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5A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, September 8, 2016 Rock Hills Junior High volleyball team (back row, left to right) Avery Brown, Eve Meyers, Karrigan Dunstan, Jauclyn Lemke, Amber Dean, Venessa Frost, Hayley Gloria-Ortiz, (middle row) Danica Frost, Haley Garst, Kayle Wagner, Lauren Whelchel, Alyssa Davis, (front row) Selena Luong, Eva Cleary, and Aubree Whelchel. Junior High Cheerleaders (back row, left to right) Karrigan Dunstan, Eve Meyers, (front row) Alyssa Davis, and Eva Cleary. RI-II-IS Ol)~llls s~,~)ll cially after a long road trip like that. Coming home from games like that on v/ith win OVl~l" Vl/'~ll the losing side is never fun. I felt like ..... The Rock Hills High School Griz- we matched up with Wilson position zlies football team made the trip to forposition.Theyhadalotofthingsgo Wilson, Friday, to try to slay the Drag- their way in the first half, but we got ons. When the Dragon's flames were our breaks in the second half and were extinguished, Rock Hills had a season able to prevail. It's a good feeling to opening 32-18 win to ease the coach finally get to see where we are at and ride back home. what we need to improve on. We were The Dragons struck first as they able to take a lot of things away from drove the ball downfield and scored, this game film and show the kids. It's The Grizzlies foiled their conversion usually to be expected, but Friday night attempt and the score was 6-0 early in was a sloppy win. We will take the win Rock Hills Junior High football team (back row, left to right) Ashton Ost, Mason Higer, Seth Pennell, Kole Vance, Tristyn Brown, Jerrod Gillett, (middle row) Jacob Berry, Ty Boiler, Jacob Underwood, Caden Slate, Kenneth Sterling, (front row) Roger Meier, Rickie DeSpain, Conner Cosand, Christian Wagner, and Cesar Ortiz. Kevin L. Phillips Payne Pasture Clearing Attorney at Law Sweden Creme Kiers Thriftway Kleppinger Funeral Home LandMark Implement, Inc. Sinclair Flying Service Service Prather Law Office.Kay Prather Att0mey at Law.Licensed in Kansas & Nebraska Randall Farmers Co-op Union Randall & JeweU Rock Hills Booster Club Lloyd's Roger's Body Shop Dentless Repair Mankato Auto Parts Rolling Hills Electric Co-op Mankato Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Pest Control Mankato Plumbing & Appliance Simmelink Plumbing Mankato Professional Pharmacy State Exchange Bank McDonald - Roberts Funeral Service The Scoop Tyler Chiropractic John Tyler Meyers Aerial Midway Co-op Association Estate & Auction, LLC Workshop, LLC Farmers Union Ortman Walker Automotive Dakota Walker Wanklyn Plumbing & Electric Whelchel Construction Mikkelsen Real Moonlight National Jason White Rock Electric, & Cabinetry, LLC Oz Insurance - Nick Mizner and experience need for a successful season. There are no sophomore team members. Freshmen team members are Jaclyn Yelken, Sara Tadefa, Kaylee Bozeman, Katie Reinert and Jasmine Ortiz. Beckman said"we have a big junior class who have all gotten some experi- ence over the last couple of years. They have gone through ups and downs and hopefully the experience will pay off. We lost the senior leadership with no incoming seniors with experience. Underclassmen will need to take charge. The potential is there with this group. Now it's just about piecing it the first quarter. The Grizzlies snapped whatever way we can, but we made a right back and scored a touchdown of lot of mistakes and we look forward to their own. After a successful two point ,learning from them." together." conversion, they held a 8-6 lead. The The Grizzlies play their home The Lady Grizzlies hosted a trian- battled~ and when the half opener Friday at Mankato when the~ gular match at Mankato, Tuesday, with Th~Gri~;tles: held d~eriuotis host Lincoln. ~ ~ ~ " -~" ~~nd T-hmader Ridge taking lead: .... part. Match results were unavailable at The Rock Hills defense found its RI-II~Svolle~$111@,a_l'll8 press time. The team heads to Miltonvale, Saturday, for the Southern footing in the second half and limited sill.it at St. Jolllll's- Cloud tournament. the Dragons to one touchdown. The Dragons capitalized on a Rock Hills TiiltOll triangular RIIJHS falls in season turnover and converted the mistake The Rock Hills High School vol- into six points. Those would be their leyball team participated at the St. Oil@lli~ gallle Ilg~Bst final points ofthe game. The Grizzlies John's-Tipton triangular match last Thlllldcl' Ridge went on clock eating drives and sealed Tuesday, They downed Natoma in two the Dragons fate with a late fourth sets, 25-20 and 25-15. They dropped The Rock Hills Junior High School quarter touchdown giving the Griz- their next match to St. John's-Tipton, Grizzlies opened their 2016 season zlies a 32-18 win and a 1-0 record to 18-25 and 18-25, to even their 2016 againstThunderRidgeatAgra, Thurs- begin the new season, record at 2-2. day. The result was a disappointing 32- The Luke Broeckelman to Tycen The starting team for the Lady Griz- 6 loss. Higer air connection produced three zlies against Natoma featured Taneile After one quarter of play the Griz- touchdown receptions. Zane Colson Peroutek, Kaylee Hadle in the setter zlies found themselves looking at a 6- added arushing touchdown, spot, Emilee Whelchel, Bergen0 deficit. The Grizzlies scored their Broeckelman completed seven of Mauerhan, SamanthaFogo and Baylie lone touchdown of the game in the 10 passes for 96 yards and three touch- Dunstan. Several bench players includ- second quarter when Seth Pennell re- downs. He carded the ball three times ing Emma Reinert, Jaclyn yelken and turned a kick for a 79 yard touchdown. for 13 yards. Higer made three recep- Caitlyn May. Rock Hills found a con- The point after conversion attempt tions good for 87 yards and three touch- sistent offense and easily handled failed.Thunder Ridge scored twice in downs. Colson made one catch for Natoma. the second quarter to take a 20-6 lead nine yards. The Lady Grizzlies started out well into halftime. Things did not improve Colsoncovered 173 yards on his 21 in the first set against the St. John's- defensively for the Grizzlies as Thun- carries. Higer took the ball seven times Tipton BluJays. They reeled off four der Ridge put another 12 points on the for 36 yards. Drew Beam had two consecutive points before their serve score board while the Grizzlies of- carriedresultingin negative four yards, was broken. Rock Hills rolled up a 12- fense could not muster a sustained ef- Thedefensehadabusy nightswarm- 9 lead. But the BluJays pecked away at fort. When the game ended, Thunder ing around and downing the Dragon the lead and eventually exploited holes Ridge was the winner, 32-6. ball carriers and receivers. Beam con- in the Rock Hills defense to pull out a Seth Pennei led the Grizzly ground tributed three solo tackles and nine winningset.Theroleswerereversedin game, gaining 81 yards on 16 carries. assisted tackles. Brady Jeffery made the second set with the BluJays again Mason Higer took the ball 11 times for three solo tackles and assisted with six taking advantage of Lady Grizzlies 19 yards. Caden Slate had four carries tackles. Colson was abuzzing wasp as defensive lapses. Rock Hills could for 18 yards. Conner Cosand had one he made a solo tackle and stung for 16 never quite catch up no matter the carry for no gain while Jerrod Gillett assisted tackles. Higer recorded a solo effort they expended.Theirearlylapses carried once for a minus three yards. shot and aided with 11 assists. Austin came back tohaunt them as the B luJays Gillett went one for one in the passing Eilert registered a solo tackle and was took the second set and the match, phase for six yards. in on 14 assist. Chevy Mohler and TheLadyGrizzlieshaveanewhead Pennell led the defense with eight Rylee Whelchei joined in with a solo coach this season in Dennis Beckman. tackles and two assisted tackles. Higer shot and seven assisted tackles apiece. His 2016 team features one senior, had four unassisted tackles and two Broeckelman and Aric Hom posted Taneile Peroutek. The junior class has assists. Cosand made five tackles and four assists each. Cody Wright added nine representatives on the team: hadtwo assists. three assisted tackles. Dereck Gillett Kaylee Hadle, Emilee Whelchel, The Grizzlies entertain Southern jumped in for an assist. Emma Reinert, Caitlyn May, Allison Cloud at Mankato, today (Thursday). Grizzlies head coach Brock Havens, BergenMauerhan, Samantha McMillan said,"It felt good to start the F0go, Jalee Ortman and Bylie Dunstan. year off with a hard fought win, espe- This group will provide the leadership Ost Furniture & Monday, Aug. 29- Saturday, Sept. 10 Save q5% 0/7 all in-stock furniture andbedc ng 106 N. 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