Athletes earn Optimist honors
Five area athletes were named athlete of the week by the Optimist Club.
Blue Jay gymnast Hannah Schiele had career best scores at the Jamestown Invite, scoring a 34.35 for sixth in the all-around.
University of Jamestown guard Taylor Newton hit six 3-pointers for a 29-point night, helping his team to its ninth straight victory.
The University of Jamestown’s Aleona Reyes ran the 1,000 meter in 3:01.42 to break the record at Shelly Ellig indoor training facility on the campus of North Dakota State. Her time was also a national-qualifying mark.