Terre Haute South finished fourth and Terre Haute North fifth Saturday at Ben Davis in the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference girls high school tennis tournament.
Carmel was the team champion.
South’s doubles teams led the way for the Braves, with Shivani Purohit and Courtney Sheets placing third and Miranda Camp and Nicole Howe finishing fourth.
Best placing for North was earned by Laura Mascari, who won two of her three matches and placed third at No. 2 singles. Anna Potter of the Patriots also went 2-1, finishing fourth at No. 1 singles.
Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference tournament
Team scores — Carmel 54, Indianapolis North Central 39, Center Grove 30, Terre Haute South 19, Terre Haute North 17, Ben Davis 12, Lawrence North 7, Warren Central 2.
No. 1 singles — Anna Potter (THN) 2-1, fourth place; Lauren Hambrock (THS) 1-2, fifth place
No. 2 singles — Laura Mascari (THN) 2-1, third place; Jordan Davis (THS) 1-2, fifth place
No. 3 singles — Morgan Cook (THN) 1-2, fifth place; Sofia Saylor (THS) 1-2, sixth place
No. 1 doubles — Miranda Camp-Nicole Howe (THS) 2-1, fourth place; Olivia Caldwell-Meredith Egan (THN) 1-2, seventh place
No. 2 doubles — Shivani Purohit-Courtney Sheets (THS) 2-1, third place; Carmen Nickels-Caroline Potter (THN) 1-2, sixth place
Next — Both North and South play on Monday, the Braves at home against Sullivan and the Patriots on the road at Bloomington North.
Team scores — Eastern Greene 129, North Central 103, Linton 96.5, White River Valley 79.5, Bloomfield 54.5, Clay City 54, Shakamak 41.5, North Daviess 18.
100 — Macy Fidler (L) 13.45, Scottie Ingram (EG) 13.53, Jasmine Padgett (WRV) 13.83.
200 — Gabby Kreischer (NC) 27.81, Padgett (WRV) 28.51, Fidler (L) 29.16.
400 — Kreischer (NC) 1:02.67, Bridget Buka (B) 1:04.02, Alisha Steward (CC) 1:04.18.
800 — Aleksey Green (Sh) 2:27.07 (meet record), Steward (CC) 2:36.37, Sierra New (EG) 2:38.49.
1,600 — Savannah Turner (Sh) 5:30.02, Alli Workman (B) 5:42.85, Hannah Resler (EG) 6:10.99.
3,200 — Turner (Sh) 12:04.23, Resler (EG) 13:34.47, Kelsey Wright (CC) 13:53.41.
100H — Micaela Hazlewood (L) 17.87, Padgett (WRV) 18.83, Rachel McLaughlin (EG) 19.05.
300H — Padgett (WRV) 51.84, Tory Swalls (NC) 53.01, Casey Webster (NC) 54.48.
400 relay — Eastern Greene 55.31, North Central 55.57, White River Valley 58.54.
1,600 relay — Event could not take place because of lightning, rescheduled for next Friday at Linton.
3,200 relay — Bloomfield (Buka, Alicia Hasler, Shayla Wikle, Workman) 11:01.32, Clay City 11:19.64, Eastern Greene 11:22.92.
HJ — Kreischer (NC) 4-8, Amy Todd (EG) 4-6, Liz Uland (B) and Shannon Pittman (WRV) 4-6.
PV — Clair Byers (EG) 7-0, Bailey Hasler (L) 6-6, Pittman (WRV) 6-0.
LJ — Ingram (EG) 15-7, Fidler (L) 15- 1/2, Taylor Fry (NC) 13-1.
SP — Hazlewood (L) 40-3, Ingram (EG) 32-2, Bell Evans (NC) 31-2.
D — Hazlewood (L) 153-1 (meet record), Makenzie Schantz (WRV) 101-10, Karalyn Jones (WRV) 100-9.
Team scores — Linton 141, Clay City 104, North Central 103, White River Valley 82, Eastern Greene 64, Bloomfield 53, North Daviess 36, Shakamak 27.
100 — Zane Hayden (L) 11.52, R.J. Miller (NC) 11.58, Grant Prindiville (CC) 11.65.
200 — R.J. Miller (NC) 23.78, Hayden (L) 23.95, Kegan Hunt (NC) 24.66.
400 — Joe Dieball (L) 55.34, Dillon Bailey (NC) 56.97, Bryce Spelts (WRV) 57.22.
800 — Conner Hill (WRV) 2:08.66, Kyle Schubla (Sh) 2:11.90, Blake Cochran (CC) 2:14.02.
1,600 — Cochran (CC) 4:48.12, Hill (WRV) 4:53.74, Janzen Franklin (L) 4:56.62.
3,200 — Dean Danner (NC) 10:35.28, Franklin (L) 10:53.54, Buddy Davis (WRV) 11:04.78.
HH — Grant Stamm (L) 14.78, Zach Baker (ND) 17.51, Nathan Melchert (NC) 19.26.
IH — Stamm (L) 41.21, Braydon Crowe (EG) 47.36, A.J. Steward (CC) 47.62.
400 relay — North Central (Bailey, Dillian Howard, Hunt, R.J. Miller) 46.34, Linton 46.48, Clay City 47.34.
1,600 relay — North Central (Bailey, Howard, Hunt, Miller) 3:46.15, White River Valley 3:51.53, Clay City 3:53.87.
3,200 relay — Bloomfield (Brent Deich, Brent Ellis, Conner Gadberry, Parker Ramsey) 8:57.72, White River Valley 9:08.35, Linton 9:21.98.
HJ — Neal Greene (NC) 5-10, Andrew Lewellyn (L) 5-6, Dieball (L) 5-2.
PV — Zach Davidson (L) 11-6, Kody Sims (ND) 10-6, Ryan Slover (L) 10-0.
LJ — Stamm (L) 18-4 1/2, Brady Harmon (WRV) 17-11, Jeremy New (EG) 17-4.
SP — Josh Miller (CC) 42-5, Gaven Hill (EG) 41-5, Dess Fougerousse (L) 40-10.
D — Clay Goodman (WRV) 127-11, J.Miller (CC) 126-5, Luke Mowery (WRV) 122-8.
n Shakamak 2, Linton 2 — At Jasonville, Shakamak and Linton’s game was suspended in the eighth inning because of rain. A resumption date has not yet been determined.
• Seeger 2-9, Rockville 1-5 — At Williamsport, Rockville played Wabash River Conference-leading Seeger tough twice but lost both games of the doubleheader.
Rockville 100 000 0 — 1 6 2
Seeger 000 200 x — 2 4 1
W — White. L — Nick Waltz.
Highlights — For Rockville, Nick Waltz struck out 13 batters in a losing pitching effort and John Brown went 2 for 3 with an RBI.
Seeger 201 010 05 — 9 12 1
Rockville 200 110 01 — 5 9 1
W — Orahood. L — Ross Brown.
Highlights — For Rockville, John Brown went 3 for 4 with a double and 3 RBIs; Tyler Rapp went 2 for 3 with a double and 2 runs scored; and Ben Cunningham went 2 for 4.
Next — Rockville (10-9 overall, 5-5 WRC) will be at home Tuesday to face Riverton Parke. Seeger is now 15-4 and 10-0 respectively.
n Attica 4, Turkey Run 1 — At Attica, the Warriors fell in a Wabash River Conference game.
Turkey Run 000 10 — 1 2 3
Attica 332 6X — 14 11 1
W — Capp. L — Russell.
Highlights — For Turkey Run, Jeff Woods and Riley Sunderman were 1 of 2.
Next — Turkey Run (3-9) plays host to North Vermillion on Tuesday.
At Marshall, Ind.
Southmont 270 001 3 — 13 10 3
Turkey Run 400 006 0 — 10 9 5
W — Jones. L — Amstutz.
Highlights — For Turkey Run, Dewey Ashley was 3 for 5 with a double and 2 runs; Riley Sunderman 2 for 3 with a double and 3 RBIs; Jeff Girdler 2 for 4 with a double, 2 runs and 2 RBIs; Noah Nevins 1 for 3 with a double; and Jeff Woods scored 2 runs.
Next — Turkey Run (3-8) was scheduled to play a doubleheader Saturday at Attica.
At Casey, Ill.
Lawrenceville 100 00 — 1
Casey 006 05 — 11
W — M.McCown. L — McIntosh.
Highlights — For Casey, winning pitcher Matt McCown was 3 for 3 with a double; Michael Chism 2 for 2 with 2 runs and 2 steals; Nicco Stepina 2 for 4 with a double and 2 runs; Austin Glidewell 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs; and Derek Belt 1 for 2 with 2 RBIs.
Next — Casey (7-9) was scheduled to play Marshall on Saturday at the Martinsville Wooden Bat Tourney.
TH North 000 401 1 — 6 6 0
Carmel 100 011 0 — 3 7 4
W — Crick. L — Eckl. Sv — Ludwig.
Highlights — For North, Jazmine Allen was 2 for 4, Sierra Sykes was 1 for 3 with 2 runs and Katie Herrick was 1 for 3 with a double.
TH South 000 000 0 — 0 2 0
Center Grove 101 412 x — 9 10 1
W — Line. L — Swain. HR — CG: Sullivan, Thompson.
Highlights — For South, Kelsey Marlow was 2 for 3.
At Robinson, Ill.
Mattoon 200 205 3 — 12 16 1
Robinson 000 010 0 — 1 1 6
W — Starwalt. L — Corder.
Record — Robinson is 12-12.
• North Vermillion splits twinbill — North Vermillion split a doubleheader with Georgetown-Ridge Farm on Saturday. Georgetown won the first game 7-4, but the Falcons won the nightcap 10-6.
In the second game, Taylor Balding hit a walk-off home run for the Falcons.
Georgetown 000 214 0 — 7 8 1
North Vermillion 101 110 0 — 4 9 3
W — Brooks. L — Moore (1-2).
Highlights — For North Vermillion, Taylor Balding had two hits, including, Kyla Norris had two doubles; Kineer and Kennedy had doubles.
Georgetown 000 103 2 — 6 3 3
North Vermillion 000 600 4 — 10 10 2
W — Lenhart (1-0). L — Sliva.
Highlights — For North Vermillion, Balding had a walk-off HR and 5 RBI; Kineer had a double and two hits, Balding and Guiliani had two hits.
Next — North Vermillion (9-5) is at Turkey Run on Tuesday.
• South third in Indy — At Indianapolis, Terre Haute South’s A team finished third at the Indianapolis North Central invitational. Luke Peoples shot the low round for South with a 75.
At Coffin Golf Course
Team scores — Park Tudor 302, Plainfield 310, Terre Haute South A 321, Indy North Central 321, Chatard 323, Richmond 331, Lawrence North 338, Ben Davis 341, Southport 349, Warren Central 352, THS B 355, Pike 358
TERRE HAUTE SOUTH A (321) — Luke Peoples 75, Drew Cahill 79, Ryan Cahill 82, Mario Foradori 85, Sam Mimms 94
TERRE HAUTE SOUTH B (355) — Gregory Stultz 81, Pierce Gordon 91, Andrew Martinez 91, Darin Pemberton 92, Braxton McIntyre 100
Next — TH South plays in the County meet at Hulman Links on Wednesday.
Terre Haute South finished fourth and Terre Haute North fifth Saturday at Ben Davis in the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference girls high school tennis tournament.
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“I thought we had ‘em,” Tiger coach Shawn Nugent said after the Class 2A Super Sectional game won by the Bluejays 58-49.
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Class 2A girls: Rick Risinger coaches Heritage to fifth state title
Rick Risinger spoke this past week about defense being the key to securing a win against a talented Fort Wayne Canterbury girls basketball squad in the Class 2A state championship game.
Coach Risinger’s Heritage Christian squad rose to the occasion Saturday in Hulman Center, holding the Cavaliers to 33-percent shooting to claim the school’s fifth state title since joining the IHSAA in 2003.
The Eagles won their first title since 2009 by a score of 64-61.
Class A girls: Oregon-Davis holds off Vincennes Rivet
Oregon-Davis jumped out to a 15-2 lead when senior Alicia McIntosh drilled a 3-pointer in Saturday’s Class A state championship for girls high school basketball.
The Bobcats stretched that lead to as large as 17 before halftime, and still led by double figures with three minutes remaining.
Class 3A girls: Western over Evansville Mater Dei 38-35
Like Fort Wayne Canterbury in the Class 2A championship, two-time defending Class 2A champion Evansville Mater Dei found the going much more tough when moving up one class due to the IHSAA’s “Team Success Factor” legislation.
Mater Dei (26-2), which had an average margin of victory of 27 points throughout the season, struggled against Western’s 2-3 zone all night long in falling to the Panthers 38-35.
Class 4A girls: Bedford North Lawrence wins second straight title
Damon Bailey guided Bedford North Lawrence to a second straight state championship in his first year as head coach.
Bailey, an assistant on the Stars’ unbeaten Class 4A champions in 2013, watched his team hold off a scrappy Penn squad for a 51-41 victory Saturday night.
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Damon Bailey among coaches directing daughters at Hulman Center on Saturday
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Class 4A title favorite Bedford North Lawrence looked to repeat as champions late Saturday night. Former BNL state champion and Indiana Hoosier great Damon Bailey led his Stars into the game with a pair of daughters on the court. Junior Alexa Bailey, wearing No. 22 of course, is a Butler recruit and sophomore Loren is a reserve for the Stars.
Owen Valley, Edgewood in sectional final again
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Temples’ 3-pointers help Paris advance
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Ailing Wilkey helps Rockville advance to title game
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Former Terre Haute resident Rick Risinger looking for fifth state title in Hulman Center
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Damon Bailey, 1990 Mr. Basketball for state champion Bedford North Lawrence and former Indiana University great, is the most familiar name to Hoosier basketball fanatics. In his first year as a girls varsity coach, Bailey leads BNL into action in the 4A state championship game.
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No answer: Spears scores 30 as Martinsvlle ends TH South’s season
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North falls to No. 5 Brownsburg in Class 4A Avon Sectional
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The Patriots executed their gameplan, battled back from a double-digit deficit and forced Class 4A No. 5-ranked Brownsburg to hit free throws to win the opener of the Class 4A Avon Sectional.
Brownsburg (19-2) hit six straight free throws in the final 1 minute, 15 seconds to hold off the Patriots 51-47.
Two sets of Eels win at WRV Sectional
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The Tigers never got rattled, never flinched and got the ultimate reward.
BOYS SECTIONAL ROUNDUP: Linton holds off Sullivan at North Knox
Linton and Eastern posted victories in the opening round of the North Knox Class 2A Sectional on Tuesday.
Linton led most of the way to defeat Sullivan 51-43 in the first game. Eastern Greene bested North Central 62-42 in the nightcap.
Linton is 16-6 and will take on North Knox and Eastern Greene faces South Knox in the semifinals on Friday. North Knox takes an 11-game winning streak into the action.
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Sometimes the journey is more rewarding than the destination.
That would best describe Terre Haute South’s performances Saturday in the 77th annual IHSAA boys swimming and diving state championships at the IU Natatorium.
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