Tucker Waddups and Deven Smith each had a single in leading Pioneer. Peyton Smith had a sacrifice for an RBI. Deven Smith was the losing pitcher. He pitched the first three innings, allowing two earned runs.
Carroll 10, Winamac 6
The Cougars topped the Warriors in Winamac.
Levi Schultz led the Warriors (0-1) at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a double, triple and two RBIs. Jeremy Bentle went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Maverick Schultz went 1-for-3 with a triple and RBI.
J.T. Garnett got the start and allowed three runs in 3 1/3 innings before he was removed due to a blister. Jeremy Bentle relieved and allowed two earned runs in 3 2/3.
The Warriors trailed 7-6 entering the seventh but allowed three unearned runs in the top of the frame. They also allowed two unearned runs in the first.
The Warriors travel to Pioneer Saturday to open MWC play.
Winamac 102, West Central 21
Winamac opened its season by dominating in winning 11 individual events, and Warrior coach Jeff Beach knows there is a lot of room for improvement.
“We are not in track shape yet,” Beach said. “We were anxious to get the season underway and see where we were with times on several of our runners. It was encouraging to see how we performed, but we are still not in track shape.”
Zach Markley led Winamac as a quadruple winner, and Kyle Collins was a triple winner. Markley won in the 100-meter dash, 200 dash, 400 run and high jump. Collins was tops in the 800 run, 1,600 run and 3,200 run.
Other winners for the Warriors were Zen Zupin (300 hurdles), Parker Fox (long jump), Dalton Button (shot put) and Brent Howard (discus).
Caston 80.5, North White 60.5, Faith Christian 14
The Comets took charge by winning 11 of the 15 events.
Caston’s Andrew Smith led the way as a quadruple winner. Seth Cousins and Santiago Henderson were triple winners, and Quentin Douglass and Dalton Daily were double winners. Smith won in the 100-meter dash (:11.5), 200 dash (:24.6) and long jump (18-0). Cousins was tops in the 1,600 run (5:26) and 3,200 run (10:26). Henderson took first in the 800 run (2:24.7). Douglass came home in first in the high jump (5-4), and Daily won in the 400 run (1:00.7). Also, Dawson Oliver won in the 110 hurdles (:19.4).