Owls win HHC opener
Seymour didn’t drop a set in a 5-0 Hoosier Hills Conference Tournament victory at Bedford North Lawrence on Monday.
Hallie Crenshaw defeated Hope Martin 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Megan Baurle topped Victoria Holt 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 and Kelli Armes claimed No. 3 6-3, 6-4 against Emily Chastain.
The No. 1 doubles team of Addie Rudge and Katie O’Mara beat Abby Riley and Mckenzie Messmore 6-1, 6-4, while Rachel Collet and Grace Otte bested Abby Bridges and Sarah Gaither 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2.
Wednesday, the Owls (10-5) — who have won seven straight matches — will play at Columbus East in the HHC semifinals.
East beat Floyd Central 3-2 in Monday’s conference opener.
Owls pick up tourney win
Seymour used eight hits to propel itself to a 6-2 Hoosier Hills Conference Tournament win against Madison on Monday.
Rachel Kaufman sacrificed to score Tori Snook in the first inning, but the Cubs would score two in the third to take a 2-1 lead.
In the fourth inning, the Owls (12-3) scored on an error and RBI double from Faith Rebber to go up 3-2.
The Owls added two more runs int he fifth, with Lo Schmidt hitting an RBI double and another MHS error.
The Cubs’ fourth error in the game pushed the final SHS run across home plate in the sixth inning.
Kaufman pitched all seven innings for the Owls, totaling nine strikeouts, three hits and three walks.
On Wednesday, the Owls will host defending HHC champion Floyd Central.
Floyd Central defeated Bedford North Lawrence 3-1 on Monday.
Cougars top Warriors
Trinity Lutheran scored seven runs in the third inning en route to a 16-6, six-inning victory against Scottsburg on Monday.
The Cougars (10-4) led 11-6 after five innings before tacking on five more runs in the sixth.
Trinity totaled 10 hits, with Morgan Gabbard and Amanda Wright each notching two.
Wright hit a grand slam in the third inning to left field and added a double in the sixth. She led the Cougars with four RBI.
Gabbard picked up the win in the circle, pitching 4.1 innings.
Tonight, Trinity Lutheran hosts Hauser.
Braves best Bull Dogs
Brownstown Central held Columbus North scoreless through the final six innings in a 6-1 win Monday.
BCHS (10-10) took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning on an RBI single from Chloe Carlin and sacrifices from Addie Krieger and Claire Poulton.
The Braves added three more runs in the fourth inning, all off errors by North. The Bull Dogs totaled five runs in the game.
Brownstown out-hit North 5-4 in the game.
Jami Bryant was the winning pitcher with five strikeouts, no walks and one earned run through seven innings.