Local sports roundup – April 13

Girls tennis

Seymour sweeps past Scottsburg

SCOTTSBURG — The Seymour girls tennis team didn’t drop a set in a 5-0 win at Scottsburg on Tuesday.Seymour’s Emma Wood won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles against Alexa Howser while Hallie Crenshaw defeated Leah Hunefeld 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2.

After winning a close first set 8-6 in a tiebreaker, Megan Baurle took control in the second by closing with a 6-1 win over Eliza Mount 6-1 at No. 3 singles.

The No. 1 doubles team of Lindsey Hume and Addie Rudge topped the Warriors’ Jayla Helton and Lindsey Boswell 6-3, 6-1 while the tandem of Kelli Armes and Katie O’Mara won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 against Kinley Harmon and Paige Crites.

The Owls (2-0) host Columbus East on Thursday.

Henryville bests Brownstown

HENRYVILLE — The Brownstown Central tennis team fell to Henryville 4-1 on Tuesday.Miranda McCluskey picked up the Braves’ lone victory at No. 3 singles, defeating Kayla Hedrick 6-1, 6-2.

At No. 1 singles Laken Reynolds dropped a close match with Sarah Johnson 3-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Cassidy Mull topped the Braves’ Claudia Sibrel 7-6, 6-2 for the No. 2 singles spot.

The No. 1 doubles team of Jordan Trowbridge and Bridget Hall lost 6-3, 7-5 and the duo of Jenny Runge and Maddy Jones fell 6-3, 7-5.

Boys golf

Franklin tops Seymour at Hillview

FRANKLIN — Franklin Community edged Seymour 164-173 at Hillview Country Club on Tuesday.The Cubs’ Javan Johnson shot a 36 to claim medalist.

Sophomore Keaton Simpson led Seymour with a 37.

Brady Marshall and Tyler Bullard each carded 43s on the afternoon.

The Owls’ Ben Everage totaled 50 and Jake Silence rounded out the scoring with a 53.

The Owls play Saturday at St. Anne’s in the Jennings County Invitational.

Softball

Brownstown Central falls at Salem

SALEM — Despite taking a lead early, and outhitting the opposition 6-3, the Brownstown Central softball team couldn’t hold on in a 4-1 loss at Salem on Tuesday.In the top of the first, Leah Stidam hit a line-drive single to right field to score Beth Wayman.

The fifth inning saw the Lions’ Olivia Steward hit a two-run homer to center field to take the lead.

A Braves error allowed another run in the inning, and the Lions’ Alaina Davidson homered to left field in the sixth to seal the win.

In the circle, Jami Bryant threw six strikeouts in the loss.

The Braves (0-5) host Austin on Thursday.