Sports today: AV-CTL DIV baseball race is on hold; WHS golfers busy; Walter Johnson Tournament seeding announcement; Oxford regular season wrap-up

first_imgCircle0600120 Rain postponed both contests. Wellington head coach Jesse Dale said he didn’t know the exact time for Andale at Mulvane but thought it would be played Tuesday. The Wellington-Clearwater contest is slated for Wednesday with opening pitch at 4 p.m.•••••Wellington golfThe Crusader golfers finished with a 367 in the Goddard Eisenhower Invitational Golf Tournament at Tex Consolver Golf Course. Other team scores included: Maize South 293, Buhler 302, Collegiate 307, Maize 310, Andover 314, Augusta 322, Eisenhower 328, Heights 330, Andover Central 344, Goddard 351.Graysen DeJarnett was the top Crusader golfer – shooting an 83 – seven strokes from the top 10 golfers in the tournament. Schmidt of Buhler was the tournament’s top scorer of 58.Other Wellington golfers included: Skyler Crittenden with a 92, Jonah Luna 94, and Ty Wilson 98 for the team scoring. Aaron Schoemann had a 99 and Carson LeGrand 108.Earlier in the week, Wellington participated in two 18-hole tournaments on the same day. In the I-35 Shootout at the Sand Creek Golf Course in Newton, Wellington finished with a 405. Later in the day, the Crusaders traveled to Hesston and shot a 380.“I was very proud of the boys,” said James Ginter, Wellington head golf coach. “This was the first 36 hole tournament for any of them and it was a grueling test both mentally and physically”At Sand Creek, Luna was the top Crusader golfer with a 97. Schoemann had a 98, Legrand 105, Wilson 105 and Crittenden 106.At Hesston, Luna shot an 89, Schoemann had a 91, Wilson 99, Legrand 101 and Crittenden 107.Wellington golfers will now participate in the Ark Valley Chisholm Trail League Div. IV tournament at Quail Ridge in Winfield on Tuesday, May 12.•••••League baseball tournamentThe Walter Johnson League, i.e. the South-Central Border League, will be holding its annual year end baseball tournament next week. The first two rounds will be played in Udall on Monday and the finals will be played at the Broadway Sports Complex in Winfield Thursday.The schedule is as follows:Monday in Udall: Game 1 -  #1 Udall vs. #7 Sedan – noon.Game 2 – #4 Central vs. #5 Oxford – (starts thereafter).Game 3 – Loser of game 1 vs. loser of game 2.Game 4 – Winner of game 1 vs. winner of game 2.Pool #2 will be played in Flinthills, involving Flinthills, Cedar-Vale Dexter and West Elk.Thursday in Winfield: Consolation finals – 4 p.m. north field.Third place finals – 4 p.m. south field.Championship finals, south field, after third place game.•••••Oxford splits with West ElkOxford won the first game against West Elk 8-1 and lost the second 5-4.Game 1: Oxford 8 West Elk 1Pitching: Cal Shimkus – 7 IP, 0 ER, 10 K’s, 4 BB, 1 hitBatting:Cal Shimkus 2-4, 2 singles, 1 RBI, 1 RunCamren Clements 1-3. 1 single, 2 RBI’s, 1 runDylan Reuter 0-1, 4 BB, 1 RBI, 3 runs, 1 stolen base Close Forgot password? 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Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Mulvane53.62577.500 Wichita Collegiate26.250414.222 Comments from Oxford baseball coach Kyle Green: Game 1 was a solid game for us. Freshman Cal Shimkus made his second career start. He was dominate on the bump. He got into a couple of jams during the course of the game due to walks, but battled out of it. I loved the way he competed in tough spots. He gave up 1 hit late in the game. West Elk put the ball in play several times and our defense made plays. Freshman Dalton Silhan made a great play in left, throwing out a kid at the plate.  Cal had a solid game at the plate as well, as did fellow freshman Camren Clements and sophomore Dylan Reuter. Well played game by us, few mental mistakes, and few errors. Timely hitting was also key.Game 2 was a little bit of a different story. We didn’t start that game well. Senior Oggie Shimkus took the mound for this game. Early on we walked some kids and then our defense had a couple of errors that allowed some runs to score. The great thing about it is that the kids didn’t give up and quit. Oggie continued to compete on the bump and he threw well enough to get us a W. We battled back and tied the game. Ended up losing in the bottom of the 7th on a base hit by West Elk. Our kids competed hard in Game 2 and never quit. I think right now we are playing our best baseball with this young team. We have the league tournament starting monday, we are seeded 5th and will play a very good Central Burden team at Udall in the first round.Follow us on Twitter. Andale/Garden Plain71.875115.688center_img Wellington71.875115.688 Game 2: West Elk 5 Oxford 4Pitching: Oggie Shimkus – 7 IP, 3 ER, 12 K’s, 4 BB Batting:Cal Shimkus 4-4, 4 singles, 2 RBI’s, 1 runGrant Smith 1-4, 1 single, 1 runDylan Reuter 1-4, 1 single, 1 run Clearwater15.16759.357 by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow —The pursuit for the Ark Valley Chisholm Trail League Div. IV crown in baseball has been put on hold; the Wellington golfers have been a busy bunch this week; Walter Johnson League baseball tournament seedings have been announced for this week; and Oxford wraps up its regular season in baseball…••••Wellington boys baseball As reported, the Wellington-Clearwater baseball doubleheader was postponed Thursday at Sellers Park. So was the Andale vs. Mulvane double header contest. Therefore, the AV-CTL DIV race lives to see another week.Currently, Wellington and Andale/Garden Plain are both 7-1 in the league with one league doubleheader left. Both are also 11-5 overall.last_img read more