Archive - May 4, 2012 - Sports Article
Plymouth baseball fans cheer on the Pilgrims during a fifth-inning rally in a home game with Concord Friday.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Plymouth Pilgrims have found some interesting ways to win game at home this season, and Fridayâ€™s contest with the Concord Minutemen was no exception.
This time, however, it wasnâ€™t a new way to win.
In a situation eerily similar to last Fridayâ€™s 5-4 victory over the NorthWood Panthers, the Pilgrims used a pick-off attempt to score the winning run in a 6-5 Northern Lakes Conference victory at Bill Nixon Field.
Culver earns 1st win vs Bremen
Culver plated two runs in the bottom of the seventh, and the Cavaliers earned their first win of the season 7-6 over Northern State Conference foe Bremen Friday night at home.
Randy Cline got the win on the mound relieving Kyle Vlach in the fifth as Bremen jumped out to a 5-4 lead in the first five frames.
Lions closer Nate Leeper took the loss taking over for Jacob Bennitt in the seventh.
Sean Knepper homered for Bremen, while Tyler Coffel, Ben Coxey and Eric Knepper all doubled for the visitors.
FRANKLIN â€” Plymouth alumna Allison Bayley will join the Franklin College womenâ€™s golf team next week as its makes its return to the NCAA Division III Championship.
Franklin will compete in the 2012 nationals at Zollner Golf Course at Trine University in Angola beginning Tuesday. It is the first time since 2010 the Grizzlies qualified for a team berth to the tournament and the programâ€™s fourth trip to the DIII finals overall.
LAKEVILLE â€” Knox got an emotional lift from its freshman No. 1 singles stand-in, and the Lady Redskins swept host LaVille 5-0 in a Northern State Conference girls tennis meet in Lakeville Thursday.
Brittany Fletcher filled in for usual No. 1 Shelby Gilbert, putting LaVille senior Brittney Haisley away 6-1, 6-2 in a quick two-setter for Knoxâ€™s first match point of the evening, and the Redskins went on to claim straight set wins on all courts.
Bettcher powers Lancers over Culver
Five different LaVille players finished with two RBI each, and the Lancers beat Culver 12-8 in a Northern State Conference game Thursday at Culver.
Ryan Bettcher went 4-for-5 at the plate with three stolen bases and three runs. He was one of five different Lancers who doubled, along with Quentin Herbster, Dalton Sauer, Anthony Singleton and Jason Duerring.
Culver fell behind 9-2 in the first two frames and never fully recovered. George Alvarado doubled and Collin Stevens took the loss on the mound.
â€˘ LaVILLE 12, CULVER 8