Rivertown Days results, recaps
Here is a summary of the recent winners of competitions at Rivertown Days in Hastings:
The Best Use of Theme prize went to the Eagle's Club.
The Best Youth Entry went to Cub Scout Packs 278, 23 and 444.
Crowd pleaser had a tie between Rio Gran and Las Margaritas.
Samantha Kent won the Hastings Sings competition. Miranda Poncelet was second.
The Hastings Women’s Tennis League once again sponsored the annual Rivertown Days Tennis Tournament this past weekend.
This year’s tournament had 14 divisions and 148 entries. Funds raised at the event will be used to give a scholarship to a senior girl who has played tennis at the varsity level as well as to fund equipment and program needs for the Hastings High School girls tennis and Hastings Community Tennis youth programs.The Ron Eggert Sportsmanship Award was presented to Joe Zak, son of Michelle and Pete Zak. Joe was chosen by player and spectator nominations. Ron Eggert played in the Rivertown Days Tennis Tournament for more than 30 years. He died June 17, 2013, at the age of 76. To honor his memory, the Hastings Women’s Tennis League has established this award and it is given yearly.The Hastings Women’s Tennis League thanked participants, its members, varsity tennis players and all the other volunteers who helped put on the tournament.
Girls Singles, U14First place, Katie MulveySecond place, Emily BeyerThird place, Isabella Kranz
Girls Singles, U18First place, Jenny MulveySecond place, Anna FosterConsolation, Katie Kreibich
Girls Doubles, U14/U18First place, Taylor Monkman/Jenny MulveySecond place, Regan Dolezal/Sophie StarkConsolation, Emily Beyer/Anna Lindner
Boys Singles, U14First place, Carson KonradySecond place, Colby ZakConsolation, Brian Nielsen
Boys Singles, U14/U15First place, Logan RossSecond place, Corbin JohnsonThird place, Joe Zak
Singles, U18First place, Brad RischSecond place, Alec RudhThird place, Killian Conrady
Boys Doubles, U14/U18First place, Carson Whyle/Jack VarleySecond place, Alec Rudh/Brad RischConsolation, Collin Dofing/Reese EstabrookMixed Doubles, U14/U18First place, Taylor Monkman/Charles ElliotSecond place, Alec Rudh/Sara LundConsolation, Jack Varley/Sara Pevonka
Women’s DoublesFirst place, Taylor Reiners/Laura EdwardsSecond place, Kris Heimerman/Molly Hynes
Men’s Singles, Division 1First place, Danny SteinerSecond place, Cody ArndtsonConsolation, Carson Whyle
Men’s Singles, Division 2First place, Joey SchubertSecond place, Mike JohnsonConsolation, James Sill
Men’s Doubles, Division 1 and 2First place, Eric Bender/Tyler KrumholzSecond place, Josh Houska/Austin HouskaConsolation, Danny Steiner/Killian Konrday
Mixed Doubles, Division 1First place, Taylor Reiners/Craig RawaySecond place, Eric Bender/Angie FischelsConsolation, Katie Kreibich/Joey Schubert
Mixed Doubles, Division 2First place, Marissa Welch/Adam WelchSecond place, Linda Aasen/Rick HanksConsolation, Regan Dolezal/Cormac Dolezal
The first Rivertown Days Glow Run was held Thursday night at the Hastings YMCA.About 180 runners took part in the 8K race and many more competed in the 2K family run/walk.The 8K winner was James Sorenson of Minneapolis, who finished the course in 27 minutes and 40 seconds, a pace of 5:34 per mile.Francisco Ramirez of Calabasas, Calif., was second in 29:31. The top Hastings finisher was Neil Albares, who was fourth in 29:58. Also placing in the top 20 from Hastings were:Kyle Gudmunson, sixth, 30:23; Evan Pengelly, seventh, 30:50; Pete Bernardy, 30:59; Bobby Verchota, ninth, 31:09; Laura Roach, 31:36; Daniel Williams, 13th, 33:10; Christian Weiland, 14th, 33:21; Jason Loeffler, 17th, 34:11; Robyn Bernardy, 18th, 34:59; Sam Shepherd, 19th, 35:03; and Joe Rowan, 20th, 35:10.The event was orchestrated by the YMCA and the United Way of Hastings.