Today’s Tribe Sports Report written by the Tribe Sports Network’s Ryan Scott and Dalton Bishop. Feature Image was taken by MHS sports photographer John Carper. Featured athlete is Mississinewa Junior Hallie Sullivan.
Track and Field: Track results for the boys and girls team from last night at Marion as they meet up with Marion and Eastbrook.
100 Hurdles 2nd Abby Oyler 3rd Avery Mariol
100 meter run 1st Kaiyah Jones
4×100 Relay 1st place team of Abby Nash, Alayna Webb, Mackenzie Ressler and Kaiyah Jones
400 meter run 2nd Luchetti
300 meter hurdles 4th Avery Mariol
200 meter run 1st Kaiyah Jones
4×400 Relay 1st place team of Alayna Webb, Avery Mariol, Abby Oyler, and Lia Luchetti
High Jump 2nd Alayna Webb
Long Jump 1st Webb
Pole Vault 2nd Kendal Emmons
Shot Put 2nd Katelyn Ramey
Discus 2nd Katelyn Ramey
Final Point totals: Marion 42, EB 80, and Miss. 40
4×800 meter relay 1st place team of Adrian Jeter, Ty Newsom, Tyler Cook, and Sam Bolden
100 meter run 1st Hayden Nelson
1st Hayden Nelson 3rd Trevon Hess
1600 meter run 2nd Sam Bolden 4th Tyler Cook
4×100 Relay 1st place team of Jayden Crick, Trevon Hess, Payton McPeak, Hayden Nelson
400 meter run 2nd Josh O’Connell
300 meter hurdles 1st Zach Luchetti, 4th Karver Jones
800 meter run 4th Adrian Jeter
200 meter run 2nd Trevon Hess
3200 meter run 2nd Jon Alsup
4X400 Relay 1st place team of Ty Newsom, Payton McPeak, Josh O’Connell, and Andre Sallade
High Jump 1st Ty Newsom 4th Trevon Hess
Long Jump 2nd Andre Sallade,
Pole Vault 2nd Zach Luchetti 4th Josh O’Connell 4th Fetterhoff
Shot Put 3rd Dunn 4th Crosby
Discus 3rd Brody Crosby
Final Point Totals: Miss. 46, Marion 67 41, Eastbrook 53
Girls Tennis: Last night, the Olemiss Tennis Team hosted undefeated Western. The Indians fought hard and took the match into a 3rd set at the #2 Singles position before dropping a 3-2 decision. Madison Fuqua and the doubles team of Ella Frantz / Hallie Sullivan won their varsity matches. The Indians are now 6-3 on the season and will host conference rival Madison Grant on Thursday. #1 doubles stays undefeated at 9-0
Western 3 Mississinewa 2
#1S: Madison Fuqua won 7-5, 6-2
#2S: Taylor Kern lost 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
#3S: Olivia Lucas lost 6-0, 6-0
#1D: Ella Frantz/Hallie Sullivan won 6-1, 6-4
#2D: Brooklynn Bos / Alicia Hunt lost 6-4, 6-4
JV: Western 3 Mississinewa 1
Winner was Kylee McMahan
Baseball: Lost to Oak Hill 14-4.
Softball: No score was reported.
MLB- The National League Central continues to be a very fun and interesting division. After losing seven consecutive games the Cincinnati Reds have now won two straight against the best team in baseball the Los Angeles Dodgers winning last night 6-5. Jesse Winker continues to be the storyline of the series batting 5/10 in the series for a 500 batting average, he also has Four RBI’s and Two HR’s. NL Central keep an eye on the Cincinnati Reds; they could be a dangerous team this season. Elsewhere in the NL Central the Pittsburgh Pirates continue to play good baseball with a win over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 last night. The Chicago Cubs lost in a shutout to the Atlanta Braves 5-0, the Cards from St. Louis were winners over the Phillies. The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Miami Marlins 5-4.
Motorsports- The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action this Friday night at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky for the 17th annual John Bradshaw Memorial with the winner taking home $12,000. Saturday May 1st Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will then travel to the Florence Speedway in Florence, Kentucky for the Ralph Latham Memorial paying $15,000 to win. The top 5 in the point standings are led by Tim McCreadie from Watertown, NY with 1765 points. Martinsville, Indiana native Hudson O’Neal is 2nd 1725 points, Brandon Sheppard is 3rd, Devin Moran 4th, and Kyle Bronson is 5th. The Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Indiana kicks off the 2021 season this Saturday night with “Cabin Fever” they invite everyone to “The Playground Of Power”. Also in racing action locally is the Circus City Speedway in Peru, Indiana. Dalton Bishop, a member of TribeTV and The TribeSportsNetwork will be in the announcer’s booth on Saturday night before being in a race car next Friday Night at the Gas City I69 Speedway.
Weather- Today, Mixed clouds and sun this morning. Scattered thunderstorms developing this afternoon. Storms may contain strong gusty winds. High 76F. Winds WSW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%. For tonight, Rain. Low 59F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near an inch. For Thursday, Occasional rain. High 61F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a half an inch. And for Friday, plenty of sunshine High 61F. Winds NW at 15 to 25MPH.
Local News- Grant County restaurants, businesses, and schools continue searching for help. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in some sort of way making most of the businesses in Grant County very desperate for help. “I have owned this business for 49 years, never in 49 years have I been this short staffed nor this desperate for help” said Dane Franklin the owner of Myers Drive In. “We are currently seeking waitresses to help out, if you are without a job it is simply because you aren’t seeking to find a job because these places are looking”.
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