May 24, 2014
League winners announced by The Bowling Center
The Bowling Center of Bluffton has announced its league winners for the 2013-2014 season as follows:
Monday Morning Mixed — Clint Hunt, Travis Ford, Curt Hunt.
Tuesday Mixed Seniors — Chris Williams, Linda Claghorn, Gloria Wilson.
Tuesday Night Ladies — Natalie Mann, Kristen Daugherty, Laurie Reifsteck, Cara Werst, Lisa Decker, Angie Nine.
Subway Church League — Markle Church of Christ, Rich Walburn, Greg Comp, Brent Smith, Jeff Humbarger.
Industrial — BLB Painting, Jake Mossburg, Josh Hunsinger, Dick Bumgarner, Don Salmon, Brian Buckland.
Thursday Night Ladies — IDC Restaurant, Pam Holmes, Beth Ostermeyer, Jessica Bennett, Sheila Osborne, Kim Ivins, Jani Mann.
Pizza Hut Merchants — Fisher Garage Door, Justin Adams, Adam Masterson, James Fisher, Bryon Arnold.
Saturday Mixed — Linda Borror, Denny Borror, Erin Trexler, Bradd Heyerly.
Sweethearts — Lisa Toliver, Will Toliver, Jeanette Moore, Mike Moore.
Ossian Mixed — Tina Wright, Karinne and Justin Baumgartner, James Fisher.
Junior Major — Damon Ho, Logan Walker.
Adult Youth Doubles — Mackinzie and Will Toliver.
Youth Friday Trio — Curtis Ellis, Brody Lewis, Austin Lewis.
At the conclusion of the season all the adult league winners are invited to bowl in a tournament to determine the overall Champion of Champions. This year’s winner was IDC Restaurant of the Thursday Night Ladies League.
Homestead tops JV Knights
A five-run, sixth inning propelled the Homestead Spartans’ junior varsity baseball team to a 6-4 victory over the Norwell Knights Friday evening at Fort Wayne.
Norwell (15-8) was leading the Northeast Hoosier Conference game 3-1 going into the bottom of the sixth.
Homestead sent nine batters to the plate in the sixth and scored five unearned runs. Norwell committed four errors, while the Spartans had just one hit.
Norwell pitcher Hunter Ingle (4-1) suffered the loss, allowing one earned run on five hits over six innings. He walked three and struck out one. Luke Wilcox was the winning pitcher with three innings of one-run relief work.
The Knights out hit Homestead 11-5. Jake Siela had two hits and two RBIs. Drew Dobbels was 3 for 4 with two doubles, one RBI and one run scored. Bailey Perkins was 3 for 4 with a double and one run scored. Trevor Eichler drove in a run with a sacrifice fly. Quentin Middleton singled and scored, while Kyle Rittmeyer also scored a run.
Norwell ended its season finishing 2-3 in the NHC.
Huntington North defends tennis title
Huntington North defended its reign as champion of the Norwell High School girls’ tennis sectional Friday evening with a 3-2 victory over Adams Central.
Huntington North (11-7) won two of the three singles matches and one of the two doubles matches.
The No. 1 doubles team of Katie Carroll and Abby Snider (18-1) advanced to the state doubles tournament for Adams Central (12-4).
Racing scheduled at Baer Field
Fort Wayne — Baer Field Speedway will have a stock car racing program Saturday, which will be its first Family Night of the season.
Admission is $5 for adults and no charge for children under 12 years old.
Spectator gates will open at 4 p.m., with qualifying at 5 p.m. and racing at 7:30 p.m. Pit gates will open at 2 p.m., and pit passes are $25.
Norwell tennis camp scheduled
Northern Wells boys and girls entering grades five through nine in the fall of 2014 may register for the Norwell summer tennis camp from 9:30 to 11 a.m. June 9-12 (rain date June 13) at the Norwell High School tennis courts.
Cost is $35 for one camper and $30 for additional campers in same family. Entry deadline is Tuesday, May 27. For more information call doach Peggy Smith at 260-241-6017.
Junior Golf League to start
The Junior Golf League will be held from June 4 and 5 through June 9 to 13 at Timber Ridge Golf Club in Bluffton. For more information call the Pro Shop at 824-2728.
Norwell girls’ basketball camp set
AdamsWells defeats State Farm
AdamsWells scored in every inning to thrash State Farm 15-2 in a Bluffton Junior League baseball game Thursday night at Jefferson Park.
AdamsWells collected 18 hits, while State Farm had three hits and three errors. Winning pitcher Colton Yergler and Hayden Craighead each hit two doubles and a single. Colton Paxson and Gabe Fiechter each doubled and singled. Xavier Walden singled three times. Braysen Yergler and Austin Combs each had two singles. Spencer Harris tripled.
Josh Colon doubled and singled for State Farm, and Patrick Evans was the losing pitcher.
Bluffton Dental rolls over
First Bank of Berne
Bluffton Dental drilled First Bank of Berne 17-2 Friday night in a Bluffton Junior League baseball game at Jefferson Park.
Bluffton Dental had 15 hits for the game and scored 10 runs in the first inning to take a huge lead. Jarrett Phillippe hit a home run and two singles. Winning pitcher Kaden Gerber struck out six batters and singled twice. Kain Harris tripled, doubled and singled. Ethan McEvoy and Daniel Deal each doubled and singled. Cooper King and Case Smith each doubled.
Nathan Lazoya doubled for First Bank of Berne, while William Ball was the losing pitcher.
First Bank of Berne edged
by Bluffton Dental
In the completion of a Bluffton Junior League game that was suspended May 19 because of rain, Bluffton Dental edged the First Bank of Berne 7-6 Friday evening at Jefferson Park.
Jarrett Phillipe hit a game-winning double to score Ethan McEvoy for Bluffton Dental. Kaden Gerber and McEvoy each doubled and singled. Kain Harris doubled and singled twice. Daniel Deal added two singles. McEvoy was the winning pitcher.
Kyle Crist tripled and Nathan Lazoya doubled for First Bank of Berne. Jared Franklin doubled and singled. Will Ball and Damon Ho each singled twice. Ball also was the losing pitcher.
Bluffton Dental tops PNC Bank
Bluffton Dental defeated PNC Bank 10-7 in a Bluffton Junior League baseball game on May 13.
Bluffton Dental out hit PNC Bank 14-7. Winning pitcher Ethan McEvoy doubled and singled twice for Bluffton Dental. Kaden Gerber, Cooper King, Daniel Deal, Case Smith and Kain Harris each singled twice.
Joey Martinez and Jared Meyers doubled for PNC Bank, while Conner Harder singled twice. Carson Liby was the losing pitcher.
Reds pick off Cardinals
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