Local sports roundup – April 26


Cougars forfeit two games

Trinity Lutheran’s softball team has been forced to forfeit Saturday’s second game against New Washington and Monday’s contest versus Oldenburg Academy.

An ineligible player competed in both games for the Cougars.

Trinity’s Hannah Deaton threw nine strikeouts without giving up a score in what was a 6-0 win against Oldenburg Academy on Monday, though the win was forfeited.

The Cougars got on the board in the first when Taylor Reynolds hit a double to center field to score Deaton.

Deaton tripled to right field, and Reynolds followed with another double to put the Cougars up 3-0 in the bottom of the third.

The Cougars’ offense kept rolling in the third, as Amanda Wright hit an RBI single and Sami Newmister blasted an RBI double.

A final run for the Cougars game in the bottom of the sixth, when Morgan Gabbard doubled to right field to push Savannah Harweger across the plate.

Trinity outhit Oldenburg 9-8 in the contest, and both teams had two errors.

Today, the Cougars (4-7) will host West Washington.

Boys golf

Owls fall to Cubs

The Seymour golf team finished 12 strokes behind Madison’s team score of 160 in a dual meet at Shadwood Golf Course on Monday.

Owls senior Brady Marshall and the Cubs’ Chris Baron tied for medalist with 38s.

Keaton Simpson carded 41, Tyler Bullard 45, Jake Silence 48, Dusty Wetzel and Charlie Galyen 51, and Noah Beaty 55.

Braves win tri-meet at Westwood


The Brownstown Central boys golf team carded a 169 to edge Scottsburg (170) and Austin (197) on Monday at Westwood Golf Course.

Case Carter, of Austin, was medalist with 49.

Hunter Browning led the Braves with a 40, Jackson Wagner carded a 41 and Brayton Hattabaugh shot 45.

The Braves’ Lute Lahrman finished with 49 along with teammate Mike Boshears.


Tigers win first game


Crothersville’s baseball team rallied for two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to edge Columbus Christian 14-13 for its first win of the season Monday.

Columbus had a 10-0 lead before the Tigers scored six runs in the bottom of the third, then scored six runs in the next three innings to tie the game at 12 all.

Logan Collins walked with the bases loaded in the eighth to force in Jesse Fink with the winning run.

The Tigers pounded out 14 hits with Codi McDonald, Fink, Trevor Peters and Jamie Buxton getting two each. Buxton had three RBI, while Tyler Peters and Jonathan Ritz both drove in two runs, and Fink scored three runs.

Trevor Peters was the winning pitcher, going four innings with 10 strikeouts, and he only allowed one earned run.

The Tigers (1-7) will host New Washington on Wednesday.