Donner swimmers make splash

Staff Reports

Donner Swim Club finished sixth in last weekend’s Bloomington Swim Club Winter Invitational.

Nalanie Cortez set meet records in winning the 10-and-under girls 50-yard freestyle (26.20 seconds), 50 backstroke (31.37), 100 backstroke (1:08.12) and 200 individual medley (2:27.14). She also won the 50 butterfly, 50 breaststroke and 100 butterfly on her way to winning the high-point award in her division.

Cortez, who also finished ninth in the open girls 500 freestyle, teamed with Karissa Bevis, Lauren Barker and Sydney Morlok to win the 10-and-under 200 medley relay. Barker won the 10-and-under 100 freestyle.

Rachel Sabotin won the 13 to 14 girls 100 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 IM in winning the high-point award for her division. She also won the open girls 400 IM.

Olivia Morlok won the 13 to 14 girls 1,650 freestyle. Sabotin, Morlok, Karlie Brown and Betsy King took the 200 medley relay.

Brady Beyer won the 10-and-under boys 50 breaststroke, 100 breaststroke, 50 butterfly and 100 butterfly. Nicholas Green took the 500 freestyle and 200 butterfly on his way to the high-point award in that division.


Central 7th-graders go 6-0

The Central seventh-grade boys basketball team won all six of its games last week, including the Santa Claus Tournament, where it beat Bedford 43-29 and Martinsville 45-32.

Reese Harmon led the Chargers with 20 points against Bedford. Tyler Boyer scored 14 against Martinsville, while Ben Major added 12 and Harmon had 10.

Central beat Madison 56-39 behind 19 points from Harmon and 16 from Boyer.

Harmon scored 15, and Jacob Pierce added 14 in a 53-29 win against Greensburg.

Major and Harmon each scored 13 points in a 49-19 win against Seymour. The Chargers also won the B game 43-13, with Noah Davis, Crase Bergman and Blake Stevens all scoring eight points.

The Central eighth-grade boys also swept Seymour, winning the A game 43-21 behind 15 points from Adam Champan. Nash Johnson scored 12 points in the B team’s 30-26 victory.

The Chargers fell to Greensburg 36-36, with Clayton Bierman leading the way with 13 points. Logan Kaisher hit a last-second 3-pointer to lift Central to a 48-47 win against Madison. Cole Gilley scored 20 points and Bierman added 10.

Central beat Bedford 38-30 and fell to Martinsville 52-41 in the Santa Claus Classic. Bierman scored 12 points, and Jackson Payne added 10 against Bedford. Chapman had 13 and Bierman 10 against Martinsville.

The Central seventh-grade girls beat St. Peter’s 50-4 and Madison 36-31. Alexa McKinley scored 12 points, and Gretchen Comer and Laney Moore each added 10 against St. Peter’s. Moore had 10 against Madison.

The Chargers’ eighth-grade girls beat St. Peter’s 43-17 and Madison 41-26. Riley Eder led the way with 10 points against Madison.

Irish fall to Immanuel

The St. Bartholomew seventh-grade boys lost to Immanuel Lutheran 50-23.

Luke Golding led the Irish with 10 points. Michael Gambaiani added nine.

Jennings girls win

The Jennings County seventh-grade girls won a pair of games, beating Northside 33-26 and Austin 35-26. Kennede Gerhard led the Panthers with 13 points against Northside.

Gerhard, Addyson Kent and Makenna Maschino all scored nine against Austin.

The Jennings eighth-grade girls fell to Southwestern (Hanover) 52-4. Autumn Maschino and Jacquelyn Blevins each scored two points.

Jennings’ seventh-grade boys beat South Dearborn 25-13. Braydan Wilson, Dillon Jackson and Raul Ruiz all scored six points.


Olympians JV falls

The Columbus East JV wrestling team fell to Martinsville.

Seth Turner at 195 pounds posted the lone win for the Olympians. Josh Zamparripa (160) and Skylar Combs (182) both lost their matches.


Rockpile stays perfect

Matt Street scored four goals to lead The Rockpile to a 7-2 win against Toyota Tsunamis.

Tyler Houchin added two goals and Dave Dickenson had one for The Rockpile, which improved to 6-0. Jimmy Robertson and Greg McNeely scored for Tsunamis.

Josh D’anna scored three goals, while Ryan Ingalls added two, and Nate Kent and Sarah Frankhauser each had one in Yoopers’ 7-1 win against Jennings County. Eric Wernke scored for Jennings.

Our Name is Earl blanked Hansons 2-0 behind goals from Dane Bremer and Jason Kanoke.

Flying Zambonis and CCA Kutters played to a 1-1 tie. Rebecca Reutell scored for Zambonis, and James Schnable scored for Kutters.


Bowler nets top game, series

Star Johnson rolled the women’s high game (224) and series (532) in the Wednesday Night Mixed League. Ryan Robertson had the men’s high game (258), and Dakota Burke had the men’s high series (69). Old Time Flea Market leads the team standings at 86-34.

Doug Henry recorded the men’s high game (240) and series (663) in the Merry Mixers Friday Night League. Bert Phillips had the women’s high game (224), and Shannon Antcliff had the women’s high series (588). Margie’s Munchkins had the high handicap team game (1,017), and Columbus Bowling Center had the high handicap team series (2,913).

In the Thursday Ladies Matinee, Carol Baldwin posted the high game (194), and Leda Dean had the high series (527). Chillin Out had the high team game (660) and series (1,907) and leads the team standings at 84-52.

Courtney Barker rolled the women’s high game (248) and series (656) in the Sunday Night Mixed League.

Toby Burton had the men’s high game (237), and Thomas Wilson had the men’s high series (633). Whitt’s Construction leads the team standings at 72-32.

In the Tuesday Night Men’s League, Chris Davis notched the high game (290), and Jordan Gray had the high series (712). Exception to Rule 3 had the high team game (1,297), and Liquor Box had the high team series (3,480). Papa’s Grill leads the team standings at 81-31.