Area digest 8/2

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Swimmer Scott captures two firsts

Susan Beth Scott of Cape Girardeau won the 50- and 400-meter freestyle events Friday at the Can Am Para Swimming Championships in Edmonton, Alberta.

She touched the wall in 29.17 seconds to win the 50 and finished in 4:38.05 to win the 400. She beat Canada's Anne Polinario, the gold medalist at the Beijing Paralympics, in the 50. Her 400 time moved her into second in the world rankings.

Kiefner earns medalist honors

Luanne Kiefner was the medalist at the Cape Girardeau Country Club's Women's Golf Association's weekly outing.

Kiefner and Betty Michel tied for first place.

Moll brings home championship

Ella Moll took first place in the short stirrup division at the Dublin Farms Charity Horse Show in St. Louis to pace the Fox Run Stable riding team.

Moll, 11, rode Puff Daddy. She also took second in the Dublin medal class and furminator class.

Sarah Bednar took third in the beginning rider division while Andrew LaFoe was fifth in the furminator class.

Jordan Richmond took fourth in the model hunter division.

-- From staff reports

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