Mishawaka at Warsaw
Warsaw volleyball continued its winning ways Tuesday evening, defeating Northern Lakes Conference opponent Mishawaka 3-1 (25-17, 24-26, 25-22, 25-17) at the Tiger Den. The Lady Tigers are now 8-5 this season after having won six in a row, and are 1-0 in the NLC.
Maggie Hollon and Melaina Hawblitzel each had 13 kills for Warsaw. Not far behind was Leah Henderson, who had eleven. Ellie Hepler had 16 digs and three aces, both team highs. Kenzie Chivington had 30 assists.
The Lady Tigers continue NLC play Thursday evening at home against Goshen.
Knox at Triton
A great start to the Triton volleyball season continued on Tuesday, as the Lady Trojans defeated Knox 3-0 (25-6, 25-18, 25-13) at home. Triton is now 4-1 this season, 1-0 in the Hoosier North Athletic Conference.
Addyson Viers led her team in kills once again, finishing with eleven. Viers was also unstoppable serving the ball, finishing with nine aces. Avery Viers had six blocks and Hannah Snyder dished out 26 assists to her teammates.
The Lady Trojans are on the road Thursday evening against Culver Community.
Manchester at Tippecanoe Valley
A highly competitive game between Manchester and Tippecanoe Valley ended dramatically Tuesday night, with the Vikings getting a last minute goal to secure a 3-3 tie. The Squires move to 3-1-1 this season, while Valley is now 2-0-1.
For Manchester, Tyler McLain had two goals and an assist while Diego Munoz scored the Squires’ third goal. All three Tippecanoe Valley goals were scored by Gio Arriaga, including the game-tying strike with less than a minute left.
Both teams are on the road Thursday evening, with Manchester playing at Columbia City and the Vikings traveling to Maconaquah.
Winamac at Lakeland Christian
The Lakeland Christian offense finally came alive Tuesday night, erupting for six goals in a dominant 6-0 win over Winamac at home. The Cougars are now 2-3 this season.
Jashawn Zielasko was everywhere for Lakeland Christian in this match, scoring three goals for the Cougars and assisting on two more. The two other LCA players to score goals were Simon Avey and Zaiden Miller.
The Cougars are back at home Thursday evening against Argos.
Warsaw at Goshen
The Warsaw girls soccer team showed plenty of fight on Tuesday night, battling back after falling behind twice to salvage a 2-2 draw against Northern Lakes Conference opponent Goshen. The Lady Tigers are now 1-2-2 this season, 1-0-1 in the NLC.
Both Warsaw goals were scored by Lola Pepper. Warsaw returns home for a match on Thursday against powerhouse Homestead.
North Miami at Manchester
Manchester continued its winning ways on Tuesday evening, defeating North Miami 4-0 in the team’s Three Rivers Conference opener. The Lady Squires are now 4-2 this season, 1-0 in the TRC.
Samantha Shock continued her strong start to the season with two more goals for Manchester. Campbell Bolinger and Brookelynn Buzzard each scored a goal as well. The Lady Squire defense played exceptionally well, holding North Miami to zero shots on goal.
Manchester will stay at home for its next game, a Thursday contest against Huntington North.
Warsaw/Wawasee at NLC Invitational
It was a banner day for the Warsaw cross country teams at the first Northern Lakes Conference meet of the year Tuesday evening. Both the boys and girls teams swept the field, going 7-0 each.
On the boys side, three Tigers finished in the top five, led by Jackson Gackenheimer who finished second. Tyler Mimnaugh took third place and Tyler Swartz finished in fourth.
For the girls, Joey Rastrelli finished in first place once again with a winning time of 19:08. Finishing second on the team was Sammi Rastrelli with a time of 20:07. Eden Metz and Marissa Howett finished third and fourth.