Local High School Sports Recaps For Tuesday, April 16

April 17, 2024 at 4:50 p.m.

By CONNOR MCCANN Sports Editor

Softball
Columbia City at Warsaw

The Warsaw softball team lost a heartbreaker on Tuesday night, falling 6-3 to Columbia City at home. The Lady Tigers are now 0-6 this season.
The two teams were tied at 3-3 heading into extra innings before the Lady Eagles scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning to win it. Kali Ousley drove in two of the three runs for Warsaw on two hits, including a home run. Ousley struck out eight in 5.2 innings of work on the mound. Nekiana Hamilton also had two hits and drove in a run of her own.
The Lady Tigers will resume Northern Lakes Conference play on Friday against Plymouth.
Tippecanoe Valley at Culver Academies
It took nine innings, but Tippecanoe Valley won its second game in as many days Tuesday evening, defeating Culver Academies 8-2 in extras. The Lady Vikings are now 4-4 this season.
Valley used a run in the top of the seventh to tie things up and six runs in the top of the ninth to win it. Elise Smith had two hits, one of which was a triple, and drove in two runs. Kahlyn Manns had three hits in five at bats. Mackaylie Costello struck out seven in five innings of work, allowing just two hits.
The Lady Vikings are at home on Monday against North Miami.
Manchester at Adams Central
Manchester’s bats were silenced in a 7-0 road loss to Adams Central on Tuesday. The Lady Squires are now 3-6 this spring.
Izzy Renz, Paxton Baker and Ariah Dillon each had a hit for Manchester. Allie Egolf struck out one in three innings, giving up no runs.
Manchester is on the road Thursday night at Triton.
Pioneer at Triton
Triton was unable to pick up a win in its first Hoosier North Athletic Conference game on Tuesday, falling 16-3 at home. The Lady Trojans are now 3-5 this season, 0-1 in the HNAC.
Lena Doll, Hillelah Chupp and Alicia Gonzales each had a hit and a run driven in for Triton.
The Lady Trojans will host Manchester on Thursday.
Boys Track and Field
Warsaw/Mishawaka at Goshen

The Warsaw boys track team opened Northern Lakes Conference play with a pair wins at Foreman Field in Goshen, toping Goshen 91-32 and Mishawaka 70-59.
As expected for a first outdoor meet of the season, athletes and coaches were anxious and eager to compete and there were many performances that were worthy of early season praise.
A multitude of Personal Bests were established by new and veteran athletes alike throughout the night.
Warsaw swept the Discus event by taking the top 4 spots and also went 1-2 in Shot Put for valuable team points.
Kam Kauffman had an impressive Shot Put PR toss of 53' 6" to win that event.
Talan Asay leaped a new PR of 21' 3" in the Long Jump to take the top spot and ran impressive 100m and 200m races to pick up valuable 3rd place finishes with new PRs.
Jackson WIney had a break out night as a returning Varsity runner by chasing down the field in the final 50 meters of the 400m to win in a new best time of 52.14.
Other outstanding efforts from the Warsaw Tigers included Jordan Randall- High Jump (1st) in 6' 8" (leading the State leaderboard for outdoor T&F.)
Girls Track and Field
Wawasee/NorthWood at Warsaw

Warsaw cruised to a victory in its first NLC meet of the season on Tuesday, defeating both Wawasee and NorthWood at home.
Some notable performances included a win by the Lady Tigers in the 4x800M relay, Camryn Burner taking first place once again in the 100M dash and the 200M dash, Eden Metz winning the 800M run and Margaret Barnett winning the pole vault. Wawasee also had it’s fair share of winners as well, with Mia Hodgson taking first in both the 1600M and 3200M races, Brookelynn Gibson winning the shot put, and Emma Yoder placing first in discus.
Boys Golf
Wawasee at Central Noble

Wawasee earned a big win against Central Noble on Tuesday, winning 168-187 on the road.
Myles Everingham was the medalist for the match with a 38. Not far behind him was his twin brother Maddux Everingham with a 40. Preston Scherer shot a 43 and Weston DeLong added a 47.
Wawasee plays at the Plymouth Invitational on Saturday.
Girls Tennis
Plymouth at Warsaw

Warsaw picked up a win in its first NLC match of the season Tuesday, defeating Plymouth 4-1 at home. The Lady Tigers are 1-0 in match play this season.
No. 1 singles player Addie Lind was dominant with a 6-1, 6-0 victory. No. 3 singles Emma VanPuffelen won 6-2, 6-2. The No. 1 doubles pairing of Claire Reichenbach and Clara Porter won 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. The No. 2 pairing Lucy Ray and Whitney Dawson won 5-7, 7-6, 10-5.
Warsaw hosts Fairfield on Thursday.

Softball
Columbia City at Warsaw

The Warsaw softball team lost a heartbreaker on Tuesday night, falling 6-3 to Columbia City at home. The Lady Tigers are now 0-6 this season.
The two teams were tied at 3-3 heading into extra innings before the Lady Eagles scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning to win it. Kali Ousley drove in two of the three runs for Warsaw on two hits, including a home run. Ousley struck out eight in 5.2 innings of work on the mound. Nekiana Hamilton also had two hits and drove in a run of her own.
The Lady Tigers will resume Northern Lakes Conference play on Friday against Plymouth.
Tippecanoe Valley at Culver Academies
It took nine innings, but Tippecanoe Valley won its second game in as many days Tuesday evening, defeating Culver Academies 8-2 in extras. The Lady Vikings are now 4-4 this season.
Valley used a run in the top of the seventh to tie things up and six runs in the top of the ninth to win it. Elise Smith had two hits, one of which was a triple, and drove in two runs. Kahlyn Manns had three hits in five at bats. Mackaylie Costello struck out seven in five innings of work, allowing just two hits.
The Lady Vikings are at home on Monday against North Miami.
Manchester at Adams Central
Manchester’s bats were silenced in a 7-0 road loss to Adams Central on Tuesday. The Lady Squires are now 3-6 this spring.
Izzy Renz, Paxton Baker and Ariah Dillon each had a hit for Manchester. Allie Egolf struck out one in three innings, giving up no runs.
Manchester is on the road Thursday night at Triton.
Pioneer at Triton
Triton was unable to pick up a win in its first Hoosier North Athletic Conference game on Tuesday, falling 16-3 at home. The Lady Trojans are now 3-5 this season, 0-1 in the HNAC.
Lena Doll, Hillelah Chupp and Alicia Gonzales each had a hit and a run driven in for Triton.
The Lady Trojans will host Manchester on Thursday.
Boys Track and Field
Warsaw/Mishawaka at Goshen

The Warsaw boys track team opened Northern Lakes Conference play with a pair wins at Foreman Field in Goshen, toping Goshen 91-32 and Mishawaka 70-59.
As expected for a first outdoor meet of the season, athletes and coaches were anxious and eager to compete and there were many performances that were worthy of early season praise.
A multitude of Personal Bests were established by new and veteran athletes alike throughout the night.
Warsaw swept the Discus event by taking the top 4 spots and also went 1-2 in Shot Put for valuable team points.
Kam Kauffman had an impressive Shot Put PR toss of 53' 6" to win that event.
Talan Asay leaped a new PR of 21' 3" in the Long Jump to take the top spot and ran impressive 100m and 200m races to pick up valuable 3rd place finishes with new PRs.
Jackson WIney had a break out night as a returning Varsity runner by chasing down the field in the final 50 meters of the 400m to win in a new best time of 52.14.
Other outstanding efforts from the Warsaw Tigers included Jordan Randall- High Jump (1st) in 6' 8" (leading the State leaderboard for outdoor T&F.)
Girls Track and Field
Wawasee/NorthWood at Warsaw

Warsaw cruised to a victory in its first NLC meet of the season on Tuesday, defeating both Wawasee and NorthWood at home.
Some notable performances included a win by the Lady Tigers in the 4x800M relay, Camryn Burner taking first place once again in the 100M dash and the 200M dash, Eden Metz winning the 800M run and Margaret Barnett winning the pole vault. Wawasee also had it’s fair share of winners as well, with Mia Hodgson taking first in both the 1600M and 3200M races, Brookelynn Gibson winning the shot put, and Emma Yoder placing first in discus.
Boys Golf
Wawasee at Central Noble

Wawasee earned a big win against Central Noble on Tuesday, winning 168-187 on the road.
Myles Everingham was the medalist for the match with a 38. Not far behind him was his twin brother Maddux Everingham with a 40. Preston Scherer shot a 43 and Weston DeLong added a 47.
Wawasee plays at the Plymouth Invitational on Saturday.
Girls Tennis
Plymouth at Warsaw

Warsaw picked up a win in its first NLC match of the season Tuesday, defeating Plymouth 4-1 at home. The Lady Tigers are 1-0 in match play this season.
No. 1 singles player Addie Lind was dominant with a 6-1, 6-0 victory. No. 3 singles Emma VanPuffelen won 6-2, 6-2. The No. 1 doubles pairing of Claire Reichenbach and Clara Porter won 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. The No. 2 pairing Lucy Ray and Whitney Dawson won 5-7, 7-6, 10-5.
Warsaw hosts Fairfield on Thursday.

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