Archive - Sports Article
April 11th, 2014
PORTLAND—Bellmont and Adams Central ventured south to Jay County Thursday evening for a triangular girls and boys track meet with the Patriots with Jay County nudging out the Squaws by a mere two points on the girls side while Adams Central claimed victory in the boys meet by a 9 1/3 point edge.
Other teammates in the 4 x 4 joining Gunsett were Ally Norby, Grace Fisher, and Alyssa Strickler.
BLUFFTON— The Braves took advantage of six Tiger errors in the third inning to break open the game scoring six runs eventually ending with a victory via mercy rule, 13-2 after just five frames.
Bellmont (2-0) got three quality innings from junior Parker Zeser on the hill as he struck out six of the 13 batters he faced lining himself up for the win. Sawyer Boyd and Brett Baker each pitched one scoreless inning of relief as the Braves needed only five innings to top the Tigers thanks to the hot bats.
Tonight the Braves travel to Bluffton to face the Tigers in a varsity baseball contest. The game is slated to begin at approximately 5 p.m. The pre-game broadcast will begin at 4:45 p.m.
To view tonight's webcast, click the link below. Once on the website, log in with a username and password to enjoy the game for free.
FORT WAYNE— The Bellmont Braves opened their 2014 campaign with a 4-2 victory over the South Side Archers at Elmhurst Field on Tuesday night using a three-run sixth inning to boost the win.
Braves' hurler Mason Shinabery had nine strikeouts in the win going five quality innings, while reliever Ryan Okoniewski aided the rest of the way on the hill for the Braves with the two-inning save.
Two Bellmont High School graduates who are longtime friends and current college roommates had great weekends in separate sports for Indiana Tech.
Zach Wetzel fired a one-under par 71 at Brookwood Golf Club in Fort Wayne to finish second in the U. of Saint Francis Spring Invite, leading his team to a runnerup finish. Ten teams and 60 golfers competed in the event.
Due to the need for more youth girls to join, the Decatur Girls Softball will hold one late registration on Saturday, April 5.
The late registration will be held from noon until 2 p.m. at Bellmont High School in the gym lobby.
The cost of the leagues is $60 for Junior and Senior Leagues, and $50 for Beginner and Advanced Beginner Leagues. This fee covers the fundraiser tickets.
For more information, go to www.decaturgirlssoftball.com or contact Deb Shannon at 692-2661.
MITCHELL LEADS KOMETS SQUIRTS—A St. Joseph student and a native of Decatur, Mitchell Vogelwede recently led the “Squirt” division of the Komets to a 2nd place finish in the Buckeye League while also taking them into the championship match earning runner-up honors. Through 52 games played in Indy, South Bend, Kalamazoo, Holland, Detroit, Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati, the Komets finished strong with a final record of 22-23-7. (Photo provided)
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