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Knights Win Three Way At Northfield

Northfield hosted Southwood and Oak Hill Wednesday at Honeywell GC. Southwood won the match with a team score of 184. Oak Hill was second with a 203 and Northfield was third with a 255. 

The Knights remain unbeaten in non-tournament action.

Abby Houlihan lead the Knights with a solid round of 40. Dayna Dale was close behind with 43. Danielle Pegg carded a 47 while Paige Dempsey and Danielle Sparling shot 54 and 59 respectively. Christina Borner led the JV with an eye-opening 44. Coach Cole ”  We were much better off the tees tonight. I saw several really good “up and downs” tonight. We just need to continue to work hard on the “scoring clubs.”

Leading Northfield was Alex Peterson with a 58. Kandra Stout added 63, Sarah Johnston 66, Anna Driscoll 68.

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Squires Suffer First Loss

The Manchester tennis team lost a close match against sectional rival Peru. Winning for Manchester was the 1 doubles team of Branden Scott and Noah Cain. They started strong winning the opening set 6-1, but they lost focus dropping set two 1-6. After
regrouping, they dominated the final set winning 6-2. All other positions had many opportunities to win close games and turn the momentum. Connor Eichenauer battled back from a close first set loss to win the second set 6-3. The senior played a long
game at 1-1 in the final set, but lost the game and the momentum. The 2 doubles team of Matthew Pegg and Heath Dierks played a solid first set winning the final 4 games to start out 6-3. They got up 2-1 when Peru battled back to force a third set. The final set saw the Manchester unable to mount a consistent attack as they fell 3-6. At 2 and 3 singles, Max Karg and Brayton Spann each played well for parts of their matches. “We had our chances, but needed to finish some crucial points. Peru’s addition of a strong exchange student at 2 singles really boosted their team strength and chance to compete with us. Luck or not, Jose Morales was a nice pickup for their team.” The Squires look forward to a sectional rematch on early October. The Squires return to
action Tuesday at Bluffton and next Thursday at Huntington North.

1 Connor Eichenauer (12) vs. Logan Primerano (12) L 3-6, 6-3, 1-6
2 Max Karg (11) vs. Jose Morales (11) L 3-6, 3-6
3 Brayton Spann (12) vs. Jack Zvers (12) L 2-6, 5-7
1 Noah Cain (11) vs. Braden Bales (11) W 6-1, 1-6, 6-2
Branden Scott (12) Carson Ray (10)
2 Matthew Pegg (11) vs. Andrew Rice (12) L 6-3, 4-6, 3-6
Heath Dierks (10) Kameron Graham (11)
Match Result: Loss 1-4
Record: 4-1 0-0 TRC

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Metro Rage Edges King’s Academy

The Metro Rage Varsity soccer team travelled to Marion for a game with King’s Academy on Tuesday night. Heath Miller (Sr. NF) opened the scoring for the Rage on an unassisted goal at the five minute mark. King’s Academy would level the score at the 26 minute mark before surrendering two more goals to Miller who earned a hat trick before halftime to put the Rage up 3-1.

King’s Academy scored two minutes into the second half to make the game 3-2 and tied the game four minutes later. Miller collected his fourth goal of the game after zig zagging through three defenders at the 64 minute mark. Miller was assisted on the goal by Logan Peas (8th NF).

Mason Zolman (Jr. NF) would give the Rage a 5-3 lead when he intercepted a goal kick a ripped a shot just inside the 18 yard box. At the 75 minute mark, Nakita Jacob’s (Fr. SW) re-directed a deflected shot that slid past the King’s Academy goal keeper. Unfortunately, the Rage surrender another goal to King’s Academy on a corner kick a minute later to make the final score 6-4.

Coach Jeff Hobson commented “I was pleased with how some individuals played tonight, but overall I was disappointed with our effort as a team. We had a game postponed due to weather and we’ve missed some practice time this past week. I felt like it showed up tonight on the field” Hobson went on to say “I thought that Tanner Proffitt played a great game in goal tonight but we left him exposed way too many times. We start two freshman in the back and they are just learning how to play their positions. We will get better.”

The Rage return to action next week when the varsity team hosts the Kokomo Home School team on Wednesday, September 3rd at 5:30pm at the Morrett Sports Complex.

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Lady Knights Roll Past Cass


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Lady Apaches Top Oak Hill

Wabash traveled to Oak Hill tonight and both the jv and varsity came away with wins.

In JV action the apaches won 25-21 25-23
Lakin McCord 11 assists, 7 points with 4 aces
Kaitlyn Dowdal 9 points
Paige Beeks 5 kills
Kaitlyn Hashbarger 3 kills and 12 digs
In varsity action the apaches won 18-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-22
Kristin Cromer 10 kills, 23 digs and 10 service points
Jaycee Parrett 21 assists13 digs
Shelby Stone 26 points with 5 aces, 9 kills and 19 digs
Claire Cromer 17 digs and 5 points
Katie Ford 10 points with 4 aces
Wabash will begin the conference season on Thursday when they host Tipp Valley


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Improving Norse Fall Short

The Norse are improving but fall short in three way match.
Northfield girls traveled to Warren to compete against Southern Wells and Bluffton on Tuesday.  Southern Wells won with a team score of 209. Bluffton was 2nd with 218 followed by the Norse with 237. Medalist for the night was Southern Wells Katlyn Hart with a 49.  Leading Northfield was Kandra Stout with a 56.  Following her was Alex Peterson and Anna Driscoll both shooting 58. Sarah Johnston had a 65.
Coach Terrell “We didn’t win tonight, but we are getting better.  What we are working on in practice is starting to show on the course.”
Next Match is Wednesday 8/27 vs Southwood at Honeywell GC 4:20
Record 1-3
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Etna Senior Scramble


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Lady Squires Pick Up Dual Win

The Manchester girls golf team picked up a win Tuesday, defeating Triton 212-233. Claire Barnett led the Lady Squires with a 46. Rachel Cave shot a season low 54.

Coach’s Comments: 

We played a decent round tonight. Rachel Cave shot a career 9-hole low with a 54 tonight which is terrific for a first year golfer. Overall, I was pleased with the match tonight but we have plenty to continue to work on.

10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Par
Par 4 5 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 36
Claire Barnett 6 6 4 5 5 4 7 5 4 46
Lydia Little 7 6 5 7 6 5 11 5 4 56
Gabbi Wilcox 5 5 7 4 7 5 10 9 7 59
Erin Working 9 8 6 5 6 4 8 5 5 56
Madison Hire 8 7 6 5 5 4 8 7 7 57
Rachel Cave 7 6 5 6 7 6 7 7 3 54
TEAM 212
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