Sports in Brief


Baltazar fundraiser planned

A fundraising fun run in support of Aberdeen High School cross country standout Poli Baltazar is scheduled for 11 a.m. Nov. 24 at Makarenko Park in Cosmopolis.

The runner-up in the state high school 2A meet earlier this month, Baltazar received an invitation to compete in the Foot Locker Western Regionals championship Dec. 1 at Walnut, Calif. Proceeds from the run, sponsored by the Aberdeen Cross Country Supporters, will be used to defray his expenses for the meet.

The event will include a 5-kilometer run, a 1-mile run and a 1-mile walk. The run will be conducted regardless of weather conditions.

Registration will be accepted beginning at 10 a.m. The entry fee is $15 per race. Donations will also be accepted.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Lynndsie Green at (360) 580-5365.

Aberdeen wins soccer academic honor

Aberdeen’s girls soccer team received a state academic certificate and finished second in the state in the 2A classification with a team grade point average of 3.83.

Team members included Mo Donovan, Paige Kuhn, Rachael Schermer, Stephanie Boone, Emily Fisher, Alexxi Timmons, Kayla Arnold, Brittani Boora, Shannon Chesterman, Elizabeth Gomez, Haylee Hamilton, Sophie Hillebrant, Jacqueline Jimenez, Ericka Manwell, Merritt Michelbrink, Christina Rosché, Taylor Bemis, McKenzie Brooks, Jade Caskey, Trista Cooper, Erin Kuhn, Kendra Larsen, Kayla-Renee Williams, Cassandra Winiecki, Mackenzie McDermott and Alejandra Oropeza. Boora, Hamilton, Hillebrant, Brooks and Erin Kuhn received Top Scholar awards.