Escamilla shines at Franklin

Escamilla shines at Franklin

Franklin’s Dany Escamilla tied the match with Earlham 1-1 with a goal at the 86:54 mark and then assisted on the winning goal in overtme (96:35) to give the Grizzlies (1-5) their first victory. He has scored two of Franklin’s four goals this season and has one of two of the team’s assists.


Wayne Vaughn started at center for Manchester  (0-5, 0-3) in a 22-16 loss to Defiance.


Hutchinson Community College (15-3) defeated Dodge City. C.C. 82-50, Northwest Kansas Technical College 71-52, and Seward County C.C. 78-76. Cherrelle Newsom played a total of 30 minutes in the three wins and had three rebounds, eight assists, and two turnovers. She was 0 for 9 from the field and  0 for 6 from behind the arc.


Michigan State (15-13, 9-11) lost 86-80 in overtime to UCLA in an NCAA tournament play-in game. Aaron Henry had 16 points (6 for 12, 2 for 3, 2 for 2), five rebounds, seven assists, one steal, one blocked shot, and four turnovers in 42 minutes for the Spartans.

Miami, Ohio’s  Josh Brewer has entered the transfer portal.


Ian Deiters won 7-6, 6-3 at No. 5 singles and lost 6-4 at No. 1 doublers for Bellarmine in a 5-2 loss to Lipscomb.


Central Methodist won two against Mid American Nazarene. Isaiah Davis pinch ran for CMU in both games and scored one run.

Logan Butrum pitched one inning for Wabash (7-5) in an 11-9 defeat of Trine and gave up two hits, one walk, and two runs.


 Franklin placed fourth of 12 at the Mount St. Joseph Spring Invitational. Robert Turner was fourth for the Grizzlies and 36th of 79 overall with scores of 77-78-155.


Rose-Hulman’s Tyler Speitel, competing in his school’s Early Bird Invitational, placed 11th of 31 in the 800 (2:04.61) and 18th of 38 in the 1500 (4:23.88). Wabash’s Tyler Campbell was second of 19 in the shot put (45-2 ½) and second of 19 in the discus (135-11). Franklin’s Corbin Lee was 36th of 38 in the 1500 (5:04.55).