Bull Dogs rout Bears on tennis courts

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus North dropped only seven games in the five matches Thursday in rolling to a 5-0 win at Lawrence Central.

Rosemary Yonushonis posted a 6-0, 6-0 shutout of Lizzy Rogers at No. 3 singles for the Bull Dogs (11-6), who are tied for No. 15 in the state rankings. Aubrey Smith beat Peyton Carroll 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Paige Littrell downed Alex Richardson 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 singles.

Also for North, Meagan Olibo and Hannah Shoemaker beat Ciera Rowley and Emma Svendsen 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles. Brooke Richardson and Yijiang Zhao downed Abby Olbina and Casey Kupianen 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.

East falls to Batesville

BATESVILLE — Columbus East saw its two-match winning streak come to an end with a 3-2 loss at Batesville.

Megan Galle beat Lydia Olsen 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Adycin Rager downed Julia Hunter 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 at No. 3 singles for the Olympians (3-11). Alaysha Pollert fell to Erin Longstreth 7-6 (3) 6-2 at No. 2 singles, Paige Webb and Lauren Graham lost to Brooke Bradford and Kelli Hartman 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles and Megan Newton and Carol Travis fell to Macy Simon and Karsen Worthington 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

Eagles edge Lancers

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh won the No. 1 and No. 2 singles matches, but Brown County took the other three to pull out a 3-2 victory.

The Eagles’ Natalie Shoemaker beat Kylene Warne 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles. Brown County’s Corina Greiner and Jacey Ferguson downed Ashlyn Streeval and Allie Schooler 6-1, 7-6 at No. 1 doubles, and Katie Higgins and Sarah Barrick topped Emma Westerfeld and Meghan Collett 6-4, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

Edinburgh’s Vanessa Hoskins beat Elizabeth Huls 7-6, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, and Lillie Parmer downed Ashley Pugh 7-5, 6-0 at No. 2 singles.

Bulldogs blank Panthers

NORTH VERNON — New Albany won all five matches in straight sets in handing Jennings County a 5-0 loss.

Avis McGovern at No. 1 singles and Stefani Williams at No. 2 singles fell by 6-0, 6-2 scores, and Rebecca Driver lost 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3 singles. Amy Gasper and Elaine Lykins fell 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles, and Hailee Harmon and Cassie Leach lost 6-2, 6-3 at No. 2 doubles.


Jets shutout Lancers

EDINBURGH — Tessa Sims threw a one-hitter and struck out 12 to lead Hauser to a 10-0, five-inning win at Edinburgh.

Tessa Sims also went 3 for 4 with two RBIs, and Leslie Sims went 3 for 4 with three stolen bases for the Jets (13-3, 6-0). Paige Miller went 2 for 2 with two RBIs, Sarah Anderson went 2 for 2, Hailey Lange went 2 for 3 with a triple and Sidney Giles had two RBIs.

“We hit the ball, we ran bases, we played defense and Tessa was in a zone,” Hauser coach Craig Sims said. “We played great softball tonight.”

Panthers fall to Stars

NORTH VERNON — Bedford North Lawrence spolied Jennings County’s bid for a perfect Hoosier Hills Conference regular season with an 11-1, five-inning win.

The Stars scored eight times in the first two innings and never looked back. They limited the Panthers (14-5, 6-1) to four hits.

Trinity tops South Decatur

SEYMOUR — Trinity Lutheran scored eight times in the bottom of the first and went on to down South Decatur 12-0 in five innings.

Jacob Moore’s three-run triple highlighted the first for Trinity (8-9). Sam Crick picked up the victory.

South Decatur (3-10) was held to three hits by three Trinity pitchers.


Jets topple Braves

TRAFALGAR — Hauser remained unbeaten in the Mid-Hoosier Conference with a 6-4 win at Indian Creek.

Brandon Holt went 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and winning pitcher Rory Thayer went 2 for 4 for the Jets (11-5, 3-0). Will Rose had two RBIs and earned the save on the mound.

“It was a big win playing there,” Hauser coach Jerry Schoen said. “It’s always tough to win there. Rory Thayer pitched five good innings, and Will Rose came in and shut them down.”

Eagles rout Cougars

NASHVILLE — Brown County scored seven times in the bottom of the sixth to break open a close game and run-rule Bloomington South 15-5.

Garrett Brown had a double and a home run, and Hunter Ellis homered for the Eagles (3-6). Dakota Isley picked up the win.

Trinity blanks South Decatur

SEYMOUR — Natalie Plofkin and Morgan Gabbard combined on a three-hitter to lead Trinity Lutheran to a 12-2, six-inning win against South Decatur.

Plofkin and Liz Hill homered for Trinity (10-4). South Decatur fell to 3-10.


Hauser wins tri match

Jack Washburn fired an even-par 36 to win medalist honors and lead Hauser to a tri-match win at Clifty Creek.

The Jets finished with a 182 team total. Whiteland edged Edinburgh 191-192 for second.

Aaron Sweet carded a 47 for Hauser. Justin Compton added a 48, while Wyatt Whittington shot 51, Mason Sherman had a 52, Chase Conner carded a 52, Matt Sweet added a 55, Clayton Wilson shot 56 and Travis Stafford had a 58.

Zach Pendleton led the Lancers with a 42. Leon Kemper carded 46, Jacob Riddle added a 51, Kyle Pendleton shot 53, Zach Miller had a 55, Adam Barker carded a 56, Rayce Holland shot 57 and Connor Goddard had a 59.

Chargers down Eagles

GREENSBURG — Aubrey Seaman tied for medalist honors with a 39, but Brown County fell to North Decatur 168-189 at North Branch.

Gavin Brown carded a 48 for the Eagles. Wes Weigel added a 49, Jake Dixon shot 53, Matt Wright had a 54, Dawson Dunnuck carded a 55, Joe Lucas shot 65 and Cole Smith had a 67.


Brown County girls win

TRAFALGAR — Brown County’s girls racked up 120½ points to win a tri meet at Indian Creek. Hauser edged the host Braves 41½-41 for second, and Southwestern (Shelby) finished fourth with 31.

Emily Brady won the pole vault (10 feet, 6 inches) and 100-meter hurdles (15.8 seconds), Andi Smith took the shot put (34-5) and discus (85-11) and Kathleen McCann captured the 100 (12.5) and 200 (26.6) to lead the Eagles. Rose Gunigrich won the 400 (1:07.2), Jalynn Stanford took the 800 (2:35.1), Corissa Proctor captured the 3,200 (12:51.3) and Brown County swept the 4×800 (11:22.4), 4×100 (51.0) and 4×400 (4:17.2) relays.

Hauser freshman Grace Hasler ran a school record 48.8 in winning the 300 hurdles. Hasler also finished second in the 110 hurdles (17.1), while Brea Metz took second in the shot put (32-7½) and Maleah Bates was second in the 3,200 (16:05.2).

Indian Creek won the boys meet with 95 points to 55½ for Brown County, 50 for Southwestern and 38½ for Hauser. The Eagles won the 4×800 relay in 9:08.0.

Ryan Seim finished second in the long jump (18-10½) and 200 (24.2) for the Jets. Also finishing second for Hauser were Levi Benfield in the shot put (42-11), Pete Trotter in the discus (119-2) and Christian Case in the 300 hurdles (44.1.)

Panther boys take third

SEYMOUR — Jennings County’s boys finished third, and Seymour took fourth in Seymour’s John Chastain Invitational.

Floyd Central won the meet with 186 points. Jeffersonville took second with 99, followed by the Panthers with 60 and the Owls with 55½.

Jennings’ Blake Cardinal, Wes Furgason, Tyler Campbell and Zach Miller won the 4×100 relay in 45.3. Miller finished second in the 100 (11.0) and third in the long jump (21-0). Kyle Lewis in the 1,600 (4:40.5), Konner Logan in the 400 (52.9) and Matt Cornett in the 300 hurdles (43.8) all placed third.