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Abbie Grace Lee of Bishop Dwenger hits a backhand against Elly Rutkowski of North Side in No. 1 singles at the Concordia tennis sectional Thursday.
High schools

Wawasee receiver headed to Ball State

Wawasee junior receiver Clayton Cook is the latest northeast Indiana football player to commit to Ball State.

“When I visited their spring football practice I was really impressed with the facilities and the coaching staff,” Cook wrote in a text message Thursday. “I also like the campus.”

The 6-foot-2, 185-pound Cook led the Warriors to a 5-5 record last year with 45 receptions for 780 yards and nine touchdowns.

Cook joins Concordia quarterback David Morrison and New Haven receiver Jordan Hogue as recent additions to the Cardinals’ program.


CONCORDIA SECTIONAL: Concordia and Bishop Dwenger advanced to the championship round. The Cadets knocked out South Side 4-1, led by Madison Nichols and Satomi Masaki, who won at No. 1 and No. 2 singles.

Dwenger blanked North Side 5-0, getting singles victories from Abbie Grace Lee, Claire Roberts and Kristen Jasinski.

HOMESTEAD SECTIONAL: Canterbury swept Homestead 5-0 to win the title. Leah Barnes, Chelsea HImes and Ava Vanhelfteren won in singles.

CARROLL SECTIONAL: Leo and Carroll advanced to the championship with 5-0 victories. The Lions knocked out Blackhawk Christian, and the Chargers eliminated Northrop.

NORWELL SECTIONAL: Adams Central and Huntington North advanced to the championship round. Huntington North beat Bellmont 4-1, sweeping both doubles matches, and Adams Central beat South Adams 4-1, also sweeping both doubles matches.

Boys track

WAYNE SECTIONAL: Homestead put up 137 points to win the title over host Wayne, which finished with 108. John Lark (200), Tyler Koteskey (1600), Jordan Davis (300 hurdles), Skyler Mikesell (800), Brayden Law (3200) and the 1,600 relay all won for the Spartans.

ANGOLA SECTIONAL: Lakeland dominated with 143 points, easily outdistancing runner-up West Noble, which finished with 90. East Noble (73) was third and DeKalb (65) fourth.

Zach Roebel of Fremont won the 100 and 200, and Evan Garretson of Lakeland the shot put and discus. Lakeland also won the 400 and 1,600 relays.