Timber Lake senior Nick Bad Warrior won the Newell golf invite on Monday, May 9. Nick’s score of 78 was a whopping seven strokes ahead of Lemmon’s Braydon Peterson and Wall’s Damion Bresee, who tied for second with 85. Jakways Mendoza finished with a 99 for TLHS and Ty Ducheneaux shot a 126. Timber Lake golfers on both the boys and girls sides placed in the top 10 at the Eureka golf meet May 7. Nicholas Bad Warrior shot an 82 to tie for eighth place in the boys competition, helping the Panthers to a 7th place team finish. Callie Schaffer shot a 117 on the girls side, good for 9th place overall.
Timber Lake School held its annual Athletic Banquet on April 26 to award the athletes for their role as team players. Receiving recognition were: CROSS COUNTRY Cross Country coach Donna Aberle recognized three winners who competed at state last fall. Ethan Schaffer received the Start Strong Finish Fast award. Second year letterwinner Lexy White was given the “5K, no way, OK” award. First year letterwinner Bobbi Smith was giventhe “Year of 4th’s” award and recognition as top state finisher. A special award also went to Cody Marshall as most improved. He was also a first year letterwinner.
Several TLHS track athletes had high finishes at the Eureka meet May 3. LaShae Nash placed 6th in the 100 meter dash. Lorenda Long placed 7th in the 400 meter run. Josie White took 4th in the 800 meters. Lexy White placed 6th in the 1600 meters. Timber Lake girls relay teams placed 7th in the 400 relay and 3rd in the 800 relay and 4th in the sprint medley relay. Sydnee Mettler placed 5th in the triple jump. On the boys side of things, Kuper Heck took 4th in the 1600 meters. Tucker Kraft took third in the 300 hurdles. The TL boys placed 7th in the sprint medley relay.
These Dupree Elementary students practiced and qualified with high enough shooting scores to go on to represent Ziebach County and their 4-H clubs at the SD State 4-H Shooting Sports competition in Ft.
At the Mobridge Tiger/Rotary Relays track meet on Friday, April 15, The Timber Lake girls placed 6th and the boys took 7th in the varsity team standings. LaShae Nash took first place in the girls 100-meter sprint and also placed second in the 200-meters. For the boys, Ethan Aberle was second in the triple jump.
The 2016 Dupree JH/HS Track Team. FRONT (L-R): Mia Paris and Adrianna White Wolf; SEATED: Hunter Stambach, Kerstin Traversie, Tayler Jensen, Sage Brooks, Abby Martin, and Kateri Matonis; KNEELING: Khalius In The Woods, Taylor Starr, Ashley White Wolf, Chessa McDaniel, Shelby Feickert, Wakinyan Afraid of Hawk, Marion Mexican, Malory Peacock, and Floyd Traversie; BACK: Coach Jessie Longbrake, Seth Bendigo, Khalen Martin, Maxwell Peacock, Justin Matonis, Keenan McDaniel, Makenzie Dupree, Clifton Birkeland, Bailee Birkeland, Devin Leddon, and Asst. Coach Darrell Karas.