https://www.redoakexpress.com/sports/rss.xml en RO girls finish fifth in Shenandoah golf tournament https://www.redoakexpress.com/content/ro-girls-finish-fifth-shenandoah-golf-tournament <img src="https://www.redoakexpress.com/sites/www.redoakexpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fillie_invite_2019_team.jpg" alt="Red Oak fifth-place golfers in Shenandoah are from left: Allie Anderson, Shawna Baldwin, Courtni Lindsay, Kate Carlson, Chloe DeVries, and Libby Mensen. " title="Red Oak fifth-place golfers in Shenandoah are from left: Allie Anderson, Shawna Baldwin, Courtni Lindsay, Kate Carlson, Chloe DeVries, and Libby Mensen. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Red Oak golfers hit the links several times last week in a long week of action beginning with a meet against Glenwood on Monday, April 15.<br /> <br /> Boys<br /> The Tiger boys team fell to Glenwood 171-196, with Nick Stavas and Dax Lappala, both of Glenwood, ending with a tie for low score of 42. After the playoff, Stavas was crowned with medalist honors and Lappala took the runner-up honors.<br /> The Tigers were led by Garrett Couse, who shot a 44.<br /> Tiger soccer splits wins https://www.redoakexpress.com/content/tiger-soccer-splits-wins <img src="https://www.redoakexpress.com/sites/www.redoakexpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/andrew_shipleyimg_5772.jpg" alt="Red Oak’s Andrew Shipley keeps his eyes on the ball after he kicked it to a teammate. " title="Red Oak’s Andrew Shipley keeps his eyes on the ball after he kicked it to a teammate. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Red Oak soccer fell at home to St. Albert 5-3 on Tuesday, April 16.<br /> St. Albert took an early two-point lead before the Tigers scored a goal by Sam Opsomer, assisted by Andrew Shipley.<br /> The Tigers, playing their third game together, headed into halftime down by just one (2-1) against a powerful and experienced team.<br /> Red Oak went on to tie the game early in the second half, on a corner kick by Sandro Vera to Opsomer.<br /> Red Oak track girls move up in ranks https://www.redoakexpress.com/content/red-oak-track-girls-move-ranks <img src="https://www.redoakexpress.com/sites/www.redoakexpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/emilypetersonimg_3253.jpg" alt="Emily Peterson, Red Oak" title="Emily Peterson, Red Oak" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Red Oak girls competed in the Treynor Cardinal Relays, finishing in 11th of 14 teams on Monday, April 15. In the process, the distance medley relay team cut off some time and moved into 10th place in Class 2A in the state.<br /> &ldquo;We had a good team effort today with some new roles for the girls,&rdquo; head coach Curtis Adams said.<br /> Tiger tennis sweeps Timberwolves; fall to Wheelers https://www.redoakexpress.com/content/tiger-tennis-sweeps-timberwolves-fall-wheelers <img src="https://www.redoakexpress.com/sites/www.redoakexpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/corbin_by_carter_eckldsc_4942.jpg" alt="Corbin Wolfe, Red Oak" title="Corbin Wolfe, Red Oak" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Red Oak boys tennis team hosted Kuemper on Monday, April 8, falling 7-2 in the home opener.<br /> In singles, No. 3 Alex Wingert earned the only Tiger win, defeating Cole Uhlenkamp 10-8.<br /> Carter Bruce fell to Samuel Jansen 10-6; Garrett Rolenc fell to Luke Hicks 10-8; Jacob Athen fell to Carter Soppe 10-6; Avery Graham&nbsp; fell to Paul Ching 10-5; and Corbin Wolfe fell to Blake Pottebaum 10-2.<br /> In doubles, Wolfe and Colton Kinnison defeated Carter Soppe/William Pugh 10-6.<br /> RO boys track soars to 4th place in Mustang meet https://www.redoakexpress.com/content/ro-boys-track-soars-4th-place-mustang-meet <img src="https://www.redoakexpress.com/sites/www.redoakexpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/colton_thornburgimg_3499.jpg" alt="Colton Thornburg, Essex." title="Colton Thornburg, Essex." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Tiger boys finished fourth of ten in the Mustang Invitational on Monday, April 8, scoring a season-high 88 points.<br /> &ldquo;It was another great night of track for our Tigers,&rdquo; Red Oak head coach Sueann French said. &ldquo;We had so many more PR&rsquo;s [personal records]. The distance medley relay won the race again, and they are undefeated. I am super proud of our Red Oak Tigers.&rdquo;<br /> Team scoring: 1- Glenwood 189; 2- Shenandoah 122; 3- Clarinda 92; 4- Red Oak 88; 5- Sidney 86; 6- Southwest Valley 67; 7- Clarinda Academy 35; 8- Essex 24; 9- East Mills 15.<br /> RO golfers sweep SWV; boys tee off in 2 tourneys https://www.redoakexpress.com/content/ro-golfers-sweep-swv-boys-tee-2-tourneys <img src="https://www.redoakexpress.com/sites/www.redoakexpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/abbie_wetzeld3btm1yx4aaqonm.jpg" alt="SWV’s Abbie Wetzel sets up her putt." title="SWV’s Abbie Wetzel sets up her putt." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Red Oak golfers traveled to Corning on Monday, April 8, to challenge the Southwest Valley Timberwolves, and came home with a double sweep.<br /> Southwest Valley does not have enough boys to field a team, and Red Oak claimed the win with a final score of 189.<br /> Red Oak&rsquo;s Cole Magill earned medalist honors, hitting a 43, and teammate Mason Perkins claimed runner-up honors with a 44.<br /> Other Tiger scores: Wyatt Sederburg 50; Garrett Couse 52; Dom Brittain 53; and Ethan Horn 55.<br /> Stanton’s Johnson, Griswold’s Kelly commit to Central https://www.redoakexpress.com/content/stanton%E2%80%99s-johnson-griswold%E2%80%99s-kelly-commit-central <img src="https://www.redoakexpress.com/sites/www.redoakexpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/draked0dlp2zxqaerxde.jpg" alt="Stanton standout Drake Johnson committed to Central College in Pella to play basketball next season. “A huge thanks to everyone who has helped me along the way in making this decision.” " title="Stanton standout Drake Johnson committed to Central College in Pella to play basketball next season. “A huge thanks to everyone who has helped me along the way in making this decision.” " align="left" hspace="6" /> Three SWV girls all-POI hoops https://www.redoakexpress.com/content/three-swv-girls-all-poi-hoops <p> Three Southwest Valley girls recieved honors for all-conference Pride of Iowa basketball.<br /> First team<br /> Morgan Shuey, Southwest Valley senior; Alli Masters, Central Decatur senior; Emma Atwood, Central Decatur senior; Sam Stewart, Mount Ayr junior; and Jensen Archibald, Martensdale-St. Marys junior.<br /> Archibald, Atwood, and Stewart received unanimous votes.<br /> <br /> Second team<br />