Bremen beats up Bethany
Wes Burkholder and Pedro Lopez combined for a one-hitter, and Eric Knepper hit a grand slam for Bremen, which made short work of the Bruins on the road at Bethany Christian Tuesday, 13-0.
Burkholder helped his own cause with two hits, including a triple, while Bobby Cornett also finished with two hits, one a double, and three RBI.
Burkholder surrendered no hits and five walks with four strikeouts in three innings for the win, the Lions’ second of the week.
Bremen plays host to Plymouth tonight in a game scheduled for 5 p.m.
• BREMEN 13, BETHANY CHRISTIAN 0 (5 inn.)
Bremen: (10)30 00 — 13 8 0
Bethany: 000 00 — 0 1 0
WP: Wes Burkholder (W), Pedro Lopez (4); LP: Schlabach.
2B: Bobby Cornett (B)
3B: Burkholder (B), Drew Coffel (B)
HR: Eric Knepper (B)
CMA shells Morgan
Culver Military plated six runs in the third and fourth innings, and the Eagles handed host Morgan Township a 9-3 defeat Tuesday.
Kyle Bartelman, Colin Dean, Trent Kolden and Colin Raver all doubled for CMA, which out-hit the home team 9-3. Dean also finished with three RBI and Raver drove in two runs as the Eagles opened at 2-0.
• CULVER MILITARY 9, MORGAN TOWNSHIP 3
At Morgan Township
CMA: 013 320 0 — 9 8 1
MT: 100 110 0 — 3 2 5
Kyle Bartelman, Drew Schroeder (3, W), Colin Dean (5), Zach Moffett (7); Will Swisher, Ryan Klikus (3, L), Joe Doughtery (5).
2B: Bartelman (CMA), Dean (CMA), Trent Kolden (CMA), Colin Raver (CMA), Swisher (MT).
Records: CMA 2-0
Knox sweeps Triton
Knox opened its Northern State Conference slate with a dominant 5-0 sweep of Triton Tuesday.
The Lady Redskins won in straight sets on all courts against their NSC rivals.
In a tight 2 singles match, Kayla Bailey beat Carrie Slabaugh 6-3, 6-4 in the closest score of the meet. In another close decision on the 2 doubles court, Jenna Landrum and Kylie Bridegroom trumped Cassie Irons and Michal Scherer-Berry 6-2, 6-3.
• KNOX 5, TRITON 0
SINGLES: 1. Kelsey Thomas beat Kaelyn Mason 6-2, 6-2; 2. Kayla Bailey beat Carrie Slabaugh 6-3, 6-4; 3. Brittney Fletcher beat Shayla May 6-2, 6-1
doubles: 1. Chelsea Collins-Miranda Shepherd beat Marissa Ross-Savannah Baker 6-2, 6-0; 2. Jenna Landrum-Kylie Bridegroom beat Cassie Irons-Michal Scherer-Berry 6-2, 6-3.
JV score: Knox 2, Triton 0
LaVille opens with loss to Rochester
LaVille’s girls tennis team opened its season with a 5-0 loss to visiting Rochester Tuesday night in Lakeville.
Alexis Kertai extended her 2 singles opponent to nine games in the second set before succumbing 6-1, 6-3, and Bailey Frick and Kelsi Watts won four games at No. 1 doubles in the most competitive scores of the meet.
• ROCHESTER 5, LaVILLE 0
SINGLES: 1. Maddie Lewis beat Kaitlyn Haisley 6-2, 6-1; 2. Shelby Bankson beat Alexis Kertai 6-1, 6-3; 3. Brooke Ewing beat Tabitha Lymburner 6-1, 6-1.
DOUBLES: 1. Adrian Paulik-Caitlyn Patterson beat Bailey Frick-Kelsi Watts 6-2, 6-2; 2. Aubrey Franklin-Katlyn Bugno beat Katie Simmons-Kayla Hoober 6-1, 6-2.
Records: LaVille 0-1
JV score: Rochester 4, LaVille 2