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May 3rd, 2013
NEW HAVEN—Seven first place finishes, four conference and four school records, four blue ribbons for sprinter Alexis Harvey and three for teammate Holly Hankenson propelled the Bellmont Squaws to 131.5 points in the annual NHC girls track meet at the Patrick D. Monaghan Track and Field facility at New Haven High School Friday night.
Coming off an emotional win against Heritage on Wednesday night, the Braves turned their attention to the visiting Carroll Chargers at home on Thursday but a seven-run sixth inning spelled doom for Bellmont in a 9-1 loss.
Through five innings, Jordan Hilyard was throwing a gem of a baseball game allowing seven hits scattered around holding the Chargers to just two runs and Bellmont trailed by just a run at 2-1.
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MONROEVILLE—A few timely hits during a classic pitcher’s duel spelled a victory for Bellmont over their feisty opponent, Heritage, in an NHC/ACAC clash, 3-2.
On the road and struggling for victories amidst their difficult schedule stretch, Bellmont, now 3-8, got an all-star effort from their 6’5” hurler, Matt Chronister, who went the distance going seven innings for the victory with 13 K's.
COLUMBIA CITY—At any other time of the track season, Bellmont coach Carl Risch and his Squaws would have had big circles drawn around Tuesday night's NHC triangular match-up between Carroll, Columbia City, and Bellmont, arguably the three best girls' teams in the conference.
For the first time in over a decade, Bellmont defeated Homestead on the softball pitch.
It sure didn't come easy.
Nursing a two-run lead heading into the seventh inning, Bellmont allowed Homestead to load the bases and send a run home before registering an out but managed to hold on to win by a score of 3-2 for their first conference victory of the season.
Bellmont moved to 2-7 overall after picking up their first win of the season over North Side last week.
KENDALLVILLE—Bellmont placed third or better in five of the six relays Saturday in the annual John Reed Relays held at East Noble High School and the Squaws finished the day in second place out of a 13-team field.
Several scoring snafus, however, nearly cost the Squaws that position as DeKalb was originally listed in second behind team winner Columbia City with the Squaws a close third.
WOODBURN—In the battle of two teams struggling for wins, Woodlan snuck out a home victory on the strength of a ninth inning wild pitch that scored the Ben Schwartz from third base for a 7-6 Warrior victory.
Schwartz, a freshman, was not even supposed to bat in the game as he was simply a pinch runner for junior Garrett VanBrocklin in the bottom of the seventh inning. When the Warriors managed to tie the game with a run in their half of the seventh, VanBrocklin could not reenter because he had already been subbed for twice.