Riley Jermier continued terrific play shooting 79. Sophomore Max Juergens continues to get bett r and better and shot 81. Max Sutcliffe shot 84 and Kobey Saddoris shot 88 to round out the scoring. The Varriors finished the season with 7 tournament wins, a conference duel and team title, and won sectionals aid districts. The Warriors look forward to besting last years 5th place finish at state at Lakeside Municipal ;olf course. Good luck to the boy's golf team. First picture is District placers left to right is Riley Jermier 6th place, Tanner Dunn 6th place, and Ethan Verwers 2nd ?lace. , Above, team distrkt winners picture includes Coach Steve Wermerskirchen, Max Juergens, Tanner Dunn, Ethan Verwers, Sutcliffe, Kobey Saddoris, and Riley Jermier. Schedule Your Child's Meningitis Vaccine Appointment Before School Is Out By Iowa Law, all students entering or transferring into 7th grade and born after September 15, 2004 will need to show documentation of having received the meningococcal vaccine. All students entering or transferring into the 12th grade and born after September 15, 1999, will need to show documentation of two doses of the meningococcal vaccine or one dose if received when the children was 16 years of age or older. "Schedule an appointment with your health care provider now. Summerand heading back-to-school are very busy times for everyone," said Helen Eddy, ?olk County Health Department Director. "Do not wait, as appointments will fil up fast and your child may not be able to see their provider in time." Those students who do not have proof of at least one dose of the meningitis vaccine will NOT be allowed to start school on the first day of the 2019- 020 school year. This means not attending school or participating in any scaool functions such as sports, band, chorus or going to dances and other school activities. "If a child is a diagnosed with meningitis, the child can be hospitalizec for seven to 10 days and up to a month of recovery time before returning to sch,ol," said Eddy. "This can be very costly to families who have to miss work or to rare for a sick or recovering child." Teenagers have the highest rates of meningitis in the United States. The disease is spread person to person through the exchange of respiratory and throat secretions (saliva or spit) during close or lengthy contact. (coughing or kissing). Teens spend extended time together in close settings like school, sports events or practices. Meningitis is a very serious disease. Approximately 10 to 15% of people die from meningitis even with appropriate treatment. Of those who recover, up to 20% suffer from serious after-effects, such as permanent hearing loss, limb loss, or brain damage. The vaccines are very safe and effective at preventing meningitis. The vaccine is 85 - 100% effective at preventing the meningitis infection. Parents and guardians need to review their child's immunizations to if they have the meningitis vaccine. If not, they need to call their doctor's oftces immediately to set up an appointment. If your child does not have helth insurance or is underinsured, you can schedule an appointment with the ]olk County Health Department at (515) 286-3798. For more information about the meningococcal vaccine, please visit our welsite www.polkcountyiowa.gov/health. Norwalk Community School District's last day for students is Friday, May 31st. Enjoy Your Summer! SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES SPONSORED BY: *BORST COUNSELING SERVICES 240-9474 *EDWARD JONES Benjamin Pearson 981-1800 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406 *NORWALK FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *PHOTO PRINTING, INC 989-3251 *TRUBANK 285-4900