High school sports roundup – September 16


North bests Brownstown

BROWNSTOWN — Columbus North overcame a second-set setback to win the final two sets for a 25-19, 14-25, 25-23, 25-22 victory at Brownstown Central.

Agustina Fainguersch pounded 12 kills, Mady Johnson recorded 29 assists, Maliah Howard-Bass had five solo and 10 assist blocks, Mackenzie Rooks notched a season-high 31 digs and Maddy Sebahar served two aces to lead the Bull Dogs (9-4).

Imani Guy added 11 kills and four solo and five assist blocks, Hannah Weaver had seven kills and 18 digs and Johnson notched 11 digs and an ace. Howard-Bass also had seven kills, while Sebahar tallied 10 digs and Fainguersch served an ace.

Olympians fall in five

NEW ALBANY — Class 4A No. 6 Columbus East won the first two sets, but New Albany rallied for a 23-25, 21-25, 25-20, 25-20, 15-10 victory.

Alaysha Pollert led the Olympians (11-4, 4-1) with 29 digs and six aces. Cortney VanLiew pounded 28 kills, Kendal Williams recorded 39 assists and Bailey Western had one block.

Western also had 19 kills. VanLiew notched 20 digs, Adycin Rager added 17 digs and Brooke Banister served three aces.

Crusaders top Traders Point

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus Christian cruised to a 25-14, 25-22, 25-16 win at Traders Point Christian.

Sabrina Herron led the Crusaders (11-1) with six kills and 12 assists. Madison Henderson had one solo block, Hannah Stair recorded five digs and Hannah Lorimor served six aces.

Lorimor and Henderson each pounded five kills, and Mayah Schundlemier and Savannah Spurgeon each had an assist block. Sabrina Harrison and Savannah Herron each notched two digs, and Schundlemier served four aces.

Panthers rout Rock Creek

NORTH VERNON — Jennings County won for the third time in four games, a 25-18, 26-24, 25-21 victory against Rock Creek Academy.

Hanah Bertram led the Panthers (4-11) with 16 digs and four aces. Emma McPeek pounded 13 kills, and Carissa Kinney recorded 23 assists.

Kinney also had seven kills and three aces. Sydney Holt notched seven digs.

Lancers sweep Eagles

EDINBURGH — Brown County made it close in two of the three sets, but Edinburgh claimed a 26-24, 25-15, 25-22 victory.

The Lancers improved to 10-7.

Hallee Miller pounded eight kills, Maggie Redmond recorded 17 assists, Shea Keller and Mekenzie Dunnuck each had two blocks, Ryanne Smith notched eight digs and Baelyn Koester seved two aces to lead the Eagles (3-10). Dunnuck added seven kills.

Trinity falls in four

INDIANAPOLIS — Trinity Lutheran won the second set, but Indianapolis Lutheran took the final two to claim a 25-22, 14-25, 25-23, 25-21 victory.

Hannah Sabotin pounded five kills, and Whitney Rogers served three aces to lead the Cougars. Abby Schult added four kills.


Bull Dogs blank Falcons

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus North scored three goals in the second half to break open a close game and post a 4-0 Conference Indiana East Division win at Perry Meridian.

The Bull Dogs (6-2-1, 2-0) scored in the first half when Ian Hussey headed in a pass from Alex McGill. In the second half, McGill scored off an assist from Rico Hollenkamp, Hollenkamp converted a penalty kick and Finn Anderson headed in a pass from Hollenkamp.

Mark Salle-Tabor played the first 71 minutes in goal and recorded five saves. Drew Cvelbar did not face a shot on goal in the final nine minutes.

Eagles topple Cougars

NASHVILLE — Brown County netted a pair of first-half goals to claim a 2-0 win against Trinity Lutheran.

Landon Cambridge scored off an assist from Luke Fittz in the third minute for the Eagles (7-2-1). Fittz then scored off a pass from Cambridge in the 30th minute.

Brown County’s Noah Seidle recorded six saves.


East edges Seymour

Columbus East pulled out a three-set win at No. 1 doubles to claim a 3-2 victory against Seymour.

Neeraj Pandita beat Ty McCory 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles for the Olympians (8-3). Sammy Woolwine and Daniel Kuhlman downed Grant Handloser and Johnny Rennekamp 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles, and Austin Guse and Jackson Stevens topped Sam Schmidt and Jonathan Valasquez 7-5, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.

East’s Matt Furnish fell to Alex Berry 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. Ben Kuhlman lost to Adam Berry 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.

Delta downs North

GREENFIELD — No. 23 Columbus North won at No. 1 doubles, but that was all in a 4-1 loss against No. 12 Delta at Greenfield-Central.

Kevin Lin and Ammar Khaled beat Johan Haley and Joel Ashman 6-4, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles for the Bull Dogs (8-4).

North’s Nathan VanDeventer fell to Alec Robillard 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Anay Gangal lost to Jason Wegner 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and Ben Mayhew fell to Tannon Dishman 6-0, 6-3 at No. 3 singles. Isaac Jackson and Lucas Huang lost to Parker Robillard and Michael Morris 6-3, 6-3 at No. 2 singles.

Jets fall to Pirates

HOPE — Hauser pulled out a three-set win at No. 1 doubles, but that was all in a 4-1 loss to Greensburg.

Alex Gross and Jacob Johnson beat Logan Smith and Ben Duerstock 4-6, 6-4, (10-8) at No. 1 doubles for the Jets (7-4).

Hauser’s Sam Meek fell to Kyle Sellers 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, Justin Compton lost to Trevor Foster 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 singles and Jacob Rudd fell to Nathan Emsweller 6-3, 6-2 at No. 3 singles. Jacob Rose and Sean Miller lost to Alex Hughes and Tucker Bailey 3-6, 6-3, (10-8) at No. 2 doubles.

Edinburgh upends Lutheran

INDIANAPOLIS — Edinburgh pulled out a three-set win at No. 2 doubles to claim a 3-2 victory at Indianapolis Lutheran.

Coltan Henderson beat Andy Fitzpatrick  6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Carlos Pazmino downed Carson Thomas 6-1, 6-3 at No. 2 singles for the Lancers. Kegan Jones and Bladen Hancock topped Ian Schwartz and Ethan Tran 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 at No. 2 doubles.

Edinburgh’s Tommy Schneider and Blade Elliott fell to Hogan Scanlan and Nik Jeffries 6-0, 7-5 at No. 1 doubles. Gavin Hancock had to retire trailing Sean Scanlan 3-6, 6-3, 2-1 at No. 3 singles.


Olympians win at Greensburg

GREENSBURG — Columbus East had a chance to play on the Greensburg Country Club course that will host Saturday’s sectional and posted a 190-196 win against Greensburg.

Autumn Fateley won medalist honors with a 42. Natalie Ryan added a 47, Lily Shelp had a 49 and Zoe Rangel and Lauren Steinwedel each shot 52.

Cougars outshoot Eagles

GREENSBURG — Lydia Wolterman carded a 43 to win medalist honors and lead South Decatur to a 194-246 against Jac-Cen-Del at Wyaloosing Creek.

Shelby Vannatta added a 45 for the Cougars. Olivia Clarkson and Olivia Fry each shot 53 and Annie Gant had a 54.

Lancers trim Spartans

FRANKLIN — Edinburgh wrapped up its regular season with a 210-227 win against Southwestern (Shelby) at Deer Valley.

Vanessa McManaway won medalist honors with a 44 to lead the Lancers. Savannah Kellams carded a 53, Maddie Giles added a 56, Kenzie Hill shot 57, Kierra Richards had a 58 and Bethany Burton finished with a 69.


Tiger Cubs stop Eagles

NASHVILLE — Greencastle broke open a close game at halftime to pull away for a 5-2 Western Indiana Conference win at Brown County.

Laura Sheckell and Azhia Morgan scored the goals for the Eagles. Bailee Robinson recorded eight saves, and Skyler Fleischman had four saves.

Lions shut out Cougars

SEYMOUR — Trinity Lutheran couldn’t find the net in a 2-0 loss to Salem.

The Lions outshot the Cougars (2-10) 11-4. Lexi Keller posted 10 saves.