Posts with the tag: "Hillsboro"

Hillsboro softball rallies to upend top-seeded Warriors

Hillsboro senior Sarah Jost scores in the game-changing six-run sixth inning as the throw comes late to the plate. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press

The Hillsboro softball team achieved a come-from-behind upset win over No. 1 seed Marion in the semi­finals, but couldn’t avoid a 3-0 shutout by No. 2 seed Chase County in the championship game of the Class 2-1— A regional tournament in Galva, May 14-15. The Trojans, who came into the tournament as the No. 4 seed with a ...

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Nine Trojans qualify for state track

Nine Trojans will represent Hillsboro High at the KSHSAA Track & Field State Championships this weekend in Wichita. Pictured in the back row are (from left) Jessica Saunders, Wes Shaw, Josiah Driggers and Sienna Kaufman; front row, Addie Berens, Kinsey Kleiner, Iris Klein and Roxana Nieto. Not pictured: Abby Sechrist.

Hillsboro track and field athletes qualified for eight individual events and one relay for the upcoming KSHSAA State Championship Track & Field event this weekend in Wichita. For the boys, Wes Shaw will compete in both shot put and discus after winning both events at the Class 2— A regional meet in Blue Rapids May 18. Shaw hit ...

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Hillsboro baseball opens regional play with 12-0 shutout

Hillsboro, seeded No. 4 (11-9), opened the Class 3— A regional tournament with a 12-0 win over No. 5 seed Min­nea­polis (9-11) May 14 at Memorial Field. Caleb Potucek was the pitching hero for the Tro­jans. The sophomore threw a one-hit shutout over five innings in the run-rule victory. “Caleb was awesome on the ...

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New look Trojan girls struggle in opener

<p>Trojan senior Sienna Kaufman is fouled as she drives the lane during the first half of Friday’s game at Sterling. Kaufman led the team with 11 points. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press

The Hillsboro girls battled a talented and veteran Sterling team with a rotation comprised of a few upperclassmen mixed with a half-dozen or so freshmen and sophomores. Hillsboro signaled a changing of the guard, but the Trojans’ 57-25 loss signaled that the transition to success will be challenging in this initial season. “I’m not ...

Trojans win shootout with Sterling boys


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The Hillsboro boys had to battle tooth and nail during their season opener to claim an 80-76 win against a talented Sterling squad playing on its home court. Key to the win was a 28-point performance from senior Elias Werth, plus surprising contributions from senior Brodie Rath­bone and junior Caleb Rempel. Rathbone, making ...

Hillsboro wrestles at Minneapolis

The Hillsboro High wrest­ling team opened its season Nov. 30 at the High School Double Dual at Min­neapolis. The Trojans lost to Hal­stead, 12-24, and lost to Min­neapolis, 6-59. Against Halstead, freshman Charlie Major, wrest­ling at 113 pounds, received a forfeit. “Charlie wrestled hard in his first high school varsity match,” said coach Scott O’Hare. “He was in it right ...

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Marion wins SES 3A regional baseball championship; Hillsboro loses in semis

The Marion baseball team won a Class 3— A regional championship Wednesday at Southeast of Saline. The No. 1 seed in the tournament, the Warriors received a first-round bye, then knocked off a pair of Trojan teams to win the title and earn a trip to state. The Warriors ...

King represents Hillsboro at state

Travis King attempts to escape the grip of Wabaunsee’s Kolby Droegemeier in the first round of the state tournament Friday at 145 pounds. King lost by fall, then lost a 7-0 decision to conclude his senior campaign with a 28-18 record. Janae Rempel / Free Press

Hillsboro’s lone qualifier at the Class 3-2-1— A state wrestling tournament in Hays did not last long. Senior Travis King, making his third consecutive appearance at state, was eliminated after his first two matches in the 145-pound weight class Friday. In the first round, King lost by fall to Kolby Droege­meier of Wabaunsee at the 1: 43 mark. In his first ...

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Hillsboro boys seeded first, girls eighth at Canton-Galva sub-state

The Hillsboro boys have received the No. 1 seed for the Class 2— A sub-state tournament hosted by Canton-Galva next week. All first-round games will be played at the home site of the higher seed, with semifinal and final games played at Canton-Galva. The Trojan boys enter the tournament with a 14-6 overall record and will host No. 8 Herington (3-17) ...

Trojans split with Hesston, Halstead

Darian Ratzlaff splits two Swather defenders during Hillsboro’s game with Hesston Friday. Ratzlaff scored a team-high 16 points in Hillsboro’s 51-44 loss.

The Hillsboro boys gave the top-ranked team in Class 3— A a run for its money Friday, but the Swathers held off the Trojans’ upset bid, 51-44, at Brown Gymna­sium. Having lost to Hesston by 15 points in the championship game of the Trojan Classic less than a month earlier, the Trojans were on a mission at the start. Hesston scored ...