Braves pick up 10th win
The Brownstown Central softball team picked up their 10th win of the season following a 12-2 victory against Scottsburg on Thursday.
Braves senior Kourtney Branaman picked up the win on the mound for the Braves, in five innings, throwing 10 strikeouts, while giving up two runs.
On the evening, the Braves compiled 15 hits.
Junior Katelyn Gray had a tremendous day at the plate hitting two doubles, a single and amassing five RBI.
The Braves (10-1) will host Orleans tonight.
Cougars pounce on South Ripley
The Trinity Lutheran softball team scored seven runs in the first inning, and didn’t look back in a 18-0 win at South Ripley on Thursday.
Cougars junior Taylor Reynolds hit two doubles for five RBIs.
Senior Natalie Plofkin added a double and single for three RBIs and Liz Hill’s two singles brought three runners in.
Kaitlyn Wright, a Cougars senior, picked up the win on the mound with six strikeouts, one hit and one walk in five innings.
The Cougars (6-2) will return to action in a double-header at New Washington tomorrow.
Tigers compete at Clifty Creek
The Crothersville golf team faced Columbus Christian at Clifty Creek on Thursday.
With just three players, the Tigers wouldn’t score as a team.
The Tigers’ Tyler Luedeman shot a 49, Parker Adams finished at 53 and Conner Adams amassed 67.
Columbus’ Nick Bridgewater finished medalist at 38.
TRACK AND FIELD
Cougars boys, girls finish on top
The Trinity Lutheran boys and girls track teams placed first in a four-way meet with Milan, Jac-Cen-Del and Shawe Memorial on Thursday.
Trinity’s girls scored 111 points to second place Milan (46).
Sophomore Hailley Peters claimed first in both the long and high jump on the afternoon while senior Angi Bergstedt took the 100- and 200-meter dashes.
All of the Trinity girls relay teams took gold, Molly Crenshaw notched first in the 3,200 and Miranda Murphy took gold in the 300 hurdles.
Maddie Pearce also picked up a victory for the Cougars in the 100 hurdles.
On the boys side, the Cougars 115 points were enough to beat out second place Milan’s 58.
The boys were highlighted with a 1-4 finish in both the discus and shotput.
Seth Patterson claimed first in the 110 hurdles, Avery Schwipps garnered gold in the 100-meter dash and Keegan Rebber was in the top spot for the 400 and high jump.
Luke Onken and Nikolai Haak both claimed first in the 1,600 tying with a time of 5:07.
Haak also placed first in the 3,200.
Tigers girls win three-way
The Crothersville girls track team amassed 62 points to Southwestern’s 48, and New Washington’s 39, to win a three-way track meet on Thursday.
Sophomore Katrina Christian got first in the 200 with a time of 27.22 and 100 in 12.87.
Junior Isabel Kannegiesser got firs tin the 300 hurdles in 59:47 while senior Becca Hensley took the 100 hurdles in 18.53.
The Tigers placed first in the 400, 1,600 and 3,200 relays.