North wins invitational
ROCHESTER — Columbus North boys fired a 325 on Saturday to edge Peru by one shot and win their third consecutive Rochester Invitational title.
Kyung Kim finished second individually with a 78. Kim played 1-under-par for the final seven holes to allow the Bull Dogs to rally for the title.
Zac Schiavello carded a 79 for North. Spencer Fairbanks added an 83, while Bryce Turner shot 85 and Matt Vorndran had an 89.
“I know the guys got off to a rough start, but they came back nicely on the back side,” North coach Doug Bieker said. “Schiavello played extremely well for his first varsity tournament.”
Trinity takes own invite
SHADOWOOD — Parker Criswell fired a 3-over-par 75 to lead Trinity Lutheran’s A team to a victory in its own invitational.
The Cougars finished with a 337 team total. North Decatur took second with a 345, followed by Oldenburg Academy at 399 and the Trinity B team at 405.
Chad Stuckwisch carded an 81 for the Cougars A team. Cory Stuckwisch added an 87, while Skylar Stahl shot 94 and Drew Royalty had a 98.
Jets rally for sweep
OSGOOD — Hauser scored twice in the top of the seventh to overcome a one-run deficit and earn a 10-9 win to sweep a doubleheader at Jac-Cen-Del.
Dalton McKinney led off with a double, stole third, scored on wild pitch to tie the game. With one out, Evan Shaw walked, went to second on a sacrifice and scored on a two-out single to left by Eric McMullen.
Sam Meek pitched the final two innings to pick up the win for the Jets (8-5), who are ranked No. 10 in Class A. McKinney went 3 for 4 with two doubles, and Will Rose went 2 for 4 with two RBIs.
Hauser cruised to a 16-1, five-inning win in the opener behind a four-hitter from Rory Thayer. After scoring four runs in the first, the Jets put 10 on the board in the second.
Brooks Bailey went 3 for 4 with a double, McKinney went 2 for 2 with two RBIs, Shaw went 2 for 3 with three RBIs, McMullen went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs and Aaron Fields went 2 for 4 with two RBIs. Rose had two RBIs.
Crusaders fall twice
DUGGER — Dugger Union swept a doubleheader from Columbus Christian, winning 27-3 in four innings and 17-1 in five innings.
Payton Ingram went 2 for 2 in the first game. Jarrett Noble 2 for 3 with a double, and Connor Graham went 2 for 3 in the second game for the Crusaders (0-10).
Panthers, Warriors split
NORTH VERNON — Jennings County bounced back from a 6-2 loss to Whiteland in the first game to salvage a doubleheader split with a 6-1 second-game victory.
The Panthers outhit the Warriors 9-8 in the opener. Jacob Clark went 2 for 3, Avery Johnson went 2 for 4 with a double and Caleb Eder had a double and two RBIs.
Lane Staples threw a seven-hitter and did not allow an earned run in the second game for Jennings (6-4). Sam Miller went 3 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.
Owls win doubleheader
SEYMOUR — Luis Muñoz singled in Jacob Ahlbrand with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to give Seymour a 5-4 second-game win and a doubleheader sweep of 2A No. 10 Austin.
Muñoz, Jacob Ahlbrand and Ryan Wieneke all had two hits in the second game for the Owls (10-5). Satoshi Hirose picked up the win in relief of Janzen Bloom.
Mitchell Moore threw a two-hitter in a 2-0 first-game victory.
Vikings sweep Eagles
NASHVILLE — West Vigo put up 29 runs and 30 hits in two games in sweeping at Brown County.
The Vikings won the first game, a Western Indiana Conference contest, 10-2. West Vigo then downed the Eagles (2-6, 0-3) 19-4 in Game 2.
Cougars drop pair
SEYMOUR — Indianapolis Lutheran scored at least one run in all 10 innings that were played in its doubleheader sweep at Trinity Lutheran.
The Saints won a 16-0 no-hitter and 12-0, with both games lasting only five innings. Jake Moore had two hits, including a double, in the Game 2 for the Cougars (7-8).
Jets split with Trojans
ST. LEON — Hauser won the first game at East Central 8-1, but was hurt by six errors and several walks in a 17-1, five-inning second-game loss.
“The first game, we played straight up like we would if everything was on the line and played well,” Hauser coach Craig Sims said. “The second game, we had trouble throwing strikes and played defense for 15 minutes at a time, and when you do that, you’re bound to make mistakes.”
Tessa Sims threw a four-hitter in the first game. Paige Miller went 4 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, and Leslie Sims went 2 for 3.
Leslie Sims went 2 for 3 in the Game 2 for the Jets (11-3).
Eagles win one of two
NASHVILLE — Cheyenne Ellis smacked a two-out, two-run walkoff double in the bottom of the seventh to give Brown County a 3-2 win and a split with West Vigo.
“She’s kind of who you want there, being a senior,” Brown County coach Kevin Greve said. “It was really exciting.”
Vicky Kelp threw a five-hitter for the Eagles. Dakota Anderson went 2 for 3.
Brown County (6-8, 2-2) was limited to four hits in an 8-1 loss in the opener, which counted as the WIC game.
Cougars split pair
FRENCH LICK — Trinity Lutheran won 11-1 in five innings and lost 10-2 to split two games at Springs Valley.
Natalie Plofkin had two hits and two RBIs threw a three-hitter in the opener. Jodi Goecker had three hits, and Liz Hill added two hits, including a homer, and three RBIs. Taylor Russell and Sabrina Vierling had two RBIs.
Gabbard had two hits and two RBIs in the second game for the Cougars (8-4). Hill also had two hits.
Panthers go 2-1
AURORA — Jennings County fell to Lapel 5-0 before topping South Dearborn and Lawrenceburg 3-2 in the South Dearborn Invitational.
Rebecca Driver at No. 2 singles, Annsley Blackburn and Brittany Thill at No. 1 doubles and Maddy Hill and Raechel Myers at No. 2 doubles all went 2-1 on the day for the Panthers (4-8).
Seymour win invitational
NEW ALBANY — Seymour downed Providence and Scottsburg by 5-0 scores and beat Christian Academy of Indiana 4-1 to capture the Providence Invitational.
Marley Vehslage at No. 2 singles, Kennedy Richart at No. 3 singles, Karen Dringenburg and Lindsey Hume at No. 1 doubles and Emma Wood and Megan Baurle at No. 2 doubles all won three matches in straight sets for the Owls (11-2).