East girls soccer team gets win, tie Prep

INDIANAPOLIS — The Columbus East girls soccer team went 1-0-1 in the North Central Invitational over the weekend, beating Fort Wayne Canterbury 4-1 Friday night and tying Plainfield 0-0 Saturday morning.

Addy Galarno scored the Olympians’ first goal against Canterbury, then Alana Dwenger netted the final three. Lindsey Stoughton, Kristin Nelson, Sarah Park and Hannah Hemmerlein had assists.

East outshot the Cavaliers 17-2. Jenny Bastian played the first 60 minutes in goal, and Karisma Parker played the final 20 minutes.

The Olympians (2-3-1) outshot Plainfield 6-5, hitting the crossbar twice. Bastian recorded three saves.

Panthers take first losses

BLOOMINGTON — Jennings County dropped its first three matches of the season in the Hoosier Cup, falling to Bloomington North 6-0 Friday night and to lost to Evansville Central 2-1 and lost to Jasper 3-2 on Saturday.

Bloomington North outshot the Panthers 20-4. Kenna Maschino played the first half in goal and recorded eight saves, and Mariah Grider played the second half and had six saves.

Against Evansville Central, Naomi Beal scored the Jennings goal off an assist from Lexi Brown. The Bears outshot the Panthers 8-5, with Maschino posting six saves.

Lexi Brown scored both Jennings goals against Jasper, which outshot the Panthers (6-3) 11-5. Maschino recorded six first-half saves, and Grider had two second-half saves.

Eagles go winless

BLOOMINGTON — Brown County lost to Silver Creek on Friday, then fell to Evansville Harrison 4-1 and Richmond 5-0 Saturday in the Hoosier Cup.

Skylar Fleischman posted two saves against Silver Creek and five saves against Harrison. The Eagles scored on an own goal against the Warriors.

Against Richmond, Fleischman recorded four saves, and Gabby Bethards had three saves for Brown County (3-4).


Olympians go 2-2

CLARKSVILLE — Columbus East went 2-2 in Saturday’s Providence Invitational, falling to Brownstown Central 28-26, 25-16 and Roncalli 21-25, 25-19, 15-8 before downing Jasper 25-16, 25-22 and Seymour 25-16, 25-6.

Allison Mack led the Olympians (5-7) with 36 kills and 34 digs. Kendal Williams recorded 80 assists, C.J. Clausen had four blocks and Ashlynn Bergman and Emily Banister each served eight aces.

Also for East, Rilee Jessee pounded 28 kills. Keeleigh Kikendall added 32 digs.

North wins one of three

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus North bounced back from losses in its first two matches in Saturday’s North Central Invitational with a win in its final match. The Bull Dogs fell to North Central 25-21, 25-20 and Park Tudor 25-19, 20-25, 15-10 before beating Connersville 25-10, 25-20.

Agustina Fainguersch recorded 20 kills and two aces, Lily Meyercord notched 32 assists and five blocks and Maddy Sebahar had 32 digs and two aces to lead the Bull Dogs (5-3). Katie McAninch also served two aces.

Also for North, Emma Tynan pounded 16 kills, while McAninch added 14 and Gabby Genth had eight. Sophie McKinney recorded 13 assists, Genth had four blocks, Hannah Worton added one block and Fainguersch notched 14 digs.

Eagles win in five

GREENSBURG — Brown County rallied from a 2-1 set deficit Saturday to pull out a 25-21, 25-27, 22-25, 25-22, 15-9 win at Greensburg.

Haley Davidson led the Eagles (6-2) with 11 kills and three blocks. Mekenzie Dunnuck pounded 11 kills, Maggie Redmond recorded 25 assists, Baelyn Koester notched 42 digs and Hallee Miller served three aces.

Dunnuck and Shea Keller each added two blocks.

Storm sweep Hawks

INDIANAPOLIS — The Columbus Hawks fell to the Indy Storm 25-13, 25-13, 25-17 Friday night.

Emily Walls pounded two kills, Ava Farnsley recorded one assist, Ellie Ridder had eight digs and Elisabeth White served three aces for the Hawks (0-5). Ellie Ridder had one kill, and Walls added seven digs and an ace.


Brown County boys win

TERRE HAUTE — Wyatt Wyman was the individual champion, and the Brown County boys captured the Class 1A-3A division of Saturday’s Terre Haute Savings Bank State Preview Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course that hosts the state finals.

The Eagles scored 51 points. Linton was runner-up with 87.

Wyman finished in 16 minutes, 48.0 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles). Marino Dolph and Jackson McPheeters took fifth and sixth in 17:31.9 and 17:34.1, while Tim Kilburn was 18th (18:38.4) and Jordan Dolph 23rd (19:02.5).

Brown County had four girls runners, one short of the number needed to score as a team. Emilia Koester finished second in the girls 1A-3A division in 20:06.5, while Anna Fleetwood was fifth (21:16.2), Emma Debord 15th (22:47.3) and Maris Wyman 18th (23:13.3).


Eagles go 2-1

BLOOMINGTON — Landon Cambridge scored all seven of Brown County’s goals on Saturday when the Eagles split a pair of games to finish 2-1 in the Hoosier Cup.

Brown County beat Bloomington Lighthouse Christian 3-1 Friday night. Saturday, the Eagles fell to the Center Grove JV 5-2 and beat Evansville North 5-2.

Caleb Yeager, Curtis Higgins and Kyle Spires scored goals against Lighthouse. Logan Fittz had two assists, and Will Ryan added one. The Eagles outshot the Lions 17-2, putting eight shots on goal to two for Lighthouse. Chris Ratzburg posted one save.

Cambridge scored both goals against the Center Grove JV, while Yeager and Fittz had the assists. The Trojans outshot Brown County 9-8, including 5-4 on goal. Jake Huddleston played the first 55 minutes in goal, and Ratzburg played the final 25 minutes and had three saves.

Cambridge tallied all five goals against Evansville North. Ben Rygiel had two assists, while Fittz and Yeager each had one. The Eagles (4-2-1) outshot the Huskies 10-9, with Evansville North putting eight shots on goal to six for Brown County. Ratzburg and Huddleston each played a half in goal and recorded three saves.

Panthers fall three times

BLOOMINGTON — Jennings County went 0-3 in the Hoosier Cup, falling to Edgewood 2-1 Friday and to Genesis United 1-0 and to New Castle 7-1 Saturday.

Adrian Miller scored the Panthers goal against Edgewood. Both teams finished with eight shots, and Chance Newkirk posted six saves.

Both Jennings and Genesis United took five shots. Newkirk finished with four saves.

Dylan Boswell scored the Panthers goal against New Castle, which outshot Jennings (1-7) 15-2. Newkirk recorded four first-half saves, and Cameron Woodard had four second-half saves.


Jennings takes seventh

SHELBYVILLE — Jennings County finished seventh out of 10 teams with a 434 in Saturday’s Shelbyville Invitational. Greensburg won with a 354 at Bear Chase.

Sydney Campbell led the Panthers with a 94. Peyton Whitehead carded a 103, Allie Clark added a 106, Rachel Greene shot 131 and Destiny Joray had a 133.


Panthers drop HHC opener

NEW ALBANY —Jennings County was within 14-7 in the first half, but New Albany pulled way for a 28-14 in Friday night’s Hoosier Hills Conference opener.

The Panthers (1-2, 0-1) trailed 14-0 when Justin Rennemeier hit Zane Beineke for a 55-yard touchdown pass. But the Bulldogs scored twice more in the first half to take a 28-7 halftime lead.

Rennemeier ran for Jennings final touchdown on a 1-yard sneak. That play was set up by two long runs from Brooks Wathen and pass from Rennemeier to Beineke to the 1-yard line.

“We battled, but they’re a pretty good team,” Jennings coach Rick Zimmerman said. “Their offensive and defensive line is as good as I’ve seen from them.”