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,g Cape Gazette SPORTS & OUTDOORS FRIDAY, APRIL 6 - MONDAY. APRIL 9, 2012 113 he Beacon Middle T School track teams rolled south to Sel- byville to take on an always tough program led by Sally Craig, and when the dust had settled just outside the chicken plant, the Beacon team left 1-1, heading back to Lewes. The Beacon girls broke a four- year losing streak to Selbyville by winningeight events and both relays with a final score of 73-36. Selbyville topped the Bea- con boys 79-30. Sixth-grader Logan Shuttle- worth led the way with a three- win performance of 15 points, taking the 1,600 meters in 5:56, the 800 in 2:45, and the triple jump in 25-feet-5-inches. Sprint- er Miquaine Hollins had a big day, winning the 100m in 13.3, the 200m in 28.7 and anchoring the winning 400m relay in 57.9 with the team of Annie Judge, Lerah Boyer and Marnae Duffy. Allison Palmer won the 400m in 1:09.4 and the high jump in 4-6, while Duffy anchored the win- ning 800m relay with the team of Judge, Katie Frederick and Jo- di Boyer in 2:08. The Beacon girls won every race on the track except the 55m hurdles, where Dae Dae "Pocket Rocket" Mack- ey banged the third hurdle and went down hard after leading the race over the second hurdle. The Beacon boys fell to Sel- byville; however, several athletes set personal bests led by hurdler Dylan Alves running 15.6 sec- onds, just short of the 15.2 school record, and winning the ll0-me- ter low hurdles. Ben Bamforth .returned from breaking his shoulder in January by running 5:50 in the mile for third place. Mike Williams scored nine points with three second-place finishes in the 100m, 200m and shot put. Selbyville won both sprint relays, while Beacon grabbed second and third in the 400m, 800m and 1,600m events. Mariner Middle traveled to Chipman, but results from that meet were not available as of Gazette deadline. Beacon and Mariner will host Selbyville and Millsboro on the Cape track starting at 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, in a quad meet. - Hey foolers! Last Saturday morning marked the 18th annual April Fools Day Run at Cape Henlopen State Park, which is a bit of an all sUrface and anything goes event that runners who look for a challenge with a mys- tery distance come out and en- joy. This year the runners lined up at the start in A-Z order, which put defending champion Breck Vanderwende in the back, but it did not last long. Follow- ing a fishing pier out-and-back, the course took them to the beach for some soft-sand battle and then onto the roads through the youth camp. An added twist this year was a trip through the fitness stations where they had to cross some monkey bars and do some climbing halfway through the course. As they Continued on page 117 CHRIS RAC~NE time of 18:45. of Dagsboro won the male race SUBMITTED PHOTO of the Community Rocks 5K ina Cape Regien Athtetes Of The Week >> DAVID ORERE CLR RE ARSHALL RRSHE BOYER A Potytech senior sprinter, this Claire.rocked the 10 & under . young man is the absolute truth . Division of.the YMCA East Field and no joke oh the track. If you South Regional District see him On the anchor of a Swimm'ng Championships in The question has been Sara snapped and-went into the answered. Anshe Boyer, who zone where only she can go tore it up on the track as a March 31 as Cape upset visiting Mariner eighth-grader in 2011, Episcopal Academy 12-11. Sprint relay, consider tripping mid-March with first-place could bringher speed to the him. To use a,track expression, finishes in the 100-yard grown up team and have an He s go ng to hump down . " freestyle, 100 backstroke and immediate impact. Boyer gives anyone in front of him.' On April q00 individual medley. She also the girls of coach George 3 at Cape, Okeke won the 100 finished seconcl in the 50 Pepper a top eliminator in the meters in 11.1 seconds, the 200 breaststroke and 100 butterfly, sprints as she proved April 3 in 22.9 and anchored both the and third in the 50 backstroke, against Potytech winning the 4-by-200 and 4-by-100 teams Her outstanding swimming was 100 meters in 12.5;the 200 in to victories as Cape was leading a key part in the Sussex Y both races going into the final Tsunami Swim Team winning the Small Teams Division. To round out a fantastic swim season, Claire set 15 team records in the 10 & under division. Claire attends Eagle's Nest:Christian Academy. 25.9; anchoring the 4-by-200 to a 1:48, the fastest time of the ..................... second on the 4-by-100 team, which clocked a 51.4. Anshe will test her speed this Saturday, April 7, at the Keith Burgess Invitational at Lake Forest. exchange. Okeke wasalso the tailbaCk on the football team, but spent a lot of time rbnning for his life for the 2-8 Panthers. Sarah won draws, picked up ground balls off the circle when Jacki Coveleski was onthe draw, scored a pair of goals and repeatedly ran the ball out of trouble for the defensive to offensive end. of the field. "That isthe Sara we need to see every .. game," coach P.J. Kesmodel said afterward "She was the best" player on the field, just all over the place," Kesmodet said. Sara also scored two in the 21- 16 win at Saint Mark's. Ravens music boosters sponsor golf event The Sussex Tech Ravens Music Boosters will sponsor a golf tour- nament Saturday, April 21, at Shamrock Farms Par 3 on Saw Mill Road in Milton. Students, parents, staff and friends of Sussex Technical High School are invited to put a four- person team together. The scram- ble format play costs $25 for adults and $15 for students. The price includes a round of golf; lunch and prizes. Preregistration is required. Sign-in on the day of play is 11 a.m. and tee-off will be 11:30 a.m. Hole sponsorship is being sought. Cost per hole is $30. Gift certificates from area business are also needed as prizes. To donate, call Virginia Smith at 684-5656. Forms for hole sponsorship and team registration can be found on the Sussex Tech website at 5K to benefit Chad Spicer scholarship May 5 The Jefferson School 5K Run/Walk Crossfit 5K will be held at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 5, at The Jefferson School in George- town. The event benefits the Chad Spicer Memorial Scholar- ship Program. The program offers support to families who shared Spicer's dream to send their kids to The Jefferson School. Preregistration is $20 or regis- ter for $30 the day of the race. Register online at www.jeffei