Donner swimmers win event

Staff Reports

Donner Swim Club racked up 566 points last weekend to capture its 14-team Donner Winter Invitational.

Seven Donner swimmers won High Point Awards for their age divisions — Solomon Gearheart (15-and-over boys), Nicholas Green (13-14 boys), Rachel Sabotin (13-14 girls), Lauren Barker (11-12 girls), Brady Beyer (9-10 boys), Nalanie Cortez (9-10 girls) and Parth Shah (7-8 boys).

Of the 87 Donner swimmers, 85 had lifetime-bests in events they had previously swam. Seventeen had lifetime-bests in every event they swam, and 67 had lifetime-bests in at least half of the events they swam.

North JV wins 4 events

Columbus North boys won four events in the Conference Indiana junior varsity meet.

Nico Jones won the 200-yard freestyle (2 minutes, 10.34 seconds), Jackson Nagel took the 50 freestyle (25.06) and Lorenzo Acquati captured the 100 butterfly (1:03.78). Jacob Landini, Rishi Poludasu, Acquati and Ray Ehara won the 200 medley relay (2:02.50).

Acquati finished second (25.52), and Cameron Phillips took third (25.54) in the 50 freestyle. Michael Lee (1:06.69) and Johnny Hodson (1:07.93) were second and third in the 100 backstroke. The Bull Frogs also finished second in the 200 freestyle (1:45.53) and 400 freestyle (4:03.24) relays.


East JV goes 3-1

The Columbus East junior varsity won three of four matches in the Milan 5-way. The Olympians routed Switzerland County 69-9 and New Washington 56-17 before falling to Milan 45-22 and beating Jennings County 57-9.

Six Olympians won Outstanding Wrestler Awards — Ashton Jones (3-0 at 106 pounds), Cole Schultheis (4-0 at 132), Andy Davidson (4-0 at 138), Ben Wilkerson (4-0 at 152), Grant Totten (4-0 at 170) and Harry Crider (3-1 at 285). Also, Branden Lane and Dalton Anderson each went 2-0 at 285.

Panthers win twice

Jennings County Middle School opened its season with a 91-29 win against Seymour on Tuesday, then routed Greensburg 84-34 on Thursday.

Dathan Malone (80), Teagen Johnson (85), Tyler Parker (95), Keagen Craig (100), Fisher Richard (105), Kyle Nugent (110), Rusty Vaughn (130), Jared Corya (140), Logan Askew (145), Tennessee Henry (155), Sammy Bennett (175), Jake Coffman (200) and Nathaniel McDonald (285) all won by pin for the Panthers against Seymour. Jimmy Klingler (185) won by forfeit, while Kade Law (125) won by major decision and Joey Moran (120) won by decision.

Against Greensburg, Johnson (90), Parker (95), Craig (100), Law (125), Corya (140) and Gerado Baez (210) won by pin. Kenton Wilson (75), Andrew Mohr (85), Ethan Matthews (130), Richard Puckett (135), Adam Stillinger (145), Cameron Harris (165), Bennett (180) and Mason Coffey (285) won by forfeit.


Bowler rolls 299 game

Ryan Robertson bowled a 299 game and also had the men’s high series (721) in the Wednesday Night Mixed League.

Shannon Antcliff posted the high women’s game (224) and series (610). Old Time Flea Market leads the team standings at 122-46.

Brandy Wilson notched the women’s high game (215) and series (603) in the Sunday Night Mixed League. Steve Sebastian had the men’s high game (268), and Michael Cook had the men’s high series (696). The Dirty Turtle leads the team standings at 105-55, one game ahead of Who?

In the Tuesday Night Men’s League, Mickey Bennett rolled the high game (279), and Rick Wilson Jr. had the high series (759). Papa’s Grill posted the high team game (1,295), and Independents had the high team series (3,654). Papa’s Grill leads the team standings at 117-51, one game ahead of Enviro-Test.

In the Senior Men’s League, Kenneth Winkle notched the high game (247), and Steve Phillips had the high series (694).

Hawks had the high team handicap series (3,162), and Falcons lead the team standings at 121-39.


Chargers down Irish

The Central seventh-graders picked up a 43-11 win Tuesday at St. Bartholomew.

Jacob Gilliam led the Chargers with 11 points. Crase Bergman added 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Kyle Carlson led the Irish with seven points. Sean Ryan grabbed six rebounds.

Panthers top Owls

The Jennings County seventh-grade boys blue team downed Seymour 32-23 on Monday. Braydan Wilson led the Panthers (6-10) with 15 points.

The Jennings seventh-grade girls white squad fell to Seymour 20-18 on Monday and Northside 23-5 on Wednesday. Autumn Maschino scored nine points against Seymour, and Alaina Young had three against Northside.


Rockpile stays perfect

The Rockpile ran its record to 8-0 with a 10-0 win against CCA Kutters. Matt Street scored three goals, while Ricky Hooten added two and Stephanie Pigneri, Tyler Houchin, Tyler Douthit, Brent Gordon and Dave Dickenson all had one.

Our Name is Earl blanked Toyota Tsunami’s 6-0. Dane Bremer and Pedro Viteri each scored two goals, and Tom Kareus and Nick Lewis each had one.

Monsters of Rock shut out Jennings County 5-0. Greg Thomas, Rob Jones, Amanda Stewart, Kathryn McCarty and Zach Hendersen netted the goals.

Flying Zambonis edged Hansons 2-1 on a pair of goals from Bryan Plunkett. John Lane scored for Hansons.