Terre Haute North remained unbeaten in nine-hole boys high school golf matches Tuesday, outcoring Northview 163-184 at Hulman Links.
It was the first match of the season for the Patriots on their home course, improving to 5-0. They’ll wind up the regular season with three matches at the course next week.
Sophomore Adam LaGrange carded 38 with one birdie to take medalist honors. Andrew Behnke had 40, Sam Pollock 42 and Ryan Baker 43 to round out the North scoring.
Senior Larry Knight led the Knights with 41. Freshman Seth Payton had 46, Jaqueb Taylor 48 and Dylan Nesty 49 for the Knights.
Northview is 4-6 in nine-hole matches after losing to a strong Greeencastle team Monday.
Both teams have matches on Thursday and will compete in tournaments on Saturday. North will be in the Crawfordsville Invitational while Northview vies for Western Indiana Conference honors at Idle Creek.
“Adam played well. He’s been solid all year. The rest need to work on being a little more consistent,” North coach Abe Nasser Jr. said.
“We had disappointing scores. Larry had a solid round but the rest didn’t show up to play,” said Northview coach Josh Trout.
Terre Haute North 163, Northview 184
Terre Haute North (163) — Sam Pollock 42, Adam LaGrange 38, Evan Perdiew 44, Andrew Behnke 40, Brendan O’Connell 44, Ryan Baker 43.
Northview (184) — Larry Knight 41, Jaqueb Taylor 48, Keegan Roembke 51, Dylan Nesty 49, Seth Payton 46.
Next — Both teams have matches Thursday. North (5-0) plays South Vermillion at Geneva Hills. Northview (4-6) meets Clay City at Forest Park.
In other boys high school golf Tuesday:
• Cloverdale 187, Clay City 198 — At Clover Meadows, Clay City’s Darius Farmer earned medalist honors with a 41, but the Clovers emerged triumphant as a team.
Cloverdale 186, Clay City 198
Cloverdale (186) — Colte Tomlinson 44, Brody Pfaff 46, Rylan Mattocks 47, Aaron Whitlock 49.
Clay City (198) — Darius Farmer 41, Rhett Bigger 49, Koby Rhodes 52, Jordan Tooloose 56.
Next — Cloverdale (5-6) hosts the Putnam County tournament Thursday at Clover Meadows.
• Northview 7, South Vermillion 2 — At Clinton, winning pitcher Kodie Girton struck out 10 batters and contributed a triple on offense to help the visiting Knights clinch the Western Indiana Conference championship outright with a 5-0 record.
Northview 200 500 0 — 7 8 1
South Vermillion 000 001 1 — 2 5 3
Girton (W, 3-1) and Glenn; Lawson, Vaughan (4) and Vaughan, Lawson (4). W — Lawson, 1-3.
Highlights — For Northview, winning pitcher Kodie Girton struck out 10 batters and contributed a triple on offense, Zach Hull went 2 for 3 with a double, T.J. Decker had a double and 2 RBIs and Connor Pierce knocked in 2 runs. For South Vermillion, Josh Vaughan went 2 for 4 with a double.
Next — Northview (15-3 overall, 5-0 WIC) will be at home Friday to take on Owen Valley. South Vermillion (5-12, 1-4) will play today at Fountain Central.
• Shakamak 8, Eminence 0 — At Eminence, Brodie Crowe pitched a five-hit shutout and went 4 for 4 with a double to help the Class A No. 3-ranked Lakers emerge victorious.
Shakamak 000 200 6 — 8 15 1
Eminence 000 000 0 — 0 5 3
Crowe (W, 3-0) and Sweet; Haymond, Jobes (7) and Moss. L — Haymond.
Highlights — For Shakamak, Brodie Crowe pitched a 5-hit shutout and went 4 for 4 with a double, Christian Burris went 2 for 3 with 2 runs, Luke Sweet went 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBIs, Brock Dowell went 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs and Dylan Collins went 2 for 5 with a double.
Next — Shakamak (15-3) will play Thursday at Bloomfield.
• Terre Haute North 4, North Central 0 — At Terre Haute North, Adler Ingalsbe struck out 10 and walked none, and Scottie Finzel had a triple to lead Terre Haute North to victory.
North Central 000 000 0 — 0 6 3
Terre Haute North 002 020 x — 4 6 1
Strain (L) and Johnson; Ingalsbe (W, 4-2), Hicks (6) and Schofstall, Hannum (7).
Highlights — For Terre Haute North, Scottie Finzel went 1 for 3 with a triple; Zach Milam 2 for 3 with 2 runs; Cody Gardner 1 for 3 with a run; Colton Pittman 1 for 2 with an RBI; Nick Norton 1 for 1; Tony Rosselli added an RBI; and Adler Ingalsbe struck out 10 with no walks. For North Central, Nate Lyday went 2 for 3; Daniel Loveall, Cole Johnson and Luke Copeland went 1 for 3.
Next — Terre Haute North (13-8) plays Friday at Mooresville.
• Riverton Parke 5, Rockville 4 — At Mecca, Davey Anstead doubled in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to lift Riverton Parke to a Wabash River Conference victory against rival Rockville.
Luthar Mathas provided a game-tying RBI single in the fifth for the Panthers and Matt Haltom pitched a complete-game victory.
Rockville 111 100 0 — 4 5 1
Riverton Parke 001 030 1 — 5 7 1
Waltz, Woodard (1), White (5) and Fisher; Haltom (W, 2-2) and Obenchain. L — White.
Highlights — For Riverton Parke, Davey Anstead went 3 for 4 with a double and 3 RBIs; Matt Haltom struck out five; and Luthar Mathas was 2 for 3 with an RBI.
Next — Riverton Parke (4-14, 2-7) plays tonight at home against North Vermillion.
• Sullivan 6, Owen Valley 1 — At Spencer, Casey Garner and winning pitcher Bryce Bement each doubled to lead the visiting Golden Arrows to victory.
Sullivan 021 210 0 — 6
Owen Valley 000 001 0 — 1
WP — Bement.
Highlights — For Sullivan, Casey Garner and winning pitcher Bryce Bement each doubled and James Lisman scored 2 runs.
Next — Sullivan (12-8) will visit Terre Haute South on Thursday.
• Shakamak 10, Eminence 3 — At Jasonville, Jazmine Martin went 5 for 5 with three runs scored for the Lakers, who pounded out 16 hits.
Eminence 000 030 0 — 3 3 2
Shakamak 210 205 x — 10 16 1
Hunter (L) and Hostetler; Samm (W, 10-5) and Chesterfield.
Highlights — For Shakamak, Jazmine Martin went 5 for 5 with 3 runs and an RBI; Mikayla Crane 3 for 3 with 2 runs, 3 RBIs and a double; Kelsey Samm 1 for 3 with a double; Amber Chesterfield 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs and a run; Kelsey Pilant 2 for 4 with an RBI; Megan Miller 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run; and Lacey Gilbert 1 for 4 with a run.
Next — Shakamak (12-9 plays Thursday at home against Cloverdale.
• North Vermillion 9, Turkey Run 6 — At Cayuga, Tori Kilgore went 3 for 4 with a triple to lead the Falcons to a Wabash River Conference win.
Turkey Run 010 130 1 — 6 7 3
North Vermillion 123 300 x — 9 12 2
Basan and Wood; Kilgore (W, 7-5) and Norris.
Highlights — ForTurkey Run, Haley Cox had a triple; Crum had 3 hits and Wood had 2 hits. For North Vermillion, Tori Kilgore went 3 for 4 with a triple; Lindsay Moore 3 for 4 with 2 runs; Taylen Balding 2 for 4 with 2 doubles; and Whitney McMasters had 2 hits.
Next — North Vermillion (8-7 overall, 5-3 WRC) plays tonight at Rockville.
• Northview 5, South Vermillion 3 — At Clinton, winning pitcher Taylor Carter went 2 for 4 to help the visiting Knights chalk up a Western Indiana Conference victory.
Northview 200 000 3 — 5 7 0
South Vermillion 000 100 2 — 3 6 1
Carter (W, 13-5) and Hughes; Dunegan & Hixon
Highlights — For Northview, winning pitcher Taylor Carter was 2 for 4 with a run scored, Ashley Hughes had 2 hits and 2 runs scored, Alyssa Conrad knocked in 2 runs and Whitney Halfhill and Jensen Swaim each added a double.
Next — Northview (18-5 overall, 3-1 WIC) will play today at North Central.
• Sullivan 12, Owen Valley 1 — At Spencer, the Golden Arrows picked up a Western Indiana Conference road victory.
Sullivan 120 045 — 12
Owen Valley 000 010 — 1
WP — Jones.
No Sullivan highlights were provided.
• Robinson 6, Flora 3 — At Flora, Ill., Stevie Shew went 3 for 4 with two RBIs to lead the Maroons to victory.
Robinson 200 031 0 — 6 10 3
Flora 000 102 0 — 3 8 0
Shew, Bayless (6) and Stone; Jennings and Sulsberger.
Highlights — For Robinson, Stevie Shew went 3 for 4 with 2 RBIs; Madison Bayless 2 for 4 with 2 runs; Mariah Hickey 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs; and Emma Stone 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI.
At Clay City
Terre Haute South 010 080 0 — 9 11 0
Clay City 003 000 0 — 3 4 0
Reining, Stout (6) and Scamihorn; Jeffers and Booe. W — Reinig, 7-2. HR — THS: Stout (2).
Highlights — For South, Marissa Stout smashed a grand-slam homer in the go-ahead 5th inning, Kelsey Marlow went 3 for 4 with a triple and double, Ashley Watkins and Shelbi Scamihorn each went 2 for 3 with a double and Becca Latta went 2 for 4 with a triple and 2 RBIs. For Clay City, Maria Walton went 2 for 3.
Next — South (17-7) will be at home Thursday to face Linton.
Western Indiana Conference championships
Field events only
Team results — Brown County 67, Edgewood 44, Northview 43.50, Owen Valley 14, South Vermillion 13, Sullivan 12.50.
HJ — Anglea Hacker (Edg) 5-4; Jessica Shaffer (BC) 5-0; Brooke Deighton (Nv) 5-0.
LJ — Leanna Knight (Nv) 16-6.75; Harley Rogers (BC) 14-8.75; Jenni Wilkes (Sul) 14-6.
PV — Emily Brady (BC) 8-0; Rogers (BC) 8-0; Morgan Holt (Nv) 7-6.
SP — Jessica Hoskins (BC) 33-10; Alexus Bex (Nv) 30-6; Alicia Wilson (OV) 30-1.50.
D — Bex (Nv) 100-0.50; Kelsey Weddle (Edg) 94-1; Bethany Holland (WV) 92-9.
Team results — Edgewood 66, Northview and Owen Valley 36, West Vibo 27, South Vermillion and Brown County 10, Sullivan 9.
HJ — Michael Bowman (Edg) 6-2; Derek Drive (Edg) 6-0; Patrick Durcholz (Nv) 6-0.
LJ — James Ridge (Edg) 20-8.50; Justin Manlove (SV) 19-11; Ryan Vernelson (Sul) 19-3.50.
PV — Blake Edwards (Edg) 12-6; Devin Bull (WV) 12-0; Wyatt Young (Nv) 11-6.
SP — Ethan Stewart (Nv) 45-9; Jesse Miller (Nv) 43-10; Patrick Mosby (Edg) 41-7.
D — Alex May (WV) 139-7; Drake Hendricks (OV) 132-0; Logan Britton (OV) 128-6.
Owen Valley 3, Sullivan 2
Singles — Taylor Shake (S) def. Kayla Samick 6-1, 6-1; Victoria Byerly (OV) def. Shelby Pierce 4-6, 7-5, 7-6; Abigail Hornbeck (S) def. Rachel Truax 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles — Jocelyn McKay-Taylar Ranard (OV) def. Meredith Secrest-Shai Dean 7-5, 6-2; Hannah Corder-Tiffony Kong-Mikayla Turner-Bridget Bailey 6-4, 6-0.
Northview 4, South Putnam 1
Singles — Ericak Minor (SP) def. Haley Leach 6-4, 6-4; Nicole Linton (Nv) def. Jade Asher 6-1, 6-0; Kelsey Oehler (Nv) def. Kelley Hayden 6-2, 7-5.
Doubles — Jenna Smith-Trisha Cox (Nv) def. Caitlyn Boyce-Madison Cash 6-3, 6-3; Kaysia Reberger-Shelby Timberman (Nv) def. Cierra Brown-Kassie Rains 6-2, 6-0,
JV — Northview won 6-1.
Next — Northview plays today at Danville.
Terre Haute North remained unbeaten in nine-hole boys high school golf matches Tuesday, outcoring Northview 163-184 at Hulman Links.
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When honoring athletes after a season of excellence, the phrase “what might have been” doesn’t usually come up.
But in the case of Terre Haute South’s Jackson Bertoli and Terre Haute North’s TaPring Goatee – the Tribune-Star’s Athletes of the Year for spring sports – there’s an air of unfinished business despite obvious recent successes.
Post 346 opens tournament with two victories
Preston Tofaute got on base enough to score three runs, Cody Thornton smashed a two-run triple in the first inning and pitcher Pete Lannoo scattered four hits over a seven-inning complete game.
All of that helped Wayne Newton Post 346 down Lafayette Post 11 by a 7-2 score in the opener of the Terre Haute Inviatational tournament for American Legion baseball Thursday afternoon at Terre Haute North High School.
North boys move up to 13th in golf state finals
Early Wednesday morning, Terre Haute North senior Ryan Baker and coach Abe Nasser headed out to the Legends of Indiana Golf Course for a range session.
Baker wasn’t happy with the 85 he shot in Tuesday’s first round of the IHSAA boys golf state finals.
“He was frustrated,” Nasser said.
Problem solved. Baker bounced back with a 2-over 74 Wednesday, helping the Patriots improve their team score by seven strokes.
The Patriots shot 304 as a team Wednesday, giving them a two-day score of 615, good for 13th place in the 15-team field.
Big hill to climb for North golf
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Top of her game
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Camp, Howe win, then lose in state tennis tourney
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Terre Haute North heading back to state finals in boys golf
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North, South, Sullivan to compete at golf regional
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Terre Haute North falls 6-1 to Brownsburg in opening game of Class 4A Regional
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Terre Haute North girls shine on dreary day at track state finals
Led by a record setting 3,200-meter relay team and Keirra Porter’s long jump, Terre Haute North turned in its best finish ever in the 40th annual IHSAA Girls Track & Field Championships on Saturday at Indiana University in Bloomington.
Valley teams will have to wait until Monday for baseball regionals
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Rockville's season ends at Lafayette Central Catholic
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IHSAA boys state track finals: Standing alone
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Terre Haute North, West Vigo return to baseball regionals
Terre Haute North’s baseball team hasn’t participated in an IHSAA regional since 2006. West Vigo’s wait hasn’t been as long, but it was 2010 when the Vikings last advanced from a sectional.
Patriots girls take aim at state track title
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South, North track athletes looking for big performances at state finals
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South Vermillion softball can't overcome errors, Tri-West
Uncharacteristic errors led to eight unearned runs and hard-luck hitting made that impossible to overcome for South Vermillion, which fell 8-0 to Tri-West in Class 3A regional play.
Clay City softball comes up short against Lutheran
Clay City closed its high school softball season Tuesday night with the best record ever for the program at 21-9.
The Eels wanted to add another win, the school’s first regional title, but they came up short.
PREP ROUNDUP: Rockville wins baseball sectional
Rockville won its own Class A sectional in high school baseball Tuesday, defeating Covington 10-4 in the rain-delayed championship game.
Class 4A Terre Haute South Sectional:The wait is over
Three minutes into an interview with various media members, Terre Haute North baseball coach Shawn Turner couldn’t react fast enough to avoid a bucket of ice water being dumped over his head from behind by his giddy players. The soaking-wet Turner could shake it off with a smile, however, because his Patriots had just won the IHSAA Class 4A Terre Haute South Sectional championship with a 13-3 six-inning triumph over Plainfield on Monday evening.
Class 4A Terre Haute South Sectional: TH North, Plainfield win squeakers
The high school baseball teams of Terre Haute North and Plainfield proved Monday that what a batter does early in the game is not necessarily indicative of what he will do in the late innings.
Class 2A Linton Sectional: Eastern rains on Sullivan parade
Mother Nature put Sullivan’s quest for a high school baseball sectional championship on hold Monday night at Linton-Stockton High School. Sullivan (14-15) and Eastern Greene (16-7) will resume play in the Class 2A Sectional 47 championship game at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Linton’s Roy Herndon Field.
Opening Day: Terre Haute Rex host Quincy
In his first season at the helm, first-year Terre Haute Rex manager Ronnie Prettyman is going to be surrounded by men he knows and trusts.
Class A Shakamak Sectional: Stout pitching leads Union, Shakamak to final
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Class A Rockville Sectional: Covington, Rockville title game postponed
Rockville and Covington won semifinal high school baseball games Monday to advance to the championship game of the Rockville Class A Sectional. Due to rain, the championship game was postponed. A decision was expected this morning whether the game will be played today or Wednesday.
South Vermillion, Linton, Clay City look to stay alive in softball
There might have been as many reasons to think they wouldn’t be winning sectionals this spring as evidence to show they would, but high school softball teams from South Vermillion, Linton and Clay City will be playing one-game regionals Tuesday with the chance to keep defying the odds.
West Vigo back on top of Class 3A baseball sectional
West Vigo won its sectional with a 6-4 victory over South Vermillion on a rainy night at Dick Ballinger Field.
South runs into ‘buzzsaw’ at girls tennis semistate
Postmatch interviews don’t often begin with a coach and a reporter ready to blurt out the same word, but that was the case for Bill Blankenbaker and his interviewer Saturday morning after the Center Grove Semistate for girls high school tennis.
Unfortunately for Blankenbaker’s Terre Haute South team, that word was “buzzsaw.”
Greenwood’s Kawamoto twins made quick work of the top of the Braves’ singles lineup, so despite stellar efforts by both South doubles teams the Woodmen’s 3-2 victory didn’t seem all that close.
Greenwood moves on to Fishers, where it plays Floyd Central or Jasper on Friday in the state quarterfinals.
Also playing Friday, but at Park Tudor, will be South’s Miranda Camp and Nicole Howe, who reached the individual doubles finals for the second straight season by virtue of their 6-4, 6-2 win over the Greenwood team of Taylor Hudnall and Brittany Toney.
“It’s really exciting,” said Howe of the prospect of a second straight finals trip, “but I wish our team could’ve gone with us.”
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