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Activity schedules and other events for the 2016-17 school year at Washington High School and Washington Middle School can be obtained by downloading an app called Activity Scheduler.
Once you download the app, press the setup key and then select Missouri under the state tab, Gateway Athletic Conference under the conference tab and Washington High School under the school tab.
You can also find the fall sports game schedules at the Blue Jays Athletics webpage under Fall Sports. Click on the attached link below.
Playing its home and GAC Central opener, the Washington varsity softball team registered a 4-0 victory over Ft. Zumwalt East on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Lakeview Park.
Taylor Hendrix tossed all seven innings for the shutout win, striking out 11 batters while allowing five hits and no walks.
Sarah Becszlko, Grace Evans, Jessie Huxol, Ellie Quathem and Hendrix each collected one hit for the Blue Jays. Nichole Brinker, Emma Turner, Quathem and Becszlko each scored one run.
Other players on Washington’s varsity roster are Jena Monehan, Caitlyn Vodnansky, Ashley Molitor, Payton Dubberke, Madison Missey, Libbie Harrison, Emma Piar-Shaw and Jessica Miller.
Listed on the junior varsity roster are Ali Schwoeppe, Ryann Thiemann, Jenna Crider, Clara Evans, Grace Karll, Kristen Monzyk, Sam Winistoerfer, Paige Babbs, Sophia Olszowka, Lizzy Sontag, Amber Meyer, Julie Gerling, Jenna Jasper, Liz Jones, Chloe Harfst, Molitor and Piar-Shaw.
Photos from the varsity game against Ft. Zumwalt East are below.
Washington opened its girls golf season with a first-place finish in a home three-team meet on Monday, Aug. 22, at Wolf Hollow Golf Club.
The Blue Jays posted a team score of 189 to claim top honors. Borgia finished second with 225 and Warrenton was third with 257.
Washington’s Sydney Parrish registered the top individual score to claim medalist honors with a nine-hole round of 42.
Also for the Blue Jays, Emma Jones carded a 47 followed by Madison Sprung with a 49, Jordan Aholt with a 51 and Bria Hasenjaeger with a 54.
"Every girl on the team contributed in some way and had some great scores on holes,” said Washington Coach Adam Fischer. “Bria and Madison started their golf careers off with pars. The other three girls all had at least one birdie in their round. Overall it was a good team win.”
Other golfers on Washington’s roster are Erin Berry, Jenna Donnelly, Jessica Frick, Emmy Hopkins, Josie Newman and Chyna Piel.
Photos below are of Washington’s varsity golfers in the opening meet.
Washington opened the Derick Heflin era with a 28-14 varsity football victory at Union High School on Friday, Aug. 19.
It was Heflin’s first victory at WHS and of his head coaching career.
Like Washington did last season, Union celebrated 50 years of football on the night.
Lightning in the area delayed the game for over an hour at halftime, where the Blue Jays held a 21-7 lead.
When play resumed, Washington made it 28-7 midway through the third quarter.
Senior Ben Straatmann scored on touchdown runs of 80 and 24 yards for the Blue Jays. Quarterback Matt Hoemann added a 22-yard touchdown run and Adam Kleekamp scored on a 10-yard touchdown run.
Washington’s defense stepped up by creating turnovers and holding the Wildcats to two touchdowns.
Photos from the game at Union are below.
Also recording wins over Union on Monday, Aug. 22, were Washington's junior varsity team 20-0 and the freshman squad, 22-0.
Washington varsity plays its home opener Friday, Aug. 26, against Pacific at 7 p.m.
Washington - Matt Hoemann 22 run (Hoemann kick), 519
Washington - Ben Straatmann 80 run (Hoemann kick), 2:13
Washington - Adam Kleekamp 10 run (Hoemann kick), 7:17
Union - Deric Purnell 62 pass from Jacob Fleming (Peyton Burke kick), 1:42
Washington - Straatmann 24 run (Hoemann kick), 7:27
Union - Purnell 25 pass from Fleming (Burke kick), 4:29
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