Braves win conference game on road
Brownstown Central scored twice in the third and sixth innings in defeating Corydon Central 4-1 in Thursday night’s Mid-Southern Conference softball game on the road.
The Braves (13-2, 4-1 MSC) outhit the Panthers 10-4. Jami Bryant, Kourtney Branaman and Maeleigh Tidd each had a single and a double. Tidd posted a team-high three RBI.
Branaman was sharp in the circle, striking out 11 and walking three in seven innings of work. The defense behind her also played error-free.
Brownstown blasts Warriors
Leading by four runs through five innings of Thursday’s Mid-Southern Conference baseball game, Brownstown Central unleashed on host Scottsburg and won 13-2.
The Braves scored four runs in the sixth and three runs in the seventh to help them improve to 7-4 overall and 2-2 in the MSC.
Brownstown finished with a 16-6 hitting advantage. Mitchell Grider extended his hot streak, going 5 for 5, including a double, with five RBI and two runs.
Collin DeHart was next with three hits and scored twice, and Ty Maxie had a single, a double and a team-high four runs. Sy Zickler also had two hits, and Zach McCory tallied a double, two runs and three RBI.
Tyler Lawson was the winning pitcher, striking out eight and not walking any in a seven-inning effort.
Cougars defeat Eagles
Parker Criswell and Cory Stuckwisch shot 4-over 39s to lead Trinity Lutheran’s boys golf team to a 162-182 win against host Jac-Cen-Del on Thursday at North Branch Golf Course.
Jac-Cen-Del’s Lucas Williams also shot 39 to make it a three-way tie for medalist.
Trinity’s next scorer was Chad Stuckwisch with 40, while Drew Royalty and Skyler Stahl turned in 44s.
Hornets compete in tri-meet at Orleans
Medora’s track and field athletes competed in a three-team meet Wednesday at Orleans.
For the boys, Bailey Pfeiffer finished with a pair of second-place finishes (12.6 in the 100-meter dash and 18-3 in the long jump), and he was fourth in the discus (71-4). Also placing second was Dave Goss in the shot put (38-9).
Matt Jones took third in the 1,600-meter run (5:56) and 800-meter run (2:36).
Medora’s only girl on the team, Jadelyn Dean, earned third place in the 300-meter hurdles (1:02) and 1,600 (7:13).
Other Thursday events postponed
Other high school sporting events involving Jackson County teams scheduled for Thursday night were postponed because of the weather.
They were Trinity Lutheran baseball with Jac-Cen-Del, Crothersville track and field with Rock Creek Academy, Seymour girls tennis at Madison, Seymour softball with Southwestern and Trinity Lutheran softball with Rising Sun.