News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 22, 2013

Metro/Prep roundup: Sycamores swept in MVC baseball


The Tribune-Star

---- — One week after sweeping first-place Creighton, Indiana State was swept on the road in Missouri Valley Conference baseball, host Illinois State completing the job Sunday with a 2-0 victory at Duffy Bass Field.

One of the four hits allowed by Brad Sorkin of the Redbirds was a seventh-inning single by Robby Ort, keeping alive a 10-game streak, and Landon Curry had a double for the Sycamores.

Tough-luck losing pitcher was Daniel Peterson, who gave up two runs on eight hits in six innings.

ISU is now 17-17 overall, 7-8 in MVC games. The Redbirds improved to 22-16 and 6-3.

The Sycamores play Wednesday at nationally ranked Indiana.



In other baseball:

• Manchester 4, Rose-Hulman 1 — At Art Nehf Field, host Rose-Hulman had the lead until the seventh inning Sunday before the ninth-ranked visitors rallied.

Andrew Stahl pitched six shutout innings before yielding two runs in the top of the seventh, and the Spartans added two more runs in the eighth.

Hank Akard had a single and an RBI double to lead the Rose-Hulman offense.

Rose is now 12-17 overall, 9-7 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play, and travels to Anderson on Tuesday. Manchester is 25-5-1 and 15-3.



Saturday

At Rockville

Attica        101    030    0    —    5    7    2

Rockville        204    100    x    —    7    11    3

W — Waltz, 2-2. L — Capps. Sv — Clark (1).

Highlights — For Rockville, Tyler Rapp was 4 for 4 with a double, 3 runs, an RBI and 2 stolen bases; Dalton Clark got the save on the mound and was 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBIs; and John Brown was 2 for 4 with an RBI.



Rockville        000    000    010    —    1    3    2

Attica        000    000    011    —    2    10    2

W — Smith. L — Cunningham, 1-2.

Highlights — For Rockville, Nick Waltz had a double, Brandon Cooper and Trevor Woodard had singles and Dalton Clark pitched seven scoreless innings without a decision.

Next — Rockville (6-6, 4-3 WRC) hosts Terre Haute North at 7 p.m. today. Attica is 6-4 and 2-1.



Softball

• Braves win twice — At Terre Haute North, Terre Haute South matched the host team Saturday by picking up a pair of Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference high school wins, 9-1 over Warren Central, and 8-1 over Lawrence North.



Warren Central        001    000    0    —    1    6    0

Terre Haute South        400    131    x    —    9    14    2

W — Gossman. L — Kelle. HR — THS: McFarland (1).

Highlights — For South, Hollie Jones was 4 for 4; Alexis Higgins was 3 for 4 with a triple and 2 RBIs; Carlee McFarland was 2 for 4 with a homer, 2 runs and 2 RBIs; Kelsey Marlow was 2 for 4 with a double; and Lauren Perrelle was 1 for 4 with a double.



Lawrence North        000    001    0    —    1    3    5

Terre Haute South        240    110    x    —    8    9    0

W — Gossman. L — Marino. HR — THS: McGregor (3).

Highlights — For South, Mackenzie McGregor was 2 for 3 with a homer and 3 RBIs; Kelsey Marlow was 2 for 4; Alexis Higgins and Lauren Perrelle were both 1 for 4 with a double; and Hollie Jones was 1 for 4 with 2 runs.

Next — Terre Haute South (7-5, 2-0 MIC) plays Thursday at North Central.

In other high school games Saturday:

At Nashville

South Vermillion        100    000    0    —    1    5    4

Brown County        000    050    x    —    5    7    1

W — unavailable. L — Dunegan, 0-2.

Highlights — For South Vermillion, Taylor Andrew was 2 for 3, Daphne Dunegan had a hit and an RBI and Tori Vitaniemi and Karlie Crouch had hits.

Next — South Vermillion (0-1 WIC) plays at Paris today.



At South Knox Tourney

Sullivan        103    001    0    —    5    6    3

South Knox        100    010    0    —    2    2    0

W — Jones. L — Keller. HR — S: Day (2).

Highlights — For Sullivan, Katie Day was 2 for 3 with a double, homer and 3 RBIs; Tori Stamper was 1 for 2 with 2 runs; and Kyleigh Jones pitched a 2-hitter.



Washington        000    004    0    —    4    4    0

Sullivan        000    100    0    —    1    6    1

W — Lemon. L — Cox.

Highlights — For Sullivan, Tori Stamper and Caelan Jones were both 2 for 3.

Next — Sullivan (4-7) plays Tuesday at West Vigo.



At Marshall, Ind.

Clay City        540    20    —    11    11    1

Turkey Run        000    10    —    1    3    2

W — Yocom. L — Basan.

Highlights — For Clay City, Raven Allender was 3 for 3 with 3 doubles, 3 runs and 4 RBIs; winning pitcher Alyssa Yocom had 2 hits, 2 runs and 2 RBIs; Emmie Kittle was 2 for 4 with 2 runs; Brianna Price was 1 for 3 with a double and 2 runs; and Alexis Price had a double and 2 RBIs.

Next — Clay City (10-2) plays today at North Central. Turkey Run (0-9) plays Wednesday at Northview.



• Panthers complete sweep — At Cedar Falls, Iowa, Shelby Wilson drove in a run with a sixth-inning single to move into Indiana State’s top 10 in RBIs, but the Sycamores lost 8-1 to host Northern Iowa in Missouri Valley Conference play.

Wilson has 33 RBIs this season, 63 for her career.

On Saturday, ISU set a school record with its 19th double play of the season but lost 9-4 and 4-1.



• Ravens sweep Engineers — At Anderson, the host Ravens swept a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader from Rose-Hulman on Sunday by scores of 11-0 and 6-0.

The Engineers had just four hits for the day, with Allison Bowman getting one in each game and Carly Heibel and Lindsey Watterson adding first-game singles.

Now 12-22 overall, 4-10 in the HCAC, the Engineers have a home doubleheader at 5 p.m. Tuesday against Greenville. Anderson is 19-11 and 9-3.



Golf

• Sycamores within five — At Sunrise Beach, Mo., Indiana State is within five shots of the lead after the first round of the 2013 Missouri Valley Conference championship.

ISU shot an opening-round 330, good for fourth place behind Wichita State (325), Southern Illinois (326) and Bradley (328). Christina Beyerl is tied for third individually after opening with a 78.

“Our girls played solid and kept their heads in it even with the difficulty of the course,” coach Greg Towne said. “We are ahead of the defending champion Missouri State and perennial contender Illinois State.”

Amanda Smith added an 83 for ISU, with McCall Christopher at 84 and Emily Dixon and Reece Feducia both at 85.



Tennis

• Engineers split — At the Joy Hulbert Tennis Center, Rose-Hulman beat Bluffton 9-0 but lost 5-4 to Transylvania in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matches Sunday.



Transylvania 5, Rose-Hulman 4

Singles — Robert Albrecht (T) def. Ben Paras 6-4, 6-4; Devon Fritz (RH) def. Dylan Connor 6-3, 6-0; Josh Buckman (T) def. Nate Moore 6-4, 6-2; Zachary Meikle (T) def. Matthew Conrad 6-1, 6-1; Patrick Richardson (T) def. Eric Teeman 6-2, 6-1; Erin Miller (RH) def. Jett Glass 3-1, ret.

Doubles — Fritz-Paras (RH) def. Albrecht-Meikle 8-4; Conrad-Moore (RH) def. Buckman-Connor 8-4; Glass-Richardson (T) def. Randy Billingsley-Miller 8-6.



Rose-Hulman 9, Bluffton 0

Singles — Fritz (RH) def. A.J. Haley 6-1, 6-4; Moore (RH) def. Brock Goetz 6-0, 6-1; Conrad (RH) def. Bryce Hodge 6-0, 6-0; Teeman (RH) def. John Eckenrode 6-1, 6-0; Ray Montgomery (RH) def. Owen Scott 6-0, 6-0; Rose-Hulman won sixth match by forfeit.

Doubles — Fritz-Paras (RH) def. Goetz-Haley 8-0; Billingsley-Miller (RH) def. Eckenrode-Hodge 8-0; Rose-Hulman won third match by forfeit.

Next — Rose-Hulman (8-7, 4-3 HCAC) plays Saturday at Manchester.