Senior reaches milestone
HOPE — Brea Metz went over the 1,000-kill mark for her career Thursday night in Class A No. 6 Hauser’s 25-7, 25-20, 25-11 win against Oldenburg Academy.
Metz, who pounded 17 kills, now has 1,008 in her career, which ranks second in school history behind Lauren Gross’ 1,532. Metz also had three blocks, while Alana Owen recorded 29 assists and three blocks and Sydney Schoen notched seven digs and seven aces.
Schoen also had eight kills and one assist for the Jets (22-2). Hailey Lange added one assist and six digs, Sarah Tedder tallied six digs and five aces, Tannyr Davis pounded five kills, Madie Sherman had one block and Taylor Henderson served three aces.
Crusaders rout Wolves
Columbus Christian had little trouble in rolling to a 25-7, 25-12, 25-6 win against Providence Cristo Rey.
Sabrina Herron led the Crusaders (14-3) with nine assists and two digs. Savannah Herron pounded six kills, Mayah Schundelmeier had one block and Savannah Spurgeon served 10 aces.
Hannah Stair added one dig, and Sabrina Herron served seven aces.
Eagles sweep Spartans
NASHVILLE — Brown County cruised to a 25-20, 25-17, 25-16 win against Southwestern (Shelby).
Elisabeth Huls led the Eagles (7-11) with nine digs and five aces. Hallee Miller pounded 11 kills, Madalyn Allen recorded 17 assists, Mekenzie Dunnuck had four blocks and Elisabeth Huls notched nine digs.
Jets tie Pirates
HOPE — Hauser outshot Greensburg 19-5, but had to settle for a 0-0 tie.
Pete Trotter recorded on save for the Jets (6-4-1).
Columbus Christian falls
Providence Cristo Rey built a 3-0 halftime lead and went on to post a 5-1 win at Columbus Christian.
Kyle Foster scored the goal for the Crusaders (4-4). The Wolves outshot Columbus Christian 23-13, with Evan Reed recording 18 saves.
Cougar boys take 7th
GREENSBURG — South Decatur finished seventh and Hauser ninth in the boys race at the Greensburg Invitational. East Central won the meet.
Cole Bower finished 30th in 19 minutes, 3 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles) to lead the Cougars. Brandon Malott and Dylan Cowins took 35th and 36th in 19:28 and 19:36, while Charlie Hamilton was 39th (19:52) and Carl Kroger 48th (20:55).
David Seelye led the Jets with a ninth-place finish in 17:58. Austin Everroad took 45th in 20:36, while Owen Green was 46th (20:45), Jordan Johnson 49th (21:05) and Sam Robinson 60th (22:33).
Trinity Lutheran’s lone runner, AJ Goecker, finished third in 17:22.
South Decatur’s girls finished ninth in a meet won by Batesville. Sierra Kalli led the Cougars with a 21st-place finish in 23:09, while Hannah Miller was 38th (25:41), Claire Hamilton 49th (26:43), Stacy Fox 53rd (27:17) and Marta Reputin 57th (27:58).
Hauser had four girls, one short of the number needed to score as a team. Tori Chandler finished 32nd in 24:51, while Maleah Bates was 39th (25:43), Naomi Gollmer 56th (27:41) and Kristin Keith 65th (30:54).
Cubs oust Panthers
NORTH VERNON — Jennings County won at No. 2 singles, but that was all in a 4-1 loss to Madison in the Jennings Sectional semifinals.
Weston Miller beat Christian Brown 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 singles for the Panthers. Justin Gasper fell to Jack Burnett 6-3, 7-5 at No. 1 singles, and Bryce Kirchner lost to Jacob Jones 6-1, 4-3, injury retired at No. 3 singles. Luke Ertel and Briar Davis fell to Ceaton Bowman and Cooper Yancey 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and Garrett Marsh and Austin Mills lost to Clay Vaughn and Jerremy Huff 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.
Warriors top Trinity
SEYMOUR — Trinity Lutheran won only one game in the five matches in a 5-0 loss to Scottsburg in the Seymour Sectional semifinals.
Bailey Baker fell to Isaac Everitt 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles for the Cougars (0-12). Jonathan Keith lost to Caleb White at No. 2 singles, Jace Crockett lost to Mason Ruble at No. 3 singles, Matt Stuckwisch and Aden Jones fell to Isaiah Walker and Camden Jones at No. 1 doubles and Hunter Morgan and Pierce McCammon lost to Malachi Carr and Mark Hays at No. 2 doubles, all by 6-0, 6-0 scores.