High school sports roundup – August 25


East notches first win

Columbus East pulled out three three-set victories Thursday to claim its first win of the season, a 5-0 decision against Madison.

Jackson Stevens beat Jeremy Huff 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Luke Miller downed Cooper Yancey 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Pranav Kumar blanked Haniah Kring 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles for the Olympians (1-4).

East’s Caige Comstock and Nathan Hatchett beat Gabe True and Quinten Humes 6-3, 6-7 (13), 7-5 at No. 1 doubles. Bryce Buening and Nick Vanaarsten topped Dalton Owen and Ben Hardin 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2 doubles.

Jets sweep Royals

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Hauser won all five matches in straight sets in a 5-0 victory at Eastern Hancock.

Sam Meek beat Duncan Cherry 6-2, 7-5 at No. 1 singles, Justin Compton downed Kodey Hoff 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and Sean Miller topped Peyton Robertson 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles for the Jets (3-1).

Jordan Johnson and Alex Gross beat Jack Smith and Ian White 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Jacob Rudd and Ethan Wallace downed Keegan Bowman and Kegan Kendall 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.

Owls topple Panthers

SEYMOUR — Seymour won four matches in straight sets in a 4-1 win against Jennings County.

Cody St. John and Briar Davis beat Trey Hohenstreiter and Brandon Hubbard 6-2, 6-4 at No. 2 doubles for the Panthers (1-4). Weston Miller fell to Ty McCory 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Thomas Schuler lost to Adam Berry 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles, Wyatt St. John fell to Isaac Hardin  7-5, 6-3 at No. 3 singles and Justin Gasper and Kent Biehle lost to Will Rinehart and Sam Schmidt 6-3, 7-6 (7) at No. 1 doubles.

Lancers fall to Braves

TRAFALGAR —Edinburgh won at No. 1 singles, but Indian Creek took the other four matches to post a 4-1 victory.

Coltan Henderson beat Scott Russell 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles for the Lancers (0-3). Gabe Wilson fell to Marcus Lange 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles, Ryan Gaston lost to Jake Mitchell 6-2, 7-5 at No. 3 singles, Bladen Hancock and Brayden McManaway fell to Kyle Lime and Cody Hart 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles and Parker Bryant and Bryce Burton lost to Dustin Hamblen and Hunter Ankney 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.

Stars blank Eagles

NASHVILLE — Brown County won only 11 games in the five matches in a 5-0 loss to Bedford North Lawrence.

Chase Watson fell to Ian Dillman 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Aaron McCann lost to Logan Bland 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 singles and Nolan Patterson fell to Jesse Hernandez 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles for the Eagles (1-5). Abe Oliver and Aiden Burt lost to Corbin Bushey and Isaac Titche 6-2, 6-1 at no. 1 doubles, and Elijah Roush and Nathaniel Fox fell to Kartik Patel and Ben Pritchett 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.

Rebels edge Cougars

HANOVER — Southwestern (Hanover) swept the doubles matches to pull out a 3-2 win against Trinity Lutheran.

Jace Crockett won 6-3, 6-4 at No. 2 singles, and Matt Stuckwisch prevailed 6-4, 6-0 at No. 3 singles for the Cougars (1-4). Bailey Baker fell 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles,  Pierce McCammon and Avery Schwipps lost 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles and Caleb Gruenwald and  Noah Voelker fell 6-1, 7-5 at No. 2 doubles.


North absorbs first loss

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus North fell from the unbeaten ranks with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-17 loss at powerhouse Roncalli.

Agustina Fainguersch pounded five kills, Lily Meyercord recorded 10 assists and Maddy Sebahar had 23 digs for the Bull Dogs (3-1). Carley Finke, Sebahar, Fainguersch and Sophie McKinney all served one ace.

Emma Tynan added four kills, while Gabby Genth and Lauryn James each had two. Fainguersch notched eight digs, and Meyercord added seven.

Jets down Saints

INDIANAPOLIS — Hauser bounced back from a first-set defeat to post a 23-25, 25-13, 25-16, 25-18 win at Indianapolis Lutheran.

Sydney Schoen led the Jets (7-1) with 11 kills, 23 digs and two aces. Alana Owen recorded 25 assists, and Madie Sherman had three blocks.

Sarah Tedder added nine kills, 12 digs and an ace, while Hannah Johnson had nine kills and a block. Sherman contributed seven kills, Melanie Taylor notched 14 digs and Kylie Lock served one ace.

Raiders sweep Cougars

GREENSBURG — South Decatur remained winless with a 25-21, 25-19, 25-22 loss to South Ripley.

Claire Wullenweber pounded four kills, Taylor Best recorded five assists, Madison Owens had two blocks, Karah Biddinger notched 20 digs and Zoey Nobbe served four aces for the Cougars (0-5)

Trinity falls for first time

SEYMOUR — Class 4A No. 5 Franklin handed Trinity Lutheran its first loss of the season, a 25-11, 25-15, 25-19 setback.

Hannah Sabotin led the Cougars (3-1) with eight digs and three aces. Sydney Stahl pounded six kills, and Bailey Reynolds had 10 assists.


Olympians tie Cougars

BLOOMINGTON — Columbus East outshot Bloomington North 17-14, but neither team could score in a 0-0 tie.

Both teams finished with five shots on goal. Zach Roberts recorded five saves for the Olympians (2-1-2).

Panthers get first win

NORTH VERNON — Adrian Miller and Justin Copeland each scored two goals to lead Jennings County to its first win of the season, a 4-2 Hoosier Hills Conference decision against Madison.

Jaydan Vanosdol, Dalton Craig and Dylan Boswell all had an assist for the Panthers (1-3, 1-0). Chance Newkirk posted 13 saves.

Eagles tie Spartans

NASHVILLE — Will Normile scored two goals to help Brown County play to a 2-2 draw against Southwestern (Shelby).

Landon Cambridge had an assist for the Eagles (0-1-1), who were outshot 9-7. Jake Huddleston recorded seven saves.


Bears defeat North JV

SHELBYVILLE — Columbus North’s junior varsity fell to Shelbyville’s varsity 193-214 at Bear Chase.

Yestika Nischol led the Bull Dogs with a 48. Nicole Duncan added a 52, and Anna Hatton and Paige Sherlock each shot 57.

Lancers finish fifth

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh finished fifth with a 401 in the Johnson County Tournament at Timbergate. Center Grove won with a 335 to 363 for runner-up Franklin.

Vanessa McManaway tied for fourth individually to lead the Lancers. Kenzie Hill carded a 101, Morgan Calhoun added a 104, Savannah Kellams shot 107 and Kierra Richards had a 126.

Cougars take second

GREENSBURG — Shelby Vannatta won medalist honors with a 41 to lead South Decatur to a second-place finish in the Decatur County Meet at North Branch. Greensburg won with a 179 to 214 for the Cougars and 245 for North Decatur.

Annie Gant carded a 54 for South Decatur. Kylie Owens added a 56, Emmy Grissom shot 63 and Madison Beckett had a 65.


South Decatur boys second

OSGOOD — Trinity Lutheran’s AJ Goecker won the 5,000-meter boys race in 17 minutes, 25 seconds, and South Decatur finished second as a team in a five-way meet at Jac-Cen-Del.

The host Eagles won the boys meet with 33 points. South Decatur scored 60 points to edge Milan (62) and South Ripley (64). Goecker was Trinity’s lone runner.

Cole Bower led South Decatur with a fifth-place finish in 19:15. Charlie Hamilton took seventh in 19:35, while Carl Kroger was 12th (20:33), Logan Platt 19th (21:50), Nolan Storm 22nd (22:07) and Conner Bower 30th (27:43).

Neither South Decatur nor Trinity had enough girls runners to score as a team. Trinity’s Jodi Goecker finished sixth in 23:53, and Abby Hildreth was 24th in 37:04.

Sierra Kalli finished 10th in 24:54 to lead South Decatur. Ali Boilanger took 15th in 25:43, while Claire Hamilton was 22nd (29:40) and Brianna Browder 25th (37:18)


Cardinals clip Cougars

INDIANAPOLIS — Trinity Lutheran couldn’t find the net in a 6-0 loss at Southport.

The Cardinals outshot the Cougars (1-3) 24-6. Vidalis Montanez recorded 18 saves.