Manchester 8, RHIT 1 — At North Manchester, Manchester moved into first place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball standings with an 8-1 victory over Rose-Hulman on Sunday.
Sophomore Donnie Waters led the Engineer offense with a double. Freshman Kevin Jendra added an RBI single and sophomore Zach Hull also had a base hit on the day for Rose-Hulman.
Rose-Hulman (12-7, 7-3) returns to league action on Tuesday against Anderson.
Rose splits — At Rose-Hulman, Rose-Hulman improved to 5-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s tennis with a 7-2 victory over Franklin College on Sunday at the Joy Hulbert Tennis Center.
Rose-Hulman’s women completed a 9-5 season in women’s tennis that featured Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference runner-up honors with a 6-3 loss to Franklin.
The men return to action with a Wednesday home matchup with Wabash.
Engineers 2nd — At Greencastle, Rose-Hulman relied on 13 top-five performances to place second in the men’s competition, while the women’s squad recorded one school record at the DePauw University Invitational on Saturday.
The men’s squad captured two first-place performances to lead the second-place team score. Junior Blake Schulthies won the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 54.86 seconds, while junior Stu West captured top honors in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:53.36).
On the women’s side, sophomore Addie Johnson set a school record in the 400 hurdles in her first time running the event. Johnson came home third overall in a time of 1:07.06.
Rose will return to action at the Indiana Division III championships at DePauw next weekend.
Swamp Stomp — At Hawthorn Park, Anthony Witt was overwall winner of the 5-mile run Saturday in the annual Swamp Stomp put on by the Wabash Valley Road Runners.
Top 10 — Anthony Witt (top male) 27:32.2, Jeff Kackley (top male master) 32:48.4, Ben Chastain 32:48.4, Paul Lewis 33:32.0, Denny Utter 33:45.7, Brandon Lampe 34:09.2, Brett Glover 34:42.9, Matthew Sebastian 34:55.6, John Truelove 35:19.3, Pam Pell (top female) 35:30.7.
Top 10 — Bryce Maxwell 7:05.8, Ethan Lynch 7:09.0, Colin Frank 8:30.2, Shawnee Hargis 9:14.1, Taylor Canada 9:14.9, Gavin Stultz 9:44.9, Bryson Marlow 9:47.8, Max Marietta 9:53.7, Chris Richardson 10:00.8, Braeden Chastain 10:10.4.
Top 10 — Damon Clements 41:21.8, James Canning 45:12.3, David Brown 50:58.8, Jordan Wolfe 54:23.6, Greg Reininga 54:29.7, Kathy Tomasi 54:49.0, Charles Mundell 55:19.0, Michele Boyer 55:19.5, Sue Cass 56:28.6, Kaylyn Crain 56:29.4.