Eagles, Bluejays advance at CMA Sectional
Host Culver Military Academy beat Knox on all five courts, and North Judson topped Rochester in another 5-0 match to set up tonight’s CMA Boys Tennis Sectional championship Wednesday.
The Eagles, who are looking for their ninth straight sectional crown and are two-time defending regional champions, surrendered just three games to Knox on all but the 2 doubles court, where Damon Ritchie and Curtis Scherer extended Arturo Lizaragga and Jorge Segura to 12 games in the first set before succumbing 7-5, 6-1.
The Jays won in straight sets on all courts, but the match was competitive throughout.
Judson won tiebreakers at 2 singles and 2 doubles as Johnnie Shelton beat Brandt Eytcheson 7-6(4), 6-4, and Zach Bailey and Josh Mullens handed Levi Brown and Alec Holland a 7-6(2), 6-0 loss.
Judson and CMA play for the championship tonight at 5:30 p.m.
• CULVER MILITARY ACADEMY SECTIONAL
CULVER MILITARY 5, KNOX 0
SINGLES: 1. Quinlan Smith (CMA) beat James Johnston, 6-1, 6-0; 2. Sam Concannon (CMA) beat Jordan Anderson, 6-0, 6-0; 3. Eric Maudhuit (CMA) beat Christian Jimenez, 6-1, 6-0.
DOUBLES: 1. Alec Proeh-Austin Proeh (CMA) beat Cody Fletcher-Joseph Clabough, 6-0, 6-1; 2. Arturo Lizarraga-Jorge Segura (CMA) beat Damon Ritchie-Curtis Scherer, 7-5, 6-1.
Records: CMA 15-2, Knox 9-7
NORTH JUDSON 5, ROCHESTER 0
SINGLES: 1. Thomas Simon (NJ) beat Jonathon Phoun, 6-0, 6-0; 2. Johnnie Shelton (NJ) beat Brandt Eytcheson, 7-6(4), 6-4; 3. Lee Lukac (NJ) beat Markis Smiley, 6-3, 6-2.
DOUBLES: 1. Levi Bailey-Devin Cruce (NJ) beat Andrew Feldman-Justin Schoder, 6-3, 6-4; 2. Zach Bailey-Josh Mullens (NJ) beat Levi Brown-Alec Holland, 7-6(2), 6-0.
Records: North Judson 9-5, Rochester 2-12.
Bremen closes perfect NSC season
Bremen finished off a clean Northern State Conference slate with a 2-0 win at LaVille Wednesday.
The Lions had already clinched the repeat title with a win over John Glenn Sept. 18.
Roberto Gonzalez put Bremen on the board, and Sky Allen scored the insurance goal on a Danny Reynoso assist in the 29th minute.
Austin Adams recorded 15 saves in goal as the Lions held off the Lancers for the win.
Jeff Haygood finished with nine saves in goal for LaVille.
Bremen plays Winamac at the Culver Sectional Wednesday, while LaVille drew the bye at the Mishawaka Marian Sectional and will play the winner of the opener between Bethany Christian and Elkhart Christian in a semifinal Wednesday.
• BREMEN 2, LaVILLE 0
Roberto Gonzalez, 23rd minute
Sky Allen (Danny Reynoso), 29th minute
Saves: Bremen 15 (Austin Adams), LaVille 9 (Jeff Haygood)
Records: Bremen 14-0-2 (6-0 NSC)
JV score: Bremen 4, LaVille 0
CGA loses at St. Joe
Culver Girls Academy lost a 5-0 girls soccer game at South Bend St. Joseph’s Wednesday.
Catherine Raster finished with a hat trick for St. Joe, which pushed CGA to 5-9 with the loss.
• ST. JOSEPH 5, CULVER ACADEMY 0
At South Bend
SJ — Catherine Raster (Rachel Staud)
SJ — Sammy Kambol (Amanda Hastings)
SJ — Raster (unassisted)
SJ — Raster (Staud)
SJ — Madeline Raster (Kambol)
Records: St. Joseph 13-2, Culver Academy 5-9.
CGA beats Bobcats
Culver Girls Academy handed host Oregon-Davis a lopsided 25-9, 25-11, 25-7 loss on the road Wednesday.
Torrie Christlieb had a standout match with 10 kills and two blocks, while Abby Jeffirs finished with five kills, five aces and six digs, and Paige Baldacci recorded 18 assists with five aces. Sarah Boland served six aces, and Pita Navarro put down six kills.
• CULVER GIRLS ACADEMY 3, OREGON-DAVIS 0 (25-9, 25-11, 25-7)
Kills: Torrie Christlieb 10, Pita Navarro 6, Abby Jeffirs 5
Blocks: Christlieb 2
Assists: Paige Baldacci 18
Aces: Sarah Boland 6, Baldacci 5, Jeffirs 5
Digs: Jeffirs 6
Record: Culver Girls Academy 15-7
JV Score: CGA 2, OD 0 (25-12, 25-16)
Girls cross country
Lady Pilgrims split
Plymouth split a Northern Lakes Conference meet with Elkhart Memorial Tuesday, losing 21-35 to Memorial but trumping Wawasee 27-30.
Meagan Fisher led the Lady Pilgrims in fourth place with a 21:06 time, while Abby Patrick finished sixth at 21:17, Libby Read was ninth in a time of 21:47, Shelby Harrell placed 13th in 22:53, and Miranda Hacha finished 15th in 23:32.
• ELKHART MEMORIAL 21, PLYMOUTH 35; PLYMOUTH 27, WAWASEE 30; ELKHART MEMORIAL 21, WAWASEE 36
Top 10: 1. Brooke Moore (EM) 20:25, 2. Hailey Moore (EM) 20:31, 3. Breanna Robinson (W) 20:59, 4. Meagan Fisher (P) 21:06, 5. Alisa LAST NAME NOT GIVEN (EM) 21:14, 6. Abby Patrick (P) 21:17, 7. Courtney Linnemeir (W) 21:35, 8. Star Trost (EM) 21:39, 9. Libby Read (P) 21:47, 10. Madison Miller (W) 21:55.
Boys cross country
Plymouth drops 2
Plymouth’s boys cross country team lost both sides of a Northern Lakes Conference triangular meet with Wawasee and Elkhart Memorial Tuesday.
Wawasee clinched the top six places in a dominant performance, and the Pilgrims lost to Memorial by a competitive 24-31 margin.
Mason Reed broke into the top 10 for Plymouth in 19:04, while Clay Corsbie was 13th in 19:21, Levi Schuller was 16th in 19:41, Kenny Scott placed 21st in 20:24, Andrew Miller rounded out the top five for the Pilgrims in 22nd just three seconds back.
• WAWASEE 15, ELKHART MEMORIAL 64; WAWASEE 15, PLYMOUTH 67; ELKHART MEMORIAL 24, PLYMOUTH 31
Top 10: 1. Austin Yoder (W) 18:17, 2. Troy Carolus (W) 18:27, 3. Adam Doll (W) 18:31, 4. Joey Bornman (W) 18:31, 5. Reid Stichter (W) 18:38, 6. Austin Krizman (W) 18:39, 7. Nolan Kondek (EM) 18:46, 8. Jaxon Bame (W) 18:52, 9. Bailey Yoder (W) 18:53, 10. Mason Reed (P) 19:04.
Ancilla beats Jackson
The Ancilla College volleyball team matched its win total from last season at their halfway point in the 2012 season with a 25-23, 19-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-23 victory over Jackson Community College (6-10, 2-4 MCCAA).
The Lady Chargers up their record to 11-7 and improved to 3-3 in the MCCAA West, the most wins in conference since 2007.
Jessica Moore and Kaylia Richardson produced a good portion of the offense with 11 kills each, and Kristen Trudell added 24 assists and two aces to the cause. Richardson also finished the night with 2.5 blocks. Keri Friend did the job on the defensive end for Ancilla, leading the team with 19 digs.
The Chargers return to MCCAA West action on Thursday when they travel to conference leader Grand Rapids Community College (18-1, 6-0 MCCAA) for a 5:30 p.m. match.