Argos bows out
The Argos softball team bowed out with a 13-2 loss to host South Central in the Sectional 51 opener Monday night in Union Mills.
South Central now advances to face the winner of Monday’s other quarterfinal between Westville and Marquette Catholic tonight with a game between Northern State Conference foes Culver Community and Triton scheduled to follow.
Missy Golden and Charlie Horn each finished with two hits for Argos. Horn tripled and Golden drove in a run. Allison Flower, Raelynn LaFrance and Cylie Hartman all scored runs in the season closer.
Flower struck out eight while surrendering three walks and 10 hits in the complete game. She was credited with giving up just five earned runs as the Dragons were out-hit by a narrow 10-9 margin but committed seven errors to close out the year at 8-12.
• SOUTH CENTRAL 13, ARGOS 2
At South Central Sectional
Argos: 100 010 0 — 2 9 7
South Central: 132 120 4 — 13 10 0
WP: Madisyn Walter; LP: Allison Flower
3B: Charlie Horn (A)
Record: Argos 8-12 (final).
Panthers shell Lancers
NorthWood simply shelled LaVille with 18 hits for 24 runs, and Tanner Cleveland pitched a complete-game shutout of the Lancers in a 24-0 rout on the road in Lakeville Monday night.
Dominic Miranda went 4-for-4 with five runs, two doubles and two RBIs to lead the prolific Panthers at the plate. Hunter Lane was 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and a run, and Trent Sellers drove in four runs with two hits.
Cleveland surrendered just three hits and struck six while surrendering five walks in the win on the mound. He also homered at the game.
Dalton Sauer took the loss for LaVille, giving up seven earned runs off five hits with three walks and one strikeout before the Panthers chased him in the second. Chris Bailey gave up six earned runs on eight hits and a walk lasting until the fourth.
Jordan Smith doubled for the Lancers.
• NORTHWOOD 24, LAVILLE 0 (5 inn.)
NorthWood: 0(10)5 81 — 24 18 0
LaVille: 000 00 — 0 3 4
WP: Tanner Cleveland; LP: Dalton Sauer
2B: Dominic Miranda 2 (NW), Hunter Lane (NW), Chad Ervin (NW), Tanner Farmwald (NW), Jordan Smith (LV)
HR: Tanner Cleveland (NW)
CMA dimes Pioneer
Culver Military put up 11 runs in the first two innings en route to a 14-4, six-inning diming of visiting Pioneer Monday.
Seven of the Eagles’ 15 hits were for extra bases as Trent Kolden homered, Kyle Bartelman and Colin Raver both tripled, and Perley Provost, Colin Dean, Drew Schroeder and Zach Moffett all doubled for the Eagles.
Kolden and Raver finished with two RBIs apiece.
• CULVER MILITARY 14, PIONEER 4 (6 inn.)
Pioneer: 020 020 — 4 6 4
CMA: 560 111 — 14 15 0
Shane Comiskey (W), Zach Moffett, Colin Dean.
2B: Perley Provost (CMA), Colin Dean (CMA), Drew Schroeder (CMA), Zach Moffett (CMA)
3B: Kyle Bartelman (CMA), Colin Raver (CMA)
HR: Trent Kolden (CMA)
NorthWood wins Bob Turner Classic
NorthWood’s boys golf team beat out a stacked field that included Carrol, Warsaw and Triton, while the Trojans finished fourth just two strokes back of the Tigers at the Bob Turner Classic at Tippy Lake Monday night.
NorthWood was led by Dylan Gessinger’s runner-up round of 1-under 69 behind Carrol medalist Garrett Leeper’s incredible 65. Logan Kauffman finished in a three-way tie for fourth with a score of 74.
Quentyn Carpenter finished third with a 71 for the Trojans, while Ryan Rapp carded 74 to tie with Kauffman for third.
• BOB TURNER CLASSIC
At Tippy Lake C.C. (Par 70)
Northwood 298, Carrol 301, Warsaw Black 306, Triton 308, Bishop Dwenger 309, Penn 314, Homestead 314, Canterbury 316, Wawasee 327, Tippy Valley 339, Warsaw Orange 340.
Top 9 individuals: 1. Garrett Leeper (Carrol) 65, 2. Dylan Gessinger (Northwood) 69, 3. Quentyn Carpenter (Triton) 71, 4. TIE Jon Schram (Warsaw) 74, Ryan Rapp (Triton) 74, Logan Kauffman (Northwood) 74, 7. TIE J.T. Schwartz (Penn) 75, Callahan Elzey (Bishop Dwenger) 75, Tim Ahlersmeyer (Warsaw) 75.
Cavs fall to Satellites
Culver Community’s boys golf team fell five strokes short of South Central in a 180-185 loss on the road in Hamlet Monday.
The Cavaliers were led by Trent Elliott’s match-low round of 40, while Cody Peterson and Tristan Schultz shot 45 and 49, respectively. Kenny VanDePutte rounded out the Cavs’ team score with a 51.
South Central was led by Austin Howell’s 43 as four of the Satellites’ top five finished in the low to mid 50s for the win.
• SOUTH CENTRAL 180, CULVER COMMUNITY 185
At Hamlet GC (Par 35):
CULVER (185): Trent Elliott 40, Cody Peterson 45, Tristan Schultz 49, Kenny VanDePutte 51, Tevin Jones 57.
SOUTH CENTRAL (180): Chris Babjak 45, Austin Howell 43, Ben Denecho 55, Ben Gibbs 45, Tyler Good 47.