Team effort helps Owls top Lions
The Seymour girls soccer team defeated Salem 4-1 on Saturday behind a pair of goals by senior Marie Lenart.
Bailey Lewis and Aidan Hiester accounted for the other two scores with Marie Lenart, Elizabeth Lenart and Taylor Heckman getting assists.
In goal, both Rachel Collett and Hiester had one save each.
Seymour (6-4-2) will play at Jennings County on Tuesday.
Braves compete at invitational
Brownstown Central finished fourth overall at the Scottsburg Invitational on Saturday.
Ethan Wischmeier had the highest placing, finishing second at No. 3 singles.
The No. 1 doubles team of Sy Zickler and Sam Hoff placed fourth.
Luke Cobb placed fifth at No. 1 singles, and so did the No. 2 doubles team of Jackson Lahrman and Gunnar Zickler.
At No. 2 singles, Ethan Carlin was fifth.
Owls .500 in Franklin tourney
Seymour finished 2-2 at the Franklin Community Invitational on Saturday.
The Owls earned wins against Decatur Central (23-25, 25-16, 25-11) and Greenwood (25-16, 25-17).
Seymour’s losses came to Franklin Central (25-18, 25-17) and Greenfield Central (25-22, 25-17).
On the day, Makenna Fee made 43 of 46 hit attempts with 18 kills and Claire Myers was 42-for-50 with 18. As a team, the Owls pounded 224 hits on 266 tries with 89 kills.
Serving, the Owls were 111-for-127 with 10 aces.
On Tuesday, Seymour (14-10) plays at Class 3A No. 5 Silver Creek.
Braves beat rivals, go 1-3 in tourney
Class 3A No. 18 Browns–town Central had a silver lining to their 1-3 performance on Saturday at the New Albany Invitational.
The Braves defeated sectional and Mid-Southern Conference rivals Silver Creek 25-18, 14-25, 15-12 in pool play.
In that match, Keeli Darlage led the attack pounding 33 hits with 15 kills and Claire Pace had 21 with six.
As a team, the Braves were 50 of 55 with seven total aces.
Despite the gritty win, the Braves wouldn’t get another victory the rest of the day.
Floyd Central beat Brownstown 25-20, 25-16 and Castle edged the Braves 18-25, 25-4, 16-14.
In the crossover match, Columbus North beat the Braves 25-21, 25-20.
Brownstown Central (7-14) will host Austin for an MSC match Thursday.