Bremen falls 4-2 to Jimtown
Jacob Bennitt pitcher a three-hitter with six strikeouts, but the Lions gave him little run support in a 4-2 Northern State Conference loss to visiting Jimtown Monday night.
Eric Knepper went 3-for-4 at the plate with a triple and scored both of Bremen’s runs, while Bryce Cassel finished with two hits as the Lions slipped to 9-4 on the year.
• JIMTOWN 4, BREMEN 2
Jimtown: 101 000 2 — 4 3 0
Bremen: 001 000 1 — 2 8 0
3B: Eric Knepper (B)
Records: Bremen 9-4.
Lady Pilgrims lose in 6 at Northridge
The Plymouth softball team started off its busy week of games with a long trip to Northridge and a 10-0 loss in six innings Monday.
Leadoff hitter Morgan O’Neal was home sick with the flu, so new faces had to gain experiences in other spots while trying to get the bats going and score some runs. Unfortunately, that was not the case for the Lady Pilgrims as they failed to register a hit on the night.
Plymouth continues with several games this week, facing John Glenn on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. and Elkhart Memorial at 5 p.m. Both games are away.
• NORTHRIDGE 10, PLYMOUTH 0 (6 inn.)
Northridge: 230 311 —10 6 3
Plymouth: 000 000 — 0 0 0
Haley Brown (L), Britney Horvath (5) and Bailey Hatfield; Haley Nixon (W), Taylor Long (5) and Grace Greverend.
2B: Bailey O’Dell (N)
3B: Brianne O’Dell (2) (N)
LaVille shells Culver
LaVille collected 10 hits, and the Lady Lancers used a seven-run third to hand host Culver Community a 14-0 Northern State Conference defeat in five innings Monday night.
Hannah Herbster went the distance in the circle for LaVille, surrendering just two hits with six strikeouts as she moved to 5-3 on the year.
Herbster, Autumn Slough, Bridget Craft and Lynae Hostrawser each finished with two hits in the win, which pushed the Lancers to 2-2 in the conference.
Lauren Hostrawser doubled for the visitors.
Megan Brady took the pitching loss for Culver, which remained winless at 0-9 on the season and 0-7 in league play.
• LaVILLE 14, CULVER 0 (5 inn.)
LaVille 337 01 — 14 10 1
Culver 000 00 — 0 2 5
WP: Hannah Herbster; LP: Megan Brady.
2B: Lauren Hostrawser (L).
Records: LaVille 5-3 (2-2 NSC), Culver 0-9 (0-7 NSC).
Pilgrims earn split
Plymouth’s boys golf team split a three-way meet at home at the Plymouth Country Club Monday night, falling by five strokes to LaPorte but beating Riley by a comfortable 168-207 margin.
Nate Kolter tied for the meet low round with a score of 40, while Ben Schenk, Reis Yoder and Kendall Fosler all carded 43 as the Pilgrims carded their lowest nine-hole team score of the season. Zach Craft turned in a 44 for Plymouth, which moved to 2-3 in dual meet play.
The Pilgrims will be back in action at the Joe Harris Shootout at Rozella-Ford today.
• LaPORTE 163, PLYMOUTH 168, RILEY 207
At Plymouth Country Club (par 36)
LAPORTE (163): Zach Liberatore 40, Zych Perschke 40, Austin Wells 43, David Lehman 49, Chris Gaines 40.
PLYMOUTH (168): Nate Kolter 40, Zach Craft 44, Ben Schenk 42, Reis Yoder 43, Kendall Fosler 43.
RILEY (207): Austin Luft 43, Jacob Colson 55, Andrew Pizarek 50, Chris McCormick 59, Michael Tobolski 63.
Records: Plymouth 2-3, LaPorte 6-4, Riley 0-5.
JV score: LaPorte 170, Plymouth 195.
Lions beat Tippy Valley
Bremen beat out host Tippecanoe Valley 168-174 on the road at Mill Creek Monday.
Kevin Woodyard and Micah Knoblock turned in dual 38s to lead Bremen, while Clayton Pilips shot 45, and Brad Foster shot 47.
Tippy Valley was led by Tanner Neeley’s 40.
• BREMEN 168, TIPPECANOE VALLEY 174
At Mill Creek
BREMEN (168): Kevin Woodyard 38, Micah Knoblock 38, Brad Foster 47, Clayton Philips 45, Sky Allen 49.
TIPPY VALLEY (174): Tanner Neeley 40, Bryce Zimaelman 42, Trevor Neeley 45, Josh Tucker 47, Ben Shriver 61.
Records: Bremen 6-3, Tippy Valley 4-2.
JV scores: Tippy Valley 199 (Coney Carson 46), Bremen 214 (Cam Lindsey 50)
Plymouth shuts out Columbia City
Plymouth’s girls tennis team shut out visiting Columbia City Monday night.
The closest score of the night came at 1 doubles, where Marissa German and Andria Shook put away Macie Hinen and Sydney Ford 6-1, 6-3.
Haley Harrell stepped in at 3 singles to hand Adriana Brown a 6-1, 6-2 defeat, but the visitors were unable to take more than a game a set at all other positions.
Plymouth moves to 8-1 with the decisive win.
• PLYMOUTH 5, COLUMBIA CITY 0
SINGLES: 1. Allie Berger beat Cassie Bosselman 6-0, 6-1; 2. Mikayla German beat Lauren Rivas 6-0, 6-0; 3. Haley Harrell beat Adriana Brown 6-1, 6-2.
DOUBLES: 1. Marissa German-Andria Shook beat Macie Hinen-Sydney Ford 6-1, 6-3; 2. Emily Blake-Ellen Smith beat Breanna Hicks-Alaina Beckner 6-1, 6-1.
JV Score: Plymouth 10, Columbia City 0
Records: Plymouth 8-1, Columbia City 3-4
Panthers trump Lions
NorthWood won on both doubles courts, and Sydney Wysong clinched a straight-set win at 2 singles as the Lady Panthers trumped host Bremen 3-2 Monday.
The deciding match came at 2 doubles, where Alaina Donegan and Taylor Stutzman outlasted Heidi Prawat and Haley Moren in a marathon three-setter, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3.
Bremen slips to 7-1 on the season with the loss to its area rival.
• NORTHWOOD 3, BREMEN 2
SINGLES: 1. Morgan Smith (B) beat Emily Hoffman 6-1, 6-2; 2. Sydney Wysong (N) beat Alexa Harshbarger 6-1, 6-2; 3. Andrea Strehler (B) beat Megan Reed, 6-1, 6-4.
DOUBLES: 1. Tori Schwartz-Kennedy Walter (N) beat Cassie Sears-Haley Foster 6-1, 6-2; 2. Alaina Donegan-Taylor Stutzman (N) beat Heidi Prawat-Haley Moren 7-5, 5-7, 6-3.
Records: Bremen 7-1.
JV score: Bremen 6, NorthWood 5.