Local sports roundup – April 14


East rallies for win

BATESVILLE — Columbus East overcame an early 3-1 deficit Thursday to rally for a 10-5 win at Batesville.

The Olympians (6-2) led 4-3 after five innings before scoring six times in the sixth to pull away.

Jon Crawford went 3 for 4 with three doubles and three RBIs to lead East’s 11-hit attack. Eric McMullen went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs and allowed only two unearned runs over the final five innings to pick up the win.

Jets outlast Chargers

GREENSBURG — Class A No. 5 Hauser took advantage of eight North Decatur errors to claim a 16-11 Mid-Hoosier Conference win.

Evan Shaw went 2 for 4 with a double, a triple and two RBIs for the Jets (6-1, 3-0). Trey Johnson went 2 for 5, and Sean Miller had three RBIs.

Columbus Christian wins

Columbus Christian picked up its first win of the season, a 10-8 victory against Suburban Christian.

Logan Roth went 3 for 4 for the Crusaders (1-1). Connor Graham went 2 for 3 with three RBIs, and Kyle Foster went 2 for 4.

Game called for darkness

EDINBURGH — South Decatur and Edinburgh were tied 2-2 after 10 innings when the game was suspended because of darkness.

The MHC game will be resumed today prior to the start of the scheduled game between the two teams at South Decatur.


Franklin Central tops North

Columbus North led 2-1 after one inning, but Franklin Central recovered for an 11-2 Conference Indiana East Division victory.

Haylee Medve had an RBI-double in the first for the Bull Dogs (0-8).

Jets overcome injury

GREENSBURG — Hauser received some bad news Tuesday when it found out standout pitcher Tessa Sims won’t be able to pitch the rest of the regular season because of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS). She will have surgery June 13 in St. Louis.

Sims still is fine to hit, though. She went 3 for 4 with a triple and four RBIs in Thursday’s 11-4 MHC win at North Decatur.

Hailey Lange went 3 for 5 with two doubles and three RBIs and Hunter Crain, who took over the pitching duties from Sims, went 2 for 3 for the Jets (5-1, 3-0). Leah Joyce had two RBIs

Lancers stop Cougars

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh picked up its first MHC win of the season, a 6-3 decision against South Decatur.

Sidney Beier went 4 for 4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for the Lancers (3-3, 1-2). Bri Howard went 2 for 3 with a double, Vanessa McManaway went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs and Maddi Clark went 2 for 4 and threw a five-hitter.

Mackenzie Kopplin had a double and two RBIs for the Cougars (1-6, 0-2).

Panthers down Pirates

GREENSBURG — Jennings County scored three times in the first inning and went on to hand Greensburg an 8-2 loss.

Lexi South went 2 for 3 with two RBIs for the Panthers (5-3). Tesla Kopitzke went 2 for 4 with a double.


Bull Dogs blank Falcons

No. 13 Columbus North had little trouble in rolling to a 5-0 Conference Indiana East Divison win against Perry Meridian.

Aubrey Smith won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Yijaing Zhao prevailed 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and Eva Chavalier triumphed 6-2, 6-3 at No. 3 singles for the Bull Dogs (6-1). Shweta Srinivasan and Ellen Carson rolled 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles and Servane Cloteaux and Jenna Jarnagan won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.

East topples Seymour

No. 26 Columbus East swept the singles matches in a 4-1 win against Seymour.

Megna Chari won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Adycin Rager prevailed 4-6, 6-4, (10-4) at No. 2 singles, Kathryn Hodzen rolled 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles and Carolyn Travis and Emie Kiser triumphed 6-4, 6-3 at No. 2 singles for the Olympians (4-1). Kendall Gerken and Alaysha Pollert fell  6-0, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles.

Jets upend Lancers

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh won the No. 1 singles match, but Hauser took the other four to claim a 4-1 Mid-Hoosier Conference victory.

Catherine Bruer beat Molly Bowker 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 singles, and Madie Sherman downed Heather Jones 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles for the Jets (1-1). Annie Ashbrook and Sarah Tedder topped Hannah Gosman and Sophia Parmer 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles, and Abby Johnson and Tori Chandler beat Clara Carman and Haley Jones 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.

Edinburgh’s win came at No. 1 singles, where Allie Schooler beat Alana Owen 6-1, 6-3.

Warriors edge Panthers

SCOTTSBURG — Scottsburg pulled out a 3-2 win against Jennings County.

Rebecca Driver won 5-7, 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 singles, and Callie Wilder and Abigail DeCamp prevailed 7-6 (5), 6-0 at No. 2 doubles for the Panthers. Avis McGovern fell 6-3, 7-5 at No. 1 singles, Hailey Brown lost 6-2, 6-4 at No. 3 singles and Maddy Hill and Ellie Hearne fell 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles.


Bull Dogs down Flashes

Matt Vorndran fired a 36 to win medalist honors for the third consecutive match and lead Columbus North to a 152-185 win against Franklin Central at Harrison Lake.

Drew Smith carded a 37 for the Bull Dogs. Spencer Fairbanks added a 39, Bryce Turner had a 40, Henry Kiel and Zachary Schiavello each shot 41, Jackson Kerber finished with a 49 and Reece Moore had a 50.

Eagles take second

BLOOMINGTON — Parker VanNess won medalist honors with a 38, but host Edgewood outshot Brown County 180-190 at Cascades. Owen Valley finished third with a 200.

Dawson Dunnuck carded a 43 for the Eagles. Tyler Poling added a 54, Peyton Proctor shot 55, Brendan Asher had a 59 and Rex Waters finished with a 66.

Cougars defeat Indians

GREENSBURG — Jake Johnson carded a 42 to win medalist honors and lead South Decatur to a 192-199 win against Milan at Wyaloosing Creek

Jake Vannatta and Nick Bales each shot 47 for the Cougars. Kirby Owens added a 56, and Logan Owens had a 61.

Lancers take third

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh finished third in a tri match. Morristown won with a 188 to 230 for Southwestern (Shelby) and 234 for the Lancers.

Bladen Hancock led Edinburgh with a 43. Brayden McManaway and Kegan Jones each shot 60, and Zach Burton had a 71.