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PLYMOUTH â€” Culver Militaryâ€™s lineup has been finding ways to hit its way out of trouble all season long. After a 12-inning marathon win over Jimtown in the Plymouth Sectional semifinal Tuesday night, the hits finally dried up In Wednesdayâ€™s championship game.
St. Joe jumped out to a fast start with four runs in the top of the first, and CMA managed just four total hits against the Indians pitching staff of Connor Sweeney and Brad Hartman in an eventual 9-2 loss at Bill Nixon Field.
Bremen splits on 5th score
Goshen beat out Bremenâ€™s boys golf team on a fifth score tiebreaker as the Lions split a triangular meet at Maplecrest Country Club Tuesday.
Kevin Woodyard and Micah Knoblock turned in a pair of 39s to lead the Lions, Kerry Herman fired off a 42 in the five spot, Sky Allen shot 47, and Bremen beat out Bethany Christian 167-234 to move to 14-9 on the season. Brad Fosterâ€™s 51 fell seven strokes back of Goshenâ€™s Nate Gingerich as the Lions took the narrow loss to Goshen.
â€˘Â BREMEN 167, GOSHEN 167, BETHANY CHRISTIAN 234
At Maplecrest CC
CULVER â€” Culver Communityâ€™s young baseball team opened the year with just one win in its first 13 games. Fast forward to Tuesday, and the Cavaliers are sectional champions.
Collin Stevens scattered six hits pitching a complete-game shutout, Nick Pritz scored both of the Cavsâ€™ runs, and the home team got back on top, 2-0 over Triton at Class A Sectional 51 in Culver Tuesday night.
MONROE â€” Kara Keller hit a walk-off home run batting in the eighth spot in the Adams Central lineup, and the host Jets handed visiting Bremen a heartbreaking 5-2 loss in regional play in Monroe Tuesday night.
The Lady Lions led 2-1 going into the bottom of the seventh, but two errors put runners on first and third, Jets pitcher Sydnee Peterson scored the tying run on Liz Luginbillâ€™s bloop single to the right side of the infield, and Kellerâ€™s three-run shot straight out to center gave Adams Central the repeat regional championship.
Kolden lifts CMA in 12
Trent Kolden came through with a pair of big hits for Culver Military, and the Eagles outlasted Jimtown 13-12 in a 12-inning marathon win at the Class 3A Plymouth Baseball Sectional Tuesday.
Koldenâ€™s RBI double in the bottom of the ninth gave the Eagles new life, and hist walk-off homer in the 12th pushed CMA into the championship game opposite St. Joe today.
The win came on the heels of another extra-inning victory over Mishawaka Marian, a 6-5, eight-inning affair last Friday.
Bremen freshman Drew Coffel's three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Lions past the host Warriors, 8-7, for the Class 2A Westview Baseball Sectional championship on Monday night.
Lady Lions freshman ace Chelsea Huppert earned a trio of pitching wins, and she homered twice in the championship game of the 2A Westview Softball Sectional as Bremen beat LaVille 13-1 last Thursday.
PLYMOUTH â€” It always feels pretty rewarding when a coach can send one of his players on to the next level. When itâ€™s to that coachâ€™s own alma mater, it can be pretty special.
Plymouth basketball coach Ryan Bales got to pass the torch to one of his Pilgrims last Friday as David Lee signed on to play basketball at Bethel College.
Lions top Westview in 8 for sectional title
Three days after the Bremen softball team earned a sectional title at Westview, the Lions baseball team followed suit with a thrilling 8-7 sectional championship win in eight innings over the host Warriors at the Class 2A Westview Baseball Sectional Monday.
The two teams were locked in a 5-5 tie at the end of regulation before Westview jumped ahead with a pair of runs in the top of the eighth inning.
NEW YORK, NY â€” Plymouth Olympian Morgan Uceny will run in the 1500 meters today at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York City. TV coverage is to be live on NBC from 1 to 3 p.m. EST.
Having begun her training three months later than usual, Uceny is not expecting to win at todayâ€™s race but is instead hoping to hit a target time. After the raceâ€™s conclusion she will fly back to Louborough, England, where she now lives and trains before traveling to Rome to compete on June 6.