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Boys Golf: Lake Central takes Michigan City Invite

MICHIGAN CITY — It’s early and Chris Rossiano knows his Lake Central team should be able to drop a few strokes in the middle of the lineup. But he isn’t complaining. The Indians won their second straight tournament Saturday, easily defeating Penn and Valparaiso at …

 

Saturday’s High School results

Baseball

Griffith 5, Mishawaka 1

Griffith 200 101 1 — 5 9 1

Mishawaka 100 000 0 — 1 4 1

WP — A. Wright 5.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 7 BB, 2 SO; LP — C. Gabler 6 IP, 7 H, …

Softball: Miranda Elish continues dominance as Crown Point wins Invitational

CROWN POINT — Unless you don’t follow prep sports or live on another planet, everyone knows Crown Point’s Miranda Elish is extremely good. The sophomore righthanded pitcher performed remarkably well once again Saturday — make that ridiculously well — leading the No. 1 ranked Bulldogs …

Timeout Softball: Andrean’s Brenna Boyle a standout to all of her teammates except herself

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MERRILLVILLE — Convincing Brenna Boyle she needs more self-confidence might be harder than developing an effective plan to reduce the national debt. Andrean’s pitcher/shortstop/first baseman really gives modesty a whole new meaning. Make no mistake, though, Boyle is a standout in nearly everyone’s eyes but …

Timeout Softball: Extras

Baseball: Jaylen Yarbrough helps spark Bishop Noll to win

GARY — Jaylen Yarbrough isn’t batting ninth for Bishop Noll because the Warriors are trying to hide him. He’s there to help jump-start the offense after the first time through the order and the plan seems to be working. Yarbrough was 3-for-4, stole two bases …

Baseball: Jacob Bearss regroups as Portage beats Boone Grove

PORTAGE — Jacob Bearss walked the first four Boone Grove batters he faced Saturday. The Portage pitcher then reminded himself to follow through and keep the ball down. “If I keep the ball down,” Bearss later said, “they are not going to hit me that …

Track: Kankakee Valley, Crown Point earn titles at Hobart Invite

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HOBART — The girls MVP of the Hobart Invitational had a hand in two wins to go along with two second-place finishes, helping her team pick up enough points to win the team title. Not a bad day at the office, but her coach says …

Boys Track: Raqib Cox wins shot title at Homewood-Flossmoor Invite

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FLOSSMOOR, Ill. — It’s something of a transition track and field season for Merrillville’s boys, who have some big shoes to fill. Among the seniors gone are multievent standout and two-time state placer Austin Jamerson, who’s now competing at Cornell. So the Pirates are looking …

Boys Track: Hanover Central claims title; six records broken in meet

WHEELER — Hanover Central captured the fourth Bearcat Invitational on Saturday by taking advantage of the great weather and tough competition. The Wildcats outpaced host Wheeler 154-119 to take the meet as six meet records were broken. Hanover’s Samuel Bokodi won the 100-meter hurdles with …

Girls Track: Hanover Central unable to go distance, settles for second

WHEELER — Great weather and fierce competition led to fast times and 10 meet records at the fourth Bearcat Invitational on Saturday. New Prairie won on the last event, outpointing Hanover Central 115-110. New Prairie’s 1,600-meter relay team won the last event in 4:12.54, besting …

Softball: Griffith stuns Munster on Maynard’s walk-off homer

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GRIFFITH — Lauren Maynard was looking for a pitch she could hit. When Griffith’s junior catcher found one to her liking, she sent it into orbit, capping a wild 8-7 Northwest Crossroads Conference victory over Munster on Friday. Maynard’s two-run homer with one out in …

Alex Del Rio quite the hit for Munster

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HOBART — Alex Del Rio dug in at the plate in the first inning of Wednesday’s game against Hobart. The left-handed hitter worked the count against Brickies ace Brandon Murray and then laced an opposite-field single to left field. It was a textbook at-bat for …

Post-Tribune Baseball Top 10

1. Hobart 2. Munster 3. Andrean 4. Hanover Central 5. Portage 6. Lake Central 7. Chesterton 8. Griffith 9. Crown Point 10. Michigan City …

Post-Tribune Baseball Player of the Week

Jesse Wilkening, Hanover Central: Wilkening went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI Wednesday against Wheeler. That continued his scorching season. He is 16-for-20 (.800 batting average) with four home runs and 21 RBI. Wilkening has three doubles and 10 runs. …

High School Schedule/Results for April 18, 2014

H.S. Schedule

Saturday’s events

Baseball

Calumet at Griffith, 4 p.m.

Chesterton at Griffith, noon

Hanover Central at Beecher (DH), 11 a.m.

Illiana Christian at Andrean, 11 a.m.

Lake Central at Morton, 10 a.m.

Michigan City at Boone Grove, 1 p.m.

Morgan Twp. at Faith Christian, …