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PLYMOUTH â€” While Plymouthâ€™s Pilgrims took a step forward, they still took only a split as they were able to shut out Fort Wayne Wayne by a 6-0 final but fell in the final to Penn 11-4 at their home tourney Saturday.
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Jacob Frantz was masterful in a four-hit shut out as Plymouth took a game one Plymouth Tourney win over Ft. Wayne Wayne (5-10) by a final of 6-0.
Plymouth wins LaPorte Tourney, sweeps Lowell
The Plymouth girls tennis team beat both South Bend Washington and host LaPorte 4-1 to win the LaPorte Tournament Saturday. The Lady Pilgrims capped off the busy day with a 5-0 shutout of Lowell.
Plymouthâ€™s wins came at 1 and 3 singles and 1 and 2 doubles in both LaPorte Tourney matches, while Mikayla German fell in two super tiebreakers at 2 singles.
DUNLAP â€“ The story of Plymouthâ€™s baseball season could be the story of one inning.
On the road Plymouth once again couldnâ€™t overcome one big inning â€” a seven-run Concord second â€” in falling to the Minutemen by a 10-4 final. It was the second time this season Plymouth fell prey to a big Concord inning after the Pilgrims surrendered eight runs in the third inning of a 12-0 home loss to the Minutemen April 17.
The Minutemen (9-3) plated seven in the second off Plymouth starter Bailey Clark in his first start of the season.
BOURBON â€” The John Glenn Falcons played a near perfect game in all three phases as they routed the Triton Trojans 11-0 on the Trojansâ€™ home turf Friday night.
Senior Mark Einhorn threw a one-hitter with nine strikeouts and one walk, with the lone hit not coming until the sixth inning, and the Falcons played solid defense behind him, not committing a single error in the game.
Plymouth, NorthWood, Bremen, LaVille compete at Kelly Relays
Plymouthâ€™s boys track team rounded out the field in seventh place in the A Division at the Kelly Boys Track Relays Friday night, while NorthWood finished fifth in the division, Bremen was third in the B Division standings, and LaVille was sixth in the small school division.
Plymouthâ€™s top finisher was Dan Samuelson as he won both the discus and the shot put with respective throws of 143â€™2â€ť and 51â€™3â€ť.
BOURBON â€” For four innings, Culver Girls Academy hung tough with Triton.
But in the end, the Lady Trojansâ€™ big second inning proved more than enough for the visitors.
Triton batters collected eight hits for nine runs batting through the order in the bottom of the second, and Hannah Jenningsâ€™ two-run double in the bottom of the fifth sealed CGAâ€™s fate, 13-3 in five innings in Bourbon Thursday.
â€śWeâ€™ve been struggling hitting the ball, but this week weâ€™ve hit the ball decent,â€ť said Triton softball coach Steve McBride.
Carpenter sets school record for Triton
Quentyn Carpenter set a nine-hole school record, and Tritonâ€™s boys golf team beat out a four-team field at Rozella-Ford Thursday.
Carpenterâ€™s 3-under-par 32 set a new program low for the Trojans, while number three Tanner Shepherd shot a strong 38, Ryan Rapp carded 39, and Lucas Shafer turned in a 40 as Triton beat out its next closest competitor, Bremen 149-188.
PLYMOUTH â€” When senior sprinter Sam Stevensâ€™ season ended with a pulled hamstring over the weekend, Plymouth boys track coach John Barron knew his team would be in for an uphill battle with Wawasee.
Add to that a number of personal bests by the Warriors at Wednesdayâ€™s Northern Lakes Conference dual meet, and the Pilgrims couldnâ€™t quite get it done in a 75-57 Senior Night loss.
CULVER â€”Â The Zeller name is currently one of the biggest in basketball, and organizers plan to bring to bring some of that excitement to Culver June 5 through 7 for a Zeller family-sponsored youth camp open to anyone entering 4th through 9th grade.
ELKHART â€” What a difference a day made as Plymouthâ€™s Pilgrims came back from a tough conference loss at home to take a big win on the road over Elkhart Memorial 10-7.
â€śWe battled and got a win; itâ€™s a team we got beat by earlier in the year, and thatâ€™s what itâ€™s about,â€ť said Plymouth head coach Ryan Wolfe. â€śWeâ€™d like to win two, but if you canâ€™t weâ€™ll take it.â€ť