Grott earns honor for Blazers, who finish 1-2
Ryleigh Grott tallied 15 kills in three matches en route to All-Tournament Team accolades at Saturday's VCA Invite in Valparaiso. The Blazers went 1-2, defeating River Forest 25-20, 25-21, after falling to Illiana Christian, 25-17, 25-13 and Kouts, 25-10, 25-15. Grott earned 10 kills in Marquette's win over the Ingots. Freshman Kennedy Oselka added four kills in that match, and Ally McConnell, Sara Molina and Jenna Kirby had two aces apiece. Kirby added a team-high seven assists, and McConnell led the Blazers (11-10) with six digs. McConnell also posted a team-best nine digs versus Illiana Christian. Freshman Diana Fields recorded seven digs in the last two matches of the day.
Cougars boys tennis routs Marian
New Prairie’s boys tennis team blanked Mishawaka Marian 5-0 on the road on Saturday. Nick Boyd prevailed 6-1, 7-5 at No. 1 singles for the Cougars (13-3), and at No. 2 singles, Jacob Hannon cruised 6-0, 6-0. Nathan Middlebrook won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 3 singles, and Josh Ferrell/Colten Kitchen rolled 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles. At No. 2 doubles, Wreese Hemphill/Haydon Houser won 6-1, 6-3. New Prairie's JV was victorious 1-0.
LP frosh volleyball match dropped
La Porte's freshman volleyball home match versus Merrillville on Oct. 3 won't be played.
Valley Hills offers rates, tourneys
Valley Hills Golf Course in Rolling Prairie is offering a student rate of $5 every day until the end of the year for anyone in grade school, high school or college. Anyone wanting to set up a night golf tournament can call the course at 219-778-2823 with their information.