Anna Moehn and Drew Curtis
Swimming: Anna Moehn
The Summers-Port swim team of Godfrey continues to excel and Moehn is one reason the Sharks are percolating.
Moehn, 10, a fifth-grader at Ss. Peter and Paul School in Alton, has supplied victories in numerous events this summer. Summers-Port went unbeaten in SWISA competition and snagged the tournament championship Sunday.
She recently set the team record in the 100-yard freestyle. Moehn, also a member of the successful Tidalwaves team, has qualified for multiple events in the upcoming Long Course Championships in Oklahoma City.
Moehn started swimming competitively when she was 5 years old and said she loves to swim. For the last two years, she has participated in the Showcase Classic at Clearwater, Fla. Moehn ranked fifth overall in her age group. She made it to the finals in 10 events.
Baseball: Drew Curtis
When the Metro East Bears Senior Legion team needs a key hit, they turn to Drew Curtis, the big bat in their potent lineup.
Curtis, an Edwardsville High graduate, played for the Post 199 baseball team that won the Illinois Legion finals last year in Trenton. And he has picked up where he left off for the Bears, a team with players from six high schools and various colleges.
Thus far this season, Curtis has connected for six home runs, including a pair in the District 22 playoff win over Highland last week at Hopkins Field in Moore Park. He bats third in the Bears’ order and is regarded as the most dangerous hitter in the seven-team district.
Also a quality pitcher, Curtis has emerged as a top-flight closer for the Bears, earning several saves this season. He has transferred to Southern Illinois University Carbondale and will be eligible to play for the Salukis during their 2016 season.