Sport Shorts: May 17
Optimist Club weekly athletes
Jenna Fischer, Chris Sayler, Kylee Voigt and Matt Young were named Optimist Club athletes of the week.
Fischer, an 8th-grader on the Jamestown High School softball team, went 14-for-21 last week, while driving in 16 runners.
Sayler, a sophomore on the Blue Jays boys track and field team, placed second in the long and triple jump, and helped the 4x400-meter relay team to a third-place finish.
Voigt, a sophomore from Jamestown on the University of Jamestown women's track and field team, set a North Star Athletic Association meet record in the 400 with a time of 58.57.
Young, a junior from Woodland, Wash. on the Jimmie men's track and field team, broke NSAA meet records in the 10,000 and 3,000 steeplechase with times of 32:18.83 and 9:41.55, respectively.