Track and field
Medora nearly breaks record Pekin
PEKINMedora’s Lillie Hatfield nearly beat the school record in the 800 and 1,600 in a five-way meet at Pekin on Wednesday.
Hatfield placed fourth in the 800 by timing 3:05 and 6:51 for the 1,600.
For the boys, Daniel Tincher finished fifth in the 400 clocking one minute flat, and Zac Thompson was fifth in the 3,200 with a 12:42.
Crothersville runs at South Decatur
SOUTH DECATUR The Crothersville girls track and field team stayed close with South Decatur on Tuesday but just fell short in a 49-45 defeat.
CHS’ Tristan Maschino had a strong day on the track, winning the 800 (2:56.56) and 3,200 (15:20).
In the high jump, Chasta Lamb cleared 4-8 for first, while Maddie Riley jumped 4-6 for second for the Tigers.
Breanna Barger also had a good showing, winning the 100 (19.19) and 400 (1:07.18).
Barger was also on the 4×800 and 4×400 winning relay teams along with Maschino.
“Missing by only four points with no shot or discus today, we had a good showing for ourselves,” Tigers coach Carl Bowman said.
On the boys side, South bested the Tigers 83-20.
Noah Hoskins took home four ribbons for the Tigers, placing third in the long jump (17-2), second for the 100 (12.38) and second in the 200 (26.00).
He also teamed up with Matt Wilburn, Codi McDonald and Andrew Jackson to win the 4×100 relay.
Lane Wienhorst was second for the 1,600 in 5:20, while Cory Schmelze had silver in the 3,200 with a time of 13:24.
Braydee Gillis placed third in the 800 clocking 2:40.
“Hoskins took home four ribbons, and it was his first attempt at long jump this year, so to come away with a ribbon is great for him,” Bowman said. “Winning the 400 relay was a good surprise for us. We had some good showings for only having nine guys on the team.”
Crothersville falls to Lanesville
LANESVILLE The Crothersville softball team fell to Lanesville 21-1 on Wednesday.
The home team amassed 19 hits to the Tigers’ two on the day.
Brittany Clem and Carlee Persinger got on base for CHS.
Today, the Tigers (0-3) will host New Washington.
Trinity tops teams at four-way meet
NEW WASHINGTON Led by Chad Stuckwisch’s card of 39, the Trinity Lutheran boys golf team topped South Central, Crothersville and New Washington on Tuesday at Spring Hills Golf Course.
Crothersville’s Tyler Ludeman tied Stuckwisch’s score to share medalist honors.
The Cougars finished with 170 strokes, South Central 175, Crothersville 245 and New Washington 247.
Other scorers of the Cougars included: Cory Stuckwisch 44, Skylar Stahl 41, Drew Royalty 48, Jonathan Keith 46
Will Amick was next for CHS shooting a 67, Brandon Riley had 69 and Jonathon Pearce and Jacob James each totaled 70.
Tigers take third at Champions Pointe
HENRYVILLE The Tigers finished third of four teams in a match at Champions Pointe on Wednesday.
Henryville held home course with a 171, Borden had 180, and Charlestown amassed 281 while the Tigers carded a 262.
Luedeman again led the Tigers, shooting a 49 (+13).
Amick scored 70, Riley 71 and James 72 in the contest.