Local sports roundup – May 6


Owls keep on winning


The Seymour girls tennis team dominated Bedford North Lawrence 5-0 on Tuesday.

The Owls (13-2) have now won 11 matches 5-0, and are ranked No. 25 in the state in recent polling. In district 8, Columbus North is the only team above the Owls.

At No. 1 singles, Julia Adam made quick work of Amanda Hearth in a 6-0, 6-0 win.

Sophomore Hallie Crenshaw picked up a 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 singles against Hope Martin and Owls senior Kennedy Richart defeated Jessica Goedde 6-0, 6-1.

The senior tandem of Karen Dringenburg and Emma Wood dropped the Stars’ Nicole Backherms and Sierra Crane 6-2, 6-0.

A final Owls point went to the No. 2 doubles duo of junior Lindsey Hume and sophomore Megan Baurle, as they topped Kyla Addison and Victoria Holt 6-2, 6-1.


Braves outlast Orleans


The Brownstown Central baseball team broke a 5-5 tie in the bottom of the 13th inning to come away with a victory against Orleans on Tuesday.

Braves sophomore Carson Lambring bunted on a squeeze-play to bring in senior Cole Borden to take the win.

Junior Austin Green finished as the winning pitcher for the Braves in eight innings on the mound.

Tomorrow, the Braves (10-6) host Corydon Central in a Mid-Southern Conference matchup.

Owls roll to victory


Janzen Bloom hit a grand slam home run and drove in six runs to lead the Seymour baseball team to a 12-2 win Tuesday afternoon at Borden.

Bloom hit his grand slam in the second inning to give the Owls a 4-0 lead.

Keenan Bohall had a two-run home run in the fifth inning.

The Owls had 12 hits with Mitchell Moore getting a single and two doubles, and Seth Stuckwisch had two singles.

Ryan Wieneke pitched the first five innings and allowed three hits, one run and struck out three.

The Owls are 11-5 and will play host to No. 2 ranked Floyd Central at American Legion Field on Thursday.

Tigers fall at Pekin


The Crothersville baseball team fell 18-0 in a three inning game Tuesday.

Pekin scored eight runs in the first and 10 in the second before the game was called off.

Tigers freshman Seth Anderson finished as the losing pitcher, in just ⅔ of an inning, with two hits, two walks and seven runs.

A lone single came from sophomore Codi MacDonald in the second inning.

With the loss, the Tigers drop to 0-10 on the season.


Criswell claims medal


Trinity Lutheran’s Parker Criswell is playing at the top of his game.

The Cougars senior notched his third-straight medalist honor Tuesday as the Cougars defeat-ed Hauser 171-185 at Clifty Creek.

Both Cory Stuckwisch and Drew Royalty came in next for the Cougars shooting a pair of 43’s.

Jonathan Keith and Skylar Stahl rounded-out the scoring with 45 and 46 strokes.

Other Cougars scores included Chad Stuckwich’s 47, Noah Criswell’s 56 and Clayton Pottsmidt’s total of 49.

Saturday, the Cougars (12-1) will return to Columbus to compete at the Hauser Invitational.


Panthers blank Owls


Jennings County’s softball team scored two runs in the bottom of the first inning and defeated Seymour 8-0 on Tuesday afternoon.

The Owls managed only three singles, two by Emily Bobb and one by Baylee Robinson.

Faith Laiz pitched for the Owls and gave up 10 hits, she walked six and didn’t strike out any.

The Owls fall to 8-6 with the loss.