Track and Field: The track and field team hosted the PT Invitational last Friday. Both boys and girls teams won the meet (out of 14 schools) and our athletes achieved 16 first-place finishes:
Jasiah Rogers – 100, 4x100
Jonathan Harris – 200, 400, 4x100
Dan Mukhin – 3200, 4x800
DJ Gordon – 4x100
Elijah Miller – 4x100, Long Jump
Sam Mulvey – 4x800
Sean Gregg – 4x800
Spencer Hughes – 4x800
Colina Miroff – 100, 200, 4x100
Gretchen Farley – 800, 4x100, 4x400
Sophia Kennedy – 1600, 3200, 4x800
Dejanae Butler – 4x100
Jenny Walker – 4x100
Isabella Wilburn – 4x400, 4x800, Long Jump
Dominae Butler – 4x400
Gracie Whitacre – 4x400
Abby Moyers – 4x800
Sara Hartman – 4x800
The track and field team has a JV meet this Friday at Heritage Christian at 5:00 p.m. and will host the PAAC conference meet on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
Baseball: The baseball team went 2-1 over the weekend as they defeated Muncie Burris and Knightstown; however, they were defeated their final game of the weekend, losing to the Raiders from Wapahani. The team picked up another win on Tuesday hosting the Eagles from Heritage Christian. Behind the arms of junior Peter Dubie and senior Johnny Gallagher, the Panthers rallied late to pick up a 5-4 win. The team is currently 10-4 as they head into the Marion County Tournament. The Panthers will host the Sparkplugs from Speedway High School this Friday at 5:30 p.m. for Spirit Night; come out and cheer on your Panthers!
Softball: The softball team suffered their first loss last Friday against Greenwood Christian Academy. While the team rallied in the last inning thanks to doubles from Halle Shelt and Lauren Lindsey, it was not enough to overtake Greenwood's ace pitcher. The team will take the field again on Friday at 5:30 vs. Franklin Central in the first round of the Marion County Tournament during Spirit Night. Be there to root on the team this Friday!
Boys Golf: The varsity team played in the Marion County Tournament on April 26 and was led by Ian Harris with a score of 83. The varsity team has been off since then, but will play Brebeuf today and compete at the North Central Invitational this Saturday, 5/8. The JV team had an invitational in Lafayette on May 1 and finished 11th out of 18 teams. They were led by Teddy Kramer with an 87 and Van Smith with a 90. The Panther golf team will be back in action next week on Monday and Tuesday.
Girls Tennis: The girls tennis team has been hampered by unpredictable spring weather, with rainouts of their planned matches vs. Lawrence Central and Cathedral. However, the JV team was able to compete in a doubles-only tournament, winning the event by defeating Brebeuf, North Central and Zionsville. Congratulations to our competing players: Isabella Alaimo, Sruthi Devarapalli, Lizzie Fisher, Zoe Green, Sophia Kirschner, Pooja Krishnan, Abby Langer, Kate McDonald, Katie Pavlack, Ria Tandra and Natalie Whitacre. PT's freshman and sophomore players took on Bishop Chatard on Monday at home. While the team lost 3-2, it was a great chance for new players to compete for the first time. The PAAC conference tournament will be Saturday here at Park Tudor.
Boys Lacrosse: The boys lacrosse team starts a three-game home stand on Friday, hosting Argos at 7:00 p.m. for Senior Night as part of Spirit Night. The team’s four members of the class of 2021 are midfielders Jack Button and Gavin Murphy, goalie Charlie Rominger, and attack man Tate Surtani. The team then hosts Whiteland at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 and finishes the year’s home schedule with a 6:00 p.m. Friday face off against the Eastside Crusaders from Scecina.
Girls Lacrosse: The girls lacrosse team had a tough week, losing a close conference game to Chatard on April 29, 12-14. Lucy Crossin led with 6 goals followed by Margaret McLain with 5. Lucy, Margaret & freshman Abbie Grace Tobias led in ground balls with two each. On Saturday, the team played two teams from Evansville - North and Memorial. After beating North 16-15 in a close, intense two-hour bout, the team played Memorial 45 minutes later in an equally intense matchup, eventually losing 13-15. On Tuesday night, after honoring the influential PT educators in their lives, the team battled Westfield to overtime, losing 14-15. Scoring was led by Lucy Crossin with 8 and Margaret McClain with 5. Senior Sara Hartman and freshman Lilly Harris had 3 and 4 ground balls respectively. Senior Lily Freihofer had 3 assists. The team will play North Central on Friday night, which is also Spirit Night and Senior Night; come out and salute the seniors!