Large crowd on hand for Homecoming Event!

Create: 01/13/2018 - 08:05

The AVCTL DIV III Augusta Orioles were guests of the Crusaders Friday evening out at WHS in non-league play. Proving to be spoilers to some extent, the Orioles won 4 out of 5 games at the Homecoming themed occasion.Congrats to the Girls JV squad for pulling down a convincing 53-31 victory over the JV Orioles and advancing their season record to 7-2 overall. The 22 pt win was the largest spread on the evening but the only spread with the teams in red on top.

The Girls and the Boys go their separate ways next weekwith state-wide mid-season tournaments going on for the boys. Our Lady Crusader Varsity and JV squads will travel to Winfield alone on Tuesday (Jan. 16th) for action vs the Lady Vikings. The start times are a little different than usual, the JV Girls will play at 5PM, the Varsity at 6:30PM. The Varsity Boys head west to Chaparral HS for the  Roadrunner Classic beginning Thursday. The Crusaders will open against Clearwater, start time 8PM. BRACKET

VARSITY GIRLS vs Augusta
AHS 35 WHS 26 (5-4) (3-2)
Avery Rusk 9, Rylee Rusk 6, Shayland French 4, Mekenna Adams 3, Jacelyn Buck 2, Taylor Meyer 2

VARSITY GIRLS ACTION PICS

JR. VARSITY GIRLS vs Augusta
AHS 31 WHS 53 (7-2) (5-0)
Myriland French 12, McKenna Jones 11, Draven Warnock 10, Natalie Henning 7, Kylie Aufdengarten 4, Lexi Clift 4, Mykiland French 3, Delaney Parkey 2

VARSITY BOYS vs Augusta
AHS 41 WHS 33 (3-6) (2-3)33
AJ Snipes 15, Ian King 13, Jack Walton 3, DeAndre Washington 2

VARSITY BOYS ACTION PICS

JR. VARSITY BOYS vs Augusta
AHS 43 WHS 26 (3-6) (2-3)
Tyler Brown 7, Zane Cornejo 6, Zander Vargas 3, John Long 3, Cade Fairbanks 2, Brayden Higginbotham 2, Blake Rausch 2, Tanner Meyer 1

"C" TEAM BOYS vs Augusta
AHS 46 WHS 30 (3-5) (3-2)
Tanner Meyer 7, Berkeley Wright 7, Blake Saffell 5, Cade Fairbanks 5, Trenton Bannister 2, Kade Adams 2, John Long 2

DUKE CORONATION

Friday night, during halftime of the boys varsity game, the new DUKE was crowned - congratulations to Logan Jones who know reigns over the Crusaderdom!. The other candidates are Hayden Baker, James Hinman, Ian King and Austin Sears! Congrats to all 5! Their escorts are Lexi Saffell (Duchess), Abby Lowe, Jenna Rausch, Jill Wiley and Mekenna Adams. The "child escorts" are Hudson Ramirez and Stormie Jones, the escortees - Kynnedy Gill and Zyler Jones.

MORE CORONATION PICS 

DUKE PEP ASSEMBLY PICS

The week and the evening culminated with the HOMECOMING DANCE in the WHS Commons, following the basketball games. The TRADITION CONTINUES!

About Author

Steve Sturgis
Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at shs74@wellington.cc or on Facebook or at any Crusader and/or Knight event year-round.

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