Featured Stories

Other Pamplin Media Group sites


Sailing: Wilsonville captures top-10 finish at Island Cup

Wildcats to compete at state championships May 3-4


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Wilsonville sailing team, which compete under coaches Kyle Eaton and Andrew Cannard through the Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Association, took seventh place April 5-6 at the Island Cup in Washington state. Pictured (left to right): Morgan Wiedensmith, Alexa Ripple and Kjel Pettenger-Willey. Not pictured: Elizabeth Diehl.The Wilsonville sailing team took seventh place out of 29 teams in the Island Cup, a highly competitive regatta that was held April 5-6 at Lopez Island in Washington state.

The Wildcats tallied 174 points in an event that featured top teams from high schools in Oregon and Washington. They finished behind champion Port Townsend (76), Bellingham-Sehome (128), Portland-Lincoln (131), Portland-St. Mary’s Academy (133) and two separate Bainbridge teams.

Wilsonville captain Alexa Ripple (center) and teammate Elizabeth Diehl (not pictured) earned runner-up honors in the second race. The roster also includes Morgan Wiedensmith (left) and Kjel Pettenger-Willey (right).

The Wildcats, who compete under coaches Kyle Eaton and Andrew Cannard through the Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Association, also took sixth place in a kick-off regatta March 8 at Portage Bay in Seattle.

They will compete in the state championships May 3-4 at Willamette Sailing Club in Portland.


By Jeff Goodman
Sports editor
Phone: 503-266-6831
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Follow me on Twitter
Visit us on Facebook



Local Weather

Fair

45°F

Wilsonville

Fair

Humidity: 97%

Wind: 0 mph

  • 2 Oct 2014

    Mostly Sunny 72°F 49°F

  • 3 Oct 2014

    Sunny 80°F 51°F