The Webster City Lynx Boys Track and Field Team visited Alleman for the Comet Relays hosted by North Polk High School. The Lynx would bring home 2nd place as James Cherry would bring home the gold in discus while Max Harfst crossed the line first in the 800m run. Malachi Montes brought home silver in the long jump while Garrett Whitmore took 2nd in the 400m hurdles and the Lynx finished top 3 in 6 of the 7 relay events. Next up the Lynx boys track team will visit Boone on Thursday afternoon.
The Lynx boys tennis team lost another Tuesday at home against Aplington Parkersburg. The Lynx fell to 0 and 5 to start the season with a 9-0 loss to the Cardinals as Webster City was forced to forfeit the number 5 and 6 singles as well as the number 1 doubles matches. On Thursday the Lynx boys tennis squad will head to Iowa Falls-Alden for a rematch from last Thursday that the Cadets won 9 to 0. The Lynx had several competitive singles matchups in that match and Webster City was without the services of Jon Dixson last week and he is expected to participate tomorrow.
The Lynx boys soccer team made it 5 wins in a row with a home dispatching of the Clear Lake Lions at Lynx Stadium Tuesday night. Head Coach Craig Signorin feels his team is playing well right now but also stated he feels they have been all year.
After scoring just one goal through the first 60 minutes of the game, Webster City iced it late as they punched two into the net in the final 8 minutes to score the 3-0 victory to move to 5 and 2 this season. Dylan Peck had the first two goals for the Lynx and Isaac Bernard made it three straight games with a goal as he sealed the deal just before the final whistle. Goalkeeper Carsen Johnson held the sheet clean for the shutout as he has now given up just 2 goals over his last 5 games. Next up will be a stiff test for Coach Signorin’s squad Thursday when they host the 2 and 0 North Polk Comets at Lynx Field.
For the South Hamilton Hawks, the girls track and field team hosted the George Abell Hawkette Relays in Jewell yesterday and took 3rd in the 5 team meet. Lily Skartveldt took home gold in both the shot put and discus while Abby Ervin crossed the line first in the 400 meter run. Also finishing 1st was Hailey Cavan in the 100 hurdles while the shuttle hurtle team also took top honors.
The Hawks boys golf team was also in action for its 4th meet in 8 days after having more than 2 weeks of the beginning of its scheduled cancelled or postponed due to weather. The Hawks headed to the Tournament Club of Iowa Golf Course in Polk City for a 5 team meet with Nevada, North Polk, Roland-Story, and Saydel also taking part. Mark Ullestad’s squad would take 2nd in the meet with a cumulative team score of 175 which was 20 strokes back of meet winner Nevada. Senior Jared Ullestad would take home the Medallist honor as he shot the low round of the met with an even-par 35. Trevor Lamm finished second on the Hawks roster with a 44 while Jacob Sprague shot a 47. The Hawks boys ball strikers will host their 3rd meet of the week at Jewell Golf and Country Club Thursday.