South Summit Wildcats rundown
September 15, 2009
The Wildcats varsity football team remains undefeated after defeating Delta 27-7 Friday night at home. The team held Delta scoreless until the fourth quarter.
"We played really well," assistant coach Dan Eckert said.
The Wildcats play their Homecoming game Friday, Sept. 18 at home against Grand.
The girls’ varsity team defeated Wasatch 3-2 on Sept. 9.
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"I was proud of the girls for fighting back when they were down two games to one at the end of the third," coach Becky Dees said. "The Ladycats chose to play with heart and as a team. This is exactly what I have been waiting for as a coach. This was an extremely exciting game to watch."
Leading the team were McKenzie Woolstenhulme with 9 kills and more than 31 hits, Emily Keuser with 8 kills and 26 hits and Marcy Jones with 6 kills and 26 hits. Teresa Chamberlin and Paige Peterson had more than 50 amazing sets apiece. Emily Keuser and Megan Peterson served a combined 57 times leading the Ladycats to victory. Finally Megan Peterson led the team in digs with a total of 15.
The team will face Rowland Hall on Sept. 22 at home and Maeser on Sept. 24 at an away game.
Cross Country The cross-country team is starting off well this year, according to coach Liz Snyder. Leading the team is junior Pat Shultz, who runs the 5K in an average of 19 minutes.
"He is one of our top runners and we are counting on him for region," Snyder said.
The team competes this Saturday at Brighton.
Golf The boys’ golf team competed at the Wasatch Golf Course on Sept. 9, with a team score of 319, six strokes behind the leading Rowland Hall. Leading scorers for the Wildcats were Taylor Haws (75), Forrest Lucas (77), Casey Lundgreen (82) and Taylor Baker (85).
Their next match is today at the Cascade Golf Course.
Girls’ Soccer The South Summit Soccer girls’ team played its first region game Sept. 8 against Maeser. "We came out hard, ready to play after a long break," said coach Terra Wallace. The Ladycats won 5-0. Leading the team was senior Mykan Stevens, who had a hat trick (three goals). The girls also played St. Joseph on Sept. 10, losing 7-0. "(St. Joseph) is known for having an excellent soccer team," Wallace said. "We came and gave all we had and played a lot closer than we had last year. We are seeing continuous improvements each week." Results from Tuesday’s game at Waterford were not available at press time. They are scheduled to play Thursday against Liahona.
Tennis The girls’ tennis team had its first two matches this past week against Rowland Hall and Waterford. Scores were not available at press time. "Our numbers are small this year," said coach Chris Burton, "but the girls are working hard and having fun." The team is led by senior Amandi Goodwinl. The rest of the team consists of Brianna Bodily, Brittany Bodily and Erin Wilkinson.
Compiled by Jennifer Watkins, Park Record, and Lexi Reidhead, SSHS