Friday, November 18, 2011

Community School holds first orienteering meet


Ranging from elementary school beginners to athletes training for the Olympics, almost 40 participants braved six inches of snow at Adam's Gulch on Saturday, November 12, to participate in Community School's first orienteering meet.

Orienteering is a sport where competitors race to find designated points on a map by using a map and compass. Competitors win by locating the most designated points in the shortest amount of time.

In the men/mixed team division, Community School teacher, Hannes Thum, took first place with 105 points, mixed team "Dominate" (Collin Rodgers and Nicole DeYong) took second place with 95 points, and Chris Mallory took third place with 95 points (but had a slower time). In the women's division, the "Pouncing Panthers" (Sloan Storey, Morgan Atkinson, and Margaret Pope) took first plce.

A great thank you goes out to their sponsors, Backwoods, Community School and PK's for the great event.

Adams Gulch

Orienteering Meet Results

Beginner course:

Hailey Hounders (Kathy Beste, Lucas Beste, Theresa Espedal and Anders Nelson had a time of 32 minutes.

Nancy "The Flash" Parsons Brown was at 34 minutes.

The Golden Llamas (Phil Huss and Gretel Huss) took in a time of 52 minutes. And Team Rooster (Jason and Beck Vontver) had just 54 minutes.

DeWolfe #1 (Jim and Willie DeWolfe) had a time of 60 minutes.

Advanced course, men's/mixed division:

1 - Hannes Thum -- 105 points

2 - Team Dominate (Colin Rogers and Nicole DeYong) -- 95 points.

3 -- Chris Mallory -- 95 points.

4 -- Team Perdido (Pete Webb and Elliot Jacobs) -- 90 points & 57 min.

4 -- Team Savage (Will Harder, Cole Caulkins and KJ Savaria) - 90 points & 57 min.

6 -- Sun Valley Gladiators (Jack Steele and Kevin Bolger) - 90 points & 59 min.

7 -- Team Evan - 70 minutes

8 -- Team Awesome (Garrett Rawlings and Max Tanous) -- 55 min.

9 -- DeWolfe #2 (Eva, Kristian and Lucas DeWolfe) -- 55 min.

10 -- Team Lost (Gunner Ohlson, Joyce Allgate and Jim Galanes) -- 30 min.

Advanced course, women's division:

1 -- Pouncing Panthers (Morgan Atkinson, Sloan Storey and Margaret Pope) -- 80 min.

2 -- Team Landis (Kaitlyn and Annika Landis) -- 50 min.

3 -- Grace Gorham and Cheyanne Stopol -- 40 min.




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