Tribune-Star staff report
Host Evansville completed a Missouri Valley Conference softball sweep over Indiana State by a 7-0 score Sunday, leaving the Sycamores out of conference tournament play.
ISU needed to win at least one game in the series to keep its season alive. The Sycamores finished their first year under coach Shane Bouman with a 19-34 overall record, 6-20 in conference games.
“We raised a lot of expectations this season and were in a lot of games and did a lot of good things,” Bouman said after the game. “It is going to be a good time to be a Sycamore moving forward.”
lndiana State couldn’t take advantage of a one-out single by Shelby Wilson in the top of the first inning Sunday, and the Aces scored three runs in the bottom of the inning. Alyssa Doyle finished 2 for 2 and Wilson 2 for 3 to lead the Sycamores.
• HCAC pairings announced — The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has announced the pairings for this week’s postseason tournment at Rose-Hulman.
The Engineers are the top seed in the tournament and play fourth-seeded Manchester on Thursday, while second-seeded Franklin and third-seeded Anderson meet in the other first-round contest.
At Art Nehf Field
Game 1 — Franklin vs. Anderson
Game 2 — Rose-Hulman vs. Manchester
Game 3 — Thursday winners
Game 4 — Thursday losers
Game 5 — Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Game 6 — Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 5
Game 7 if necessary
• Winners shoot 126 — At Clinton, Ryan Luce and Bob Kyle were the winners in the Geneva Hills Two-Man Scramble concluded Sunday.
Luce and Kyle had rounds of 64 and 62 to finish with a 16-under-par 126 score, three shots better than two other teams.
Gregg and Charlie Kluesner and Tom Bekkering and Scott Hess both went 65-64 for 129 scores. Chad Gann and Denny Byram were fourth with 130.
Kyle Stevenson and Kyle Coletti had 135 to win the first flight and Punk and Cheeker Waldrop won the second flight with 142.
“We had the best tournout for this event in 10 years,” GH director of golf Russ Maesch noted.
Next tournament will be the Clinton City Tournament slated for June 23-24.
Geneva Hills Two-Man Scramble
126 — Ryan Luce-Bob Kyle 64-62
129 — Gregg-Charlie Kluesner 65-64, Tom Bekkering-Scott Hess 65-64
130 — Chad Gann-Denny Byram 65-65
132 — Chace Contri-Cole Contri 68-64
133 — Russ Campbell-Blayd Horrall 67-66
134 — Gary Stuck-Mark Bird 68-66, Scotty Johanson-Elwood Delp 67-67
135 — Marvin Keith-Troy Webber 70-65, Stacey Vitaniemi-Mike Ball 68-67
136 — Larry Griffin-Larry Fossi 69-67
134 — Kyle Stevenson-Kyle Coletti 63-71
137 — Pearson-Stark, Richardson-Richardson
138 — Cappa-Dorfmeyer
139 — Wilson-Contri, Francis-Schodlatz
141 — Alabaugh-Brown, Eddie Kanizer-Lou Gudino
142 — Parker-Murphy, Smith-Peebles
143 — Ammerman-Sims
144 — Greg Luce-Maesch
142 — Punk-Cheeker Waldrop 69-73
143 — J.P. Kanizer-Ed Kanizer
145 — Ellis-Ellis
148 — Adams-Morris, Farrington-Farrington
149 — Lucas Lucas
• Engineers eighth — At Wabash, Ind., Rose-Hulman finished eighth in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship on Sunday.
John Rigitano led Rose-Hulman with scores of 80-85-77-80 in the four-day, two-weekend event that concluded at Honeywell Golf Course.
Team scores — Transylvania 293-293-294-284-1,164, Mount St. Joseph 304-299-304-299-1,206, Franklin 314-305-302-296-1,217, Hanover 300-307-311-310-1,228, Defiance 320-324-322-321-1,287, Manchester 324-327-323-320-1,294, Anderson 321-330-325-330-1,306, Rose-Hulman 321-337-331-335-1,324.
Rose-Hulman — John Rigitano 80-85-77-80-322, Jeremiah Cole 78-83-85-83-329, Aaron Kiraly 80-82-87-83-332, Eric Kamer 83-91-84-89-347, Tucker Cox 93-87-85-90-355.
• Tanoos outing — The Dan Tanoos Scholarship Outing was played Saturday at Idle Creek.
56 — Scott Ridge, Cara Stuckey, Matt Payne, David Drake
57 — Jim Winning, Jack Winning, Andy Jackson, Jonathan Hunter
62 — Scott Dillion, Dustin Roe, Andy McAleese, Aaron Luttrell
64 — Doug Wilson, Diane Titchell, Jennifer Bowling, Jack Bazzani
Closest to pin — Greg Higham (No. 3), John Moats (No. 9), Doug Roman (No. 12), Stuckey (No. 16)
Longest drive — Higham (No. 15)
Longest putt — Zach Kassis (No. 18)
• Ace at Rea — Po Galenski of Terre Haute shot a hole-in-one Sunday at Rea Park on the 125-yard 13th hole.
Witnessing the shot were Tom Seal, Steve Long and Jim Jenkins.
n Dinkel posts win — Kynon Dinkel was one of the winners Saturday at Crossroads Dragway with the first points races of the season on the schedule.
Dinkel bested Paul Emmons to win in super pro. Other winners were Zach Gosnell, Allen Grayless III and Mike Tewell.
Fun Night runs and a rescheduled Pink Ladies race are on this Friday’s card. Regular points races are set for Saturday with a guaranteed Sportsman class full payout. Time runs are at 12:30 p.m.
Track schedules and other information may be found at www.crossroadsdragway.com, on facebook or at (812) 229-2167.
Super pro — Kynon Dinkel of Terre Haute, 1994 Barretta, def. Paul Emmons of Vincennes, 1972 Nova; semis: Ron Pound, John Moy.
Pro — Mike Tewell of West Terre Haute, 1987 Monte Carlo, def. Mike Wilson of Terre Haute, 1969 Nova; semis: Josh Dudley.
Sportsman — Zach Gosnell of Terre Haute, 1980 Camaro, def. Dave Vaughn of Terre Haute, 1971 Torino; semis: Bobby Higgins.
High school — Allan Grayless III of Terre Haute, 1989 Ford, def. Amara Tewell of West Terre Haute, S-10.
Junior dragsters — Chris Miller of Danville, Ill., 2005 Junior, def. Megan Miller of Danville, Ill., Junior.
• Hines a winner — At Dodge City, Kan., Tracy Hines won the feature Saturday night in the second night of U.S. Auto Club midget racing at Dodge City Raceway Park.
Hines missed Friday’s racing to attend the funeral of car owner and long-time supporter Dave Calderwood. He led the final 23 turns to win Saturday’s 30-lap main event followed by Kyle Larson, who won Friday’s feature, and Brad Kuhn, who led the first seven laps.
Darren Hagen was fifth and has a three-point lead over Bobby East going into the Little 500 race on May 26.
Fast qualifier — Levi Roberts.
Heat winners — C.J. Johnson, Brady Bacon, Darren Hagen.
Feature — Tracy Hines, Kyle Larson, Brad Kuhn, Bobby East, Hagen, Chris Windom, Roberts, Rico Abieu, Levi Jones, Caleb Armstrong, Bacon, Jerry Coons Jr., Zach Daum, Davey Ray, Patrick Stasa.
• Bryan wins at LP — At Putnamville, C.J. Bryan won one of the features on Saturday’s race card at Lincoln Park Speedway.
Bryan won the main event for bombers. Harry Shepherd was second and Daniel Foxworthy third.
Other feature winners were Jeff Bland Jr. in sprint cars, Troy Clark in super stocks and Kelby Simmons in modifieds.
Heat winners — Josh Settles, Tim Wright, Harry Shepherd, Tony Tidwell (B-main).
Feature — C.J. Bryan, Shepherd, Daniel Foxworthy, Josh Presley, David Wallen, Jeff Beggs, Michael Harris, Tidwell, Mike Moody, Josh Foxworthy.
Heat winners — Kent Christian, Casey Shuman, Jeff Bland Jr., Mike Hess (B-main).
Feature — Bland, Shuman, Brent Beauchamp, Jon Sciscoe, Christian, Ethan Barrow, Hess, Seth Parker, Dakota Jackson, C.J. Leary, Keaton Dobbs, Conner Donelson, Shawn Krockenberger, Troy Link, Matt Goodnight.
Heat winners — Jeremy Hines, Slick Griffin, A.J. Clark, Doug McCullough (B-main).
Feature — Troy Clark, Kenny Carmichael, Roy Bruce Jr., Griffin, Clark, Kris Starks, Justin Hammond, McCullough, Bobby Davis, Mike Staggs.
Heat winners — Harold Grayless, Wes McClara, Carlos Bumgardner, Greg Amick, C.J. Bryan (B-main).
Feature — Kelby Simmons, Jacoby Hines, McClara, Bradley Sterrett, Clint DeMoss, Craig Conyer, Schuyler Nahre, Kenny Carmichael Jr., Scott Ricketts, Kenny Carmichael.
• Cunningham, Shephard win — At Paragon, Josh Cunningham and Jeff Shephard were winners in Saturday’s action at Paragon Speedway.
Cunningham won his heat and the feature for sprint cars and Shephard took first in the main event for bombers.
Other feature winners were Chris Hillman in super stocks and Ben Daniel in pure stocks.
Heat winners — Doug Heck, Levi Shields, Josh Cunningham.
Feature — Cunningham, Jake Scott, Jeff Miller, Buddy Lowther, Pat Giddeons, Nick Johnson, Ray Kenens, Dylan Chambers, Heck, Eric Edwards, Nevil Algelo, Brian Lake, Anthony Leohr, Shields, Steve Har.
Heat winners — Chris Hillman, Kyle Cain.
Feature — Hillman, Brad Cummings, Cain, Rob Paris, Steve Hollars, Travis Howe, Steve Hawkins, Justin Davis, Brian Smiley, Jeremy Stierwalt.
Heat winners — Mark Smith, April Ditton, Karl Roethmeier.
Feature — Jeff Shepard, Barry Hicks, Leroy Sherfield, Don Baker, Jason Trimmer, Tony Cochenour, John Hager, Mickey Hines, Kelly West Jr., Jon Ortman.
Heat winners — Ben Daniel, Dan Wampler, Dakota Latham.
Feature — Daniel, David Shephard, Latham, Wampler, Bailey Hicks, Mattew Cooley, Danny Ray Wampler, Jon Dotson, Bryan Fields, Aaron Acres.