Olympians rally past Stars

BEDFORD — Elisa Watkins scored two second-half goals, including a penalty kick with 15 seconds remaining Tuesday night, to lift Columbus East to a 2-1 Hoosier Hills Conference girls soccer win at Bedford North Lawrence.

The Olympians (4-1-2, 2-0) trailed 1-0 before Watkins scored off an assist from Danielle Rodgers in the 58th minute.

East put 17 shots on goal to seven for the Stars. Bryn Eudy recorded six saves, including one in which she leaped to tip the ball over the crossbar in the final two mintues.

“We had a lot of chances, and their goalie made some phenomenal saves,” East coach Ilya Schwartzman said. “But we continued to press. Bryn had several really nice saves, as well.”

Trojans blank Panthers

ST. LEON — Jennings County ran into a big roadblock in a 6-0 loss at East Central.

Mackenzie Byram recorded 25 saves for the Panthers (7-3).

Mustangs blank Eagles

NASHVILLE — Edgewood scored a goal in each half to hand Brown County a 2-0 Western Indiana Conference loss.

Rachel Smith recorded 11 saves for the Eagles (2-3, 1-2).

Owls tie Pirates

GREENSBURG — Seymour outshot Greensburg but managed only a 3-3 tie.

Maria Cerda scored two goals, and Marie Lenart added the other for the Owls (3-3-1). Liz Davis had an assist.

Rachel Collett recorded three saves.

Trinity victorious

Maddie Roark netted five goals and two assists to lead Trinity Lutheran to an 8-4 win against Greenwood Christian Academy.

Maddie Bell scored two goals for Trinity (4-3). Kristin Hoene added one.


North sweeps Southport

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus North went on the road and picked up a 25-19, 25-23, 25-17 Conference Indiana East Division win at Southport.

Avery Wendel pounded eight kills, Maliah Howard-Bass recorded 16 assists, Imani Guy had three blocks, Mackenzie Rooks notched eight digs and Hannah Weaver served six aces for the Bull Dogs (4-6, 1-1).

Weaver and Guy each added six kills, Hannah McKinney recorded 12 assists and six digs, Wendel had two blocks, and Howard-Bass had six digs and three aces.

Jets stay perfect

MORRISTOWN — Hauser remained unbeaten with a 25-15, 25-20, 25-14 Mid-Hoosier Conference win at Morristown.

Brea Metz pounded 13 kills, Alana Owen recorded 21 assists, Maranda Knight had three blocks, Danielle Giles notched 10 digs and Sarah Tedder served five aces for the Jets (10-0, 3-0). Sydney Schoen added seven kills, nine assists, seven digs and three aces.

Tannyr Davis pounded seven kills, and Tedder had five digs. Giles recorded one assist, Metz and Lucie Lortz each had a block and Owen served two aces.

Columbus Christian wins

Columbus Christian overcame a second-game setback to post a 25-8, 24-26, 26-24, 25-21 win against Fortune Academy.

Madison Henderson led the Crusaders (3-2) with 19 assists and four digs. Hannah Lorimor pounded 17 kills, and Savannah Spurgeon served eight aces.

Spurgeon also recorded nine kills, six assists and three digs. Lauren Hunnicutt had five kills, Hannah Stair added three digs and three aces and Henderson served three aces.

Pirates down Panthers

NORTH VERNON — Jennings County won the third set, but Greensburg recovered for a 25-19, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23 victory.

Kyla Ortleib recorded 16 kills, four blocks and 14 digs, and Carissa Kinney had 34 assists, 14 digs and two aces to lead the Panthers (0-11). Denza Simpson served two aces.

Mary Leahigh added nine kills and two blocks. Karoline Field had 11 digs.

Chargers nip Cougars

GREENSBURG — South Decatur led North Decatur two games to one, but the Chargers rallied for a 25-17, 20-25, 18-25, 25-20, 15-13 MHC victory.

Braelyn Evans recorded 10 kills and two blocks, and Brooke Helms had 17 assists and 10 digs to lead the Cougars (3-9, 0-3). Haily Hall served two aces.

Aneka Bower added three kills, 11 digs and one ace.

Lancers sweep Bulldogs

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh had little trouble in rolling to a 25-10, 25-13, 25-10 win against Monrovia.

The Lancers improved to 11-3.


Olympians top Pirates

Rebecca Smith fired a 1-over-par 37 to lead Columbus East to a 186-214 win against Greensburg at Otter Creek.

Nicole Bodi and Autumn Fately each shot 49 for the Olympians. Sarah Krebs added a 51, and Megan Hashimoto had a 53.

Trojans upset Bull Dogs

FRANKLIN — Third-ranked Columbus North was upset by co-No. 11 Center Grove in a tri match at Hickory Stick. The Trojans fired a 157 to 165 for the Bull Dogs and 199 for Franklin 199.

Holly Anderson, Danbi Kim and Molly Donnell all shot 41 to lead North. Julia Luken added a 42, and Alex Munnicha and Aubrey Smith each shot 43.

Eagles set school records

NASHVILLE — Emma Bawinkel broke her own school record with a 41, and Brown County fired its first sub-200 round in school history in a 195-202 win against Owen Valley at Salt Creek.

Ashley Masteller carded a 47 for the Eagles. Morgan Harrison added a 52, Kacee Kleindorfer and Lauren Burker each shot 55, Jessica Taylor had a 57, Megan Cassaday finished with a 62 and Coralynne Robinson had a 66.

Twisters edge Panthers

BATESVILLE — Kassi Whitehead won medalist honors with a 48, but Jennings County fell to Oldenburg Academy 214-218 at Hillcrest.

Peyton Whitehead carded a 55 for the Panthers. Marina Sigmund added a 56, Allie Clark shot 59 and Rachel Greene had a 63.

Lancers topple Spartans

FRANKLIN — Mariah Weddle won medalist honors with a 43 to lead Edinburgh to a 192-217 win against Southwestern (Shelby) at Cypress Run.

Vanessa McManaway carded a 48 for the Lancers. Savannah Bippus added a 49, Makenzie Hill and Emma Westerfeld each shot 52, Abby Scrogham had a 54, Kierra Richards finished with a 56 and Savannah Kellams had a 58.


Jets blank Yellow Jackets

HOPE — A.J. Titus netted a goal and two assists to lead Hauser to a 3-0 Mid-Hoosier Conference win against Morristown.

Joe Sweet and Giovanni Desiderio also scored goals for the Jets, who outshot the Yellow Jackets 15-4. Goalkeeper Pete Trotter recorded four saves, and central defender Jacob Hatton had two saves.

Hornets down Crusaders

Columbus Christian was tied with Henryville 1-1 at halftime, but the Hornets netted a pair of second-half goals to claim a 3-1 win.

Kyle Foster scored the goal for the Crusaders (1-2-1), who were outshot 25-15. Evan Reed recorded 17 saves.

Eagles tie Woodmen

GREENWOOD — Brown County had several opportunities but couldn’t convert in a 0-0 tie at Greenwood.

The Eagles (1-1-4) outshot the Woodmen 9-5, putting six shots on goal to Greenwood’s two. Noah Seidle recorded two saves.

Bulldogs down Cougars

NEW ALBANY — Trinity Lutheran was tied with New Albany 1-1 at halftime, but the Bulldogs pulled away for a 4-1 victory.

Bobby Tabeling scored the goal for the Cougars (1-4-1) off an assist from Chris Rust. Luke Onken recorded eight saves.


Warriors blank Lancers

GREENWOOD — Edinburgh won only three games in the five matches in a 5-0 loss to Whiteland in the opening round of the Johnson County Tournament.

Coltan Henderson at No. 3 singles and Dalton Bieker and Tommy Schneider at No. 2 doubles fell by 6-0, 6-1 scores, and Anthony Weber and Kinser Bryant lost 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles for the Lancers (2-6). Kyle Pendleton at No. 1 singles and Parker Bryant at No. 2 singles fell by 6-0, 6-0 scores.

Bulldogs sweep Owls

NEW ALBANY — New Albany won four matches in straight sets and claimed the No. 2 singles point when Ty McCory defaulted because of injury to claim a 5-0 victory.

Alex Berry fell 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, and Adam Berry lost 6-1, 6-4 at No. 3 singles for the Owls (1-6). Josiah Rudge and Grant Handloser fell 7-6 (3), 6-2 at No. 1 doubles, and Sam Voss and Hao Li lost 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.