Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
MHS Girls Tennis . The Lady Indians were on the road last night in Hartford City to take on Blackford in their 4th CIC contest. Mississinewa won 5-0, keeping them perfect in the conference and moving them to 9-1 on the season. Tyra Stanley won 6-1, 6-0 to stay undefeated this year. Coach Fleming and the Lady Indians host South Adams and Mount Vernon on Saturday.
MHS Baseball . Mississinewa scored 5 runs in the bottom of the 6th to end the game early with a 17-7 win over the Southern Wells Raiders. The Indians scored in every inning last night. Three Indians pitched last night. Seth Maddox earned the win after 3 innings pitched. Hunter Smalley and Cade McCoin held the win on the mound for Maddox. Landen Swanner was 3-5 at the plate with a run and 2 RBIs. Cade McCoin was 2-3 with a triple and scored 4 times. Easton Burton and Jalen Martin hit home runs for Mississinewa. The Indians are now 2-2 in the conference and 9-6 overall.
MHS Boys Golf . Coach Reed, the new varsity boys basketball coach at Mississinewa, and the Indians teed off against Madison Grant at Shady Hills last night and won 161-208. Josh Dakin and Ty Corey shot a 39 to lead Mississinewa, followed by Breyton Berryhill (40) and Justin Dakin (43).
Tonight’s Events . Boys Golf competes in the 3rd annual match-play event with Eastbrook at Arbor Trace tonight at 4:30pm. Baseball travels to Elwood for a CIC game at 5:00pm. JV and Varsity Softball head to Elwood as well with the first pitch of their double-header at 5:00pm. RJB Baseball hosts McCulloch at 5:00pm. RJB Track and Field will run at Kokomo tonight beginning at 5:00pm. RJB Soccer hosts Eastbrook at Mississinewa High School starting at 6:00pm.
Today’s Sports World Update
PGA Tour . Rory McIlroy is two-under in the opening round at Quail Hollow today for the Wells Fargo Championship.
NBA . Utah won game two of the Western Conference Semifinals at Houston last night 116-108. Joe Ingles led the Jazz with 27 points. The Eastern Conference will tip for Game Two of both series tonight as Cleveland plays at Toronto and Boston hosts Philadelphia.
NASCAR . On Sunday, the Monster Energy Series will race at Dover International Speedway. Racing begins at 2:00pm on Fox Sports One.
NHL . Tampa Bay defeated Boston 4-1 last night to take a 2-1 edge over the Bruins. San Jose shut out Las Vegas with a 4-0 win. That series is now tied at two games apiece. Washington plays at Pittsburgh tonight up 2-1, and Nashville faces Winnipeg.
MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…
- Cleveland Indians 12-4 Texas Rangers
- Detroit Tigers 3-2 Tampa Bay Rays
- St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Chicago White Sox
- Colorado Rockies 11-2 Chicago Cubs
- Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 Cincinnati Reds
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