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Lady Apax tennis team posts win

By Josh Sigler
jsigler@thepaperofwabash.com

The Wabash girls tennis team picked up a 4-1 win over Bluffton Monday.


At No. 1 singles, Brooke Irgang fell 4-6, 2-6.


At No. 2 singles, Bella Carillo was a 6-7 (2-7), 7-5, 6-4 winner.


At No. 3 singles, Isabel France was a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 winner.


And, Wabash swept the doubles matches.


The No. 1 tandem of Halle Miller and Cammile Kugler won 6-1, 6-3, while the No. 2 team of Annie Cole and Evelynn Gray won 6-1, 6-0.


The Lady Apaches then fell to Mississinewa 4-1 on Tuesday.


Cole and Gray picked up a 6-2, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles.

Norse baseball falls
Northfield’s baseball team suffered a 19-2 loss to Eastern Monday. The Comets pushed across nine runs in the sixth to pull away.


Clayton Tomlinson led the Norse with two hits, and Nate Drancik added an RBI.


Jonah Truman suffered the loss on the hill, allowing nine runs, eight earned, on nine hits and two walks. He struck out five in 3 1/3 innings of work.


Northfield bounced back with a 10-7 win over North Miami on Wednesday.


The Norse pounded out 13 hits in the win, led by four hits from Chance Hartman. Gage Watkins added three hits, while Cole Rosen and Michael Fisher each added two.


Hartman, Watkins and Fisher each drove in two runs.


Nate Drancik picked up the win on the hill, working 4 2/3 innings, allowing three runs, two earned, on two hits and four walks.

He struck out nine.

Southwood baseball wins
Southwood’s baseball team picked up its first home win of the season, 9-3, over Madison-Grant Monday.


The Knights collected 12 hits, six for extra bases, on the day.


Leading the charge with two hits each were Mason Yentes, Cam Ball, Tristin Hayslett and Gabe Lloyd.


Lloyd drew the start on the hill and went four innings, allowing three runs, one earned, on three hits while walking three and striking out five.


Carson Rich took on the relief role and shut down the Argylls, allowing no runs on one hit through three innings, striking out two and walking none.

Southwood baseball routs SW
Southwood’s baseball team took advantage of six Southern Wells errors in a 15-1 win over the Raiders in five innings Tuesday.


Gabe Lloyd led the offense with a 4-for-4 day at the plate with four base hits. He scored four runs and drove in two.


Alex Farr, Tristin Hayslett and Koby Thomas each added two hits.


Thomas drew the start and went three innings, allowing one unearned run on one hit. He walked five and struck out five.


Southwood returned to rout Whitko 13-3 in five innings on Wednesday.


Hayslett led the offense with a three-for-four performance with a home run and four RBIs.


Logan Barley started on the mound and the Knights, going four innings while allowing three earned runs on six hits. He strikeout out four and walked one.


Wabash baseball wins
Wabash’s baseball team improved to 7-0 with a 12-1 win in five innings over Elwood Tuesday.


The Apaches jumped out to a 9-0 lead through two innings and never looked back.


Payton Sodervick picked up the win on the hill, working a complete game. He allowed one earned run on two hits and no walks while striking out five.


Jared Holley had a double and triple at the plate for the Apaches, while Jasper Walter, Trenton Daughtry and Robert Irgang each recorded two RBIs.


The Apaches then opened Three Rivers Conference play with a 7-1 loss to Rochester on Wednesday. No further information was available.

Northfield softball wins
Northfield’s softball team improved to 3-4 on the year with a 14-5 win over Southern Wells Tuesday.


The Lady Norse built an 8-2 lead through three innings to set the tone.


Addi Baker had a stellar day at the plate, going 5-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and three RBIs.


Ally Keaffaber, Kenzie Baer and Faye Satterthwaite eeach added two hits, while Satterthwaite and Abby Hunter both added two RBIs.


Hunter took the win in the circle, working a complete game, allowing five runs on seven hits with seven walks and three strikeouts.


Northfied’s softball team then suffered a 6-3 loss to North Miami on Wednesday.


Jenna Krom, Keaffaber and Hunter each had two hits in the loss, while Baker belted another home run.


Keaffaber suffered the loss in the circle, working six innings while allowing five earned runs on nine hits and seven walks. She struck out six.

Wabash softball falls
Wabash’s softball team lost the lead late in a 10-6 loss to Bluffton Tuesday.


The game was tied at 5-5 in the bottom of the sixth before Bluffton rallied.


Sydnee Osborn recorded a two-RBI single in the first inning for the Apaches.


Wabash scored three runs in the fifth, led by a base hit by Kylie Brumley and a double from Whitney Working.


Working drew the start, and surrendered three runs on seven hits over four innings, striking out four.


Wabash returned to action Wednesday, and suffered a 9-1 loss to Rochester.


Tabatha Wagner suffered the loss in the circle in a complete-game effort. She allowed nine runs on 12 hits while striking out four.


Taylor Mettler went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Lady Apaches offense.

Southwood softball wins
Southwood’s softball team picked up a 6-2 win over Eastbrook Tuesday.


The Lady Knights pulled away for good with four runs in the third.


Kassity Simpson recorded an RBI double in the frame, while Maddie Turner added an RBI groundout. MaKenna Pace doubled home a run, and Tabitha Thomas added another RBI groundout.


Makenlie Lambert earned with win for Southwood in the circle, allowing 10 hits and two runs over seven innings, striking out three.


Southwood then fell to Whitko, 10-2, on Wednesday.


Simpson had two hits in the loss, including a double, while Pace drove in a run.


Lambert suffered the loss in the circle.

Wabash golf takes 2nd
The Wabash boys golf team took second place in a three-way meet with Oak Hill and Southwood Tuesday at Arbor Trace G.C.


Oak Hill won the match with a 162, while Wabash shot a 188 and Southwood fired a 192.


Oak Hill’s Blake LeFavour shot a 37 to take medalist honors.


Asif Khan carded a 39 to lead the Apaches, followed by Blayze Shemwell (44), Andrew Dinkins (48), Brodie Howard (59) and Wyatt Davis (57).

Wabash golf finishes 3rd
Wabash’s boys golf team finished third in a three-way match with Peru and Rochester Wednesday at Rock Hollow G.C.


Peru shot a 163 to win the match. Rochester carded a 201 and Wabash finished with 213.


Peru’s Kash Bellar and Corbin Robinson tied for medalist honors with 38s.


Khan led Wabash with a 44, while Shemwell added a 52. Dinkins (56), Taylor Coffman (61), Howard (62), and Davis (64) rounded out the Apaches scorecard.

Wabash girls track wins
Wabash’s girls track team won a three-way meet with Tippecanoe Valley and Northfield Tuesday, finishing with 79 points, ahead of Valley (49) and Northfield (20).


Leigha Boggs won the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles, then teamed with Mariah Wyatt, Lacy Crist and Madison Lutz to win the 4x100 relay.


Wyatt won the shot put and discus, while Lutz won the 100 dash and Linda Cordes won the 200 dash.


The 4x800 team of Morgan Mallow, Cordes, Macy Niccum and Kiley Stone won the 4x800.

Wabash track takes 2nd
The Wabash boys track team finished second in a three-way meet with Tippecanoe Valley and Northfield.


Valley won the meet with 73 points, with Wabash closely behind with 68, and Northfield finished third with 18.


Michael Cordes won the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles for the Apaches.


Blake Wiser won the 400, Ethan Kocher won the 800, Caleb Callahan won the 3,200, Luke Voirol won the discus, Blakley Cole won the 200, and the team of Kocher, Callahan, Justin Garrett and Jarrett Wilson won the 4x800 relay.

Southwood track takes 2nd
Southwood’s boys track team finished second in a three-way meet with Taylor and Maconaquah Tuesday.


Maconaquah won the meet with 80 points. Southwood was second with 68 and Taylor was third with 18.


Jackson Simons won the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles for the Knights, while Braden Sweet swept with 1,600 and 800.


The 4x100 team of Elijah Sutton, Alix Winer, Dawson Filip and Simons was victorious, and Filip won the long jump.

Southwood girls track takes 2nd
The Southwood girls track team finished second in a three-way meet with Maconaquah and Taylor Tuesday.


Maconaquah won the meet with 86 points, while Southwood was second with 50 and Taylor third with 30.


Morgan Farr won the 400 and 800 for the Knights, then teamed with Madison Johnson, Monica Hobson and Mya Denney to win the 4,800 relay.


Maggie Ball won the 100 hurdles, and Bailey Wyatt won the discus.

Posted on 2019 Apr 23