High school sports roundup – December 9


Olympians sweep Panthers

The Jennings County boys won seven events to five for Columbus East Thursday night, but the Olympians had more depth in a 110-66 win.

The East girls prevailed 105-77, despite being without top swimmer Cortney VanLiew, who is in New York for the Wendy’s High School Heisman activities.

Austin Smith won the 50-yard freestyle (24.48 seconds) and 100 freestyle (54.47) to lead the Olympian boys. Griff McGaha took the 100 backstroke (1:06.38), and East captured the 200 medley (2:01.11) and 200 freestyle (1:41.81) relays.

The Panthers were led by wins from Peyton Moore in the 200 freestyle (1:51.55) and 500 freestyle (5:10.24) and Trey Hundley in the 200 individual medley (2:19.57) and 100 breaststroke (1:13.56). Austin Mills took the diving competition (221.75 points), Evan Dubben captured the 100 butterfly (1:01.19) and Jennings won the 400 freestyle relay (3:40.24).

For the East girls, Whitley Eicher won the 200 IM (2:26.66) and 100 butterfly (1:02.77), and Lizzy Frazier took the 50 freestyle (27.46) and 100 freestyle (59.71). Annie Frazier captured the 100 backstroke (1:07.94), Jennifer Utterback won the 100 breaststroke (1:19.61) and the Olympians took the 200 medley (2:03.37) and 400 freestyle (4:00.91) relays.

Ashton Koons won the 200 freestyle (2:09.92) and 500 freestyle (5:44.42) to lead the Jennings girls. Hailey Brown took the diving (226.10), and the Panthers captured the 200 freestyle relay (1:56.47).


Panthers rout Pirates

GREENSBURG — Jennings County won 11 of the 14 matches in rolling to a 60-14 victory at Greensburg.

Brady Shepherd (285 pounds), Victor Antunez (120), Rusty Vaughn (138), Jacoby Trotter (152), Zane Beineke (160) and Sam Wolff (182) all won by pin for the Panthers. Shon Warner (220) and Teagan Johnson (106) won by forfeit, and Logan Allen (132) won by injury default.

Jennings’ Brooks Wathen (145) and James Jump (195) won by decision.


Cougars rally past Lancers

EDINBURGH — Greenwood Christian Academy rallied from a nine-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter to claim a 44-38 win at Edinburgh.

Destiney Ramey finished with 12 points to lead the Lancers (4-6). Allie Schooler added 10.