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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NMHS senior wants to help others By EMILY HANSON i! emily@masoncounty, corn Cassie Crover warts-to spend her life helping people. The North Mason senior has already begun working toward that goal. Crover, 18, serves in Us to Us, a club that: introduces all new students to North Mason High School, and in the Leo Club, which or- ganizes fundrais- ers and community service for people outside of the high school. She's also the fast- pitch team's first baseman. "I love people, helping them, talking to them," Crover said. She began playing fastpitch when she was 8 and living in Imperial Beach, California. i "All of my friends played softball so I got into it," Crover S'Lid. "I love every- thing about softball." As a first basemalL and occasional pitcher, Crover said 3he handles the pressure of the two p sitions by stay- ing focused on the gan Le. She moved to Belfa ir at the start of her junior year, wher students in the Us to Us Club'introc uced her to the Crover Cassie Crover School: North Mason High School Spring sport: Fastpitch Favorite season: Spring Favorite Color:. Blue Role model: "My grandpa, because he raised me and did a lot for me and he didn't have to. Even when he got sick, he tried his best. He was a good person." school and the community. "You become everyone's new first friend," Crover said. After she graduates in June, Crover said'she plans to join the Navy. "My grandpa was in the Navy his whole life and he raised me until I moved here," she said. "I've always wanted to be military and thought I'd join the Navy because of him." SP RTS CALEN THURSDAY I N::helaaSt;k Shelton boys golf pic vs. Timberline at 2:45 League Championship at p.m. at Alderbrook Golf 10 a.m. at North Kitsap Course.  High School. North Mason boys an d girls golf vs. Bremerton at 3 p.m. at LakeLand Village Golf Course. Shelton girls golf vs. Timberline at 3:15 p.m. Alderbrook Golf Cours, Shelton girls tennis at 3:30 p.m. at Mount To- homo. Mary M. Knight track and field at 3:30 p.m. Ocosta High School in Westport. North Mason girls ten nis vs. Klahowya at 4 p.m. at Shelton community boys rugby vs. Prairie Mustangs at Prairie Ele- mentary School at 1 p.m. at Yelm. MONDAY North Mason track and field at junior varsity championship at Kings- ton. Time to be deter- mined. Shelton boys golf at 3A Narrows League Tourna- ment Day 1 all day at Spanaway Golf Course. Shelton junior varsity boys soccer vs..Olympia at 5 p.m. at Ingersoll Stadium. Shelton varsity boys soccer vs. Olympia at 7 p.m. at Ingersoll Stadium. TUESDAY II North Mason boys and girls golf at 2A Olympic 1. League Championship. - Time and location to be determined. Shelton boys golf at 3A Narrows League Tourna- ment Day 2 all day at Spanaway Golf Course. Shelton girls golf at 3A Narrows League Tourna- ment Day I all day at Spanaway Golf Course. North Mason varsity fastpitch vs. Forks at 3 p.m. WEDNESDAY Shelton girls golf at 3A Narrows League Tourna- Shelton junior varsity boys soccer vs. Wilsol at 5 p.m. at Highclimbc Stadium. Shelton varisty baseb at 3A Narrows League Tournament at 6:30 p.r at Regional Athletic Ce ter in Lacey. Shelton varsity boys soccer vs. Wilson at 7 p.m. at Highclimber St= dium. FRIDAY Shelton boys golf at Duke Street Invitationa at 11 a.m. at Peninsula Country Club in Port An- geles. = SATURDAY / Shelton track and fiell at Freshman Invitational at 9 a.m. at Centralia High School. see ATHLETE, page B-8 DAR ment Day 2 all day at Spanaway Golf Course. Shelton boys golf at 3A Narrows League Tourna- ment Day 3 all day at Spanaway Golf Course. Shelton varsity baseball at 3A West Central Dis- trict Ill Tournament Day 1. Time and location to be determined. MAY 15 Shelton girls tennis at 3A Narrows League Tour- nament all day at Capital City Tennis Center in Tumwater. Shelton varsity baseball at 3A West Central Dis- trict Tournament Day 2. Time and location to be determined. Shelton track and field hosts 3A Narrows League Championship Day 1 at 3 p.m. at Highclimber Stadium. Shelton varsity boys soccer at 3A West Cen- tral District III Tournament Day 1. Tim and location to be determined. To submit a sports calendar item, email emily@masoncounty, com Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Mason County Journal - Page B-3 Disappointment at state Power//fling judge's standard stymies several Highclimbers By EMILY HANSON emily@masoncoun com Three Shelton senior powerliftrs had never missed qualifying their squat lifts at any meet in three years of competitions. That changed Saturday. Hunter Ostenson, Jayden Micas and Cody Nacht each missed their squat lift attempts at the state power- lifting meet at Columbia High School in White Salmon, eliminating them from the competition. "The judging on one of the racks was really difficult, taking our lift- ers deeper than parallel so we had a couple guys not get their lift in the squat," head coach Lorna Martinson said. "That depth judging for squat is tough to judge and is subjective. We just didn't adapt to how deep the judges were taking us on those racks. We take pride in our squat technique and depth and it has been a focus in our weight room ever since these young men started powerlifting for us, so for that to happen was very frustrating." Without those three lifters in the competition, Shelton fell behind Mon- tesano to take second place with 32 points. Montesano won among 19 schools with 48 points. The High- climbers finished ahead of Newport in third with 31 and Omak in fourth with 30. "For most of our team, we had an outstanding meet," Martinson said. "On the boys side, their second-place finish was driven by some amazing record-setting performances." Senior Jayton Rasmusson won the 123.-pound weight division, setting two school records. His total lift was 920 pounds. He set the SHS school records for his weight class in the squat at 345 pounds and in the bench at 230 pounds. He lifted 345 pounds in the dead lift. Rasmusson lifted the third-best bench among all lifters. He was cho- sen as the sixth-best overall lifter among all boys. Winning the 181-pound weight di- vision, senior Kris Woods also set a school record. His total lift was 1,315 pounds. Woods set the school record for his weight class in the dead lift at 515 pounds. He lifted a 485-pound squat and 315-pound bench. Among all of the boys who lifted, Woods lifted the 10th-best squat, fourth-best bench and second-best dead lift. He was named the third- best lifter among all competitors. At 220 pounds, senior Daniel Diaz set the SHS school record for his weight class's three-lift total at 1,390 (545, 320, 525). Diaz fmished the meet in second place. Diaz had the eighth-best squat lift among all boys. Additionally, senior Chris Schwisow lifted the seventh-best bench. He took sixth place in the 148-pound weight class with a total lift of 905 (300, 255, 350). The Shelton girls team tied for sixth place with 11 points. Montesano also won the girls meet with 55 points among 18 schools. "We had five girls who fmished tied for sixth as a team, which is amaz- ing," Martinson said. Senior Felisity Brush was the highest-placing Shelton girl. She took third in the 97-pound weight class with a total lift of 435 (135, 95, 205). "Felisity attempted a 220-pound dead lift on her final lift in an attempt to break our school record," Martin- son said. "Sh6 got it half-way up, but just couldn't lock it out." Felisity had the fifth-best deadlift among all the girls who competed. Bulldogs lose two games By EMILY HANSON emi/y@masoncoun com The North Mason boys soccer team let a late goal slip by in the final min- ute against Port Townsend. It proved to be the difference. Port Townsend defeated the Bull- dogs 4-3 in Port Townsend. see SOCCER, page B-9 Mountain View Women's .... Health has new technology making it possible for you to get the treatment you need for your overactive bladder issues, locally- without long wait times or trips out of town. New urodynamic bladder testing equipment provides a computerized summary of test results - information our board-certified OB/GYNs and specially-trained staff use to provide you the best possible treatment options. Put an end to the worry about endless trits to the bathroom and get back to the life you enjoy with family, friends, and at work. Call Mountain View Women's Health today at (350) 426-0955 to make an appointment with one of our specialists..  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