Trojans No Trouble At Tippy
A matchup of tennis neighbors saw Triton have a better start, taking a 5-0 win over host Tippecanoe Valley Wednesday afternoon.
Triton won all five courts in straight sets, led by all three singles courts in dominating fashion. No. 2 Kolbie Mason had no trouble with Maddy Henninger, winning love and love in a lightning quick match. No. 3 Quinn Downing dropped just one game to Lea Stouder and No. 1 Shayla May gave up two games to Aerin Shewman in the first set, but swept through the second set.
Emma Ross and Hannah Wanemacher posted matching 6-2 sets to beat Morgan Brazo and Brooke Danner while Tatum Thompson and Megan McFarland got past Cassidy Cave and Tiphanie Hodge 6-1, 6-4.
The Trojan juniors also swept past Valley, 5-0, in JV courts.
Triton (2-0) will work Thursday at John Glenn while Tippecanoe Valley (0-1) will also play Thursday, travelling to Knox.
Trojans Rock At Rozella
Triton’s boys golf team opened its 2016 campaign with a quality pair of wins Wednesday, shooting a 186 to best LaVille (199) and Bremen (200) at Rozella.
Jordan Anderson paced the club with a 43, with Beau Hepler shooting 47 and 48s carded by Bryce Swihart, Greg Music and Isaac Wall.
Triton’s JV also swept past LaVille and Bremen, posting a 199.
Spencer Johnson led the JV with a 44, followed by Gavin Eads (49), and 53s from Carter Kuntz, Kaden Atkins and Brendan Wareham.
Triton (2-0) will head to Culver Thursday for a date with the Cavaliers at Mystic Hills.
Trojans Flip Baseball Script
A day after losing by a run, Triton returned favor against LaVille. The Lancers won Tuesday’s baseball matchup, but the Trojans came through on its home field, 8-7, Wednesday afternoon.
Adam Stevens led the Trojan offense with three hits, with Payton Westafer, Dylan Hensley and Max Slusser all chipping in two hits as part of a 14-hit attack. Down 7-5 in the final frame, Triton scored three runs to win it, finished by Slusser’s game-winning single. Triton had led 5-3 after three, but LaVille scored one in the fifth and three in the sixth to force Triton’s hand.
Nate Flenar got the win on the hill for Triton, working five innings and striking out six.
Triton (1-2) plays again Thursday at Plymouth.