High school sports roundup – September 27


Jets clinch title share

HOPE — Class A No. 2-ranked Hauser clinched at least a tie for the Mid-Hoosier Conference title Tuesday night with a 25-17, 25-14, 25-15 win against North Decatur.

Madie Sherman pounded 12 kills, Alana Owen recorded 34 assists, Sydney Schoen had four blocks, Sarah Tedder notched 17 digs and Taylor Henderson served three aces to lead the Jets (23-3, 5-0).

Tedder also posted nine kills, two blocks and two aces; while Schoen added eight kills, 13 digs and two aces. Henderson pounded six kills and two blocks, Sherman tallied two assists, Melanie Taylor had 10 digs and Kylie Lock contributed eight digs and two aces.

North sweeps Stars

BEDFORD — Columbus North needed only three sets to knock off Bedford North Lawrence 25-18, 27-25, 25-22.

Lauryn James pounded eight kills and three blocks, and Lily Meyercord recorded 18 assists and five aces to lead the Bull Dogs (13-11). Maddy Sebahar notched 19 digs.

Agustina Fainguersch added six kills, a block, seven digs and two aces. Katie McAnich pounded six kills, Sophie McKinney notched six assists, Gabby Genth had two blocks, Carly Finke tallied three digs and Emma Tynan served one ace.

Panthers sweep East

BLOOMINGTON — Columbus East had trouble getting things going in a 25-12, 25-18, 25-18 loss at Bloomington South.

The Olympians fell to 7-17.

South Decatur falls

OLDENBURG — South Decatur went on the road and dropped a 25-17, 25-17, 25-13 decision to Oldenburg Academy.

Taylor Best recorded three kills, three assists and one ace, and Claire Wullenweber had three kills and an ace to lead the Cougars (5-22). Sam Goodfellow pounded three kills, Madison Owens had a block and Karah Biddinger notched 21 digs.

Hawks fall in five

MADISON — The Columbus Hawks led two sets to one, but Madison Christian rallied for a 25-21, 23-25, 19-25, 25-15, 15-13 win.

Emily Walls led the Hawks (1-11) with 10 kills, three blocks and three aces. Ellie Ridder recorded six assists and Ava Farnsley notched three digs.

Lucy Herridge pounded four kills. Farnsley had five assists, Elizabeth White added two digs and two aces and Caleigh Owen served two aces.


Batesville nips North

BATESVILLE — Batesville scored twice in the first 11 minutes, and Columbus North couldn’t catch up in a 4-3 defeat.

Tanner Johnson scored two goals for the Bull Dogs (8-3-2), including one on a penalty kick. Caroline Hollenkamp added one on a free kick.

Batesville outshot North 11-6. Liz Tynan recorded seven saves.

Panthers tie Cougars

SEYMOUR — Trinity Lutheran broke a scoreless tie in the 49th minute, but Jennings County answered two minutes later, and the game ended in a 1-1 draw.

Chloe Criswell scored the goal for the Cougars (5-7-1).

Trinity outshot Jennings (6-9-2) 15-8. Vidalis Montanez had seven saves for the Cougars.

Brown County wins

NASHVILLE — Leah Tucker scored two goals, and Jasmine Imming added a goal and three assists to lead Brown County to a 4-1 win against Greenwood Christian Academy.

Emma Quackenbush scored the other goal for the Eagles (6-9-1), who outshot the Cougars 24-5. Skylar Fleischman played the first 50 minutes in goal and recorded three saves, and Hannah Hummel posted one save over the final 30 minutes.


Eagles edge Panthers

NORTH VERNON — Ben Rygiel scored in the 72nd minute to lift Brown County to a 3-2 win at Jennings County.

Curtis Higgins and Will Normile scored the first two goals for the Eagles (10-4-1). Logan Fittz had two assists, and Whitton Keith added one.

Adrian Miller and Dreagen Ison scored for the Panthers (1-15). Dalton Craig had an assist.

Brown County outshot Jennings 26-11, putting 12 shots on goal to seven for the Panthers. Jake Huddleston recorded five saves for the Eagles, and Chance Newkirk had nine saves for Jennings.


Jets down Saints

INDIANAPOLIS — Hauser mixed up its lineup and tuned up for today’s first-round sectional match at Columbus North with a 4-1 win at Indianapolis Lutheran.

Jacob Johnson beat Carson Thomas 6-3, 3-6 (11-9) at No. 1 singles, and Ethan Wallace downed Ted Deitz 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3 singles for the Jets (14-2). Alex Gross and Sam Meek topped Nik Jeffries and Matthew Atler 7-5, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and Jacob Rudd and Justin Compton blanked Ian Schwartz and Jonas Akers 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

San Miller fell to Hogan Scanian 6-4, 7-5 at No. 2 singles.


Jets topple Yellow Jackets

MORRISTOWN — David Seelye won the boys race to lead Hauser to a 21-34 win at Morristown.

Seelye ran 17 minutes, 54 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles). Jordan Johnson finished second in 18:44, while Ryan Ault was third (19:10), Brock Thalls seventh (21:36) and eighth Sam Robinson (22:08).

The Jets won the girls meet against the Yellow Jackets, which did not have enough runners to score as a team. Lauryn Starnes finished second in 25:41, while Tammy Essex was third (27:39), Leah Joyce sixth (31:54), Hae-Leigh Washburn seventh (31:55) and Kristin Keith eighth (35:35).

Trinity runners compete

NEW WASHINGTON — Trinity’s one boys runner and two girls runners competed in a meet at New Washington.

AJ Goecker finished second in the boys race in 17:19. For the girls, Jodi Goecker took eighth in 24:28, and Abby Hildreth was 21st in 28:52.