Tigers, Chargers break records at Seaman Relays

TOPEKA—Lyndon took some of its top athletes to the Bob Camien/Claudia Welch Invitational May 1 at Seaman High School in Topeka.

“Overall, we had a good day,” said Lyndon coach Toby Baker. “The team of Veronica and Victoria Hughes, Alexa Dorcas, and Alexis McGonigle ran the 4x100. They did not place in the meet, but they broke our school record with a time of 52.68. The previous record was set in 1983 and that time was 52.9.”

Fort takes third at Osage City meet

OSAGE CITY—A single stroke separated the top three golfers at the Osage City Invitational April 16 at Osage City Municipal Golf Course.

Osage City’s Duncan Fort finished at 79, one shot behind Paul Steinke, Rossville, who won the tournament at 78. Fort tied Connor Mickens, Jefferson West, at 79, losing a scorecard playoff to finish third.

Santa Fe Trail edged Osage City in the team results, leading county teams with a 379 four-man score. Osage City took sixth with a 296, and Lyndon was eight at 402.

Spring Sports Edition

The Herald-Chronicles Spring Sports Edition

Features write-ups, schedules and team photos on the baseball, softball, track and golf high school teams from Burlingame, Lyndon, Marais des Cygnes Valley, Osage City and Santa Fe Trail High Schools (available to subscribers).

Osage City competes at state powerlifting meet

The Osage City powerlifting team traveled to compete at the Class 3A State Meet March 28 at Conway Springs. State placers are, from left – Zachary Irvin, Brady Ogle, Travis Gustafson, Dalton VanSickle and Jordan Lamond. VanSickle was first in clean, first in squat and first overall in the men’s 114-pound division; Ogle placed third in squat and sixth overall at 123 pounds; Gustafson was fifth overall in the men’s power division; Irvin was third in clean at 132 pounds; and Lamond was second in clean at 181 pounds.

Lady Chargers sweep Indians at home

CARBONDALE—Opening day at Carbondale’s Jones Park featured a pair of Osage County teams, with the Santa Fe Trail Lady Chargers sweeping a double header against the Osage City Lady Indians March 26 at home.

The Lady Chargers opened the night with a close 4-2 win. Kelsey Simmons pitched 7 innings with 3 hits, 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 12 strikeouts.

Candace Roberts and Savannah Hinck each had a single and an RBI; Simmons had an RBI and Savannah Lankton had a single.

Chargers, Indians split opening games

OVERBROOK—The Santa Fe Trail Chargers hosted the Osage City Indians March 26 in Overbrook, for the first games of the spring, with each team taking a win from the doubleheader.

Osage City came out on top in the first game behind the pitching of senior Jake Butterfield who threw a no hitter with 8 strikeouts and 3 walks in 86 pitches.

“No batter or runner reached base after the second inning,” said Osage City coach Bryan Sage. “Our defense played very well with no errors.”

Herald-Chronicle All-County Basketball Teams

All-County First Team Boys

Duncan Fort, Osage City, Jr., All-State Second Team, All-Class 3A First Team, FHL First Team
Weston Gloss, Santa Fe Trail, Sr., Pioneer League First Team
Ryan Haskins, Osage City, Jr., All-Class 3A Honorable Mention, FHL First Team
Cody Patterson, MdCV, Jr., All-Class 3A Third Team, LCL First Team
Dawson Swinehart, Lyndon, Sr., FHL Second Team

Indians' state run ends in first round

HUTCHINSON—The Osage City Indians stayed hot on the heels of Wellsville’s Eagles in the first-round of the Class 3A State Tournament in Hutchinson. Osage City made several runs to cut the lead to a possession, but exceptional shooting propelled the Eagles to a 59-51 win, ending the Indians season.

“Bottom line, the reason we lost that game is Wellsville flat shot the ball and made tons of threes,” said Osage City Coach Dennis Fort.

Indians begin state basketball tournament today

ROSSVILLE—The Osage City Indians rolled through the Class 3A Sub-State at Rossville last week, securing a trip to the state tournament with a 47-36 win over Silver Lake in the finals Saturday night.

“It was a good win,” said Osage City coach Dennis Fort. “We’re excited.”

The win marks the Indians’ first trip to state since the 2001-02 season, when Osage City brought home a state title.

Tigers end season in sub-state championship

HERINGTON—The Lyndon Tigers ended their season in the championship game of the Class 2A Sub-State Saturday at Herington, coming up on the short end of a 58-36 loss to the undefeated Olpe Eagles.

“I thought our kids prepared well for the tournament and played really well,” said Lyndon coach Michael Massey.

The Tigers were led by Jamie Reed and Dex Swinehart, each with 11 points.

The Tigers preceded the loss with a pair of post-season wins, beating Chase County 68-41 on March 2, and clearing Burlingame in a 50-40 win March 5.



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