Central seventh-grade girls win city battle

Staff Reports

The Central Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team posted a 38-29 victory against Northside. Alexa McKinley led the Chargers with 12 points, while Laney Moore added eight.

Central’s seventh-grade girls B team topped St. Bartholomew 22-18 and Jennings County 45-5. Haylee Acton and Megan Vetter each scored eight points to lead the Chargers against St. Bartholomew, while Maddison Uphaus scored 12 and Abby Woodruff added nine against the Panthers.

The Central eighth-grade girls B team beat Jennings 60-8. Makayla Reeves and Sydney Kimbler each scored 10 points for the Chargers.

Central’s eighth-grade boys beat Jennings 44-35 and lost to Center Grove Central 31-18. Clayton Bierman scored 16 points, and Cole Gilley added 10 against the Panthers. Thorne Ross led the Chargers with five points against Center Grove Central.

The Central eighth-grade boys B team beat Northside 30-26 and fell to Center Grove Central 31-17. Lance Greiwe led the Chargers with eight points against Northside, and Elijah Wilson and Ross each had three points against Center Grove Central.

Central’s seventh-grade boys beat Jennings 49-29 and Center Grove Central 44-40. Ben Major scored 14 points, and Reese Harmon added 10 against the Panthers. Harmon had 15, and Jacob Pierce added 11 against Center Grove Central.

The Central seventh-grade boys B team fell to Northside 35-28 and Center Grove Central 30-26. Crase Bergman led the Chargers with 18 points against the Panthers and 13 against Center Grove Central.

Irish boys fall twice

The St. Bartholomew seventh-grade boys lost to Indian Creek 43-27 on Tuesday and Jennings County 44-25 on Thursday. Luke Golding led the Irish with 14 points against Indian Creek.

Michael Gambaiani scored 10 points against Jennings. Lane Laughterbaugh led the Panthers with 13 points, while Landon Hacker added 12.

Panthers sweep Irish

The Jennings County seventh- and eighth-grade girls swept St. Bartholomew on Thursday.

The Panthers won the seventh-grade game 47-27. Cassidy Mull led Jennings with 10 points, while Kaylee Kiewit added eight.

The Panther eighth- graders won 43-29. Baylee Byford led Jennings with 17 points, while Hannah Betram added 13. The Panthers also beat Scottsburg 43-21 on Tuesday behind eight points from Byford.

The Jennings seventh-grade boys blue team lost to Crothersville 35-34 Monday and Northside 28-19 Wednesday. Braydan Wilson scored 11 points, and Raul Ruiz added eight against Crothersville. Dillon Jackson led the Panthers with 10 against Northside.


Icemen win three

The Columbus Icemen won all three of their games two weekends ago to improve to 13-3 this season.

The Icemen beat Bloomington 6-5.

Cam Nelson and Sam Haak each scored two goals, while Dustin Rodgers and Noah Carlock each added one. Mark Mayhew had two assists; and Jarod Buchta, Evan Shaw, Sean Bowman, Carlock and Nelson all added one. Jacob Behrman recorded 19 saves.

Columbus blanked Evansville 4-0 on goals from Carlock, Bowman, Shaw and Will Mayhew. Jack Tearman posted 12 shots in the shutout.

The Icemen concluded the weekend with a 5-2 win against Evansville. Mark Mayhew, Rodgers, Jalan Armstrong, Shaw and Nelson scored goals. Sam Thomasson, Buchta, Jordan Kelley, Armstrong and Bowman had assists. Behrman notched seven saves.


Two remain unbeaten

The Rockpile and Monsters of Rock each won their games to improve to 4-0.

The Rockpile beat Yoopers 4-1 on goals from Todd Houchin, Tyler Houchin, Tyler Douthitt and Brent Gordon. Ryan Ingalls scored for Yoopers.

Monsters of Rock downed Flying Zambonis 3-1 on goals from Rob Jones, Greg Thomas and Zach Henderson. Shawn Bauman scored for Flying Zambonis.

Matt Psota scored two goals to lead Hansons to a 3-0 victory against CCA Kutters. Rahul Bhardwaj had the other goal.

Our Name is Earl routed Jennings County 7-0. Dane Bremer, Tom Kareus, Jason Kanoke, Pedro Viteri, Nick Lewis, Matt Greer and Katie Putman scored goals.


Pair roll big numbers

Rick Bryant rolled the men’s high game (275) and series (692), and Rose Behymer had the women’s high game (234) and series (573) in the Merry Mixers Friday Night League. Burton’s Hydraulics posted the high handicap team game (1,030), and Margie’s Munchkins had the high handicap team series (2,896).

Courtney Barker notched the women’s high game (257) and series (637) in the Sunday Night Mixed League. Dwight Beatty had the men’s high game (268), and Thomas Wilson had the men’s high series (716). Whitt’s Construction leads the team standings at 66-30.

In the Wednesday Night Mixed League, Chadwick Lofton rolled the men’s high game (258), Clint Million had the men’s high series (658), Leda Dean posted the women’s high game (193), and Lu Kinman had the women’s high series (521). Old Time Flea Market and Gutter Dusters are tied atop the team standings at 72-32.

Rick Wilson Jr. recorded the high game (279), and Randy Rudzinski had the high series (751) in the Tuesday Night Men’s League. Mike’s Repair Plus notched the high team game (1,266) and series (3,616). Enviro-Test and Papa’s Grill are tied atop the team standings at 76-28.