Plymouth nips New Prairie in regular-season closer
On Tuesday night, Plymouth hosted New Prairie in a battle of one-loss squads. The Rockies came out on top 29-25 in a thriller at The Rock.
Eric Humphery and Corey Wallace both recorded pinfall wins, and Triston Rodriguez earned a major decision at 132.
Other winners for Plymouth were Osman Solis, Cody Allmon, Kam Markovich, Bodie Neidig, Drew Dodson by DQ, and Aaron Houin by a narrow 3-2 decision in extra time.
Plymouth moved to 25-1 with the regular season-closing win, while New Prairie slipped to 34-2 on the season. The Rockies will compete in the NLC Saturday, with wrestling beginning at 9 a.m.
• PLYMOUTH 29, NEW PRAIRIE 25
106: Eric Humphery (P) pin Tanner Holland 2:59; 113: Osman Solis (P) dec Kyle Garoutte 11-4; 120: Cody Allmon (P) dec. Chris Trent 5-4; 126: Kam Markovich (P) dec. Brad Freestone 12-8; 132: Triston Rodriguez (NP) maj. dec. Eric Brown 13-1; 138: John Trent (NP) dec. Nolan Wright 10-8; 145: Bodie Neidig (P) dec. Kevin Pons 15-10; 152: Cody Macleod (NP) pin Michael Garrity 3:24; 160: Dalton Escobedo (NP) dec. Jeremy Splix 14-6; 170: Wade Young (NP) dec. 8-3; 182: Aaron Houin (P) dec. Dillon Pflughaupt 3-2; 195: Derek Pflughaupt (NP) dec. Vicente Vasquez 6-3; 220: Corey Wallace (P) pin Trevor Moore 2:20; 285: Drew Dodson (P) def. Miguel Ibarra DQ.
Records: Plymouth 25-1, New Prairie 34-2
Plymouth competes at Rochester
Plymouth’s boys swimming and diving team competed at Rochester Tuesday, falling by a score of 132-34.
Conner Mathews took first in diving with a personal best score and season goal of 131.30. He also had a best swim in the 50 free.
In both the Medley relay and 200 free relay the team of Colin Calvert, Jacob Hildebrand, Matthew Pearson and C.C. Bastardo had best times, and Hildebrand also had a PR in the 200 free. Chris Whitley had a best time in the 200 free and Trevor Grimmet continues his streak of PR’s in the 100 free and breaststroke. Matt Pearson swam a lifetime best in the fly, where he took second. Also placing second was Bastardo in the 50 and 100 free, swimming a personal best time in the 100 free.
• ROCHESTER 132, PLYMOUTH 34
200 medley relay: 1. Rochester (Eli Pugh, Wesley Meyer, Jace Bixler, Tanner Powell) 2:03.13, 2. Rochester 2:05.88; 200 freestyle: 1. Patrick Kays (R) 1:53.24, 2. Austin Fultz (R) 2:12.71; 200 individual medley: 1. Jace Bixler (R) 2:20.01, 2. Sawyer Cripe (R) 2:22.68; 50 freestyle: 1. Steven Newton (R) 24.28, 2. CC Bastardo (P) 25.21; Diving: 1. Conner Mathews (P) 131.3 ; 100 butterfly: 1. Sawyer Cripe (R) 1:04.7, 2. Matthew Pearson (P) 1:05.85; 100 freestyle: 1. Wesley Meyer (R) 56.76, 2. Trevor Grimmett (P) 57.12; 500 freestyle: 1. Steven Newton (R) 5:31.89, 2. Austin Fultz (R) 5:58.21; 200 freestyle relay: 1. Rochester (Welsley Meyer, Sawyer Cripe, Kaleb Covelli, Nick Shidler) 1:48.01, 2. Rochester 1:49.14; 100 backstroke: 1. Eli Pugh (R) 1:11.56, 2. Kaleb Covelli (R) 1:11.81; 100 breaststroke: 1. Patrick Kays (R) 1:05.37, 2. Jared Seuferer (R) 1:22.45; 400 freestyle relay: 1. Rochester (Joshua Baker, Logan Youngstrom, Jace Bixler, Patrick Kays) 4:00.2, Rochester 4:20.07.
CMA downs Penn
Culver Military’s boys hockey team jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first period en route to a 7-2 defeat of Penn Wednesday.
Matt Moody, Dante Badalich, Logan Badalich, Colin Dean, Ben Bustria, Dom Meloni and Jonathan Irving all scored goals.
Max Lerman finished with three assists for the Eagles.
• CULVER MILITARY (Varsity A) 7, PENN 2
CMA - Matt Moody (Logan Badalich, Zach Moffett), 14:39.
CMA - Dante Badalich (Carter Radovan, Sage Parin), 12:46.
CMA - Colin Dean (Max Lerman), 4:39.
CMA - Ben Bustria (Lerman), 4:29.
CMA - Dom Meloni (Lerman), 3:24.
CMA - Jonathan Irving (Moody, Parin), 1:06.
P - CJ Banashak, 8:46.
CMA - L. Badalich (Moody), 6:12.
P - Nathan Porolese, 1:46.
Shots on goal: Penn 12, CMA 35. Saves: Riley Vandevoorde (P) 28, Lucas Merrick (CMA) 10.
Men’s college basketball
Chargers best Bruins on the road
Outscoring the Bruins of Kellogg Community College, 87-63, the Ancilla College men’s basketball team improved their Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) record to 4-2 and 7-10 overall.
After the first 20 minutes, the Chargers and Bruins were tied at 42. Throughout the second half, Ancilla took charge and maintained the advantage until the end.
Freshman guard Andrenos Powell was the top scoring Charger with 29 points. Demetrius Adams put up twelve points and Juwan Johnson added 11 points of his own for Ancilla. Charger sophomores Jay Feltson and Jakyah Qaiyim combined for 20 points, with 10 apiece.
The Vikings of Glen Oaks Community College will travel to Plymouth where the Chargers will host them on Weds. at 7:30 p.m.
Women’s college basketball
Bruins beat Chargers
The Bruins of Kellogg Community College were victorious over the Lady Chargers of Ancilla College by a score of 61-51.
As the first half concluded, Ancilla trailed by seven. Midway through the second half, the Chargers gained the advantage, but KCC managed to reclaim the lead, as the final three minutes counted down.
Ancilla’s Hope Wagner and Brittany Himes combined for 26 points, scoring 10 and 16, respectively. Charger freshman Taylor Kuhnle led on both sides of the ball, recording 18 points and 16 total rebounds.
Ancilla played the best defense its has all season in the first 30 minutes of the game, which is what allowed the team to take the lead in the second half, but the Chargers couldn’t capitalize on open shots in the second half.
The Lady Chargers return for home action, hosting Glen Oaks Community College on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.