Sports

Women’s bowling assn. sets fall meet

The Huntington Women's Bowling Association will hold its fall meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the basement of the Trinity United Methodist Church.

The meeting is open to all women who bowl in Huntington.

The calendar of events for the 2013-14 bowling season will be discussed.

 

Local athletes compete for Trine teams

A number of students from Huntington are competing on athletic teams at Trine University this fall.

They include:

Kelsey Bartrom, a senior civil engineering major. Batrom is competing on the cheerleading team.

Megan Smart, a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering. She is competing on the cheerleading team.

Austin Shoemaker, a junior exercise science major. He is competing on the football team.

Levi Lawson, a sophomore majoring in sport management. Lawson is competing on the football team.

Codd scores pair to lead HU booters past Manchester

Josh Codd.
Photo provided.

Sophomore Josh Codd scored a pair of goals to lead the Huntington University men's soccer team to a 3-1 win over visiting Manchester on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Codd's first goal came at 22:24 and put HU up 1-0 after freshman Isaac Wust made a heads-up play on a temporary stoppage and slotted a pass to Codd for the score. Manchester put HU up 2-0 almost seven minutes later with an own goal.

After Manchester cut the margin to 2-1 in the 56th minute, Codd scored an insurance tally about two minutes later off a pass from Tyson Bradley-Kalischuk.

Shorthanded Foresters edged by IWU

Missing one of its starting players possibly cost the Huntington University men's tennis team as it was edged by visiting Indiana Wesleyan, 5-4, on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Playing without usual No. 3 singles player and one-half of the No. 1 doubles team, Jose Hungria, the Foresters came up short for the first time this year in Crossroads League play, dropping to 4-1 in conference and 5-2 overall.

HU won three of the six singles matches, but only got one win at doubles.

HU golfers ninth out of 10 at IWU

The Huntington University men's golf team placed ninth out of 10 teams at the Indiana Wesleyan University Fall Invitational on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 9-10.

The Foresters sat in last place after day one of play, but came back on Tuesday to shoot 21 strokes better than Olivet Nazarene and overtake it for ninth place.

The Foresters had a two-day total of 657, with Nazarene shooting a 672.

The host school won the invite, shooting a 602.

Lady Vike golfers win fifth in row

Huntington North golfer Gabrielle Malone putts on the ninth hole at LaFontaine Golf Club on Tuesday, Sept. 10, in a match against Manchester.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Sarah Fryman posted a 49 to lead the Huntington North High School girls' varsity golf team to a 216-227 win over visiting Manchester on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Maddi Kennedy was second scorer with a 54, Gabby Malone fired a 56 and Lauren McCullough shot a 57 as the Lady Vikings won their fifth match in a row.

 

Kill leader


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North senior Josie Beaver spikes the ball against visiting Fort Wayne Snider during the Lady Vikings' four-game win over visiting Fort Wayne Snider on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Viking booters lose to Wawasee, 4-2

Host Wawasee made a two-goal first half lead stand up as it beat the Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team, 4-2, on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

The hosts scored two more times in the second half to go up 4-0 on the Vikings, 2-5-1, but HNHS tallied twice after that to cut the margin to its final resting place.

Sacha Thirion tallied the Vikings' first goal off a feed from Tyler Henline, then Trey Sorg found the back of the net off a feed from Aaron Webb.

Goalkeeper Chad Wingo took the loss despite making 12 saves on the afternoon.

 

Lady Vike spikers sweep Fort Wayne North Side

Seniors Josie Beaver, Jessie Drew and Emiley Gray combined for 29 kills to lead the Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team past host Fort Wayne North Side, 3-0, on Thursday, Sept. 5.

Beaver had 11 kills and Drew and Gray had nine apiece for the Lady Vikings.

Gray also had 13 digs and a pair of aces.

Alexa Hill added in 37 assists for HNHS, and Mikayla Carpenter was the digs leader with 14.

 

Crestview 8 volleyball downs Wabash

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team defeated visiting Wabash by identical 25-8 scores on Monday, Sept. 9.

Kalee Platt recorded four aces and Johanna Dohrman had four aces and six kills to lead Crestview, now 1-2. Katie Jamison added 10 assists and Peyton Butler chipped win with four aces.

The CMS seventh grade team fell to Wabash, 20-25, 18-25.

Maddy Robrock and Karli Cannici each scored six points and Erika Vinson had five to lead Crestview.

 

Huntington Hornets grab pair of runner-up placings

The Huntington Hornets 10U all-star team has claimed runner-up honors at two tournaments in as many weeks.

The Hornets posted a 5-2 record at Covington. Carly Collins led the way with eight hits, seven runs scored and a batting average of .727 with five RBI and a double. MacKenzie LaCroix also had eight hits and seven RBIs with two doubles, and a two-run walk-off single. Madison Reust led the team with six stolen bases and an .889 on-base percentage. Tori Meyers supplied a double. Kate Leichty had 2 doubles, one of which was a 2 RBI walkoff.

HU netwomen top Goshen

The Huntington University women's tennis team recorded four wins in singles action and swept doubles play to top visiting Goshen College 7-2 on Saturday, Sept. 7.

HU netwomen nip Bethel

The Huntington University women's tennis team swept doubles and then notched wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in singles action to hang on for a slim 5-4 win at Bethel College on Friday, Sept. 6.

Sophomore Cassie Kasicki got the first singles win, 6-2, 1-0, over Molly O'Grady, who retired. Celine Rongos, a freshman, picked up the win at second singles, 6-2, 6-7, 6-4, against Bethany Blodgett.

HU men's tennis team drops Bethel, 8-1

The Huntington University men's tennis team dropped only one game to host Bethel College on Friday, Sept. 6, and won 8-1.

In singles action, the Foresters' No. 1 player, Vlad Khudziy defeated Ethan Turner 6-0, 6-2. Sophomore Joseph Straznicky topped Trent Stout at second singles, 6-0, 6-3; the No. 3 singles match saw senior Jose Hungria beat Luke Prude, 6-1, 6-4; sophomore Diego Inurritegui blanked Matt Kempf, 6-0, 6-0; and junior Joe Brenneman hung a 6-1, 6-2 loss on Rafael Barreto at fifth singles.

HU women harriers seventh at Crawford Open

The Huntington University women's cross country team placed seventh at the Walt Crawford Open hosted by Eastern Illinois University on Friday, Sept. 6.

In the 138-runner 5K, Huntington had a solid outing despite competing without two key runners in Gretchen Spahr and Erin Rockey. Hannah Moore paced the Foresters with a 37th place finish in 19:44.14. Cendall Ogle trailed her by less than nine seconds to finish 41st in 19:52.74. Shortly after, Christine Sparks clocked a 19:58.58 to place 44th.

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