Prep Sports Round-Up 04-21-14

valpo-portage-softballRobbinhurst Invitational (Boys Golf)

Portage took home first place on Saturday in a tournament they hosted with a 313 score. The Indians were followed by Lake Central JV (326) and Lowell (354).

Jordan Henson and Noah Kustek both shot a 76 to lead Portage. Teammates Tep Junyanid (80), Eric Lewis (81) and Blake Wiseman (89) also contributed in the the win.

Ben Davis Relays (Boys Track)

THe Portage 4 x 800 relay team of David Clegg, Tommy Martin, Gemel Tribble and Nick Heimberg finished first. The shuttle hurdle relay team of Taylor Sebben, Danny Mills, Avery Sanders, and Daveon Finley finished third. The long jump team of Nathan Cherry, Marion Rucker and Laron Parker finished fourth. Mat Marsh finished third in the mile, while Zachary Topper set a personal best in the pole vault, clearing 13 feet. The high jump team of David Clegg and Chris Watson finished fourth, and the 4x100 relay team of Sebben, Alec Burnett, Jared Nieves, and Lorenzo Wells finished fourth. Burnett was also fourth in the 100 meter dash.

La Porte 5, 9; Goshen 1, 5 (Baseball)

In game one, Travis Upp, Drew Jones and Evan Miller drove in runs for La Porte, who scored two runs in the first and three in the fifth. Jake Waterson (2-0) picked up the win on the mound for the Slicers.

Zach Downs drove in two runs for La Porte in game two, as the Slicers scored two in the first, six in the second and one in the third. Nick Willoughby earned his first win of the season on the mound.

With the win, the Slicers are now 8-3 on the year.

Midwest Throwers Meet (Girls Track)

Portage's Ashley Sosbe finished third in the discus throw with a throw of 137 feet.

Portage 8, Boone Grove 3 (Baseball)

Jacob Bearss struck out five in four innings to pick up the win on the mound. Peter Psomadelis paced the Indians' bats on Saturday with two hits and three RBI. Bearss and Hunter Thorn added triples, while Kevin Jones hit an RBI double.

Portage 15, Highland 5 (JV Baseball)

Portage combined for 15 hits on Friday and were led by Aaron Brehmer, who drove in five runs on four hits.

Portage 11, Boone Grove 7 (JV Baseball)

Portage won the nonconference game on Saturday.

Portage 12, Valparaiso 3 (Softball)

Portage cranked out 17 hits to defeat the visiting Vikings on Friday. Alexis Johnson (3-for-4) led Portage on offense, hitting a three-run homerun. Kaitlin Doud (4-for-5) had two doubles and two RBI while striking out seven to pick up the win on the mound.

Portage 15, Valparaiso 12 (JV Softball)

Becca Block (3-for-5) and Cara Nebel (3-for-4) each hit three-run homeruns for Portage in a 17-hit performance.

Portage 3,3; Harrison 0, 4 (Softball)

Portage split the non conference double-header on Saturday. The JV won the first game, 7-5 and lost the second, 5-4.

New Prairie 8, 2; Valparaiso 7, 15 (JV Baseball)

New Prairie and Valparaiso split games on Saturday.

Hobart Invite (Girls Tennis)

Portage finished 3-0 on the day, defeating both Hobart and Lake Central, 3-2 and topping South Bend Washington, 5-0. The doubles team of Lauren Wilk/Emily Vahary and Patty Mota/Haley Mergl won all three of their matches. Mota and Mergl prevailed 10-7 in a pro-set-tie-breaker to give Portage the decisive win over Lake Central.

Culver Military Academy 4, La Porte 1 (Girls Tennis)

Jill Boger was the lone winner for La Porte, defeating Rachel Simon at No. 2 singles (6-2, 4-6, 6-4). CMA won the junior varsity meet, 7-2.

Portage 4, Boone Grove 1 (Girls Tennis)

Portage won in non-conference play on Friday.

Valparaiso 10, Portage 6 (Freshman Baseball)