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High Schools

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    Alli Ousley’s double with two outs scored Meghan Fretz in the bottom of the seventh to lift host Wawasee to a 6-5 softball win over Manchester on Friday.It was Ousley’s second double of the game.
  • State golf finalist leads Knights
    East Noble picked up a 157-169 golf victory over Bellmont at Noble Hawk on Thursday with two players showing why they reached the state tournament last year.
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    Through three innings, Carroll’s Katy Guebard had given up a short single, had struck out five of 10 batters and was in control of the Garrett hitters. So what did she do while her teammates were batting?

Homestead girls win soccer sectional title

– Homestead girls soccer earned a sectional championship at home against Huntington North with a 4-0 win Thursday.

The Spartans, who are the No. 16 team in Class 2A, outscored opponents 13-0 in two rounds of sectional play. The Vikings got to the championship game after a 2-0 win against Columbia City but could not put a shot on goal against Homestead.

Girls soccer

BELLMONT 3, WAYNE 0: Sophomore Bailey Beery had two goals as the Braves advanced past the Generals to the championship game in the Norwell Sectional.

SOUTH SIDE 1, NORWELL 0: Alicia Moreno’s game-winner came in the first half, and the Archers held on to set up an 11 a.m. championship game Saturday against Bellmont.

CONCORDIA 1, HERITAGE 0: Rachel Widenhofer put the game-winner in during the second half for the Cadets, who will face Bishop Luers at 1 p.m. Saturday for the sectional championship.

BISHOP LUERS 4, BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN 1: Annie Whitman’s hat trick kept her senior season alive as the Knights advanced over the Braves. Luers, the No. 3 team in Class A, will face No. 20 Concordia on the Knights’ home field in the title matchup.

Boys soccer

BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN 7, MANCHESTER 0: Aaron Jones had a hat trick to lead the Braves past the Squires in the opening-round sectional game. Blackhawk Christian will play Concordia at 7 p.m. Saturday for the sectional championship.

CONCORDIA 9, WHITKO 0: Charles Fisher had four assists and a goal, and Joshua Hillery had a hat trick to lead a dominant Cadets performance in the sectional semifinal at Blackhawk Christian.

HERITAGE 3, SOUTH ADAMS 0: Senior Aaron Horne had a goal and both assists in the sectional win against the Starfires. The Patriots face Bishop Luers at 11 a.m. Saturday in the sectional title game.


ADAMS CENTRAL 3, HERITAGE 1: The Flying Jets, fresh off a three-set win against Leo, got the best of a long battle with the Patriots to win the ACAC Tournament. Adams Central took down Heritage 24-26, 25-13, 25-19. Abby Snyder had seven kills, 10 digs and a pair of aces in the championship game.

BELLMONT 3, COLUMBIA CITY 0: Holly Hankenson had 15 kills, 11 digs and two blocks as the Braves remained undefeated in the NHC.

FAIRFIELD 3, CHURUBUSCO 0: Fairfield’s Haley Brown had eight aces, seven kills and a block for the Falcons.