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PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Post 27 Diamond Spyders are alive again in the American Legion State Baseball Tournament.
After falling in double-elimination at their home sectional last week, the Spyders have been invited back as they host the regional round of tourney play at Bill Nixon Field this weekend. The Spyders will replace Richmond Post 65, which was forced to withdraw from the regional earlier this week.
Post 27 will take on Bristol Post 143 in a nightcap scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday following the tourney opener between Kokomo Post 6 and Highland Post 180 at 4 p.m.
LaVille golfers win in Goshen
A pair of LaVille golfers brought home wins from a Mountain Dew Junior Tour event in Goshen Wednesday.
Zach Gurtner earned his second win in two days with a 3-over 74 at Maplecrest Country Club, topping the boys 17-19 division just a day after his even-par 72 trumped the field at The Brassie in Chesterton. Lauren Read, playing in the 15-16 age group, shot an 86 to win in
Goshen on Wednesday as well.
Plymouth track and cross country athletes Meagan Fisher and Mason Reed recently returned home from the Down Under Track and Field Meet in Sydney, Australia earlier this month.
In this photo sent by the Fisher family, the duo pose with their medals at the tail end of the three-day meet.
Fisher, a 2013 PHS grad who will run for Bethel College beginning this fall, brought home two bronze medals in the 4x400 relay and the open 400, where she ran a 60.9. But her best finish was in the open 800, where her time of 2:16.6 won her the gold.
She also finished fourth in the womenâ€™s 18-19 high jump.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Rockie Junior Football League is seeking former players who can help coach in the league this fall. Anyone interested, please contact PHS Head Football Coach John Barron at 574-780-0328.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth High School boys basketball team will hold its first annual Pilgrim Boys Basketball Golf Outing on Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Plymouth Country Club. The outing will commence with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.
Cost is $80 per golfer or $320 per foursome. There is a reduced price of $70 per golfer for any former Pilgrim player or coach.
Plymouth Post 27 got off to a 1-1 start at the American Legion Baseball Sectional at Bill Nixon Field on Friday and Saturday.
Post 27 opened with a 12-1 loss to Highland Post 180 but bounced back with a 7-4 win over Mishawaka Post 161. Complete results from the tournament were not available at time of press deadline, but the Diamond Spyders will be eligible to play in the regional tournament this weekend as hosts of that tourney.
WALKERTON â€” Three John Glenn students received third place in the Scholastic Clay and Target Program (SCTP) State Championships at the Kosko Conservation Club in Warsaw on June 30.
Isaac Keldsen, Thomas Rudecki and Sydney Carson competed in the American Style Skeet and Sporting Clays on June 29 and June 30, respectively.
â€śWe were a little disappointed because we all could have shot better,â€ť commented Keldsen. â€ś We were less than 15 targets from first place, which we win almost every year.â€ť
BREMEN â€” Itâ€™s been almost 10 years since a tragic accident took the lives of Carey Jones, Casey Miller and Chad Beeson, volunteers for the Bremen High School football team who were killed by a drunk driver coming home from a playoff game on October 24, 2003.Â A scholarship was established for the three men called the 3 Câ€™s Memorial Scholarship, and 10 years later, there have now been 30 winners from 14 different schools honored with the scholarships.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Post 27 Diamond Spyders lost big in a rematch with Patriot Tourney champ Bristol Post 143, with a final score of 17-1 in eight innings at Bill Nixon Field Tuesday night.
Cain Crowley led the game off for Bristol with a double. With one out, Diamond Spyders pitcher Kyle Liedtky walked two straight batters, loading the bases. Then Brock Logan hit a sac fly, bringing Crowley home for 1 of his 3 RBIs on the night. The next batter up, Mason Eldridge, singled into left, bringing in two more. From that point on, Bristol never looked back, scoring runs in all but two innings.
Junior Tour results
The Marshall County Junior Golf Tour made a stop at Round Barn Golf Course in Rochester Tuesday. Plymouth-area golfers had several top finishes, as John Schenk, Grant Clady and Richard Cooper finished in order in second through fourth place in the Boys 14-15 division Northfieldâ€™s Braydon Schindler, while Matt Gerard and Andrew Himes finished first and second in the boys 10-11 group, respectively, with scores of 33 and 34, and St. Michaelâ€™s golfer John Oliver shot a 29 five strokes back of boys 8-9 winner Gavin Butler of Triton.