Bull Dogs take second in Martinsville Relays


North second at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE — Columbus North won nine events Friday night, but had to settle for second place in  Martinsville’s Koontz Relays.

The track meet features co-ed competition with two boys and two girls from each school comprising the relay teams. Center Grove won with 79 points to 71 for the Bull Dogs and 21 for Martinsville.

Katrina May, Kaitlyn Barnes, Grant Fehribach and Chase Millwood combined to win the pole vault at 42 feet. Janelle Peters, Charlotte Verbanic, Alex Algee and Mitchell Burton took the long jump at 70-5.

Sierra Lax, Rachel Brougher, Seth Williams and Chase Ballard won the 4×1,600-meter relay in 19 minutes, 45.76 seconds. Arig Tong, Ed Meyer, Jessica Awad and Ben Rankin took the distance medley relay in 12:15.84. Lax, Brougher, Ben Porter and Ballard captured the 4×1,200 relay in 14:27.89.

Joe Wright, Elle Williams, Elizabeth Craig and Trent Larson won the Martinsville Medley in 3:56.22. Tong, Morgan Neal, Chandler Steward and Kyle Newland took the 4×800 relay in 9:03.05. Debie Gedeon, Algee, Burton and Olivia Malone captured the sprint medley relay in 1:49.87.

North capped the night with a win from Makinsey Summa, Taylor Stamper, Drew Schoeberl and Sean Dasovich in the throwers 4×100 relay in 53.01.


Panthers fall to Trojans

GREENWOOD — Tyler Vogel threw a six-hitter, but Jennings County committed four errors in a 5-1 loss at Center Grove.

Caleb Eder went 2 for 3 with a double to record half of the four hits for the Panthers (7-6).

Raiders stop Cougars

GREENSBURG — South Decatur led 5-4 after five innings, but South Ripley scored four times in the sixth and four more in the seventh and claimed a 12-7 victory.

Hunter Seegers went 2 for 3 with two RBIs for the Cougars (3-11). Aaron Haley went 2 for 4 with two doubles, and Brendan Henderson and Damen Martin each went 2 for 4.


Panthers rout Spartans

CONNERSVILLE — Jennings County scored four times in the first inning and never looked back on its way to a 9-1 win at Connersville.

Kyndyl Olds and Baylee Krueger each went 2 for 3, and Hannah Castor and Tesla Kopitzke went 2 for 4 with two RBIs for the Panthers (15-5). Kaylin Klosterman added two RBIs.

Eagles fall to Franklin

NASHVILLE — Brown County led 1-0 after three innings, but couldn’t hang on as Franklin rallied for a 5-3 win.

Rachel Smith went 2 for 2 for the Eagles (8-9). Cheyenne Ellis had a triple.

Trinity tops Southwestern

SEYMOUR — Trinity Lutheran scored seven times in the second inning to overcome a 2-1 deficit and went on to post a 14-2 win against Southwestern (Shelby).

Natalie Plofkin and Morgan Gabbard combined on a four-hitter for the Cougars (11-4). Taylor Russell had three hits, while Jodi Goecker added two hits and Plofkin had a double and two RBIs.


Cougars down Spartans

FRANKLIN — Nick Schwering and Brayden Helms tied for medalist honors with 38s to lead South Decatur to a 160-181 win against Southwestern (Shelby) at Cypress Run.

Logan Owens carded a 40 for the Cougars. Jake Vannatta added a 44, while Seth Niese shot 45, Jake Johnson had a 47, Kyle Carder finished with a 51 and Kirby Owens had a 53.


Eagles fall to Knights

BRAZIL — Northview won four matches in straight sets in handling Brown County a 5-0 Western Indiana Conference loss.

Mary Kate McCann fell to Kaysia Reberger 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Elisabeth Huls lost to Ashley Heck 6-2, 6-4 at No. 2 singles and Maya Rockhold fell to Ramey Miller 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles. Sarah Kurdziel and Hallee Miller lost to Hannah Minor and Sydney Buell 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles, and Corina Greiner and Jacey Ferguson fell to Grace Lumberman and Elle Tipton 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.