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Orange Observer: High 5 — Nov. 7, 2019

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At the District 8 girls bowling tournament Wednesday, Oct. 30, Ocoee had solid outings as the Knights finished sixth. Paige Shephard led the way for the Knights — finishing in fourth place.
by: Troy Herring Sports Editor

1. It was a solid showing at the Class 1A boys golf state finals for Windermere Prep Friday, Nov. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 2, as the Lakers finished in third place at Mission Inn-Las Colinas. The Lakers shot a two-day total of 618 (320 on Day One and 298 on Day Two), and were led by Hiroshi Tai, who finished sixth overall (76, 69: 145 total). 

 

2. The Windermere boys cross-country team dominated in the Class 4A, Region 3 meet at South County Regional Park in Boca Raton Saturday, Nov. 2. The Wolverines finished ahead of second-place Dr. Phillips, thanks in part to a third-place finish by Onix Ortiz (16:01.34) and a seventh-place finish by Liam Pirie (16:13.05). 

 

3. The West Orange boys and girls swimming and diving teams swept the Class 4A, District 7 swim meet Saturday, Nov. 2. Kurtis Gnapp took home the district title in the 200 free with a time of 1:50.43. The girls swim team took home first place in the 200 medley relay (Rhiannon Driscoll, Caitlyn Harney, Grace Khunduang, Gabryella Tong; 1:50.34), 200 free (Michelle Cottle; 1:53.68), 100 backstroke (Driscoll; 59.44) and 400 free relay (Tong, Driscoll, Khunduang, Cottle; 3:36.31).

 

4. The Windermere Prep girls swimming and diving team dominated in the Class 1A, Region 3 meet Saturday, Nov. 2. In the Lakers’ first-place finish, Windermere Prep picked up wins in the 200 medley relay (Brooke Larweth, Marcela Scaramuzza, Gabriel Puryear-Lynch, Dylan Kasch; 1:51.61), 200 IM (Puryear-Lynch; 2:12.34), 100 butterfly (Scaramuzza; 57.27), 100 backstroke (Larweth; 1:01.18), 100 breaststroke (Scaramuzza; 1:04.91) and the 400 free relay (Scaramuzza, Puryear-Lynch, Kasch, Larweth; 3:37.66).

 

5. At the District 8 girls bowling tournament Wednesday, Oct. 30, Ocoee had solid outings as the Knights finished sixth. Paige Shephard led the way for the Knights — finishing in fourth place.

Troy Herring is the sports editor at the West Orange Times and Windermere Observer. He is a graduate of the University of Mount Olive (BS '12) and the University of Alabama (MA '16)....

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