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INDIANAPOLIS â€” Culver Girls Academy lacrosse team captured its sixth state title in 11 years with a 9-8 win over Carmel Saturday.
Erin Thomas scored a goal off a pass from Kelsi Carr with 3:34 left to break an 8-8 tie. The Eagles led at halftime, 5-3, and led 7-4 after a Morgan Osborn goal. But Carmel slowly climbed back and tied the game with under five minutes remaining.
The Eagles were able to win the draw and run the clock down to 39 seconds before turning the ball over, but goalie Clair Fay gathered up the Carmel shot and ran out the clock to preserve the win.
PLYMOUTH â€” With the summer upon us, the baseball season is in full swing and Plymouth Jr. League Baseball and the PHS baseball program are hoping to get some other local players into the game.
Local coaches and players are putting together a special needs baseball camp on June 15 from 10 a.m. to noon on the C-League diamond east of the Plymouth Community Pool in Centennial Park. The camp will teach baseball skills to kids with disabilities, ages 6 to 12. Participants will get personal instruction from coaches and peers in hitting, fielding, defensive skills and more.
Cavs close at Caston
Culver Community struck first but couldnâ€™t hold on in a 4-1 loss to North White at the Class A Caston Baseball Regional Saturday.
WINONA LAKE â€”Â Last spring, Tritonâ€™s boys golf team lost on a fifth-score tiebreaker to the host Tigers for the championship at the Warsaw Sectional, and the Trojans entered Fridayâ€™s 2013 tournament-opener at Stonehenge with hopes of avenging that narrow loss.
They ultimately fell a score short once more, albeit this time without the need for a tiebreaker.
Warsaw edged Triton by a stroke, 314-315 for top team honors, while Columbia City carded 319 to claim the third and final team berth to next Thursdayâ€™s regional round of play at Stonehenge.
BLOOMINGTON â€” A couple hundred athletes competed at the IHSAA boys state track finals Friday night.
But thereâ€™s no question which was the most surprised medal winner.
â€śI really donâ€™t know where that came from,â€ť said Glenn junior Hunter Schuman, who broke his own personal best by over two feet to finish ninth in the shot put.
â€śI didnâ€™t really expect to medal,â€ť said Schuman. â€śI was just happy to be here.â€ť
Competing in the first flight of the preliminary round, Schuman pitched the iron ball 54 feet, 6-3/4 inches before a full house at the Indiana University track in Bloomington.
SOUTH BEND â€” While the Lancers and the Falcons bowed out of the team golf tournament Friday, both squadâ€™s saw golfers earn individual berths to next weekâ€™s regional round of play at Erskine Golf Course.
Tyler Prentkowski of Glenn and LaVilleâ€™s Cameron Gurtner both advanced as top three individuals from non-aSOUTH BEND â€” While the Lancers and the Falcons bowed out of the team golf tournament Friday, both squadâ€™s saw golfers earn individual berths to next weekâ€™s regional round of play at Erskine Golf Course.
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.