Archive - May 25, 2012 - Sports Article
CULVER â€” Coming into the Trojansâ€™ Sectional 51 game against Marquette Catholic, Triton head coach Jim Shively had a hunch the outcome would hinge on his playersâ€™ performance at the plate.
The Trojans put up 13 hits and capitalized on some wild pitching by the Blazers to win in a five-inning runs-ahead rule diming, 21-11 at the Culver Community Sectional Friday.
ARGOS â€” Argos standout Patric Shei has signed his letter of intent to play as a midfielderÂ for the Ancilla soccer squad starting this fall.
â€śPatric is a great addition to next yearâ€™s team,â€ť Ancilla Assistant soccer coach Kirk Weiss said. â€śHeâ€™s a local kid from a soccer program with a lot of history.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High Schoolâ€™s Brittany Himes has signed on with Ancilla Womenâ€™s Basketball for the 2012-13 season.
â€śBrittany is a good pick up for us,â€ť said Ancilla head coach Stephanie Beason. â€śSheâ€™s a very heady player and does a lot of the little things on the court. Sheâ€™s also a good role model in the community.â€ť
Himes scored 31 points in her senior season with the Lady Pilgrims and works at the Boys and Girls Club of Plymouth in her spare time.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth senior golfer Mandy McPherron recently signed on to play golf at Trine University. Trine is an NCAA Division III competitor located in Angola. The Thunder wrapped up the fall season with a sixth place finish in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association standings. Trine played host to the NCAA DIII National Womenâ€™s Golf National Championships May 8-11, the first time the school had ever hosted an NCAA national championship event.
John Glenn baseball players watch a game between Culver Military Academy and St. Joseph's prior to their game with Plymouth at Sectional 19 at Bill Nixon Field.
PLYMOUTH â€” The big inning made all the difference at the Plymouth Baseball Sectional Thursday.
St. Josephâ€™s plated four runs in the fifth inning to take a comfortable lead over Culver Military on the way to a 10-4 win in the opener, and Plymouth snapped a 2-2 tie with five runs in the third inning on the way to a 7-2 win over John Glenn in the nightcap at Bill Nixon Field.
The Pilgrims advance to play Jimtown at 11 a.m. Monday, while St. Joe will play Marian in a game following with the championship scheduled for 8 p.m.
JOHN GLENN 2
LAKEVILLE â€” The Class 2A Sectional 35 semifinals for high school boys baseball saw the two extremes of the sport Thursday night. One contest was a pitcherâ€™s duel with a dramatic finish and the other ended by the 10-run rule.
By the end of the evening, Mondayâ€™s noon championship contest was determined and it will be Bremen facing Central Noble after the Lions downed Westview, 2-1, and the Cougars defeated LaVille, 14-4, at Newton Park.
BREMEN 2, WESTVIEW 1
CULVER â€” Culver Communityâ€™s battery supplied ample power during the Cavsâ€™ Class A Sectional 51 baseball opener Thursday.
Junior right-handed pitcher Kyle Vlach turned in a solid complete-game effort and senior catcher Sam Hissong gunned down the potential game-tying run trying to steal second in the bottom of the seventh as the host Cavs eliminated Westville 4-3.
Culver advances to Mondayâ€™s 12:30 p.m. semifinal against the winner of todayâ€™s matchup between Triton and Marquette Catholic. OD faces South Central Monday at 10 a.m. in the other semifinal.
Shook-German beat Shepherd-Collins at CGA
Plymouthâ€™s Andria Shook and Marissa German beat Knoxâ€™s Miranda Shepherd and Chelsea Collins in three sets in the individual doubles tournament at the Culver Girls Tennis Regional Thursday.
Shook and German overcame a 6-3 first set loss to beat Shepherd and Collins 6-0, 6-1 and advance in the IHSAAâ€™s doubles tournament.
â€˘ CULVER TENNIS REGIONAL
At Gable Tennis Complex
Andria Shook-Marissa German (Plymouth) beat Miranda Shepherd-Chelsea Collins (Knox) 3-6, 6-0, 6-1.
Argos falls at South Central
KOKOMO â€” A number of area athletes were led by Bremen freshman Sam Lacher at the Kokomo Boys Track and Field Sectional Thursday.
Lacher placed fifth in the 200 and competed in the 100 in his first season with the Lions after qualifying at the Penn Sectional last Thursday. He also ran the opening leg on Bremenâ€™s eighth-place 1600 relay team.
â€śI think it was really awesome that he was able to accomplish all that as a freshman, and his future looks very bright from here,â€ť said Bremen head track coach Mark Yoder.