Prep sports roundup – May 24


Olympians gain victory

NEW ALBANY — Columbus East put together its best team score of year Tuesday in a 154-177 win against New Albany at Valley View

Thomas Ruch won medalist honors with an even-par 36 to lead the Olympians. Avery Foist carded a 38, Adrian Adams added a 39, Nathan Cesarski shot 41, Mark Mayhew had a 42 and Derek Alexander finished with a 43.

Warriors top Eagles

FRANKLIN — Parker VanNess won medalist honors with a 37, but Brown County fell to Whiteland 165-194 on Tuesday at The Legends.

Ben Rygiel carded a 48 for the Eagles. Dawson Dunnuck added a 54, Tyler Poling shot 55, Rex Watters had a 58, Brendan Asher finished with a 59 and Peyton Proctor had a 69.


Girls qualify for state

BLOOMINGTON — One girl each from Trinity Lutheran, Jennings County and Brown County qualified for the state finals with top-three finishes in Tuesday’s Bloomington North Regional.

Trinity’s Hailley Peters will make a return trip after winning the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 4 inches. Jennings County’s Kalya Truesdell finished second in both the shot put (19-11 1/2) and discus (126-6). Brown County’s Maddy Fields took second in the pole vault (10-6).


Owls oust Panthers

FLOYDS KNOBS — Jennings County was limited to three hits Tuesday in a 3-1 loss to Seymour in the semifinals of the Floyd Central Sectional.

The Panthers (19-8) took a 1-0 lead with a run in the third, but the Owls scored three times in the sixth to take control.

Cougars fall in final

CAMPBELLSBURG — Trinity Lutheran fell to Orleans 3-2 in Tuesday’s West Washington Sectional final.

The Cougars (13-6) scored twice in the first to take a 2-0 lead and led 2-1 until the Bulldogs scored twice in the bottom of the sixth. Savannah Harweger had two hits for Trinity.