Goshen tops Rockies
Plymouth’s boys soccer team scored a goal in the final minute, but it was too little, too late against Northern Lakes Conference competitor Goshen in a 3-1 loss at home at Kindt Field Thursday night.
Brantley Joseph connected with Ronaldo Garcia in the 80th minute to put Plymouth on the board, but the Rockies were outshot 9-4 in shots on goal margin in the loss.
Jesus Dominguez scored twice in the 34th and 48th minutes for Goshen after Sebastian Flores-Cruz tallied the visitors’ first goal in the 28th minute.
Sam Stone recorded three saves in goal, and Zach Lee had one for Plymouth, which slides to 2-5-1 with its fifth loss in sixth games.
• GOSHEN 3, PLYMOUTH 1
G — Sebastian Flores-Cruz, 28th minute
G — Jesus Dominguez, 34th minute
G — Dominguez, 48th minute
P — Ronaldo Garcia (Brantley Joseph), 80th minute
Shots on goal: Plymouth 4, Goshen 9
Saves: Plymouth (Zach Lee) 1 (Sam Stone) 3, Goshen 3
Record: Plymouth 2-5-1
Dragons down NISC foe Lakeland
Damon Binkley earned a hat trick with two assists, Sean Mullaney scored twice, and Chandler Campbell scored once with an assist as Argos jumped on Lakeland Christian early in a 9-0 shellacking to move to 2-0 in the Northern Indiana Soccer Conference Thursday in Warsaw.
Dominic Cataldo scored on a Binkley assist in the second minute, Mullaney scored on assists by Spencer VanDerWeele and Binkley in the seventh and 15 minutes, and Campbell notched the Dragons’ another goal in the 15th minute, then connected with Binkley for his second goal in the 17th minute as Argos put the game to bed early.
The Dragons finished with an eye-popping 21 shots on goal, and five different players scored in the rout, which pushes the team to 5-1 overall with a 2-0 NISC mark.
• ARGOS 9, LAKELAND CHRISTIAN 0
Dominic Cataldo (Damon Binkley), 2nd minute
Sean Mullaney (Spencer Van Der Weele), 7th minute
Mullaney (Binkley), 15th minute
Chandler Campbell (Vincent Stone), 15th minute
Binkley (Campbell), 17th minute
Taylor Ogle, 18th minute
Binkley (Josiah Osborn), 19th minute
Binkley (Osborn), 22nd minute
Brandon Thomas (V. Stone), 38th minute
Shots on goal: Argos 21, LCA 1
Saves: Casey Johnson (Argos) 1, Drew Niveen (LCA) 12
Corners: Argos 10, LCA-1
Fouls: Argos 3, LCA 5
Records: Argos 5-1 (2-0 NISC)
Falcons spear Lancers
John Glenn scored twice in both halves en route to a 4-0 win over visiting Northern State Conference foe LaVille at home in Walkerton Thursday.
James Frey, Jeff Strycker, Daniel Gardner and Hunter Maynard scored for the Falcons in the win.
Complete stats were unavailable for the game.
• JOHN GLENN 4, LaVILLE 0
Complete stats unavailable.
Bremen stays perfect
Bremen’s boys soccer team moved to a perfect 6-0 with a 3-0 defeat of visiting NorthWood Thursday night in Jane’s Park.
Austin Adams recorded 10 saves in goal for the shutout.
Sam Lacher scored on a Clayton Philips assist in the sixth minute, and the Lions held on for a 1-0 halftime edge. Danny Reynoso scored on an unassisted strike less than three minutes into the second half, and he and Ricky Reynoso assisted the speedy Lacher’s second score of the night in the 54th minute to bring the margin to its final.
NorthWood slides to 2-3 with the loss.
• BREMEN 3, NORTHWOOD 0
Sam Lacher (Clayton Philips), 6th minute
Danny Reynoso, 43rd minute
Lacher (Danny Reynoso, Ricky Reynoso), 54th minute
Keeper saves: Austin Adams (Bremen) 10, Cody Cripe (NorthWood) 7
Records: Bremen 6-0, NorthWood 2-3
JV score: Bremen 0, NorthWood 0
Plymouth escapes LaVille with win
Allie Wright and Kaydon Fosler scored back-to-back goals in the 53rd and 54th minutes, and Plymouth’s girls soccer team held on for a 3-2 victory over LaVille on the road in Newton Park Thursday.
Courtney Hersick put the visitors up 1-0 in the 25th minute before Sarah Niespodziany scored the equalizer on a Kailey Gardner assist in the 29th minute to leave the teams knotted at 1-all at the half.
Niespodziany scored again on a Nina Zeiger assist in the 65th minute to push the margin to its final.
Katie Berg finished with five saves in goal as the Lady Rockies were outshot by a slim 7-6 shots on goal margin in the win.
• PLYMOUTH 3, LaVILLE 2
P — Courtney Hersick, 25th minute
L — Sarah Niespodziany (Kailey Gardner), 29th minute
P — Allie Wright, 53rd minute
P — Kaydon Fosler, 54th minute
L — Niespodziany (Nina Zeiger), 65th minute
Shots on goal: Plymouth 6, LaVille 7
Saves: Kyleigh Breden (LaVille) 3, Katie Berg (Plymouth) 5
Corners: LaVille 5, Plymouth 3
Lady Dragons dominate Wawasee
The Argos girls soccer team notched their fifth win of the season, downing Wawasee 2-0 Thursday night.
The Dragons dominated play but didn’t break into the scoring column until Katie Williams knocked in a cross from Courtney Dunlap with three minutes to go in the opening half. Argos had 22 shots on goal and nine corners while holding the visitors without either the entire game. Still, it took a free kick from Kennedy Binkley with five minutes to go to give the hosts some breathing room at 2-0.
With just four returning starters on this year’s squad, Argos has kept pace with last year’s repeat regional championship team with a goal differential of plus-seven.
Argos, now 5-3 on the season, hosts Warsaw Saturday. In a schedule change, the varsity will play at 1 pm, with a JV half to follow.
• ARGOS 2, WAWASEE 0
A — Katie Williams (Courtney Dunlap), 37th minute
A — Kennedy Binkley, 75th minute
Shots on goal: Argos 22, Wawasee 0
Saves: Argos 0, Wawasee 20 (Priscilla Par)
Corners: Argos 9, Wawasee 0
Records: Argos 5-3
CGA routs Trinity
Six different players scored goals, and Culver Girls Academy held Trinity shotless in a 6-0 rout at home Thursday.
Amber Cowell, Emma Bourgraf, Claire Haldewang, Riley Taets, Kensea Myers and Kennedy Kubica all scored goals as CGA outshot its foes 14-0. Kubica also registered the game’s only assist on Haldewang’s goal, which pushed the Eagles out to a 4-0 advantage.
• CULVER GIRLS ACADEMY 6, TRINITY 0
CGA — Amber Cowell
CGA — Emma Bourgraf
CGA — Kennedy Kubica
CGA — Claire Haldewang (Kubica)
CGA — Riley Taets
CGA — Kensea Myers
Shots: CGA 14, Trinity 0.
Saves: CGA 0 (Gabrielle Switaj), Trinity 9 (Jenna Olsen 5, Sarah Behrens 4).
Corner kicks: CGA 4, Trinity 0.
Lady Cavs win at Rochester
Kayla Shaffer scored twice, and Shakkira Harris scored once with two assists as Culver Community beat host Rochester 4-2 on the road Thursday.
Shaffer scored in the 11th and 18th minutes — the second goal on a Harris helper — to give Culver a 2-0 halftime advantage.
Harris scored her goal in the 64th minute to give Culver a 3-0 cushion, which the Lady Cavs needed every bit of as Shaylee Kelly and Mariah Yochum’s goals in the 68th and 74th minutes cut the Zebras’ deficit to a tenuous 3-2.
Angela Lewellen scored on a Harris assist in the 77th minute to put the game away for Culver, which was outshot 16-9.
• CULVER COMMUNITY 4, ROCHESTER 2
CC — Kayla Shaffer, 11th minute
CC — Kayla Shaffer (Shakkira Harris), 18th minute
CC — Harris, 64th minute
R — Shaylee Kelly (Free Kick), 68th minute
R — Mariah Yochum, 74th minute
CC — Angela Lewellen (Harris), 77th minute
Shots: CC 9, Rochester 16
Saves: CC 14, Rochester 4
Record: Culver Community 3-2
Lancers beat Argos
LaVille’s volleyball team earned a 3-1 victory in a back-and-forth battle at Argos Thursday, 26-24, 22-25, 25-18, 25-19.
Kelsey Gurtner put down 17 kills, and Katie Simmons had 10 for the Lancers. Mallory Vernon passed out 10 assists, and Alexis Kertai and Simmons finished with 32 and 21 digs, respectively in the win.
Argos was led by Kelsey Kring’s 10 kills and Warner’s eight kills with nine blocks. Brianna Overmyer served up four aces while passing out 25 set assists, and Kristen Ringer finished with 24 digs. DeVonna Lord logged eight blocks for the host Lady Dragons, who slipped to 2-6.
• LaVILLE 3, ARGOS 1 (26-24, 22-25, 25-18, 25-19)
Kills: Kelsey Gurtner 17, Katie Simmons 10, Chloe Eck 8
Assists: Mallory Vernon 10, Michaela Bettcher 5
Digs: Alexis Kertai 32, Katie Simmons 21
Kills: Kelsey Kring 10, Allison Warner 8
Aces: Brianna Overmyer 4
Assists: Overmyer 25
Digs: Kristen Ringer 24
Blocks: Warner 9, DeVonna Lord 8
Record: Argos 2-6
Pilgrims win NLC match
Plymouth’s volleyball team earned a Northern Lakes Conference win in the minimum number of games with Wawasee at home Thursday, 25-18, 27-25, 25-15.
Hunter Stevens notched six blocks, and Libbie Portteus and Lacy Poczik each tallied five in a strong team defensive performance at the net for Plymouth.
Emily Eveland recorded 10 kills and five aces in a standout offensive performance, while Cassi Quissell continued to come along with eight kills and a team-high 19 digs. Haley Harrell set 26 assists with 11 digs.
• PLYMOUTH 3, WAWASEE 0 (25-18, 27-25, 25-15)
Kills: Emily Eveland 10, Cassi Quissell 8
Aces: Eveland 5
Assists: Haley Harrell 26
Digs: Quissell 19, Eveland 15, Harrell 11, Ellen Smith 11
Blocks: Hunter Stevens 6, Libbie Portteus 5, Lacy Poczik 5
Records: Plymouth 6-4.
JV score: Plymouth 2, Wawasee 1 (17-25, 25-18, 15-10)
Bremen beats ECA on the road
Bremen hit the road for Elkhart Christian Thursday and came home with a 25-20, 25-16, 25-18 win.
Cassie Sears scored on a team-high 16 kills, and Chelsea Huppert had a balanced 10 kills, five aces and four blocks, a tally equalled by teammate Shelby Zellmer.
Sabrina Gilley finished with 35 assists, three aces and nine digs behind Brooke Fitch’s 14. Rachel Czarnecki recorded eight digs in the win, which pushed the Lady Lions out to 7-3 on the season.
• BREMEN 3, ELKHART CHRISTIAN 0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-18)
Kills: Cassie Sears 16, Chelsea Huppert 10
Aces: Huppert 5, Sabrina Gilley 3
Assists: Gilley 35
Digs: Brooke Fitch 14, Gilley 9, Rachel Czarnecki 8
Blocks: Huppert 4, Shelby Zellmer 4
Record: Bremen 7-3
JV score: Bremen 2, ECA 0 (25-10, 25-13)
Triton tops Culver
Triton’s volleyball team handed host Culver Community a defeat in four games in a Northern State Conference match Thursday night, 25-19, 18-25, 25-15, 25-21.
Triton’s stats at the match were not available.
Culver was led by Samantha Howard’s seven kills, four aces and six assists, as well as Donna Zehner’s eight kills and two aces.
Marisa Howard finished with 10 digs and five assists, and Tosha Harris recorded 10 digs as well as the Lady Cavs slid to an even 4-4 with the NSC-opening loss.
• TRITON 4, CULVER COMMUNITY 1 (25-19, 18-25, 25-15, 25-21)
Kills: Donna Zehner 8, Samantha Howard 7
Aces: Samantha Howard 4, Donna Zehner 2
Assists: Samantha Howard 6, Marisa Howard 5
Digs: Tosha Harris 10, Marisa Howard 10
Triton stats unavailable
Record: Culver 4-4 (0-1 NSC)
CGA defeats Glenn in 3 close games
Culver Girls Academy handed host John Glenn a loss in three competitive games in Walkerton Thursday, 27-25, 25-19, 25-19.
Katy Bjornson finished with 18 kills, 13 digs and two blocks in a strong all-around match, while Torrie Christlieb recorded 13kills, and Kayla Trefren finished with three blocks.
Rachel Simon scored on three aces and passed out 30 assist with nine digs, while Sarah Boland served up four aces with nine digs. Olivia Sever had nine digs as well in the win, CGA’s second straight after an 0-3 start at a tournament last weekend.
Glenn’s stats weren’t available after the match.
• CULVER GIRLS ACADEMY 3, JOHN GLENN 0 (27-25, 25-19, 25-19)
Kills: Katy Bjornson 18, Torrie Christlieb 13
Blocks: Kayla Trefren 3, Bjornson 2
Assists: Rachel Simon 30
Aces: Sarah Boland 4, Rachel Simon 3
Digs: Bjornson 13, Sarah Boland 9, Simon 9, Olivia Sever 9
Glenn stats unavailable
Record: CGA 2-3
JV score: CGA 2, Glenn 0 (25-12, 25-23)
JV Record: CGA 1-1
C Score: CGA 2, Glenn 1 (25-15, 11-25, 16-8)
Record: CGA 1-0
Trojans win at Whitko
Triton’s boys tennis team bounced back from a defeat at the hands of area rival Plymouth Wednesday with a 4-1 win on the road at Whitko Thursday.
Dean Howdeshell beat Tyler Baugher 6-1, 7-5 at 1 singles, while Jared Fisher was a 6-0, 6-4 winner over Blake Castle at 2 singles.
Lucas Shaffer and Darrin Harrell combined for a 6-0, 6-0 win over Alex Bechtold and Reed Brace at 1 doubles, and Jake Oldham and Austin Sellers put away Alex Robbins and Bailey Platt 6-0, 6-0 at 2 doubles as the Trojans pitched a shutout in doubles play.
Triton moves to 5-3 with the win.
• TRITON 4, WHITKO 1
SINGLES: 1. Dean Howdeshell (T) beat Tyler Baugher 6-1, 7-5; 2. Jared Fisher (T) beat Blake Castle 6-0, 6-4; 3. Cole Bechtold (W) beat Alex Eib 6-2, 6-3.
DOUBLES: 1. Lucas Shafer-Darrin Harrell (T) beat Alex Bechtold-Reed Brace 6-0, 6-0; 2. Jake Oldham-Austin Sellers (T) beat Alex Robbins-Bailey Platt 6-0, 6-0.
Record: Triton 5-3
JV score: Triton 1, Whitko 0
Plymouth wins NLC match
Plymouth’s girls golf team moved to 5-2 in the Northern Lakes Conference with a convincing 199-230 defeat of visiting Northridge on the Lady Pilgrims’ home course at the Plymouth Country Club Thursday.
Emily Denney led the field with a 44 for Plymouth, while Randi Dunn shot 49 in the fifth spot in the Pilgrims lineup. Kelly Henderson shot 50 and Alyssa Egierski and Morgan Oberley carded respective scores of 56 and 57.
• PLYMOUTH 199, NORTHRIDGE 230
At Plymouth Country Club
PLYMOUTH (199): Emily Denney 44, Alyssa Egierski 56, Kelly Henderson 50, Morgan Oberley 57, Randi Dunn 49.
NORTHRIDGE (230): Kelly Soard 52, Emily Thomas 60, Lucy Wisolek 58, Lexi Meskowski 60, Katy Pluimer 65.
Record: Plymouth 5-2 NLC
JV scores: Plymouth 218, Northridge NS
Glenn beats Knox
John Glenn shot 185 to beat out host Knox’s 230 in a Northern State Conference girls golf match at Hamlet Golf Course Thursday.
Morgan Eggleston shot 44, Anna Schmeltz and Kaylee Matz turned in dual 46s, and Presley Gee and Emma Reese shot a pair of 49s for Glenn, which moved to an impressive 13-3.
Knox’s was led by Sarah Coad’s 47. Miranda Shepard shot 55, Kinrick Joseph and Jenna Landrum both carded 64, and Elizabeth Krueger came in at 66 for Knox, which remains winless at 0-8.
• JOHN GLENN 185, KNOX 230
At Hamlet (Par 35)
GLENN (185): Anna Schmeltz 46, Morgan Eggleston 44, Emma Reese 49, Kaylee Matz 46, Presley Gee 49.
KNOX (230): Sarah Coad 47, Miranda Shepard 55, Kindrick Joseph 64, Jenna Landrum 64, Elizabeth Krueger 66.
Records: Glenn 13-3, Knox 0-8
JV score: Glenn 235
Bremen edges Fairfield in 3-way
Bremen edged Fairfield by two strokes as the Lady Lions earned a pair of wins over both the Falcons and New Prairie in a three-way meet at Sprig O’Mint Thursday evening.
Alex Homann carded 43 to pace the field followed by teammate Melissa Krathwohl’s 49 for Bremen. Katilyn Ahlenius shot 53, and Jamie Stafford and Kayleigh Daily finished within a stroke of one another at 55 and 56 respectively.
• BREMEN 200, FAIRFIELD 202, NEW PRAIRIE 218
At Sprig O’Mint
BREMEN (200): Alex Homann 43, Melissa Krathwohl 49, Kaitlyn Ahlenius 53, Jamie Stafford 55, Kayleigh Daily 56.
FAIRFIELD (202): Caroline Kaufman 48, Alayna Fritchley 49, Regina Raber 51, Brooke Hochstedler 54, Chelsie Niebert 57.
NEW PRAIRIE (218): Lexie Wagner 45, Brianna Anderson 56, Hailey Orosz 56, Anna Nace 61, Sydner Beall 62
Plymouth teams split with Glenn
The Plymouth girls cross country team hosted John Glenn on Tuesday, defeating John Glenn 15-50. The boys cross country also ran against Glenn, with the Falcons taking that meet 21-40.
Plymouth is back in action again next Tuesday in a Northern Lakes Conference meet at NorthWood.
Plymouth 9th routs Glenn
The Plymouth freshman football team defeated John Glenn Thursday night, 35-6.
The young Rockies’ offense was led by David Bacon, who scored on runs of 63, 1, and 85 yards, while Calab Koss added two scores of his own on runs of 23 and 15 yards. The Plymouth defense was led by Travis Owen and Dillon Pavey, who had fumble recoveries.
The Rockies move to 2-0 and will travel to Northern Lakes Conference rival Warsaw next Thursday at 5:30 p.m.