Cougars rally, fall to Jac-Cen-Del
Trailing 7-2 after five innings, Trinity Lutheran tallied five runs in the sixth inning at Jac-Cen-Del to tie the game.
Despite the late comeback, the Cougars gave up a run in the bottom of the seventh to fall 8-7 on Friday.
The Cougars tallied a pair of runs in the first inning before giving up four in the third.
Trinity had nine hits to the Eagles’ 12 on the evening while compiling four errors.
Jake Moore had two singles along with teammate Jake Vondielingen for the Cougars.
Vondielingen and Chandler Reynolds, who also hit a double, each had two RBIs.
The Cougars had three different pitchers on the mound, with Sam Crick taking the loss.
Today, the Cougars (9-3) head to Indianapolis Lutheran.
Track and field
Braves, Cougars take on Salem Invitational
The Brownstown Central and Trinity Lutheran track and field teams represented in fields of eight at the Salem Invitational on Thursday.
Brownstown won both sides of the event, while Trinity placed seventh in girls and boys competitions.
On the girls’ side, freshman Brooklyn Snodgrass won the 100 by posting a school record time of 12.5.
Snodgrass also finished second in the 200 (27.3) and third for the long jump (15-½).
Czarina Agpalza got first in the pole vault and teammate Mallory Nierman was third for the Braves. Both jumped 6-6.
In the throwing events, BC’s Trentity Vaught placed second in discus (116-1) and third for shot put (32-3½).
Hailley Peters led Trinity’s scoring with a first place finish in the long jump, leaping 16-4.
Peters also got third in the high jump at 5-2.
The Braves amassed seven first place finishes for the boys events.
Joe Barnes won the shot put and discus, throwing 48-1 and 150-4 respectively for the Braves.
The Braves’ Jake McCullough won the 1,600 in 4:23.2 and Harlan Deaton clocked 2:09 in the 800 to take home a blue ribbon.
At the pole vault, Brownstown’s Jacob Bollinger cleared 13-0 for the top spot.
With at time of 8:36.2, the Braves’ 4×800 team crossed the finish first.
Freshman AJ Goecker picked up a first place finish for the Cougars in the 3,200 timing 9:40.8.
Another Trinity first went to Matt McKay in the 110 hurdles (16.3).
Braves top Corydon, fall to Silver Creek
Brownstown Central team edged Corydon Central 3-2 on Thursday in a Mid-Southern Conference matchup.
At No. 1 singles, Laken Reynolds defeated the Panthers’ Jenna Price 6-2, 6-2.
Miranda McCuskey picked up a win at No. 3 singles for the Braves, downing Sara hastings 6-4, 6-1.
The Braves’ No. 2 doubles team of Brooklyn Wingler and Sydney Cockerham beat Annabel Kopp and Amber Whittington 6-4, 6-1.
On Friday, the Braves played a makeup match with Silver Creek and lost 3-2.
McCluskey picked up a 1-6, 7-5, 6-0 marathon win against the Dragon’s Elaine Slavik at No. 3 singles.
In the No. 2 singles spot, Claudia Sibrel defeated Meghan Voigt 6-2, 6-4.
The Braves are 3-6 on the season.