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May 7th, 2012
Plymouth freshman Allie Wright capped off a conference unbeaten streak in the 400-meter dash as the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ concluded the Northern Lakes Conference dual meet season with a three-way home meet against Northridge and Goshen last Tuesday.
PLYMOUTH â€” It was a case of Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde for the Plymouth Pilgrim baseball team in its own invitational tournament on Saturday.
The Pilgrims played well in a 7-5 victory in the first game of the day versus the Penn Kingsmen but after a long lay-off between games they seemed to lose focus and lost in the championship game to Crown Point 14-2.
PLYMOUTH 7, PENN 5
Joe Dragani made the best of his second varsity start on the mound Saturday against Penn.
Triton wins LaVille invite
Quentyn Carpenter led the field with a 1-under-par 71 at Sprig Oâ€™Mint, and the Trojans beat out host LaVille by six strokes for the championship at the LaVille Invitational Saturday.
John Glenn was fourth with a score of 343, Bremen was sixth with a 365, and Oregon-Davis rounded out the 10-team field with a 477.
Austin Kanarr shot a 74, Chandler Slone carded a 77, and Tanner Shepherd shot an 83 for the Trojans.
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
PLYMOUTH â€” The Pilgrims battled back at the plate, but wild pitching in the third and fourth innings proved too much to come back from in a 9-7 Northern Lakes Conference loss to Elkhart Memorial Wednesday.
Plymouth sophomore starter Riley Cartwright surrendered four walks with a hit batsman, while catcherâ€™s interference cost another run as the visiting Chargers put up a five spot in the top of the third to grab a 6-1 lead, and another four walks by reliever Jacob Frantz cost two more runs in the fourth.