The Northfield jr high wrestling team wrestled in the Northfield four-way meet on Thursday. Against Southwood the Norse won by a score of 19 to 16. Jeremy Okuly won two matches by pin, and Braden Brooks and Heath Lambert won a match by decision.
Against Madison-Grant the Norse lost by a score of 15 to 27. Michael Ford and AJ Hunt won by pin. Braden Brooks won by decision.
Against Riverview the Norse lost by a score of 14 to 37. Michael Ford won by pin, and AJ Hunt and Braden Brooks won by decicsion.
The Knights Junior High wrestling team returned to Northfield Thursday night where they picked up a win against Madison Grant 13-6, dropped a match to Northfield 16-19, and lost to Riverview 7-15.
Eight wrestlers competed for Southwood: Ethan Higgins 2-1, Jaxon Barnett 3-0, Chad Elliott 1-2, Logan Louck 1-1, Codie Sarll 1-1, Brandt Crabtree 0-1, Cavin Bevers 0-1, Aidan Ortega 0-1.Add a Comment
It was night two at the Manchester boys sectional Wednesday with Wabash taking on Lewis Cass in game one followed by Manchester and Southwood. Game one was a rematch from two weeks ago when Cass got the best of Wabash, defeating the Apaches 73-53 . Wednesday the Apaches trailed by just four points with 2:39 to go, but the Kings held off Wabash for a second time 74-60.
Lewis Cass jumped out to a quick 4-0 start before the Apaches gathered themselves. Cody King and Kodi Clemons hit back to back to tie the score at 4 when Cass went on a 6-0 run to open a 10-4 lead. Christian Hall stopped the run with a bucket before Cass went again. The Kings would score five straight to open a 15-6 lead. Again the Apaches would answer. Roger Davis would hit a free throw and then a three pointer, followed by a Mike Jones bucket as the Apaches closed the gap to 15-12 at the first break.
Cass would start the second quarter opening the lead back to 8 points at 20-12 before Jordan Blair hit. Blair and Cody King would keep the Apaches close and trailed 29-20, but with 3:57 on the clock Cass would out score Wabash 7-4 down the stretch and led 36-24 at the half.
Cass would build their lead to 40-26 early in the third and led 45-34 when the Apaches made a move. Chase Dirig hit two free throws followed by a bucket from Christian Hall to make it 45-38. At 49-40 Wabash would make one more push before the end of the quarter. Buckets from Roger Davis and Chase Dirig before the buzzer had the Cass lead cut to 49-44.
After a Cass bucket started the final quarter, Cody King hit a hook shot followed by two Davis free throws to cut the lead to 51-47. Cass would take the lead back to 8 points, but Wabash had another spurge. Down 57-49 the Apaches would score 7 of the next 9 points to close the gap to 59-56. After a Christian Hall bucket made it 61-57, things went south for the Apaches. With just two minutes left the Apaches started to foul with Cass hitting 13 free throws to seal the 74-60 win.
Leading Wabash was Roger Davis with 15 points. Christian Hall added 12, Cody King 11, Jordan Blair 6, Chase Dirig 6, Kodi Clemons 4, Taylor Vigar 2, Mike Jones 2, Grant Sailors 2.
Game two was a county match up between Manchester and Southwood. The Squires had won the regular season game with the Knights 59-47. In a game that wasn’t decided until the last 20 seconds, the Squires pulled off the sectional win 53-44.
Manchester got the hot start, getting two three pointers from Chase Fierstos and a bucket from Claudell Dickantone to lead 9-1. Corey Phillipy would stop the Squire run by converting a three point play to make it 9-4 when Clayton Petrie connected to go up 11-4. Phillipy, having the hot hand for the Knights would then hit back to back buckets to close the gap to 11-8. Dickantone and Petrie would then hit buckets, but the Squires had no answer for Phillipy who drained a three and later converted another three point play to end the quarter and the Squire lead was just two, 16-14 after the first stop. Phillipy had 13 points in the quarter.
The Knights continued their first quarter momentum by scoring the first 10 points of the second quarter to grab a 24-16 lead.Alex Harmon and Phillipy did the damage with Phillipy hitting twice from behind the arch. Manchester would get their first bucket of the quarter with 3:13 left when Clayton Petrie hit but the Knights limited the Squire possessions and led Manchester 27-21 at the half.
Alex Harmon would get the first bucket of the third quarter to increase the Southwood lead to 29-21 when Chase Fierstos nailed a three and was followed by a Claudell Dickantone bucket to make it 29-26. Harmon would answer with another bucket, but the Squires kept coming. Clayton Petrie hit and then converted two free throws to make the Knights lead 31-30. Harmon would then hit his third bucket of the quarter, followed by a Luke Elliott free throw, as the Knights held on to the lead 34-30. Petrie and Harmon would trade buckets and with the Knights leading 36-35, Phillipy and Jackson Blair ended the quarter with buckets and Southwood led 40-35 with a quarter to go.
Manchester would make the first move to start the fourth. Chase Fierstos hit and was followed by a Dickantone bucket before Fierstos found the bucket again, this time from behind the arch and just like that the Squires led 42-40. Jackson Blair would tie the score before Fierstos hit again to make it 44-42. With 2:08 left and Manchester still leading 44-42 the Knights had some fouls to give, fouling three times to get Manchester on the line. The third foul put Dickantone on the line with Dickantone converting both free throws with 1:26 left. After a Knight miss Dickantone found the bucket again and the Squires led 48-42 when Noah Kirk hit with 33.6 left to make it 48-44. With 21.7 left Southwood was called for an intentional foul that Manchester capitalized on, hitting free throws the last few seconds for the 53-44 win.
Leading Manchester was Chase Fierstos with 19 points. Clayton Petrie added 17, Claudell Dickantone 16, Braydon Sewell 1.
Corey Phillipy led Southwood with 23 points. Alex Harmon added 12, Jackson Blair 5, Noah Kirk 2, Luke Elliott 2.
Manchester will play Lewis Cass in game two of the semi-finals Friday night. Oak Hill and Northfield play in game one.
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Oak Hill and North Miami kicked off the Manchester boys sectional Tuesday with the Golden Eagles soaring to a 71-42 win over the Warriors.
Oak Hill took control right from the opening tip, scoring the first 16 points of the game. David Horner hit to get things started and was followed with a three from Gerritt Taylor. Horner would then then get his second bucket with Korbin Cruea hitting after Horner for a 9-0 lead with 3:48 left on the clock, forcing North Miami to call time out. Oak Hill kept the run going coming out of the time out with Horner and Taylor hitting, followed by back to back buckets from Caleb Maggard to open a 16-0 lead with another Warrior time out with 1:47 left. Jeff Eckrote would get North Miami on the board with a free throw and Jacob Striver banged home a three at the buzzer with Oak Hill leading 17-4 after the first stop.
The Oak Hill scoring would slow down a bit in the second and the Warrior scoring picked up some, but it still was the Golden Eagles controlling the game. The two teams traded buckets four times and with the score at 25-12 Oak Hill got buckets from Horner and Reese Metzger to end the quarter and Oak Hill led 29-12 at the half.
The Golden Eagles would start the third quarter the way they did at the start of the game. Oak Hill came out hot, scoring the first 9 points of the third quarter to build a 38-12 lead. Jon Mauk hit back to back buckets and was followed by a three and a deuce from Taylor before Dakota Ribble stopped the run with a bucket. At 42-19 the Eagles would soar once more, finishing the quarter on a 10-1 run and were in complete control at 52-20 with a quarter to go.
North Miami would have their best offensive quarter in the fourth as they sped up the pace playing catch up. The Warriors put up 22 points with 14 of the points coming from Alex Borse who hit four, three pointers. Oak Hill went deep to the bench with 7 different players scoring in the quarter, holding on for the 71-42 win.
The Golden Eagles shot an amazing 27 of 34 from the field which included 5 of 5 from three point range. Oak Hill was 12 of 19 from the free throw line.
Leading Oak Hill was Gerritt Taylor with 16 points. David Horner added 11, Jon Mauk 9, Korbin Cruea 8, Christian Livingston 7, Caleb Maggard 7, Reese Metzger 6, Caleb Derby 3, Chandler Julius 2, Kyle Bird 2.
Leading North Miami was Alex Borse with 16 points. Jacob Striver added 10, Damon Gipson 6, Dakota Ribble 4, Jeff Eckrote 3, Kevin Huffman 3.
Oak Hill will play Northfield in the first semi-final game Friday.
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The Knights Junior High wrestling team had an outing at North Miami on Monday. The team matched up well against Oak Hill picking up a 33-0 victory, but dropped the match against North Miami 7-21.
Seven wrestlers competed for Southwood: Ethan Higgins 2-1, Jaxon Barnett 2-1, Chad Elliott 1-0, Logan Louck 1-0, Codie Sarll 0-1, Brandt Crabtree 1-0, Aidan Ortega 1-0.
The Northfield Jr. High Wrestling team hosted Maconaquah and lost to the Braves 57-49 on Monday night. Winning for Northfield were Hunter Cox, AJ Hunt, Blake Harner, Heath Lambert, Victor Treska, Jeremy Okuly, Aj Hunt.
Next opponent and date: Northfield 4-Way on Thursday, March 6, 2012.
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Manchester University’s offense helped the Spartans end their stay at The Ripken Experience on a high note Monday, March 3.
The Spartans hammered nine extra base hits, including seven home runs, as part of a 25-hit attack that helped them top Muhlenberg College of Pennsylvania 11-7 and Eastern University of Pennsylvania 7-6. Their back-to-back victories helped them close their trip at 4-2.
In game one against Muhlenberg, MU jumped out to a 10-1 lead through five-and-a-half frames to aid freshman hurler Mason Neuman. Neuman struck out four in six and a third innings of work to earn his first collegiate decision. A trio of Spartans ended with multiple RBI efforts, as sophomore second baseman Sean Knepper (Bremen, Ind.) collected two hits and drove in two runs with a home run included, junior shortstop Trevor Kimm (Anderson, Ind.) hit two round trippers during a four-RBI, two-hit game and sophomore designated hitter Aaron Wells added two hits and two RBIs.
The nightcap was a back-and-forth affair with Eastern. A five-run first inning rally gave the Spartans a 5-2 lead, but EU rallied for a tie with two in the first, two in the second and two in the fifth. Junior Kyle Norris (Indianapolis, Ind.) concluded the game and assisted in his first pitching win with a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth to send MU to the victory. Norris wound up with four hits, while senior first baseman Dan Maringer (Fort Wayne, Ind.) and senior outfielder Ryne Lehrman (Hoagland, Ind.) each drove in two runs.
MU is scheduled to return to action Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, with an in-state series against DePauw University. Games are slated for Westfield HS at 12 p.m. each day.Add a Comment
Wabash won the first game 42 to 2 against Bellmont. Leading scorers were Carmen Higdon with 14 pts, Shayna Morgan with 10 pts, Maya Benysh with 6 pts, Hannah Kern with 4 pts, Sydnee Osborne, Haylee Faust, Breanne Price, and Sam Cox all scored 2 pts.
Game 2: Wabash beat Riverview 26 to 7. Leading scorers were Carmen Higdon with 10 pts, Shayna Morgan with 6 pts, Maya Benysh with 4 pts, Sydnee Osborne, Hannah Kern and Haylee Faust all scored 2 pts.
Game 3: Wabash beat Crestview 23 to 15. Leading scorers were Carmen Higdon with 17pts, Haylee Faust with 4 pts, and Delaney Truman with 2 pts.
Wabash is 6-6 for the season. Next game will be Wednesday against Whitko at 6pm.Add a Comment