High school sports roundup – September 8


Hat trick leads North

INDIANAPOLIS — Addy Lang scored three first-half goals, and Columbus North scored three more times in the second half to post a 6-0 Conference Indiana East Division win Wednesday at Southport.

Lang’s first half goals came off assists from Natalie Teo, Elise Whitley and Chloe Chambers. In the second half, Tanner Johnson scored off a pass from Baleigh Drum, and Drum and Chambers scored off assists from Christy DeDomenic.

The Bull Dogs (3-0-2, 2-0-0) outshot the Cardinals 19-1. Liz Tynan recorded one save in the first half, and Charlotte Verbanic did not face a shot in the second half.


Olympians edge Trojans

Columbus East had to shuffle its lineup because of a finger injury to No. 1 doubles player Sammy Woolwine, but still pulled out a 3-2 win against East Central on Wednesday.

Matt Furnish beat Matt Kuebel 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, and Neeraj Pandita downed Chase Lambridines 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2 singles for the Olympians (5-3). Austin Guse and Jackson Stevens topped Jared Boltenhein and Allen Pope 7-6 (9), 6-2.

East’s Luke Miller fell to Clark Maxwell 6-3, 6-0 at No. 3 singles. Daniel Kuhlman and Ben Kuhlman lost to Braden Stonefield and Bryce Wittich 7-5, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles.


Edinburgh tops Trinity

FRANKLIN — Vanessa McManaway carded a 43 to win medalist honors and lead Edinburgh to a 206-219 win against Trinity Lutheran on Wednesday at Deer Valley.

Kierra Richards and Maddie Giles each shot 54 for the Lancers. Savannah Kellams added a 55, Kenzie Hill shot 57 and Bethany Burton had a 72.

Macy Taylor led the Cougars with a 47. Demi Oakes added a 49, Morgan Gabbard had a 51 and Anna Benter and Cameo Hildreth each shot 72.


Panthers take third

SCOTTSBURG — Jennings County’s girls finished third in Tuesday’s Scottsburg Invitational. Corydon Central won with 52 points, while Brownstown Central edged the Panthers on the tiebreaker after both teams finished with 76.

Ashley Heindel led Jennings with a fifth-place finish in 23:07.00. Emma Morrison took seventh in 23:22.82, while Nicole Richardson was 14th (24:44.97), Sydney Taylor 24th (25:38.67) and Patricia Henney 34th (27:13.91).

Trinity Lutheran’s lone runner, AJ Goecker, finished fourth in the boys race in 18:40.00.


Cougars fall in 5

GREENSBURG — South Decatur won the first two sets Tuesday, but North Decatur rallied for an 18-25, 24-26, 25-19, 27-25, 15-11 Mid-Hoosier Conference win.

Clare Wullenweber pounded nine kills, Taylor Best recorded 11 assists, Sam Goodfellow had one solo and two assist blocks, Kayla Carder notched 25 digs and Brooke Helms served three aces to lead the Cougars. Helms also had seven kills and nine assists.