Kruschwitz Medals; Whitko Wins 4-Way Golf Match

SYRACUSE – The Whitko boys golf team finished first out of four teams on Thursday night at South Shore Golf Club.

The Wildcats shot a 176, just clipping second-place Manchester, which shot a 177. Wawasee finished third with a 179 and South Bend Riley ended fourth with a 193.

Cade Bechtold led the Wildcats with a 39. Kaleb Busz followed with a 43. Kyler Bryant and Dale Reiff both carded a 47. Jonathan Strayer rounded out the lineup for Whitko with a 58.

Manchester’s Harley Kruschwitz was the medalist as he shot a 35. Nathan Self shot a 41 for the Squires. Konrad Borgmann followed with a 47. Logan Parrett (54) and Mathias McLaughlin (58) rounded out the lineup for the Squires.

The Warriors were led by Zach Leedy, who shot a 41. Dillon Drake recorded a 44 and Luke Weisser was right behind with a 45. Evan Dipper and Jared Krugman each carded a 49 for Wawasee.

All three teams will compete in the Wawasee Invitational on Saturday at South Shore.



Whitko Loses Close Match At Wabash

WABASH – The Whitko Lady Wildcat tennis team lost 3-2 at Wabash on Thursday.

In the Three Rivers Conference match, Whitko won each match in three sets. 

Natalie Iholtz won at No. 1 singles 3-6, 6-4, 6-3. The No. 2 doubles pair of Blair Creamer and Lilly Owsley won 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

The Lady Wildcats will play at the Wabash Invitational on Saturday at 10 a.m.



Lady Trojans Rout LaVille

BOURBON – The Triton girls tennis team remained perfect at 7-0 (4-0 HNAC) this season after winning 4-1 against LaVille on Thursday.

The Lady Trojan’s Kolbie Mason won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles. Molly McFarland won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles.

The No. 1 doubles pair of Hannah Wanemacher and Emma Ross recorded scores of 6-3, 6-2 to win. Megan McFarland and Emma Hepler at No. 2 doubles won 6-1, 6-3.

Haley Hooley lost 6-3, 6-4 in a close match at No. 3 singles.

Triton plays at the Concord Invitational on Saturday.



TRITON 4, LAVILLE 1

Singles: No. 1 – Kolbie Mason (T) beat Rachel Ross (LV) 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 – Molly McFarland (T) beat Charlet Kapke (LV) 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 – Taylor Garrett (LV) beat Haley Hooley (T) 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles: No. 1 – Hannah Wanemacher & Emma Ross (T) beat Sydney Han & Emily Cain (LV) 6-3, 6-2; No. 2 – Megan McFarland & Emma Hepler (T) beat Haylea Girst & Cassie Keilwan (LV) 6-1, 6-3.

JV: Triton 4, LaVille 0



No. 4 Carroll Defeats Manchester Netters

HUNTERTOWN – The Lady Squire tennis team lost 5-0 on Thursday at No. 4 Carroll.

Manchester (4-3) had its closest match at No. 2 doubles. Erika Kendall and Rebekah Pyle lost 6-1, 6-1. Halle Briner lost 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.

Kelsey Eichenauer (No. 1 singles), Lydia Little (No. 3 singles), and Eva Bazzoni and Kendra Auler (No. 1 doubles) all lost 6-0, 6-0 for the Lady Squires.

Manchester plays at Wawasee tonight for a nonconference match.



CARROLL 5, MANCHESTER 0

Singles: No. 1 – Sydney Jackson (C) def. Kelsey Eichenauer (M) 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 – Katelyn VanWyngarden (C) def. Halle Briner (M) 6-0, 6-2; No. 3 – Bailey Newman (C) def. Lydia Little (M) 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles: No. 1 – Lauren VanWyngarden & Mia Toscos (C) def. Eva Bazzoni & Kendra Auler (M) 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 – Katie Beier & Maria Casiano def. Erika Kendall & Rebekah Pyle (M) 6-1, 6-1.

JV: Carroll 12, Manchester

Singles: No. 1 – Audrey Morrow (C) def. Cora Barnett (M) 8-3; No. 2 – Maggie Breman (C) def. Alexa Donathan (M) 8-1; No. 3 – Alexis Harper (C) def. Morgan Stroud (M) 8-0; No. 4 – Annie Nietert (C) def. Cora Barnett (M) 6-1; No. 5 – Alexa Donathan (M) def. Madison Murphy (C) 6-1; No. 6 – Morgan Stroud (M) def. Andrea Elizondo (C) 6-3.

Doubles: No. 1 – Cecilia Martin & Minnie Morrow (C) def. Anna Osborne & Hallie Wampler (M) 8-4; No. 2 – Emily Stopher & Abbie Morrow (C) def. Briley Spann & Morgyn Jimenez (M) 8-1; No. 3 – Jessica Jeffries & Casyn Houser (C) def. Maggie Myers & Sarah Metzger (M) 8-0; No. 4 – Maddie England & Maddie England (C) def. Brylee Kerr & Cassie Newman (M) 8-0; No. 5 – Emily Davis & Zoe Davis (C) def. Lillian Myers & Guri Hoidahl (M) 8-1; No. 6 – Molly Duffner & Rina Yamamoto (C) def. Anna Osborne & Hallie Wampler (M) 6-5 (7-4); No. 7 – Eknor Sethi & Makenna Boles (C) def. Briley Spann & Morgyn Jimenez (M) 6-2; No. 8 – Madison Fisher & Madison Murphy (C) def. Maggie Myers & Sarah Metzger (M) 6-3; No. 9 – Brylee Kerr & Cassie Newman (M) def. Maria Palazollo & Grace Pasche (C) 6-5 (7-5).



Valley Drops Three Rivers Tennis Match

BUNKER HILL – The Tippecanoe Valley girls tennis team lost 5-0 at Maconaquah on Thursday in a Three Rivers Conference match.

Valley’s Maykayla Sandbakkan lost 7-5, 6-2 at No. 2 singles. Courtney Randall fell 6-3, 6-0 at the No. 3 singles slot. Lea Stouder lost 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 singles action.

At No. 1 doubles, Tiphanie Hodge and Makenna Bradley lost 6-2, 6-1. Kaleigh Shumaker and Morgan Gilbertson were defeated 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.

The Lady Vikings play at the Wabash tournament on Saturday.



MACONAQUAH 5, T. VALLEY 0

Singles: No. 1 – Betsy Powell (M) def. Lea Stouder (TV) 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 – Makenna Moore (M) def. Maykayla Sandbakkan (TV) 7-5, 6-2; No. 3 – Alice Miller (M) def. Courtney Randall (TV) 6-3, 6-0.

Doubles: No. 1 – Cindy Cornelius & Kaitlin Stapleton (M) def. Tiphanie Hodge & Makenna Bradley (TV) 6-2, 6-1; No. 2 – Trysta Gustafson & Brooke Borden (M) def. Kaleigh Shumaker & Morgan Gilbertson (TV) 6-1, 6-2.