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Trojans News · Athletic Update April 13, 2018


4-13 Athletic Update

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BASEBALL – Trojans drop two to Durand 2-11 and 9-12 – The Owosso Varsity Baseball Team struggled to get their offense going on Tuesday, losing to Durand 11-2. Tyler VanEffen threw 3 and 2/3 innings and Nick Prater threw 3 and 1/3 innings and took the loss on the mound. Durand racked up 16 hits and didn’t commit an error in game 1. The Trojans managed to scatter 9 hits in the game. Dan Clevenger was 2 for 3 with a single and double. Jordan Klapko was also 2 for 3 with a single and double. In game 2, the Owosso Varsity Baseball Team tied the game late and ended up losing 12-9. The Trojans collected 11 hits and Durand had 14 in the high-scoring affair. Taylor Lamrouex threw 4 innings for the Trojans and Colin Drury pitched 1 inning, taking the loss in game 2. Chris Carmody led the Trojan’s offense going 3 for 4 with 3 singles. Luke Wheeler was also 3 for 4 with 3 singles and John Wheeler was 2 for 3 with 2 singles. The losses drop the Trojan’s record to 1-3 on the season.

Fell to Holly 1-6 and 4-7 – The Owosso Varsity Baseball team dropped their Flint Metro Conference opener to Holly 6-1. The Trojans were held to one hit as John Wheeler hit a single in the 6th inning. The Trojans manufactured their only run in the 3rd inning as Luke Wheeler scored on a throwing error. Chris Carmody had a gutsy performance on the mound as he threw 5 and 2/3 innings before giving way to John Wheeler for the final out. The Trojans battled back in the nightcap and took a 4-0 lead into the 3rd inning before eventually losing to Holly 7-4. The Trojans were able to manufacture 4 runs on 4 hits. John Wheeler was 1 for 3 with an RBI, Jordan Klapko was 1 for 2 with an RBI, and John Oshust was 1 for 2 with a RBI. Taylor Lamrouex also singled for the Trojans. Luke Wheeler took the loss on the mound for the Trojans, pitching 3 innings before giving way to John Wheeler for the final inning. The Trojan’s record for the season is now 1-5.

GOLF – No events this week.

SOCCER (GIRLS) – Owosso 2, Corunna 1 – Tough Defense & Strong Goalkeeping Bring a Shorthanded Trojan Victory

Owosso-Corunna rivalry games always find a way to deliver. Tonight’s game was no different. In a game when one of our players was ejected with nearly 55 minutes left to play, we knew odds were against us for the remainder of the game. After observing Corunna’s improved skill and speed in the first 15 minutes, we were not surprised by their on-going 2nd half attack. Anna Raffaelli’s 2 goals, combined with the gritty defensive efforts of Lauren Stowe and Allison Perry, helped bring home the first win of the season. The most valuable player of the day was unquestionably Izzey Newbury, the Owosso Keeper who made countless necessary stops, above and beyond the 11 recorded saves. Coaches Zoe Klem, Frank Tew, and I couldn’t be prouder of the hard work and perseverance shown by our team. Corunna put forth an impressive offensive attack, but sometimes a gritty defensive effort is all that’s needed to bring home a victory. We are so proud and hopeful for a great 2018 season. Key Players: Izzey Newbury, Anna Raffaelli, Lauren Stowe and Allison Perry

Owosso 3, Swan Valley 4 – For the second time this week, Owosso soccer played with 10 players for an entire half; this time against opponents, Swan Valley. Our entire team was forced to step up, yet again, in the face of certain adversity. Our opponents understandably controlled the game, but Anna Raffaelli helped established a number of attacks. Following her early goal (3 minutes into the game), she finished off the half with a fantastic last second, left-footed shot. Fatigue certainly showed second half; however, our team continued to persevere with strong play by defenders, Lauren Stowe, Kayla Manley, and Allison Perry. Raffaelli made her mark with our final, late game goal, with a great cross into the box to Jaycie Crites. The team is certainly looking forward to entering next week with a full roster, as we prepare for 3 games.

SOFTBALL – Owosso Sweeps Durand 8-5 and 6-5 –

Game 1
Owosso Trojans Varsity managed through a push by Durand in the fifth inning where Owosso Trojans Varsity coughed up three runs, but Owosso Trojans Varsity still won 8-5 on Tuesday.
Owosso Trojans Varsity got on the board in the first inning when Grace Miller singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. Owosso Trojans Varsity scored six runs in the second inning. Miller, Allie Langdon, Jenna Grubb, and Ashley Abrams all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Maegan Jodway pitched Owosso Trojans Varsity to victory. She allowed nine hits and five runs over seven innings, striking out 15 and walking zero. Owosso Trojans Varsity racked up nine hits. Brooke Hemker and Langdon each racked up multiple hits for Owosso Trojans Varsity. Hemker went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Owosso Trojans Varsity in hits. Owosso Trojans Varsity didn’t commit a single error in the field. Rose Alman had the most chances in the field with 15.
Game 2
Owosso Trojans Varsity defeated Durand 6-5 on Tuesday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at five with Owosso Trojans Varsity batting in the top of the eighth when Brooke Hemker singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. Owosso Trojans Varsity knotted the game up at five in the top of the seventh inning, when Jenna Grubb singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. Maegan Jodway got the win for Owosso Trojans Varsity. She went two innings, allowing zero runs on one hit, striking out four and walking one. Grace Miller started the game for Owosso Trojans Varsity. She surrendered five runs on five hits over six innings, striking out ten. Owosso Trojans Varsity saw the ball well today, racking up 11 hits in the game. Kat Kincaid and Hemker all collected multiple hits for Owosso Trojans Varsity. Hemker and Kincaid all had two hits to lead Owosso Trojans Varsity.
Owosso Splits with Holly 7-1 and 0-13 –

Game 1
Owosso Trojans Varsity asserted their will over Holly on their way to an easy 7-1 victory. Owosso Trojans Varsity got things moving in the second inning. Marissa Beck’s wild pitch allowed one run to score for Owosso Trojans Varsity. Owosso Trojans Varsity notched three runs in the sixth inning. Owosso Trojans Varsity put the pressure on, led by singles by Jenna Grubb and Brooke Hemker. Maegan Jodway took the win for Owosso Trojans Varsity. She allowed three hits and one run over seven innings, striking out seven and walking zero. Owosso Trojans Varsity racked up 12 hits on the day. Tabitha Elliott, Allie Langdon, Grace Miller, and Hemker each racked up multiple hits for Owosso Trojans Varsity. Elliott went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Owosso Trojans Varsity in hits.
Game 2
Early Lead For Holly Seals Fate For Owosso Trojans Varsity
Owosso Trojans Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 13-0 loss to Holly on Thursday. Holly took the lead on a double in the first inning. The Owosso Trojans Varsity struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Holly, giving up 13 runs.
Holly got things started in the first inning when Maia Beck doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs. Maegan Jodway took the loss for Owosso Trojans Varsity. She lasted three innings, allowing eight hits and six runs while striking out two and walking zero.

TRACK & FIELD (BOYS) – The Owosso boys track and field team took 4th place of 5 at Williamston High School on Wednesday night, scoring 52.33 points against Williamston, Laingsburg, Dansville, and Morrice.  Scoring performances include:

Andrew Convery – 5th in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.5. Connor Madsen – 5th in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:25.21, 6th in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:24.52. Connor Spencer – 5th in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:23.94. Jorden Sowash – 1st in the 3200-meter run with a time of 10:25.49. Mason Collard – 2nd in the 3200-meter run with a time of 10:53.29. Tyler Arriaga – 5th in the 3200-meter run with a time of 12:06.98. Sam Marcotte – 2nd in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 17.11, 3rd in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 45.68. Jhakab Hickey – 4th in the discus with a throw of 104’8. Andrew Bushard – 3rd in the pole vault with a height of 9’6. Jalen Waters – 2nd in the long jump with a distance of 18’11.25. The 4×100-meter relay team of Convery, Waters, Eddie Mishler, and Hickey were 4th with a time of 48.83 and were also 4th in the 4×200-meter relay with a time of 1:42.25. The 4×400-meter relay team of Devyn Baker, Hickey, Marcotte, and Spencer were 4th with a time of 3:59.26. The 4×800-meter relay team of Collard, Madsen, Sowash, and Spencer were 2nd with a time of 9:14.82. The boys will send a group of 20 athletes to compete in the Fowler Invite on Friday, April 13th at 4 PM.  We now have a starting point and will continue to work and dedicate ourselves to PR in every meet.

TRACK & FIELD (GIRLS) – Owosso traveled to Williamston on Wednesday evening for a tune up meet against the home team as well as Morrice, Laingsburg and Dansville. Our girls’ were able to finish in 2nd place behind Williamston. Full results can be found at the following link, but here are a couple of highlights as well.

https://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/meet/319657/teamscores

In the 100m dash, .06 seconds separated 1st-3rd place with Molly Hart (13.94) taking 2nd and Katie Clevenger (13.97) finishing 3rd. Katie Clevenger was also able to finish 2nd in the 200m dash (28.92). Kaitlyn Owens finished 1st in the 1600m run (5:57.32) and 2nd in the 800m run with a time of 2:41.47. Freshman Emma Perry took 3rd in both the 800m run (3:07.18) and 1600m run (6:40.75). Mirranda Libbey looked very strong and won the 3200m run (12:48.21). Madison Livingston threw the discus 80’ 7” earning her a 2nd place finish. I am very happy with our effort and results and I look forward to a great season with a lot of success. We will be back at it on Friday at the Fowler Invite.

TENNIS – Owosso 5, Goodrich 3 – The lady Trojans continue to dominate at doubles sweeping all four flights of doubles. The 2nd doubles team of Martina Biasini and Hannah Coburn won in straight sets as did the 3rd doubles team of Josie Hufnagel and Abigail Brainerd. The win was sealed by a win at 3rd singles Alyssa Parsons in a hard fought 3 set match.

Owosso 4, Carman-Ainsworth 4 – The Lady Trojans dominated in doubles play once again sweeping all four doubles matches. Unfortunately, while the battles were hard fought and close, we were unable to convert any wins in singles landing us in a tie with Carman. Come see us in action at OHS on Monday against Fowlerville!

Dates of Importance

  • 4-18 – Blue and Gold Banquet – 6 PM D’Mar

Next Week’s Schedule (subject to sudden change)

Date Time Sport Place Opponent
4/13/18 4:00 PM BOYS FRESHMAN BASEBALL Home HOLLY HIGH SCHOOL
4/13/18 4:00 PM BOYS/GIRLS VARSITY TRACK Away FOWLER
4/16/18 9:00 AM BOYS VARSITY GOLF Away Postponed- to 4/18/2018 – CONFERENCE MEET FML – PRESEASON
4/16/18 4:00 PM BOYS VARSITY BASEBALL Home KEARSLEY HIGH SCHOOL
4/16/18 4:00 PM BOYS J. V. BASEBALL Away KEARSLEY HIGH SCHOOL
4/16/18 4:00 PM GIRLS VARSITY SOFTBALL Home KEARSLEY HIGH SCHOOL
4/16/18 4:00 PM GIRLS J. V. SOFTBALL Away KEARSLEY HIGH SCHOOL
4/16/18 4:00 PM GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS Home FOWLERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
4/16/18 4:00 PM GIRLS J. V. TENNIS Home FOWLERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
4/16/18 4:30 PM GIRLS J. V. SOCCER Home WAVERLY HIGH SCHOOL
4/16/18 6:00 PM GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER Home WAVERLY HIGH SCHOOL
4/17/18 4:00 PM BOYS FRESHMAN BASEBALL Away HOLLY HIGH SCHOOL
4/17/18 4:00 PM GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS Away SWARTZ CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
4/17/18 4:00 PM BOYS/GIRLS VARSITY TRACK Away TRI @ Clio
4/17/18 4:30 PM GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER Away BIRCH RUN HIGH SCHOOL
4/17/18 5:15 PM GIRLS J. V. TENNIS Away SWARTZ CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
4/17/18 6:00 PM GIRLS J. V. SOCCER Away BIRCH RUN HIGH SCHOOL
4/18/18 9:00 AM BOYS VARSITY GOLF Away Rescheduled from 2018-04-16 CONFERENCE MEET FML – PRESEASON
4/19/18 3:30 PM BOYS VARSITY GOLF Away HOLLY HIGH SCHOOL
4/19/18 3:30 PM BOYS J. V. GOLF Away HOLLY HIGH SCHOOL
4/19/18 4:00 PM BOYS VARSITY BASEBALL Home Freeland High School
4/19/18 4:00 PM BOYS J. V. BASEBALL Away Freeland High School
4/19/18 4:00 PM GIRLS VARSITY SOFTBALL Home Freeland High School
4/19/18 4:00 PM GIRLS J. V. SOFTBALL Away Freeland High School
4/19/18 4:00 PM GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS Away FLUSHING HIGH SCHOOL
4/19/18 4:00 PM GIRLS J. V. TENNIS Home FLUSHING HIGH SCHOOL
4/20/18 2:00 PM BOYS/GIRLS VARSITY TRACK Away ITHACA HIGH SCHOOL
4/20/18 4:00 PM BOYS FRESHMAN BASEBALL Away DAVISON HIGH SCHOOL
4/20/18 4:30 PM GIRLS J. V. SOCCER Home CARMAN AINSWORTH H.S.
4/20/18 6:00 PM GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER Home CARMAN AINSWORTH H.S.