Pioneers rally to edge East
CLARKSVILLE — Columbus East took the lead with a run in the top of the seventh, but Providence came back with two in the bottom of the seventh to pull out a 6-5 baseball win Friday night.
Jon Crawford went 2 for 2 for the Olympians (17-7). Harry Crider had two RBIs.
Panthers take second
BEDFORD — Jennings County finished second in Thursday’s Bedford North Lawrence Sectional. Seymour won with 116 points to 109 for the Panthers and 88 for Bedford.
Dalton Craig won the 1,600 meters in 4 minutes, 32.24 seconds and the 800 in 2:00.19 to lead the Panthers. Craig, Franklin Sanders, Alex Hendrix and Ryan Gasper took the 4×800 relay in 8:33.85.
Sanders in the 1,600 (4:32.73) and Carter Leak in the 3,200 (10:02.22) each finished second. Also advancing to Thursday’s Bloomington North Regional with third-place finishes were Doug Gerringer in the shot put (44 feet, 3 1/4 inches), Blaich Blanton in the discus (135-9), Chase Ketcham in the 400 (52.06), Isaiah Ertel in the 300 hurdles (43.13), Sanders in the 3,200 (10:08.55) and the 4×400 relay team (3:35.22).
Trinity Lutheran finished ninth with 26 points and had two individual champions. Matthew McKay took the 110 hurdles (15.71), and AJ Goecker captured the 3,200 (9:55.52).
Eagles finish fourth
BLOOMINGTON — Brown County took fourth in Thursday’s Bloomington North Sectional with 50 1/2 points. Bloomington North won with 164 to 157 for Bloomington South and 63 for Edgewood.
Wyatt Wyman won the 800 (1:59.19) and teamed with Job Lawson, Jackson McPheeters and Isaiah Keefauver to take the 4×800 relay (8:12.57). Keefauver also advanced to the Bloomington North Regional with a third-place finish in the 400 (51.69) and a tie for third in the high jump (5-10).
Two Cougars qualify
ST. LEON — South Decatur finished seventh in Thursday’s East Central Sectional with 36 points. Batesville won with 112.
Two Cougars advanced to the Warren Central Regional. Brandon Mallot finished second in the 300 hurdles (42.02), and Nick Benge tied for third in the high jump (5-8).