News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 7, 2013

METRO/PREP ROUNDUP: RHIT’s Park medalist at Wabash Invitational; team second by 4 strokes

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Sanders Park of Rose-Hulman was medalist at the Wabash Invitational to lead the Engineers to second place in men’s tournament play.

Park tied teammate Travis Whithaus with a school-record 68 on Saturday, then fired a 74 on Sunday to win the tournament with a two-day score of 142.

Sam Pastoriza came home second among Engineers with consistent scores of 74 and 75. Whithaus came home just one stroke behind Pastoriza with scores of 76 and 74.

DePauw fired a score of 281 on Sunday after a 303 on Saturday to win the tournament with a two-day total of 584. Rose-Hulman, the first-day leader, had a two-day score of 588 to finish just four strokes behind.

Wabash Invitational

Rose-Hulman — Sanders Park 68-74-142, Sam Pastoriza 74-75-149, Travis Whithaus 76-74-150, Chris Lambert 81-72-153, Kent Kraus 75-81-156.

Next — Rose-Hulman concludes its fall season with the Chauncey Cup Alumni Outing on Saturday at Hulman Links.

In other golf:

• Schelsky, Bridge win — At Brazil, Rich Schelsky and Derek Bridge teamed to win the Forest Park two-man best-ball competition concluded Sunday.

Schelsky and Bridge had rounds of 63 and 60 to finish with a 19-under-par 123 score. They finished two shots ahead of David Dye and Tom Vaughn and Trent Carr and Eric Trusler, each team firing 125.

Official results should be posted Tuesday in the pro shop.

The interclub championship will be played Saturday at the Country Club of Terre Haute.


Two-man best-ball results

Championship flight

123 — Rich Schelsky-Derek Bridge 63-60

125 — David Dye-Tom Vaughn 61-64, Trent Carr-Eric Trusler 61-64

128 — Brzycki-Bryzycki 64-64

129 — Chris Keen-Elliott Booe 66-63, Denny Byram-Dusty Jovanovich 64-65

130 — Troy Farris-Mark McCollum 65-65, Ed Kanizer-Russ Campbell 65-65

136 — Rick-Ryan Ford 72-64

First flight

131 — Zimmerman-McCammon 63-68

133 — Shrum-Langdon

134 — Alumbaugh-Tennant, Moreland-Symon, DeHart-McDonald

135 — Wilcox-Malone, Golemback-Smitka

137 — York-Zellers

140 — Brazier-Johnson

142 — Fisher-Williams

Second flight

137 — Tom Zimmerman-Steve Vermajan 67-70

140 — Nasser-Nasser

141 — Ball-Vitaniemi

142 — Lancaster-Trout, Bland-Bland

143 — Modesitt-Waters

145 — Shoemaker-Trout

146 — Hughes-Hughes

Third flight

141 — J.Hopkins-Haussein (first) 68-73, Trusler-Buck 68-73

143 — Smith-Edwards, McCoy-Reinhoel

145 — Branham-Ohey, Downing-Walsh, Long-Long

147 — Stansberry-Hughes

148 — Swearingen-Stoelting

150 — Kirchner-Blunk

Fourth flight

146 — Davis-Davis 70-76

151 — Kiburis-Snodgrass

152 — Wildermood-Archer

154 — Tribble-Tribble

Skill awards — Tim Tennant, Chris DeHart, Vaughn, Booe

• Thyssenkrupp outing — At Idle Creek, the Thyssenkrupp Presta outing was played Saturday.


63 — Logan Lamb, Kevin Hicks, Ian Morley

65 — Brad Meyer, Seth Gripe, Travis Walker, Devon Blake

67 — Bryan Natalie, Calvin Martin, Tracy Smith, Tom Campbell

Proximity winners

Closest to pin — Jeff Harden (No. 3), Hicks (No. 9), Phil Schwanke (No. 12), Luke McClelland (No. 16)

Long drive — Hicks (No. 15)


• Rose-Hulman 1, Bluffton 0 — At Lima, Ohio, Hayley Gilliam’s second-half goal was the difference for the Engineers in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play.

Gilliam got her third goal of the season just two minutes into the second half. Haley O’Neil had her team-leading fourth assist of the year on the play.

Lucinda Combs had four saves in recording her seventh shutout of the season.

Now 5-2-4 overall and 1-0 in the HCAC, Rose-Hulman plays Tuesday at Anderson.

• St. Mary-of-the-Woods 4, West Virginia Tech 1 — At Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Amanda Loebker scored the match’s first two goals as the host team won Sunday.

Two Terre Haute North graduates combined for the first score, Jordan Bray assisting Loebker in the 22nd minute, and Loebker’s header from Samantha Morrison’s corner kick made it 2-0 in the 60th minute. Loebker’s 14 goals rank second in the nation in the USCAA.

The visiting Golden Bears quickly scored on a free kick, but Morrison converted the rebound of a free kick by Loebker in the 70th minute and Julie Debish scored with an assist from Hannah Whittington in the 87th minute.

Now 4-3-1, the Pomeroys play at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Oakland City.

Prep results


At Spencer

South Vermillion    0    4    —    4

Owen Valley        0    1    —    1

OV goal — Hannah Miller (Sydney Fulk)

Next — Owen Valley (1-14, 1-5 Western Indiana Conference) plays Northview at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Terre Haute South Sectional. South Vermillion plays at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Sullivan Sectional against South Knox or Pike Central.


• Loyola 3, Indiana State 1 — At Chicago, the visiting Sycamores tried to gain momentum by winning the third set but lost 25-11, 25-14, 20-25, 25-17 in Missouri Valley Conference play Saturday.

ISU is 7-9 overall and 1-4 in the MVC, while Loyola is 8-9 and 3-3.

Loni Mackinson had her 22nd career double-double with 32 assists and 13 digs for the Sycamores, while Molly Murphy also had 13 digs, Morgan Dall 12 kills and Cassandra Willis 10 kills.

ISU hosts Missouri State and Wichita State on Friday and Saturday.

• Bluffton 3, Rose-Hulman 2 — At Rose-Hulman, the host team fell to 0-3 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday.

Sarah Jensen had 23 assists and 14 kills, Morgan Dreyer 21 digs and 11 kills and Casey Levitt 12 kills and 11 digs for the Engineers, who lost 15-25, 25-19, 25-21, 23-25, 15-13.

Katelyn Race added 11 kills and Kate Dangel a team-high 29 digs.

Rose-Hulman, 9-12 and 0-3, plays Wednesday at Anderson. Bluffton is now 9-12 and 1-0.


• Price, Bates prevail — Amber Price and Kimmie Bates were winners in Friday’s racing at Crossroads Dragway.

Price edged Bates to win the final Pink Ladies race of the season and Bates won the season championship with Laura Hafner taking second.

Saturday’s racing was called due to inclement weather.

Fun Night runs are scheduled this Friday with unlimited time runs and a Gamblers race worth $500 to the winner. Saturday’s race card includes the rescheduled Matt Agresta Memorial Sportsman race with $1,500, a 30-gallon drum of VP fuel, and custom VP jacket to the winner.

Information and schedules are at or  812-229-2167.


Friday’s results

Pink Ladies — Amber Price of Terre Haute, 2000 Neon, def. Kimmie Bates of Terre Haute, 1999 Camaro; semis: Laura Hafner, Kelly Dudley.