Briefly: #BasehorSports and #BonnerSports round-up
Walcott leads Bobcat runners
Basehor-Linwood sophomore Quinnlyn Walcott placed 20th in the Gary Gribble’s Saucony XC Classic in Baldwin on Saturday. Walcott led the Bobcats’ girls team with a time of 16:48. The girls placed sixth out of seven teams. On the boys side, junior Luke McGowan led the way with a time of 17:55, good for 30th place and the boys placed sixth out of nine teams. Basehor-Linwood returns to competition at 4 p.m. on Thursday in the Pleasant Ridge Invitational.
BSHS regional teams set
Bonner Springs No. 2 doubles Alexus Tendick and Sammy Ricci-Weller went undefeated to win the Braves’ home invitational on Thursday as the team placed seventh overall.
On Monday, the Braves were swept by Mill Valley and Lansing. Bonner Springs coach Bill Scott said he will send two doubles teams — Hannah Hunt and Ricci-Weller, and Tendick and Cassie Stock — to regionals on Friday and Saturday in Topeka.
Braves downed by Ottawa
The Bonner Springs boys soccer team notched three goals but fell to 0-8-2 with a 5-3 loss to Ottawa on Monday. Austin Schuler, Jacob Kraus and Colin Barker each recorded goals, with assists coming from Sam Nelson and Robbie Glenn. The Braves will return to play at Blue Valley West at 6 p.m. on Thursday, as will Basehor-Linwood, who hosts Lansing.
Bobcats pick up league win
Basehor-Linwood added another Kaw Valley League volleyball victory, one week after earning its first Tuesday league loss of the season. The Bobcats downed Turner in three sets (25-11, 25-14, 25-15). Meanwhile, Bonner Springs fell to Bishop Ward in five sets (19-25, 25-20, 25-22, 23-25, 11-15).
The Braves will next compete in Saturday’s Wyandotte County Tournament at Wyandotte High, with the first match starting at 8 a.m. Basehor-Linwood will host Paola at 5 p.m. Thursday before traveling to the De Soto Invitational at 8 a.m. on Saturday.