May 22, 2024 at 2:23 p.m.

Jay swept in regional opener

NOBLESVILLE — The Patriots made it to the regional tournament for the fourth year in a row.

After switching to a different regional, they were hoping for some different luck, but still couldn’t make it out of the opener.

Jay County High School’s girls tennis team got swept 5-0 on Tuesday by the No. 21 Delta Eagles in the opening round of the IHSAA regional tournament hosted by Noblesville.

Along with the team getting swept, the Patriots (9-7) got swept at two positions. In singles play, Maggie Dillon fell to Elizabeth Bamidele 6-0, 6-0, in the No. 3 singles match.

No. 1 doubles duo Meredith Dirksen and Sophia Sprunger also failed to claim a game. Kaite Manor and Kelsey Vest claimed the match 6-0, 6-0 for the Eagles.

Brenna Bailey put up the strongest fight out of the No. 2 singles position. She took three games from Brylee Beckley, but ultimately fell 6-1, 6-2.

Both of Jay County’s other positions only took one game.

Gabby Knight ended Brenna Haines’ career with a 6-0, 6-1 victory in the No. 1 singles contest, preventing Haines from moving on as an individual.

Alexa Bratton and Rowan Hinds also handed Zion Beiswanger and Lucie Henneaux a 6-0, 6-1 loss in the No. 2 doubles match.

JC shoots low

The Jay County boys golf team ran away with first place against Randolph Southern and Union City at Portland Golf Club on Tuesday.

The Patriots finished with 178 strokes, while both UCHS and RSHS failed to keep it under 200. Union City ended as the runner up with 212 strokes, while Randolph Southern rounded out the match at 220.

Caleb DeRome led the way for Jay County (8-2), but all five golfers shot under 50. His 40 strokes earned him the title of match medalist.

Gage Sims finished just one stroke more than DeRome with a 41.

Cody DeHoff shot a 48, while Luke Fugiett and Liam Garringer rounded out the team score with 49s.

Keller leads

Williams Auto Parts took down Matt’s Garage 11-7 in Portland Junior League Rookie baseball on Tuesday.

Tobe Keller led the way for Williams Auto Parts with a triple and two doubles that drove in three runs. He also scored two runs.

Keller had no shortage of support as eight other players collected hits and either scored a run or drove one in. Boone Locke had the second-highest production with two doubles, a single and two RBIs.

Graham Peterson and Duke Armstrong powered Matt’s Garage’s offense. Peterson smashed a home run and a triple for two RBIs and two runs, while Armstrong added three doubles and two runs.

Game tied

PG14 and Optimist finished in a 5-5 tie on Tuesday in Portland Junior League Willie Mays baseball.

Beckham Hough led PG14’s offense with a triple, a single and an RBI.

Eli Homan and Blake Jellison both added an RBI while going 1-for-1 at the plate with a single and two walks.

The trio also managed the game on the mound, collecting 12 strikeouts through six innings.

Bryce VanSkyock brought some pop with his bat for Optimist. He smacked a triple and a double to earn two RBIs.

Oaklin Blunk, Cash Reynolds and VanSkyock manned the bump for Optimist, striking out 15 batters in the game.

Cook’s wins

Cook’s Nursery defeated POET Bioprocessing 15-7 in Portland Junior League Rookie baseball on Tuesday.

Kayden Alberson and Trey Hirschey went 4-for-4 and found themselves scoring four runs each. Both players blasted home runs, while Alberson smashed a triple and two doubles and Hirschey collected a double and two singles.

Stephen Robbins and Brantley Sager both added three hits for Cook’s Nursery as well.

POET was led by Nolan Homan with a double and three singles. He also scored two runs.

Jaxon Alred played a supporting role with three hits.

Offense soars

Wings and Rings fell to Optimist 24-22 in Portland Junior League Rookie softball on Tuesday.

Three players went 5-for-5 from the plate for Wings and Rings. Maitlynn Castillo, Hayden Guggenbiller, and Maddie Theurer each found hits in every plate appearance. Guggenbiller scored after four of her five hits.

Nora Stultz and Charlee Taylor went 4-for-5 and scored four runs.




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