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Norse down No. 7 Apaches

By Josh Sigler
jsigler@thepaperofwabash.com

Northfield’s baseball team scored a come-from-behind, 7-5 victory over Class 2A No. 7-ranked Wabash Monday night.


Trailing 5-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth, the Norse pushed across three runs in the fourth and four runs in the fifth to take a 7-5 lead.


Jarrett Shafer enjoyed a big game in the win for Northfield. He went 3-for-3 at the plate with two RBIs, and was also the winning pitcher, working 4 1/3 innings of relief while allowing one earned run on three hits and one walk. He struck out three.
Clayton Tomlinson added a hit and three RBIs in the win.


Trenton Daughtry suffered the loss on the hill for the Apaches. He worked four innings, allowing six runs, two earned, on seven hits and no walks while striking out three.


Robert Irgang went 2-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs, and Blake Gribben added two hits and an RBI in the loss.

Northfield baseball tops Manchester
Northfield continued its winning ways with a 3-2 win over Manchester, scoring runs in the fifth and sixth to overtake the Squires.


Northfield pitching limited the Squires to one hit. Nate Drancik drew the start and allowed two runs, one earned on no hits and four walks while striking out six.


Jarrett Shafer wound up getting the win, pitching three innings, allowing one hit and one walk while striking out one.


Chance Hartman and Clayton Tomlinson each had two hits and an RBI in the win.

Northfield baseball tops TC
Northfield pushed across runs in the sixth and seventh to help send the Norse to a 4-3 win over Tri-Central in in the opening game of the Madison-Grant Classic.


The Norse were winning the championship game of the classic when it was called due to rain.


Cole Rosen and Clayton Tomlinson both had two hits in the win, while Braden Ripplinger added two RBIs.


Jonah Truman drew the start and went 4 1/3 innings, allowing three runs, no earned, on two hits, four walks and seven strikeouts.


Tomlinson took the win in relief. He lasts 2 2/3 innings, allowing no runs on one hit while fanning five.

Wabash baseball tops TV
Wabash’s baseball team improved to 13-3 on the season with a 5-3 win over Tippecanoe Valley Friday.


Trenton Daughtry, Kallen Kelsheimer and Robert Irgang each had two hits for the Apaches, while Blake Gribben drove in two runs.


Joe Leland drew the start and lasted 6 2/3 innings. He allowed one earned run on six hits and struck out six.

Wabash baseball falls
Wabash’s baseball team suffered a 5-2 loss to Logansport Tuesday.


Wabash was held to three hits, on each from Robert Irgang, Kallen Kelsheimer and Payton Sodervick.


Wabash fell to 12-3 on the season with the loss.

Southwood baseball falls to Eastbrook
Southwood’s baseball team suffered a 1-0 loss to Eastbrook Saturday.


Gabe Lloyd, Tristin Hayseltt and Koby Thomas each had hits in the loss.


Southwood pitchers combined to allow one unearned run over six innings. They walked just one and struck out nine.

Southwood baseball falls to Rochester
Southwood’s baseball team was defeated by Rochester 8-3 Wednesday night.


Rochester put up three on the board and four in the fifth before Southwood could score.


Southwood was limited to three hits on the day, singles from Logan Barley and Alex Farr, and a double from Cam Ball.


Carson Rich suffered his first loss of the season on the hill for the Knights.


He allowed seven runs (six earned) on nine hits over five innings. He struck out five and walked two.

Northfield softball tops Manchester
Northfield’s softball team recorded a 10-0 victory over Manchester Monday.


The Lady Norse recorded all 10 runs in the fifth inning to overtake the Lady Squires.


Kindra Stetzel and Emma Garriot both recorded doubles for Manchester.


Stetzel suffered the loss in the circle, allowing 10 runs, four earned, on 12 hits while striking out seven.


Addi Baker had a huge game at the plate for Northfield, going 3-for-4 with six RBIs.


Faye Satterthwaite and Elise Gottschalk each added two hits and an RBI, and Bailey Burcroff added two RBIs.


Abby Hunter recorded a shut out in the circle, scattering five hits and walking three while striking out seven.

Northfield softball tops Marion
Northfield’s softball team routed Marion Tuesday, 13-3.


The Lady Norse pushed across eight runs in the fourth to put the game out of reach.


Ally Keaffaber led the Northfield offense with three hits and three RBIs.


Emma Hoover added a hit and three RBIs, while Jenna Krom and Abby Hunter both added two hits.


Ally Keaffaber took the win in the circle, working a complete game. She allowed three runs on six hits and six walks while striking out eight.

Northfield softball tops Wabash
Northfield’s softball team picked up a 10-0 win over Wabash on Wednesday.


Ally Keaffaber led the Norse offense with two hits and four RBIs. Jenna Krom and Kyra Kennedy each added two hits.


Abby Hunter pitched a shutout in the circle, allowing six hits and one walk while fanning three

Southwood softball tops Wabash
Southwood’s softball team picked up a 7-2 win over Wabash Monday.


Makenlie Lambert pitched the Knights to victory. She surrendered one run on one hit over five innings, striking out two and walking none. MaKenna Pace threw two innings in relief.


Whitney Working took the loss for Wabash, allowing nine hits and seven runs over six innings, striking out nine.


Southwood tallied nine hits on the day. Pace, Ashley Smith and Thomas all managed multiple hits for Southwood. Pace led the Lady Knights with three hits in four at-bats.


Katie Newman, Sydnee Osborn, Kandon Pries, Kelsie Olinger and Kaydence Collins each collected one hit to lead the Apaches.

Southwood softball tops Rochester
Kassity Simpson smacked a home run in an 11-9 victory for Southwood over Rochester in softball action Wednesday.


Makenlie Lambert led the Knights to victory in the circle. She allowed nine runs on five hits over seven innings, walking one.


Tabitha Thomas MaKenna Pace, Mariah Brown, Kassity Simpson Maddie Turner and Erin McGouldrick all had a hit to lead Southwood.

Manchester softball tops Southwood
Manchester’s softball team defeated Southwood 11-7 Tuesday night.


The Lady Squires pounded out 19 hits to aid the winning cause.


McKenzie Day and Andrea Kahn each had three hits to lead Manchester, while Emma West, Torina Runkel and Kindra Stetzel each added two hits.


Emma Evans picked up the win in the circle in relief. She worked 5 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run on five hits while stiking out two.


MaKenna Pace suffered the loss for Southwood in relief. She allowed four runs in two innings of work on eight hits.


Tabitha Thomas had three hits for the Lady Knights, and Keagan Simpson added two.

Manchester falls in seventh
Manchester’s softball team dropped a 7-6 decision to Maconaquah Wednesday.


The Braves scored two in the sixth and one in the seventh to take the win.


Emma West, Avery Howard and Andrea Kahn each had two hits for the Squires, with Howard driving in two runs.


Kindra Stetzel suffered the loss in the circie, working 4 1/3 innings, she allowed seven runs, five earned, on seven hits and four walks while striking out five.


Wabash softball falls to TV
Wabash suffered a 14-5 loss to Tippecanoe Valley Friday.


The Apaches racked up nine hits in the loss. Kylie Brumley, Sydnee Osborn and Whitney Working each had multiple hits for Wabash.

Wabash softball falls to Taylor

Wabash’s softball team took a 3-1 loss to Taylor Saturday.

Hannah Halverson drew the start and recorded 15 outs.


Halverson also had an RBI double.


Taylor Mettler, Whitney Working and Katie Newman each tallied multiple hits in the loss.


In the nightcap of the doubleheader, Wabash fell 13-6.


Working toed the rubber, and surrendered eight runs on nine hits over five innings, striking out three. Halverson threw two innings out of the bullpen.


Halverson also belted a home run for the Apaches.

Southwood drops twinbill to OH
Southwood’s softball team dropped a pair of games to Oak Hill Saturday, falling in the opener 13-3 and the nightcap 18-4.


In the opener, Keagan Simpson and Tabitha Thomas both recorded doubles, while MaKenna Pace smacked a home run.


Simpson and Thomas also both had doubles in the nightcap, while Mariah Brown, Pace, Simpson and Thomas each had RBIs.

Southwood tops Bluffton
Southwood’s softball team picked up a 16-10 win over Bluffton in a high-scoring affair Thursday.


Kassity Simpson and Tabitha Thomas both connected for doubles, while MaKenna Pace and Keagan Simpson both smacked homers for the Knights.


Pace finished with five RBIs, while Simpson and Thomas both added two RBIs apiece.

Wabash tennis tops TV
Wabash’s girls tennis team picked up a 3-2 win over Tippecanoe Valley Tuesday.


Brooke Irgang was a 6-0. 6-3 winner at No. 1 singles, while Bella Carillo took a 7-6, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles.


The No. 2 doubles team of Annie Cole and Evelynn Gray picked up the clinching point, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.

Wabash tennis falls to NF
Wabash’s girls tennis team was defeated by Northfield 3-2 Wednesday.


Bella Carrillo took a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles for the Apaches, while the No. 2 team of Annie Cole and Evelynn Gray took a 6-2, 6-3 win.

Southwood tennis falls to TV
Southwood’s tennis team dropped a 4-1 decision to Tippecanoe Valley Friday.


Allison Steele picked up a 6-2, 6-0 win for the Knights at No. 1 singles.

Manchester tennis tops Peru
Manchester’s tennis team picked up a 4-1 win over Peru to improve to 9-3 on the year.


The Squires swept the single spots.


Kelsey Eichenauer took a 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles, Halle Briner was a 6-0, 6-2 winner at No. 2 singles, and Eva Bazzoni took a 6-1, 6-4 decision at No. 3 singles.


The No. 2 tandem of Rebekah Pyle and Alyssa Marvel was a 6-2, 6-3 winner to rounded out the victors for the Squires.

Southwood tennis falls
Southwood’s tennis team dropped a 3-2 decision to Blackford Thursday.


No. 3 singles player Madison Snyder took a 7-6, 6-0 win for the Knights.


Anne Ridgeway and Shyla Judy picked up a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 win at No. 2 doubles for Southwood.

Southwood golfers take third
Southwood’s boys golf team finished third in a three-way match with Manchester and Rochester. Manchester won with a 177, Rochester was second with a 193, and Southwood was third with a 219.


Carson Heath led Southwood with a 52, Ket Baldwin fired a 53, Baron Hedrick shot a 56, Adam Spaulding carded a 58 and Landon Topliff carded a 78.


Harley Kruschwitz was medalist with an even par 36. Owen Kruschwitz shot a 39, Klayton Hendrix followed with a 48, and Mathias McLaughlin shot a 54. Logan Parrett rounded out Manchester’s scores with a 58.

Southwood golfers take third
Southwood’s boys golf team took third in a three-way match with Eastbrook and Southern Wells Thursday.


Eastbrook won with 181, Southern Wells was second with 187 and Southwood was third with 192.


Carson Heath shot a 43 to lead the Knights, followed by Ket Baldwin’s 48, Baron Hedrick’s 50, Adam Spaulding’s 51 and Logan Arnold’s 53.

TRC Golf
Wabash’s boys golf team finished eighth in the Three Rivers Conference golf meet at Rozella Ford G.C. in Warsaw with a 409.


Asif Khan led Wabash with an 87, Blayze Shemwell added a 95, Andrew Dinkins followed with a 107, while Wyatt Davis shot a 107 and Taylor Coffman fired a 134.


Peru won the meet with a 329.


Southwood finished seventh as a team, led by Logan Arnold’s 94. Carson Heath added a 100, as did Ket Baldwin. Baron Hedrick shot a 110, and Adam Spaulding added a 113.


Northfield competed without a complete team.


Toby Baer shot an 81 to lead the Norse. Quentin Dale shot a 112 and Keaton Stout shot a 115.

Posted on 2019 May 14