Terre Haute North’s boys tennis team swept perennial Southern Indiana power Silver Creek 5-0 in a match played at Bloomington South High School.
The Patriots swept all five matches. North’s No. 1 doubles team of Alex Farmer and Sam Wolf won in straight sets.
North improved to 4-2 and will play host to the North Invitational on Saturday
Singles — Tate Egan (THN) def. Jake Steele 6-1, 6-0; Ethan Caldwell (THN) def. Brennan Thompson 6-2, 6-3; Andrew Farmer (THN) def. Andrew Eckerd 6-4, 6-1.
Doubles — Alex Farmer-Sam Wolf (THN) def. Isaac Coinn-Nick Sprinkle 6-0, 6-0; Keaton Akers-Justin Newton (THN) def. Gabe Bauer-Jarrett French 6-0, 6-1.
JV — North won 4-0.
Next — North (4-2) plays host to the North Invitational on Saturday
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In other tennis action:
• West Vigo 3, South Vermillion 2 — At Clinton, the Vikings swept the singles matches and it proved to be the difference against the Wildcats.
Singles — Kyle Watson (WV) def. Ben Cvengros 7-5, 6-1; Paden Horsley (WV) def. Kam Weyrauch 6-2, 6-1; Blake Benefiel (WV) def. Conner Blake 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles — Aaron Hines-Kaden Lawson (SV) def. Tyson Tolerson-Chris Gardner 6-4, 5-7, 6-4; Eric Hire-Jordan Branz (SV) def. Logan Benefiel-Michael Vermillion 6-3, 6-4.
JV — West Vigo won 3-2.
Next — West Vigo (4-2, 2-0) will play Rockville and South Vermillion (record not reported) will play at Fountain Central today.
• Northview 4, Greencastle 1 — At Brazil, the Knights won a nonconference match against the Tiger Cubs.
Singles — Landon Miller (G) def. Devin Clark 6-3, 6-2; Bryce Britton (N) def. Mike Waddell 6-0, 6-1; Skyler Holifield (N) def. Alex Asbell 6-3, 6-1.
Doubles — Kyle Moore-Alex Coughanowr (N) def. Jason Ummel-Adam Gerard 6-1, 6-3; Gaddis Baysinger-Damon Bess (N) def. Christian Richie-Kaleb Fleming 3-6, 6-0, 6-3.
Next — Northview (record not reported) plays at Sullivan on Thursday.
• Rockville 4, South Putnam 1 — At Rockville, the Rox won all of the singles matches in straight sets to vanquish the Eagles.
Singles — Garrett Baysinger (R) def. J.D. Briones 6-2, 6-4; Kurtis Overpeck (R) def. Tyler Long 6-0, 6-0; Ryan Richmond (R) def. Colin Berry 6-2, 6-2..
Doubles — Trey Moore-Aaron Cole (SP) def. Chance Becker-Craig Overpeck 6-4, 6-3; Anthony Stowe-Dakota Whitmer (R) def. Jake Carmichael-Zane Crosby 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.
Next — Rockville (4-6) plays at West Vigo today.
• Owen Valley 4, Sullivan 1 — At Spencer, the Patriots won a Western Indiana Conference match against the Golden Arrows.
Singles — Kendal Norman (OV) def. Luke Willis 6-0, 6-0; Corbin Worland (OV) def. Jake Pirtle 6-1, 6-1; William Arnett (S) def. Eric Kong 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles — Noah Woodruff-Hogan McHaley (OV) def. Austin Bobbitt-Carson Willis 7-5, 6-2; Jonathan Carey-Anthony Sessions (OV) def. Riley Pirtle-Chris Schlatter 6-1, 7-6..
Next — Sullivan (1-6) plays at North Central today.
• NE Dubois 5, Linton 0 — At Linton, the Jeeps swept the Miners in a nonconference sweep.
Singles — Tyler Haas (ND) def. Cody Kocher 6-1, 6-0; Gage Knies (ND) def. Mitchell Cox 6-1, 6-0; Cayden Knies (ND) def. Zack McGill 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles — William Schepers-Tristan Linne (ND) def. Alex Wilson-Andrew Woods 6-0, 6-0; Ethan Kieffner-Patrick Betz (ND) def. Dalton Van Patten-Rain Foster 6-0, 6-0.
Next — Linton (0-7) plays host to Bloomfield today.
• Linton 226, West Vigo 247 — At Rea Park, the Miners picked up a victory Tuesday.
Since both teams had three players, the No. 3 score was counted twice for both teams to get a team score.
Katie Wells shot 51 for Linton to take medalist honors and Olivia Butterman led West Vigo with 54.
At Rea Park
Linton (226) — Katie Wells 51, Darcy Andis 57, Rachel Allen 59
West Vigo (247) — Olivia Butterman 54, Elizabeth Favre 57, Heather Prouse 68
Next —Both teams have matches today. West Vigo meets South Vermillion and Rockville at Rea Park. Linton plays North Daviess at Phil Harris Course.
• Northview prevails — At Brazil, the host Knights won a four-way match with Rockville, South Putnam and South Vermillion.
At Forest Park
Northview (181) — Keirsten Mikesell 42, Karlie Atkinson 45, Sierra Girton 45, MaKenzie Brown 49, Megan Heaton 51, Faith Wells 51, Kenzie Mager 56, Sydney Lynch 57
Rockville (197) — Meghan Bullington 48, Kristin Wheeler 49, Micah Moore 49, Megan Baxter 51, Alexia Lear 57, Haley Lewis 61
South Putnam (198) — Caitlyn Boyce 45, Madison Cash 46, Kyndra Boyce 49, Sarah Woodworth 58, Clair Perry 64
South Vermillion (204) — Kristi Thomas 47, Tori Vitaniemi 48, Madison Miller 54, Rachel Vicars 55, Billie Rayce 55, Shayna Craft 58, MaKenna Adams 61, Paige Maurice 63.
• Marshall 171, Cumberland 200 — At Marshall, Ill., the Lions improved to 9-2 with a dual-match win.
Marshall (171) — Wade Kibler 40, John Sisson 42, Kyle Sandefer 44, Keifer Treece 45.
Marshall girls: Leighanne Hildebrand 53, Mackenzie Switzer 56.
Next — Marshall (9-2) plays Robinson on Thursday.
• West Vigo boys prevail — At West Terre Haute, Jonah Eckert won the race with a time of 19 minutes, 14 seconds as the Vikings won.
The girls also ran, but no team score was recorded.
Top 10 — Jonah Eckert (WV) 19:14, Austin Romanelli (WV) 20:16, Derek Braun (WV) 21:16, Brody Donnelly (WV) 22:28, Chris Worthington (C) 22:48, Tomas Suarez (C) 22:59, Eason Manners (WV) 23:03, Zac Otte (WV) 23:39, Davin Donnelly (WV) 23:43, Christian LaFarey (C) 24:48.
Top 10 — Claudia Monnett (C) 23:10, Bailee Stevens (C) 24:00, Shaelynn White (WV) 24:40, Amilia Nalley (C) 26:10, Shelby Sparks (WV) 26:30, Katie Jones (WV) 28:20, 7. Acheta Tolerson (WV) 29:49, Laura Worthington (C) 31:08, Shelbi Edington (WV) 34:50, Delanee Hurst (WV) 37:59.
Next — West Vigo will compete in Saturday’s Brown County Invitational.
• Riverton Parke 3, Attica 0 — At Mecca, the Panthers swept their first Wabash River Conference match of the season.
Attica 19 16 15
Riverton Parke 25 25 25
Highlights — For Riverton Parke, Sara Dickey had 12 points, 16 kills, 10 digs; Rachel Austin had 9 points, 3 aces; Paige Yando had 8 points, 6 kills, 5 digs; Kelly Combs had 7 points, 1 ace, 6 digs; Shelby Bennell had 6 points, 2 aces; Kenzie Pollard had 3 points, 2 kills, 8 digs, 23 assists.
Next — Riverton Parke (5-2, 1-0) plays at Paris tonight.
• Sullivan 3, Shakamak 1 — At Jasonville, Jackie Bezy had 21 kills to lead the Golden Arrows.
Sullivan 18 25 25 25
Shakamak 25 12 15 19
Highlights — For Sullivan, Jackie Bezy had 21 kills, Bailee Powell had 10 kills, 9 digs and 6 points, Jaleigh Gilham had 10 digs and 7 points, Abigail Hornback had 11 points and 9 digs; Taylor Shake had 29 assists, 10 points and 9 digs; Tori Stamper had 18 points, Kelsey Badger had 6 points and 5 digs.
Next — Sullivan (4-6) plays host to Northview and Shakamak (record not reported) plays at North Knox on Thursday.
• T.H. South 5, Greencastle 0 — At Greencastle, the Braves won a nonconference match. Courtney Hubbard had two goals for the Braves.
TH South 2 3 — 5
Greencastle 0 0 — 0
South goals — Courtney Hubbard (Eleanor Carr); Kaley Buza (C. Hubbard); C. Hubbard (Anne Hubbard); Abby Pigg (Mackenzie Morello); Megan Morello (unassited).
Next — T.H. South (4-1) plays host to Martinsville on Monday.
• Bloomington North 3, T.H. South 0 — At TH South, the Braves fell to Bloomington North. No other details were reported at press time.
Terre Haute North’s boys tennis team swept perennial Southern Indiana power Silver Creek 5-0 in a match played at Bloomington South High School.
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Goatee, Bertoli ran away with Spring Athlete of the Year
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
Terre Haute North boys golf is 21 strokes behind leaders at IHSAA boys golf tourney.
Top of her game
There are a lot of surprising facts about blossoming volleyball prodigy Caitlyn Newton, including that shape-shifting thing she can apparently do, but maybe one of them stands out the most. She may only be scratching the surface.
Camp, Howe win, then lose in state tennis tourney
Miranda Camp and Nicole Howe of Terre Haute South won their first match of high school tennis Friday at the state individual doubles finals, then won the first set against a powerful Park Tudor team before falling in three sets.
Terre Haute North heading back to state finals in boys golf
Terre Haute North is going back to the state finals in boys high school golf for the first time in more than 10 years. The Patriots qualified for a trip to The Legends Course next week by tying for third in the Washington Regional at Country Oaks Golf Club and advancing with the better fifth score.
North, South, Sullivan to compete at golf regional
Boys high school golf teams from the Wabash Valley will compete in the Washington Regional on Thursday, seeking a spot in the state finals to be played next week.
Terre Haute North falls 6-1 to Brownsburg in opening game of Class 4A Regional
Terre Haute North coach Shawn Turner told the Patriots to raise their heads. He wanted to see their eyes at the close of their 24-7 high school baseball season.
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
Rain and the threat of more rain caused postponements of high school baseball regionals involving Terre Haute North, West Vigo and Shakamak on Saturday.
Rockville's season ends at Lafayette Central Catholic
Lafayette Central Catholic ended Rockville’s tourney run in high school baseball Saturday, defeating the Rox 8-0 in the first game of the LCC Class A Regional.
IHSAA boys state track finals: Standing alone
It hadn’t been a particularly good day for Wabash Valley track and field Friday, and it wasn’t looking like a good one for Jackson Bertoli either.
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
Terre Haute North’s girls have several potential state champions today at Indiana University.
South, North track athletes looking for big performances at state finals
Terre Haute South’s distance trio of Jackson Bertoli, Logan Hambrock and Riley Stohler appear to be the favorites to crack all-state status among Wabash Valley competitors today in the IHSAA boys track and field state finals at Indiana University.
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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
Trey Bedwell and Patrick Green made sure their respective high school baseball teams would meet for the championship of the Class A Shakamak Sectional by pitching shutouts in semifinal contests Monday afternoon.
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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