Optimist Club announces honors
The Jamestown Optimist Club released their athletes of the week on Tuesday.
Taylor Orr was the high school boys winner, placing eighth out of 66 runners in the 300-meter hurdles at the Howard Wood Relays in Sioux Falls, S.D. He ran a state-qualifying time of 41.38 seconds.
The college female honor went to Ashley Barnhart, who shot an 82 for seventh place to earn first-team all-conference at the conference qualifying tournament in Omaha, Neb. She was the top finisher from the North Star Athletic Association.
Paul Sitkowski was also honored, batting 6-for-8 with three doubles and five runs batted in as the No. 25 Jimmies won the conference tournament and earned a trip to nationals over the weekend.