The Washington Times-Herald

September 24, 2013

Tuesday's Sports Briefs


The Washington Times-Herald

---- — Hatchets drop 2 at Ft. Wayne

FORT WAYNE - The Washington Hatchet soccer team fell to 11-3-1 after a pair of losses in the elite Fort Wayne Canterbury Tournament on Saturday.

The Hatchets dropped the opener to host No. 10 Canterbury, 5-0. Canterbury scored twice in the first half and three times in the second. They limited WHS to just two shots and peppered Hatchet keeper Brooks Brown with 16 shots and had 17 corner kicks during the game.

In the second game, WHS fell to Northridge, 2-0. Northridge scored at 20:15 in the first and 69:21 of the second. They put 21 shots on goal and limited WHS to just two shots.

The Hatchets return home on Thursday for the Big 8 championship.

WHS wins 2 at round robin

Washington High School’s volleyball team defeated Pike Central and Eastern Greene in a round robin event on Saturday at the Hatchet House.

The Hatchets defeated the Chargers in three games, 26-28, 25-23 and 15-10. Megan Arnold led Washington with four aces, while Jordan Carr had three and Emily Sullender had two aces. Arnold also had 12 kills while Sullender recorded nine. Carr also had 23 assists and nine digs. Lyndsey Carrico had 10 digs while Brooke Baumert tallied eight digs and Sullender recorded five.

Washington then defeated Eastern Greene, 25-17 and 25-20. Arnold and Carricon had three aces each, while Arnold and Sullender had seven kills apiece. Carr had 19 assists, while Sullender recorded seven digs and Baumert had four digs.

Loogootee, Barr-Reeve in tourney

LOOGOOTEE — Loogootee was runner-up at its own invitational Saturday at Loogootee, while Barr-Reeve won the consolation match.

The Lions defeated Sullivan in their opener, 3-2, but lost the final to Bloomfield, 4-1. Coach Rick Graves said he was happy with the progress his team is making.

“One of our goals is to win our own invitational but Bloomfield has a very good, deep team that we couldn’t overcome today,” Graves said. “I was pleased with the way we played them however. When we played them earlier in the season, they handled us pretty easily. (Saturday), our scores were much more respectable, which shows that we’re making progress as the season goes on.”

In the opener, Loogootee singles Gabe Nolley and Wyatt Wade and the doubles team of Hayden Bell and Jordan Berry recorded wins over the Golden Arrows. Lions Tylan Norris and doubles team Landon Bell and Caleb Dant had losses.

In the final, Nolley had the only win for the Lions, defeating Del Carter, 6-2, 6-3.

The Vikings lost their opener to Bloomfield, 4-1. Clay Cummings and Trevor Steiner had a doubles win, defeating Hunter Heaton and Alex Chestnut, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 1-0 (10). John Cangelois, Tyler Bennett and Jeff Parsons all lost in singles, and Zach Graber and Colten Lottes were defeated in doubles.

In the consolation match, Parsons won at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (7), Bennett and Steiner won at No. 1 doubles, 6-0, 6-2, and Cummings and Graber won at No. 2 doubles, 7-5 (3), 6-1, for the team victory.

Loogootee takes on Evansville Memorial today at Vincennes Lincoln.

ND goes 1-2 at Henryville

HENRYVILLE — The North Daviess volleyball team went 1-2 at the Henryville Invitational on Saturday, losing to Rock Creek and Henryville before defeating Crothersville.

The Cougars lost to Rock Creek, 21-25 and 14-25, and Henryville, 20-25 and 11-25, but came back to beat Crothersville, 25-16 and 25-10.

For North Daviess: Chandra Bruner had 11 kills, an ace, a block, an assist, and six digs; Taylor Jeffers with nine kills, three aces, a block, and 36 digs; Jessica Miller with nine kills, four blocks, and 21 digs; Madison Reed with eight kills, three aces, a block, 15 assists, and 17 digs; Morgan Wadsworth with six kills, an ace, two blocks, and 21 digs; Lenzi Brewer with two kills, an ace, 13 assists, and 12 digs; Nicole Woodruff with two kills, an assist, and six digs; Randi Pershing with 11 digs; Hannah Beasley with a kill, a block, two assists, and a dig, and Kaylee Wagler with four digs.

B-RJH takes tourney

JASPER — The Barr-Reeve Junior High volleyball team picked up a pair of wins in the Jasper tourney on Saturday.

The eighth grade team beat Bedford 25-15, 25-9 and Jasper, 25-12 and 25-13. Anna O’Connor had 19 points and Annie Graber had 14.

The seventh grade team beat Bedford, 25-18 and 25-15, but fell to Jasper, 25-22 and 25-5. Moriah Bullock led with 12 points. The seventh fell to 10-1.

Loogootee defeats Shoals in volleyball

LOOGOOTEE — Loogootee’s girls volleyball team defeated Shoals in three games at Jack Butcher Sports Arena on Friday.

The Lions (17-1) won over the Jug Rox 25-5, 25-18 and 25-13. Christina Ziegler led Loogootee with 13 kills, while Michala Beasley and Abby Ackerman had 10 kills each. Demi Richardson had 33 assists, while Lauren Bowling had nine digs. Kailye Robbins had five digs.

Waylee Wagoner led with 13 service points, while Richardson had 11 and Robbins recorded nine points.