Maize at Titan
WICHITA — The Newton High School boys’ soccer team claimed a 1-0 win over league rival Maize in the consolation finals of the Titan Classic Saturday at Wichita South.
Tied 0-0 at the half, Jose Ramos scored from Edward Valdivia for the game winner.
Newton places fifth in the blue bracket of the tournament.
Newton is 3-2 and plays Goddard Eisenhower Thursday in Goddard.
place at Wellington
WELLINGTON — The Remington High School boys’ cross country team took fifth Saturday at the Wellington Invitational, while Sienna Schmidt won the girls’ race.
Schmidt won the race in 21:42.05, taking Valley Center’s Holly Smith by 6.73 seconds.
Bethany Regehr was 17th in 24:49.49, followed by freshman Audrey Van Zelfden in 19th in 24:59.14. All three earned medals.
In the boys’ team standings, Wichita West won with 25 points, followed by Wichita Southeast at 95, Pratt at 97, Augusta at 101, Remington at 118, Valley Center at 154, Caldwell at 155, Goddard at 156 and Clearwater at 256.
Remington freshman Asher Brown was ninth in 18:57.71, followed by Brayden Old in 10th in 19:09.24, Craig Fee in 23rd in 20:12.58, Jacob Hilgenfeld in 45th in 21:47.87. Jadihn Martin in 46th in 22:12.90, Brayden Marciano in 53rd in 23:13.68 and Shane Tillotson in 60th in 24:10.34. Brown, Old and Fee were medalists.
Remington competes Thursday at the Centre Invitational at the Herington Country Club.
Junior varsity girls (two miles) — 11. Adi Reese 16:30.87.
Junior varsity boys (two miles) — 37. Noah Cook 14:25.52, 47. Harrison Smith 14:48.49, 59. Adrian Spencer 15:22.65, 69. Jaxson Jarvis 16:08.93, 70. Josh Day 16:10.18.
Eighth-grade girls (times not listed) — 2. Lucy Brown, 9. Ellie Van Zelfden.
HUTCHINSON – Goessel High School grad Page Hiebert was named the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I and Jayhawk Conference Division I player of the week for the week ending Sunday.
A six-foot sophomore for Hutchinson Community College, Hiebert helped lead Hutchinson to a 3-2 week, including a win over fourth-ranked Salt Lake Community College at the CSI Starr Classic.
For the week, Hiebert averaged 4.80 kills, 2.13 digs and .4 aces per set. She had 18 kills in a win over Dodge City Community College. Had 17 kills against Salt Lake Community College and 13 kills against sixth-ranked Southern Idaho College.
For the season, she averages 4.18 kills per set, which leads the Jayhawk Conference.
1-2 at classic
EUGENE, Ore. — The Wichita State volleyball team finished 1-2 Friday and Saturday at the Nike Classic in Eugene.
Wichita State downed Duquesne in three sets, 25-16, 25-15, 25-11; lost to 14th-ranked Oregon 25-16, 25-19, 25-12; and lost to Cal Poly 23-25, 21-25, 28-26, 25-16, 15-9.
Against Duquesne, Tabitha Brown had 11 kills, followed by Newton grads Abbie Lehman with 10 and Emily Hiebert with six. Hiebert downed four blocks, followed by Lehman with three. Hiebert set 32 assists and had eight digs.
Against Oregon, Brown had seven kills, followed by Lehman with six. Hiebert set 18 assists and had seven digs.
Against Cal Poly, Brown has 23 kills, followed by Lehman with 15. Hiebert served two aces. Lehman downed six blocks. Hiebert set 53 assists.
Wichita State is 7-2 and hosts eight-ranked Creighton at 7 p.m. Friday in the Shocker Volleyball Classic. Iowa State plays Creighton at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Wichita State hosts Iowa State at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
MANHATTAN – Newton High School grad Brookelynn Entz scored her first collegiate goals during the weekend for Kansas State.
She scored two goals Friday in Manhattan in a 3-1 win over Central Arkansas. Her goals were the team’s first and third of the game, coming in the 19th and 69th minute. Morgan Mauck added a goal with an assist. Her goal came in the 58th minute. Megan Kalkofen added a goal.
Entz becomes the first K-State player to score two goals in a game.
Jordan Slim scored for Central Arkansas in the 77th minute.
K-State held a 23-13 shot advantage. Miranda Larkin had three saves in goal for the Wildcats. Lauren Mercuri had 10 saves for CAU.
Sunday, K-State lost to Creighton 3-2. Entz had an assist in the game. Kalkofen added a goal with an assist. Tatum Wagner scored a goal. Hannah Davis had an assist.
For Creighton, Taryn Jakubowski, Hannah Miller and Kylin Grubb each scored a goal. Miller also had an assist.
Kansas State led 2-1 early in the second half, but Creighton scored in the 69th and 73rd minutes to win the game. K-State held a 33-9 shot advantage in the game, 13-7 on goal.
Larkin had four saves in goal for the Wildcats. McKenzie Meola had 11 saves in goal for the Blue Jays, 1-5-1.
Kansas State evens its record to 3-3-1 and plays at 4 p.m. Thursday at South Dakota.
rally for win
HESSTON — The Hesston College men’s soccer team scored four goals in the second half to overcome a three-goal deficit and down Pratt Community College 4-3 Saturday in Hesston.
Uriel Argmendo-Contr, Francesco D'Aurelio and Aaron Grant scored goals in the 30th, 55th and 58th minutes respectively for Pratt. Sam Hatungiami-Irako and Nathan Wilson added assists.
Roe Russey, Luis Roque and Sammy Rios each scored a goal for Hesston. Josh Jantzi, Dawson McCawley and Cain Hernandez each added an assist. Hesston’s first two goals came in the 64th and 74th minutes. The Larks tied the game on an own goal in the 80th minute. Rios scored the game winner in the 89th minute.
Bryson White had five saves for Hesston. Marc Colman had three saves for Pratt.
Hesston is 5-1 and plays at 7 p.m. today at Dodge City Community College.
HESSTON – The Hesston College women’s soccer team downed Pratt Community College 2-0 Saturday at Hesston.
Both Hesston goals came in the final three minutes of play. Miho Okuda scored with an assist from Taylar Clark in the 87th minute. Kenzie Johnson added a goal in the 88th minute with an assist from Kenzie Brown.
Hesston outshot Pratt 7-3, 7-2 on goal. Miranda Dolsman and Vivi Rodriguez each spent a half in goal for Hesston and each had a save. Brittany Smith had five saves for Pratt.
Hesston is 5-1 and plays at 5 p.m. today at Dodge City Community College.
WICHITA — The Wichita Thunder hockey team signed rookie defenseman Samuel Thibault for the 2017-18 season.
Baie-Comeau Drakkar spent the last three seasons, along with five games in the 2013-14 season with Baie-Comeau Drakkar of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
He has 10 goals with 40 assists in 207 games with Baie-Comeau. He also has a goal with three assists in 16 playoff games. He led his team to a second-round playoff series in 2015.
"I'm really proud to be coming to Wichita and play for the Thunder," Thibault said. " I'm excited to be turning pro and can't wait to start playing."
"Sam is a rugged, stay-at-home defenseman that plays hard each and every night," Wichita coach Malcolm Cameron said. "He's not afraid to stick up for his teammates and was captain of his team last season. I look forward to seeing him in camp."
Thibault is the 19th player signed by Wichita for the upcoming training camp.
Wichita opens the season Oct. 13 at home against the Indy Fuel.
American Association Finals
Wichita vs. Winnipeg
Today at Wichita 7:05 p.m.
Thursday at Wichita 7:05 p.m.
Saturday at Winnipeg 6:05 p.m.
Sunday at Winnipeg 4 p.m. (if necessary)
Monday at Winnipeg 7 p.m. (if necessary)