High school sports roundup – August 15

Staff Reports

GIRLS golf

Bull Dogs rout Woodmen

Danbi Kim fired a 37 Monday to lead third-ranked Columbus North to a 157-206 win against Greenwood at Harrison Lake Country Club.

Julia Luken and Alex Munnicha each shot 39 for the Bull Dogs. Nathaly Munnicha and Yestika Nischol each shot 42, and Molly Donnell and Annie Anderson each shot 44.

Owls top Olympians

SEYMOUR — Lily Shelp won medalist honors with a 44, but Columbus East fell to Seymour 186-193 at Shadowood.

Morgan Harrison added a 45 for the Olympians. Ellie Buntin, Kati Brunn and Lauren Steinwedel all shot 52, and Autumn Fateley had a 56.

Panthers win tri match

NORTH VERNON — Jennings County topped Batesville 188-193 to win a tri match at St. Annes. Milan did not have enough golfers to score as a team.

Peyton Whitehead led the Panthers with a 41. Allie Clark carded a 42, Sydney Campbell added a 49, Destiny Joray shot 56, Rachel Greene had a 57 and Annie Ertel finished with a 64.

Cougars nip Royals

KNIGHTSTOWN — South Decatur slipped past Eastern Hancock 220-221 at Royal Hylands.

Shelby Vannatta and Annie Gant each shot 51 to tie for medalist honors and lead the Cougars. Emmy Grissom carded a 58, Madison Beckett added a 60 and Kylie Owens had a 68.


Floyd blanks East

FLOYDS KNOBS — Floyd Central netted a goal in the 74th minute to hand Columbus East a season-opening 1-0 Hoosier Hills Conference loss.

The Olympians outshot the Highlanders 17-8, putting seven shots on goal to Floyd Central’s five. Zach Roberts recorded four saves.

BOYS Tennis

Panthers sweep Indians

MILAN — Jennings County won four matches in straight sets in opening the season with a 5-0 win at Milan.

Weston Miller beat Peyton Cann 2-6, 7-5, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Thomas Schuler downed Brent Quatmann 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Wyatt St. John topped Ethan Honnert 6-2, 6-1 at No. 3 singles. Justin Gasper and Briar Davis beat Carter Wade and Cameron Henkel 7-5, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles, and Cody St. John and Kent Biehle downed Clayde Ascherman and Bo Wade 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 doubles.

Braves edge Eagles

TRAFALGAR — Brown County won the No. 1 and No. 2 singles matches, but Indian Creek took the other three to pull out a 3-2 season-opening win.

Chase Watson beat Jake Mitchell 6-0, 6-4 at No. 1 singles, and Aiden Burt downed Brett Conner 7-5, 6-4 at No. 2 singles for the Eagles. Elijah Roush fell to Rafe Rayback 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3 singles, Aaron McCann and Nolan Patterson lost to Kyle Lime and Scott Russell 7-5, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles and Abe Oliver and Nathanial Fox fell to Cody Hart and Hunter Ankney 6-4, 7-5 at No. 2 doubles.


Cougar boys take sixth

SHELBYVILLE — South Decatur’s boys finished sixth with 137 points in the small school division of the season-opening Early Bird Triton Central Invitational at Blue River Park. Blue River Valley edged Waldron 46-47 for the title.

Cole Bower led the Cougars with a 16th-place finish in 20 minutes, 28.58 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles). Charlie Hamilton took 17th in 20:31.24, while Carl Kroger was 26th (22:10.00), Nolan Storm 40th (23:18.43), Logan Platt 44th (24:06.77) and Conner Bower 58th (30:02.46).

Edinburgh’s lone runner, Isaiah Estes, finished 38th in 23:15.57.

The South Decatur and Edinburgh girls did not have enough runners to score as a team. Hannah Miller and Sierra Kalli finished 14th and 15th in 26:03.14 and 26:05.17 for the Cougars, while Ali Boilanger took 21st in 27:26.87 and Claire Hamilton was 39th in 34:29.48.

For the Lancers, Emily Davis finished 22nd in 27:29.53, Mackenzie Adair took 31st in 29:57.37, Lili Ervin was 38th in 33:21.41 and Haven Link came in 41st in 36:39.02.


Lancers sweep Eagles

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh opened the season with a three-set win against Jac-Cen-Del.

The Lancers prevailed 25-15 in the first set before taking the final two sets by 25-19 scores.

South Decatur falls

GREENSBURG — South Decatur split the first two sets with Knightstown before the Panthers took the final two for a 25-22, 18-25, 25-20, 27-25 season-opening win.

Claire Wullenweber pounded 15 kills for the Cougars. Taylor Best recorded 24 assists, Sam Goodfellow had two blocks, Kayla Carter notched 31 digs and Brianna Collins served three aces.

Trinity halts Henryville

HENRYVILLE — Trinity Lutheran won its season-opener 25-16, 25-15, 22-25, 25-10 at Henryville.

Abby Hackman pounded 12 kills, and Hannah Sabotin added 10 kills and 10 blocks for the Cougars. Lauren Knieriem recorded 16 digs, and Bailey Reynolds served six aces.


Pioneers topple Trinity

SEYMOUR — Trinity Lutheran was without three starters who were playing volleyball for the Cougars and two others who were injured and dropped their season opener 9-0 to Providence.

The Pioneers outshot Trinity 26-5. Genesis Munoz recorded 17 saves.