The host team of the 12 and under 2017 Pee Wee Reese World Series went undefeated and took the championship Friday with a 5 to 3 win over Las Cruces, New Mexico as seen on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.
The Pee Wee Reese World Series continues today (Thursday, August 3, 2017) at Mason County Recreation Area and the home town team is in the hunt for the championship. In the first three days, Shelton’s team has a 3-and-0 record and takes on Black Hills this afternoon at 3 PM. The team from Detroit, Michigan is also 3-and-0 and they take on the the team from Las Cruces, New Mexico at 6 PM. The winners of these games will face off for the championship Friday. The Pee Wee Reese World Series continues today (Thursday, August 3, 2017) at Mason County Recreation Area and the home town team is in the hunt for the championship. In the first three days, Shelton’s team has a 3-and-0 record and takes on Black Hills this afternoon at 3 PM. The team from Detroit, Michigan is also 3-and-0 and they take on the the team from Las Cruces, New Mexico at 6 PM. The winners of these games will face off for the championship Friday.
The Pee Wee Reese World Series got underway Sunday at Mason County Recreation Area. Eight teams from as faraway as New Mexico, Connecticut and Alberta, Canada will be playing on the artificial turf at MCRA all week.
The ‘Climbers are playing at 6 PM each day on Field 7. There is a $5.00 per person charge with seniors and kids under 12 free.
This year’s Mason County Forest Festival “Goldsborough Creek Run & Walk” presented by Centennial Guild, a chapter of Mason General Hospital Foundation, honored Kristi Armstrong, R.N., who passed away unexpectedly last year. Kristi was a charter member of Centennial Guild, which hosts the annual Festival and Run/Walk.
There were 147 participants and here are the results:
7 Mile, Male
Male overall is Will Johnson from Shelton time of 39:17.82
1st place division winners for males are:
9-14. Aiden Dodge
15-19. Drake Adams
20-29. Bruce Briner
30-39. Marciano Ceballos
40-49. Cory Woodard
60-69. Roy Osterhaus
At the State Track and Field Championship Meets, Mary M. Knight’s Kaylee Sowl set a State Record as the Owls had two 1B champions in four events. Shelton had three place in 3A. And one from North Mason took home a 2A medal.
Mary M. Knight’s Kaylee Sowle won Class 1B State Championships in the women’s long jump, triple jump and high jump. And Ian Frost won the Class 1B State Championship in the men’s discus.
Sowle set a new Class 1B State record in wining the long jump with a distance of 17 feet, 10.25 inches. The sophomore broke the old record set in 2014 by 7.75 inches and was nearly a foot beyond the meet’s second place finisher. Sowle took the triple jump with a distance of 35 feet – more than a foot further than the second place finisher. The Lady Owl won the high jump with a height of 5 feet, 6 inches – four inches higher than the 2nd place finisher. She also finished 3rd in the State in women’s 100-meter dash with a time of 13.38 seconds – 29 tenths of a second behind champion Alana Keogh from Cusick and 26 tenths of a second behind 2nd place Jaiden Hill from Mount Vernon Christian.
Frost, a junior, won the discus with a throw of 156 feet, 8 inches – 17 feet, 8 inches further than the 2nd place finisher. Frost also placed 8th in the javelin with a throw of 140 feet, 4 inches.
The Highclimbers’ Cody Simon finished 2nd in the State in the Class 3A men’s pole vault with a height of 14 feet, 6 inches. The senior was 3 inches lower than champion Cade Neumann from Mt. Spokane.
McKenzie Salazar-Fox placed 4th in the State in the women’s shot put with a personal record 39 feet, 5.5 inches. The freshman was 4 feet, 11 inches short of champion Hadassah Ward from Gig Harbor.
Cody Hall was 4th in the state in the men’s javelin with a personal record 176 feet, 3 inches. The junior was 7 feet, 7 inches short of champion Ben Broselle from Ferndale.
At the Class 2A Girls’ Tennis Singles Championships, North Mason’s Makinna Skjonsby lost to Selah’s Mary-Frances Ballew in the first round, 6-0, 6-1. The Bulldog was then eliminated from the double elimination tournament in the second round by Aileen Nguyen from Foster, 6-0, 6-4.
Shelton’s Julia Goodale qualified for the Class 3A Girls’ Tennis Singles Championships as an alternate but the Highclimbers was not able to compete.
After the first day of competition at the State Track & Field Championship Meet at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma,
Shelton’s Cody Simon finished 2nd in the state in the men’s Class 3A pole vault with a height of 14 feet, 6 inches.
North Mason’s Lily Campbell was 2nd in the state in the women’s Class 2A discus with a personal record distance of 115 feet, 11 inches.
And the Highclimbers’ Cody Hall was 4th in the state in the men’s Class 3A javelin with a personal record distance of 176 feet, 3 inches.
Competition continues today (Friday) and Saturday.
The top golfer at Columbia Point Golf Course in Richland is Spencer Tibbits from Fort Vancouver High School who shot a 69 in the first round and a 68 in the second round, finishing with 137. In team scoring, Redmond was 1st followed by Capital, Kamiakin and Gig Harbor.
Day 1 results for Shelton & North Mason golfers
At the first day of the Class 3A State Golf Championships at Columbia Point Golf Course in Richland, Shelton’s Tim Nail shot a 77 and is 35th. The Highclimber’s tee time for the Tournament’s second day is 10:42 AM.
In the Class 2A State Golf Championships at the Creek at Qualchan Golf Course in Spokane, North Mason’s Eric Jones came up a stroke short of making the cut for the day two. The Bulldog shot an 85 in the first round.
The Shelton girls’ tennis will have one representative in the State Tournament. Julia Goodale finished 6th as a singles player in the Class 3A West Central District 3 / Southwest District 4 Championships. Goodale beat Stadium’s Sam Putman 6-0, 6-1 in the first round but lost to Hudson Bay’s Avery Honaker in the second round 6-2, 6-3. In the consolation bracket, She beat Mt. Tahoma’s Vy Vu 6-0, 6-1 and Kelso’s Natalie Brown 6-2, 6-3 before losing to Mountainview’s Juwoon Kim 6-1, 6-0 in the 5th place match. Goodale will serve as an alternate in State.