News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 8, 2013

METRO ROUNDUP: Indiana State volleyball improves to 4-2

The Tribune-Star

BUIES CREEK, N.C. — Three Sycamores had double-figure kills Saturday as Indiana State wrapped up its participation in the Campbell Hampton Inn of Holly Springs Invitational with a 25-11, 25-19, 25-21 college volleyball victory over North Carolina Central.

ISU (4-2) has its home opener Tuesday against IUPUI.

Morgan Dall led the Sycamore offense with 12 kills with a service ace and eight digs. Cassandra Willis and Kyla Thomas had 10 kills each, with Willis leading the team with a .421 attack percentage and Thomas next at .304.

Loni Mackinson led Indiana State in assists with 38 while Molly Murphy had 21 digs.

Indiana State suffered its only loss in the tournament late Friday, when the host Campbell team prevailed 26-28, 25-23, 20-25, 25-17, 18-16.

Dall had 22 kills, moving into the eighth spot on ISU’s all-time list, and added 13 digs.

• Rose 1-2 so far at invitational — At Rose-Hulman, the host team defeated Ohio Wesleyan 3-0 after losing 3-1 to Webster at the Engineer Invitational on Saturday.

Rose’s 25-18, 25-15, 25-22 win over Ohio Wesleyan includes 13 kills and 19 assists by Sarah Jensen. Morgan Dreyer also had 17 assists while Kate Dangel had 16 digs and Kali Nordquist 11.

Webster won 25-27, 25-14, 25-20, 25-17 in the earlier match despite 13 kills by Jensen; 22 assists by Dreyer and 12 by Jensen; and 26 digs by Dangel.

Rose is 3-6 and plays Muskingum and Kenyon today.

In Friday’s tournament opener, Greenville beat the Engineers 25-22, 28-26, 25-21 with Jensen getting 11 kills and 15 assists; Casey Levitt 10 kills and 16 digs; and Dreyer 18 assists.


• Rose-Hulman 1, Wabash 1 — At Crawfordsville, William Senat put the visiting Engineers ahead with a 51st-minute goal in men’s play Saturday, but Wabash tied the score on a penalty kick seven minutes later.

Rose finished with a 12-11 advantage in shots. Drew Miller had seven saves for the Engineers, now 1-0-1. Rose plays today at DePauw.

Wabash is 1-1-1.

Auto racing

• Clauson posts win — At Little Rock, Ark., Bryan Clauson won the feature in U.S. Auto Club sprint car racing Friday at I-30 Speedway.

Clauson won his heat and led the final 23 turns to win the 30-lap main event. Chase Stockon was fast qualifier and placed 14th in the feature to remain  fourth in the sprint point totals.


Friday’s results

Fast qualifier — Chase Stockon.

Heat winners — Bryan Clauson, Zach Pringle, Tim Crawley, Robert Ballou (semi).

Feature — Clauson, Kevin Thomas Jr., Brady Bacon, Kyle Cummins, Crawley, Z.Pringle, Tracy Hines, Tyler Courtney, Derek Hagar, Dave Darland, Jordon Mallett, Joe Young, Anthony Nicholson, Stockon, Keaton Dobbs.

• Bilbee a winner — At Bloomington, Nick Bilbee was a feature winner Friday in the final race of the season at Bloomington Speedway.

Bilbee won his heat and the feature for sprint cars. Other winners were Clint Demoss in modifieds, Chris Hillman in super stocks and Greg Garrison in hornets.


Friday’s results

Sprint cars

Heat winners — Nick Bilbee,  Brady Short, Bradley Sterrett, Blake Fitzpatrick, Dickie Gaines (B-main).

Feature — Bilbee, Short, Chris Windom, Sterrett, Jordan Kinser, Brent Beauchamp, Braylon Fitzpatrick, Jon Stanbrough, Carson Short, Ethan Barrow, Chase Briscoe, Jeff Bland, Kent Christian, Levi Shields, Shane Cottle, Blake Fitzpatrick, Holtsclaw, Gaines, Justin Grant, Daron Clayton.

UMP modifieds

Heat winners — Duane Lee, Josh Eads, Devin Gilpin.

Feature — Clint Demoss, Chad Combs, Greg Amick, Lee, Eads, Bryson Clark, Clayton Perry, Lee Hobbs, Mike Becheli, Jake Humphrey, Randy Tarter, Kenny Carmichael, Blake Davis, Jeff Deckard, Bennie Smith Jr.

UMP super stocks

Heat winners — Travis Howe, Roy Bruce Jr., Steve Peeden.

Feature — Chris Hillman, Marty Cooper, Howe, Troy Clark, Bruce, Travis Todd, Aaron Fields, Aubrey Eagan, Dewayne Gross, Tyler Loughmiller.


Heat winners — Luke Bland, Jeramie England, Matt Hamilton.

Feature — Greg Garrison, Bland, Dan Morgan,  England, Mickey Hayes, Lisa Raines, James Lane, Michael Pruett, Chris Deckard, Keegan Cox.