Local sports roundup – September 16


Braves earn shutout


Brownstown Central swept Mid-Southern Conference foes Eastern (Pekin) 5-0 on Thursday.

Luke Cobb picked up a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles, Ethan Carlin won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 and Ethan Wischmeier cruised to a 6-1, 6-2 victory in the No. 3 spot.

Seniors Sy Zickler and Sam Hoff had little trouble with a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 doubles.

At No. 2 doubles, Gunnar Zickler and Jackson Lahrman gutted out a 7-5 first set before finishing the match 6-1.

Brownstown will play at the Scottsburg Invitational today and Saturday.

Olympians top Owls


Columbus East won a three-set match at No. 1 doubles to help edge themselves past Seymour 3-2 on Thursday.

At No. 1 singles, Alex Berry earned a 6-3, 6-1 win against Matt Furnish while his brother, Adam, took No. 3 singles 6-1, 6-0 against East’s Ben Kuhlman.

Sammy Woolwine and Daniel Kuhlman made a comeback over Seymour’s Grant Handloser and Johnny Rennekamp, winning 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles.

Austin Guse and Jackson Stevens defeated Jonathan Valasquez and Sam Schmidt 7-5, 6-1 for the No. 2 doubles point.

Hornets edge Cougars


Henryville pulled out a three-set win at No. 2 doubles Wednesday to claim a 3-2 victory against Trinity Lutheran.

Jonathan Keith beat Chase Tucker 6-1, 7-5 at No. 2 singles, and Matt Stuckwisch and Aden Jones downed Conner Furnish and Connor Martin 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles for the Cougars.

Bailey Baker fell to Kade Badger 6-3, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Jace Crockett lost to Trevor Badger 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles, and Hunter Morgan and Pierce McCammon fell to Nick Beeler and Chandler Furnish 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 at No. 2 doubles.


Saints top Cougars


Indianapolis Lutheran took down Trinity Lutheran in four on Thursday, 25-22, 14-25, 25-23, 25-21.

As a team, the Cougars finished 102-for-115 with 36 kills attacking while also finishing 88 of 92 with eight aces serving.

Hannah Sabotin made all 10 hits with five kills, and Abby Schult had nine with four.

Whitney Rogers converted all 20 serve attempts, and Courtney Barker and Lexi Schneider were perfect on each of their 14 tries.

Tuesday, Trinity Lutheran (6-10) plays at Jackson County foe Crothersville (2-7).

Tigers sweep Rebels


Crothersville earned a 25-14, 25-22, 25-23 Southern Athletic Conference victory at South Central on Thursday.

The Tigers came out hitting, going 96 of 110 with 17 totals kills.

Nikki Hickman led the attack with 22 hits and six kills, while Maddie Riley and Lacey Hall each had 18.

Serving, Brittany Clem was 15-for-16 with two aces, and Kashmir Kelshaw made 11 of 12 with one. Crothersville made 51 of their 60 tries with seven total aces.

Crothersville (2-7) will play at a tournament in Henryville on Saturday.

Bull Dogs beat Braves


Columbus North defeated Brownstown Central 25-19, 14-25, 25-23, 25-22 on Thursday.

Claire Pace pounded 33 hits with 14 kills, and Keeli Daralge had 22 with seven. As a team, the Braves attack was 126-for-149 with 45 kills.

Serving, Richayla Huff led the way with 22 and seven aces. The Braves made 83 of 91 with 16 aces total.

Brownstown (6-11) will play at a tournament in New Albany on Saturday.

Seymour beats Southport


Seymour’s volleyball team swept Southport in a road match Thursday night.

The Owls won 25-10, 25-15, 25-18 to improve to 12-8 on the season.

Addie Rudge and Lauren Fleetwood each recorded eight kills for Seymour, while Hannah Sipe had six.

In serving, Cecily Coffman led the Owls with five aces.

Seymour plays at the Franklin County Invitational on Saturday.


Owls draw with BNL


Seymour tied Bedford North Lawrence 1-1 on Thursday in a Hoosier Hills Conference game.

BNL scored early in the opening half of a penalty kick for the lead before the half.

The Owls’ Marie Lenart scored an unassisted goal in the final 40 minutes to make it a tie.

In goal, Rachel Collett had nine saves for the Owls.

Seymour (5-4-2) plays at Salem on Saturday.


Brown County bests Trinity


Brown County defeated Trinity Lutheran 2-0 on Thursday in Nashville.

The Eagles jumped to a quick start at three minutes, with a goal from a Landon Cambridge breakaway after a long pass from Logan Fittz.

Brown County scored again in the 30th minute, with Cambridge assisting Fittz.