Squire BB, SB Walkoff Within 3 Seconds Of Each Other

NORTH MANCHESTER – A unique feat was accomplished at Manchester High School Tuesday, as its baseball and softball teams each scored the winning run in their games within three seconds of each other in Three Rivers Conference victories over visiting Wabash.

In the baseball game, Kam Lester’s single drove in the winning run in the Squires’ 4-3 win over the ninth-ranked Apaches.

Wabash took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first, and halfway through the game the Squires trailed 3-1 before scoring single runs in the fourth, sixth and seventh. Sam Martindale homered and singled and Thane Creager had a double, a single and scored twice in the winning effort.

The Lady Squires needed nine innings to get their 5-4 victory. After Wabash took the lead in the top of the ninth, Manchester scored twice for the win. Mackenzie Day had the game-winning hit, a single on a 1-1 pitch. It was her third hit in the game, and she also reached base once after being hit by a pitch.

Kindra Stetzel had a double, drove in a run and scored once for Manchester. Carsyn Howard tripled, singled, drove in two and scored once. Torina Runkel had three this and scored  a pair of runs and Emma Evans singled twice and scored once.

Stetzel got the win in relief, pitching the last four innings and allowing two hits and no earned runs while striking out two. Evans started in the pitcher’s circle, allowing nine hits but no earned runs in five innings of work.

Both teams resume TRC play today at Rochester.

9-Run 7th Propels Tigers

DUNLAP – Warsaw scored nine runs in the seventh inning on its way to a 15-3 Northern Lakes Conference baseball win over host Concord Tuesday.

Liam “Pattyboy” Patton homered, doubled, singled, drove in four runs and scored three times to pace the Tigers. Ian Glogovsky doubled, singled twice, scored twice and had three runs batted in. Matt Shoemaker had a double, a single, three RBI’s and a run scored, and Jacob Hutcherson had a double and a pair of runs driven in.

Glogovsky was the winning pitcher, going 4-2/3 innings and striking out five in relief of Noah Burgh.

Warsaw (9-14) ventures back into Elkhart County today to take on Elkhart Memorial in a NLC contest.

Late Charger Rally Sends Wawasee To Loss

SYRACUSE – Visiting Carroll used a seven-run seventh inning to beat Wawasee 9-4 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday.

The Warriors had just rallied for two runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a 3-2 lead to the final inning.

Gabe Moore doubled and scored a run for Wawasee. Parker Young had a doubled and drove in a run, and Levi Brown singled, doubled and drove in two runs. Grant Brooks singled twice for the Warriors.

Wawasee returns to Northern Lakes Conference play today, traveling to Concord.

Viking Golf Falls

WABASH – Tippecanoe Valley’s Cade Brouyette was the medalist with a 38, but the Vikings dropped a boys golf match 187-204 to Wabash in Three Rivers Conference play Tuesday.

Mason Purvis posted a 47 for the Vikings, with Bryce Madeford at 55. Billy Gilman at 64 and Johnny Gonsalez at 69.

Asif Kahn was the low player for Wabash with a 43. Northfield also competed, but did not field a full team.

Toby Baer had a 42 for the Norse.

Next up for Valley is a TRC three-way match with Manchester and host Whitko at Sycamore Golf Club in North Manchester.

Tiger Golf Wins Two, Wawasee One NLC Match

GOSHEN – Warsaw earned two wins and Wawasee one in a three-way Northern Lakes Conference boys golf match Tuesday at Maplecrest Country Club, hosted by Goshen. The Tigers had a team score of 161 to Wawasee’s 176 and the RedHawks’ 187.

The Medalist was Tiger senior Chase Byron with a 38 followed closely by freshman Cal Hoskins at 39. Warsaw rounded out their scoring with a 41 from Tucker Carlile and a 43 from Zach LaLonde, with Seth Hildebrand also competing for the Tigers.

Zach Leedy led Wawasee with a 42, followed by Dillon Drake at 43, Evan Dippon’s 45, Tyler Bosstick’s 46 and Brendan Tayagua’s 48.

The Warsaw junior varsity squad also won both matches, shooting a team 190 against Wawasee's 202 and Goshen's 234. The JV team was led by Lewis Turley's 43, and Jack Yeager's 45.

The Tigers will wrap up their NLC Conference regular season by hosting Plymouth and Elkhart Memorial on Thursday at Rozella Ford Golf Course on Senior Night for the team. Wawasee will host Northridge at South Shore Golf Club Thursday.