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May 18, 2014

Fountain Central doubles team surprises at WRC meet

DANVILLE — The start of the Wabash River Conference Tournament saw at least one surprise going into Monday’s final.

The unseeded doubles team of C.J. Bowman and Chynna Yager from Fountain Central made it to the semifinals and will take on Seeger’s Haley Bartlett and Kiersten Girdler on Monday at Fountain Central High School. The top-seeded team of Abby Moore and Jordan Lindquist of Fountain Central will take on Attica’s Chloe Spragg and Sarah Emerick in the other semfinal.

In singles, Seeger’s Miranda Synesael started her run for a second-straight WRC singles title and advanced to the semifinals. She will be taking on teammate Kiley Swisher in a semifinal while Fountain Central’s Clare McGrady will take on Covington’s Mackensey Sorrell.

All singles semifinalists are already named to the All-WRC team. For Synesael, this will be her third time, while McGrady and Sorrell will be in for the second time and Swisher in for the first time.

Monday’s semifinals and final will start at 4:30 p.m. EST.

PREP BASEBALL

Normal West 5-9, Danville 3-5

NORMAL — The Vikings had early leads in both games but were swept by Normal West.

Tristan Wolfe had two RBIs in the first game for Danville while Bryce Watkins scored two runs in the second game.

The Vikings are 6-20 and will play Mt. Zion on Tuesday.

Westville 13, Bismarck-Henning 2

BISMARCK — The Tigers had 10 hits as they scored in five innings in beating the Blue Devils.

Tanner Cox, Mark Strebin, Austin Millholland, Trsitan Flynn, Adam High and Tyler Dicken each had one RBI for Westville while Dicken and Aaron Marx each had two hits.

Michael Feeney and Dillion Strawser each had two hits for Bismarck-Henning while Strawser added a RBI.

The Blue Devils will play Oakwood in a Class 2A regional game on Monday while the Tigers will take on Tuscola in regional action at Paris on Wednesday.

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