Here are the top Ames-area high school sports performers for week of April 18-24

Joe Randleman
Ames Tribune

The Ames girls track team had another strong showing at the Jim Duea Invitational, the Little Cyclone boys soccer team received a near-record individual effort and the Gilbert boys golf team continued to roll last week.

The Ames girls won four relays and placed second at the Jim Duea Invite. The Ames boys soccer team scored 10-0 victories over Mason City and Fort Dodge and Gilbert beat Pella by 14 strokes over 18 holes during a triangular dual at the Bos Landen Course in Pella.

Ames also blanked Mason City in girls soccer, 4-0. The Little Cyclone girls golf team took seventh at the Toni Dickey Invitational in Ankeny and the Gilbert girls golf team thumped Greene County in a nine-hole dual, 177-204.

Collins-Maxwell's Alexis Houge also had a big week in girls track with six gold medals over two meets.

Here are the top Ames Tribune area individual performers for the week:

Ian Jurgensen

Ian Jurgensen

Jurgensen scored six goals for the Ames boys soccer team in a 10-0 victory at Mason City on April 19.

Jurgensen's effort is tied for second-most goals in a single game in Little Cyclone history. 

Zachary Cuva

The Ames freshman followed up Jurgensen's huge night with a hat-trick of his own for the Ames boys in a 10-0 victory over Fort Dodge Friday at Ames.

Cuva netted 3 goals in just his second game as an attacking mid-fielder for Ames.

Elizabeth Duncan

Duncan took 13th individually for the Ames girls golf team at the Toni Dickey Invitational in Ankeny on April 21.

Duncan shot a 91 over 18 holes.

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Tim Hanulik

Hanulik won the No. 1 singles and teamed with Erik Zmolek to take the No. 2 doubles match for the Ames boys tennis team in a 10-1 victory over Des Moines Lincoln on April 19 in Des Moines.

Hanulik defeated Lincoln's Eamon Reed in straight sets, 6-4 and 6-3. He joined with Zmolek to score 6-4 and 7-6 (10-5) victories over Lincoln in the No. 2 doubles match.

Hanulik also won the No. 3 singles match in an 11-0 Ames win over Fort Dodge April 21 at Ames. Hanulik swept the Dodgers' Aidan Porter by scores of 6-0 and 6-1.

Alexis Houge

Alexis Houge

Houge won four events at BGM on Friday, and she picked up two at the Norsemen Relays on Thursday for the Collins-Maxwell girls.

Houge won the open 100, 200 and 400-meter races at BGM with respective times of 13.63 seconds, 28.09 and 1:04.35. She also anchored Collins-Maxwell to a victorious time of 53.33 in the 4x100.

At the Norsemen relays Houge won the 100 in 13.09 and the 400 in 1:01.41. She also helped the Spartans place second in the 4x100 with a time of 52.15.

Mason Gatchel

Gatchel won medalist honors in a 163-180 Ballard dual meet win over Nevada in nine holes Saturday at the Indian Creek Country Club.

Gatchel shot a 40 to defeat teammates Brady Kruger and Jay Voss by 1 stroke for the victory.

Gatchel also placed third in a 157-169 dual loss to Adel-Desoto-Minburn April 19 at the Ballard Golf and Country Club. He also shot a 40 in that meet.

Makenna Carlson

Carlson tied for medalist honors for the Roland-Story girls golf team at the West Marshall Invitational April 19 at the Lincoln Valley Golf Course.

Carlson carded an 87 over 18 holes to match Grundy Center's Avery Dirks for the top score. Roland-Story placed second to Grundy Center's 369 in the team standings with a 378.

Carlson also won medalist honors in a triangular dual at the Riverbend Golf Course in Story City Friday. Carlson shot an 81 over 18 holes to beat teammate Ellie Erickson by 8 strokes for first.

Roland-Story shot a 368 as a team to beat West Marshall's 376 for the victory.

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Eden Lohrbach

The defending Class 3A state individual champion continued to impress during her sophomore season by winning medalist honors in a dual with Greene County April 19 at the Ames Golf and Country Club.

Lohrbach shot a 40 over nine holes to beat teammate Josie Dukes by 4 strokes for medalist honors. Gilbert dominated the meet by a score of 174-277.

Brock Snyder

Brock Snyder 

Last year's 3A individual state runner-up in boys golf led Gilbert to victory at the Pella Invitational on Thursday at the Bos Landen Golf Course in Pella.

Snyder won medalist honors with an impressive 18-hole score of 69 to beat Pella's Will Simpson by two strokes for the victory. Gilbert shot a 306 as a team to beat Pella by 14 strokes and Knoxville by 30 for the victory.

Emma DePenning

DePenning helped the Nevada girls tennis team earn its first victory of the season April 19 with a 6-5 win over Saydel in Nevada.

DePenning won the No. 3 singles match over Saydel's Madison Rogers by an 8-3 score. DePenning teamed up with Paige Handsaker to score an 8-1 victory over Rogers and McKayla Wood in the No. 2 doubles match.

Regen Halsne

Halsne led the Ballard girls tennis team to its first victory of the season with an 11-0 shutout of North Polk on Thursday at Huxley.

Halsen won the No. 1 singles match over North Polk's Whitney Larson in straight sets, 6-1 and 6-0. She later joined up with Gracie Ross to win the No. 1 doubles match over the Comet team of Larson and Abby Mangae with a pair of 6-1 victories.

Aubrey Estrem

Estrem had an excellent individual effort for the Ballard girls golf team in a dual meet with Adel-Desoto-Minburn on Thursday at the River Valley Golf Course in Adel.

Ballard suffered a 195-232 loss over nine holes. But Estrem won medalist honors after carding a 47 to beat ADM's Emma Mellencamp and Monica Thomas by one stroke for first individually.

Ireland Buss

Ireland Buss

Buss helped the Ames girls take second at the Jim Duea Invitational on April 19 in Ames by taking second in the open 200 and helping the Little Cyclones win the 4x100.

Buss ran the 200 in 26.64 and she helped Ames produce a winning time of 50.21. Buss also led Ames to a second-place finish in the shuttle hurdle relay with a time of 1:08.31.

Ellie Lynch

Lynch helped the Ames girls win four relays at the Jim Duea Invite.

In addition to the 4x100, Lynch was part of winning teams in the sprint medley, distance medley and 4x400. The Little Cyclone sprint medley finished in 1:51.28, the distance medley in 4:19.64 and the 4x400 in 4:04.53.

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Kenny Cutler

Cutler won a gold medal at three different meets for the Colo-NESCO boys track team last week.

Cutler won the 110 high hurdles at the South Hardin Invitational Friday with a time of 16.64. He took first in the 400 hurdles at the Les Pennick Relays in Conrad on Thursday and the Bill Miller Invite in Van Meter on April 19 with respective times of 57.35 and 56.62.

Luke Huntrods

Huntrods won the discus and took second in the shot put for the Collins-Maxwell boys at the Les Pennick Relays.

Huntrods' winning throw in the discus was 143-4, winning by a distance of 21-9 over West Marshall's Zach Chaplin. His top toss in the shot was 43-10.5.

Clare Stahr

Clare Stahr

Gilbert sophomore Clare Stahr won the open 800 and helped the Tiger girls take first in the 4x800 at the Norsemen Relays.

Stahr completed the 800 in 2:31.93 to just beat out the 2:32.31 by South Hardin's Macy Engelson. The Tiger 4x800 team clocked in at 10:26.23 to beat West Marshall by over 20 seconds for first.

Mia Kautman

Kautman won the 3,000 and placed second in the 1,500 for Gilbert at the Norsemen Relays.

Kautman finished the 3,000 in 11:29.44 to win the race by 39.10 seconds. She ran the 1,500 in 5:33.98 to come in behind only the 5:31.37 by Roland-Story's Claire Truesdell.

William Wadsley

Wadsley won the 1,600 for the Gilbert boys track team at the Carroll Invitational on Thursday.

Wadsley completed the race in 4:44.46 to beat Ogden's Carson Van Sickle by 1.81 seconds for the gold. 

Kale Lande

Lande helped the Roland-Story boys win the Hawk Relays in Jewell on Thursday by winning the open 400.

Lande finished the race in 52.23 to easily beat the 53.60 by Baxter's Rory Heer for first place. Roland-Story scored 142 points as a team to beat Des Moines Christian by 36 points for the team championship.