Northview defeated South Vermillion 4-1 in the championship match of the Northview Sectional for boys high school tennis Saturday.
Skyler Holifield and Gaddis Baysinger pulled out a third-set tiebreaker at No. 1 doubles for the host school
The Knights (15-5) will advance to the Crawfordsville Regional, where their next match will be at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.
Singles — Devon Clark (N) def. Connor Blake 6-2, 6-2; Bryce Britton (N) def. Kam Weyrauch 6-2, 6-2; Ben Cvengros (SV) def. Damon Bass 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles — Skyler Holifield-Gaddis Baysinger (N) def. Aaron Hines-Kaden Lawson 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3); Alec Coughanowr-Kyle Moore (N) def. Erik Hire-Jordan Branz 6-2, 6-4.
Next — Northview (15-5) will compete at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in the Crawfordsville Regional against an opponent to be determined. South Vermillion finished its season 11-7.
• WIC winners named — At Clinton, Brown County won the team competition and Northview’s Nic Yocom was the first individual to cross the finish line in the Western Indiana Conference championships.
Team scores — Brown County 38, Northview 51, Edgewood 54, West Vigo 122, South Vermillion 141, Sullivan 148, Owen Valley 170.
Top 20 — Nic Yocom (N) 16:38.42, Michael Mest (E) 16:51.97, Alden Westscott (BC) 17:08.27, Michael Gossett (E) 17:16.69, Connor Guingrich (BC) 17:26.68, Ethan Sparks (OV) 17:40.07, Mark Phillips (E) 17:42.51, Eddie Ryan (BC) 17:43.30, Ian Heffner (N) 17:45.02, Zach Roush (BC) 17:45.60.
Cam Trout (N) 17:53.31, Chris Norman (BC) 18:19.26, Travis Bell (N) 18:23.18, Jonah Eckert (WV) 18:30.13, Tony Gaebel (SV) 18:32.95, Brock Updike (BC) 18:34.54, Josh Johnson (N) 18:41.26, Derek Braun (WV) 18:47.63, David Hardy (E) 19:00.95, Nick Harding (BC) 19:05.75.
• Sweet, Lakers win — At Jasonville, Luke Sweet of the host Lakers beat Parker Ramsey of Bloomfield to the finish line by a second and led Shakamak to the championship of the SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference.
Team scores — Shakamak 46, Bloomfield 59, Clay City 59 (third because of sixth runner), White River Valley 108, North Central 113, Eastern Greene 125, Linton and North Daviess incomplete.
Top 10 — Luke Sweet (S) 16:58, Parker Ramsey (B) 16:59, Janzen Franklin (L) 17:11, Dean Danner (NC) 17:26, Cole Riggleman (L) 17:27, Parker Ames (CC) 17:32, Justin Tatum (EG) 17:44, Blake Cochran (CC) 17:47, Conner Hill (WRV) 17:57, Eric Johnson (S) 17:59.
Other Shakamak — 11. Kyle Schubla 18:06, 14. Brett Yeryar 18:25, 19. Cody Moorman 18:43, 28. Clay Reynolds, 31. Samuel Messmer.
Other Bloomfield — 12. Conner Gadberry 18:11, 17. Brad Kirkley 18:40, 18. Brent Ellis 18:42, 21. Jared Bond 18:58, 25. Gage Abrams 19:53, 29. Spencer Warren.
Other Clay City — 13. Paiden Myers 18:15, 20. Michael Brooks 18:47, 24. Evan Rogers 19:39, 30. Travis Strauch, 32. John Hyatt.
Other White River Valley — 15. Buddy Davis 18:32, 27. Hunter Cornelius 20:02, 34. Brad Clifford, 36. Tyler York 22:10, 39. Levi Provo 22:38, 44. Vaughn Johnson 27:46.
Other North Central — 23. Matthew Fulford 19:30, 26. Jeremy Corbin 19:59, 35. Logan McDonald 21:41, 38. Levi Melchert 22:33, 42. Nathan Melchert 24:44.
Other Linton — 16. Eli Passen 18:39, 40. Andrew Lewellyn 23:28.
• WIC meet produces winners — At Clinton, Edgewood captured the team title and the Mustangs’ Hannah Sears was the first individual to cross the finish line in the Western Indiana Conference championships.
Team scores — Edgewood 39, Brown County 65, Northview 72, West Vigo 81, Owen Valley 116, Sullivan 136, South Vermillion 136.
Top 20 — Hannah Sears (E) 20:36.79, Rose Guingrich (BC) 20:59.72, Olivia Ashba (E) 21:35.03, Ashley Kidwell (N) 21:50.40, Amelia Weller (E) 21:58.23, Cheyenne Wright (OV) 22:17.41, Emily Conrad (N) 22:29.57, Corissa Proctor (BC) 22:54, Hannah Zadeii (N) 22:54.96, Shaelynn White (WV) 23:16.33.
Taylor Bunch (WV) 23:23.55, Stacy Nethery (E) 23:46.16, Acetha Tolerson (WV) 23:59.56, Lexi Holbert (SV) 24:01.97, Jalynn Stanford (BC) 24:03.83, Shelby Sparks (WV) 24:04.19, Sam Francis (BC) 24:17.16, Elizabeth Zimnawod (E) 24:21.23, Shai Hollifield (SV) 24:21.23; Samantha Copenhaven (Su) 24:22.30.
• Eastern Greene, Turner are champions — At Jasonville, Savannah Turner of Shakamak was the individual winner but Eastern Greene took the team championship at the SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference meet.
Team scores — Eastern Greene 41, Bloomfield 57, Shakamak 66, Clay City 82, Linton 118, North Central and North Daviess incomplete.
Top 10 — Savannah Turner (S) 19:20, Alli Workman (B) 19:50, Hannah Resler (EG) 20:10, Kelsey Wright (CC) 20:55, Aleksey Green (S) 20:57, Mariah Sweet (S) 21:51, Baylie Schoffstall (EG) 21:53, Tabitha Tatum (EG) 22:03, Abby Cramer (EG) 22:25, Bridget Buka (B) 22:55.
Other Bloomfield — 13. Shelby Patton 23:55, 15. Cheyenne Wikle 24:27, 18. Bethany Stewart 24:39, 19. Kristin Hall 24:55, 20. Charlene Warren 25:06.
Other Shakamak — 25. Shontelle Burris 26:30, 32. Nicole Mattox 30:58.
Other Clay City — 11. Ashley Reach 23:44, 21. Kiersten Mann 25:14, 23. Tiara Skaggs 25:40, 26. Kayla Sinders 27:19, 29. Krista Sinders 28:48.
Linton — 12. Kiera Mossburger 23:54, 24. Maddie Gainey 25:41, 27. Katie Doyle 27:41, 30. Sherry Landis 29:08, 31. Makayla Ketchem 29:51.
North Central — 16. Galina Carrio 24:31, 28. Maddi Bolinger 28:22, 33. Marie Drake 31:36, 34. Jessica Hall 31:36.
At Robinson, Ill.
Top five teams — Mattoon 34, Tolono Unity 113, Marshall 168, Olney 181, Newton 187.
Marshall — 9. Maisie Lay 19:55, 24. Teresa Gorrell 21:20, 26. Teal Burnett 21:24, 47. Lexi Lay 22:01, 73. Emily Kile 23:01, 84. Brenna Beltz 23:38, 90. Ruthann Gorrell 24:09.
Team results — Marshall 14th among 21 teams.
Marshall — 3. Ben Scamihorn 16:13, 43. Geoffrey Ray 17:42, 99. Brandon Sanders 19:35, 113. Patrick Wells 20:16, 127. Alston Keller 21:09, 131. Blake Ferris 22:07, 133. Caleb Sprigg 22:41.
• North goes 2-1 — At Ellettsville, Terre Haute North went 3-1 in the Edgewood Invitational.
Hauser 18 25 14
Terre Haute North 25 16 15
Highlights — For North, Anna Taylor had 2 aces, 16 assists, 12 digs, 13 points; Maddy Howes 15 digs, 16 points and 5 aces; Shelby Lawler 3 digs; Mandee Eberle 9 kills, 9 digs, 15 points; Brianna Burgess 5 kills, 3 digs; Danielle Krupa 2 aces, 2 kills, 2 digs, 7 points; Kristen Mauer 2 digs, 6 points; and Valerie Lewis 3 kills, 3 digs and 9 points.
Terre Haute North 19 25 13
Plainfield 25 23 15
Highlights — For North, Anna Taylor had 21 assists, 7 digs, 9 points; Maddy Howes 2 aces, 18 digs, 10 points; Shelby Lawler 2 digs; Mandee Eberle 4 kills, 4 digs, 2 blocks, 8 points; Brianna Burgess 6 kills; Danielle Krupa 5 kills, 9 points; Kristen Mauer 5 digs, 9 points; and Valerie Lewis 4 kills, 2 digs, 12 points.
Terre Haute North 27 25
Mooresville 25 17
Highlights — For North, Anna Taylor had 15 assists, 4 digs, 8 points; Maddy Howes 9 digs, 5 points; Shelby Lawler 3 digs; Mandee Eberle 2 aces, 5 kills, 4 digs, 11 points; Brianna Burgess 4 kills, 3 digs, 2 blocks; Danielle Krupa 5 kills, 2 digs, 7 points; Emily New 3 digs; Natalie Lewis 2 digs; Kristen Mauer 4 digs, 9 points; and Valerie Lewis 2 aces, 2 kills, 12 points.
Next — North (12-6) plays host to Union on Monday.
• Knights finish third, Sullivan goes 0-3 — At Boonville, Northview won three of four matches and placed third at the Boonville Invitational, while Sullivan was winless in three matches.
Brylie Riddell had 40 kills and 24 digs among her stats for the Knights, while Taylor Hess and Madison McDonald combined for 97 assists. Bailee Powell had 29 digs and 26 kills for the Golden Arrows.
Mount Carmel (Ill.) 10 13
Northview 25 25
Evansville Mater Dei 14 24
Northview 25 26
Barr-Reeve 22 27 26
Northview 25 25 24
Corydon Central 16 25 20
Northview 25 19 25
Highlights — For Northview, Brylie Riddell had 40 kills, 24 digs, 5 blocks, 5 assists and 8 aces; Taylor Hess 50 assists, 14 digs, 2 kills and 7 aces; Madison McDonald 47 assists, 14 digs, 2 kills and 7 aces; McKenzi Kumpf 39 kills, 8 digs, 2 blocks and 2 aces; Shelbi Morris 35 kills, 13 digs, 2 blocks and an ace; Audrey Clark 34 digs and an assist; Hannah Willocks 19 digs; Ashley Heck 15 digs, 2 kills and 2 aces; Mikayla Rowan 8 blocks, 6 kills and an assist; Morgan Stearley 9 kills, 4 assists and a dig; and Alexus Bex 5 assists and 3 kills.
Next — Northview (20-5) hosts Owen Valley on Wednesday in a match for the Western Indiana Conference championship.
Sullivan 17 20
Evansville Bosse 25 25
Sullivan 23 9
Corydon Central 25 25
Sullivan 25 23 19
Boonville 22 25 25
Highlights — For Sullivan, Taylor Shake had 51 assists, 14 digs, 3 blocks, 2 kills, 17 points and 4 aces; Bailee Powell 29 digs, 26 kills, a block, an assist, 11 points and 4 aces; Jaleigh Gilham 36 digs, a kill, 14 points nd 4 aces; Abigail Hornback 28 digs, 16 kills, a dig, a block, 7 points and an ace; Kelsey Badger 11 digs, 2 assists, a kill, 8 points and 2 aces; Jackie Bezy 13 kills, 4 blocks, 2 digs and an assist; Cierra McCammon 3 blocks, a kill and a dig; Morgan Stoltz 2 digs, a kill and a block; and Tori Stamper a dig and 3 points.
Next — Sullivan (10-17) plays Tuesday at North Knox.
• Host Panthers win — At Mecca, host Riverton Parke defeated North Vermillion and Rockville to win the Banks of the Wabash Tournament.
North Vermillion 17 23
Riverton Parke 25 25
Rockville 15 24
Riverton Parke 25 26
Highlights — For Riverton Parke, Kenzie Pollard had 37 assists, 4 kills, 3 digs, 8 points and 3 aces; Paige Yando 16 kills, 10 digs, 2 assists and 10 points; Sara Dickey 25 kills, 2 blocks, 2 assists and 7 points; Shelby Benell 2 kills, 13 points and 4 aces; Rachel Austin 7 digs, 4 assists, 4 kills, a block and 2 points; Kelly Combs 2 digs, 14 points and 2 aces; Hali Furr 2 digs; and Emily Virostko a point.
Other varsity matches — Rockville defeated Turkey Run, Turkey Run defeated North Vermillion for third place.
JV results — Riverton Parke defeated North Vermillion, Turkey Run defeated Rockville, Turkey Run defeated Riverton Parke for championship.
Next — Riverton Parke (19-4) plays Monday at Covington.
Turkey Run 19 11 25 11
North Vermillion 25 25 17 25
Highlights — For North Vermillion, Colby Pomar had 24 assists, 11 digs, 5 kills and 2 aces; Darby Martin 19 digs, 10 kills, 6 blocks, an assist and 5 aces; Kylee Karr 16 digs, 6 kills and an assist; Taylen Balding 12 digs, 8 kills, an assist and 2 aces; Mikayla Kinneer 9 digs, 5 kills, an assist and an ace; Kaylee Axtell 3 kills, 3 digs and an ace; Alandra Leigh 5 digs; and Sydney Poynter 2 digs.
Next — Both teams played Saturday in the Banks of the Wabash Tournament.
• Terre Haute South 2, Lafayette Jeff 0 — At Lafayette, the Braves broke a scoreless tie early in the second period and adding a clinching goal in the final minutes in their last regular-season match.
Kelli Buchanan had approximately 12 saves in goal for the Braves, coach Dave Drake said.
Terre Haute South 0 2 — 2
Lafayette Jeff 0 0 — 0
South goals — Rachel Senseman (Courtney Hubbard), Anne Hubbard (Makenzie Mauriello)
Next — South (10-4-1) plays Northview at 5 p.m. Thursday in sectional play at South.
• Yorktown wins — At Franklin, Yorktown took team honors and Kelly Grassell was medalist in the IHSAA girls state finals concluded Saturday at The Legends Course.
Yorktown shot 625 to win its second state championship. Carmel was second with 639 and Noblesville took third with 651.
Chesterton’s Grassell took medalist honors with a record 7-under-par 137 score, shooting 69 and 68. Katherine Sharp of East Noblesville took second with 139.
Cloverdale senior Sydney Shrum tied for 22nd with 157.
IHSAA girls golf finals
Team scores — Yorktown 625, Carmel 639, Noblesville 651, Penn 653, Evansville North 662, Valparaiso 662, Chesterton 669, Zionsville 672, Lafayette Jeff 672, Jasper 679, Castle 681, Hamilton SE 684, Marion 687, Rochester 710, Greenwood 731.
137 — Kelly Grassel (Ch) 69-68.
139 — Katherine Sharp (East Noble) 70-69.
143 — Harley Dubsky (Va) 74-69.
144 — Kayla Katterhenry (Ca) 73-71, Allison Lindley (Western) 73-71.
157 — Sydney Shrum (Cloverdale) 79-78.
Northview defeated South Vermillion 4-1 in the championship match of the Northview Sectional for boys high school tennis Saturday.
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Softball sectionals up for grabs
All three Vigo County high schools and Northview appear to have a realistic chance of winning sectional championships in softball this week.
Vikings win in extra innings at Rockville
West Vigo scored six runs in its first two innings Saturday, then needed a ninth-inning single by Lucas Fagg to escape with a 7-6 extra-inning win in nonconference high school baseball at Rockville.
TH South beats Northview in Big Four makeup baseball game
Terre Haute South wrapped up a share of the MIC baseball title and finished up the Big Four Classic with an 8-1 victory over Northview in less than 24 hours on Saturday morning.
Olds pitches South to share of MIC baseball title
Friday night, winning the second game 5-0 and earning a share of the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference high school baseball title.
Damon Olds was dominant on the mound for the Braves, striking out 14 and walking just one while pitching a three-hit shutout.
South wins first half of doubleheader against Lawrence North
Host Terre Haute South kept its Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference high school baseball title hopes alive — and clinched no worse than second place in the process — by downing Lawrence North 4-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday night.
The second game, which started after Senior Night festivities between games, ended past the Tribune-Star deadline.
PREP ROUNDUP: Calleja pitches West Vigo past South Vermillion
Brandon Calleja had 13 strikeouts to lead West Vigo to a 5-1 victory against South Vermillion in high school baseball Friday.
Brandon Behringer went 2 for 4 with two RBI for the Vikings, who secured second place in the Western Indiana Conference.
Kaden Lawson had double for South Vermillion (15-7), which finished 4-2 in the WIC.
Seibert returns from injury to win three events as Braves win sectional crown
His baseball equivalent might be Rick Sutcliffe of the 1984 Chicago Cubs.
When Tyler Seibert returned to the Terre Haute South track and field lineup Thursday for sectional action at Terre Haute North, it was like the midseason trade the Cubs made for Sutcliffe that earned them a playoff spot.
South switches up lineup to defeat North in tennis sectional
Terre Haute South coach Bill Blankenbaker said two weeks ago that he would change the Braves’ lineup after the 3-2 dual-meet loss to Terre Haute North.
The Patriots knew it was coming, but they couldn’t do anything to stop it.
PREP ROUNDUP: North slips past Northview in eight-inning baseball game
Colton Pittman drew a bases-loaded walk to score Zach Milam with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as host Terre Haute North edged Northview 8-7 in high school baseball Thursday at Jennings Field.
PREP ROUNDUP: North and South to face off for tennis sectional title
The winner of the Terre Haute sectional for girls high school tennis will come down to Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South.
Terre Haute North gets 10 event victories to claim 12th straight sectional crown
Terre Haute North won 10 events Tuesday night while winning the Indiana High School Athletic Association girls track and field section at South Putnam High School for the 12th straight year.
North, South to meet in first round of baseball sectional
The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced pairings for the baseball state tournament Tuesday and the draw offered up a Vigo County battle in the opening game.
PREP ROUNDUP: West Vigo softball clinches share of WIC title
West Vigo clinched at least a share of the Western Indiana Conference softball title with a 6-4 victory over Edgewood on Tuesday.
Jacy McClain and Bailee Waters had RBI singles in the fourth inning to break the game open for the Vikings.
Track sectional titles on the line
Expect one heck of a high school dual track meet Thursday night when Wabash Valley boys visit Terre Haute North for sectional action.
Prep report: Patriots, Braves favored to advance from tennis sectional 1st round
Persons attending this week’s girls tennis sectional championship match at Terre Haute North might want to pack a lunch.
Local ADs happy to see spring come to a close
Brian Mancuso is the most experienced of the high school athletic directors in Vigo County — and that’s a very relative term — but even he wasn’t quite ready for the headaches that have accompanied spring sports the last few weeks thanks to rain, rain and more rain.
South baseball remains in first-place tie with Center Grove
Heading into Saturday’s Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference baseball doubleheader against Center Grove, coach Kyle Kraemer of Terre Haute South wasn’t completely optimistic.
Kehrt Award goes to Emily Bell, Lee Davis
Emily Bell of Terre Haute South and Lee Davis of Terre Haute North are the 2013 recipients of the Willard M. Kehrt Mental Attitude Award.
Bell and Davis were nominated by their schools and chosen in a vote by the Kehrt Award panel. Both will be recognized at awards assemblies later in the month at the schools.
Bell played varsity basketball four years at South and is competing in track this season, running the 800 and two relays. “I wanted something to do my senior year,” Bell said.
She plans to attend DePauw University and play basketball. DePauw is the reigning NCAA Division III champ in women's basketball.
Bell tore an AÇL playing in a basketball tournament the summer after her sophomore season. She missed most of her junior season but came back to play her senior year and was second leading scorer and leading rebounder her final season.
Bell also was leading rebounder her sophomore year.
South softball's power display earns Braves share of MIC
The fun that the Terre Haute South high school softball team had Saturday — including those five home runs — was all the result of the hard work the Braves had put in before the game, coach Dwayne Stout said after the game.
Pirtle takes medalist, leads Sullivan to WIC title
Sullivan took team and individual honors in the Western Indiana Conference boys high school golf championships played Saturday at Idle Creek.
Prep roundup: Patriots drop doubleheader to Carmel baseball
Host Terre Haute North saw its Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference baseball championship hopes suffer what was probably a fatal blow on Saturday as the Patriots lost a doubleheader to Carmel by scores of 8-7 and 11-8.
Timely hits: After slow start, Terre Haute North rallies to beat Mooresville
No-hit through three innings, Terre Haute North’s bats came alive — especially Sam Wolf’s — just in time to rally for a 4-2 home victory over Mooresville in high school baseball Friday evening at Jennings Field.
Linton’s Weber to coach at BNL
Bedford North Lawrence High School has announced that Steve Weber will be the Stars’ head coach for the 2013 season.
Freshman group adds to Big Four teams' baseball tradition
The Terre Haute North-Terre Haute South high school baseball series wasn’t an inning old last week before T.J. Collett of the Patriots lashed a run-scoring single.
That hit helped the Patriots take a 2-0 lead, but in the top of the second inning a three-run double by Justin Jenkins sparked the visiting Braves to a four-run inning.
North tied the score in the bottom of the second inning, Collett driving in another run. And just before rain caused the game to be suspended, South called Logan Ames in from its bullpen for some solid pitching.
Not bad for a trio of freshmen. And the weekend hadn’t even started yet.
Pairings drawn for high school softball sectionals
The IHSAA announced Thursday its pairings for the 2013 sectional softball tournament slated for May 20-25.
Regionals will take place May 28.
North boys make it three consecutive Vigo County golf titles
Terre Haute North made it three in a row in Vigo County boys high school golf championship action Wednesday at Hulman Links.
The Patriots shot 161 to edge Terre Haute South with 165. West Vigo carded 222.
PREP ROUNDUP: Wolf homers as North baseball wins 16th game
Terre Haute North erupted for seven runs in the third inning on its way to routing visiting White River Valley 14-1 in 41⁄2 innings of high school baseball Wednesday afternoon at Don Jennings Field.
Northview's Carter strikes out 19 in 10-inning win against South Vermillion
Northview’s Taylor Carter and South Vermillion’s Daphne Dunegan locked into a 10-inning all-star softball pitching duel Tuesday night at Northview High School.
Unfortunately, one of them had to lose.
PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: South Vermillion 4-0 in WIC after 4-3 win at Northview
Jordan Branz won his ninth game of the season, scattering six hits over eight innings to lead South Vermillion to a 4-3 victory at Northview in a Western Indiana Conference battle.
Thompson going into Indiana High School Football Hall of Fame
Former Terre Haute North High School standout Anthony Thompson is the newest member of the Indiana High School Football Hall of Fame.
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