The Columbus East and Columbus North junior varsity football teams both finished the season strong last weekend.
The Olympians downed Bedford North Lawrence 20-7 to finish 7-2 overall and 7-0 in the Hoosier Hills Conference. The Bull Dogs beat Southport 35-20 to finish 8-1 overall and 6-1 in Conference Indiana.
East used a pair of scores from its defense in the win against the Stars. After Jaiden Miller ran 17 yards for a touchdown, Dakota Burton recovered a fumble in the end zone, and Brayden Burbrink returned an interception 30 yards for a score. Cole McCarter added an interception, and J.J. Stainbrook kicked two extra points.
North’s Tanner Payne threw four touchdown passes against the Cardinals. He threw a 40-yarder to Caleb Larrison, a 32-yarder to Wesley Barkes and 29- and 3-yard scores to Jaylen Flemmons. Barkes also ran 49 yards for a score, and Drew Wilson kicked two extra points and a 25-yard field goal.
YNAS earns top seed
YNAS won a pair of games last week to earn the top seed in today’s Columbus Flag Football League playoffs. The team beat Coach’s Cutz 20-0 and F-Bombs 21-0.
Also last week, On Tap downed Smith’s Row 34-19 and Hawks 40-36 to claim the No. 2 seed. Hard Up beat Revelation 32-24 and Team 8 21-0, while Coach’s Cutz blanked Team 8 40-6 and Hawks downed Them Again 27-20.
Icemen go 4-0 at tourney
The Columbus Icemen won all four of its games last weekend to finish third in the regular season-opening Shamrock Invitational in Louisville.
The Icemen opened with a 2-0 win against Hilliard (Ohio). Jalan Armstrong and Noah Carlock scored goals; and Samm Hack, Payton Donica and Will Mayhew had assists. Luke Fry recorded 27 saves.
The Icemen edged Brebeuf Jesuit 2-1. Mark Mayhew and Carlock scored goals, and Sean Bowman and Armstrong had assists. Fry posted 16 saves.
The Icemen closed pool play with a 6-5 win against Hendersonville (Kentucky). Carlock scored three goals, while Hack, Mayhew and Evan Shaw each had one. Cole Grady, Jarod Buchta and Ryan Wirth all notched two assists; while Donica, Armstrong, Will Mayhew, Carlock and Cameron Nelson all had one. Fry recorded 17 saves.
After earning the third seed because of goal differential, the Icemen beat Hilliard 2-1 in a shootout in the third-place match. Nelson scored the goal in regulation off an assist from Shaw, and Mark Mayhew and Armstrong tallied shooutout goals. Fry stopped 21 shots in regulation and two in the shootout.
Falcons lead senior league
Vern Phillips rolled the high scratch game (279) and high scratch series (717) in the Senior Men’s League.
Steve Phillips had the second-high scratch game (247), followed by John Morris (236), Jim Rosenberger (233) and Dave Taylor (225). Steve Phillips also had the second-high scratch series (675), followed by Rosenberger (650), Morris (637) and Jim Fields (622).
Falcons rolled the high handicap series (3,030), followed by Cougars (2,871) and Alley Cats (2,854). Falcons lead the team standings at 59-13, followed by Alley Cats (50-22), Tigers (39-33) and Wildcats (36-36).
Vern Phillips also rolled the high series in the Monday Night Church League (662). He was followed by Steve Phillips (644), Steve Franklin (642), Chad Lofton (630) and Charlie Miller (618).
Miller netted the high game (239), followed by Vern Phillips (236), Tony Shall (235), Franklin (231) and Lofton (229). First Presbyterian, Grayford Road Church and Nashville Christian are tied atop the team standings at 28-12, while St. Peter’s I is 26-14 and St. Peter’s II is 22-18.
In the Thursday Ladies Matinee, Lou Kinman rolled the high game (182) and series (496). Leda Dean had the second-high game (179) and series (450), and Joann Colvin had the third-high game (167) and series (427).
Chillin Out recorded the high team game (638) and series (1,878). Chillin Out leads the team standings at 50-22, followed by Heaven Bound (39-33), Pin Seekers (34-38) and The Niners (21-51).
In the Sunday Night Mixed League, Courtney Barker rolled the women’s high game (267) and series (703). Pam Beatty had the second-high women’s game (208), while Shanna Wilson and Kerry Walker were both at 190. Beatty had the second-high series (592), and Walker was third (557).
Luther Johnson rolled the men’s high game (289), followed by Toby Burton (258) and Austyn Whittington (24). Burton had the men’s high series (726), followed by Johnson (700) and Michael Cook (653).
Who? leads the team standings at 34-14. Whitt’s Construction and Caleb’s Crusaders are tied for second at 28-20.
In the Wednesday Night Mixed League, Chris Davis rolled the men’s high game (266), while Ryan Robertson and Chad Anderson tied for second at 252. Donn Voyles had the men’s high series (638), followed by Anderson (635) and Davis (633).
Leda Dean notched the women’s high game (197), followed by Julie Stillabower (188) and Vera Powers (186). Peggy Smtih had the women’s high series (498), followed by Dean (493) and Star Johnson (490).
Old Time Flea Market rolled the team high game (881), and 3 Girls and a Guy had the team high series (2,514). Gutter Duster leads the team standings at 30-10, while Old Time Flea Market, Karma, Bi-Polar Rollers and Sullivan’s are all tied for second at 28-12.
In the Tuesday Night Men’s League, Dave York rolled the high game at 279, while John Hedrick was second (267) and Jamie England, Clint Million, Luther Johnson and Darren Rutan all tied for third at 247. Billy Gray had the high series (712), followed by England (680) and Chris Jones (668).
Mike’s Repair Plus had the high team game (1,248), followed by NADS (1,243) and Advantage Heating and Air (1,218). Papa’s Grill notched the high team series (3,536), followed by Poynter Chevrolet (3,521) and Mike’s Repair Plus (3,495).
Exception to Rule 3 leads the team standings at 42-14. Independents and Whitt’s Construction are tied for second at 40-16.
In the Merry Mixers League, Kevin Roberts rolled the men’s high scratch game (269), while Vern Phillips, Chad Anderson and John Zieleniuk all tied for second at 268. David York edged Billy Beyhmer 746-745 for the men’s high scratch series, and Clint Million was third at 720.
Barb Kennedy rolled the women’s high scratch game at 246, followed by Teresa Million (239) and Jackie Burton. Shannon Antcliff had the women’s high series (651), followed by Ruth Bohall (599) and Amy York (582).
Steve’s Small Engine posted the high handicap team game (1,062), followed by Colts Fans (1,033) and Burton’s Hydraulics (1,015). Columbus Bowling Center had the high handicap team series (2,990), followed by YB Bowling (2,987) and Burton’s Hydraulics 2 (2,908).