Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
MHS Track & Field . On Thursday, the Indians took on Wabash. The girls won 64-55, and the boys lost 62-51. Alayna Webb won the long jump, Beth Lucas took the 100 hurdles, Carli Fones won the 100m and 200m, Aurora Fisher placed first in the 1600m and 3200m, and Abby Oliver won the 300 hurdles. The girls also took the 4×100 event. The event winners for the boys included Heisman Skeens in the long jump, Tabias Meed in the 100m, and Cory Quakenbush took the 400m and 200m. The boys also placed first in the 4x100m.
MHS Boys Golf . The Indians hit the links on Thursday against the Raiders of Southern Wells. Mississinewa won 161-197. Josh Dakin shot a 37 to lead the way. Breyton Berryhill (39) and Ty Corey (40) shot ahead of the top Raider at 43. Justin Dakin shot a 45 in the JV round.
MHS Baseball . Saturday’s games were cancelled at both the JV and Varsity levels, but on Friday Mississinewa defeated Southwood 24-0 after struggling the previous couple games to keep a balanced attack. Hunter Smalley got the win on the mound with Landon Swanner making his first varsity appearance. Cade McCoin hit 3 homeruns against Southwood including a grand slam that tallied 10 RBI’s for the Senior slugger. Easton Burton hit 2 home runs one of which was also a grand slam bringing in 5 RBI’s.
A few changes have occured with the JV schedule including the April 18th game against Southwood being switched to a Frankton opponent. That game will start at 5:30pm. Also, the May 7th contest against Marion will now start at 5:00pm.
MHS Softball . The Lady Indians lost to Bellmont on Friday 4-3 as the Braves scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 9th to steal the win. Cierra Vasquez pitched in the loss all 9 hits and a walk. Darcie Patton went 3 for 4 with 2 doubles and an RBI.
Monday’s Events . MHS Baseball will take on Maconaquah on Monday at 5:00pm for the only event for the high school. RJB Baseball hosts Kokomo and RJB Softball travels to Peru. RJB Golf tees off against Eastern at Chippendale at 5:00pm. RJB Soccer hosts Kokomo at 6:00pm at the high school.
Today’s Sports World Update
NBA . The Indiana Pacers fire up for the playoffs that begin on Sunday. Indiana faces Cleveland. The game can be watched on ABC at 3:30pm this Sunday.
NASCAR . Kyle Busch took the pole for this Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup event at Bristol Motor Speedway. Racing begins at 2:00pm on Fox.
PGA Tour . The RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, South Carolina is underway this weekend. Bryson DeChambeau is the current leader at -10 shooting a 68 and 64 through the first two rounds.
MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…
- Atlanta Braves 4-0 Chicago Cubs
- St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Cincinnati Reds
- Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 Cleveland Indians
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