NP baseball blanks Marian, Elkhart Central
Hunter Robinson struck out 16 and tossed a two-hit, one-walk shutout, guiding New Prairie’s baseball team past visiting Mishawaka Marian 6-0 on Monday. Ethan Nielson went 2-for-3 with an RBI, and Frank Turley finished 1-of-2 with a pair of RBI. J.C. Turley went 1-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored. N.P. scored three runs in the third to build a 4-0 lead.
Tuesday, the Cougars (12-2, 5-1 Northern Indiana Conference) shut out Elkhart Central 9-0. NP blasted 13 hits, led by Turley's double and 3-run homer. Roman Kuntz, Gavin Kelly, Nielson and Wyatt Kmiecik all added two hits. Kuntz, Turley and Noah Brettin combined for the goose egg on the mound. Brettin threw four innings, striking out four.
LP baseball loses to CP
The Slicers mustered just two hits in a 11-0 five-inning baseball defeat to Crown Point on Tuesday. Conner Stalbaum took the loss for LaPorte, going 1 1/3 innings, allowing seven runs on three hits while striking out two.
MC girls tennis falls to Portage
Evangelea Dabagia and Sara Poulin (6-3, 1-6, 6-0) took the No. 1 doubles match, and Emma Sells and Kasey Halfacre (6-7 (3-7), 6-0, 6-4) won at No. 2 doubles, but the Wolves fell to Portage 3-2 in girls tennis Tuesday.
LP boys golf defeats Merrillville
Cas Pulaski led the way for the Slicers as the match medalist shooting a 44 in their 186-209 boys golf victory over Merrillville on Tuesday. Graham Seifker put up a 46, Jack Schable scored 47, Jackson Cizewski shot a 49 and Coleman Taylor carded a 56.
NP boys, girls track each place third at tri-way meet
The Cougars girls tallied 40 team points and the boys 34 on Tuesday night in track losses to Penn and South Bend Adams. First-place finishers for NP included Brianna Hooton in the 100, 200 and 400, Callie Metzger in the 800, Skylar Denton in the discus and Hannah Chlebowski in the pole vault. On the boys side, winners included Jacob Corbett in the 1,600 (4:35.4) and 3,200 (9:59), and Tyler Graeber in the long jump (19-3 3/4).
Cougars softball downs Knights
New Prairie’s softball team downed host Mishawaka Marian 8-1 on Monday. Karissa Gilpin pitched a complete-game, allowing a pair of hits, while striking out six. She also drove in three runs.
Satellites softball dispatches Senators
South Central’s softball team beat Porter County Conference foe Washington Township 12-6 on the road Monday. The Satellites scored in every inning except the fourth, including four runs in the second.
Blazers baseball blasts Bowman
Marquette’s baseball team cruised 16-1 in five innings over visiting Bowman Academy on Monday to record its first win. Cormack Bardol began an eight-run third for the Blazers (1-5) with a double before plating two runners in his second at-bat of the inning. He later brought in two more with an infield single. Cormac Markham fanned three in two shutout frames. Marquette scored six runs on errant throws.
Blazers boys golf routs Wheeler
Michael Sakich claimed medalist honors again, as his 3-over par 38 led Marquette’s boys golf team to a 183-264 win over Wheeler at Summertree on Monday. Charlie O'Halloran shot 47 for the Blazers (3-0). Aidan Bartnicki and Robert Pruzin both carded 49. Sakich had a birdie on No. 18, a 332-yard par 4.
Westville baseball drops PCC decision
Westville's baseball team fell 9-3 at Kouts in a Porter County Conference game on Monday. Jackson Nowatzke went 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Blackhawks, and Manny Guevara finished 1-for-4 with an RBI. Nowatzke took the loss, surrendering five runs, two earned, on five hits in five innings. He finished with seven strikeouts and three walks. Westville had five errors.