Westville, Marquette girls draw
Riley Lindsey's goal in the 73rd minute erased a 3-2 deficit and enabled Marquette to earn a 3-3 draw at Westville on Saturday. Lindsey had a pair of goals while Janaya Blakely also made her way into the scoring column.
Freshman keeper Sydney Burroughs kept the Blackhawks off the scoreboard over the final 44-plus minutes, accounting for 25 saves in the process.
Despite competing with just nine players in the second half, Marquette finally broke through with less than eight minutes to play when Maddie Rowley fed Lindsey for the match-tying goal.
Chloe Fortune, Grace Shebel and Kaylee Bowley scored for Westville with Bowley and Mia Francis picking up assists. Maddie Stark made nine saves.
Adams edges LP
A penalty kick in the dying minutes of the first half accounted for the only goal in South Bend Adams' 1-0 boys soccer win over La Porte on Saturday.
Bigfoot 5k Trail Run today
Crazy Legs Race Series presents the Bigfoot 5k Trail Run at 9 a.m. today at Bluhm County Park in Westville. See if you can find Bigfoot as he or she roams the course. Anyone who gets a picture or video of Bigfoot with their phone and shows it to the organizers at the end of the race will be entered in a special raffle for a chance to win prizes. All runners receive a winter hat. The course can be muddy, wet or dry depending on the weather. There’ll be one creek crossing near the end of the race. Sign up online at https://raceroster.com/events/2019/21394/bigfoot-5k-trail-run.
K of C Soccer Challenge Sept. 29
The Knights of Columbus of St. Michael Council in La Porte will hold its annual Soccer Challenge Sept. 29 at the YMCA soccer fields on Andrew Ave. The event is open to boys and girls ages 9 to 14. Registration will take place from noon to 12:30 with the competition lasting until 3. Birth certificates are required.
Pumpkin Festival Run/Walk Oct. 5
The 21st Annual Pumpkin Festival Run, sponsored by Westville Tri Kappa, is set for Oct. 5. Registration is at 7 a.m. in the Westville High School parking lot with the 5K Run and 5K Walk set to begin at 8. These events are for adults. A kids race will be held at Prairie Meadow Park (Birch Field 1) at 1 p.m. Applications may be picked up at area sports clubs and sport shops. For information, contact Jane Bachman at 219-898-3077 or email@example.com, or go to www.westvillepumpkinfestival.com.