The Trinity Lutheran, Brownstown Central and Crothersville volleyball teams collected wins on Tuesday night.
Also, Brownstown’s boys tennis team won on the road, Seymour lost in tennis and Trinity’s girls golf team finished second in a road match.
Trinity Lutheran 3, Waldron 0
Trinity rebounded after Monday’s home loss with a 25-9, 25-12, 25-22 romp over Waldron.
In the first set, Mallory Barker served the final 10 points, including seven aces. Trinity held a 20-12 lead in the second set before scoring the final five points, with the final point coming on a kill by Barker.
In the third set, Waldron held a 13-9 lead, but Trinity rallied to a 15-15 score and pulled out the win.
“Our girls did a good job of not hitting to their middle hitter (Haley Coffey),” Cougars coach Chelsey Hackman said. “They didn’t have very many passes to where they could set to their middle hitter.”
Trinity had 25 kills, and Sarah Stuckwisch led with 10 and Barker had eight. In serves, Barker was 19 for 20 with seven aces.
The Cougars are 2-1 and on Thursday will play at Springs Valley.
Brownstown Central 3, Mitchell 0
Brownstown continued its winning ways, defeating Mitchell 25-14, 25-6, 25-6. The Braves have yet to lose a set this season.
Abbi Shade and Hallie Wessel each had four aces, and the team had a total of 17. In hitting, Shade was 13 of 14 with six kills, and Riley Wischmeier was 14 of 14 with five kills. The Braves tallied 21 kills.
Brownstown will take a 5-0 record into Saturday’s eight-team Columbus East Invitational. The Braves will take on the host Olympians in their first pool game at 9 a.m. Silver Creek and East Central are the other teams in the pool.
Crothersville 3, Orleans 0
After battling past West Washington in five sets on Monday, Crothersville took care of Orleans in three on Tuesday, winning, 25-10, 25-18, 25-13.
Chandler Nehrt was 31 of 32 in hitting with 20 kills, and Whitney Wienhorst was 22 of 23 in serving with four aces. Wienhorst had six blocks, and Jessica Schmelzle had 33 assists.
The Tigers improved to 3-0 and on Thursday will play at Scottsburg.
Brownstown Central 5, Edinburgh 0
Some younger players got varsity experience in Brownstown’s 5-0 win at Edinburgh.
Cole Borden moved up to No. 1 singles and didn’t give up a game, Chris Allman won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 singles and Kent Criminger moved from doubles to No. 3 singles and won 6-2, 6-4.
At doubles, Lance Hackman and Riley Carlin teamed for a 6-0, 6-2 win at the No. 1 position, and Lute Lahrman and Mason McClure swept their opponents at No. 2.
“They played really well, and it builds their confidence,” Braves coach Ron Slaton said.
The Braves improved to 2-2 and on Saturday will compete in the Brown County Invitational.
Shelbyville 5, Seymour 0
Seymour was handed a 5-0 loss for the third straight match, as Shelbyville won all positions in straight sets.
Owls coach Brad Emerson said, however, that Josiah Rudge at No. 3 singles had a 5-1 lead in the second set but lost 7-5, and Andrew Rudge and Seth Stuckwisch at No. 1 doubles lost a second-set lead.
“We need to learn how to win,” Emerson said. “We’ve got such a young squad, very inexperienced, and it’s a growing pains type of thing.”
The Owls dropped to 0-5 and on Thursday will play at Jennings County.
Jac-Cen-Del 228, Trinity Lutheran 232, Milan 243
Trinity shot a 232 and finished second in a three-way match at North Branch Golf Course in Greensburg. Host Jac-Cen-Del won with a 228, and Milan was third with a 243.
Anna Nagino paced Trinity with a 50, while Brennyn Pollert had a 53, Shelby Nierman shot a 63 and Cassidy Prentice carded a 66.
Jac-Cen-Del’s Sydney Keene was medalist with a 9-over-par 44.
On Friday, the Cougars will travel to play Christian Academy and Borden.
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