Tyra Stanley stays undefeated, CIC action on the diamonds at MHS, 4×800 record broken

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Girls Tennis . Coach Fleming and the Lady Indians picked up a CIC win last night against Alexandria 4-1. Tyra Stanley moved to 12-0 on the season, and the Singles spots swept the Tigers. The Doubles matches were split 1-1. Mississinewa is now 3-0 in the conference and 8-1 on the season heading into another CIC clash with the Blackford Bruins in Hartford City tonight.

MHS Track & Field . The boys track team came in second last night as Oak Hill won the meet 84.5-34-28.5. Alexandria came in last in the boys event. The 4x800m team of Jacob Ehmer, Zak Huffman, Cory Quakenbush, and Brennan Butche broke the school record with a time of 8:32.83. Tabias Mead won the 100m, Butche won the 800m, Gage Peterson won the 200m, and the 4x100m team came in first in that relay.

The Lady Indians track also came in second to Oak Hill 87.5-48-22.5 last night. Beth Lucas won both hurdles events. Carlie Fones won the 100m and 200m sprints.

MHS Baseball . Mississinewa lost last night to the Frankton Eagles in CIC action at home 10-3. Frankton opened the game with a 4-run first inning, and then added 3 more runs in the top of the third to jump out to a big lead. Conner Fritch took the loss on the mound pitching 3 innings and giving away 7 runs on 6 hits and a walk. Jalen Martin finished the game for the Indians striking out 3, but giving up 3 runs on 4 innings pitched. Cade McCoin was 1-1 on 3 plate appearances. Seth Maddox added the only other Indian hit of the game. Landen Swanner was credited with Mississinewa’s only RBI of the game.

MHS Softball . The Lady Indians hosted Frankton last night and suffered a similar fate as the Indians Baseball team did. Mississinewa lost 8-2 in the varsity game of last night’s double-header. Cierra Vasquez was credited with the loss allowing 5 runs on 7 hits with 2 strikeouts. Jenna Berryhill also pitched allowing 3 runs on 4 hits. Madison Stanley went 2-3 at the plate, and Shelby Goble knocked in 2 RBIs off of a double.

The JV team defeated Frankton in game two 9-2 in 5 innings to keep their successful season rolling. Ireland Thien picked up the win allowing only 1 hit while striking out 8. Justyce Moore was 2-3 with 3 RBIs, Kaycee Sands was 1-3 including a double with 2 RBIs, and Amaris Hickman rounded out the top plate appearances going 1-2 with a triple.

Schedule Updates . This Saturday, May 5th, Indians Baseball will fill some gaps in their schedule with more opportunities for success. The JV will host Bluffton at 10:00am followed by the Varsity taking on Wabash at noon.

Tonight’s Events . Baseball will host Southern Wells tonight in a non-conference game as the JV team travels to Madison Grant. Baseball action begins at 5:00pm. Girls Tennis serves up some action at Blackford tonight for another CIC match at 5:00pm. Boys Golf hosts Madison Grant at Shady Hills. Tee time is 4:30pm. The only R.J. Baskett event for this evening is RJB Softball taking on Northwestern at 5:30pm in the park.


Today’s Sports World Update

NHL . Washington defeated Pittsburgh 4-3 last night. Nicklas Backstrom had 3 points. The Capitals lead 2 games to 1. Winnipeg won big over Nashville 7-4 with 3 players pulling in 3 points. The Jets lead 2 games to 1 in their series.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Texas Rangers 8-6 Cleveland Indians
  • Detroit Tigers 2-1 Tampa Bay Rays
  • Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 Cincinnati Reds
  • Colorado Rockies 3-1 Chicago Cubs
  • St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Chicago White Sox

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RJB Soccer over Comets, Full schedule tonight

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Baseball . The Junior Varsity team fell to Oak Hill last night 15-5 at Atkinson Field. The Indians play Madison Grant on Wednesday in a rescheduled game, originally set for May 9th. First pitch is set for 5:00pm.

RJB Soccer . Mason Reel scored two goals to help lead the Junior Indians over the Eastern Comets last night 4-2. Lia Luchetti and Elliott Williams each added a goal in the win. Coach South and the team have a quick turn around as they play Eastbrook on Thursday at 6:00pm at Mississinewa High School.

Schedule Updates . This Saturday, May 5th, Indians Baseball will fill some gaps in their schedule with more opportunities for success. The JV will host Bluffton at 10:00am followed by the Varsity taking on Wabash at noon.

Tonight’s Events . Mississinewa Track & Field will host Oak Hill and Alexandria tonight at 5:00pm. Girls Tennis hosts the Alexandria Tigers also starting at 5:00pm. Baseball and softball will face Frankton starting at 5:30pm at Mississinewa High School. The JV softball team will play Frankton immediately following the varsity contest. RJB Softball faces Frankton, and RJB Baseball hosts Oak Hill in the Gas City Park tonight.


Today’s Sports World Update

NHL . Tampa Bay defeated Boston last night 4-2. Brayden Point has a goal and 3 assists. The Las Vegas Knights won in overtime, defeating the San Jose Sharks 4-3 in Game 3 of their series. Marc Andre Fluery had 39 saves. Tampa is tied with the Bruins 1-1. Vegas now takes a 2-1 advantage over the Sharks. Tonight Winnipeg hosts Nashville and Washington travels to Pittsburgh for Game 3 match-ups in both series. All NHL playoff games are televised on the NBC family of networks. Games tonight begin at 7:30pm.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Cleveland Indians 7-5 Texas Rangers
  • Chicago Cubs 3-2 Colorado Rockies
  • Tampa Bay 3-2 Detroit Tigers
  • Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 Cincinnati Reds

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Girls Tennis wins Invite, Butche at the IndyStar Sports Awards, and a Big Grant 4 Weekend

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Screen Shot 2018-04-30 at 7.57.20 AMMHS Track & Field . The Lady Indians finished third on Friday, as Oak Hill won the Girls Grant Four Track title this year. Carli Fones dominated the Grant County sprints. She set or tied a school record in the 100m (12.6) and the 400m (1:02.21) while also tacking on a victory in the 200m.

Boys Track and Field finished third at Friday’s Grant Four meet with 41 points behind Eastbrook (winner) and Oak Hill.

MHS Girls Tennis . Saturday’s Homestead Invitational title was captured by the Lady Indians and Coach Fleming in a tough 8-team field. Mississinewa beat #21 Homestead by one point, and Lafayette Harrison by only three to claim the championship. Haleigh Rowley won the 1-Singles championship and Tyra Stanley won the 2-Singles title. Heidi Rowley was runner-up at 2-Singles. Abigail Tignor and Maggie Herring won the consolation bracket playing at the 2-Doubles line. The Lady Indians host Alexandria on Tuesday at 5:00pm that could determine the conference championship.

PNG image-405CA7032F55-1MHS Cross Country . Brennan Butche was recognized by the IndyStar Sports Awards as a nominee for Cross Country Boys Runner of the Year this past weekend.

MHS Boys Golf . On Saturday, Mississinewa finished third at the Taylor Invitational with a team total of 372. Bryce Luedtke shot a team low of 88 followed by Breyton Berryhill at 89.

MHS Baseball . The Indians lost 11-2 to the Oak Hill Eagles in the title game of the 2018 Grant Four on Saturday. Cade Campbell, Cade McCoin, and Andruw Cruz were 1-3 at the plate. Cade McCoin hit a home run with 2 RBIs. Hunter Smalley and Seth Maddox split the duties on the mound. Smalley took the loss on 4.2 innings pitched with 7 hits and 2 walks. Mississinewa defeated Madison Grant in the morning session 8-5 after a 6-run second inning. Tyler Jakob was 3-4, Easton Burton added 3 RBIs, and Jalen Martin hit a home run. Owen Felver earned the win with 11 strikeouts after 6 innings pitched. Maddox also pitched in this win.

MHS Softball . Mississinewa lost in the championship game of the Grant Four on Saturday to Madison Grant 6-1. Cierra Vasquez pitched the title game allowing 6 hits and 5 walks with a strikeout. Shelby Goble went 2-4, and Darcie Patton was 1-3 with a home run. Earlier in the day the Lady Indians defeated Eastbrook 15-7. Jenna Berryhill earned that win allowing 2 runs while striking out 5. Lexi Cruzan stood out at the plate in game one going 2-4 with 2 doubles and 3 RBIs.

Schedule Updates . The Varsity Softball double-header at Ft. Wayne Snider will be played on Saturday, May 5th at 9:00am. Also, the Lady Indians varsity/JV game at Elwood will start at 5:00pm instead of 5:30pm this Thursday, May 3rd. Tomorrow’s Baseball and Softball action against Frankton will start at 5:30pm here at Mississinewa High School. The JV Baseball game with Madison Grant will be played on Wednesday May 2nd instead of May 9th and start at 5:00pm.

Tonight’s Events . JV Baseball will host Oak Hill tonight at 5:00pm. RJB Golf tees off at Arbor Trace to take on Eastbrook at 5:00pm, and RJB Soccer hosts Eastern at Mississinewa High School kicking off at 6:00pm.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . Cleveland defeated the Pacers yesterday 105-101 to clinch the series and move on to face Toronto. Victor Oladipo scored 30 points on 10-21 shooting to lead Indiana. Lebron James scored 45 for the Cavs.

NHL . Washington defeated Pittsburgh 4-1 yesterday to tie the series 1-1. Nashville took Winnipeg to double-overtime before pulling out the win 5-4 and evening the series at one game each. Tonight, Boston is at Tampa Bay and San Jose will host Las Vegas in the late game.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Detroit Tigers
  • Seattle Mariners 10-4 Cleveland Indians
  • Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 St. Louis Cardinals
  • Cincinnati Reds 8-2 Minnesota Twins
  • Kansas City Royals 5-4 Chicago White Sox
  • Chicago Cubs 2-0 Milwaukee Brewers

PGA Tour . Brian Gay won the 2018 Zurich Classic on Sunday at the TPC Louisiana of New Orleans. With the Players Championship just around the corner, next week will feature the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte.

NASCAR . Joey Logano parked the Ford this weekend taking the Talladega Cup Series win at the Superspeedway. Kevin Harvick was the pole winner. Kyle Busch still sits atop the points leaderboard, but Sunday’s win moves Logano only 30 points behind.


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 Featured Image provided by Ole Miss Tennis social media. Image of Carli Fones from Scott Hunt of the Marion Chronicle-Tribune.

 

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