TIGERS FALL TO SPARTANS IN TIGER TOURNEY FINAL
Warsaw split its two games at its home Tiger Tourney, falling to Homestead in the championship game. Triton would go 0-2 on the other side, losing to Warsaw and Fort Wayne Concordia.
In a 12-7 Warsaw win over Triton, a six-run first inning got Warsaw going, aided by RBI singles from Madison Lane and Katie Anderson.
Warsaw managed just four hits, but drew 11 walks in the contest.
Carmen Albertson had a double and four walks, scoring four times in the contest to pace Warsaw.
Triton, which had opened the game with a 3-0 lead, also managed just four hits. Erin Ogle had two of them, driving in two for the Trojans.
Hudson Bolinger got the win for Warsaw, working all seven innings.
Homestead made the final by knocking off Fort Wayne Concordia 9-7. Abby Felger had three hits and an RBI and Ashley Flynn homered and drove in five for the Spartans.
In the final, three late runs helped the Spartans get past the Tigers, 6-1.
Caylin Sievers and Katie Felger each knocked home a run in the seventh, taking Homestead from a 3-1 lead to a five-run cushion. Alyssa Swangin would close it out from there, finishing her complete game in scattering just three hits in the game.
Abby Felger added a her second homer of the day for Homestead.
Courtney Chookie took the loss, allowing six hits and three earned in the complete game loss.
Albertson had a hit and a run scored for the Tigers.
Fort Wayne Concordia shut out Triton 10-0 in the consolation match. Ogle had two of Triton’s three hits in the loss.
Warsaw (6-16) starts its final week of the regular season with a contest Monday against Northern Lakes Conference leaders Concord. Triton (3-15) takes on Winamac Tuesday in Hoosier North Athletic Conference play.
CENTRAL NOBLE 9, TIPPECANOE VALLEY 4
ELKHART MEMORIAL 9, TIPPECANOE VALLEY 3
In a doubleheader at Central Noble, the Cougars defended its turf well in game one, jumping out to an 8-2 lead in defeating the Vikings.
The Cougars scored two runs in the second, and after Valley responded to tie the game in the top of the third, scored four in the third and two more in the fifth in building a comfortable lead.
Sam Brumbaugh and Andrea Leonhardt each had three hits to pace the Cougars. Jenica Berkes held Tippy to just four hits in the game, striking out nine.
Ally Betten had a two-run triple to pace Valley.
In game two, four-spots in the first and fourth innings put Memorial over. Amber Asher’s double in the first put Memorial up 4-0 and a two-run double by Morgan Kast had the Chargers sitting pretty at 9-1.
Betten would double in a run for the Vikings, which managed eight hits against Gabby Moore, but left six runners on base in the loss.
Tippy (5-14) visits North Miami in Three Rivers Conference play Monday.