LAS VEGAS — Fueled by a 6-under-par 65 in his third round, Adam Schenk had his best PGA finish of the 2019-20 season Sunday, tying for 18th place at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Schenk shot 15-under for the tournament, with rounds of 66, 69 and 69 the other three days. The finish allowed him to move up from 88th to 57th in the FedExCup standings. He earned $75,377 for the tournament and increased his yearly earnings to $108,157.
Kevin Na defeated Patrick Cantlay on the second hole in a sudden-death playoff. Both completed 72 holes in 23-under.
Schenk plays again Oct. 17 in Korea at the CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES.
North Daviess clips
ELNORA — North Daviess didn't allow South Knox's volleyball team any momentum, defeating the Spartans, 25-19, 25-18, 25-21, Monday.
Hannah Ivers hit 16 kills, two aces and 13 digs for the Spartans (9-16); Hallie Kirk five kills, two digs; Savannah Benjamin four kills, four digs; Bailey Kempfer three kills; Leah Ellermann two aces, seven digs; Lauren Loudermilk 20 assists, five digs; Mallory Obermeyer 12 digs; Kaylee Parrish six assists, two digs; and Lanea Holscher two digs
Last Friday, Shoals broke a 1-1 tie with a tight third-set win and took out visiting South Knox, 25-14, 24-26, 26-24, 25-14, in a Blue Chip Conference match.
Ivers hit 15 kills and 22 digs for the Spartans (1-4 Blue Chip); Ellermann four kills, 20 digs; Kirk two kills, 20 digs; Kempfer two kills, 12 digs; Loudermilk 12 assists, 13 digs; Parrish seven assists, five digs; and Benjamin two digs.
The junior varsity lost, 25-20, 25-16. Kaitlyn Williams had five kills; Daphne Kinnett four kills; Rachel Stearns five digs; Every Dodd four digs, four assists; Grace Worstell four assists; Kaitlyn Beard, and Jenesis McClure and Marissa Duckworth two digs.
The Spartans host Class A No. 3 Loogootee at 6 p.m. today.
Salukis enjoy big
win at homecoming
BRIDGEPORT, Ill. — Gannon Gaither and Gavin Volkman were running a football version of a two-man relay, each scoring three touchdowns as Red Hill pounded Oblong, 40-0, for homecoming.
Gaither scored on runs of 22 and 3 yards and provided a 63-yard punt return for the Salukis (1-5). Volkman tallied on runs of 11, 2 and 1 yards. Red Hill roared to a 34-0 halftime lead and scoring five minutes into the third quarter forced a running clock, per an IHSA rule for a 40-point lead.
Oblong (0-5), which co-ops with Palestine-Hutsonville, was limited to two first downs and 45 yards, while being flagged for 85 yards.
The Salukis are at Marshall at 7 p.m. CDT Friday.
SKMS runners 3rd,
10th at state meet
CARMEL — South Knox's boys placed third and the girls 10th at the middle school state cross country meet Saturday.
West Lafayette was the boys winner with 116, while the Spartans (152-3) had 150. Samuel Singleton placed 21st in 10:53; Draven Garner 23rd, 10:58; Zach Woolard 24th, 10:59; Ezra Anson 27th, 11:00; and Layne Hays 55th, 11:24. The junior varsity placed first, with Isaac Singleton leading the way in 10th, 11:33.
West Noble took the girls race with 58, and South Knox (115-15) had 127. Aubrey Nowaskie earned all-state honors with an 11th-place time of 11:31. Addelyn Kehl was 31st, 12:03; Abby Cunningham 128th, 13:00; Ella Like 133rd, 13:03; and Alli Hayden 163rd, 13:19.
Clark 7th volleyball
gains county crown
Clark captured the seventh-grade county volleyball tournament Saturday at South Knox, collecting a trio of three-set wins.
The Alices defeated North Knox, 22-25, 25-21, 15-8; Rivet, 19-25, 25-15, 15-10; and South Knox, 18-25, 25-20, 15-5.
Addy Alton produced 13 points, 10 aces, 13 kills for Clark; Matti Collins 10 points, seven aces, 17 assists, seven kills, two digs; Kahre McCrary eight points, nine aces, 12 kills, eight digs; Kate Jones seven points, five kills; Addi Connor six points, four aces, six assists, two kills, four digs; Olivia Wehrman six points, four aces; Amya Woodall four points, three aces, six digs; and Brooklyn Tredway two kills.
South Knox (9-6) went 1-2, defeating North Knox, 25-16, 20-25, 15-12, but losing to Rivet, 25-16, 25-20. Bren Hill had 25 points, five aces, six kills; Meg Obermeyer 22 points, seven aces, two kills; Lauren Keyes 11 points, two aces, three kills; Grace Arnold 10 points; Korrine Barnhart five points; Grace Carie four points, five kills, 13 assists; Caroline Beard three points, two aces; and Rayce Cates, Alex Sutton two points.
North Knox also went 1-2, edging Rivet, 19-25, 25-23, 15-13. Alex McKinley had 24 points, 11 aces, 18 assists, 24 kills, Brynna Collins 17 points, 10 aces, 17 assists, 13 kills; Javen Miller 14 points, five aces, two assists, eight kills; and Ally Crist seven points.