Singles sweep matches, lifts Olympians past Quakers

Staff Reports

PLAINFIELD — Columbus East swept the singles matches Saturday morning in pulling out a 3-2 girls tennis win at Plainfield.

Megna Chari beat Kiersten Martin 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, Adycin Rager blanked Allison Huff 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Alaysha Pollert dowled Neyven Garal 6-2, 6-3 at No. 3 singles for the Olympians (7-3).

East’s Kendall Gerken and Kathryn Hozden fell to Rachel Baker and Paige Downey 6-4, 3-0 (retired) at No. 1 doubles. Carolyn Travis and Maddy Thodes lost to Claire Harler and Bret Allen 6-2, 7-5 at No. 2 doubles.


North falls to Roncalli

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus North outhit Roncalli 8-5, but the Rebels scored seven runs in the third inning on its way to a 9-3 win.

Tyler Finke went 3 for 3 for the Bull Dogs (9-5). Korry Drum went 2 for 3.

Miners blank Eagles

LINTON — Linton scored twice in the first inning and nine times in the second on its way to a 12-0 win against Brown County.

Isaac Weddle had the lone hit for the Eagles (3-10).

South Decatur falls

RISING SUN — Rising Sun limited South Decatur to three hits in the first game and one in the second in sweeping a doubleheader 12-2 and 14-0, both in five innings.

Claire Wullenweber had a hit each game for the Cougars (2-11).

Saints edge Lancers

INDIANAPOLIS — Edinburgh outhit Indianapolis Lutheran 6-5, but the Saints claimed a 3-2 victory.

Parker Bryant went 2 for 3 for the Lancers (4-7).

Braves sweep Trinity

BROWNSTOWN — Brownstown Central swept a doubleheader from Trinity Lutheran, winning 8-2 and 7-6.

The Cougars were held to two hits in the opener.

In the second game, Kendall White had three hits, including a home run. Nick Mensendiek had two hits, including a homer and two RBIs, and Jake VonDielingen had two hits, including a homer for Trinity (5-5).


Panthers split pair

GREENWOOD — Jennings County went 1-1, and Columbus North went 0-2 in Center Grove’s Trojan Classic.

The Panthers started out with an 8-3 win against Greenwood. Sidney Gerkin went 3 for 3, Kylee Matern went 2 for 3 with a triple, Laynee Davidson went 2 for 3 with a double and winning pitcher Amanda Bonesteel went 2 for 4.

Jennings (9-4) then was held to four hits in a 7-3 loss to Class 4A No. 3 Center Grove.

Center Grove beat North 22-0 in five innings in the Bull Dogs’ opener. Bailey Lofton had North’s lone hit.

The Bull Dogs then looked like they might be headed for their first win when they led Greenwood 9-7 after 4½ innings, but the Woodmen scored give times in the fifth and went on to post a 15-11 victory.

Sierra Norman went 5 for 5 with a double, a triple and two RBIs for North (0-14). Lilly Hurt went 3 for 4, Lofton went 2 for 5 with a double and two RBIs, Teri Dale had a double and two RBIs and Haylee Medve had added two RBIs.

An already banged-up Bull Dogs team was dealt another blow when right fielder Brooke Rice sustained a broken nose and sprained ankle in collision with second baseman Jenna Fath in the first inning of the Center Grove game.

Lancers split with Saints

INDIANAPOLIS — Edinburgh pulled out a 7-6 win in the second game of a doubleheader to salvage a split with Class A No. 8 Indianapolis Lutheran. The Saints won the opener 4-1.

Sidney Beier homered in both games, bringing her total to nine in the past eight-plus contests. She hit one Thursday at North Decatur in a game that was suspended and will be resumed on Monday.

Beier went 2 for 3 in the first game. Bri Howard went 4 for 4 with a double in the second game, and Maddi Clark and Beier each had two RBIs for the Lancers (6-4).

Jets rout Mohawks

WALDRON — Class A No. 2 Hauser scored five times in the first and 10 more in the second Friday and went on to post a 16-2, five-inning Mid-Hoosier Conference win at Waldron.

Sydney Schoen threw a two-hitter and struck out 10 in her first pitching start for the Jets (10-2, 6-0). Tessa Sims went 4 for 4 with a triple, a home run and three RBIs.

Also for Hauser, Hailey Lange went 3 for 4 with a triple. Schoen went 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and Hunter Crain and Nichole Paetzel each went 2 for 3.

BOYS golf

Panthers take third

MADISON — Jennings County finished third in the Madison Invitational at Sunrise Golf Course.

Madison’s A team won with a 307, and Madison’s B team edged the Panthers 368-372 for second. Southwestern (Hanover) finished fourth with a 385, and Jennings’ B team was fifth with a 463.

Austin Roscoe led the Panthers A team with a 90. Bryce Kirchner and Justin Gasper each shot 91, Hunter Conrad added a 100 and Joe Kelly had a 103.

Adam Leach led the B team with a 103. Samson Miller carded a 105, Keegan Beal added a 115 and Connor Cook had a 140.