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Plymouth bounces back
Plymouth bounced back from a tough loss to Argos Wednesday with a 4-1 win on the road in Caston.
The Rockies found themselves trailing early, but Kyle Vanlue scored a pair of goals in the 23rd and 27th minutes to give the visitors a 2-1 edge at the half.
Joe Smith scored twice in the second half to lift the score to its final margin.
Kyle Barry and Eduardo Mayen both registered assists for Plymouth, which improved to 3-5-3 on the year.
â€˘Â PLYMOUTH 4, CASTON 1
C â€” Jennings Paul, 10th minute
P â€” Kyle VanLue (Eduardo Mayen), 23rd minute
P â€” VanLue, 27th minute
P â€” Joe Smith (Kyle Barry), 71st minute
P â€” Smith, 78th minute
Shots on goal: Plymouth 12, Caston 2
Saves: Plymouth 1 (Zach Lee 1), Caston 8 (Nate Cousins)
Corner kicks: Plymouth 4, Caston 0
Records: Plymouth 3-5-3
Bremen edges Culver, 1-0
Sam Lacher scored on a Danny Reynoso assist in the 11th minute, and Bremen pitched its ninth shutout of the year in a 1-0 Northern State Conference win on the road in Culver Thursday.
Austin Adams finished with five saves in goal for the defending Northern State Conference champion Lions, while Marshall Anderson tallied 10 saves for the Cavaliers.
â€˘ BREMEN 1, CULVER 0
B â€” Sam Lacher (Danny Reynoso), 11th minute
Saves: Bremen 5 (Austin Adams), Culver 10 (Marshall Anderson).
Records: Bremen 9-0-1, Culver 0-4.
Slow start dooms CMA
Culver Military outshout visiting Boone Grove 34-6, but the Eagles still dropped a 3-2 decision Thursday.
CMA trailed 3-0 at the half. Manuel Ituarte and Luther Jacobs scored goals after the break but the three-goal deficit proved too much to come back from.
â€˘Â BOONE GROVE 3, CULVER MILITARY 2
Halftime score: Boone Grove 3-0.
BG â€” Riley Van Eerd
BG â€” Nick Azevedo (penalty kick)
BG â€” Van Eerd (Austin Aguilera)
CMA â€” Manuel Ituarte
CMA â€” Luther Jacobs
Shots: BG 6, CMA 34
Saves: BG 13 (Nathan Miller 11, Shaw Hiestand 2), CMA 3 (Perley Provost).
LaVille stays unbeaten in NSC
Erin Fuchs scored twice, Kyleigh Breden finished with nine saves, and defending Northern State Conference champion LaVille handed Bremen a 4-1 loss at the home of the Lady Lions Thursday.
Heather Roeder scored with an assist, and Grace Ingle also scored for the Lancers.
Sarah Niespodziany and Mary Davenport recorded assists for LaVille.
Jasmine Schafer scored Bremen its only goal on an unassisted strike in the 57th minute.
â€˘ LaVILLE 4, BREMEN 1
LV â€” Erin Fuchs (Sarah Niespodziany), 13th minute
LV â€” Heather Roeder, 20th minute
B â€” Jasmine Schafer, 57th mintue
LV â€” Fuchs (Roeder), 71st minute
LV â€” Grace Ingle (Mary Davenport), 77th minute
Shots: LaVille 11, Bremen 7
Saves: LaVille 9 (Kyleigh Breden)
Corner kicks: LaVille 6, Bremen 2
Lady Rockies lose at Goshen
Five different Goshen players scored goals, and Plymouthâ€™s girls soccer team lost an 8-1 Northern Lakes Conference match on the road in Goshen Thursday.
Allie Wright scored the final goal of the match for Plymouth, but it was too little, too late as the Redskins outshot the visitors by a 19-8 margin.
â€˘Â GOSHEN 8, PLYMOUTH 1
G â€” Miranda Kay (Jessica Oyer)
G â€” Plymouth own goal (Kay)
G â€” Maddie Birky (Martha Castillo)
G â€” Amira Kupty (Oyer)
G â€”Â Oyer
G â€” Birky (Anna Shetler)
G â€”Â Castillo (Jelitza Palomino)
G â€”Â Palomino (Gaby Romeo)
P â€”Â Allie Wright
Shots on goal: Goshen 19, Plymouth 8
Corner kicks: Goshen 2, Plymouth 1
JV score: Goshen 3, Plymouth 1
Bremen trumps Culver in 5
Bremen topped Culver 16-14 in an extended fifth game, and the Lady Lions handed host Culver a Northern State Conference loss Thursday night, 29-25, 25-10, 20-25, 25-19, 16-14.
Brooke Baker and Cassie Sears each put down 15 kills for Bremen, while Brooke Fitch led the Lionsâ€™ passing game with 24 assists and 15 digs to go with three aces, and Sabrina Gilley set 24 assists with a pair of aces. Chelsea Huppert finished with 19 assists and six blocks. Baker also recorded four blocks and eight digs in the win.
Samantha Howard led Culver with 17 kills, three aces and 10 assists, while Clare Hartman finished with three aces and 10 assists. Donna Zehner recorded eight kills, and Ali Overmyer and Alex Baker had 19 and 18 digs, respectively.
â€˘Â BREMEN 3, CULVER 2 (29-25, 25-10, 20-25, 25-19, 16-14)
Kills: Brooke Baker 15, Cassie Sears 15
Aces: Brooke Fitch 3, Sabrina Gilley 2
Assists: Gilley 24, Chelsea Huppert 19
Digs: Fitch 15, Baker 8
Blocks: Sears 7, Huppert 6, Baker 4
Kills: Samantha Howard 17, Donna Zehner 8
Aces: Howard 3, Clare Hartman 3
Assists: Howard 10, Hartman 10
Digs: Ali Overmyer 19, Alex Baker 18
Record: Culver 6-5 (0-2 NSC)
Plymouth falls at NorthWood
Plymouth took its first Northern Lakes Conference loss on the road in NorthWood Thursday, 25-19, 22-25, 25-18, 25-8.
Amber Redinger finished with 11 kills to lead the Lady Pilgrims attack, while Andria Shook recorded a pair of aces and 18 digs.
Haley Harrell set 28 assists, and Carly Baker and Marissa German each finished with four blocks for Plymouth, which slipped to an even 6-6 with a 1-1 NLC mark.
Savannah Bley led the Lady Panthers with 15 kills and three aces, while Hannah Stump finished with 11 kills and 18 digs, Maddie Schwartz registered 27 digs and three aces, and Morgan Olson tallied seven blocks for NorthWood, which improved to 9-2 overall with a 2-0 conference record.
â€˘ NORTHWOOD 3, PLYMOUTH 1 (25-19, 22-25, 25-18, 25-8)
Kills: Amber Redinger 11
Aces: Andria Shook 2
Assists: Haley Harrell 28
Digs: Shook 18
Blocks: Carly Baker 4, Marissa German 4
Kills: Savannah Bley 15, Hannah Stump 11
Aces: Bley 3, Maddie Schwartz 3
Assists: Allie Mattingly 37
Digs: Schwartz 27, Stump 18
Blocks: Morgan Olson 7, Alana Strycker 3
Records: Plymouth 6-6 (1-1 NLC), NorthWood 9-2 (2-0 NLC)
JV score: NorthWood 2, Plymouth 0 (25-17, 25-12)
Freshman score: NorthWood 2, Plymouth 1 (25-15, 25-13, 25-10)
CGA loses in 3
Culver Girls Academy lost in three games to visiting Marian Thursday, 25-11, 25-17, 25-14.
Katy Bjornson recorded seven kills with six digs to pace CGA, Jamie Madison recorded seven kills, Paige Baldacci had 17 assists, and Abby Jeffirs passed out four digs.
CGA slips to 6-3 with the loss.
â€˘Â MARIAN 3, CULVER GIRLS ACADEMY 0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-14)
Kills: Jamie Madison 7, Katy Bjornson 7
Assists: Paige Baldacci 17
Digs: Bjornson 6, Abby Jeffirs 4
Record: CGA 6-3
JV score: Washington 2, CGA 0 (25-20, 25-16)
C Team score: Washington 2, CGA 1 (11-25, 25-17, 10-1)
Tippy tops Triton
Triton lost a three-set match with visiting Tippecanoe Valley Thursday, 25-18, 25-4, 25-14.
Breanna Lemler finished with five kills, while Krystal Sellers recorded three.
Marissa Ross notched five assists and three digs, and Holly Stogsdill served up a pair of aces for the Lady Trojans.
â€˘Â TIPPECANOE VALLEY 3, TRITON 0 (25-18, 25-4, 25-14)
Kills: Breanna Lemler 5, Krystal Sellers 3
Assists: Marissa Ross 5
Aces: Holly Stogsdill 2
Digs: Ross 3
JV score: Tippecanoe Valley 2, Triton 0 (25-14, 23-2)
Jays trump Falcons
North Judson handed host John Glenn a loss in the minimum number of games Thursday at The Aerie, 25-14, 25-15, 25-17.
Laura Bailey recorded nine kills with seven aces, 11 digs and three blocks in a strong all-around performance for Judson. Leah White finished with 24 assists, and Ashlyn Mosher passed out 16 digs.
Xena Newland scratched out six kills for Glenn, Kyler Columbia led the Lady Falcons in setting with 20 assists, Brittany Schmidt finished with eight digs, and Crystal Fox tallied two aces.
â€˘Â NORTH JUDSON 3, JOHN GLENN 0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-17)
Kills: Xena Newland 6
Assists: Kyler Columbia 20
Aces: Crystal Fox 2
Digs: Brittany Schmidt 8
Kills: Laura Bailey 9, Carrigan Baxter 6
Assists: Leah White 24
Aces: Bailey 7, Kayla Zimmerman 5
Digs: Ashlyn Mosher 16, Bailey 11
Blocks: Bailey 3
Records: Glenn 4-7
JV score: Glenn 2, North Judson (25-11, 25-13)
CMA blanks Knox
Culver Military beat visiting Knox on all five courts in a match-up between potential sectional foes at the Gable Tennis Complex in Culver Thursday.
Justin Sitjarand Jorge Segura edged out Knoxâ€™s Cody Fletcher and Curtis Scherer in a competitive three-setter at 2 doubles, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, to seal the shutout win.
â€˘Â CULVER MILITARY 5, KNOX 0
Singles: 1. Quinlan Smith beat Jordan Anderson, 6-2, 6-0; 2. Aaron Arvizu beat Hunter Gilbert, 6-1, 7-5; 3. Arturo Lizarraga beat Damon Richie, 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles: 1. Eric Maudhuit-Sam Concannon beat Joe Clabaugh-Davey Johnston, 6-1, 6-3; 2. Justin Sitjar-Jorge Segura beat Cody Fletcher-Curtis Scherer, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.
Plymouth drops NLC meet
Plymouth lost a close Northern Lakes Conference match with Concord Thursday, 3-2.
John Hunter won at 3 singles, and Kameron Eisehour and Kendall Fosler earned a three-set victory at 2 doubles for Plymouthâ€™s second match point of the evening.
The Pilgrims slip to 6-3 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
â€˘ CONCORD 3, PLYMOUTH 2
SINGLES: Nick Pollock (C) beat Gabe Vervynckt, 6-3, 7-5; Matt Kotva (C) beat Tom Felke, 6-2, 6-2; John Hunter (P) beat Jack Hinkle, 6-0, 6-4.
DOUBLES: 1. Trevor Warren-Tom Cunningham (C) beat Matt Flynn-Jack Holloway, 6-1, 6-2; 2. Kameron Eisehour-Kendall Fosler (P) beat Tony Fenech-Jared Searer, 1-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Records: Plymouth 6-3 (2-2 NLC)
JV score: Concord 6, Plymouth 3
Judson nips Glenn
North Judson earned three-set victories at 2 singles and 2 doubles, and the Bluejays edged out John Glenn 3-2 in a tennis meet at Glenn Thursday.
Zach Bailey and Josh Nullens trumped Hunter Jaworski and Drew Sheffe in three sets at the 2 doubles position, 7-6(5), 1-6, 6-2, and Bubba Shelton beat Calvin Kretchmer 6-7(5), 6-0, 7-5 in 2 singles play. Thomas Simon put away Evan Rhodes in two 6-1 sets at 1 singles for Judsonâ€™s other match point at the meet.
Drew McDonald and the tandem of Joe Jaworski and Ben Weiss earned Glenn its two match points at 3 singles and 1 doubles.
â€˘Â NORTH JUDSON 3, JOHN GLENN 2
SINGLES: 1. Thomas Simon (NJ) beat Evan Rhodes 6-1, 6-1; 2. Bubba Shelton (NJ) beat Calvin Kretchmer 6-7(5), 6-0, 7-5; 3. Drew McDonald (JG) beat Lee Lukac 6-4, 6-3.
DOUBLES: 1. Joe Jaworski-Ben Weiss (JG) beat Levi Bailey-Devin Crue 6-3, 7-5; 2. Zach Bailey-Josh Nullens (NJ) beat Hunter Jaworski-Drew Sheffe 7-6(5), 1-6, 6-2.
Records: Judson 5-3, Glenn 3-5
JV score: Glenn 1, Judson 0
CGA tops, LaVille splits 3-way
Culver Girls Academy beat both LaVille and Triton in a three-way girls golf meet Thursday at Swan Lake.
Samantha Seibel led the field with a 41, while MacKenzie Toth, Makenna Morsches and Maureen Reed shot 53, 54 and 55 for the Lady Eagles, who moved to 8-11 on the year.
LaVille was led by Lauren Readâ€™s round of 45, while Whitney Brown shot 54, Melissa Hall shot 57, and Casey Turak turned in a 59 for the Lady Lancers, who moved to 8-9 on the season with the split at the triangular meet.
Hannah Jennings carded a 49 to pace Triton. Lizz Erne shot 56, Kayla Kreft shot 67, and Lilly Berger turned in a 74 for the Lady Trojansâ€™ fourth score as the team slipped to 4-11.
â€˘ CULVER GIRLS ACADEMY 203, LaVILLE 215, TRITON 246
At Swan Lake
CGA (203): Samantha Seibel 41, MacKenzie Toth 53, Maureen Reed 55, Makenna Morsches 54, Jenna Harter 57.
LaVILLE (215): Lauren Read 45, Whitney Brown 54, Shayla Eggert 67, Melissa Hall 57, Casey Turak 59.
TRITON (246): Hannah Jennings 49, Lizzy Erne 56, Lilly Berger 74, Courtney Zentz 85, Kayla Kreft 67.
Records: CGA 8-11, Triton 4-11, LaVille 8-9
Glenn trumps Bremen by 2
Bremen struggled to find a fourth score, and John Glenn nipped the Lady Lions 218-220 while both teams beat LaLumiere Thursday.
Emma Reese carded a 52, and Madeleine Silvey shot 53 to lead the Lady Falcons. Morgan Eggleston and Kaylee Matz turned in respective scores of 56 and 57 for Glenn, which improved to 13-9.
Kayleigh Daily fired off a 49 for Bremen, Kaitlyn Ahlennius shot 53, Melissa Krathwohll shot 56, and Alex Homann turned in a 62 for the Lady Lions, who moved to 7-9-7 with the split.
â€˘Â JOHN GLENN 218, BREMEN 220, LaLUMIERE 230
Indiana National (Silver Front, Par 36)
GLENN (218): Madeleine Silvey 53, Emma Reese 52, Morgan Eggleston 56, Kaylee Matz 57, Presley Gee 66.
BREMEN (220): Kayleigh Daily 49, Melissa Krathwohl 56, Kaitlyn Ahlennius 53, Alex Homann 62, Laurie Wicknes 71.
LaLUMIERE (230): Katie Brown 50, Morgan Grimm 59, Rachel Yenic 55, Alexis Fontaine 66, Anna Gonemyer 87.
Records: Glenn 13-9, Bremen 7-9-1, Lalumiere 3-3-1
JV score: Glenn 280.
Young Rockies rout Warsaw
The Plymouth freshman football team stayed unbeaten on the season Thursday night, defeating visiting Warsaw by a lopsided 35-7 score at the Rockpile.
Cam Eveland scored three times â€” including an electrifying 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown â€” for the Young Rockies, while quarterback Jack Barron scored twice. Jeremy Splix converted all five of his extra point kicks.
The Rockies stand at 3-0 for the season and will travel to Northridge next Thursday night with kick-off scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
8th grade volleyball
Lincoln 8th beats Indian Springs
The Lincoln Red Storm eighth grade volleyball team defeated Indian Springs Wednesday night, 25-13, 25-13.
Leaders for Lincoln were Alli Dennie and Cassie McPheron in hitting, L.J. Singleton and Ashley Harrell in setting, Kennedy Snyder in passing, and Anna Bockman and Emily Hoffer in serving.
Lions beat OD
The eighth grade Bremen Lady Lions beat Oregon-Davis 25-14, 25-10 to run their record to 2-0.
Standouts for the Lions were Trisha Moser and Belle Beeson with eight aces apiece and Liz Lawmaster with five perfect passes.
7th grade volleyball
Lincoln 7th wins opener
On Wednesday, the seventh grade Lincoln Red Storm volleyball team opened its season against Indian Springs, winning the match 25-5, 25-16.
Leading the Red Storm in the match were Kenzie Scheetz and Kenzie Quissel in hitting, Kendall Rhodes and Bailey Eveland in setting and Leah Smith and Kirsten Nault in serving.
Lions serve up a win
Powerful serving brought Bremenâ€™s seventh grade volleyball team a victory over Oregon Davis, 25-11, 25-10.
The seventh grade Lady Lions served up 14 aces in the win.
Womenâ€™s college volleyball
Lady Chargers earn victory vs Grace
The Lady Chargers volleyball squad improved their record to 5-3 with a 25-18, 25-15, and 25-15 win over the Grace College JV.
Jess Moore of Walkerton finished with nine kills. Keri Friend did an outstanding job on defense and Kristen Trudell put in a standout performance at setter for Ancilla.
Ancilla will travel to Winona Lake where the Grace College JV Classic will be hosted Saturday.
The Lady Chargers play next at Kalamazoo Valley Community College tonight. They have their next home match Sept. 11 against conference opponent Muskegon at 6:30 p.m.