Bay Port Sports Shorts: Volleyball, Girls Swim Have Strong Showings
VOLLEYBALL: the Bay Port volleyball team went 2-1 in a four-team invitational it hosted on August 29. The Lady Pirates lost to Denmark (2-1), but beat Appleton East (2-1) and Menasha (2-0).
Sidni Walgurski and Alyssa Koska led Bay Port with 17 total kills in the teams’ eight sets of play during the tournament, while Mady Schroeder had 49 digs and Maura McGinnity tallied 56 assists.
Bay Port got a 3-0 win over West De Pere on September 5, before they open up FRCC play on September 7 at Notre Dame.
With the three wins, the Pirates improved to 9-2 on the young season.
GIRLS SWIMMING: several Bay Port swimmers had successful days at the nine-team Shorewood Invitational on September 3.
The Pirates finished third as a team behind Cedarburg (520) and Muskego (390) with their 360 points.
Sophomore Emma Lasecki was the lone winner for Bay Port on the day with her first-place time of 58:03 in the 100 Butterfly; other top results are as follows.
200 Medley Relay – 2, Riley Melendy, Erin Samels, Emma Lasecki, Sophia Thibert (1:51:42).
200 IM – 2, Lasecki (2:10:35); 4, Melendy (2:16:17).
50 Freestyle – 3, Thibert (26:05); 4, Lacy Geurts (26:19).
100 Butterfly – 1, Lasecki (58:03); 3, Shae Gustafson (1:02:42).
100 Freestyle – 3, Thibert (56:99).
100 Backstroke – 2, Melendy (1:01:05); 4, Gustafson (1:02:15).
100 Breaststroke – 5, Samels (1:08:70).
200 Freestyle Relay – 3, Gustafson, Liz Ely, Emily Zimmer, Geurts (1:46:07).
400 Freestyle Relay – 2, Melendy, Thibert, Gustafson, Lasecki (3:43:20).
BOYS SOCCER: in what Bay Port head coach Travis Herber described as an “ugly loss,” the boys’ soccer team dropped a 6-1 nonconference game to the Kimberly Papermakers on Aug. 31.
Peyton Nichols scored the only goal of the game for the Pirates, with Griffin Pecore getting the assist.
Bay Port (1-3 overall, 0-1 FRCC) will host De Pere on September 7.
GIRLS GOLF: freshman Jo Baranczyk continued her impressive start with a tie for second-place on August 30 at the famous Black Wolf Run Golf Course in Kohler.
Baranczyk shot a 7-over 79 to finish three shots behind Homestead’s Speedy Kent. Bay Port was also paced by Courtney Koeberl (112), Lauren Lemorande (115), Madelyn Peters (115) and Tori Grimm (121) in placing seventh in the team competition with a total of 421, 70 shots behind winner Homestead.
The Lady Pirates are next in action September 8 when they compete in a FRCC meet at the Ledgeview Golf Course.
CROSS COUNTRY: the Pirates cross country teams had an August 30 meet at De Pere cancelled due to inclement weather.
Both teams will compete in the Southwest Invitational on September 7 at Colburn Park, before hosting their own invitational on September 14 at Meadowbrook Park.
Bay Port cross country runner SAVANNAH HUBEN appeared in the senior spotlight last week.
GIRLS TENNIS: the Lady Pirates tennis team improved to 2-1 in FRCC play with a 6-1 win over Sheboygan South on September 5.
No. 1 – Meylna Ramirez, BP, def. Helen Flynn, 6-0, 6-3; No. 2 – Sidney Kropp, BP, def. Natalie Vorpahl, 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 – Karina Verdette, BP, def. Vanessa Ziegler, 6-1, 6-2; No. 4 – Sara Miesner, SS, def. Linnea McClintock, 7-6 (3), 6-4.
No. 1 – Rachel Ceaglske-Devan Perry, BP, def. Erika Escamilla-Cassie Badtke, 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 – Cathleen Graber-Emily Wick, BP, def. Lauren Schoening-Olivia Goins, 6-2, 6-1; No. 3 – Jordanne Hanson-Sophie Martell, BP, def. Alexandra Vang-Hannah Mohoric, 6-1, 6-3.