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Girls Tennis Sectional Champs, Boys Track Results, Softball downs Eastern

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

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MHS Girls Tennis . For the first time in the program’s history, Mississinewa Lady Indians Tennis is the 2018 IHSAA Sectional Champion. Coach Fleming and the team defeated Marion in Round One and then Madison Grant last night 4-1 in the Sectional Finals. All three Singles courts were taken by the Lady Indians as well as the 2-Doubles match. Mississinewa is now 15-2 overall heading into the Regionals. The Lady Indians will face the winner of Yorktown and Delta who play tonight at Delta High School at approximately 5:00pm.

MHS Boys Track & Field . Another school record was set by Mississinewa this week. The Boys 4×800 Relay team came in at 8:23.39 at the IHSAA Boys Track & Field Sectionals last night at Indiana Wesleyan University. The 4×800 relay team will advance along with the 4×400 team. Brennan Butche won the 3200m to advance to Regionals. Heisman Skeens is the last Indian runner to advance winning the 200m and making the cut in the Long Jump event.

MHS Softball . The Lady Indians defeated Eastern yesterday 14-2 in 5 innings. Jenna Berryhill struck out 6, allowed 3 hits, and walked a batter in 3 shut-out innings. Cierra Vasquez came in a closed down the game for Mississinewa. Riley McKee went 3-4 with an RBI at the plate. Shelby Goble was 2-4 with a double and RBI, Lexi Cruzan was 4-4 with 2RBIs, Mallory Sands was 3-4 with a double and 3RBIs, and Kenzie Skeens went 2-4 with an RBI.

JV Softball defeated Northwestern 8-1 to get back on track after the loss to Huntington North. Kandis Downam got the win on the mound throwing a 3-hitter with 11 strikeouts. Justyce Moore was 2-4 with a double, Alivia Rice was 2-4 with a triple, Kylie Smalley was 2-4, and Kaycee Sands was 1-3 with a double.

Tonight’s Events . Boys Golf will host Eastbrook tonight at Shady Hills at 4:30pm while the Junior Indians of R.J. Baskett will tee off against Elwood at 5:00pm.

Saturday’s Events . Mississinewa will host the 2018 Junior Varsity Softball and Baseball Grant Four Tournaments on Saturday. Action begins at 9:00am. RJB Baseball rounds out the weekend’s events by hosting Eastbrook at noon.


Today’s Sports World Update

NHL . The Tampa Bay Lightning tied the series at 2 games each by defeating the Washington Capitals last night 4-2. Winnipeg and Vegas face-off tonight in Game Four with the Golden Knights up 2-1 in the series.

PGA Golf . At Forest Golf Club, Marc Leishman shot 10-under for a 61 in the opening round to take an early lead in the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament.

NASCAR . The Cup Series will be at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday for an evening race in the Monster Energy Open. Racing begins at 6:00pm on Fox Sports One.

Indy Car . The Indianapolis 500 is a week and a half away as the flag will drop at noon on Sunday, May 27. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is expecting a tremendous crowd yet again as the points leader Josef Newgarden and last year’s winner Takumo Sato of Andretti Autosport roll in to town.

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

  • Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 St. Louis Cardinals (Jose Martinez 3-4)
  • Chicago White Sox 4-2 Texas Rangers (Yoan Moncada 3-4, 2B)
  • Detroit Tigers 3-2 Seattle Mariners (Jose Iglesias 2-4, 2RBIs, 2B)
  • Chicago Cube vs. Atlanta Braves was postponed.

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Featured Image by TribeTV’s Dalton Bishop . Girls Tennis photography from Glen E. Devitt via Social Media from Girls Tennis vs. Marion.

Girls Track success at IWU, Softball rained-out

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

Tribe Sports Report

Softball was cancelled last night for both the high school and middle school teams. The Lady Indians will not make up their game against Southwood.

MHS Track & Field . The 2018 IHSAA Girls Track & Field Sectionals were held last night at Indiana Wesleyan. Mississinewa will be sending five girls through seven events to the regionals. Carli Fones won the 100m and 200m. Beth Lucas won the 100h and 300h setting a school record in the 300 with a time of 47.35. Haleigh Skeens won the long jump. Aurora Fisher won the 3200m setting a school record in a time of 12:24.12. Fones, Lucas, and Skeens joined Alayna Webb to win the 4x100m Relay in a school record time of 51.64.

Tonight’s Events . Softball will travel to Huntington with the junior varsity team to take on the Vikings starting at 5:00pm with the JV game to follow. Girls Tennis will face Marion in the IHSAA Sectional tonight at Marion High School. Blackford faces Madison Grant in the other side of that bracket. Baseball plays at Kokomo Taylor at 5:00pm. RJB Softball rounds out the evening with a road game in Hartford City starting at 5:30pm.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . Lebron James scoring 42 points couldn’t stop the Celtics from winning Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals last night 107-94. Al Horford ignited Boston in the 4th quarter to pull away after a late-game flagrant foul from J.R. Smith. Jaylen Brown led Boston with 23 points. Game Three will be on Saturday in Ohio at 8:30pm on ESPN.

Golden State faces Houston in Game Two tonight at 9:00pm on TNT. The Warriors lead the series 1-0.

NHL . Tampa Bay won last night 4-2 to take Game Three from the Capitals last night. Washington still leads that series 2-1. Victor Hedman had 3 points with a goal and two assists. The Winnipeg Jets will be in Las Vegas for Game Three tonight at 9:00pm on NBC Sports Network. The Jets and Knights are tied at one game each.

NASCAR . The Cup Series will be at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday for an evening race in the Monster Energy Open. Racing begins at 6:00pm on Fox Sports One.

Indy Car . The Indianapolis 500 is a week and a half away as the flag will drop at noon on Sunday, May 27. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is expecting a tremendous crowd yet again as the points leader Josef Newgarden and last year’s winner Takumo Sato of Andretti Autosport roll in to town.

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

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 7-0 Chicago White Sox (Jose Abreu 2-4, 2B)
  • Detroit Tigers 9-8 Cleveland Indians (Rajai Davis 3-6, 2 RBIs, 2B)
  • Chicago Cubs 3-2 Atlanta Braves (Kris Bryant 2-4, Carl Edwards win)
  • Minnesota Twins 4-1 St. Louis Cardinals (Carson Kelly 1-2, RBI)
  • San Francisco Giants 5-3 Cincinnati Reds (Eugenio Suarez 2-3, HR, 2 RBIs)

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Girls Tennis CIC Title, Conference Track at Oak Hill, and Boys Golf Wins

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

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MHS Boys Golf . Coach Reed and Indians Golf picked up a win last night against Taylor 170-214 to move to 8-0 on the season.

MHS Girls Tennis . The Lady Indians are CIC champions for the 5th time in the last 6 seasons. Mississinewa defeated Frankton last night 5-0 on Senior Night to move to 12-2 on the season and undefeated in the conference. Four of the matches were won 6-0, 6-0 and only 3 games were dropped in the entire team match.

MHS Track & Field . The girls and boys teams both placed 3rd last night at Oak Hill for the 2018 Central Indiana Conference Meet. The Indians did capture 4 conference titles including Brennan Butche in the 3200, Carli Fones in the 100m and 200m, and Beth Lucas setting a school record in the 300m hurdles at 47.82. The Boys 4x100m relay set a school record at 44.49. That team included Heisman Skeens, Kaden Cole, Elijah Standridge, and Tabias Mead.

There was no result reported for the RJB Softball game at Cowan.

Tonight’s Events . Baseball takes on Alexandria on the road as the JV team hosts Tipton at 5:00pm. Softball also travels to Alexandria at 5:00pm to face the Tigers with the JV game to follow. RJB Softball will play at Highland, RJB Baseball travels to Frankton, and RJB Golf will face Oak Hill at Shady Hills.

Friday’s Events . The Lady Indians Softball team will take on Northwestern at 5:00pm on the road for the only event this Friday.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . Boston clinched their series last night with a 114-112 win over Philadelphia. Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with 25 points. The NBA Playoffs resume on Sunday when Cleveland and Boston meet in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

PGA Tour . The first round of the Players Championship at the TPC Sawgrass is underway in Florida. The entire field will have teed off by 2:30pm today after an early morning mark of -3 under being set.

NHL . Winnipeg is in Nashville tonight for Game 7 of their series as Washington and Tampa Bay look to kick-off their series in Game 1 tomorrow.

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

  • Cincinnati Reds 2-1 New York Mets
  • Cleveland Indians 6-2 Milwaukee Brewers
  • Texas Rangers 5-4 Detroit Tigers
  • Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 Chicago White Sox
  • Chicago Cubs 13-4 Miami Marlins

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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

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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.

 

Lady Indians sweep the CIC, Boys Golf balanced attack, and Baseball battles Eagles

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Cheerleading . There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in cheering on Wednesday, May 2nd or Thursday, May 3rd. Both available meetings will be held at 5:30pm in the Mississinewa High School cafeteria.

MHS Girls Tennis . The Lady Indians defeated Madison Grant last night 5-0 as Haleigh Rowley won 6-0, 6-0 at 1-Singles. Mississinewa is 7-1 overall, and they are 2-0 in the CIC heading into the Homestead Invitational on Saturday. First serve is at 8:30am.

MHS Baseball . Coach Scott and the Indians hosted Oak Hill last night. Mississinewa lost 3-0 with Landon Swanner on the mound. Swanner pitched 7 innings allowing 5 hits and a walk while striking out 3. Hunter Smalley, Easton Burton, and Cade McCoin were 1-3 at the plate.

MHS Softball . The Lady Indians swept the Oak Hill Eagles last night. The varsity team won 12-8 as Cierra Vasquez earned the win allowing 7 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks. Vasquez struck out 2 before allowing Jenna Berryhill to pick up the save. Aubrey Tann went 3-4 with 3 RBIs, Riley McKee was 3-5 with 2 RBIs, and Lexi Cruzan finished 2-5 with 2 RBIs to round out the big plate performances of the night.

The junior varsity team remains undefeated with that 9-1 win over Oak Hill last night in five innings. Ireland Thien gave up only 4 hits and 3 walks while striking out 11 to get the win. Katie Hosier went 3-3 with a double, triple, and 3 RBIs.

MHS Boys Golf . Mississinewa Boys Golf defeated Oak Hill 174-183. Josh Dakin shot a 41 to lead the Indians while Ty Corey and Breyton Berryhill shot 43. Bryce Luedtke added a 47.

RJB Track & Field . From Coach Van Winkle, the Boys Track team competed against Eastbrook last night at Mississinewa High School. RJB lost 63-37 to the Junior Panthers. Peyton McPeak won the 110m hurdles, 200m, and was part of the first place 4x400m relay. Zach Luchetti, Konner Ricks, and Ty Newsom rounded out that relay team. Seth Workman won the high jump and long jump.

Tonight’s Events . Track and Field is the center of attention tonight as Mississinewa will host the 2018 Grant Four. Events will begin at 5:00pm

Saturday’s Events . Girls Tennis will travel to Homestead at 8:30am for a tough invitational. Softball and Baseball will compete at Oak Hill for the Grant Four title. Softball action begins at 9:00am while Baseball will start at 10:00am. Boys Golf will compete in the Taylor High School Invitational and tee off at 11:00am. RJB Baseball has a double header at Hamilton Heights beginning at 11:00am. Finally, the RJB Track & Field team will compete in the junior high CIC meet at Madison Grant. Events at Fairmount start at 10:00am.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . The Indiana Pacers host the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference First Round. That game can be seen on ESPN at 8:00pm.

NHL . Pittsburgh took a 3-2 win over Washington. Jake Guentzel had 3 points with a goal and 2 assists. Matt Murray took in 32 saves. Las Vegas crushed the San Jose Sharks 7-0 with 3 separate players earning 3 points. Mar Andre Fleury pulled 33 saves in the net. Winnipeg and Nashville kick-off their playoff series tonight at 8:00pm on the NBC Sports Network.

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

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 Detroit Tigers
  • Atlanta Braves 7-4 Cincinnati Reds
  • St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 New York Mets
  • Seattle Mariners 5-4 Cleveland Indians
  • Chicago Cubs 1-0 Milwaukee Brewers
  • Chicago White Sox 6-3 Kansas City Royals

PGA Tour . 12 under par is the current score to beat in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at the TPC of Louisiana. 10 groups are battling at the top entering Day Two of the competition.

NASCAR . On Sunday, April 29th the Monster Energy Cup launches at Talladega Super Speedway. Racing begins at 2:00pm on Fox. Kyle Busch leads the points standings with Kevin Harvick close behind.


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