Grant County Roundup August 11-17


Playing in their first golf match of the season on Thursday, the Eastbrook Panthers started the 2020 campaign on the right foot, defeating the Bluffton Tigers by a score of 210-214.

Abbie Cansler finished with the low score for Eastbrook, firing a 44.

On Saturday at the Wabash Invitational, the Panthers finished in 6th place with a team score of 449. No individual scores were reported.


The Madison-Grant Argylls picked up their third victory of season this past Wednesday, compiling a team score of 213 against the Kokomo Wildkats.

Abbie Hostetler finished as the low Argyll for the second straight match, firing a 49 for Madison-Grant.

The Argylls put together another great round at the Wabash Invitational on Saturday, finishing in third place overall with a team score of 416. Abbie Hostetler finished with the low for Madison-Grant, firing a 99.

Against Wes-Del on Monday, the Argylls’ strong play continued as they picked up their fourth triumph of the season with a 192-271 victory over the Warriors.

Hostetler again finished as the Argylls’ low scorer, firing a 43.


While the team did not post a team score against North Miami, both Bayley and Savannah Grieve continued their solid start to the season for the Marion Giants.

Against the Warriors, Savannah was the low golfer for the Giants, firing a 53, while Bayley finished with a 55.

At the Lapel Invitational on Saturday morning, Savannah finished with a personal best performance, firing a 49 on both the front and back nine for a 98. Bayley was second on the Giants with a 112.

Also on Saturday, the Giants’ boys and girls cross country opened their season at the Norwell Invitational with both teams finishing in 10th place.

On the boys side, Jonathon Reynolds finished in 24th place overall with a time at 20:43.8, while Molley Steenbergh led the girls with a 30th place finish in 24:59.7.


In their third match of the season on Thursday, the Mississinewa Indians lost their second straight dual contest, falling to the Daleville Broncos 208-226.

However, the Indians bounced back on Friday in Elwood, winning their first tri-meet of the season against Wes-Del and Elwood 221-226-231.

Maggie LaBarr finished as the co-medalist for the Indians, firing a 44.

At the Wabash Invitational on Saturday, Mississinewa took home fourth place honors, collecting a team score of 437. Individual scores were not made available.

The Indians’ boys tennis team began their season on Monday and started off their 2020 campaign on the right foot, defeating the Bluffton Tigers by score of 4-1.

John Oliver won at No. 1 singles 6-4, 6-2, Ethan Sample was victorious at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-1, Hayden Rowley picked up a 6-4, 6-0 triumph at No. 3 singles, and the Riley Fuqua/Ryan Scott tandem picked up their first win of the season with a 6-1, 6-0 victory at No. 1 doubles.

Oak Hill

In their second dual contest of the young 2020 season, the Oak Hill Golden Eagles came away with another victory this past Tuesday, defeating the Northfield Norse by a score of 196-209.

Hope Mygrant put together another tremendous round of golf for the Golden Eagles, medaling with a 41.

After picking up another win against Marion at Meshingomesia on Wednesday (see story), the Golden Eagles ended their second week of competition with a first place finish, winning the Wabash Invitational at the Honeywell Golf Course.

Hope Mygrant finished as the individual champion with a score of 81, while Holly Gillespie fired a 94 to finish tied for third.

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