Sports round-up: Caeden DaSilva wins three golds for Nevada boys track
Caeden DaSilva won three gold medals for the Nevada boys and the Cub girls placed in the top six during five events at the Norwalk Co-ed Invitational track meet Monday.
DaSilva won the open 100 and 200-meter races and anchored the Nevada boys to victory in the 4x200 relay.
DaSilva completed the 100 in 11.44 seconds, just edging out the 11.46 by Newton's Nate Maki. He ran a 22.42 in the 200 to easily beat the 23.07 by Dallas Center-Grimes Zach Smid for first.
Billy Gibbons, Caleb Kooiker and James Edwards ran the first three legs for the 4x200 for the Nevada boys. The Cubs won in 1:33.01, just beating out the 1:33.22 by South Tama and 1:33.28 by North Polk.
The Cub boys placed sixth in both the 4x800 and shuttle hurdle relays. Frank Engstrom, Nick Frideres, Carter Holland and Rhett Harter ran a 9:03.09 in the 4x800 and Edwards, Cael Franzen, Jamison Lawler and Kooiker finished the shuttle hurdle in 1:11.58.
The Nevada boys placed eighth in the team standings with 44.5 points. Norwalk (126 points) won a tight battle with Carlisle (122.5) and North Polk (121) for the boys' team championship.
The Cub girls scored 23.5 points to place ninth. Norwalk edged DCG 133.5 to 132 to claim the girls team title.
The Nevada girls took fifth in the sprint medley. Cinamon Hazlitt, Halle Schadt, Avery Hinson and Ava Vanderheyden ran a time of 2:04.52.
Kylie Taylor, Shelbi Hazlitt, Vanderheyden and Tori Meinecke placed sixth in the distance medley with a time 4:45.81. Taylor, Cinamon Hazlitt, Hinson and Stefany Riera Ramones placed sixth in the girls 4x200 with a time of 1:57.18 and Taylor, Abigail French, Riera Ramones and Cinamon Hazlitt were sixth in the 4x100 with a 54.70 showing.
Vanderheyden also placed sixth individually in the 800 after crossing the finish line in 2:39.09
Cutler wins gold for Colo-NESCO boys
Colo-NESCO senior Kenny Cutler won one event and also picked up a bronze medal during the Spartan Earlybird Invitational in Grundy Center April 5.
Cutler took first in the 400 hurdles at Grundy Center. He clocked in at 57.61 seconds to comfortably beat the runner-up time of 59.83 by Aplington-Parkersburg's Kaden Huttinger.
Cutler also ran an 18.09 in the 110 high hurdles to come in third behind Union's Logan Rosauer (17.52) and Aplington-Parkersburg's Jayden Mackie (17.76).
Andrew Tschantz took second in the open 400 for the Colo-NESCO boys with a time of 54.17. Aplington-Parkersburg's Adam Schipper won in 53.62.
Tschantz placed third in the open 800 with a time of 2:16.02. Grundy Center's Soren Cleveland and Kaden Lynch were first and second with respective times of 2:07.78 and 2:13.08.
Trenton Beard was fifth in the boys shot put with a throw of 35-11.25 and Nathan McFarland placed sixth in the boys' high jump with a jump of 5-2 for Colo-NESCO.
Colo-NESCO's sprint medley team of Christian Oswalt, Lucas Frohwein, Cutler and Tschantz took third in 1:40.98. Hutner Hardin, Beard, Breckin Clatt and Ben Rouse placed sixth in the distance medley with a 4:45.23 showing and Rouse, Caleb Roberts, Mark Bower and Laine Golly were sixth in the 4x800 with a time of 11:06.62.
The Colo-NESCO girls took seventh with 27 points. Grundy Center won the girls' team title with 153.5 points.
The Royal girls' shuttle hurdle team of Callie Kohlwes, Katie Spalding, Sarah Brinkman and Gemma Bower placed fourth in 1:26.34.
Hannah Jamison took sixth individually in the 3,000 for the Colo-NESCO girls with a time of 14:50.90.
Nevada blanks CIU in girls soccer
The Nevada girls soccer team scored a 5-0 victory over Central Iowa United April 4 at State Center.
Mayzi Weig scored two goals and Aubrey Thompson, Isabelle Nelson and Avery Anderson each scored one. Thompson also dished out an assist.
Maddie Dunham made one save at keeper against CIU.
The Cub girls, ranked second in Class 1A, also defeated Bondurant-Farrar by a 2-0 score Friday at Bondurant to improve to 4-0. No stats were available for the game at press time.
The Nevada boys soccer team scored a 3-2 victory over Newton Monday at home to even its record at 2-2. The Cubs suffered a 4-0 loss at Bondurant-Farrar Friday.
Stats were not available for either of the boys' games.
Cubs win North Polk triangular in boys golf
The Nevada boys golf team opened the season by winning the North Polk triangular dual April 5 at the Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City.
The Cubs shot a 190 over nine holes to beat North Polk by one stroke for the victory. Ogden finished third with a 198.
Kyle Kingsbury shot a 45 to tie for medalist runner-up and Karter Beving tied for fourth with a 47 to lead the Cubs. William Carsrud and Christian Hawbaker each carded a 49 to round out the scoring for Nevada.
Nevada drops opener in girls tennis
The Nevada girls tennis team lost its season opener to North Polk Monday at Nevada. The Cubs fell by an 8-3 score.
Emma DePenning earned an 8-5 victory over North Polk's Whitney Larson in the No. 3 match during singles play.
In doubles competition the No. 1 Nevada team of August Martinez and Katelyn Khounsourath defeated North Polk's Braedynn Batson and Teagan Wiseman, 9-8 (7-2). The No. 2 Cub team of DePenning and Paige Handsaker earned an 8-2 victory over North Polk's Rachel Schroeder and Whitney Larson.