Knights get share of TRC baseball title

By Josh Sigler

With a 6-4 win over Peru Friday, Southwood’s baseball team earned a share of the Three Rivers Conference regular season championship.

The Knights share the crown with Rochester as both teams finished the regular season with 7-2 conference records.

Southwood won for the third time in as many days, taking the lead for good in the sixth inning on a Mason Yentes go-ahead run.

Alex Farr belted a solo home run in the fourth for the Knights.

Gabe Lloyd started on the hill, lasting four innings while allowing four ins on six hits. He struck out five and walked one.

Tristin Hayslett then entered in relief and shut Peru down, pitching three no-hit innings, striking out four and walking one.

The championship is the third in five years for the Knights.

Northfield baseball falls to Western
Northfield suffered a 9-4 loss to Western Saturday, being limited to three hits.

Clayton Tomlinson, Nate Drancik and Jarrett Shafer each had hits for the Norse.

Graydon Holmes suffered the loss on the hill, allowing seven earned runs in 5 1/3 innings of work. He allowed 13 hits, walked one and struck out two.

Wabash baseball tops NF
Wabash defeated Northfield 5-1 Saturday, holding the Norse to three hits.

James Booth had three hits and two RBIs for the Apaches in the win, while Bryant Boggs added a hit and two RBIs.

Payton Sodervick picked up the win on the hill. He allowed one run, none earned, in five innings of work while striking out three and walking one.

Northfield baseball tops Rochester
Northfield’s baseball team got a superb pitching performance from Nate Drancik in Tuesday’s 3-1 win over Rochester.

Drancik pitched a complete game, allowing one earned run on four hits and no walks while striking out 17.

Gage Watkins had two hits and an RBI in the win, and Chance Hartman and Jarrett Shafer both added RBIs.

Northfield baseball falls to Peru
Northfield’s baseball team suffered 9-5 loss to Peru Wednesday, being limited to just four hits.

Nate Drancik had two hits in the loss, while Cole Rosen and Clayton Tomlinson each added hits.

Jarrett Shafer suffered the loss for the Norse. He pitched 1 1/3 innings, allowing five earned runs on three hits and four walks while striking out two.

Tomlinson worked the final 5 2/3 innings, allowing four runs, two earned on seven hits and one walks while striking out six.

Northfield baseball falls to Mac
Northfield’s baseball team was defeated in extra innings by Maconquah, 5-3, Friday.

The Braves scored two runs in the top of the eighth to make the difference.

Northfield lost despite out-hitting Maconaquah 9-8.

Chance Hartman, Braden Ripplinger and Michael Fisher each had two hits to lead the Norse.

Jonah Truman suffered the loss on the hill despite working overtime.

He allowed five runs, four earned, on eight hits and three walks while striking out six in 7 1/3 innings of work.

Wabash baseball falls to Manchester
The Wabash baseball team was defeated by Manchester 4-3 Tuesday.

The Apaches out-hit Manchester 7-4 but made five errors in the contest.

Kallen Kelsheimer hit a two-run homer to start the scoring.

Wabash baseball tops Mac
Wabash’s baseball team defeated Maconaquah 5-4 Wednesday.

Kallen Kelsheimer and Payton Sodervick each had three hits to lead the Apache offense.

Joe Leland worked five innings on the hill, allowing one earned run on three hits while striking out four.

Sodervick worked the final two innings, allowing four hits and walking one.

Wabash baseball falls to Fairfield
Wabash baseball suffered a 3-2 loss to Fairfield to tall to 14-5 on the season.

Stats from the game were not available.

Southwood baseball tops NM
Southwood’s baseball team walloped North Miami 12-0 Wednesday to keep its conference championship hopes alive.

Logan Barley started on the mound and threw a complete-game, two-hit shutout in just 71 pitches. He struck out two and walked three.

He also went 3-for-4 at the plate with an RBI. Cam Ball added two hits and three RBIs.

Tristin Hayslett added a pair of base hits, Joey Bland smacked a triple, and Gabe Lloyd belted a home run and drove in three.

Southwood baseball tops Wabash
Southwood put its offense on display in a 15-2 win over Wabash Thursday.

Gabe Lloyd went 3-for-3 with two base hits and an home runs, while scoring three runs and driving in two.

Joey Bland was 3-for-3 with a grand slam, a double, and five RBIs.

Tristin Hayslett added a home run and four RBIs.

On the hill, Carson Rich threw a complete game, allowing two runs (one earned) over five innings. He walked two and struck out four.

Kallen Kelsheimer hit a solo home run for the Apaches.

Wabash baseball tops Mac
Wabash’s baseball team picked up a 5-4 win over Maconaquah Wednesday to improve to 14-3 on the season.

Kallen Kelsheimer had three hits, including a home run, for the Apaches.

Payton Sodervick added three hits and an RBI, and Trenton Daughtry finished with two hits and an RBI.

Joe Leland worked five innings on the hill, allowing two runs, one earned, on three hits and no walks. He struck out four.

Sodervick worked the other two innings on the mound, allowing two runs, none earned, on four hits and a walk.

Wabash tennis tops Mac
Wabash’s girls tennis team picked up a 3-2 victory over Maconaquah on senior night Monday.

Halle Miller recorded a 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 win at No. 3 singles for the Lady Apaches.

The senior duo of Brooke Irgang and Isabel France picked up a 6-2, 6-0 decision, and the No. 2 tandem of Annie Cole and Evelynn Gray won 6-0, 2-6, 7-5.

Wabash tennis falls to Peru
Wabash fell in a tennis match with Peru, 4-1, Wednesday.

Cole and Gray picked up the lone win for the Lady Apaches at No. 2 singles, 7-5, 6-7, 7-5.

Southwood softball falls to Peru
Peru scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to overtake Southwood for an 8-7 win over the Lady Knights Monday.

MaKenna Pace led the Lady Knights with a double, a triple and two RBIs.

Pace also suffered the loss in the circle, working 3 2/3 innings while allowing six runs, five earned. She walked five and struck out one.

Southwood softball falls to Ole Miss
Southwood’s softball team dropped a 2-1 decision to Mississinewa Tuesday.

The Lady Knights were limited to two hits, one each from Ashley Smith and Tabitha Thomas.

Smith drew the start in the circle and suffered the loss. She pitched six innings, allowing two runs, one earned, on seven hits while striking out one.

Southwood softball splits with AC
Southwood’s softball team split a pair of contests with Adams Central Saturday.

The Lady Knights fell in the opener, 10-0, and were no-hit.

Southwood bounced back to win the nightcap 5-4.

Tabitha Thomas and Keagan Simpson each had a hit and an RBI in the win.

Kassity Simpson and MaKenna Pace added hits.

Makenlie Lambert pitched a complete game to take the win.

She allowed four runs, two earned on five hits and two walks while striking out three.

Manchester softball tops Wabash
Manchester scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat Wabash 5-4 in an extra-inning softball affair Tuesday.

Torina Runkel and Mackenzie Day each had three hits for the Lady Squires, while Emma Evans and Avery Howard each had two.

Kindra Stetzel took the win in the circle in relief, working four innings, allowing two hits and one unearned run with two walks and two strikeouts.

Whitney Working suffered the loss for the Apaches in a complete game effort. She allowed 14 hits and five runs, three earned, while walking one and striking out six.

Katie Newman had three hits to lead Wabash.

Manchester softball falls to Rochester
Manchester’s softball team suffered an 8-6 loss to Rochester Wednesday.

Kindra Stetzel led the Lady Squires at the plate with three hits and three RBIs.

Emma West, Torina Runkel and Mackenzie each added two hits.

Runkel suffered the loss in the circle, lasting 2 2/3 innings. She allowed seven runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out three

Emma Evans worked the final 4 1/3 innings of relief, scattering five hits and allowing one run while striking out one.

Southwood softball falls to NM
Southwood’s softball team suffered a 9-2 loss to North Miami Wednesday.

Kassity Simpson, Tabitha Thomas and Madi Turner each had doubles for the Lady Knights.

Ashlie Smith suffered the loss. She worked 4 2/3 innings, allowing seven earned runs on 11 hits while striking out one.

Manchester softball tops Warsaw
Manchester’s softball squad picked up a 4-0 win over Warsaw Saturday.

McKenzie Day led the offense with two hits and two RBIs, while Kindra Stetzel added three hits.

Stetzel worked a complete game in the circle to pick up the win.

She completed the shit out on four hits and five walks, striking out six.

Northfield softball tops Peru
Northfield’s softball team recorded a 7-4 win over Peru Wednesday.

Abby Hunter led the Lady Norse with four hits and two RBIs, while Addi Baker added three hits in and RBI.
Elise Gottschalk added two hits and two RBIs.

Hunter took the win in the circle in a complete game. She allowed four runs, none earned, on six hits and a walk. She struck out one.

Wabash softball falls to Mac
Wabash fell behind early and couldn’t forge a comeback in a 12-2 loss to Maconaquah Wednesday.

Whitney Working took the loss for the Lady Apaches. She worked 3 1/3 innings, allowing nine hits and eight runs. Hannah Halverson threw 1 1/3 innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Kelsie Olinger, Halverson and Working each added a hit for Wabash.

Wabash golfers win
Wabash’s golf team picked up a 187-204 win over Tippecanoe Valley at Round Barn G.C. Tuesday.

Asif Khan led the Apaches with a 43. Blayze Shemwell added a 46, and Andrew Dinkins added a 50.

Wyatt Davis carded a 62 for Wabash, and Brodie Howard rounded out the scores with a 48.

Wabash, Southwood compete at Rock Hollow
Wabash finished in 14th place at the Peru Invitational at Rock Hollow Golf Club Saturday.

Peru’s Kash Bellar shot a 68 to take top honors.

Asif Khan shot an 86 to lead Wabash.

Blayze Shemwell added a 92, Andrew Dinkins shot a 110, Wyatt Davis added a 116 and Brodie Howard rounded out Wabash’s scores with a 121.

Carson Heath led Southwood to a 15th place finish with a 97.

Ket Baldwin added a 103, Logan Arnold shot a 109, Baron Hedrick shot a 110, and Adam Spaulding added a 116.

Squire golfers in on senior night
Manchester’s golf team recorded a win in a three-way match against Whitko and Tippecanoe Valley Thursday.

Manchester shot a season low 161 to top the Wildcats (191) and Vikings (215).

Harley Kruschwitz took medalist honors with a two-under 34. Owen Kruschwitz added a 38, Mathias McLaughlin added a 40, Logan Parrett carded a 49 and Konrad Borgmann fired a 50.

Wabash girls track takes 4th
The Wabash girls track team finished fourth in the IHSAA sectional Tuesday.

Mariah Wyatt finished first in the discus and second in the shot put to advance in both events.

Leigha Boggs finished third in the pole vault to also advance to the regional.

Manchester had a plethora of athletes advance to the regional round of Tuesday’s sectional.

Gabby Brewer won the long jump. Olivia Auler took second in the 100-meter dash, and Katie Barker took second in the 100 meter hurdles.

Maddy Evans, Anna Marcum, Ainsley West and Kambree Cashdollar teamed to finished second in the 4x800 relay.

Auler, Brewer, Kailea Kerr and Kealan Creager took second in the 4x100 relay, and the team of Kerr, Barker, McKenna Rickert and Carissa Edwards finished third in the 4x400 relay.

Kerr also finished third in the 400, while Sarah Pegg finished third in the discus.

Kashdollar rounded out Manchester’s advancers with a fourth-place finish in the 1,600.

Wabash boys track takes 6th
The Wabash track and field team placed six in the IHSAA Sectional Thursday and Friday.

The 4x800 relay team of Aaron Nickerson, Dereck Vogel, Blakely Cole and Zack Reed were sectional champions, and set a new school record in a time of 8:15.10

Nickerson placed fourth in the 1,600 in 4:34.54, and teammate Caleb Callahan placed seventh in 4:43.58.

Reed finished third in the 800.

In the 3,200, Koby Prater finished third while Vogel was fourth.

The shot put saw Luke Voirol set a new personal record of 41-0.75.

And, Jimmy Smith set a new personal record in the pole vault, clearing 10-0.

Posted on 2019 May 21