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Staff Reports

SCOTTSBURG — Hauser volleyball coach Jeff Case picked up win No. 400 in the first match of Saturday’s Scottsburg Invitational, and the Jets went on to finish second in the tourney.

Hauser beat Taylor County (Kentucky) 25-17, 25-20; Scottsburg 25-14, 25-15 and Jasper 26-24, 22-25, 15-11 before falling to Barr-Reeve 25-18, 25-16 in the championship match. Case now is 402-110 in his 16th year with the Jets.

Sydney Schoen led Hauser (10-2) with 25 kills, 34 digs and nine aces. Alana Owen recorded 59 assists, and Hannah Johnson had six blocks.

Sarah Tedder added 14 kills, four assists and 31 digs and five aces for the Jets; while Owen contributed 10 kills, four blocks, 15 digs and five aces, Madie Sherman pounded 17 kills and three blocks, Johnson had 13 kills and six blocks and Taylor Henderson added eight kills and two blocks. Kylie Lock notched 20 digs and three aces, and Melanie Taylor had 18 digs.

Olympians go 0-4

YORKTOWN — Columbus East dropped all three of its matches in the Yorktown Tournament on Saturday, falling to Fort Wayne Concordia 25-18, 25-22; Yorktown 25-10, 25-14; Roncalli 25-18, 25-16 and Bishop Chatard 25-23, 27-25.

Emily Banister led the Olympians (2-5) with 40 digs and six aces. Allison Mack pounded 20 kills, Kendal Williams recorded 49 assists and C.J. Clausen had two blocks.

Clausen also had 15 kills. Ashlynn Bergman added 39 digs and four aces.

Eagles win invitational

NASHVILLE — Brown County swept three opponents in straight sets Saturday to capture its own invitational.

The Eagles (4-2) beat Greencastle 25-13, 25-23 and Edinburgh 25-20, 25-21 before downing Bedford North Lawrence 25-23, 25-23 in the championship game, avenging a season-opening loss to the Stars. Haley Davidson led Brown County with 23 service points, while Baelyn Koester added 20.

Edinburgh opened the tourney with a 25-20, 25-18 loss to Greencastle. Then after the loss to the Eagles, the Lancers (4-7) fell to Owen Valley 25-17, 25-16.

South Decatur goes 0-3

FAIRLAND — South Decatur was missing two players who were taking the SAT and another because of illness Saturday and fell to Triton Central 25-9, 25-11; Greenwood Christian Academy 25-12, 25-9 and Northeastern 25-20, 17-25, 15-3 in the Triton Central Tournament.

Sam Goodfellow recorded seven kills and three blocks, and Karah Biddinger had 38 digs and five aces to lead the Cougars (0-8). Madison Owens pounded seven kills, and Whitnye Burton notched 11 assists.

Columbus Christian wins

MARTINSVILLE — Columbus Christian bounced back from a first-set defeat to claim a 21-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-15 on Friday night at Martinsville Tabernacle Christian.

Sabrina Herron led the Crusaders (7-1) with 17 assists and six aces. Mayah Schundelmeier pounded eight kills, and Savannah Herron and Kayla Jones each had eight digs.

Michaela Schundelmeier added seven kills, and Savannah Herron had five kills, three aces. Sabrina Herron recorded six digs, and Jones served three aces.

Wabash sweeps Hawks

TERRE HAUTE — Playing its first game in 15 days, the Columbus Hawks home-school team fell to the Wabash Warriors 25-14, 25-17, 25-13 on Friday night.

Kathryn Tuttle led the Hawks (0-3) with three kills and five aces. Emily Walls pounded three kills, Lucy Herridge had three blocks and Elizabeth White notched four digs.


North competes at classic

WEST LAFAYETTE — Co-No. 2 ranked Columbus North finished third in the Hall of Fame Classic at Purdue’s Ackerman-Allen Course, two shots out of first. Top-ranked Westfield and co-No. 2 Zionsville each shot 312, with Westfield taking the title on a better fifth score.

Danbi Kim led the Bull Dogs with a 77. Alex Munnicha carded a 78, Nathaly Munnicha added a 79, Julia Luken shot 80 and Annie Anderson had an 86.

Eagles third in WIC tourney

BRAZIL — Brown County finished third in Saturday’s Western Indiana Conference Tournament at Forest Park. Greencastle won with a 346 to 360 for Indian Creek and 382 for the Eagles.

Ashley Masteller finished third individually with an 83 to lead Brown County, and Meghan Cassiday carded a 97 to join her on the All-Conference team. Lauren Burker added a 100, Aubrey Hollander shot 102 and Taylor Poling had a 122.


North teams take 3rd

SHELBYVILLE — Columbus North’s boys and girls both finished third in Saturday’s Dave Bannon Invitational at Blue River Park.

No. 19 Zionsville won the boys meet with 31 points to 44 for No. 16 Bloomington North and 72 for the No. 18 Bull Dogs. No. 6 Bloomington North took the girls meet with 43 points to 54 for Franklin Central and 68 for No. 18 Columbus North.

Olivia Morlok led the Bull Dog girls with a sixth-place finish in 18 minutes, 58.39 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles). Arig Tong took 11th in 19:40.20, while Aric Tong was 13th (19:55.86), Kirsten Ballard 17th (20:21.30), Sydney Geckler 26th (20:54.86), Emma Smith 28th (21:01.28) and Kennedy Kerber 35th (21:21.88).

Sam Horak finished seventh in 16:39.21 to lead the boys. John Sluys and Drew Thompson took 13th and 14th in 16:58.37 and 17:00.35, while Peyton Shelton was 18th (17:03.51), Evan Porter 20th (17:06.61), Parker Lee 24th (17:18.31) and Collin Pruitt 25th (17:21.71).

Panther boys place 2nd

RUSHVILLE — The No. 24 Jennings County boys finished second with 49 points, and Columbus East was ninth with 244 in the Division I race of Saturday’s Rushville Invitational. Cathedral won with 21.

Dalton Craig led the Panthers with a fourth-place finish in 16:35.78. Franklin Sanders took sixth in 16:47.92, while Carter Leak was eighth (16:53.75), Alex Hendrix ninth (16:55.10) and Ryan Gasper 22nd (17:57.41).

Colby Hertle finished 44th in 19:25.13 to lead the Olympians. Kaden Wise took 46th in 19:32.47, while Owen Rupp was 50th (19:48.28), Jake Helton 51st (19:53.84) and Matthew Novreske 53rd (19:58.27).

In the Division I girls race, Jennings finished fourth with 95 points, and East was fifth with 109. Cathedral won with 32.

Emma Morrison and Ashley Heindel led the Panthers with 11th- and 12th-place finishes in 21:45.16 and 21:48.33. Liz Wahlman and Kaylee Ebinger took 21st and 22nd in 22:34.08 and 22:39.06, and Patricia Henney was 27th in 23:15.40.

Olivia Linneman finished 11th in 21:39.42 to lead the Olympians. Elizabeth Stevens took 18th in 22:22.34, while Amanda Pottorff was 23rd (22:44.77), Hannah Harris 24th (22:53.73) and Ashley Novreske 35th (23:38.12).

Hauser girls finish 12th

RUSHVILLE — Hauser’s girls finished 12th with 279 points in the Division III race of Saturday’s Rushville Invitational. Randolph Southern won with 99.

Tammy Essex led the Jets with a 42nd-place finish in 24:08.53. Lauryn Starnes took 39th in 25:04.67, while Leah Joyce was 91st (28:05.61), Hae-Leigh Washburn 100th (28:50.58) and Kristin Keith 105th (31:28.12).

South Decatur had four runners, one less than the number needed to score as a team. Sierra Kalli finished 38th in 24:04.29, while Ali Boilanger was 68th (25:44.31), Claire Hamilton 96th (28:29.85) and Brianna Browder 112th (38:25.74).

Edinburgh had three runners. Emily Davis finished 67th in 25:29.23, Mackenzie Adair took 76th in 26:22.66 and Lili Ervin was 98th in 28:42.88.

In the Division III boys race, South Decatur finished 16th with 352 points. Wapahani won with 63.

Cole Bower led the Cougars with a 41st-place finish in 19:09.64. Charlie Hamilton took 48th in 19:18.68, while Carl Kroger was 74th (20:13.61), Nolan Storm 101st (21:13.60) and Logan Platt 111th (21:54.70).

Hauser had four runners. David Seelye finished 13th in 17:45.28, while Ryan Ault was 50th (19:20.43), Brock Thalls 104th (21:19.57) and Sam Robinson 113th (21:56.97).

Edinburgh’s lone boys runner, Isaiah Estes, finished 102nd in 21:14.55.

Eagle boys take 5th

FRANKLIN — Brown County’s boys finished fifth in Saturday’s Franklin Invitational with 173 points. No. 17 Bloomington South won with 38.

Wyatt Wyman led the Eagles with a sixth-place finish in 16:27.87. Marino Dolph took 13th in 16:56.12, while Jackson McPheeters was 25th (17:26.70), Jordan Dolph 76th (18:57.79) and Tim Kilburn 78th (19:00.53).

Brown County had only four girls runners. Emilia Koester finished fourth in 19:47.41, while Anna Fleetwood was 20th (21:02.13), Emma Debord 37th (22:16.26) and Maris Wyman 58th (23:11.41).


Bull Dogs claim wins

Co-No. 23 Columbus North won two three-set doubles matches against Terre Haute North and swept the singles matches against Plainfield to pull out a pair of 3-2 wins Saturday.

Against Terre Haute North, Kevin Lin beat Brayden Stultz 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Isaac Jackson and Ben Mathew downed Jason Mundell and Matt Wilson 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 at No. 1 doubles and Chris Ruble and Adam Saad topped Drew Bishop and Alex Sacopolus 6-2, 1-6, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles. Joey Zhao fell to Alex McGuire 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2 singles, and Akshaya Sabapathy lost to Peter Christ 0-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) at No. 3 singles.

Against Plainfield, Lin beat Brady Sinks 6-0, 6-3, Zhao downed Cameron Chakin 6-3, 6-3 and Sapabathy topped Alex Kessinger 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 for the Bull Dogs (4-0). Jackson and Mathew fell to Derek Wright and Camden East 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 and Ruble and Saad lost to Cade East and Matt Stone 6-2, 7-6 (4).

Plainfield blanks East

Before Plainfield played its makeup match at Columbus North on Saturday, it visited Columbus East and posted a 5-0 win.

Jackson Stevens fell to Sinks 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Luke Miller lost to Chakin 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Nathan Hatchett fell to Kessinger 6-1, 6-2 at No. 3 singles for the Olympians (1-5). Pranav Kumar and Caige Comstock lost to Wright and Camden East 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and Bryce Buening and Nick Vanaarsten fell to Cade East and Stone 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

Panthers down Madison

NORTH VERNON — Madison won the No. 1 singles match, but Jennings County took the other four to claim a 4-1 win Saturday.

Thomas Schuler beat Quinten Humes 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 singles, and Wyatt St. John downed Gabe True 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles for the Panthers (2-4). Justin Gasper and Kent Biehle topped Garrett Robinson and Dalton Owen 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and Cody St. John and Briar Davis beat Connor Jacobs and Haniah Kring 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.

Jennings’ Weston Miller fell to Cooper Yancey 7-6 (5), 6-4 at No. 1 singles.

Eagles come in 3rd

NASHVILLE — Brown County finished third with two points Saturday in its Steve Makurat Invitational. Southwestern (Shelby) and Brownstown Central each scored nine points, with the Spartans taking the tiebreaker with its No. 1 singles victory.

Chase Watson at No. 1 singles and Aaron McCann at No. 2 singles each went 1-1 for the Eagles. Nolan Patterson at No. 3 singles, Abe Oliver and Aiden Burt at No. 1 doubles and Elijah Roush and Nathaniel Fox at No. 2 doubles all went 0-2.


Panthers rout South Ripley

NORTH VERNON — Jennings County remained unbeaten with a 7-0 rout of South Ripley on Saturday.

Naomi Beal and Kayla Pappenheim each scored two goals; while Sonya Miller, Emily Montgomery and Kilee Littrell all added one for the Panthers (5-0). Beal, Katie Pappenheim and Gabby Genda had assists.

Jennings outshot the Raiders 29-1. Kenna Maschino recorded one save.

Eagles clip Cascade

NASHVILLE — Brown County ran its record to 3-0 with a 3-1 win against Cascade on Saturday.

Jasmine Imming, Isabel Rygiel and Gabi Bethards scored goals for the Eagles. Imming and Rygiel had assists.

Brown County outshot the Cadets 10-5. Skylar Fleischman posted four saves.

Trinity tops Milan

SEYMOUR — Savanna Setty scored a goal in each half Saturday to spark Trinity Lutheran to a 2-1 win against Milan.

Genesis Munoz played in goal for the Cougars (2-3) in place of the injured Vidalis Montanez.


Eagles edge Cascade

NASHVILLE — Brown County built a 3-0 lead Saturday and held on for a 3-2 win against Cascade.

Will Normile, Curtis Higgins and Landon Cambridge scored goals for the Eagles (1-1-1). Logan Fittz had two assists, and Cambridge added one.

Brown County outshot the Cadets 16-14, but Cascade put eight shots on goal to seven for the Eagles. Jake Huddleston recorded six saves.

Columbus Christian falls

MARTINSVILLE — Nate Stamper scored the lone goal for Columbus Christian in a 4-1 loss Friday night at Martinsville Tabernacle Christian.

The Crusaders (1-1-2) were outshot 25-14. Garrett Spurgeon recorded 14 saves.


Panthers get first win

NORTH VERNON — Jennings County overcame an early 15-0 deficit Friday night to rally for its first win of the season, a 42-29 victory against Greensburg.

James Colina got the Panthers (1-1) on the board with a 35-yard touchdown run. Zane Beineke then scored on a 58-yard halfback pass from Brooks Wathen and a 15-yard pass from quarterback Justin Rennemeier. Chase Reason added a touchdown to give Jennings a 28-22 lead at the half.

Reason scored again in the second half, and Benton Hamann returned a fumble 32 yards for a score for a 42-22 lead.

Rennemeier finished 7-of-9 passing, and Reason ran for 133 yards. Dylan Boswell was 6 for 6 on extra points. Cornerbacks Duncan Rowda and Aaron Martin had interceptions.

“Defensively, we made some adjustments and played well,” Jennings coach Rick Zimmerman said. “I just wish we’d have done that the first week against Batesville.”

Eagles stay unbeaten

GREENCASTLE — Brown County improved to 2-0 with a 21-14 win at South Putnam on Friday night.

Quarterback Noah Carter scored on a 1-yard run, and Colten Harper scored on runs of 6 and 11 yards for the Eagles. Ben Rygiel was 3 for 3 on extra points.

Harper finished with 103 yards rushing on 19 carries. Carter was 9-of-18 passing for 107 yards and carried 10 times for 73 yards. Tristan Richards had three catches for 55 yards.

“It was a tough game,” Brown County coach Randy Minniear said. “The second game, we started playing a little better. We’re very pleased with where we stand right now, but we still have to continue to get better and better.”

Royals rout Cougars

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Eastern Hancock jumped out to a 35-0 halftime lead Friday night and went on to post a 53-7 win against South Decatur.

The Royals led 47-0 before the Cougars (0-2) got on the board with 2:50 left in the third quarter. Devon Martin scored on a 3-yard run.