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SCHOOL and SPORTS Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District I Norwalk Warriors Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, June 5, 2014 Norwalk Girls Track Run at State Meet Photo submitted. The Norwalk Girls track team ended its track season in an exciting fashion at the State Track Meet. It started when the shuttle hurdle qualified for the final in 8th place beating out Cedar Falls by .003 of a second, That put a very busy morning in place. Three members of the shuttle hurdle team would walk the stage in Indianola to get their diplomas at 10 and make it to Drake Stadium to compete in the final race of their career at 11:10. With great work and cooperation from Dale Bamhill and many members of the Norwalk High School staff, the seniors made it to the track in plenty of time to warm up and compete. The team of Hannah Hoover,.Jessica VanZuuk, Jordyn Marvelli and Rachel Johnson completed their final competition together run- ning a 1:07.68, placing them 5th in the class 4A competition. The other members of the Norwalk girls track team, competing in the state meet also had a good weekend as well. There were many improvements from the state qualifying meet times. Tori VanVelzen finished 10th in the high jump, jumping 5". Marvelli finished 14th in the 100m hurdles, running a career best time of 16.2. Talia Zook finished 10th in the discus, throwing 112'7" and 18th in the shot, throwing 34'6,25". The team had a great showing in their first 4A state meet. GIRLS STATE TENNIS "The Norwalk girls tennis team participated in the iffdividual regional tournament at the Prairie Ridge Sports Complex in Ankeny T13.ursda  May 22. There were six teams participating in the Class 2A field. Ankeny High, Ankeny Centennial, Des Moines Roosevelt, Indianola, Newton and Norwalk all competed in the tournament with the top two teams qualifying for the state tournament. The Warrior players participating in singles wre Taya Downs and Elly Hofmaier and in doubles Liz Nimmo/Allison Stanley and Sam Roemer/Sarah Roemer. The Roemer sisters received the No. 2 seed on the day and had a bye first round. They defeated the Indianola team of Sidney Miller/Kelly Kuebler in their first match of the day and then defeated the Newton duo of Jen Ventling/Holly VandePol in the semifinals to earn a trip to state. In the final match, the Roerners were defeated by the No. I seed Hill/Presad of Des Moines Roosevelt. The 2A State Doubles tournament is June 5-6 in Ames. The Roemers are 10-3 on the year. Downs, Hofmaier and Nimmo/Stanley were defeated in their first round matches. Downs lost to Bailey Trotter from Indianola and Hofmaier was defeated by Kayla Peterson of Centennial. Nimmo/Stanley had a great first set vs. Ankeny High, falling in a set tiebreaker 10-8. They dropped the second set 6-3. iiiiiiiiiiiiiii, Lady Warriors Golf Photo submitted The Lady Warriors ended their season at the Regional meet in Oskaloosa taking 3rd place. This is the best finish in a Regional meet the Warriors have had since 2003 and 'since the format changed to 12 teams. The 387 team score is the lowest regional score. The Warriors narrowly missed going to state. Washington won the Regional with a 365. Mt. Pleasant earned the other spot with a 372. Following Norwalk was Solon 394, Creston 397, Pella 402, Carlisle 410, Knox- ville 432, Centerville 441, DCG 448, Winterset 465 and Oskaloosa, no score. Rachel Weber led the Warriors with 92. Jenna Migliero and Ceara Rico shot 97. Rachel Frescoln rounded out the scoring with a 101. The Warriors finish the season with a 5-1 record in the Little Hawkeye Conference, good for second place md 36-21 overall, includ- ing two tournament wins. BOYS SUBSTATE TENNIS The Norwalk boys ten- nis team traveled to Ankeny for Substate play Saturda3 May 24, to play SE Polk in the first round. In Singles play, Austin LaVelle lost to Sam Rice and Austin Grint lost a very close match to David Conway. David Duffy won at #3, Grant Wright lost at #4, Jacob Newman won at #5 and Jackson Wright won at #6. The match at the end of singles was tied 3- .3. The format for Substate play is six singles and three doubles. The first to five is the winner. Doubles play was very close. G. Wright/LaVelle in #1 doffbles lost a three set match 2-6, 6-3, 5-7. Grant/ Newman lost a three set match as well 5-7, 6-2, 3-6. Norwalk was leading in the #3 doubles with Duffy and J. Wright. "The boys played well and I was very proud of the way they battled in their matches," Coach Enderlin said. "They have had a very successful year." Boy Scouts of America License Plate Now AvaiIable The Boy Scouts of America have announced that the Iowa Department of Transportation is now offering a Boy Scouts of America "Prepared. For Life." license plate. The Iowa Secretary of State's office will be the sponsoring agency for the new license plate. The application to request a Boy Scouts of America license plate is available at all local Boy Scout Council offices and websites in the state. Five hundred paid ap- plications are required to be submitted prior to manu- facture and distribution of the new plates. All proceeds from the extra fees benefit Iowa Boy Scouts. Norwalk Girls Basketball Summer Camp The Norwalk girls basketball program will be having camps this summer for players entering grades 2nd-8th. If you are interested in having your daughter attend, there is still time to sign up. Go to the Norwalk main webpage to download the camp flier. Go Lady Warriors! ./, . i , - , :4, :... , .., wg, ,',. :,.,?,V ,;;;:.,:,,,