Fall high school baseball league taking signups
Sharpsville – A fall baseball league for area high school players will be taking signups from July 26-31.
The league is for anyone who will be enrolled in high school this fall. The games will be played at Tri-Central on Sundays from Aug. 11 to Sept. 29.
Teams will be formed based on what positions players sign up for. Cost to play is $85, which includes a league t-shirt.
To register contact the league via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 765-437-8349.
Banush, Spargo help Wabash win state softball
ELKHART — Local players Ron Banush and Dave Spargo helped the Wabash Elite men’s fastpitch softball claim a state championship last weekend.
Wabash Elite went 5-0 to claim the title. Banush pitched the team to an 11-0 victory over the Anderson Cubs in the tournament opener, allowing just one hit while collecting 12 strikeouts.
After an 8-1 win over D.C. Current in the second game, Banush returned to the bump in Game 3 and helped Wabash Elite take a 9-0 victory, twirling his second one-hitter in as many outings. He fanned nine in the Game 3 victory.
Wabash Elite went on to defeat the Goshen Gators 5-1 in Game 4 before defeating D.C. Current 3-1 in the championship round.
Spargo went 8-for-15 at the plate in the tournament to aid the victory cause. Wabash Elite advances to the fastpitch nationals in Bowling Green, Ky. over Labor Day weekend.
White competes in PGA Jr. Series at Purdue
WEST LAFAYETTE — Western’s Tyler White shot a nine-over-par 81 in the final round of the PGA Junior Series tournament Wednesday at Purdue University’s Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.
White carded a seven-over 79 in Monday’s opening round. He backed that up with a 77 on Tuesday to give him a stroke total of 237 for the three-day tournament.
Qi Wen Wong of Singapore won the tournament with a three-day stroke total of 215.