News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 3, 2013

Metro roundup: Matchett repeats at Idle Creek

Tom Reck
Tribune-Star Correspondent

TERRE HAUTE — Ashley Matchett was one of the winners in golf competition concluded Sunday or Monday in Vigo County.

Matchett is the Idle Creek club champion for the second year in a row. He had rounds of 72 and 68 to finish with a 4-under-par 140 score to win.

Trent Carr took second, going 75-77 for 152, while Mike Weir was first in the net division with 132.

Denise Rowlett took women’s honors and Dave Rowlett is the senior champ.


Idle Creek Club Championship

140 — Ashley Matchett 72-68

152 — Trent Carr 75-77

154 — Dave Rowlett 78-76

156 — Paul Thomas 80-76

159 — Gary Switzer 80-79

Net Division

132 — Mike Weir 65-67

134 — Jack Simpson 65-69

137 — Dick Wible 70-67

140 — Ed Maners 69-71, Dave Bryan 67-73

144 — Mark Furniss 68-76, Zach Wilhoyte 72-72

Women’s champion — Denise Rowlett 162 (85-77)

Senior champion — Dave Rowlett 154 (78-76)


• At Rea Park, the winning foursome in the Old Man Scramble took top honors with 29-under-par 115.

Abe Nasser, Dave Patterson, Jim Horrall and Steve Schroeder made up the winning team. The second-place foursome finished a shot back at 116.


Old Man Scramble

115 — Abe Nasser, Dave Patterson, Jim Horrall, Steve Schroeder

116 — Bill Verdeyen, Buddy Myers, Bert Robinson, Steve Lively

117 — Russ Campbell, Jason Long, Dave Campbell, Doc McDavid; Bo Higgins, Davey James, Brad Miley, Ken Walker

118 — Jerry Seeling, Lincoln Brown, Ted Collins, Tyler Wampler


• At Hulman Links, two teams finished with 16-under-par 128 scores to tie for low score in Mundy’s Game concluded Monday.

Dave Monroney and Geoff Shuck and Tom Jones and Ed Grayless tied for low score of 128 in the two-day event. Jones and Grayless also tied for low total of 64 in Monday’s round.

Travis Turpen and Chris Pearson took third with 129 and tied for low score on the back in the first round.


Mundy’s Game

First day

Low front — 30 Mark Neaderhiser-Aaron Azar, Bubba Atkinson-Ken Chirhart

Low back — 29 Andy Jones-Steve Anderson, Travis Turpen-Chris Pearson

Low total — 62 Atkinson-Chirhart, Neaderhiser-Azar

Second day

Low front — 30 Chris Keen-Bill Doan, Dave Monroney-Geoff Shuck, Matt Davis-Tom Seal

Low back — 29 Tom Jones-Ed Grayless; 31 Gary Stuck-Gus Solomon, Tim Mundy-Mark Malone

Low total — 64 Chris-Doan, Scott Givens-Jim Jenkins, Jones-Grayless

Two-day total — 128 Monroney-Shuck, Jones-Grayless; 129 Turpen-Pearson


• Two Sycamores honored
— Senior outside hitter Morgan Dall and sophomore middle blocker Cassandra Willis of Indiana State were named to the SIUE Cougar Classic all-tournament team.

Dall had 25 kills and 16 digs in two matches, while Willis had 21 kills, seven blocks and led the team with a .381 hitting percentage.

ISU finished 1-1 in the tournament, beating the host team in five sets but losing to Akron in five. The Sycamores play today at Chicago State.


• Godfreys lead
— At Sullivan, Jim Godfrey nipped Steve Godfrey by two-tenths of a second to win the Sullivan Beta Club’s Labor Day mile run.

Heidi Norris was top female in the race, which included 210 participants.

Top 25 — Jim Godfrey 4:57.6, Steve Godfrey 4:57.8, William Benson 5:21.6, Kyle Andrew 5:32.5, Ben Short 5:37.4, Carlos Guzman 5:47.3, Casey Garner 5:48.7, Ben Walker 5:54.4, Mark Achenbach 5:57.2, Dan Godfrey 5:57.7, Neil Klein 6:01.5, Joel Parsons 6:03.4, Shane Garner 6:07.0, Cody Barnett 6:15.5, Dan Phillips 6:18.2, Eli Smith 6:20.4, Dossan Lamb 6:21.6, Grant Truccano 6:22.1, Michael Jackson 6:23.6, Heidi Norris 6:25.2, Michael Walker 6:27.1, Ian Gadberry 6:27.4, Clint Lamb 6:30.0, Grant Thompson 6:31.8, Ed Walker 6:33.0.

Auto racing

• Urish a winner
— At DuQuoin, Ill., Chris Urish took advantage of problems by others to win the Ted Horn 100 run Sunday night at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.

Robert Ballou led the first 80 laps, then Chris Windom led 81 through 97 until he and Shane Cockrum, running second, had problems.

Urish was in third but inherited the lead and led the final four turns to win. Ballou was fifth and Windom seventh.

Ballou was fifth at the finish but was dropped to 15th for failure to pass post-race inspection.

Bobby East was second and assumed first place in the Silver Crown point totals going into the final race, leading Jerry Coons Jr. by five.


Sunday’s results

Fast qualifier — Jerry Coons Jr.

Feature — Chris Urish, Bobby East, A.J. Fike, Shane Cockrum, Taylor Ferns, Chris Windom, Coons, Christopher Bell, Russ Gamester, Miranda Throckmorton, Tiffany Wyzard, Kody Swanson, Patrick Lawson, Tracy Hines, Robert Ballou.

• Too wet — At Haubstadt, rain wiped out Sunday’s race card at Tri-State Speedway.

Midwest Sprint Car Series action is scheduled for Sept. 14 at the track.