Local sports roundup – May 12

SOFTBALL

Scottsburg rallies to top Cougars

SEYMOUR — Scottsburg’s softball team rallied for six runs in the top of the fifth inning to defeat Trinity Lutheran 7-6 on the Cougars’ diamond.

The Cougars held a 5-1 lead after two innings and added a run in the fourth before Scottsburg had its big inning.

Cougars senior Natalie Plofkin pitched the first five innings and allowed eight hits, she walked three and had nine strikeouts while giving up seven runs.

Both teams had eight hits while junior Taylor Reynolds and senior Katelyn Wright had two hits and two RBIs to lead the the Cougars’ offense.

Sophomore Kirstin Hoene also had two hits, and freshman Jodi Goecker had a hit and scored two runs for the Cougars.

The Cougars are 11-5.

Columbus North blanks Braves

BROWNSTOWN — The Brownstown Central softball team produced five hits, but no runs, in a 3-0 loss to Columbus North on Monday.

North opened the game with a run in the first and tacked on a pair in the fifth while holding the Braves scoreless.

Jami Bryant was the losing pitcher on the mound for the Braves throwing two strikeouts, eight hits and no walks in four and one-third innings.

Brooke Ebbing, Bailey Bonebright, Bryant, Beth Wayman and Maeleigh Tidd each had singles for the Braves on the day.

With the loss, the Braves moved to 15-7.

GIRLS TENNIS

Hornets sting Cougars

SEYMOUR — The Trinity Lutheran girls tennis team fell to Henryville 3-2 on Monday.

At No. 2 singles, Aurora Willman picked up a 6-2, 6-0 victory.

The duo of Maddie Lucas an Courtney Barker picked up the other Cougars win at No. 2 doubles 6-1, 6-4.

Following the loss, the Cougars dropped to 1-9.

BASEBALL

Braves win makeup game

SALEM — Coming off a pair of victories from Saturday, the Brownstown Central baseball team stayed hot with a 7-4 win at Salem on Monday in a Mid-Southern Conference makeup game.

The Braves’ Tyler Lawson pitched six innings on the mound for the win with nine strikeouts, 10 hits, no walks and four runs.

Senior Cole Borden and freshman Sy Zickler each hit a home run for the Braves while Ty Maxie, Zach McCory and Austin Green finished with two singles each.

Borden also added a double on the evening as he finished with three RBIs to lead the Braves (14-6).