Friday, May 12, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
Mississinewa Track & Field competed in the 2017 CIC Meet the past two nights at Oak Hill High School. The boys placed third (84) behind Eastbrook (192) and Oak Hill (162.5). The girls placed fourth (79) as Oak Hill took the top girls team mark (160). Brennan Butche won the 3200m (9:33.86). Carli Fones won the 100m and set a new school record in the 200m (26.57).
Girls Tennis recorded another win at Yorktown last night. Here is what Coach Fleming had to say, “On Thursday, The OleMiss Tennis Team traveled to Yorktown, where they escaped with a 4-1 victory. Three of the matches went into a third set. The team played very well and responded well to the challenges on each court. Mississinewa has now won 11 of the last 12 matches and owns a record of 13-3. The Indians will host Western on Friday before playing in the FW Concordia Invitational on Saturday.” The Junior Varsity tied Yorktown 5-5.
The only loss of the night came at Eastbrook in Softball. The Lady Indians lost 1-2 to the Panthers. Erika Foy pitched a complete game giving up only three hits with five strikeouts and two walks. Lexi Cruzan was 1 of 1 with a double and an RBI. The Junior Varsity defeated Eastbrook 10-2 in 6 innings of play. Berryhill pitched the complete game (3 hits, 9 Ks, 3 walks). Bartel and Herring led the offense going 2 for 2.
Baseball defeated Eastbrook 5-2. They are now 4-1 in the CIC. Smith earned the win on the mound after a save from Smalley. McCoin recorded 2 hits and an RBI. Junior Varsity Baseball also won. The Indians beat Tipton at home 19-0. Tyler Jakob pitched the 5 inning shutout. Drew Castanon went 2 for 2 with four runs.
RJB Golf won last night with a team score of 190 over Eastbrook (226) and Oak Hill (254). Corey was the medalist with a 42 followed by Dakin (46), Scott (48), and Walters (54).
Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
Girls Tennis vs. Western . 5:00pm
JV Softball at Blackford . 5:00pm
Girls Tennis at the FW Concordia Invitational . 9:00am
Baseball at Homestead (doubleheader) . 10:00am
Boys Golf CIC at Oak Hill . 2:00pm
Weather for Friday at 5:00pm: Sunny, 66º
Saturday’s Weather: Mostly Sunny with a high of 71º
If you like our featured image, be sure to check out the full story from the Marion Chronicle Tribune, along with recent articles and editorials spotlighting Mississinewa’s great academic achievements. CIC Baseball Story by Chuck Landis