Today’s Tribe Sports Report written by the Tribe Sports Network’s Ryan Scott. Pro Sports today is written by Dalton Bishop. Featured Image was taken by MHS Sports Photographer John Carper.
Baseball: The Tribe was on the road Saturday and came home victorious as they took down Bluffton in two games. Senior Kreigh Young had two home runs on the day, senior Collin Yoder had a home run off of an error and freshman Kohen Bailey went deep in left field for a grand slam.
Game 1: 8-7
Game 2: 15-7
Girls Tennis: On Saturday, the Ole Miss Tennis Team participated in the FW Canterbury Invitational. During the first round, the Indians were defeated by Manchester 3-2 in a close match that saw the Indians fight to the end, dropping a third set super tie-break. In the second half round, Ole Miss rebounded to defeat FW Snider 3-2. The third round was suspended after all 1st sets were played…Ole Miss captured 3 of the 5.
Manchester 3 Mississinewa 2
#1S: Madison Fuqua won 6-2, 7-6(3)
#2S: Taylor Ker lost 7-5, 2-6, 11-9#
3S: Olivia Lucas lost 6-3, 6-0
#1D: Ella Frantz / Hallie Sullivan won 7-5, 6-3
#2D: Brooklynn / Alicia Hunt lost 6-1, 6-2
Mississinewa 2 FW Snider 2
#1S: Madison Fuqua won 6-4, 6-2
#2S: Olivia Lucas lost 6-3, 6-2
#3S: Alicia Hunt lost 6-3, 6-2
#1D: Ella Frantz / Hallie Sullivan won 6-3, 6-3
#2D: Taylor Kern / Val Neal lost 6-3, 6-3
Track and Field: Team results from the Argyll Relays as the boys and girls teams both won.
100 Hurdles 2nd: Abby Oyler 6th Avery Mariol
100 meter 1st: Kaiyah Jones
COED 2400 Relay 6th place team of Lia Luchetti, Tyler Cook, Katie Robinson, and Logan Ehmer
4×100 Relay 1st place team of Kaiyah Jones, Alayna Webb, Mackenzie Ressler, and Kendal Emmons
Sprint Medley 1st place team of Alayna Webb, Katelyn Ramey, Daniella Joseph, and Abby Nash
Distance Medley 5th place team of Katie Robinson, Daryan Sears, Bria Dawson, and Faith Bolden
Shuttle Hurdle Relay: 2nd place team of Mariol, Ressler, Luchetti, and Oyler
COED 4×200 relay: 1st place team of Kendall. Emmons, Jayden Crick, Kaiyah Jones, and Payton McPeak
High Jump: 2nd Alayna Webb
Long Jump: 3rd Alayna Webb 4th Mackenzie Ressler
Pole Vault: School Record set: Kendal Emmons 3rd place jump of 6’6”
Shot Put: 2nd Katelyn Ramey
Discus: 1st Katelyn Ramey 6th Daryan Sears
Final Point totals: Team Champion Mississinewa 106 pts
100 meter run: 1st Hayden Nelson Broke Meet Record 2nd Trevon Hess
4×100 Relay Broke Meet Record 1st place team of Jayden Crick, Trevon Hess, Payton McPeak, and Hayden Nelson
4X400 Relay: 1st place team of Ty Newsom, Karver Jones, Josh O’Connell, and Andre Sallade,
Sprint Medley 1st place team of O’Connell, Sallade, Crick, and McPeak
Distance Medley 2nd place team of Adrian Jeter, Z. Luchetti, Jon Alsup, and Sam Bolden
Shuttle Hurdle Relay: 2nd place team of Karver Jones, Nolan Mansfield, Jacob Entsminger, and Evan Yoder
High Jump: 1st Ty Newsom 2nd Zach Luchetti
Long Jump:, 1st Andre Sallade 2nd Zach Luchetti
Pole Vault: 1st place Zach Luchetti Ian Fetterhoff
Shot Put: 3rd Grayson Dunn 5th Brody Crosby
Discus: 2nd Brody Crosby
Final Point Totals: Team Champion Mississinewa 142 points
Softball: The Lady Indians lost to Logansport in a DH on the road on Saturday.
Game:1 – MHS 1 LHS 7
Game: 2 – MHS 3 LHS 5
Boys Golf: Indian golfers finish 4th at the Eastbrook invite. Ty Corey earns medalist with a 75, which he won in a playoff.
NASCAR- The NASCAR Cup Series made its first appearance to Talladega yesterday afternoon in what was a very wild day for racing. Brad Keslowski took the checkered flag on a last lap pass to win his first race of the 2021 campaign. “What an awesome day, I had a couple of opportunities to take the lead today but I wasn’t going to force the issue. I just tried to save my stuff until the end and thankfully enough we were able to come out of here with a win” said Keslowski. The NASCAR Cup Series will head to Kansas this weekend.
United States Auto Club(USAC)- The USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car Series headed to Pennsylvania this past weekend for the “Keystone Invasion”, things kicked off at the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania. The driver from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma Brady Bacon continued his domination at Grandview making it 4 consecutive USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car victories at Grandview. Night two headed to Big Diamond Speedway in Pottsville, PA where Minden, Nevada native Tanner Thorson would pick up the win. Thorson drives the number 19AZ for Reinbold-Underwood Motorsports with AME Electrical, Mesilla Valley Transportation, and Competition Suspensions on the side of the car. Greenfield, Indiana’s CJ Leary won on night 3 of the Keystone Invasion at BAPS Motor Speedway marking his first win of the season off the checklist. The final night of the Keystone Invasion saw Tanner Thorson return to victory lane at Path Valley Speedway Park. The Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series return to action on May 7th and 8th at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio for the #LetsRaceTwo weekend. The United States Auto Club is in action this weekend at “Indiana’s Baddest Bullring” Kokomo Speedway with the NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series for the Kokomo Grand Prix.
MLB- A huge shakeup in the National League Central Division in the last week has switched the standings all around. A week ago today the Cincinnati Reds were in first place in the division with a comfortable lead. The Reds have now lost 7 straight; they sit on the bottom of the standings today. The NL Central is now led by the 13-8 Milwaukee Brewers. The St. Louis Cardinals are sitting in 2nd place at 11-10, Pittsburgh Pirates 3rd 11-11 and the Chicago Cubs 4th at 10-11. Tonight Chicago is at Atlanta, Miami is in Milwaukee, Philadelphia is in St. Louis, and Cincinnati heads west to LA to take on the Dodgers.
NBA- The Indiana Pacers have been in cruise control since last Wednesday winning their 3rd consecutive game last night defeating the Orlando Magic 131-112. Malcolm Brogdon led the Pacers with 24 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists. The Pacers were without Domantas Sabonis and Myles Turner for the 3rd consecutive game forcing Oshae Brissett into his 3rd start. Brissett has been a huge asset to this Indiana Pacers team with the ability to stretch the floor. The Pacers currently sit 9th in the Eastern Conference and return to action on Tuesday against the Portland Trailblazers.
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