High school sports roundup – April 15


Bull Dogs roll

JEFFERSONVILLE — Thirteenth-ranked Columbus North dropped only 11 games in the five matches Friday in rolling to a 5-0 win at Jeffersonville in the opening round of the Jeffersonville Tournament.

Aubrey Smith beat Alatna Lacy 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, Madelyn Sanders downed Katlyn Gernand 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Yijaing Zhao blanked Kate Henderson 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles for the Bull Dogs (7-1).

North’s Shweta Srinivasan and Ellen Carson topped Kellie Wunsch and Ally Ward 6-3, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles. Eva Chevalier and Servane Cloteaux shut out Olivia Bischof and Emma Ellis 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

Eagles down Mustangs

ELLETTESVILLE — Brown County rolled in four of the matches to claim a 4-1 Western Indiana Conference East Division win at Edgewood.

Hallee Miller beat Carly Bennett 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, and Elisabeth Huls blanked Elizabeth Babbert 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles for the Eagles (2-3, 2-0). Vanessa Hoskins and Jacey Ferguson downed Annabelle French and Allie Frye 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles, and Sarah Barrick and Maria Villalon topped Alicia Nettleton and Emma Wilson 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

Brown County’s Baelyn Koester fell to Hallie Schmucker 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 at No. 3 singles.

Panthers pound Rebels

HANOVER — Jennings County dropped only seven games in the five matches in a 5-0 win at Southwestern (Hanover).

Avis McGovern beat Emma Foley  6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Rebecca Driver downed Kelsey Jones 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles, and Hailey Brown topped Sam Suthered 6-1, 6-2 at No. 3 singles for the Panthers (3-2).

Neither Jennings doubles team lost a game. Maddy Hill and Ellie Hearne blanked Ashlyn Cloud and Zoe Griffin at No. 1 doubles, and Callie Wilder and Abigail DeCamp beat Kaytlynn Sommer and Avery Davis at No. 2 doubles by 6-0, 6-0 scores.


Lancers, Cougars split

GREENSBURG — Zach Murphy hit a walkoff home run with with one out in the bottom of the 11th Friday to give Edinburgh a 3-2 win against South Decatur in a game that was suspended because of darkness after 10 innings on Thursday.

Coltan Henderson went 2 for 5 and pitched the 11th to pick up the win for the Lancers.

Hunter Seegers, who pitched all 10 innings Tuesday, went 3 for 6 for the Cougars. Devon Martin went 2 for 4, and Oakley Billingsley went 2 for 6.

South Decatur (3-4, 3-1) bounced back with a 5-3 win in the regularly-scheduled game. Billingsley pitched a complete game and went 2 for 2 with two doubles, and Jalen Winchester went 2 for 2.

Ryan Gaston went 2 for 3 for Edinburgh (4-4, 1-3). Gabe Wilson and Henderson each went 2 for 4.


Lancers edge Cougars

GREENSBURG — South Decatur was tied with Class A No. 10 Edinburgh after three innings, but the Lancers scored two in the fourth and held on for a 4-2 MHC win.

Maddi Clark went 3 for 4 for the Lancers (4-3, 2-2). Winning pitcher Bailey Woodall went 2 for 3 with a double, and Bri Howard went 2 for 3.

Brooke Helms went 3 for 3 with a double for the Cougars (1-7, 0-3). Annie Gant went 2 for 4, and pitcher Claire Wullenweber knocked in both runs.


Tigers upend Lancers

FRANKLIN — Triton Central claimed a 172-215 win against Edinburgh at Deer Valley.

Bladen Hancock led the Lancers with a 43. Brayden McManaway added a 48; Kegan Jones had a 59 and Gavin Hancock, Zach Burton and Noah Childers all shot 65.


Cougar boys win

GREENSBURG — The South Decatur boys captured the North Decatur Invitational title for the fourth consecutive year on Thursday.

Dylan Cowins won the 400 meters in 53.9 seconds, Brandon Malott captured the 300 hurdles (42.3) and Nick Benge took the 200 (23.6) for the Cougars.

South Decatur’s girls finished fourth overall. Marta Reputin took second in the 100 (13.5), and the Cougars were second in the 4×100 relay (54.8).


North wins tri meet

Columbus North won a tri meet Thursday, scoring 137 points to 66 for Franklin and 65 for Center Grove.

Nathan VanDeventer won the long jump (18 feet, 7 1/2 inches) for the Bull Dogs. Noah Algee (41- 1/2) and Dante Davis (39-8 1/2) won their flights in the shot put, and Ross Gill (13.8 seconds) and Josh Holley (14.7) won their heats of the 100 meters.

Holley, Gill, Anthony Ashcroft and VanDeventer won the 4×100 relay in 54.0.