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The Whitemud section of high school track and field went in Frontier May 20. 

New Whitemud track records included:
• Tye Tremere (Shaunavon), Midget boys 100 m hurdles — 15.20 seconds;
• Abby Bristow (Eastend) Senior girls 3,000 m — 13:39.18;
• Kortlyn Fuller (Shaunavon) Midget girls triple jump — 9.74 m;
• Nixen Voll (Shaunavon) Midget boys triple jump — 11.26 m;
• Zane Tully (Consul) Bantam boys 3000 m — 11:37.95.
One tied record:
• Jordan Voll (Shaunavon) Junior boys 100m — 11.80 seconds.
Complete results are on the SW Sask Sports section of
Sundogs volleyball 17U girls
The 17U girls volleyball squad went to nationals in Calgary (May 17-19) and lost the quarterfinal in Division 2, Tier 2 to North Shore Stars from B.C on May 19. They beat Durham Ont; Lethbridge; and Grand Prairie, but lost to B.C.’s MVC, Raven’s Attack (AB), Colege Jean Eudes Aigles (Quebec).
Swift Current Indians add Texan
The Swift Current Indians have added a strong starting pitcher.
Ryan Benitez, 6'2, 220 pounds and a right-handed pitcher, is heading to southwest Saskatchewan after a lifetime in the Lone Star State.
“Benitez is another top of the rotation arm. He posted outstanding numbers last summer and was an All-Conference pitcher this past spring. He is an experienced pitcher who has the ability to throw any pitch any count and works both sides of the plate. We are very excited and looking forward to having Ryan on hill for us this summer,” said Indians coach Joe Carnahan.
With his college, Texas A & M Kingsville Benitez, went 7-4 with a 3.99 ERA in 79 innings. Opponents’ batting average was .265 with 81 strike outs and 18 walks.
Texas A&M Kingsville has produced Tribe alums Dan Rogers, Tim Jones and Justin Lee.

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