Local sports roundup – April 15

Baseball

Owls manage 2 hits in loss

Jeffersonville defeated Seymour 10-1 at American Legion Field on Thursday.

The Red Devils held a 7-0 lead before the Owls scored their run in the fourth inning. Janzen Bloom walked with the bases loaded to force in Jorge Vega.

The Red Devils, ranked No. 4 in Class 4A, collected 12 hits off three Seymour pitchers.

Satoshi Hirose had both hits for the Owls, who fell to 3-4.

Brownstown tops Pekin

BROWNSTOWN

The Brownstown Central baseball team took a 5-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back en route to an 8-2 victory against visiting Eastern (Pekin) on Thursday.

In the fourth, fifth and six innings the Braves tallied a run apiece.

Eastern scored their pair of runs in the fifth inning.

Austin Green had a home run with two RBIs for the Braves, while Sy Zickler had a pair of singles and double with two RBIs.

Tyler Lawson (1-0) went the distance on the mound with six strikeouts while giving up one earned run on seven hits.

Brownstown outhit the Musketeers 15-7 in the contest.

The Braves (2-2) will host Paoli on Saturday.

Girls tennis

Braves fall to Austin

AUSTIN

The Brownstown Central girls tennis team fell to Austin 4-1 on Thursday.

A lone win came for the Braves at No. 2 doubles as Sydney Cockerham and Brooklyn Wingler took the first set 6-2 over Macy Baker and Lily Humphries.

With the Braves leading 3-2 in the second set, the Eagles were forced to forfeit the match.

The Braves dropped to 1-3 on the season.

Cougars sweep Waldron

WALDRON

Trinity Lutheran dominated Waldron from the start to roll to a 5-0 win on the Mohawks’ courts.

The Cougars won the first set 6-0 at all five positions, and Leah Stuckwisch and Kelley Adams also won their second set 6-0 at No. 2 doubles. Olivia Benter and Lauren Voss were 6-1 winners in their second set at No. 1 doubles.

In singles, Aurora Willman at No. 1 and Courtney Barker at No. 2 lost only two games in their second sets, while Abby Schult won her second set 6-3 at No. 3 singles as the Cougars improved to 2-3.

Softball

Braves pick up 1st win

BROWNSTOWN

The Brownstown Central softball team scored 11 runs in the first inning en route to a 17-3, five-inning win against Austin on Thursday.

In the contest, the Braves used the most of their six total hits by piling up 15 RBIs.

Jami Bryant led the Brownstown attack with four RBIs on two hits while Leah Stidam added a double.

Beth Wayman scored four of the Braves’ runs.

Bryant got the win in the circle, throwing six strikeouts while giving up three hits and a walk.

The Braves (1-5) will play at the Edgewood Invitational on Saturday.

Indy Lutheran tops Trinity

INDIANAPOLIS

Despite out-hitting Indianapolis Lutheran 6-5, the Trinity Lutheran softball team fell 2-1 on Thursday.

Trailing 2-0 in the seventh, the Cougars’ Taylor Russell hit a sacrifice fly to score Savannah Harweger to score the lone run.

Morgan Gabbard pitched six innings with eight strikeouts while giving up five hits for the Cougars.

Saturday, the Cougars (3-2) will compete in the New Albany Invitational.

Tigers drop SAC contest

CROTHERSVILLE

New Washington built up a 6-0 lead through five innings of play and defeated Crothersville 10-2 in a Southern Athletic Conference game on the Tigers’ diamond.

The Tigers scored both of their runs in the bottom of the sixth with Carlee Persinger and Marissa Carter driving in the runs. Carter had two hits and Persinger had a double as the Mustangs outhit the Tigers 15-3.

The Tigers (0-4, 0-2 SAC) were hurt by eight errors.

Persinger went the distance on the mound and had five strike outs while walking one.