Monday, August 21, 2017

Cross country coaches on SportsTalk

St. Patrick cross country coaches Marcus and Vicki Bess and Mason County cross country coach Mark Kachler were my guests on SportsTalk Friday.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Mark Blakefield wins National Capital Open To Support Our Troops

In his 8th start on the MacKenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada, Mark Blakefield got his first win today at  the National Capital Open to Support Our Troops.

Blakefield had five straight birdies and fired a 6-under 65 in the final round at Hylands Golf Club for a 72-hole total of 20-under and a two-shot win. 

Blakefield shot a 6-under 65 in the first round Thursday and trailed by one. He carded a 5-under 66 in the second round Friday to move into a three-way tie for the lead. A 3-under 68 in the third round Saturday left him one shot behind the leader heading into the final round.

Blakefield birdied holes 5 through 9 and fired a 31 on the front side today.

His previous best finish on the PGA TOUR Canada was T11 in the Staal Foundation Open.



Friday, August 18, 2017

Royals rout North Adams 68-7 in season opener

The Mason County Royals routed the North Adams Green Devils 68-7 in the season opener tonight at Mason County.

Malkolm Devine scored a touchdown on a 60-yard run on the first play of the game.

The Royals scored on each possession of the first half and led 44-0 at the end of the first quarter and 60-0 at halftime. Those are school record for points scored in a quarter and a half.

North Adams is not sponsored by the school and is beginning just its third season of varsity play.

Devine had five carries for 157 yards and two touchdowns. He also had a conversion run.

Leevi Dunaway returned a punt 60 yards for a touchdown and had a 23 yard TD reception.

Seth Chambers rushed for two touchdowns and three conversion runs.

Sophomore quarterback Carson Brammer ran for a touchdown and passed for another. He also passed for a two-point conversion.

The Royals don't have a place kicker and went for a two-point conversion after each touchdown.

Mason County had 304 yards of total offense to just 40 yards for North Adams.

The Royals host the Fleming County Panthers next week.

MC 1st Q 11:48 Malkolm Devine 60 yard run (Seth Chambers run) MC 8, NA 0
MC 1st Q 10:33 Seth Chambers 1 yard run (Tykeise Henry run) MC 16, NA 0
MC 1st Q 9:14 Leevi Dunaway 60 yard punt return (run failed) MC 22, NA 0
MC 1st Q 7:38 Leevi Dunaway 23 yard pass from Carson Brammer (Malkolm Devine run) MC 30, NA 0
MC 1st Q 7:25 Malkolm Devine 37 yard run (run failed) MC 36, NA 0
MC 1st Q 2:46 Tykeise Henry 32 yard run (Seth Chambers run) MC 44, NA 0
MC 2nd Q 9:30 Carson Brammer 1 yard run (Austin Blake pass from Carson Brammer) MC 52, NA 0
MC 2nd Q 5:32 Seth Chambers 1 yard run (Seth Chambers run) MC 60, NA 0
NA 3rd Q 5:08 Montgomery Myers 5 yard run (Jake Kendall kick) MC 60,NA 7
MC 4th Q Mason Baxter 1 yard run (Jeremiah Jones run) MC 68, NA 7

St. Patrick soccer roster

No.  Name
 1 Jake Swolsky Sophomore
 2 Olivia Poczatek Sophmore
 3 Tori Griffith Senior
 4 McKayla Thomas Senior
 5 Jacob Blust Senior
 6 Baylen Bauer Senior
 7 Elizabeth Ignacio Senior
 8 Willie Franco Sophomore
 9 Pedro Briseno Junior
10 Paco Franco Junior
11 Eli Frye Junior
13 Libby Gallenstein Sophomore
14 Eddie Cardenas Senior
17 Marvin Koch Sophomore
19 Cesar Briseno Freshman
21 Owen Williams Senior

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mason County girls soccer roster

No.
 1 Brittany Hunt  Defender Junior
 2 Kaitlyn Cottam Midfielder Senior
 3 Haley Cottam Defender Senior
 4 Meredith Hartman Midfielder Senior
 5 Sam Stricklett Midfielder Senior *
 7 Ashley Taylor Forward Junior
 8 Kendra Shoemaker Midfielder Freshman
 9 Ashleigh Spencer Forward Junior
10 Maddy McDowell Midfielder Junior
11 Lexi Adams Goalkeeper Sophomore
13 Hadley Faris Defender Senior
15 Dafine Rosas Midfielder Junior
16 Rachel Payne Midfielder Freshman
18 Aerika Venne Forward Freshman
21 Kara Moran Defender Senior *
23 Espy Vazquez Defender Sophomore
27 Haley May Defender Senior
28 Danielle Heflin Forward Senior *
29 Emylee Brophy Forward Freshman
32 Nadia McGranahan Goalkeeper Senior *

Head Coach: Amy Cottam
Assistant Coaches: Matt Cottam and Michael Parson

* Team Captains

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Aaron Rigdon on SportsTalk

St. Patrick boys basketball coach Aaron Rigdon was my guest on SportsTalk Friday.

Mason County boys soccer roster

No.   Name        Grade
 3  Bryce Johnson Sr.
 6  Chase Stafford Sr.
 9  Bryan Meadows Sr.
23 Russ Gifford Sr.
 1  Tate Williamson Jr.
12 Brock Gilligan Jr.
13  Jordan Dunlap Jr.
11  Nate Lohman Jr.
 4   Javese Lawson Jr.
 7   Abe Grisgby Jr.
14 Mario Soto Jr.
22 Nicholas Bramel Jr.
      Kevin Schmidt Jr.
 8 Zane Sanders Soph.
16 Jack Underwood Soph,
25 Cody McCarty Soph.
10 Dylan Michell Soph.
 5 Parker Free Freshman
17 Jansen Biddle Freshman
 2 AP Perry Freshman
15 Nicholas Thomas Freshman
30 Braiden Porter Freshman
26 Jake Wenz Freshman
20 Luis Rosas Freshman
18 Drew Wood Freshman
     Gavin Cracraft 8th
19 Ashton Adams 8th
32 Hayden Leet 8th
     Juan Ayala 8th
21 Andrew Moore 8th