Monday, May 1, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
Friday evening was the Grant Four Track & Field event. Mississinewa Boys & Girls both placed third with a score of 37. There were a lot of great performances by the Boys, but no event winners. The Girls were lead by a great performance by Carli Fones. Fones won the 100m, 200m, and set a school record in the 400m (1:02.44).
The only event to occur on Saturday without postponement was Girls Tennis. The Lady Indians played Frankfort at the Howard County Indoor Tennis Center winning 5-0. Their next match is Tuesday at Alexandria. The JV Lady Indians tied 1-1 with Abigail Tignor winning her singles match.
Baseball and Softball hosted the Blackford Bruins on Wednesday evening in contests that were supposed to be tonight, Thursday, April 27. Each team earned a big CIC win, and the Baseball team captured the CIC plate.
Softball defeated Blackford 8-3. Erika Foy pitched a complete game allowing only three hits and giving up two walks while striking out nine. Offensively: Mallory Sands (3-3, 3 doubles, 4 RBIs), Kenzie Skeens (2-3), Kait Leavitt (2-4, double, RBI), Shelby Goble (2-4, double), and additional hits coming from Riley McKee, Darcie Patton, and Amaya David.
The Baseball team came from behind to win 4-3. Garrison Smith got the win on the mound going seven innings and striking out nine. Leading the offense: Garrison Smith (2 HRs, 3 RBIs), and Cade McCoin (2 hits, 1 RBI).
RJB Boys Track & Field defeated both Blackford and Madison Grant (MHS 62, BHS 37, MGHS 37). Event winners are listed below.
110 Hurdles: Elijah Standridge
100m: Elijah Standridge
4x100m Relay: Elijah Standridge, Garrett Johnson, Josh O’Connell, Randall Turner
400m: Ian Fetterhoff
200m: Josh O’Connell
High Jump: Seth Workman
Long Jump: Elijah Standridge
Over Spring Break, Brennan Butche placed 15th at the Indoor Track & Field State Meet in Bloomington at Indiana University. Mississinewa Track & Field open up their outdoor season very soon. Don’t forget that all of their meets are away this year. Good job Brennan!