High School News
Speech Team Wraps up Third Place Tie in Sweepstakes at Muldrow Regional Saturday; Six 'Cats Going to State at OU in April
"Amazing!," Madill speech sponsor-instructor Lori Hartin said of the team's performance Saturday (March 28) in the regional competition at Muldrow.
The team earned a tie for third place overall in sweepstakes. Six Madill students have punched a ticket for the state competition to be held April 10-11 at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Those going to state are as follows: Roxy Avila, Logan Bennett, Jeremy Crowley, Becca Pugh, Joseph Tuck and Dallas Wills.
Avila won the regional championship in prose. She and Wills teamed to win the dramatic duet category. Bennett and Crowly joined together to claim fourth with their dramatic duet. Tuck finished fourth in prose. Pugh was fifth in the monologue division.
Hartin and Joanna Tuck are speech instructors at Madill High School.
The Madill varsity cheerleaders for 2015-16 have been announced. They are as follows : Ali Selvy, Bailey Stone, Brooklyn Erwin, Callie Gray, Courtney Connel, Della Stuckey, Gabi Burke, Kaitlyn Jones, Kassy Kemp, Kortlyn Yow, Lauren Tuck, Macayla Moore, Mackenzie Hargrove, Madi Cook, Madison Jowers, Oliva Stowers, and Sarah Gilliam
Freshman cheerleaders are as follows: Caitlyn Gillis, Jackie Barrientos, Kaitlyn Allen, Kamryn Weaver, Sara Taylor, Taylor Gilmore
Madill Soccer Boys Down Duncan Demons Saturday Afternoon in Chickasha Tourney; Madill Girls Fall to Host This Morning
The Madill girls fell 7-0 this morning to host Chickasha. They also fell 2-0 to Elgin despite a 0-0 at the end of a first half highlighted by the Lady Wildcats defense and goalie Maritza Ortiz successfully turning away six consecutive corner kicks at the end of the first half
photo courtesy Kendal Hasty
Madill hits came from the bats of freshman Traven Bagley, Tyler Ramirez, Riley McDaniel, and freshman Jake McHatton. The 'Cats scratched out a run in each of the last four innings.
Devon Chapa walked in the Wildcats first but was stranded. The 'Cats defense and pitcher Corbin Larason held the Warriors scoreless in the second. Madill catcher Tanner Barnes walked in the Madill second inning, stole second base, was moved along by a ball hit by Jared Williams and scored as Paxton Arterberry batted a bouncing ball to third base. Larason struck out two and allowed a hit to scored a run for the Warriors in the third frame. Traven Bagley sent a single to center in the Madill half of the inning. He would later cross the plate plate on a batted ball hit by Chapa towards first. Ramirez tallied an RBI single in the fourth as the hit pushed across Barnes after he reached first on a walk. Ramirez stole second later in the inning, but did not score. McDaniel added a single in the fifth for Madill and McHatton singled for an RBI scoring Ty Butler that reached first.
Conversely, Washington plated five runs in the first, one run in the third, five runs in the fourth and eight in the fifth for the win.
Clips of Hits by McDaniel & McHatton
Colton Clement eclipsed his own school record in the pole vault this afternoon at the Madill track meet at Alumni Field. The MHS senior set the new mark at 14-3. He set the old record in the Tishomingo meet in 2014. The Madill boys 1600-meter relay team of Spence Weaver, Rio Zamora, Clement and JJ Sanders ran to third place in a time of 3:32.15. Miranda Nolen finished second in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:40.704. The senior ran to a silver medal in the 3200-meter run in 11:57 She also finished fourth in the 800-meter run in a time of 2:36.701.
Madill finished second in its heat of the throwers relay. Watch the finish in video files
The soil and water team of Austin Williams, Jake Hartin and Ace McHatton earned third place at the OSU-Okmulgee contest. Williams also finished fifth as an individual.
The farm shop team of Tucker Burns, Jesus Barrientos, Holden Bell and Derek spence was third.
The soil and water team gained second place at the contest at Eastern Oklahoma College Friday.
Information provided by Michelle Harper
Blake Gambel, Vanessa Aladaba, and Caleb Huffstutlar won individual divisions in the curriculum contest at Southeastern Thursday in Durant. Gambel won speech, Aldaba Spanish II, and Huffstutlar won in the geography category. Nick Nguyen finished second in physics, Treven LeBlanc took second in geography and Raegin Eddings grabbed second place in trigonometry. Jeffery Ortloff earned third in physics.
Again, the weekend slate for extra-curricular activities for Madill students is full. The Madill archery team competes in the state meet today (March 27) in Tulsa. The Madill speech team hits the road to Muldrow today for the regional competition that continues through tomorrow (March 28). The Madill soccer teams play today (March 27) in the Chickasha tournament. The girls face Guymon at 6 p.m. The boys square off against Oklahoma Christian Community School at 7:30 p.m. The Madill track teams host the high school meet at Alumni Field today (March 27) at 1 p.m. The baseball club continues competition in the Sulphur tournament today at 3:15 p.m. against the loser of the Tupelo-Heritage Hall game.
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