LMS Cougar Sports wrapup
June 25, 2008 · Updated 12:30 PM
"LMS Cougar teams have winning weekThe Langley Middle School Cougar softball teams took care of business last week, tromping Evergreen in both games and leaving the eighth grade Cougars undefeated in two games and pushing the series' mark to 1 and 1.In the seventh grade game, Jessi Eaton tossed a two-hit shutout while racking up 13 strikeouts in a 14 to 0 win. Leading the hit parade were Caitie Newman, Jenna Dunsmore and Silver Keck with two hits each. Lacey Greene, Noelle Carty and Marcella Litwiller each added a hit.The eighth grade Cougars softball team defeated Evergreen 15 to 1. Carolann Lubach pitched a 2 hitter, striking out seven. The Cougar hitting attack was led by Danielle Burton, Christie Robinson, Mary McCune and Carolann Lubach. The Cougars' next home game is Friday at the park, starting at 3:45 p.m.Gridders crush 'catsThe eighth grade Cougar football team traveled to Evergreen last week for their second game of the season. There they crushed the Wildcats 26 to 0 in revenge of the seventh grade loss. The Cougars had another great defensive outing, keeping Evergreen scoreless. This is the second shutout of the season for the Cougs.Leading this hard hitting defense was Michael Greene, Daniel Eining, and Jason Gilberts, who all had seven tackles. The Cougar offense started to look more like its normal self this week, scoring 26 points. The Cougars were led on the ground by Michael Lodell, who ran for nearly 100 yards and a touchdown. Daniel Eining also had a touchdown on the ground.Quarterback Mark Iddins led the air attack by throwing great passes to wide receivers Dustin Sidhu, Nate Helsinger, Jacob Royds, and Matt Parrick, who all had at least one reception. Jacob Royds and Matt Parrick also hooked up with Mark Iddins for one touchdown each. The Cougars played an outstanding game and added another win to their record.Harriers run rough courseThe LMS cross country team traveled to Lake Stevens for their first road trip of the season. What they found when they arrived was a very rough and unsafe course. The LMS runners were told to run only 80 percent for the sake of safety. Despite the fact that the runners had to hold back, they managed to earn a first overall team score in the five way meet. The eighth grade boys placed first, led by Drew Aernie, Ari Strickland, and Hing Potter. The eighth grade girls also placed first, led by Becky Gabelein, Kelly DeGraaf, and Natalie Duncan Adams. The seventh grade boys finished fourth, led by Chris Depender, Matt Statz, Ryan Canton and Duncan Adams. The seventh grade girls placed first as a team and were led by Lucy Brennan, Kaylee Baldwin, Mary Bakeman, and Jenna Wild. "