High school sports roundup – September 20


East posts shutout

JEFFERSONVILLE — Columbus East moved within one win of the Hoosier Hills Conference title with a 4-0 victory Tuesday at Jeffersonville.

Addy Galarno, Sarah Park, Alana Dwenger and Jaeda Berkemeier scored goals for the Olympians (7-4-2, 5-0-1). Dwenger had two assists, and Lindsey Stoughton added one.

East outshot the Red Devils 22-1. Jenny Bastian, who played the first 65 minutes in goal, and Erin McIntyre, who played the final 15 minutes, did not need to make a save in posting the shutout.

Owls shut out Panthers

SEYMOUR — Seymour scored a goal in each half to hand Jennings County a 2-0 HHC defeat.

The Owls outshot the Panthers (6-8, 2-4) 20-2. Kenna Maschino recorded 18 saves.


Olympians fall in three

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus East was missing injured top hitter Allison Mack and fell 25-15, 25-22, 25-20 at Perry Meridian.

Rilee Jessee pounded 14 kills; Kendall Williams recorded 25 assists; Regann Jessee and Samantha Hutcheson each had one block; Ashlynn Bergman notched 17 digs; and Keeleigh Kikendall, Anna Mensendiek and Madi Foster all served one ace for the Olympians (6-12).

C.J. Clausen added seven kills. Rilee Jessee contributed 12 digs.

Jets roll against Spartans

HOPE — Hauser remained unbeaten in the Mid-Hoosier Conference with a 25-11, 25-10, 25-21 win against Southwestern (Shelby).

Sydney Schoen led the Jets (20-3, 3-0) with nine kills and nine digs. Alana Owen recorded 26 assists, Hannah Johnson had three blocks and Kylie Lock served four aces.

Also for Hauser, Sarah Tedder notched eight kills, seven digs and two aces. Johnson and Madie Sherman each pounded six kills, Taylor Henderson had two blocks and two aces and Owen served two aces.

Hawks notch first win

The Columbus Hawks picked up their first win of the season, a 25-19, 25-14, 25-18 triumph against the Tippecanoe Tornadoes.

Emily Walls pounded four kills and two blocks, and Kathryn Tuttle had one dig and three aces to lead the Hawks (1-8). Ava Farnsley recorded six assists, and McKiah Shearer served three aces.

Lucy Herridge also pounded three kills. Tuttle added four assists.

Eagles down Clovers

NASHVILLE — Brown County bounced back from a lopsided first-set defeat to rally for a 7-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-15 win against Cloverdale.

The Eagles improved to 10-5.

Cougars sweep Mohawks

WALDRON — South Decatur picked up its first MHC win of the season, a 25-20, 25-19, 25-16 victory at Waldron.

Sam Goodfellow pounded seven kills and two blocks, and Taylor Best recorded 13 assists and four aces for the Cougars (3-17, 1-5). Karah Biddinger notched 18 digs, and Zoey Nobbe added 17 digs.


Woodmen edge North

GREENWOOD — After 11 consecutive wins to start the season, No. 21 Columbus North took its second consecutive loss, a 3-2 setback at No. 27 Greenwood.

Akshaya Sababathy beat Grant Bryant 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3 singles for the Bull Dogs (11-2). Chris Ruble and Adam Saad downed Nick Belovic and Charlie Brooks 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

North’s Kevin Lin fell to Jacob Gray 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Joey Zhao lost to Ethan Gray 6-3, 7-5 at No. 2 singles. Isaac Jackson and Ben Mathew fell to Jacob Rothaar and Ben Sobierray 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles.

Lancers blank Cougars

SEYMOUR — Edinburgh won all five matches in straight sets in a 5-0 win at Trinity Lutheran.

Coltan Henderson blanked Bailey Baker 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Ryan Gaston beat Jace Crockett 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 singles and Bladen Hancock downed Pierce McCammon 7-6 (7-2), 6-1 at No. 3 singles for the Lancers (2-9) against the Cougars (1-12).

Edinburgh’s Parker Bryant and Bryce Burton topped Caleb Gruenwald and Hunter Morgan 6-1, 7-5 at No. 1 doubles. Gabe Wilson and Brayden McManaway beat Avery Schwipps and Noah Voelker 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.


Jets down Yellow Jackets

HOPE — Hauser used goals from three different players in a 3-1 MHC win against Morristown.

Joe Sweet, Paul Cordero and Will Trotter scored for the Jets (3-4-2, 2-2). Andrew Titus, Matt Sweet and Cameron Scott had assists.

Hauser outshot the Yellow Jackets 17-3. Kameron Lawson recorded two saves.

Columbus Christian falls

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus Christian led 1-0 at halftime, but Christel House Academy rallied for a 5-1 victory.

Kyle Foster scored off an assist from Aaron Almarales for the Cougars (2-6-1), who were outshot 44-6. Garrett Spurgeon posted 16 saves.

Owls top Panthers

SEYMOUR —Jennings County had trouble getting anything going in a 6-0 HHC loss at Seymour.

The Owls outshot the Panthers (1-13, 1-6) 26-7.


Eagle boys take third

SELLERSBURG — Brown County’s boys finished third and girls fourth in Silver Creek’s Dragon Invitational. Jeffersonville won the boys meet, and Seymour took the girls competition.

Wyatt Wyman led the Eagle boys with a third-place finish in 17 minutes, 12 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles). Marino Dolph took sixth in 17:29, while Jackson McPheeters was seventh (17:37), Nathan Kilburn 27th (18:51) and Jordan Dolph 48th (20:17).

Trinity Lutheran’s lone runner, AJ Goecker, finished fourth in 17:22.

Emilia Koester finished third in 20:34 to lead the Brown County girls. Anna Fleetwood took eighth in 21:33, while Emma DeBord was 12th (22:50), Maris Wyman 28th (24:47) and Angel Meece 60th (28:58).

Trinity had two girls runners. Jodi Goecker finished 18th in 23:58, and Abby Hildreth was 58th in 28:48.