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Sports News 5/2/19
 
 
Sports Signing
Gabriel Jones '19 has committed to play football at Anderson University in Indiana, a Division III school. Gabe plans to study Mechanical Engineering.
 
Track and Field: The track and field team hosted the PT Invite, an 11-way invitational, last Friday. The boys team placed 2nd overall while the girls team secured 6th place. Before the meet, track and field seniors were recognized as part of Senior Night festivities. Seniors include: Taylor Barnes, Tristan Bufkin, Ben Clifford, Gabe Jones, Alex Morgan, Taylee Nibbs, Milan Pasic, Gabe Perry, Ethan Piper, Jack Smith, and Brennan Wittler. Congratulations to our seniors on their many accomplishments throughout their high school careers. Below are athletes who placed top-3 in their event(s) on Friday:
 
  • Taylee Nibbs placed 1st in the 200, 400, and long jump
  • Gabe Perry placed 1st in the 100 and 2nd in the 200
  • Elijah Miller placed 1st in high jump
  • Gabe Jones placed 2nd in shot put and discus
  • Ben Clifford placed 2nd in the 1600
  • Jaden Seymour, Freddie Hoskins, Dylan Sciscoe, Ben Clifford placed 2nd in the 4x800
  • Alex Morgan placed 3rd in the 100
  • Elijah Miller, JC Glenn, Alex Morgan, Gabe Perry placed 3rd in the 4x100
  • JC Glenn placed 3rd in long jump
  • Brennan Wittler placed 3rd in shot put
 
Congratulations to the track team on their achievements! The team travels to Speedway tomorrow to participate in the ICC conference meet.
 
Boys Lacrosse: The young varsity boys lacrosse team sits at 4-4 after an exciting 11-9 victory at Southport on Friday night. Freshman and sophomore players are starting to step up and fill key roles on the field. Sophomore Charlie Rominger anchors the defense in goal, and senior captains Gavin Gershman and Logan Mobasser provide on-field leadership and strong two-way play. The team travels to Argos for a Friday night contest this week. Also, please mark your calendars to come out and support your senior boys lacrosse players as they will be honored on Senior Night, which will be held on Tuesday, 5/14, as the Panthers will host the Trojans from Center Grove High School.
 
Baseball: The baseball team is currently 7-5 on the season. They started off the season 5-2, then went on a 3-game losing streak. The Panthers responded well this past weekend as they participated in a four-team tournament at Wapahani High School. In opening round action, the Panthers took on the #5 ranked Raiders from Wapahani High School. The team jumped out early as senior Tommy Gallagher dropped a home run in the first inning, which sparked the team as they sprayed 12 hits throughout the next 7 innings. The team received outstanding pitching performances from junior Ben Rankin and freshmen Peter Dubie as they worked to shut down the potent offense of the Raiders. Junior Ian Krull led the team offensively driving in 5 runs on the game. The team then faced the Panthers from Knightstown High School in the championship. After jumping out to a 6-4 lead by the second inning the game was suspended due to rain. The team then picked up a big win this past Tuesday versus the Saints from Lutheran High School. The team got a strong pitching performance from sophomore CJ Richmond and held on to win 10-8. The team will be in action tomorrow evening as they host the Falcons from Perry Meridian High School in the opening round of the Marion County Tournament. Just a reminder to all fans that there will be a $6.00 admission charge for this contest. Also, please mark your calendar for Senior Night which will be held next Tuesday, 5/7, prior to the 7:00 p.m. game versus Monrovia.
 
Girls Lacrosse: The girls lacrosse team picked up two wins this past weekend at Memorial Field as they hosted the Indians from South Bend St. Joseph's and the Rebels from Roncalli High School. The team continues to embrace the challenges ahead and persevere, continuing to improve their game each week. Their resiliency and passion for the game has led them to continue improving on the small things that make a significant difference. The team will host the Warriors from Warren Central High School this evening at 5:30 p.m., which will also be Senior Night. Please come out and support the team along with the seniors this evening as the take on the Warriors. Go Panthers!
 
Crew: For those who want to come out, cheer on the team, and see the Park Tudor rowers in action, they will be at Eagle Creek this weekend when IRC will be hosting the Indianapolis Junior Sprints and Sculling Championship. The IRC team will also be rowing in the Midwest Scholastic Championship in Ohio the weekend of graduation. 
 
This past weekend, senior Jasper MacLean earned a gold medal in the men’s quad boat at the Dogwood Junior Championship Regatta in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Jasper’s team competed against more than 40 clubs from across the Midwest and Southeast. This is the same boat that qualified for nationals last year in Sacramento, CA. Sophomore Skylar MacLean was just accepted into the Penn AC rowing program for the second straight year and will be spending this summer with the team in Philadelphia.
 
Softball: Last Tuesday, the softball team had their first road game vs. Brebeuf. The Braves jumped out to an early 3-0 lead, but the Panthers rallied to tie the score with their at bat in the second inning. Brebeuf responded and won in 5 innings. Senior Rebecca Bamforth led the Panthers in hitting, going 2-2 on the evening. Senior Alissa Honigford relieved freshman Jose Lacy on the mound and retired three straight Braves. The Panthers will be honoring their seniors on May 13 prior to their 5:30 game; come out and support your PT senior softball players!
 
Boys Golf: The Panthers were in action on Monday, April 22 for the Marion County Tournament held at The Fort Golf Course. The team finished 3rd of 16 teams with a score of 326 behind champion Brebeuf (301) and runner-up Roncalli (322). PT was led by Sahvan Patel (77), Nels Surtani (78) and Ian Harris (79) who all placed in the top 10 individually and earned spots on the All County Tournament Team. The JV team competed in the Lafayette Jeff Booster Invitational on Saturday, April 27, finishing 14th in the 18 team field. Meyer Rothbaum led the way with 102, followed by Simon Rothbaum with a 104. The varsity and the JV teams competed against North Central on Tuesday, April 30 with the varsity team being defeated 163-173. The JV team was also defeated by North Central. Nels Surtani led all PT players with a score of 39. Please mark your calendars as Senior Night will be held on 5/16 at Woodwind Golf Course.
 
Girls Tennis: The PT girls tennis team continues to string together an impressive season. They were crowned champions of the Indiana Crossroads Conference again this year; the team lost only three games the entire day. Caroline Kittle had a “golden set” which means she did not lose a single point in an 8-game pro set! The following players were named to the 2019 ICC All Conference Team: 
#1 Singles:  Lauren Long
#2 Singles:  Jule Schulte
#3 Singles:  Caroline Kittle
#1 Doubles: Kitty Greenwalt/Sarah Klapper
#2 Doubles: Lauren Kittle/Ellie Sing
The team celebrated their seniors on Tuesday, April 30 as they faced #1 Cathedral. The team lost 3-2 but it was a wonderful night to honor our Seniors. The following players and their parents were recognized: Abby Anderson, Arya Bolla, Alexa Coble, Eda Devletsah, Kitty Greenwalt, Lily House, Sarah Klapper, Pemberton McGuire, Mary Moore, Ellie Sing, Gabriela Skovronsky, Addison Umlauf and Julia Waddles. Come out Friday to support the team as they take on the Eagles from Heritage Christian at 4:30. The team will then begin Marion County play next Monday, 5/6, as they travel to Perry Meridian to take on the Falcons.
 
Physical Exams and Forms for 2019-20
 
Students entering grades 6-12 who intend to participate in Park Tudor athletics must have a completed physical exam form and consent forms signed by a parent; both need to be submitted to the Athletics office before the first practice. The consent forms can be completed online, but you will need to print the IHSAA physical exam form and bring it your exam. Exams and forms completed after April 1, 2019 are eligible for the 2019-20 school year.