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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 11:10 pm

High schools

South Adams softball headed back to semistate


The third-ranked South Adams softball team is returning to the Class 2A semistate after beating No. 5 Bremen 5-3 in a regional game Tuesday in Berne.

The Starfires will face No. 10 Whitko, which beat Winamac 5-4 in another regional, at 1 p.m. Saturday at the LaVille Semistate. 

South Adams (20-2) lost 9-0 to Madison-Grant in the semistate championship game a year ago. The Wildcats (23-5) are playing in their first-ever semistate. 

Against Bremen on Tuesday, Katelin Augsburger struck out 12 batters to lead the Starfires.


WAWASEE 5, CONCORDIA 0: Megan Fretz gave up just one hit as the visiting Warriors earned a trip to the semistate by beating the SAC champion Cadets. 

Wawasee (25-3) will play South Bend St. Joseph at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Twin Lakes Semistate. 

The Warriors' Ale Brito scored two runs against Concordia (19-8).

BELLMONT 6, TIPTON 2: Audrey Blackmore knocked in four runs as the visiting Braves beat the Blue Devils in a regional game.

No. 9 Bellmont (20-1) will play top-ranked Kankakee Valley at 11 a.m. Saturday at Twin Lakes. 

Boys golf

HOMESTEAD 295, BISHOP DWENGER 309, CANTERBURY 311, BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN 383: The Spartans won a tune-up to Friday's sectional against three other postseason competitors at Chestnut Hills.

Garrett Willis led Homestead with a 70, finishing as the medalist. Canterbury's Michael Brothers was second with a 71. 

HAWK INVITE: Carroll won the team title at the first Hawk Invite with a 311 at Noble Hawk. 

Leo was second with a 328, while Triton was third with a 353, Garrett fourth with a 383 and Lawrence Central fifth with a 448.

The Chargers' Xavier Walden had a 73 for medalist honors, while teammate Cam Boyce was second with a 75.