Allendale Hosts Annual Sports Banquet

 Guest Speaker was Jackson Marcotte, a Yellow Jacket alumand future Division 1 football player at the University of Wyoming

Guest Speaker was Jackson Marcotte, a Yellow Jacket alumand future Division 1 football player at the University of Wyoming

On Monday, May 21st, the Allendale Yellow Jackets held their 2017-2018 Sports Banquet at the Allendale Ruritan Building. The meal for the evening was provided by the Ruritan Club and the Guest Speaker was Jackson Marcotte, a Yellow Jacket alumand future Division 1 football player at the University of Wyoming. The fall sports of baseball and cross country recognized those who participated, even though their co-op banquet was held back in the fall. The following sports gave special recognitionto the following:

Cheerleading: Kinze Cusick, Lexi Fisher, Alex Isaac, Katie Jackson, and Lauren Fisher.


Basketball: Matthew Jackson (Most Improved), JD Bowser (Freethrow %), Bryce Lane (Most Points), Owen Gher (Most Rebounds), Trentin Casburn (Most Assists), Kollin Kelsey (Most Steals), JD Bowser (All-Conference Honorable Mention), Bryce Lane (All-Conference Honorable Mention), JD Bowser (Most Valuable Player).

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Volleyball: C-team - Chloe Cusick ( Best Passer and MVP), Chloey Wheeler (Best Server and Most Improved); B-team - Chandler Cusick (Best Server and MVP), Kristen Richards (Best Passer and Most Improved), Chloey Wheeler (Best Spiker); A-team - Katie Jackson (Best Server), Kinze Cusick (Best Passer), Alex Isaac (Best Spiker and Most Improved), Lexi Fisher (MVP).

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Track: Taylor Woods (Team Spirit and Support / State Finals Participant), Matthew Jackson (Most Improved), Holly Lofton (Most Improved), Trentin Casburn (Most Points), Chandler Cusick (Most Points), Lexi Fisher (State Finals Participant), Kinze Cusick (State Finals Participant), Emma Baxley (MVP and State Finals Participant), Raven Adams (GoldenSpikes Initiative Award), Chase Gher (Golden Spikes Initiative Award), Konner Kelsey (Golden Spikes Initiative Award).

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All-Sport Athlete Award: Lexi Fisher

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Harrisburg Runs Away With Early Lead In Victory Over Aces

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MCJHS 8th Graders Perform Well At State Track Meet

On Saturday May 12th, 2018 the SIJHSAA Class L State finals for Track were held in Carterville, IL. Going to the State Finals this year from MCJHS were four 8th Grade Athletes.  Taylor Singer in High Jump and Shot Put, Flynn Guard for 100 Meter Low Hurdles, Zeke Hadra for 200 Meter Dash and Long Jump and Luke Laws for Shot Put. 

Taylor Singer scored 2nd Place in the High Jump with a height of 5' which is her personal best and in Shot Put she scored in 11th Place with a throw of 28' 6"

Flynn Guard scored 6th Place in 100 Meter Low Hurdles with a time of 17.17 which is her personal best. 

Zeke Hadra Scored in 8th Place in the 200 Meter Dash with a time of 24.69 which is his personal best and 14th in Long Jump with a jump of 17' 1"  

Luke Laws scored 7th Place in the Shot Put with a throw of 40' 10" which is his personal best. 

Coach Hadley and Coach Judge are very proud of all of our Athletes this Track Season and look forward to seeing Taylor, Flynn , Zeke and Luke excel in their High School Athletic Careers. 

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Golden Aces Baseball Claims Victory Over Hamilton County

·         Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity Claims Victory Over Hamilton County

·         Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity beat Hamilton County 8-4 on Monday.

·         Evan Kieffer took the win for Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity. He allowed eight hits and four runs over seven innings, striking out five.

·         Rapp took the loss for Hamilton County. He surrendered six runs on seven hits over six innings, striking out six.

·         Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity racked up nine hits. Aden Gill and Kaleb Applebey all collected multiple hits for Mt. Carmel Golden Aces VarsityGill led Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity with three hits in four at bats. Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity didn't commit a single error in the field. Gill had six chances in the field, the most on the team.

·         Hamilton County tallied eight hits on the day. Hunt and Chapman each had multiple hits for Hamilton County.

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Lady Aces Win Regional Opener 9-5 Over Carmi

Mt. Carmel Softball
Regional Game 1
Mt. Carmel - 9
Carmi - White County - 5

Lexie Simmons got the win. She pitched 7 innings giving up 5 earned runs on 12 hits and struck out 4.

Allyson Armstrong was 2-3 with and RBI.
Madi Merritt was 2-3 with 2 RBI and scored 2 runs.
Faith Fuller was 1-3 with a double, 3 RBI and scored 2 runs.
Addie Drone was 1-2 and scored a run.
Lexie Simmons was 1-3 with an RBI.
Sierra Hannah was 1-3 with an RBI and scored a run.
Libby Schneider had an RBI and scored a run.
Paige Hocking scored a run.

The Lady Aces will now play #1 seed Fairfield tomorrow in Benton at 4:30.

 

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Lady Aces Edge Red Hill On Senior Night

Mt. Carmel Softball 5/11/18
Mt. Carmel - 3
Red Hill - 2

Ella Banks pitched 4 innings and gave up 1 run, 0 earned on 3 hits and struck out 1.
Lexie Simmons pitched 3 innings and gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits and struck out 1.

Faith Fuller was 2-3 with a run and an RBI.
Ella Banks was 2-2 and reached base all 3 times.
Lexie Simmons was 2-3 with the go ahead RBI in the bottom of the 5th inning.
Allyson Armstrong was 2-3.
Libby Schneider was 2-3 and scored 2 runs.

The Lady Aces are in action again Monday, May 14th at HOME in the first game of the REGIONAL. They will host Carmi-White County at 4:30 at 4th Street Ballpark and would love a huge crowd to help us advance in the playoffs! Go Lady Aces!

 Seniors Lexie Simmons, Paige Hocking, & Ella Banks.

Seniors Lexie Simmons, Paige Hocking, & Ella Banks.

 Photos courtesy of Jamie Banks.

Photos courtesy of Jamie Banks.

Haley Wright Wins Big 8 High Jump Championship

The Lady Aces got 7th place in the Big 8 Conference on Tuesday night in Princeton. 


The Aces had 1 All-Conference performer in Haley Wright (High Jump) 4'10".  Other top finishers were: Taya York -3rd place (Discus) 101'4", Kami Kline 4th place (400 M) - 1:05.02, and the
4x100 M relay 4th place (Madi Merritt, Haley Wright, Morgan York, Haley Maguire) - :55.21

Despite the 7th place finish, the Aces scored 29 points with only 8 healthy girls.  The Lady Aces are back in action on Thursday in Monticello to compete in the Sectional Track Meet.  

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Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity Drops Game To Mt. Vernon After Late Score

  • Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity stayed in it until the end, but Mt. Vernon pulled away late in a 5-4 victory on Wednesday. Mt. Vernon trailed 4-3 in the top of the sixth inning when Nathan Fischer doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs.
  • Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity lost despite out-hitting Mt. Vernon 11 to 6.
  • Mt. Vernon got things started in the second inning when Brakie singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run.
  • Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity put up three runs in the fifth inning. Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity big bats were led by Ashton Walker, Aden Gill, and Evan Kieffer, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
  • Braden Henning earned the win for Mt. Vernon. He lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out one and walking zero. Dylan Dutkiewicz threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
  • Kieffer took the loss for Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity. He surrendered five runs, one earned over seven innings, striking out seven.
  • Hunter Wiltshire started the game for Mt. Vernon. He went four and a third innings, allowing four runs on nine hits, striking out four and walking zero
  • Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity saw the ball well today, racking up 11 hits in the game.Cade Newkirk, Logan Durham, and Walkereach managed multiple hits for Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity. Walker, Durham, and Newkirk each collected two hits to lead Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity.
  • Brakie and Hunter Murphy each racked up multiple hits for Mt. Vernon. Brakie went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Mt. Vernon in hits. Mt. Vernon didn't commit a single error in the field. Brakie had the most chances in the field with six.
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Allendale & St. Mary's Track Teams Compete In WEAA Conference Meet

WEAA Conference Track Meet results for Allendale on May 7, 2018.

BOYS VARSITY:
Long Jump: 6th place Carlos Monroy 10'10"
Discus: 4th place JD Bowser 80'1"
Shot: 5th place Bryce Lane 29'1"
400m: 6th place JD Bowser 1:15:62
100m: 6th place Carlos Monroy 16.88
200m: 6th place Carlos Monroy 39.31
400m relay: 6th place Bryce Lane, Sam Medler, Wyatt Gher, Konner Kelsey 1:15.84

BOYS JV:
High Jump: 4th place Alex McGinnis 3'2"
Long Jump: 2nd place Trentin Casburn 11'6"
Discus: 3rd place Matthew Jackson 49'11"
Shot: 2nd place Matthew Jackson 21'5"
Hurdles: 1st place Trentin Casburn 20.32
1600m: 5th place Alex McGinnis 7:48.84
100m: 3rd placeTrentin Casburn 16.15
200m: 2nd place Trentin Casburn 32.81
400m relay: 6th place Matthew Jackson, Chase Gher, Roland Foster, Mark Vaupel 1:22.83

GIRLS VARSITY:
High Jump: 2nd place Emma Baxley 4'4"
Long Jump: 4th place Lexi Fisher 13'3.25"
Discus: 5th place Josey McCowen 51'2.5"
Shot: 5th place Madi Adams 19'10"
Hurdles: 4th place Holly Lofton 22.68
400m: 5th place Emma Baxley 1.17:32
800m: 3rd place Joleigh Keeling 3:13.01
200m: 6th place Kenze Cusick 31.43
400m relay: 4th place Lexi Fisher, Taylor Woods, Kenze Cusick, Emma Baxley 1:02.68

GIRLS JV:
Long Jump: 2nd place Chandler Cusick 11'7"
Discus: 6th place Lauren Fisher 32'6"
Triple Jump: 6th place Lauren Fisher 17'.75"
400m: 2nd place Chandler Cusick 1:18.16
1600m: 5th place Jordis Riley 8:35.78
100m: 3rd place Chandler Cusick 15.30
800m: 5th place Raven Adams 3:42.77
200m: 3rd Chandler Cusick 34.33

The St. Mary's Girls’ and Boys’ Track teams participated in the WEAA Conference Track Meet held at Mt. Carmel, IL, on Monday, May 7, 2018,

The JV Girls’ team claimed 1st place with 102 points.

Other teams participating were Allendale (34 points), Cisne (4 points), Geff (51 points), Jasper (50 points), New Hope (59 points), and St. Joe-Olney (43 points).

JV Girls’ Results:

1st Place- Sarah McCorkle- Long Jump (12’8.5”), 100M (14.68) Nora Jones- Triple Jump (23’5”) Lily Keepes- Hurdles (23.67), 1600M (6:38.83), 800M (3:10.90) 400 Relay- Lily Keepes, Kali Walker, Elizabeth Hefner, Sarah McCorkle (1:07.80)

2nd Place- Madison Stevens- High Jump (3’10”) Sarah McCorkle- 200M (30.74)

3rd Place- Ava Turner- Discus (39’9”) Elizabeth Hefner- 400M (1:19.84)

4th Place- Ava Turner- Shot Put (15’6.25”)

The Varsity Girls’ team claimed 4th place with 52 points.

Other teams participating were Allendale (36 points), Cisne (33 points), Geff (27 points), Jasper (74.5 points), New Hope (85 points), and St. Joe-Olney (62.5 points).

Varsity Girls’ Results:

1st Place- Eden Wankel- Hurdles (18.91)

2nd Place- Eden Wankel- Long Jump (14’4.5”)

3rd Place- Savannah Zimmerman- Discus (59’3.5”) Maleah Armstrong- 1600M (7:19.06) Eden Wankel- 100M (14.01)

4th Place- Anna Gill- Shot Put (22’10.25”) Ava Harrington- 400M (1:16.37), 200M (31.22)

5th Place- 400M Relay- Eden Wankel, Anna Gill, Maleah Armstrong, Ava Harrington (1:03)

6th Place- Lexi Stevens- Triple Jump (20’10.5”)

The JV Boys’ team consisting of 2 athletes claimed 5th place with 35 points.

Other teams participating were Allendale (51 points), Cisne (67 points), Geff (30 points), Jasper (92 points), New Hope (79 points), and St. Joe-Olney (14 points).

JV Boys’ Results:

2nd Place- Reed Stinson- Discus (60’10”)

3rd Place- Tobias Fullop- Long Jump (10’4”), Triple Jump (22’7”) Reed Stinson- Shot Put (20’10.5”)

4th Place- Tobias Fullop- 400M (1:24.39), 800M (3:20.49)

6th Place Reed Stinson- 100M (16.94)

The Varsity Boys’ team consisting of 1 athlete claimed 6th place with 26 points.

Other teams participating were Allendale (11 points), Cisne (69 points), Geff (80 points), Jasper (81 points), New Hope (48 points), and St. Joe-Olney (54 points).

Varsity Boys Results:

1st Place- Gehrig Jones- 1600M (5:18.71)

2nd Place- Gehrig Jones- Triple Jump (28’9”), 800M (2:39.95)

6th Place- Gehrig Jones- Discus (71’3”)

The SMS track team season will conclude Saturday, May 12th at the SIJHSAA Class S State Track Meet in Herrin, IL.

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Lady Aces Track Fall Short To Lady Alices

The Lady Aces fell to Vincennes Lincoln yesterday at Vincennes by the score of 92-39.  1st place finishers for the Lady Aces are as follows:

Jada Smith - 1600 M 5:56
Jada Smith - 3200 M 15:27.00
Kami Kline - 400 M 1:15.97
Taya York - Discus - 90'1"
Darian Neu - Long Jump - 13'10"
 

The Lady Aces are back in action on Thursday at home for Sr. night.  Conference and Sectional meets are next week.  

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Jasper Slips Past Lady Aces

Jasper - 3
Mt. Carmel - 2

Lexie Simmons pitched 7 innings and gave up 3 runs, 2 earned on 5 hits and struck out 5.

Alli Hedge was 1-3 with an RBI.
Libby Schneider had a sacrifice fly.
Paige Hocking scored a run.
Lexie Simmons scored a run.

“This was the best defensive game we had played all year. Lexie pitched great and we played great defense behind her. At the plate we hit the ball hard all day, but Jasper made some incredible plays in the field. Proud of how the girls competed against one of the best teams we will see all year." said Coach Kyle Buss.

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Golden Aces Drop Game To Vincennes Lincoln After Late Score

·         Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity Drops Game To Vincennes Lincoln After Late Score

·         Tuesday's game against Vincennes Lincoln was a heartbreaker for Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity, as they lost the lead late in a 12-8 defeat. The game was tied at eight with Vincennes Lincoln batting in the bottom of the sixth when Logan Durham induced Altstadt to hit into a fielder's choice, but one run scored.

·         Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity lost despite out-hitting Vincennes Lincoln 14 to nine.

·         Vincennes Lincoln got things started in the first inning. Vieck singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.

·         Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity tallied three runs in the fourth inning. Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity scored its runs on a double by Bret Doan.

·         Burson was the winning pitcher for Vincennes Lincoln. He allowed four hits and two runs over three innings, striking out two and walking one. Lane and Vickers entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.

·         Durham took the loss for Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity. He allowed three hits and six runs over one inning, striking out one and walking one.

·         Seger started the game for Vincennes Lincoln. He lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out two and walking one. Kaleb Applebey started the game for Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity. He allowed six hits and six runs over five innings.

·         Vincennes Lincoln launched two home runs on the day. Deckard went yard in the fourth inning. Hamilton had a dinger in the sixth inning.

·         Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity collected 14 hits on the day. ApplebeyDurhamCade Newkirk, and Doan all managed multiple hits for Mt. Carmel Golden Aces VarsityDurham and Applebeyeach managed three hits to lead Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity.

·         Vincennes Lincoln had nine hits in the game. Seger and Vieck each collected multiple hits for Vincennes Lincoln.

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Jr. Lady Aces Place 3rd At Jr. NEC Meet

Mt. Carmel Jr. High Girls Track participated in the JNEC conference meet on Monday, April 30th and placed 3rd out of 5 teams.

First place: Taylor Singer- Shotput 30’11” (New Conference Record) and High Jump 4’10”, 800m relay team 1:59.64 (Lexi Slane, Kenley Drone, Jordan Smith, Flynn Guard)

Second place: Carli Merrit-Shotput 28’8 ½” and Discus 71’10”, Taylor Singer-400m 1:06.36, Flynn Guard-8th grade 100m 13.86 and 200m 28.72, 6th grade 400m relay team 1:00.29 (Shelby Mayhue, Kathryn Blake, Piper Belt, Selby Patberg)

Third place: Jordan Smith-Long Jump 13’7 ½”, Selby Patberg-6th grade 100m 14.56, Varsity 400m Relay 57.18 (Lexi Lewis, Brianna Hiatt, Jordan Smith, Kenley Drone)

“We had some tough competition during this conference meet. I am proud of my girls and many received personal bests. Taylor Singer broke the JNEC record with her shot put throw of 30’11” and did a great job," Coach Lindsey Hadley said.

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Allendale Sends Baxley & 400m Relay Team To State

On April 30th, the Allendale Yellow Jackets track team participated in the Class S Regional at Mt. Carmel.  The following participants placed in the meet:

Results for Regional Track Meet April 30, 2018.

High Jump: 1st Place - Emma Baxley 4'6"
Long Jump: 6th Place - Lexi Fisher 12'9"
Discus: 4th Place - Josey McCowen 57'7 1/2"
400m relay: 2nd Place - Lexi Fisher, Taylor Woods, Kinze Cusick, Emma Baxley 1:01.62
400m: 5th Place - Emma Baxley 1:20.97
800m relay: 5th Place - Tanna Baxley, Jordis Riley, Raven Adams, Lauren Fisher 2:42.40
8th grade 100m: 6th Place - Lexi Fisher 15:10
1600m relay: 4th Place - Taylor Woods, Jordis Riley, Chandler Cusick, Emma Baxley 6:02.50
Boys 7th grade 800m relay: 6th Place - Matthew Jackson, Roland Foster, Chase Gher, Mark Vaupel 2:59.33

Congratulations to Emma Baxley and the members of the girls 400m Relay (Lexi Fisher, Taylor Woods, Kinze Cusick, Emma Baxley), as they move on to compete at the SIJHSAA State Track Meet on May 12th at Herrin High School.

 

Next up for the Yellow Jackets:  WEAA Conference Track Meet on Monday, May 7th at Mt. Carmel High School at 11:00 am.

On Thursday, April 26th, the 5th and 6th grade track participants for Allendale traveled to Cisne for their 5th/6th Grade Invitational Track Meet.  The boys finished 2nd out of 5 teams and the girls also finished 2nd out of 5 teams.  The following are how the Yellow Jackets placed in their events:

Boys 100m - Trentin Casburn (4th place), Carlos Monroy (5th place)

Boys 200m - Trentin Casburn (2nd place), Carlos Monroy (5th place)

Boys Hurdles - Trentin Casburn (1st place)

Boys 800m - Alex McGinnis (4th place)

Boys 1600m - Alex McGinnis (3rd place), Chase Gher (5th place)

Boys Long Jump - Trentin Casburn (2nd place), Carlos Monroy (5th place)

Boys High Jump - Alex McGinnis (3rd place)

Boys Triple Jump - Mark Vaupel (5th place)

Boys Shot Put - Matthew Jackson (1st place)

Boys Discus - Matthew Jackson (1st place)

Girls 100m - Chandler Cusick (3rd place), Lauren Fisher (4th place)

Girls 200m - Chandler Cusick (3rd place), Lauren Fisher (4th place)

Girls 800m - Raven Adams (5th place)

Girls 400m - Chandler Cusick (1st place), Jordis Riley (2nd place)

Girls Long Jump - Chandler Cusick (4th place), Jordis Riley (5th place)

Girls High Jump - Tanna Baxley (3rd place)

Girls Shot Put - Tanna Baxley (5th place)

Girls Discus - Tanna Baxley (1st place)

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SMS Competes In Class S Track Regional

The St. Mary's Boys and Girls Track teams participated in the SIJHSAA Class S Regional Track Meet held at Mt. Carmel, IL, on Monday, April 30, 2018,

The Boys Team finished 9th with a total of 16 points. Other teams participating were Jasper (79 points), Geff (75 points), Cisne (63 points), Wayne City (52 points), New Hope (45 points), St. Joe-Olney (40 points), New Hebron (36 points), NCOE (27 points), Allendale (1 point), and East Orchard (0 points).

The Girls Team finished 5th with a total of 40 points. Other teams participating were Wayne City (91 points), New Hope (58 points), St. Joe-Olney (56 points), Jasper (53 points), NCOE (38 points), Allendale (33 points), Geff (19 points), New Hebron (17 points), Cisne (17 points), and East Orchard (10 points).

Boys Results:

State Qualifier:
Gehrig Jones- 800M- 2nd place finish (2:31.63); 1600M- 2nd place finish (5:27.21)

Girls Results:

State Qualifier:
Eden Wankel- Hurdles- 2nd place finish (18.80)

Results non-qualifying places:

3rd Place
Eden Wankel- Long Jump (13’9.75”), 100M (14.61)
400M Relay- (1:02.43)- Eden Wankel-Nora Jones-Maleah Armstrong-Ava Harrington

4th Place
Lily Keepes- 1600M (6:47.06)
Ava Harrington- 100M (14.70)

5th Place
Savannah Zimmerman- Discus- (56’10”)
1600M Relay- (7:01.03)- Lexi Stevens-Savannah Zimmerman-Anna Gill-Lily Keepes

6th Place
Lily Keepes- Hurdles- (22.40)
800M Relay- (2:43.40)- Lexi Stevens- Savannah Zimmerman-Anna Gill- Maleah Armstrong

The Class S State Track Meet will be held in Herrin, IL, on Saturday, May 12th.

St. Mary’s School Track team will compete in the WEAA Conference Tournament at Mt. Carmel, IL, on Monday, May 7th.

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