Sailorway Middle School spring sports are in full swing, and the young athletes are proving the have what it takes to be competitive. On Thursday, April 13, the 7th grade softball team played a tough game against Rocky River only leading by a few points until the girls got their bats moving, which is when the tides turned. The girls pulled away through solid defense shutting down the Pirates and had many big hits pulling in runs. The sailors took home the win with a score of 13-3.
Then again on Monday, April 17, the 7th grade girls softball team earned an impressive victory over Learwood Middle School in Avon Lake. They found their rhythm with dominant base running and hitting. The girls jumped to an early lead scoring eight runs in the first inning and never looking back. The final score was Vermilion 14, Avon Lake 0.
The Sailorway track team showed strength and speed despite falling to Clyde on Wednesday, April 12. Seven of the Lady Sailors scored points for the team. Marianna Plas had another strong performance, finishing first in the 200 and second in the 400. In Field Events, Julia Peter placed first in Long Jump, Paetyn Frederick placed second in Pole Valut and Searria Cassidy placed 2nd in Discus. Riley Messer placed third in 100 hurdles, Julie Plott placed third in the mile and Analese Bletch placed third in the 200.
Of the boys, taking first for the Sailors were Ayden Bath in the 110m hurdles, Zach Jones in the mile, and Hunter Etienne in the long jump. Taking second for the Sailors were Jack Wells in the 400m, Zach Jones in the 800m, Jayden Bearden in the mile, Layne German in the shot put, and Uriah Rhoades in the high jump.