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Herbster powers LaVille past Triton
LaVille jumped out to a 4-0 lead then rallied back from a 6-4 deficit with three runs in the fifth and sixth innings in a 10-7 defeat of visiting Triton Monday.
Quentin Herbster went 4-for-4 with two RBI and scored three runs, and Justin Baker and Trenton Priser both doubled for LaVille, which moved to 2-2 in the Northern State Conference and 5-6 overall.
Zak Shively took the loss on the mound relieving Bryson Mosier in the fifth of the error-filled contest, which featured a combined 10 miscues by both teams.
â€˘ LaVILLE 10, TRITON 7
Bremen sophomore Jacob Bennitt moved to 2-0 on the season going six innings giving up five hits with nine strikeouts for three earned runs as the Lions handed Culver a Northern State Conference loss Wednesday.
Plymouthâ€™s Kelly Hoeffler won in three sets to clinch the Lady Pilgrims a narrow 3-2 win over visiting NorthWood Thursday, Plymouthâ€™s first in the Northern Lakes Conference.
ROYAL CENTER â€” The Plymouth softball team experienced both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat during a road trip to Royal Center on Saturday in games against Pioneer and Whiting.
The agony of defeat would come first for Plymouth in dropping a 2-1, eight-inning heartbreaker to Pioneer in the opening game of the day. The Lady Pilgrims would bounce back with a last at-bat victory of their own, though, downing Whiting 4-3 on a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh by April Hampton.
Bremen goes 3-0 at home invite
The Lady Lions won all three of their matches at their home tennis invitational Saturday, beating North Judson and Bethany Christian 4-1 and blanking Tippecanoe Valley to move to 5-2 on the season.
Morgan Smith went unbeaten at 1 singles, earning three straight-set victories, as did Alexa Harshbarger and Andrea Stehler at 2 doubles, while Hanna Arch and Jenessa Morris were unbeaten at 1 doubles with two straight-set wins and a 10-7 super tiebreaker win against Bethanyâ€™s Paige Wheeler and Pooja Patel.
â€˘ BREMEN TENNIS INVITATIONAL
DONALDSON â€”Â Dylan Martin had just returned to his apartment from school when he and some of his fellow Ancilla College baseball teammates heard reports of bad storms heading for Indiana.
Martin, who grew up in Borden near Henryville in southern Indiana, called home to check on his family. No one answered, so he called his grandmother, who informed him that they were in the midst of the severe weather. As the reports of the devastation reached him, Martin felt helpless when he learned that several of his friends and neighbors had lost their homes.
PLYMOUTH â€” Rookie of the Year Cody Coughlin, defending USAC Mopar D1 Midget Series champion 16-year-old Taylor Ferns and her Lorz Motorsports teammate, Nate Caruth will compete against defending 2011 JEGS/CRA All-Star Tour champion Erik Jones and 30 other drivers at the â€śEric Saunders, I Can, I Will 100â€ť this weekend when the series kicks off at the Plymouth Speedway Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth baseball team lost its second straight game last night, but it wasnâ€™t because the effort wasnâ€™t there.
After getting down six runs in the first two innings the Pilgrims started to chip away at the Logansport lead but just couldnâ€™t get that one timely hit that could turn the tables in their favor, ultimately losing 8-6.
PLYMOUTH â€” With so much on the line, it was an emotional win, and one the Lady Pilgrims needed badly.
As Plymouth and NorthWood players surrounded the No. 1 singles court, Kelly Hoeffler clinched her third set over Kennedy Walter, and with it the Pilgrims claimed a narrow 3-2 win over visiting Northern Lakes Conference foe NorthWood at Centennial Park Thursday.
Plymouth competes at Goshen 3-way
Plymouthâ€™s boys track team fell to a dominant Northridge squad and host Goshen in a three-way Northern Lakes Conference meet on the road Thursday.
Dan Samuelson won the discus throw and finished second in the shot put, while Adam Lacefield was second in the discus, Michael Hartman finished second in the 200-meter dash, Mason Reed was third in the 400, and Matt Lee was third in the 800 for the Pilgrims.
â€˘ NORTHRIDGE 97, PLYMOUTH 35; GOSHEN 109, PLYMOUTH 23; GOSHEN 85, NORTHRIDGE 47