Cavs edge LaVille in PKs
Culver Community beat out LaVille in sudden death penalty kicks after two overtime periods during a boys soccer match in Culver Tuesday night.
The Cavaliers outshot the Lancers 5-4 in PKS to take a thrilling 3-2 victory over the visitors in Northern State Conference play
Nick Pritz gave Culver a narrow 1-0 lead on a Henrick Bill assist in the second half, but Justin Gramza evened it up off a Tristen Weaver assist to force overtime.
Culver struck first again in OT as Jordan Sanders pushed Culver out to a 2-1 edge, but Isaiah Saylor scored another equalizer for the Lancers on an assist by Bryce Bustamante to force PKs.
• CULVER COMMUNITY 3, LaVILLE 2
C — Nick Pritz (Henrick Bill)
L — Justin Gramza (Tristen Weaver)
C — Jordan Sanders
L — Isaiah Saylor (Bryce Bustamante)
CC 5, LV 4
Glenn hands Bremen 1st loss
John Glenn rallied from a 2-1 deficit to hand defending Northern State Conference champion Bremen its first loss of the year, 3-2 in Jane’s Park in Bremen Tuesday evening.
Riley Hockett scored his second goal in the 67th minute to knot the score at 2-all, and Kegan Shiflett scored the game-winner on a Hunter Maynard assist in the 72nd minute for Glenn.
Hockett started the scoring in just the fourth minute, and the Falcons maintained a tenuous 1-0 lead until Roberto Gonzalez found the back of the net on an unassisted score in the 33rd minute to leave the two teams locked in a 1-1 tie at the half.
Sam Lacher gave the Lions the initial advantage on a Spencer Hile assist in the 44th minute before Hockett’s second goal equalizer.
Aaron Parker came up big in goal for Glenn with 15 saves at the game. Austin Adams made 10 saves for Bremen, which slipped to 12-1.
• JOHN GLENN 3, BREMEN 2
G — Riley Hockett (James Frey), 4th minute
B — Roberto Gonzalez, 33rd minute
B — Sam Lacher (Spencer Hille), 44th minute
G — Hockett, 67th minute
G — Kegan Shiflett (Hunter Maynard), 72nd minute
Keeper saves: Bremen 10 (Austin Adams); Glenn 15 (Aaron Parker)
Rockies topped by Concord
Plymouth’s boys soccer team fell by a 6-2 margin to Concord on the road in Elkhart Tuesday night.
Trailing 6-0, Blake Milliser and Clay Marshall scored the Rockies’ only goals in the 74th and 77th minutes as Plymouth slipped to 3-8-2 overall.
• CONCORD 6, PLYMOUTH 2
C — Jared Long, 8th minute
C — Jared Long, 27th minute
C — Nathaneal Rich, 40th minute
C — Drew Wysong, 48th minute
C — Julio Solano, 53rd minute
C — No. 24, 66th minute
P — Blake Milliser, 74th minute
P — Clay Marshall (Trevor Neidlinger), 77th minute
Shots on Goal: Plymouth 11, Concord 17
Saves: Plymouth (Lee 7, Stone 4), Concord (Saleh) 8
Plymouth Record: 3-8-2
JV Score: Plymouth 1, Concord 2
Lady Falcons win shootout with Bremen
John Glenn’s girls soccer team edged visiting Bremen 3-2 in a penalty kick shootout at home in Walkerton Tuesday.
Skye Vickers’ unassisted goal in the sixth minute was followed by an Ashley Burnett goal on a Lizzy Buck assist in the eighth minute to give the Lady Falcons an early 2-0 cushion, but Amanda Napier cut the Bremen deficit to 2-1 on a dual assist from Jasmine Schafer and Emily Bickelin the 25th minute, and Schafer scored less than a minute later on a Regan Murphy assist to knot the game at 2-2 headed into the intermission.
Bickel scored a goal of her own on a Schafer assist to open the second half scoring in the 43rd minute, but Ashley Sherman retied the game at 3-all in the 53rd minute for Glenn.
Bremen outshot Glenn 15-9 in the loss.
• JOHN GLENN 4, BREMEN 3 (PKs)
Shootout: Glenn 3, Bremen 1
G — Skye Vickers, 6th minute
G — Ashley Burnett (Lizzy Buck), 8th minute
B — Amanda Napier (Jasmine Schafer, Emily Bickel), 25th minute
B — Jasmine Schafer (Regan Murphy), 25th minute
B — Bickel (Schafer), 43rd minute
G — Ashley Sherman, 53rd minute
Shots: Bremen 15, Glenn 9
Saves: Bremen (Murphy) 7, Glenn 3
JV Score: Bremen 2, Glenn 1
Triton outlasts LaVille
Triton’s volleyball team handed host LaVille a 31-29 loss in a marathon fourth game of a Northern State Conference match to beat the Lancers 25-15, 20-25, 25-21, 31-29 in Lakeville Tuesday.
Triton’s stats were not available for the match.
LaVille was led by Katie Simmons’ nine kills and three aces as well as nine kills from Kelsey Gurtner.
Kayla Hoober set 11 assists, and Lexie Kertai led LaVille’s defense with 30 digs in the loss.
• TRITON 3, LAVILLE 1 (25-15, 20-25, 25-21, 31-29)
Kills: Kelsey Gurtner 9, Katie Simmons 9
Aces: Simmons 3
Assists: Kayla Hoober 11
Digs: Lexie Kertai 30
Triton stats unavailable.
Marquette stops OD
Michigan City Marquette trumped Oregon-Davis in an extended first game to grab the early match momentum Tuesday, and the Lady Bobcats ultimately fell in three, 30-28, 25-12, 25-15.
Stats from the match were not available.
• MICHIGAN CITY MARQUETTE 3,
OREGON-DAVIS 0 (30-28, 25-12, 25-15)
JV score: Marquette 2, OD 1 (18-25, 25-20, 15-10)
Plymouth stays in NLC hunt
Plymouth capped off the Northern Lakes Conference round robin on a winning note with a 4-1 victory on the road at Goshen Tuesday.
It was the Pilgrims’ second NLC win in two nights after a similar 4-1 victory over Northridge at home Monday, and the victory preserves a three-way tie for first place in the conference with Concord and Warsaw as the league tournament opens tonight at the Pilgrims’ home in Centennial Park.
The first and second rounds will be played at the Mary Beth Tennis Complex in Plymouth, and the championships are slated for Saturday in Goshen. Start time tonight is approximately 4 p.m.
On Tuesday, the Pilgrims swept singles play in straight sets as John Hunter defeated Hudson Kay 6-4, 6-1 at 1 singles, John Gerard downed Austin Stutzman in two 6-2 sets, and Nate Knapp claimed a 7-2 tiebreaker victory in the second set to put away Luke Rush 6-4, 7-6(2).
Matt Flynn and Max Holloway were 6-3, 6-1 winners over Derick Hostetler and Peter Vukovich at 1 doubles, meanwhile, and Ryan Johnson and Braydon Davidson split sets with Goshen’s Zach and Logan Troyer before succumbing 6-3, 4-6, 7-5.
Plymouth moves to 13-2 overall with a 6-1 NLC dual meet finish with Tuesday’s make-up match.
• PLYMOUTH 4, GOSHEN 1
SINGLES: 1. John Hunter (P) d. Hudson Kay 6-4, 6-1; 2. John Gerard (P) d. Austin Stutzman 6-2, 6-2; 3. Nate Knapp (P) d. Luke Rush 6-4, 7-6(2).
DOUBLES: 1. Matt Flynn-Max Holloway (P) d. Derick Hostetler-Peter Vukovich 6-3, 6-1; 2. Zach Troyer-Logan Troyer (G) d. Ryan Johnson-Braydon Davidson 6-3, 4-6, 7-5.
Record: Plymouth 13-2 (6-1 NLC)
JV score: Plymouth 6, Goshen 4
Triton sweeps Glenn
Triton’s boys tennis team swept John Glenn in Northern State Conference play Tuesday night in Bourbon.
The Trojans won in straight sets on all courts except 2 double, where Drew Sheffer and Kevin Auman retired down 5-0 in the third set to Triton’s Jake Oldham and Austin Sellers.
The Trojans are sitting at 5-1 in the NSC behind Knox with the NSC Tournament looming Thursday in Bremen.
• TRITON 5, JOHN GLENN 0
SINGLES: 1. Dean Howdeshell (T) D. Calvin Kretchmer 6-0, 6-0; 2. Jared Fisher (T) d. Hunter Jaworski 6-0, 6-3; 3. Alex Eib (T) d. Alec Ryan III 6-3, 6-3.
DOUBLES: 1. Lucas Shafer-Darrin Harrell (T) d. Andrew McDonald-Evan Rhodes 6-1, 6-2; 2. Jake Oldham-Austin Sellers (T) d. Drew Sheffer-Kevin Auman (JG) 7-5, 4-6, 5-0(retired).
Record: Triton 10-5 (5-1 NSC)
JV score: Triton 2 Lakeland Christian 0
JV record: Triton 9-3
Bremen falls at Bethany
Bremen lost on four of five courts in a boys tennis match at Bethany Christian Tuesday.
The Lions’ lone win came at 3 singles, where Krent Hueni trumped Bethany’s Sol Brenneman in straight 6-3 sets.
The Lions slide to an even 9-9 with the loss. They will host the Northern State Conference Tournament beginning Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
• BETHANY CHRISTIAN 4, BREMEN 1
SINGLES: 1. Abe Thorne (BC) d. Tommy Foster 6-1, 6-0; 2. Jesse Amstutz (BC) d. Bryce DeVine 6-1, 6-0; 3. Krent Hueni (B) d. Sol Brenneman 6-3, 6-3.
DOUBLES: 1. Joel Gerig-Hans Miller (BC) d. Austin Ingle-Tyler LaFlash 6-2, 6-1; 2. Parth Patel-Landon Weldy (BC) d. Ryker Hand-Chandler Snyder 6-2, 6-3.
Records: Bremen 9-9, BC 11-4
JV score: Bethany 3, Bremen 0
Plymouth JV tears Memorial 51-6
The Plymouth JV football team played well in a 51-6 win over Elkhart Memorial on Monday night.
Lots of running backs, quarterbacks and receivers were in on the scoring, and many sacks as well as interceptions were piled up by the defense.
The JV Rockies are now 4-1 and will be back in action this Saturday morning at home at 10 a.m.
Murphy claims Lake City Bank Cup
Justin Murphy topped the final points standings to win the Lake City Bank Cup series, which finished up on Sunday.
Murphy finished with 83 points to beat out Dan Bates’ 70 points after nine events played in the summer series. Dan Couch finished third with 67 points, Kent Naylor was fourth with 61 points, and Jim Beckham edged out Jon Huffman for fifth with 57 points to Huffman’s 56.
Naylor-Naylor win PCC Buddy Match competition
Mark and Ken Naylor beat out Chris Tilbury and Mark Feldman for the 2013 Plymouth Country Club Buddy Match championship recently.
The tournament is a members one net best ball competition. Thirty two two-person teams competed for a chance to get to the single-elimination quarterfinals.
Men’s college golf
Early loss for Ancilla golf
The Ancilla men’s golf team opened its season as well as Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) conference play with a loss at the Muskegon Golf Invitational last Friday at Lincoln Golf Club in Muskegon, Mich.
The Chargers finished third out of four, tying with Muskegon at 313 and trailing behind Grand Rapids Community College (300) and Jackson College (306).
Ancilla’s Spencer Mortola and Eric Davis were the team’s top scorers with scores of 74 and 78 respectively at the par 72 course.
The Chargers will host the Ancilla College Invitational at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.