EYE of the TIGER – Week In Review
SATURDAY, May 10
TIGER GOLFERS BATTLE STATE’S TOP TEAMS
WESTFIELD – In an invitational that resembled the state finals with seven ranked teams in the 11-team field, Warsaw took 9th place overall in a talent-filled event at Prairie View golf course in Westfield.
7th ranked Carmel shot a blistering 297 followed by host Westfield’s 303 to claim the first place. Warsaw’s 328 was led by Jonny Hollar’s 77. Will Petro shot an 81, and Ryan Cultice shot an 84, Michael Jensen fired an 85, and Brandon Eckert turned in an 87 for the Tigers.
TEAM SCORES: 1. Carmel 297 (ranked 7th), 2. Westfield 303 (ranked 2nd), 3. Lebanon 313, 4. Noblesville 315 (Ranked 8th), 5. Zionsville 316 (Ranked 4th), 6. Cathedral 318 (Ranked 20th), 7. Guerin Catholic 320,
8. Center Grove 321 (ranked 6th), 9. Warsaw 328 (ranked 16th), 10. Park Tudor 346, 11. Fishers 347.
Warsaw scores: Jonny Hollar 77, Will Petro 81, Ryan Cultice 84, Brandon Eckert 87, Michael Jensen 85, Reid Cameron 97
JV GOLF INVITATIONAL
TWO TIGER TEAMS STRONG IN JV INVITE
WARSAW – The Warsaw Tigers Orange team took third and the Black team took fifth in the Wasaw Junior Varsity Invitational at Rozella Ford. Tim Rata and Luke Johnson both shot 88 and Jacob Foster shot a 90 to lead the Warsaw Orange squad. Andrew Gauger’s 91 led the Warsaw Black.
TEAM SCORES: Northwood 351, Northridge 355, Warsaw Orange 358, Plymouth 369, Warsaw Black 378, Wawasee 380, Elk Memorial 390, Triton 395, Concord 431
Warsaw Orange: Josh Ahlersmeyer 95, Jacob Foster 90, Tim Rata 88, Luke Johnson 88, Robbie Sullivan 92.
Warsaw Black: Curtis Archer 93, Andrew Gauger 91, Sawyer Stevens 93, Mark Wallen 101, Ethan Hoff 106
TIGERS SWEEP FAIRFIELD
WARSAW – The Tigers junior varsity baseball squad captured a pair of wins over Fairfield in a double header at Tiger Field.
Warsaw captured the opener 8-7 and then took the second 9-5. In the opener, Braxton Tennant picked up the win on the mound. Luke Baker’s two hits, including a double, led the Tigers.
In the second game, Zach Witt was the winning pitcher with Blayke Forman and Bryce Sinsibaugh both collecting a pair of hits. The JV squad moves to 11-8 overall heading into Monday’s Northern Lakes Conference matchup against visiting Plymouth.
TIGERS DROP PAIR AT CARROLL TOURNEY
FORT WAYNE – Carroll captured a 12-2 decision over the Lady Tigers softball squad on Saturday in the Carroll JV Invitational. Sara Shoemaker was 3-3 at the plate for the Tigers, and Emily Newton collected a pair of hits for Warsaw. The Tigers also dropped a 14-4 decision to St. Joseph’s. Miquela Mathis and Morgan Ashtari both had a pair of hits for Warsaw.
FRIDAY, May 9
WARSAW - The Warsaw Baseball Tigers beat Goshen 9-0 in a Northern Lakes Conference matchup at Tiger Field on Friday. Kevin Hawley went the distance, scattering three hits in earning the shutout victory for the Tigers. Hawley moved to 5-2 on the season with the win.
Caleb Heckaman notched four hits, including a home run, to lead the Tigers hitting attack. Brandon Shipp had two hits, including a homer. Heckaman and Shipp both sent blasts out of the yard in a 4-run fifth inning.
The win brings the Tigers record to 9-8 and 6-3 in the NLC. The Tiger’s host Plymouth Monday. Start time 5:00.
The JV Tigers beat Goshen 18-6 in 5 innings. Winning pitcher was Justin Kerschner. Leading the offense was Marcello Rodriguez with 4 hits including a HR. The win brings the Tiger’s record to 9-8 and 5-4 in the NLC.
TIGERS DROP LATE LEAD
GOSHEN – The Tigers opened up a big lead but Goshen stormed back with a five-run fourth and two-run fifth to claim the victory. Karly Jones, Sidney Hernandez, and Kara Dishman led Warsaw at the plate. The JV matchup was cancelled due to field conditions.
THURSDAY, May 8
HUNTINGTON NORTH TOPS TIGERS IN SLUGFEST
HUNTINGTON - The Warsaw Baseball Tigers loss to Huntington North 15-9 in a non-conference matchup on the road. Leading the offense was Caleb Heckman with 3 hits including a double. The loss brings the Tiger record to 8-9 and 5-3 in the NLC.
The JV Tigers fell to Huntington North 4-3 in 8 innings. Hitting for the Tiger’s was Marcello Rodriguez, Luke Baker, and Isaac Lenon each with 2 hits.
LADY TIGER TENNIS
CULVER SWEEPS TIGERS
WARSAW – Culver captured a 5-0 win over the Tigers at the Tiger Tennis courts on Thursday.
Culver Academy 5 def Warsaw 0
#1 Singles: Natalie Lopez-Yanez ( CA) def Jacqueline Sasso (W) 7-5, 6-0
#2 Singles: Rachel Simon (CA) def. Sarah Boyle (W) 6-2, 6-0
#3 Singles: Carlotta Silva ( CA) def. Rachel Alexander (W) 6-1, 6-2
#1 Doubles: Regina Padilla & Amanda Padilla (CA) def. Camille Kerlin & Anna Hall (W) 6-0, 6-3
#2 Doubles: Nancy Wu & Alena Arlcipov (CA) def. Abbi Baum & Athena Schlitt (W) 6-4, 6-1
JV: Culver Academy 11 def Warsaw 3
#1 Singles: Mattie Doran (W) def. Kingsley Corets (CA) 8-4
#2 Singles: Sydney Hartman (W) def. Boyan Zhang ( CA) 8-6
#3 Singles: Viri Warnholtz (CA) def. Shelby Roberts (W) 8-4
#1 Doubles: Katherine Hanson & Grace Holzer (CA) def Mallory Bartel & Rosie Fleming ( W) 8- (7-5)
#2 Doubles: Julia Funk & Chloe Faloi (CA) def. Greer Smith & Jenn Katris (W) 8-7 (7-3)
#3 Doubles: Danielle Straits & Sydney Peugh (W) def Andrea Gongalez & Gabby Wells (CA) 8-5
#4 Doubles: Gabby Maido & Kennedy Kubica (CA) def. Bonnie Wong & Abby Smith (W) 6-1
#5 Doubles: Jessie Ward & Zonia Perez ( CA) def Sherry Wong & Brooklyn Rummer (W) 8-6
#6 Doubles: Maddie Berma & Moran Hartmen (CA) def. Madison Mutchler & Chelsey Farling (W) 6-4
#7 Doubles: Eden Brackenburg & Ireland Irving (CA) def Courtney Thompson & Amanda Hermann ( W) 6-3
#8 Doubles: Julia Hernandez & Jacquie Pentecost ( CA) def. Corinna Good & Krista Metzger (W) 6-3
#9 Doubles: Marina Fernandez & Heather Baumgartner (CA) def. Karissa Meyes & Alexis Ray 6-0
#10 Doubles: Kingsley Cortez & Viri Warnholtz (CA) def. Rebecca Carillo & Katie Haeck (W) 6-0
#11 Doubles: Grace Holzer & Julia Funk (CA) def. Dana Seitz & Cheyenne Wenger (W) 6-0
WEDNESDAY, Mya 7
TIGER BOYS TRACK & FIELD
TIGER BOYS CLOSE PERFECT SEASON
MIDDLEBURY - The Warsaw Men's Track Team defeated Northridge 100-32 tonight. The Tigers finished the regular season with a perfect 7-0 mark in the NLC. They finished 10-0 overall for the 2014 season winning the Goshen Relays and Max Truex Invitationals, plus, they also won their lone dual of the season with a 88-44 victory over Penn.
First Place Finishes:
4x800-Ismael Calderon, Daniel Messenger, Owen Glogovsky, Tyler Houvener-8:14.80
110 H-Dylan Campbell-16.70
100 M-Storm Stapleton-11.58
1600 M-Nick Bergen-5:03.14
4x100-Ross Armey, Lucas Cone, Steven Reinholt, Storm Stapleton-44.79
400 M-Chad Goon-53.27
300 H-Dylan Campbell-42.39
800 M-Tyler Houvener-2:02.75
200 M-Storm Stapleton-23.71
3200 M-Ellis Coon-9:52.82
Second Place Finishes:
200 M-Landan Perry-24.10
800 M-Ismael Calderon
300 H-Ross Armey-43.64
400 M-Riley Rhoades-53.79
1600 M-Ellis Coon-5:03.16
100 M-Lucas Cone-12.14
110 H-Ross Armey-17.46
Third Place Finishes:
110 H-Josh Malagon-19.95
200 M-Nick Light-24.91
JV Mile Winner-Nick Adams-4:50.73
LADY TIGER TENNIS
CONCORD CAPTURES NLC THRILLER
DUNLAP – The Warsaw Lady Tigers squad dropped a close matchup in NLC action at Concord on Tuesday, falling 3-2 to the Minutemen. Sarah Boyle captured a win at No. 2 singles and the No. 2 doubles team of Abbi Baum and Athena Schlitt were winners.
V: Concord 3, Warsaw 2
#1 Singles: Jenna Landis (C ) def. Jacqueline Sasso (W) 6-1, 6-0
#2 Singles: Sarah Boyle ( W ) def. Alexa Klopfenstein ( C ) 6-4, 6-0
#3 Singles: Holly Angel ( C ) def. Rachel Alexander ( W) 7-6 ( 7-4 ) , 6-3
#1 Doubles: Shannon Purcell & Mandy Meserve (C ) def. Camille Kerlin & Anna Hall ( W) 6-2, 6-2
#2 Doubles: Abbi Baum & Athena Schlitt (W) def. Michaela Searer & Alana Brubaker ( C ) 7-6 (7-2), 6-2
JV: Warsaw 8, Concord 2
#1 Singles: Mattie Doran (W) def. Sarah Wadsworth ( C) 6-0, 6-1
#2 Singles: Sydney Hartman (W) def. Lauren Koerting ( C ) 9-7
#3 Singles: Allisonn Murphy ( C ) def. Shelby Roberts ( W ) 8-5
#4 Singles: Danielle Straits ( W) def. Vanessa Forrest ( C) 8-3
#5 Singles: Sydney Peugh (W) def. Kaitlyn Kronemeyer ( C ) 8-0
#6 Singles: Maddie Mutchler (W) def. Kaitlyn Kronemeyer ( C) 8-3
#1 Doubles: Cali Cunningham & Katie Slabach ( C ) def. Rosie Fleming & Greer Smith (W) 7-5, 6-2
#2 Doubles: Jenn Katirs & Bonnie Wong ( W) def. Chlore O’Dell & Emma Westlake (C ) 8-5
#3 Doubles: Brooklyn Rummer & Abby Smith (W) def. Olivia Kauffman & Wendy McQueen (C ) 8-1
#4 Doubles: Amanda Hermann & Courtney Thompson (W) def. Chloe O’Dell & Emma Westlake (C ) 8-5
TIGERS DROP CLOSE NLC BATTLE
SYRACUSE – Warsaw dropped a 4-3 decision to Wawasee in a Northern Lakes Conference battle in Syracuse. Leading the offense was Justin Oberlin with 2 hits. The loss brings the Tiger’s record to 8-8 and 5-3 in the NLC.
The JV Tigers beat Wawasee 13-1. Winning on the mound was Marcello Rodriguez (2-1). Leading the Tiger offense was Rodriguez with 3 hits including 1 HR.
TUESDAY, May 6
TIGERS CLAIM JOE HARRIS SHOOTOUT
WARSAW – Will Petro and Jonny Hollar provided the one-two punch that carried Warsaw to a 3-stroke margin of victory over runner-up Plymouth in the Joe Harris Shootout at Rozella Ford Golf Course.
Petro’s 74 led the field, while Hollar was right behind with an impressive round of 75. Reid Cameron and Brandon Eckert both turned in an 81, while Ryan Cultice fired an 82 to lead the Tigers to a 311 score. The Warsaw Orange squad, led by Michael Jensen’s 87, took 8th place in the strong field of teams.
TEAM SCORES: Warsaw (Black) 311, Plymouth 314, Northwood 321, Wawasee 325, Canterbury 332, Triton 341, Rochester 356, Warsaw (Orange) 364, Wabash 400
Warsaw Black: Will Petro 74 medalist, Jonny Hollar 75 2nd place, Reid Cameron 81, Brandon Eckert 81, Ryan Cultice 82
Warsaw Orange: Michael Jensen 87, Luke Johnson 96, Tim Rata 89, Robbie Sullivan 96, Jacob foster 92
Individual: Josh Ahlersmeyer 84
LADY TIGER TENNIS
NORTHWOOD EDGES TIGERS
WARSAW – Sarah Boyle and Rachel Alexander captured wins at No. 2 and 3 singles respectively , but NorthWood emerged with a 3-2 win over Warsaw in the Northern Lakes Conference matchup at the Tiger Tennis Courts.
V: NorthWood 3, Warsaw 2
#1 Singles: Sydney Wysong (NW) def. Jacqueline Sasso (W) 6-0, 6-2
#2 Singes: Sarah Boyle (W) def. Mega Reed (NW) 6-4, 6-0
#3 Singles: Rachel Alexander (W) def. Hannah Walter (NW) 6-2, 6-3
#1 Doubles: Kennedy Walter & Tori Schwartz (NW) def. Camille Kerlin & Anna Hall (W) 6-2, 6-1
#2 Doubles: Alaina Donegan & Madison Sheline (NW) def. Abbi Baum & Athena Schlitt (W) 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
JV: Northwood 10 def. Warsaw 3
#1 Singles: Mattie Doran (W) def Kaitlyn Swihart (NW) 6-4, 6-4
#2 Singles: Taylor Luster (NW) def. Sydney Hartman (W) 8-4
#3 Singles: Shelby Roberts (W) def. Yadira Figueroa (NW) 8-1
#4 Singles: Audra Graber (NW) def. Sydney Peugh (W) 8-0
#5 Singles: Cheyanne Diamond (NW) def. Bonnie Wong (W) 8-4
#1 Doubles: Greer Smith & Rosalia Fleming (W) def. Mikayla Bley & Mama Rice (NW) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
#2 Doubles: Bailey Miller & Betsy Mikel (NW) def. Jenn Katris & Danielle Straits (W) 8-2
#3 Doubles: Laura Brubaker & Desirae Diamond (NW) def. Abby Smith & Sherry Wong (W) 8-7 (7-5)
#4 Doubles: Amanda Rhoade & Katie Troyer (NW) def. Brooklyn Rummer & Madison Mutchler (W) 8-6
#5 Doubles: Bailey Miller & Betsy Mikel (NW) def. Chelsey Farling & Courtney Thompson (W) 6-1
#6 Doubles: Taylor Luster & Yadira Figueroa (NW) def. Corinna Good & Amanda Hermann (W) 6-3
#7 Doubles: Audra Graber & Laura Brubaker (NW) def. Krista Metzger & Karissa Meyers (W) 4-0
#8 Doubles: Cheyanne Diamond & Desirae Diamond (NW) def. Katie Haeck & Alexis Ray (W) 4-0
TIGERS ROLL AT PLYMOUTH
PLYMOUTH – The Warsaw C-Team baseball squad earned a 14-1 5-inning victory at Plymouth. Blake Foreman was the winning pitcher as the Tigers moved to 3-1 for the season.
MONDAY, May 5
LADY TIGER TENNIS
TIGERS NOTCH WIN OVER HOMESTEAD
FORT WAYNE – With the match coming down to the wire in a 3-set battle on two courts, both matches went to the Tigers and Warsaw notched a 3-2 win at Homestead.
On the singles courts – Jacqueline Sasso overcame a tough second set to snatch a 6-2, 0-6, 6-4 win at the No1 Singles court, and Abbi Baum and Athena Schlitt captured a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win at No. 2 doubles to lift the Tigers to a 3-2 win over Homestead. Rachel Alexander took the third Tigers win at No. 3 singles.
V: Warsaw 3, Homestead 2
# 1 Singles: Jacqueline Sasso (W) def Jenay Andrews (H) 6-2, 0-6, 6-4
# 2 Singles: Andrea Stephens (H) def Rachel Boyle (W) 6-0, 6-3
# 3 Singles: Rachel Alexander (W) def Morgan Caudill (H) 6-1, 6-4
# 1Doubles: Annie Rumsby & Allie Nelson (H) def Anna Hall & Camille Kerlin (W) 6-3, 6-4
# 2 Doubles: Abbi Baum & Athena Schlitt (W) def Miranda Gidley & Katie Stephens (H) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
JV: Warsaw 10 def Homestead 2
1 Singles: Mattie Doran (W) def Lauren Ottinger (H) 8-3
2 Singles: Sydney Hartman (W) def Madeline Partee 8-5
3 Singles: Shelby Roberts (W) def Catlin Nycum (H) 8-3
4 Singles: Danielle Straits (W) def Maysa Millhouse (H) 8-1
1 Doubles: Mallory Bartel & Rosalia Fleming (W) def Amanda Keene & Sidney Connor (H) 8-6
2 Doubles: Gabby Meissner & Maddie Diettrich (H) def Greer Smith & Jenn Katris (W) 8-5
3 Doubles: Sydney Peugh & Bonnie Wong (W) def Allison Cattin & Nana Addo (H) 8-0
4 Doubles: Abby Smith & Sherry Wong (W) def Katia Clymer & Coriana Clymer (H) 6-0
5 Doubles: Brooklyn Rummer & Madison Mutchler (W) def Meredith Gray & MacKenzie Smith (H) 6-5 (7-3)
6 Doubles: Chelsey Farling & Courtney Thompson (W) def King & Fendt (H) 6-0
7 Doubles: Amanda Hermann & Corinna Good (W) Def Stanley & Laurde (H) 6-2
8 Doubles: Stokes & Jain (H) def Krista Metzger & Karisa Meyers (W) 6-4
LADY TIGER SOFTBALL
TIGERS OUTLAST MEMORIAL
WARSAW – The Warsaw Tigers picked up key RBI hits from Taylor Sleeth, Lauren Shaffner, and Kaleigh Speicher in an 8-6 victory in Northern Lakes Conference action.
In the JV matchup, Sarah Shoemaker belted a grand slam for the Tigers, however Memorial notched a 16-8 victory.
MEMORIAL HANDS TIGERS NLC SETBACK
ELKHART – The Warsaw Baseball Tigers lost to Elk. Mem. 4-2. The Tigers were limited to just one hit, and the loss drops Warsaw’s mark to 8-7 overall and 5-2 in the NLC.
The JV Tigers beat Elk. Mem. 6-0. Winning on the mound was Zach Witt (3-1). Leading the Tiger’s offense was Tommy Hickerson with 2 hits including a HR.