“WHICH ONE DO WE USE?”—A trio of players from the Decatur Softball League Advanced Beginners team ‘Racers’ try to decide which softball works best when throwing in a triangle. The girls (L-R) are Ayneira Downey, Kianna Arnold, and Ella Franze. (Photo by Dylan Malone)
In Junior League play at Don Ray Memorial Park, Monroe Trophy won the season finale against Miller's Land Surveying last week, while Manley Meats lost an exciting opening tourney game against Miller's over the weekend as well.
Lilly Kintz pitched a gem for Trophy going six innings and allowing just one run on four hits with 10 K's and three walks for the win, while Kaitlyn Hawkins also went the distance for Miller's allowing seven runs on five hits with nine K's and two free passes in a loss.
The Swiss Days 3-on-3 basketball tournament returns to the South Adams High School gyms immediately after the big race on Saturday, July 26.
The cost to play for each team is $30 per team (if paid by July 20) and the maximum players per team is four. Any registrations delivered after July 20 will cost teams $40 including the date of the event. This double elimination tournament will include four divisions: upper boys (HS and up), upper girls (HS and up), lower boys (6th-8th grade), and lower girls (6-8 gr).
The 2014 Cross Creek Golf Camp held their annual tourney at the end of their experience on the course throughout June.
The divisions included girls in groups of 8-9 years old, 10-11, and 14-15, while the boys were split into 7-10 year olds, 10-11s, 12-13s, and 14 and older.
GOLFING OVER SUMMER BREAK—Recently completing their summer camp sessions at Cross Creek Golf Course, the boys displayed their love for the game on greens with their participation. 14 and over (L-R) Josh Ainsworth, Cole Razo, Blake Berkshire, Rob Ysidron, Luke Spannan, Chance Bressler, Brevin Slusher, Bailey Peterson.
YORKTOWN— Bellmont golf ended their season on Friday night as did South Adams' Cal Clouser at The Players Club Golf Course, the site of IHSAA regional boys golf.
While Muncie Central officially hosted the regional event, Yorktown High School made themselves at home on a course they played several times this year capturing the top honors with a team score of 302 strokes.
THE RIGHT KIND OF ATTITUDE— Bellmont’s Bailee Hankenson stands with four-year coach Carl Risch after winning the Mental Attitude Award at last Friday night’s IHSAA state track meet. The Squaws finished off another unbelievable season under Risch ending in ninth place as a team thanks mostly to the points from Hankenson in the meet. (Photo provided)
The Northeast Hoosier Conference and the Allen County Athletic Conference each released their All-team lists this week as all three county schools were honored for their play.
Bellmont, finishing 3-4 in the NHC, drew just one player on the first team list while also nabbing a pair of selections to the honorable mention lists.
ROARING ACROSS THE FINISH LINE— The Monroe Lions 5K overall winners are shown above, Karly Prichard and Thomas McNamara, as they produced the top times for the men and women during the race on Saturday, June 7. Other men and women’s division winners will be shown in tomorrow’s sports. (Photo provided)