2018-05-10 / Sports

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Emilia Shokoohi Emilia Shokoohi Heritage athletes sign with college teams

Heritage students Emilia Shokoohi, Amanda Kalkman and Zachary Rychel announced on Thursday, May 3, their signings to play college sports next season.

Shokoohi will be joining the swim team for Calvin College and is expected to swim the free style middle distances. Shokoohi plans to study biology. She said she is really excited to be on a team.

Kalkman signed to run track for Northwood University in the long distance events. She said she likes that it is close to home and has a good program for accounting, which will be her field of study.

Rychel will be going to Saginaw Valley State Universtiy and join the swim team for the freestyle events. He will be studying premed and biology. He said he liked that it is close to home and that it felt right.

Swan Valley boys first, girls second at Meridian Nite Trax

The Swan Valley boys’ track team took first at the Sanford Meridian Nite Trax Invitational on Friday, May 4 with the girls’ team taking second.

Amanda Kalkman Amanda Kalkman For the boys’ team, Logan Ducharme was first in theshot put throw of 42-10. Jayden Schfsnitz took first place in the pole vault with a height of 12-0. Wendler, Piwowarski, Strecker and Anderson took first place in the 3200 meter relay in 8:42.65. The 1600 meter relay team of Champney, Wendler, Boehler and Piwowarski took first in 3:34.25. The 400 meter relay team of Boehler, Liddell, Harris and Rouseau finished second in :45.23. Nick Anderson had a personal best in the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:44.17. Andrew Wendler finished second in the 800 meter run with a personal best time of 2:02.66. Terryon Liddell was first in the 100 meter dash in :11.88. Ethan Champney was first in the 200 and 400 meter dashes in :23.44 and :51.36, respectively.

Zachary Rychel Zachary Rychel For the Viking girls, Bekah Castillo and Annabelle Midcalf had personal best throws of 88-8 and 86-4, respectively, to bring in the first nine points for Swan Valley. The 3200 meter relay team of Castillo, Buska, Florence and Todd took second in 11:46.97. Kelsey Landra took second in the pole vault with a height of 8-6, and second in the 400 meter dash in 1:03.24. Emily Buska took first in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs with times of 5:42.48 and 13:08.83, respectively. Payge Brandt, Paige Catlin, Landra and Buska took first in the 1600 meter relay in 4:26.11.

Swan Valley sackers sweep Alma in doubleheader

The Swan Valley baseball team took both games of a doubleheader from Alma on Tuesday, May 1. The Vikings took the first game 4-3 and the second 7-6.

Heritage kickers beat BC John Glenn, fall to Western

The Heritage girls’ soccer team beat Bay City John Glenn 3-1 on Saturday, May 5, to move its record to 2-7-2.

Abby Thompson scored the first goal with an assist from Emma Banning. Maddie Camp scored the final two goals with an assist from Madilyn Vondette.

Heritage coach Michelle Noble said, “We dominated the game with many opportunities. Hopefully we can continue to build on this win as we roll on throughout the week.”

The Hawks lost to Bay City Western 3-1 on Wednesday, May 2, with Camp scoring for Heritage.

Heritage diamondmen split with Dow, broom Lapeer

The Heritage baseball team split its doubleheader against Midland Dow on Thursday, May 3.

Dow took the first game 9-5. Nolan Matuszewski got two hits, including a double, with a RBI for the Hawks. Landon Lagalo also had two hits with a RBI.

The Hawks took the second game 1-0, with Spencer Schwellenbach throwing six shutout innings, allowing no runs and walking one while striking out 13. Tyler Kozinski had two hits, including a double, and scored a run.

Heritage coach Robert Andrezejewski said, “Outstanding pitching performance by Spencer. He shut down an excellent hitting team. Excellent defensive performance by Mitchell Smith. He made three outstanding plays during game two.”

The Hawks dominated Lapeer in a doubleheader on Monday, April 30, taking the first game 10-0 and the second 7-0.

In the first game Adam Coenis had two hits, two runs, and a RBI. Schwellenbach had a triple with a RBI. Brandon Smith had a hit with a RBI. Tyler Kozinski had two hits and three RBI. Keith McGregor had a hit and two RBI.

McGregor got the win on the mound. He threw a no hitter in five innings with five walks and four strike-outs.

In the second game, Schwellenbaach had two hits, including double, three runs and a RBI., McGregor had a hit with two RBI. Kozinski had a hit and a RBI. Nolan Matuszewski had a triple and a RBI.

Lagalo got the win on the mound. He allowed five hits and no runs while retiring three in five innings of work. Matuszewski pitched two relief innings, giving up two hits and striking out one.

Heritage golfers fourth at SVL meet

The Heritage boys’ golf team placed fourth at the Saginaw Valley League meet on Wednesday, May 2 at The PohlCat Golf Course. The Hawks shoot a 348, just two strokes back of third place Midland Dow.

Matt Moretuzzo shot an 81, Arnav Sharma an 83, Kyler Brown a 91 and Collin Addicott shot a 93.

Saginaw Twp. Youth Football registration upcoming

Saginaw Township Youth Football will be holding sign-up for tackle football on Sunday, May 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Fire Station No. One on Shattuck Road, between Lawndale and Hospital roads. Final registration will be Tuesday, May 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Fire Station No. One.

Registration is available for youth entering grades third through eighth. Participants should allow 15 to 20 minutes for the registration process and equipment fitting.

There are registration fees, which go toward the purchase of equipment, uniforms, storage, insurance, field usage and referee fees. Volunteer service refunds and equipment deposits are refunded at the end of the season during equipment return dates.

STYF is a non-profit organization run by volunteers who encourage parental participation.

St. Mary’s charity golf classic set for May 23

The 32nd annual St. Mary’s of Michigan Foundation Charity Golf Classic is set for Wednesday, May 23 at Apple Mountain Golf Club. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. followed by the shotgun start at 10 a.m. Foursomes will enjoy 18 holes of golf with a cart, course contests and raffles, lunch and refreshments on the course, prizes for top division foursomes, complimentary gifts, dinner and awards reception.

Proceeds from this year’s event will support the purchase of an angiography system for interventional cardiac imaging services. Angiography is a medical imaging technique used to visualize the inside of blood vessels with particular interest in the arteries, veins and the heart chambers.

For more information or to sign up, call the foundation at (989) 907-8875 or e-mail Tamera. Weighman@Ascension.org.

Team One’s 5K wine run/walk to benefit the CAN Council

Team One Credit Union and Tri To Finish are teaming up for the Team One 5K Wine Run/ Walk on Wednesday, Sept. 19 in Downtown Saginaw to benefit the Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) Council Great Lakes Bay Region.

CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect through its nationally-accredited and award-winning education, awareness, intervention, and advocacy programs.

The run/walk will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19 beginning at 6 p.m. in Hunting Event Park, 300 Johnson St., Saginaw. The course runs along the scenic riverfront continues onto Ojibway Island before returning back to the finish line at Huntington Event Park. Participants will be treated with a t-shirt, finisher medal, two wine tastings (for those 21 years old and older) and a wine glass. Appetizers and entertainment will also be provided.

Register today by visiting TeamOneCU.org/ WineRun.

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