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September 28th, 2011
Plymouth is looking to snap a two-game skid against a tough Concord squad, while Bremen tries to keep its perfect season intact on the road at Knox, and Triton hosts LaVille in a match-up of winless Northern State Conference teams as Week 7 of the football season gets underway Friday.
After a 3-1 start to the season, the Rockies (3-3, 2-2 NSC) are reeling from a pair of losses on the road at Elkhart Memorial and Wawasee in Weeks 5 and 6. But the squad seems ready to bounce back for its homecoming match-up against the Northern Lakes Conference-leading Minutemen (4-2, 3-0) this week.
BREMEN â€” As the 45th Annual Boys State Tennis Tournament gets underway today, a pair of area teams are looking to continue some impressive runs.
Plymouth is looking for its 15th straight sectional championship at the Bremen tournament, while Culver Military Academy is seeking an eighth consecutive title at the Culver Academies tilt. Both programs are vying for their 22nd overall sectional championship.
Plymouth wins at Glenn
Plymouth brought home a three-set win from John Glenn Tuesday, 25-23, 25-19, 25-16.
The Lady Pilgrims were led offensively by Marissa Germanâ€™s 10 kills, Andria Shookâ€™s eight and Amber Redingerâ€™s seven as well as Mikayla Germanâ€™s two aces and Shookâ€™s one.
Haley Harrell passed out 16 assists to Plymouth attackers at the game, while Shook recorded seven digs and two block assists in the win, which brings the Pilgrims to an even 12-12.
â€˘Â PLYMOUTH 3, JOHN GLENN 0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-16)
BREMEN â€” This yearâ€™s Northern State Conference race was a fight to the finish.
The NSC tennis title boiled down to the last match of the tournament as Triton 2 doubles tandem Wil Rettinger and Jackson Downing handed Knoxâ€™s Joe Clabaugh and Cody Fletcher a split set, 6-2, 6-7(3), 6-2 defeat under the lights at DeSantis Courts in Bremen.
With a possible three-way tie hanging in the balance, the 2 doubles win clinched Triton a second-place finish at the tourney behind meet champion Bremen, good enough to cement the Trojans their first-ever Northern State Conference tennis title outright.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” The IHSAA has announced the tournament pairings and times for the 45th Annual Boys State Tennis Tournament and the pairings for the first two-class state soccer tournaments for both boys and girls with the times to be determined by the host schools later this week.
A record-high field of 292 boys teams and 253 girls teams are entered as the 18th Annual IHSAA Soccer State Tournaments are set to begin next Monday and run through next Saturday, Oct. 8, while 303 teams around the state will begin vying for the crown in the boys tennis series starting this Wednesday.
LaVille rallies past Adams
LaVille rallied back from a 1-0 halftime deficit to beat visiting Adams 2-1 at home at Newton Park Monday.
Nina Zeiger scored the equalizer on a penalty kick in the 45th minute, and Jesse Feitzâ€™s solo goal in the 60th minute proved to be the golden goal for the Lady Lancers.
Abbie McBride made six saves in goal to preserve the win for LaVille.
â€˘ LaVILLE 2, ADAMS 1
Adams â€”Â Butcher, 38th minute
LaVille â€” Nina Zeiger (PK), 45th minute
LaVille â€”Â Jesse Feitz, 60th minute
Shots: LaVille 9, Adams 8
KENDALLVILLE â€” A trio of area golfers finished out their seasons as the weather nearly derailed the East Noble Girls Golf Regional Saturday.
Plymouthâ€™s Emily Berger shot a 98, while Tritonâ€™s Sydney Gochenour carded a 97, and Culver Girls Academyâ€™s Mackenzie Toth shot a 99 in the persistent drizzle at Noble Hawk.
Led by Heidi Morganthalerâ€™s round of 78, NorthWood found itself in contention to advance with a 368 as lightning delayed the regional tilt for several hours, and darkness eventually forced the suspension of play with several teams set to resume their rounds today.
PLYMOUTH â€” A penalty kick on a controversial call left Plymouth down two goals and chasing visiting Northridge, and the Rockies lost an eventual 5-1 Northern Lakes Conference decision to the Raiders at Kindt Soccerplex Saturday.
Plymouth went into the half trailing 1-0 after Steven Hooley scored on a Cameron Miller assist in the gameâ€™s 15th minute, but it was Millerâ€™s pk in the 43rd minute that put Plymouth into press mode, and Northridge capitalized with two more goals during an eight-minute span between the gameâ€™s 50th and 58th minutes to put the game out of reach.
John Glennâ€™s Josh Anderson rushed for 234 yards and five touchdowns in the Falconsâ€™ 48-21 victory over Culver Military Academy Friday at Glenn.
NorthWoodâ€™s Cynthia Medina won the girls closed race at the prestigious Culver Academies Cross Country Invitational Saturday with a time of 19:09.