Buchanan knocks off Edwardsburg soccer team

Published 6:46 am Friday, April 16, 2004

By Staff
The Buchanan varsity soccer team earned a 3-1 win over Edwardsburg Tuesday night.
The host Eddies took an early 1-0 lead when Rebecca Mondich scored off an assist from Keri Dolan.
The Bucks, however, responded with three unanswered goals to earn the victory.
Natalie Barclay started the run for Buchanan with a penalty-kick goal in the 36th minute. Lindsay Xavier scored the go-ahead goal in the 53rd minute and Barclay's second goal rounded out the scoring in the 73rd minute.
Buchanan hosts St. Joseph Friday night at 6 p.m. Edwardsburg hosts Bridgman Thursday at 5 p.m.
First half
E – Rebecca Mondich (Keri Dolan) 27th minute
Second half
B – Natalie Barclay (penalty kick) 36th minute
B – Lindsay Xavier (unassisted) 53rd minute
B – Natalie Barclay (unassisted) 73rd minute
The Edwardsburg varsity baseball team captured the championship of the Bronson Tournament Saturday.
The Eddies defeated Lakeland Conference foe Brandywine in the championship game, 12-11 in nine innings.
Edwardsburg jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first innings, but the Bobcats erased that lead with four runs in the top of the third.
Edwardsburg regained a 5-4 advantage with a pair of runs in the bottom of the third.
Brandywine exploded for five runs in the top of the fourth inning to take a 9-5 lead. It took the Eddies four innings to catch up and tie the game at 10 runs apiece in the bottom of the seventh.
The Bobcats scored once in the top of the ninth inning but Edwardsburg managed two runs in the bottom of the inning to capture the championship.
Matt Wieger led Brandywine's offense effort in the title game with four hits, including a triple. Aaron Holy added three hits while Casey Udell, Billy Syrette and Josh Dickeson each had two hits. Syrette hit his first home run of the season while Udell and Dickeson each doubled.
Kory Bridges (1-2) took the loss after coming on in the seventh inning.
Nathan Peak earned the pitching victory for the Eddies. Peak, Jon Muff, Anthony Peak and Jimmy Archambault each hit a double for Edwardsburg in the championship game.
No further results from the tournament were available at press time.