MUNCIE — Kinsey Shannon had two first-place finishes. Elisa Parazzi had one.

Together they helped the Patriots take third.

Jay County High School’s girls track team placed third in the Muncie Central Relays on Saturday.

Yorktown scored 147.5 points for first place, with Delta totaling 128 points for second. Jay County ended with 118.5 points.

Shannon got a pair of sprint wins, finishing with a time of 12.81 seconds for the top spot in the 100-meter dash. She crossed the line in 1 minute, 2.32 seconds, for first place in the 400 dash. Parazzi cleared 5 feet, 4 inches, to win high jump.

Bralee VanSkyock, Natalie Wehrly, Makinsey Murphy and Cash Hollowell were runners-up in the 4x100 dash, while Shea Bailey, Natalie Miles, Murphy and Shannon took second in the 4x400 relay.

Wehrly (200 dash) and Miles (800 run) also finished in second place.



Assignments announced

INDIANAPOLIS — The IHSAA on Monday announced sectional alignments for six sports for the 2021-22 seasons.

The Patriots’ lose an opponent in one sport and gain one in another.

The Class 3A Sectional 24 girls basketball field will no longer have Winchester, which drops back down to Class 2A after its tournament success factor has run out. Sectional 24 will go back to a six-team sectional with Yorktown, Delta, New Castle, Hamilton Heights and Burris.

In volleyball, Class 2A state runner-up Wapahani moves up to Class 3A and joins the Sectional 24 field which includes Bellmont, Delta, Heritage, Burris and Norwell.

The sectional fields for boys basketball, football, boys soccer and girls soccer remain unchanged.



Patriots place fourth

WINCHESTER — The Jay County boys golf team placed fourth Saturday in the Winchester Invitational at Winchester Golf Club.

Noblesville won the 13-team tournament with its score of 307. Jay County totaled 352 points for fourth.

Griffin Mann, a senior, was the Patriots’ top golfer with his round of 86, edging teammate Caleb DeRome by one stroke.

Kyle Sanders shot 89 for third on the team, and Brock DeHoff completed the team score with a score of 90.

Simon Pryor also competed, but his 95 did not factor into the team score.



Girls fall, 4-1

FRANKTON — The No. 1 doubles team picked up the only win for the Jay County girls tennis team as it fell 4-1 to the Frankton Eagles on Monday.

Madison Dirksen and Rachel Muhlenkamp got a 2-6, 7-6 (7-2) 6-2 victory in their No. 1 doubles match, while the No. 1 doubles team of Lilly Hedges and Holly Hemmelgarn fell 6-0, 4-6, 6-4.

At No. 1 singles, Grace Brewster lost 6-1, 6-3, Lyric Garringer dropped a 6-4, 6-2 match at No. 2 singles, and Brenna Haines made her varsity debut and fell 6-2, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.

Courtney Benter (8-4), Kierston Blunk (8-0) and Heaven Hambrock (8-0) all had junior varsity singles wins.



Patriots walk off

A wild pitch and an error gave the Patriots a walk-off win, 13-12, over the Southern Wells Raiders on Friday night.

After Southern Wells scored three runs in the top of the seventh to tie the score, Dominick Newsome reached on a fielder’s choice in the home half of the seventh inning for the Patriots (4-4). Christian Runkle got hit by a pitch. Then with Kenny Carducci at the plate, a passed ball and an error allowed Newsome to score the game-winning run.

Ryne Goldsworthy led the Patriot offense with two hits, including a double, and an RBI. Conner Specht also doubled and knocked in a run. Tavin Wasson finished with a single and three RBIs, as Runkle and Carducci each had a hit.