Bay Port Sports Shorts: Hess off to hot start
Bay Port senior Erika Hess (No. 6) has eight goals in the team’s first three games (Rich Palzewic file photo).
By Rich Palzewic
Girls’ soccer: The girls’ soccer team improved to 3-0 with a pair of wins last weekend at the Madison College Sports Complex.
The No. 3 ranked Pirates beat D.C. Everest 3-1, before easily handling Rhinelander 10-0.
Erika Hess had a pair of goals, while Emma Nagel had a goal and two assists. Goalie Gabby Noack recorded seven saves.
In the victory over the Hodags, Hess and Ariel Kuchta recorded hat tricks (three goals).
McKenzie Johnson, Hailey Kane, Mya Jacques and Sofia Draghicchio had a goal apiece. Nagel and Draghicchio each had two assists.
In three games thus far Hess has eight goals.
Boys’ tennis: The boys’ tennis team went 1-2 at the Tosa East Invite April 21.
The Pirates defeated Waukesha West 5-2, before dropping 6-1 and 5-2 matches to New Berlin Eisenhower and Wauwatosa West respectively.
In the victory, Max Schauer (6-4, 3-6, 10-8), David Ceaglske (6-2, 6-2) and Hudson Menne (2-6, 6-1, 10-2) won in singles, while the No. 1 doubles team of Aaron Murphy and Travis Van De Yacht won a 6-1, 6-0 contest.
Ceaglske got the only victory of the match versus New Berlin at No. 3 singles with his 4-6, 6-3, 10-3 win.
Schauer (6-3, 6-2) and Ceaglske (6-4, 6-2) also each won their respective singles matches against Wauwatosa West.
Track and field: In the Sun Prairie Invite April 20, Bay Port’s Cordell Tinch was victorious in four events in the 17-team meet.
Tinch, a two-time state champion in the triple jump and long jump, won the 110-meter hurdles (14:18), high jump (6-08.00), long jump (22-11.00) and triple jump (45-11.00).
Nick Key also won the 800 (2:03.68), while the 4×800 meter relay team (Key, Ryan Thieme, Mitchell Merhalski, Trevor Buth) took second (8:31.17).
Helped by Tinch’s big day, the Pirates finished second overall behind Brookfield East.
The girls finished tied for fifth, with Ella Meeuwsen and Eniola Adeniji taking third and fourth respectively in the high jump with five-foot jumps.
Olivia Mabry pole vaulted to a third-place finish (10-00.00), while freshman Ava Murphy finished fourth in the long jump (15-11.00), as did Savannah Huben in the 1,600.
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