Athletes cited for Optimist awards
Jamestown High School sophomore Kyle Schumacher picked up male high school athlete of the week for the Optimist Club with his 29th-place finish at the Class A state cross country meet on Saturday. He finished with a time of 17 minutes, 19 seconds.
Jamestown’s Josie Hegerle won the female award, with 15 kills, 53 assists, 32 digs as the Blue Jays won a pair of conference games last week.
UJ’s Christa Lysne finished 14th at the Mount Marty Invite with a personal-best 19:25 to help the Jimmies to third place, picking up the female college honor.
Rounding out this week’s awards was Jarelle Miller, who tallied 13 tackles in the Jimmies’ 16-13 win over Valley City State on Saturday. He had three tackles for loss.