Northview's Austin Schutte and Kyle Kumpf warm up before a match this week.
The Northview golf team is beginning to hit stride at exactly the right time as they snapped a six-match losing streak over their brutal schedule by defeating visiting Bloomington North 136-143 on Thursday night.
Eric Trusler led the way with a career best score of 32, three-under par.
Trusler put together a hot opening stretch beginning on Hole No. 2 when he ripped off a birdie, eagle, par, birdie group that put him in position for an excellent round.
Jared Freeman also posted a below-par round with his 33. Tyler Akers registered an even par 35 and Devin Whittington rounded out the scoring for Northview with his 36.
Shawn Toddy and Brett Headley led Bloomington North with even par 35's.
The win gets Northview on track for this weekend's WIC golf meet at Salt Creek Golf Course in Brown County on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Sullivan 5, Northview 0
Northview's hopes of a WIC title took a serious blow on Thursday evening when they were shut out 5-0 in a road match with Sullivan.
In singles play, Amy Robbins was defeated 3-6, 0-6 by Lindsey Lisman while Brooke Yocom fell to Paige Van Der Griff 4-6, 0-6. Lacy Emery fell 2-6, 1-6 to Kendra Howard.
In doubles, Katie Trout and Megan Love were defeated 1-6, 4-6 by Jenna Petty and Natalie Davis and Suzanne Deal and Heather Palmer, 1-6, 4-6.
The junior varsity team had a 4-3 edge in their matches versus the Golden Arrows.
Trace Hassler won her match in a tiebreak, 9-8 (7-5) over Sara McKain and Madason Stevenson and Ramey Hayes won 8-3 over Rachel Catlin and Kim Power. Stephanie Clark and Brittney Spugnardi also won with a score of 8-6 over Ally McLaughlin and Holly Benson.
The Knights will face West Vigo for second place in the conference this evening at home beginning at 5 p.m.