Local sports roundup – August 24


Owls earn first win of season


Anchored by wins in all three of their singles spots, the Seymour boys tennis team defeated Shelbyville 4-1 on Tuesday.

At No. 1 singles, Owls senior Alex Berry made quick work of Evan Phares in a 6-0, 6-1 win.

Seymour junior Ty McCory won a tough first set 7-5 before sweeping the second 6-0 against Luke Foltz.

In the No. 3 singles spot, sophomore Adam Berry came away with a 6-1, 6-0 win against JT Uhels.

The Owls’ No. 1 doubles team of Grant Handloer and Johnny Rennekamp picked up the lone doubles win by defeating Luke Asher and Connor Phelps 6-3, 6-2.

Jonathan Valasquez and Sam Schmidt won the second set against the Golden Bears’ Peyton McQueen and Bryce Asher 6-4 after dropping the first 6-1, but they couldn’t rally as they fell 6-2 in the closing set.

Seymour (1-2) will play at Jennings County on Thursday.

Braves defeat Edinburgh


The Brownstown Central boys tennis team defeated Edinburgh 4-1 on Tuesday.

Brownstown picked up singles wins at No. 2, with Sam Hoff besting Carlos Pazmino 6-0, 6-1, and No. 3 as Ethan Wischmeieder topped Tommy Schneider 7-6 (4), 6-4.

The No. 1 doubles team of Sy Zickler and Ethan Carlin beat the Lancers’ 6-0, 6-1, while Gunnar Zickler and Jackson Lahrman downed Ryan Gaston and Braden McManaway 6-2, 6-2.

At No. 1 singles, the Braves’ Luke Cobb lost a marathon match to Coltan Henderson 6-1, 4-6, 6-0.

Thursday, Brownstown (2-1) will host Mid-Southern Conference foe Scottsburg.


Trinity fares well at Hoosier Links


All four members of the Trinity Lutheran girls golf team shot personal bests at Hoosier Links Golf Club on Tuesday during a match with Jac-Cen-Del and Milan.

Trinity beat Jac-Cen-Del 199-218 in team scoring. Milan didn’t have enough players to field a team score.

Jac-Cen-Del’s MaKala Webber was medalist with a 44 (+8).

The Cougars’ Macy Taylor, Demi Oakes and Morgan Gabbard all shot 45s on the afternoon while Anna Beter scored 64.

Friday, Trinity will travel to Scottsburg to play the Warriors and Henryville at Westwood Golf Course.

North beats SHS


The Columbus North girls golf team out-shot Seymour 156-211 on Tuesday at Harrison Lake Golf Club.

North’s Holly Anderson claimed medalist with a 38 (+2).

Bailey Goben was the low scorer for the Owls with a 47.

Seymour’s Bridget Marshall shot 49, Andrea Axsom scored 56, Hannah Thompson carded 59 and Grace Beach totaled 71.

Seymour will play at the Hoosier Hills Conference tournament on Saturday hosted by Valley View in Floyds Knobs.


Cougars dominate Waldron

The Trinity Lutheran volleyball team didn’t allow double-digit scoring in two of three sets on Tuesday.

Trinity defeated Waldron 25-11, 25-7, 25-4 on their home floor to advance to 3-0 on the season.

As a team, the Cougars finished 50-of-53 hitting with 33 kills — with a team-high of nine from Chloe Criswell.

Serving Courtney Barker made all 14 attempts with two aces, and Hailley Peters finished 26-for-28 with six.

Thursday, Trinity (3-0) will travel to Franklin Community.

Tigers fall to Bulldogs


Orleans held home court in a 25-14, 25-11, 25-18 win over Crothersville on Tuesday.

The Tigers offense was led by Maddie Riley 10-for-11 with three kills and Nikki Hickman’s effort of 11-for-14 with three.

Brittany Clem made 14 of 15 serves with three aces and the Tigers finished 32-for-42 with five as a team.

Sept. 1, Crothersville (0-3) will play at Jackson County rivals Medora.

Lions top Hornets


Medora’s volleyball team fell to Rock Creek Academy 25-15, 25-21, 25-14 on Tuesday.

Katie Stewart pounded 17 hits with a kill and Katie Beesley was 9-for-10 with three for the Hornets.

Serving, the Hornets made 38 of 43 with six aces led by Kailen Flynn’s 12-for-13 performance.

Thursday, Medora (0-2) will host Paoli.