Valley sports briefs: Benn, Stiles, Bowers combine for 11 hits in win over Wabash
Boys golf drives past Caston, N. Miami in home opener
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Tippecanoe Valley 13, Wabash 3 (5 innings, Wednesday): Corinna Stiles had two singles,
a triple and a homer and three RBIs, and Brittany Benn had four hits and four RBIs for the visiting Lady Vikings in a win over Wabash in their Three Rivers Conference opener Wednesday.
Abby Bowers contributed three hits and four runs scored for Valley, who rallied from a 2-0 deficit after one inning.
Mackaylie Costello had a hit and an RBI, and Macy Kirchenstien had a hit.
Valley did not strike out.
Kirchenstien also pitched a five-hitter with one walk and six strikeouts. Two of the runs she allowed were unearned.
Valley 13, Wabash 3 (5 innings)
Valley 051 34 – 13 13 1
Wabash 200 01 – 3 6 3
WP – Macy Kirchenstien (5 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K)
LP – French (5 IP, 13 H, 13 R, 7 ER, 3 BB, 0 K)
2B – C. France (WAB)
3B – Corinna Stiles (TV)
HR – Corinna Stiles (TV)
Tippecanoe Valley 188, Caston 228, North Miami 244 (Thursday): Valley won a three-way home match at Round Barn Golf Club at Mill Creek Thursday over Caston and North Miami.
Valley scores were not made available to RTC.
Tippecanoe Valley takes 5th at Marquette Invitational (Saturday): The Tippecanoe Valley boys golf team shot a 362 and finished fifth in the 15-team field at the Marquette Catholic Invitational at Briar Leaf Golf Club in LaPorte.
Valley individual scores were not provided to RTC.
Culver Academy 174, Rochester 191, Tippecanoe Valley 200 (April 14): Valley finished third in a three-way match to Culver Academy and Rochester at the Academy Course on April 14.
Greg Miller led Valley with a 46, Branson McBrier had a 47, Ethan Young carded a 50, Elijah Love had a 57, and Gavin Grossman had a 61.
at Academy Course April 14
CULVER ACADEMY (174): Larese 41, Hart 41, Sullivan 44, Collins 48, (Lee 49)
ROCHESTER (191): Dryden Vance 46, Drew Strasser 48, Robert Bozzo 48, Wesley Meadows 49, (Noah Riffle 51)
TIPPECANOE VALLEY (200): Greg Miller 46, Branson McBrier 47, Ethan Young 50, Elijah Love 57, (Gavin Grossman 61)