News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 14, 2013

Prep report: Patriots, Braves favored to advance from tennis sectional 1st round

Tribune-Star staff report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Persons attending this week’s girls tennis sectional championship match at Terre Haute North might want to pack a lunch.

The host Patriots needed more than three hours earlier this season to subdue Terre Haute South, and the two teams are heavily favored to advance from Wednesday’s first-round matches — South against Sullivan, North against West Vigo — as a result of pairings drawn Monday.

Play begins at 5 p.m. both nights.



Girls tennis sectional

At Terre Haute North


Wednesday — Terre Haute South vs. Sullivan and Terre Haute North vs. West Vigo, both matches starting at 5 p.m.

Thursday — Championship, 5 p.m.



Saturday

At Sellersburg

Terre Haute North 3, Columbus North 2


Singles — Olivia Caldwell (THN) def. Paige Litrell 6-4, 6-4; Caroline Potter (THN) def. Megan Olibo 7-6, 6-2; Meredith Egan (THN) def. Alex Friend 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles — Sydney Anderson-Sarah Vandolk (CN) def. Becca Weber-Rosemary Weber 6-2, 6-0; Brooke Ridenor-Rosemary Yoner (CN) def. Chelsea Lunsford-Delaney Wilson 6-2, 6-1.

JV — Terre Haute North 2, Columbus North 1.



Silver Creek 3, Terre Haute North 2

Singles — Kathleen Hebble (SC) def. Caldwell 6-0, 6-3; C.Potter (THN) def. Grace Clayton 6-2, 6-2; Egan (THN) def. Gabby Dunn 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles — Jenny Block-Rebecca Knittle (SC) def. R.Weber-Wilson 6-3, 6-2; Katie Hawkins-Kelsi Scott (SC) def. Lunsford-B.Weber 6-3, 6-2.

Next — Terre Haute North (8-5) opens sectional play at home Wednesday against West Vigo.

Baseball

• Terre Haute South 13, Mooresville 2 — At Mooresville, the top three hitters in the Braves’ batting order had two hits each as the visitors never trailed against a potential sectional opponent.



Terre Haute South    300    100    9    —    13    11    1

Mooresville    000    001    1    —    2    5    1

W — Olds, 5-2. L — Brinkley. HR — THS: Clinkenbeard (1).

Highlights — For South, Jared Wolfe was 2 for 4 with a triple, 3 runs and 2 RBIs; Justin Jenkins 2 for 4 with a double and 3 runs; Jacob Johnson 2 for 4 with 2 runs; and Mitchell Clinkenbeard 1 for 1 with a pinch-hit grand slam homer.

Next — Terre Haute South (16-6) plays today at Sullivan.



• Terre Haute North 6, Bloomington South 2 — At Don Jennings Field, Sam Wolf had three hits, including a homer, as the Patriots won a nonconference game.



Bloomington South    011    000    0    —    2    5    2

Terre Haute North    330    000    x    —    6    9    1

W — Pittman. L — Barrow. HR — THN: Wolf (7).

Highlights — For North, Sam Wolf was 3 for 4 with a homer and 3 RBIs, Lane Dransfield was 2 for 2 with a double and Austin Massey was 1 for 1 with a double.



•  Lions, Tigers advance — Marshall and Hutsonville-Palestine were winners Monday in Illinois regional play, the Lions beating visiting Newton 5-1 and the Tigers pounding visiting Grayville 11-1.

Marshall plays Effingham St. Anthony on Wednesday at the Class 2A Robinson Regional.

Softball

• West Vigo 5, South Vermillion 4 — At West Vigo, the Vikings rallied from a four-run deficit to keep their Western Indiana Conference hopes alive.

A win today at Edgewood would enable West Vigo to tie Northview and Brown County for the championship.



South Vermillion    201    100    0    —    4    7    5

West Vigo    000    120    2    —    5    4    1

W — Harden. L — Dunegan, 5-4.

Highlights — For West Vigo, Baylee Waters was 2 for 2 with a double and Jacy McClain was 2 for 4 with a run. For South Vermillion, Daphne Dunegan was 2 for 3, Bostyn Cox 2 for 4 and Ariel Spivey and Lauren Hixon each 1 for 3 with a double.

Next — West Vigo (11-10, 4-1 WIC) plays today at Edgewood.



• North Vermillion 3, Covington 2 — At Cayuga, the host Falcons came from behind with runs in the sixth and seventh innings.



Covington    000    002    0    —    2    6    4

North Vermillion    010    001    1    —    3    8    3

W — Woodard, 11-3. L — Holmes.

Highlights — For North Vermillion, Taylen Balding, Whitney McMasters, Kylah Norris ad Melissa Moody had 2 hits each.

Next — North Vermillion (13-5, 9-4 Wabash River Conference) plays today at Covington.



•  Marshall 12, Paris 1 — At Marshall, the host Lions were winners in Illinois Class 2A regional play Monday.

Marshall meets top-seeded Teutopolis today at the Casey Regional.



Saturday

At Nashville

Sullivan    100    000    0    —    1    3    0

Brown County    200    000    x    —    2    6    0

W — McDonald. L — Wills.

Next — Sullivan (7-12) plays at Linton and Brown County (11-8) hosts Trinity Lutheran today.

Golf

• Clovers win three-way — At Clover Meadows, host Cloverdale defeated Cascade and South Putnam.



At Clover Meadows

Team scores — Cloverdale 171, Cascade 187, South Putnam 188

Cascade (187) — Justin Franchville 44, Hunter Drury 46, Drew Gowan 48, Jake Canaday 49, Johnny Will 53, Drake Whicker 54.

South Putnam (188) — Justin Berry 43, Derek Chestnut 44, Jimmy Rutter 49, Austin Query 52. Chad Menke 59.

Cloverdale (171) — Devin Bassett 41, Rylan Mattocks 43, Aaron Whitlock 43, Freddy Fislar 44, Kylar Galloway 44, Chase Snyder 50.

Next — Cloverdale (10-6) hosts Turkey Run today.