Northside golfers earn sweep

Girls, boys teams earn victories in tri match against Central, Greensburg

Staff Reports

The Northside Middle School boys and girls golf teams swept a tri match Thursday at Par 3 Golf Course.

The Spartan boys scored a 137 to 152 for Greensburg and 157 for Central. Northside’s girls had a 118, while Greensburg edged the Chargers 122-123 for third in a match that used only the top three scores from each team.

Northside’s Luke VanDeventer and Central’s Jacob Niedbalski each shot 30 to tie for medalist in the boys match. Aditya Banerjee carded a 34, Nolan Miller added a 36 and Luke Schneider had a 37 for the Spartans. Damon Gregory had a 35, and Cam Stattenfield and Kai Stidham each shot 46 for the Chargers.

Central’s Yestia Nischol was medalist in the girls match with a 34. Tiffany Fu led Northside with a 37, while Emma McGraha added a 39 and Erica Bishop had a 42. The Trojans’ Anna Hatton carded a 40.

On Tuesday, Northside’s boys won a tri-match, but Central’s girls were victorious at Par 3. The Spartan boys scored 142 to 148 for both the Chargers and St. Bartholomew. Central’s girls posted a 116 to 125 for Northside and 144 for the Irish in a match that used only the top three scores from each team.

St. Bartholomew’s Willy Davis won boys medalist honors with a 33. VanDeventer and Banerjee each shot 34, and Andrew Kueger and Schneider each shot 34 for the Spartans. Niedbalski led the Chargers with a 34, while Stattenfield added a 37, Chase Jones shot 38 and Gregory had a 39. Michael Gambaiani carded a 36, Carter Ward added a 38 and Joe Neal had a 42 for the Irish.

Nischol won medalist honors with a 30 to lead the Central girls. Paige Sherlock added a 42, and Hatton had a 44. Fu led the Spartans with a 39, while McGraha added a 42 and Ella Wilks had a 44. For St. Bartholomew, Sophia Musillami carded a 45, Sydney Lyons added a 48 and Ella Furber had a 51.

St. Bartholomew was coming off a 201-236 win against Jennings County at St. Annes. Gambaiani won medalist honors with a 45, while Ward added a 51, John Merritt shot 52 and Davis had a 53. Zach Bingham led the Panthers with a 52, while Mitchell Miller carded a 58, Chad Gasper added a 62 and Drew Yeager had a 64.

Jennings came back on Tuesday with a 215-255 win against Immanuel Lutheran. Bingham was medalist with a 48, while Wyatt Blackburn added a 53 and Brendon Michael and Gasper each shot 57.

On Wednesday, the Panthers finished with a 222 to take third in a tri match behind Madison (173) and Scottsburg (218). Bingham carded a 51, Blackburn added a 57, Gasper shot 57 and Miller had a 60.

TRACK AND FIELD

Central sweeps meets

The Central boys and girls swept Perry Meridian, with the boys rolling to a 99-6 win and the girls prevailing 59-46.

Elliott Koopman led the boys with wins in the high jump, 100 meters and 200. Brandon Harris took the long jump and 400. Other winners were JJ Montgomery in the shot put, Matt Hutcheson in the discus, Crase Bergman in the 110 hurdles, Kaden Wise in the 1,600 and Nathan Wettschruak in the 800. The Chargers also swept the 4,800, 4×100 and 4×400 relays.

Winners for the girls were Liz Hagan in the high jump, Shalynn Richards in the long jump, Reese Pruitt in the shot, Peyton Meier in the discus, Lynna Hendershot in the 100 hurdles and Jordan Spurgeon in the 1,600. Central also won the 4×100 an 4×400 relays.

Central’s seventh- and eighth-grade boys swept Seymour. The Charger eighth-graders won 70-35, and Central took the seventh-grade meet 80-25.

Koopman led the eighth-grade with wins in the high jump and 100. Other winners were Bergman in the long jump, Montgomery in the shot, Kheti Rawula in the discus, Isaiah Carmer in the 110 hurdles, Harris in the 400, Zach Forrest in the 200 and Wise in the 800. The Chargers also captured the 4×100 relay.

JT Kuhlman won the high jump and 100, and Wettschurak took the 1,600 and 800 to lead the seventh grade. Rocco Duffy captured the long jump, Charlie Russell won the 110 hurdles, Anthony Lloyd took the 400 and Central captured the 4×100 and 4×400 relays.

Jets, Cougars split

Hauser Junior High split with South Decatur on Wednesday. The Jets won the boys meet 59-41, and the Cougars took the girls meet 67-32.

Isaiah McDaniel won the high jump and long jump to lead the Hauser boys. Other winners were Cameron Ault in the 1,600, Thomas Essex in the 400, Cameron Scott in the 200 and Tanner Ault in the 800. The Jets also won the 4×400 relay.

For the Hauser girls, Ashley Chambers won the high jump, Carly Beeker took the 100 hurdles and Kayla Magazenni captured the 200.

Jennings boys win

The Jennings County Middle School boys downed Batesville 54-46 on Monday. Batesville took the girls meet 56-49.

Quiton Bouldin won the long jump, 100 and 200 to lead the Panther boys. Other winners were Payten Hayden in the discus, Ryan Leonard in the 110 hurdles and Lane Elsner in the 400.

Winners for the girls were Samantha Sproles in the long jump, Addyson Kent in the 100 hurdles, Elizabeth Wahlman in the 1,600 and Brooke Mowery in the 200. Jennings also took the 4×100 and 4×400 relays.

BASEball

Jets JV downs Saints

The Hauser junior varsity improved to 2-0 with a 13-4 win against Indianapolis Lutheran.

Trey Johnson went 3 for 4 with two doubles and two RBIs to lead the Jets. Chase Holman went 2 for 2 with three RBIs, and Jacob Johnson went 2 for 4 with two RBIs.

Cameron Lawson was the winning pitcher.

LACROSSE

North JV tops Rebels

The Columbus North junior varsity posted an 8-4 win against Roncalli.

Caleb Spencer scored three goals for the Bull Dogs. Zach Hiatt added two goals, and Whit Jerman, Aidan Cole and Tom Sullivan all had one.

Cole notched two assists, while Jerman and Caleb Spencer each had one. Avery Spencer recorded 14 saves.

bowling

Bowler sweeps honors

Carolyn Baldwin rolled the women’s high game and series in two different leagues.

Baldwin posted a 201 game and 585 series to lead the Thursday Ladies Matinee. Pin Poppers had the team high game (648) and series (1,831). Alley Oops lead the team standings at 141-99, one game ahead of Chillin Out.

In the Wednesday Night Mixed League, Carolyn Baldwin recorded a 204 game and 489 series. Chris Davis had the men’s high game (269), and Richard Baldwin notched the men’s high series (732). Maybe Next Week had the team high game (915), while C.B.C. No. 2 tallied the team high series (2,626) and leads the team standings at 176-80.