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July 14, 2014

Riley 10s go 4-1, place second in state tourney

BATESVILLE — Riley’s 10-and-under all-star team finished as runner-up over the weekend at the Cal Ripken baseball Central Indiana tournament.

Riley beat Mooresville B 16-1 and Muncie 4-2 to win its pool and enter the single-elimination portion of the tournament as the top seed.

There the 10-year-olds beat Shelby County 14-1; repeated against Muncie, this time by a 10-2 score; but lost 15-7 to Mooresville A in the championship game.

In the five tournament games the Riley team batted .451 and scored 51 runs, while its pitchers struck out 38 batters and walked only 15 while giving up 21 runs, just six in the first four games.

Riley 10U all-stars — Payton Cockrell, Matt Gambill, Anthony Garzolini, Tucker Helton, Trey Herrin, Luke Keidel, Jackson McFarland, Gabe Owen, Max Scamihorn, Tyler Will. Coaches — Jeff Gambill, Matt McFarland, David Will.


• Rose teams, individuals honored — Both Rose-Hulman tennis teams and its swimming and diving squads have all earned national academic recognition, the school announced Monday.

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team recognition, while the swimming teams earned All-Academic honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.

In men’s tennis, the Engineers had a team grade-point average of 3.39 during the 2013-2014 season, during which Rose-Hulman was second in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and finished at .500 or above for the 17th consecutive season.

Individuals honored with All-Academic recognition are Matt Conrad, Nathan Moore, Joe Kendall and Georges Adam, all of whom had GPAs above 3.50. The 2015 season begins Feb. 7 against IU-Southeast.

Rose women had a 3.44 GPA as a team while placing second in both the regular season and postseason HCAC tournament.

Individuals honored for GPAs above 3.50 are Lauren Miller, Sydney Short, Lauren Edwards, Colleen Stevenson, Marie Stetter and Terre Haute North graduate Paige Cook. Their fall season begins Sept. 13 against Hanover.

Male swimmers and divers had a cumulative 3.33 GPA, while the women were at 3.11.

Orion Martin was a first-team Individual Scholar All-America, while South Putnam graduate Sam Gould earned honorable-mention honors.

First swim meet of the 2014-2015 season is the Indiana Intercollegiate meet at Purdue on Oct. 18.

Auto racing

• Rain halts action
— At Lawrenceburg, rain halted Indiana Sprint Week action at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Sunday.

Sullivan native Chase Stockon was fast qualifier and three heats were run before U.S. Auto Club action was halted by rain.

The third Indiana Sprint Week race will be run Wednesday at Terre Haute Action Track.

 Sunday's results

Fast qualifier — Chase Stockon.

Heat winners — Jarett Andretti, C.J. Leary, Kevin Thomas Jr.

Sprint point leaders — Brady Bacon 1,160, Dave Darland 1,157, Jon Stanbrough 1,070, Bryan Clauson 1,066, Stockon 1,041.

ISW point leaders — Darland 188, Chris Windom 186, Justin Grant 184, Clauson 164, Stanbrough 163.


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