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ROUNDUP: Valley players cited on All-State basketball squads

Feb. 29—Several Wabash Valley players are included on the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association/Franciscan Health all-state teams released this week.

No Valley players are on the Supreme 15 senior team, although Plainfield's Payton Benge and Indian Creek's Faith Wiseman are on it. The Supreme 15 underclass team is also without Valley names.

The Large School All-State team for seniors has no Valley representation, but Linton's Bradie Chambers and Sydney Jerrells and Eastern Greene's Keylee Hudson are on the Small School All-State team for seniors.

Plainfield freshman Hannah Menser is on the Large School All-State underclass team and North Central's Jalyn Davidson and Parke Heritage's Emma Simpson are on the Small School All-State underclass team.

The underclass honorable-mention lists include Brynlee Clarke of Northview, Lily Graves of Franklin Central, Shelby Seay of North Central, Berkeley Williams of Plainfield and Jacie Wilson of Sullivan.

College swimming

—Engineer competes at nationals — Rose-Hulman's Vineet Ranade will compete in the 200 freestyle, the 200 individual medley and the 200 breaststroke at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving National Championships at Greensboro, N.C., March 20-23.

College softball

—Rose-Hulman sweeps — At Melbourne, Fla., Rose-Hulman defeated Grove City 5-3 and Houghton 8-3 on Thursday.

Aubrey Smith had a two-run triple and earned the save in the circle against Grove City, while Jessica Newsom had an RBI double and Kayla Schnippel an RBI single.

A two-run single by Katelyn Sarvis and a 6.1-inning pitching performance by Phoebe Worstell were keys to the second win.

Rose completes its spring trip with two games Friday.

College baseball

—Rose-Hulman 8, Moravian 7 — At Auburndale, Fla., Colton Brown had an RBI double and a two-run single as the Engineers won in 10 innings on Wednesday.

Tyler Otroszko's triple drove in the winning run for the Engineers.

—Rose-Hulman splits — At Melbourne, Fla., the Engineers wrapped up their spring trip with a doubleheader against Alma and Grove City. The team suffered a loss to Alma with a score of 5-0, and defeated Grove City with a final of 2-0. This puts the team at 6-4 overall this season.

In the first game against Alma, Rose-Hulman struggled to get going offensively. The Scots put together a flurry of hits to take the lead after scoring four runs in the top of the second.

The Engineers continued to stall on offense finishing the game with only two hits. Audrey Theuring was credited the loss in the circle pitching 2.0 innings with three strikeouts.

In the second game against Grove City, Phoebe Worstell led the team to a victory in the circle. Worstell pitched 7.0 innings with five strikeouts and didn't allow a hit until the final inning.

Aubrey Smith scored on a single by Kayla Schnippel to give Rose the lead in the top of the first. Caledonia Coleman put another run on the board after a a single by Jessica Newsom in the seventh to increase the lead.

Worstell shut down the Wolverines comeback attempt in the final inning ending the game on a strikeout to seal the victory.

The Engineers will return home to host Greenville in their home opener, a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday, March 9.

College tennis

—Rose teams lose twice — Rose-Hulman tennis teams lost a pair of close matches, the men falling 5-4 to Division II Davenport on Wednesday and the women nipped 4-3 by Warner on Thursday.

Ervin Perkowski improved to 6-0 at singles and teamed with Grant Paradowski for a doubles win, and Chris Lian also won in both singles and doubles (with Owen Reynolds) for the men's team, 5-2 going into a match Thursday with Warner.

Brooke Carpenter got a walkover win and Camille Clark and Wynne Aldrich also won in singles for the women in their last match on the trip.