High school sports roundup – May 11


East downs New Albany

NEW ALBANY — Columbus East rallied from a 1-0 deficit after four innings to post a 4-1 win at New Albany in the consolation round of the Hoosier Hills Conference Tournament.

Brooke Valles threw a four-hitter for the Olympians (13-8). Carissa Bombardiere went 3 for 3 with a double, Kaitlin Wagner went 3 for 4 with a double, Haley Engelking went 3 for 4, Becca Carter went 2 for 3 and Mady Foster went 2 for 4.

East will play at Bedford North Lawrence in the fifth-place gameFriday.

Pirates top Bull Dogs

GREENSBURG — Columbus North was within 4-3 after four innings, but Greensburg pulled away for a 10-4 win.

Sierra Norman went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs for the Bull Dogs (1-20).

Columbus Christian falls

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus Christian ended its season with a 23-3, five-inning loss at Indiana Deaf.

Hannah Stair went 2 for 2 for the Crusaders (2-5).

Panthers move into final

NORTH VERNON — Jeffersonville scored twice in the top of the seventh to tie it, but Mackenzie Byram blasted a two-run walkoff homer with one out in the bottom of the inning to give Jennings County a 7-5 win in the semifinals of the HHC Tournament.

Sidney Gerkin went 3 for 4 for the Panthers (14-4). Olivia Vanosdol went 2 for 3.

Jennings will play for the HHC title Friday at Floyd Central.

Cougars blank Mohawks

GREENSBURG — Mackenzie Kopplin threw a two-hitter and had three RBIs to lead South Decatur to an 11-0, five-inning MHC win against Waldron.

Annie Gant went 2 for 2 with a triple for the Cougars (5-14, 3-5)

BOYS golf

North wins tri match

Four Columbus North golfers shot 1-over-par 37s to lead the Bull Dogs to a tri-match win at Harrison Lake Country Club.

The four 37s gave the Bull Dogs a 148 team total. New Palestine finished second with a 174, and Shelbyville was third with a 183.

Matt Vorndran, Spencer Fairbanks, Bryce Turner and Drew Smith all shot 37 to tie for medalist honors. Henry Kiel added a 38, Zachary Schiavello and Cameron Ziegler each shot 42 and Jonathan Ward had a 49.

Eagles topple Jets

NASHVILLE — Parker VanNess won medalist honors with a 38 to lead Brown County to a 194-199 win against Hauser at Salt Creek.

Dawson Dunnuck carded a 47, Tyler Poling added a 53, Peyton Proctor shot 56, Rex Watters had a 60 and Emerey Brock finished with a 77.

Justin Compton led the Jets with a 41. Owen Green carded a 48, Clayton Wilson and Sam Johnson each shot 55, Matt Sweet added a 57, Jamie Saez had a 60, Connor Wilson finished with a 70 and Spencer Seim had an 83.

GIRLS Tennis

Panthers claim victory

MADISON — Jennings County swept the singles matches in a 4-1 win against Madison in the consolation round of the HHC Tournament.

Avis McGovern beat Riley Boone 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Rebecca Driver downed Regin Dean 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and Hailey Brown topped Hanna Huff (M), 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles for the Panthers (8-5). Callie Wilder and Abigail DeCamp beat Laura Cieslinski and Claire Lostutter 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.

Jennings’ Maddy Hill and Ellie Hearne fell to Emma Stacier and Catherine Fisher 6-4, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles.


Eagles take second

ELLETTSVILLE — Brown County fell a little short of defending its Western Indiana Conference title, finishing second Tuesday. Greencastle won with 117 points to 84 for the Eagles.

Brown County had two individual champions. Maddy Fields won the pole vault (10 feet), and Elly Wertz took the long jump (16-9½).

Kathleen McCann finished second in the 100 meters (12.75 seconds) and 200 (26.26). Vivien Crimmins took second in the 100 hurdles (17.09), and the Eagles were second in the 4×400 relay (4:18.07).


Stars stop Olympians

BEDFORD — Julian Greenwell homered with one out in the first to give Columbus East an early lead, but Bedford North Lawrence rallied for a 5-1 win in the semifinals of the HHC Tournament.

Jon Crawford and Eric McMullen went 2 for 3 for the Olympians (12-6).

Bull Dogs edge Panthers

BLOOMINGTON — Wade Rankin went 4 for 4 with four doubles and two RBIs to lead Columbus North to a 7-6 win at Bloomington South.

Tyler Finke went 2 for 4, and Parker Maddox had a home run and two RBIs for the Bull Dogs (10-7). Winning pitcher Jakob Meyer and Grant Trinkle also homered.

Meyer, Logan Jones and Korry Drum combined on a five-hitter. Drum earned the save.

Jets finish off Spartans

HOPE — Class A No. 5 Hauser scored twice in the fourth and once in the fifth after the game was resumed Wednesday to claim a 13-3, five-inning MHC win against Southwestern (Shelby). The Jets led 10-3 when the game was suspended because of rain and lightning April 28.

Evan Shaw went 4 for 4 with two doubles, Sam Meek went 2 for 3 with two RBIs for Hauser (12-5, 8-0). Jacob Luken and Cameron Hartog each had two RBIs.

Panthers pound Cubs

MADISON — Jennings County scored five times in the first inning and went on to beat Madison 9-1 in the consolation round of the HHC Tournament.

Tyler Vogel threw a four-hitter and struck out 15 to lead the Panthers (8-9). Shawn Houser went 2 for 4, and Chase Reason had two RBIs.