Sports shorts of Nov. 30, 2017
Peterson earns weekly honor
Paige Peterson, of Jamestown, was awarded Augustana University’s Principal Financial Athlete of the Week honors.
The 6-foot-1 senior center for the Vikings scored 20 points and collected eight r e b o u n d s in a win over Wayne State; scored 19 points and grabbed six rebounds in a win over Michigan Tech; and added 19 points, five rebounds, two assists and two blocks in a win over Lake Superior State.
Peterson has helped Augustana (Sioux Falls, S.D.) to a 5-0 start to the season. The Vikings are receiving votes in the women’s NCAA Division II top 25 coaches’ poll.
Optimist Club’s weekly athletes
Ethan Bowman, Matthew Schneider, Jenna Doyle and Kevin Oberweiser were selected Jamestown Optimist Club athletes of the week.
Bowman, a junior Blue Jay wrestler, rolled to a 9-3 win over second-ranked Clay Radenz, of Bismarck Century, at 126 pounds after missing the past year-and a-half with a back injury.
Schneider, a senior goalie on the Blue Jay boys hockey team, posted 49 saves in a 5-2 win at Grafton-Park River.
Doyle, a junior center on the Jimmie women’s basketball team from Princeton, Minn., scored her first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to help the Jimmies defeat Keiser (Fla.).
Oberweiser, a junior guard on the Jimmie men’s basketball team from Drummond, Mont., helped UJ to three wins by averaging 19 points, including a career-high 26 points in a win at Benedictine-Mesa (Ariz.). Oberweiser leads the NAIA in made 3-point shots with 34.
Jordan Paulson, Chelsea Dionisio and Matt Young were selected athletes of the week for the week of Nov. 13.
Paulson, a senior on the Blue Jay volleyball team, posted 18 kills, four aces, two blocks and 18 digs to help the Jays place second at the Class A state tournament.
Dionisio, a senior on the Jimmie women’s wrestling team from Santa Maria, Calif., picked up a pin in less than a minute at 123 pounds against Regina (Sask.).
Young, a junior on the Jimmie men’s cross country team from Woodland, Wash., finished 43rd of 328 runners at the NAIA national meet in Vancouver in time of 25 minutes, 39 seconds.
City Women’s Volleyball
Monday Night Standings
1. Agricover 9-0 (champions)
2. Wildside 8-1
3. Valley Plains 7-2
4. Zen Sleep 5-4
5. Dallmann’s 4-4
6. BB’s 4-5
7. KC’s 3-6
8. Triumph Miss fits 1-8
9. Hot Potatoes 0-9