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April 19th, 2015
The Kane boys track team placed in 11 of 18 events, scoring 69 team points, outdistancing runner-up Elk County Catholic (47 points) for the AA title in the 22nd Annual Kane Invitational Track and Field Meet at Paul R. Miller Stadium this past Saturday. Â
Kane was led on the track once again by Hunter Yasurek, Clay Colson and Joey Newton. Yasurek placed second in a loaded field in both the open 400 (53.70) and the 800 (2:06.24). Hunter also came back and Â anchored our 1600 relay team, with a split time of 53.4, which posted a third place finish in a respectable time of 3:43.
The Kane High trap team hosted South St. Marys on Thursday in a rematch of last seasonâ€™s league finals. The Kane squad improved to 4-0 on the season with a 131-126 win over the visitors at the Kane Fish and Game Club.
Ricky Grundstrom led the hosts, carding a score of 24 out of 25 targets, an impressive feat considering the windy conditions. Grundstrom just edged out teammates Justin Lorenzo and Hunter Yasurek for top honors. The pair of Kane shooters were joined by South St Marysâ€™ Tony Anders with rounds of 23.
With Saturdayâ€™s forecast calling for sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid to upper 60s, look for some record-setting performances at todayâ€™s Kane All Sports Boostersâ€™ Invitational.
Some of the areaâ€™s premiere track and field athletes will take place in the tournament. Teams taking part in the event include Bradford, Warren, Allegany Limestone, Elk County Catholic, Coudersport, Franklinville, Keystone and Cranberry.
The Kane Softball team was winless last season but put that losing steak behind them with a win over Sheffield in their season opener on Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Wolves scored two runs in the sixth, allowed the Wolverines to tie it up in the top of the seventh, then plated the winning run in the bottom of the seventh for the dramatic win.
The Redbank Valley Lady Bulldogs came to Kane on Tuesday afternoon to take on the Lady Wolves in a track and field dual meet and left town with a 93-56 victory. The Redbank team had too much depth for the young Lady Wolves, although a number of Kane girls came through with good performances in preparation for Saturdayâ€™s Kane Invitational.
The Kane boys track team evened its dual meet record to 1-1 on the season as they downed a tough Redbank Valley track Squad by a score of 83-67.
Kane was led by two first-place finishes on the track by junior Hunter Yasurek as he won the 400 in 54.95 and the 800 in a time of 2:06.32. Other Kane winners on the track were Tyler Weidenhoff in the 100 dash with a time of 12.24. Tyler was also third in the 200 dash. Joey Newton won the 300 hurdles in a time of 45.12 and was second in the 110 high hurdles with a time of 16.21. Joe also won the triple jump with a leap of 39'1 '1/2".
Kane High scored the last five runs of the game but it wasn't enough.
The rally fell short as the Wolves lost at home in their baseball opener to Eisenhower, 11-7.
Eisenhower (2-0) jumped off to an 11-2 lead after batting in the top of the fifth inning, but Kane fought back with three in the fifth and two more in the sixth to cut the margin to 11-7.Â
CLEARFIELDâ€”Brandon Orsich of Clearfield and Kalee Wayne of DuBois took home top honors in the Gold Pin Scratch Classic tournament held Sunday afternoon at Clearfield Lanes. Thirty-three members and guests (22 male and 11 female) took to the lanes for a three game-qualifying session before the fields were cut to the top seven. Josh Hall (650 series) and Andrea Lipps (530 series) both bowling out of Bradford captured the top seeds in their respective divisions, and received bowling bags from Global 900 for the efforts.
The Kane Middle School track and field teams opened the 2015 season on Wednesday afternoon by hosting Johnsonburg. The Kane boys defeated the Rams by a score of 77-63 while the Kane girls came up short, 89-59.
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