Monday, September 9, 2013

WWC Timbersports Second Place at North Carolina Mountain State Fair Lumberjack Competition

The Warren Wilson College Timbersports Team lost to Haywood Community College at the 2013 North Carolina Mountain State Fair Lumberjack Competition 112-104. It was a very close meet that had each team alternating leads until the last couple of heats, at which time Haywood pulled ahead for good.
The Teams
It was a fun meet and a good time was had by everyone from both teams. The day featured a rematch of Caleb Hawkins and Ben Knicely from the Stihl Regional Qualifier and pitted the coaching wits of Haywood alum and Warren Wilson Forest Manager Shawn Swartz against Warren Wilson alum and Haywood Instructor Kesi Stoneking.
Morgan Martin and Hannah Billian Win the Waterboil
The WWC Timbersports Team took first place in Female Stock Saw, Female Underhand Chop, Water Boil, Jack and Jill Crosscut, Jill and Jill Crosscut, and Cookie Cut. The team finished second place in Male Stock Saw, Pulp Toss, Double Buck Crosscut, Log Roll, Male Underhand Chop, Single Buck Crosscut, and Standing Block. They also received a third place finish in Double Buck Crosscut and Bolt Split, and fourth place in Water Boil, Male Underhand, and Bolt Split.
Morgan Martin Wins Female Underhand Chop