High school sports results from Thursday, May 16, include notable baseball, softball, girls' tennis, boys' golf, and track and field events. In baseball, Fairfield clinched the NECC title with a decisive 21-4 win over West Noble. In softball, Fairfield narrowly beat West Noble 2-1. Northridge and NorthWood swept their girls' tennis sectional matches. In boys' golf, Plymouth bested Northridge and NorthWood. Full track and field results are available online.

By the Numbers
  • Fairfield Baseball: 21 runs on 11 hits, 7 errors by West Noble
  • Goshen Softball: 13-0 win, 10 different RedHawks recorded hits
  • Boys' Golf at Pretty Lake GC: Conner Hochstetler and Easton Tapia medaled with a 34
Yes, But

Despite Westview baseball's strong season, their 5-4 loss to Eastside ended hopes for a conference crown share. Additionally, NorthWood baseball's late-game struggles nearly cost them a win, highlighting areas for improvement as they move forward.

State of Play
  • Fairfield Baseball clinched sole NECC Title
  • Westview Girls' Tennis advances to regional play
  • Northridge and NorthWood excel in sectional competitions
What's Next

Attention shifts to upcoming sectional and regional championships, with Fairfield and Westview teams gearing up for tennis regionals. Baseball and softball teams will prepare for playoff match-ups, while track and field event results will shape state qualification rounds.

Bottom Line

Fairfield teams are peaking at the right time, dominating across multiple sports, while other schools like Westview and NorthWood show strengths but face critical performance gaps. Upcoming post-season events will test these teams' abilities to capitalize on regular-season successes.