Cole Gilley threw for three touchdowns and ran for one to lead the Columbus East junior varsity football team to a 29-8 win at Floyd Central.
Gilley threw scoring passes of 25 yards to Zander Gentry, 20 yards to Tyler Settle and 35 yards to Zach Pierce and ran 2 yards for a touchdown. Gilley also threw 2-point conversion passes to Gentry and Settle and kicked an extra point for the Olympians (5-1).
Jacob Crouse had a fumble recovery to lead the defense.
Panthers top Chargers
The Jennings County seventh-graders picked up their first win of the season Monday, a 12-6 victory against Central.
The Panthers improved to 1-7.
Northside beat Franklin, Indian Creek and Seymour to finish the season 7-1.
Nathan Lin, Matthew Liu and Rishi Rao were victorious in all three matches for the Spartans. Ben Genter, Ronit Jha, Luke Sequeira and Eric Stavenheim all won twice; while Matthew Degner, Neel Deshpande, Paul Dziuba and Charles Terry all won once.
Nichoulas Bergman, Sid Kamble, Darren Li and Jaehon Shim won JV matches.
Lin was named the team MVP. Other awards went to Stevnheim (eighth-grade Mental Attitude), Sequeira (seventh-grade Mental Attitude), Dziuba (eighth-grade Most Improved) and Shim (seventh-grade Most Improved).
Panthers win tourney
The Jennings County seventh- and eighth-grade White teams both captured the Jennings County Middle School Tournament.
The eighth-graders beat South Dearborn 25-7, 25-16 and Madison 25-24, 12-25, 15-6. Halle Boardman served six aces against South Dearborn.
The seventh-graders beat South Dearborn 25-21, 25-18 and Madison 25-19, 16-25, 15-14. Taylor Mowery served a combined 11 aces.
The seventh-grade (13-7) came back Thursday with a 25-12, 25-20 win against Seymour.
Stella Millspaugh served four aces.
The eighth-graders (11-9) fell to Seymour 25-23, 25-24. Kali Thompson served three aces.
The Panthers’ seventh-grade Blue team (0-10) fell to St. Bartholomew 25-12, 25-15 Monday and St. Mary’s 25-22, 25-18 Thursday. Abby McDonald and Samantha McCollum each served three aces against St. Bartholomew. Avery Sorenson pounded two kills, Lillie Beavers had two assists and McCollum served eight aces against St. Mary’s.
Jennings’ eighth-grade Blue team fell to 0-10 with a 25-6, 25-10 loss to St. Mary’s. Emily Lane, Isabel Rodriguez and Mariann Craft all pounded one kill; while Hallie Manning and Dakoda Bloom each served an ace.
Jennings boys take 3rd
The Jennings County boys finished third, and the girls were seventh in Thursday’s Bedford North Lawrence Middle School Invitational.
Lane Elsner won the boys race in 11 minutes, 48 seconds for 2 miles. Ian Campbell finished 17th in 12:20, while Eli Wahlman was 22nd (12:37), Alex Leach 23rd (12:38) and Samuel Fewell 34th (13:01).
Halle Franks led the Panther girls with a 17th-place finish in 13:45. Macy Addis took 25th In 14:12, while Mary Gasper was 37th (14:40), Katie Gasper 44th (14:58) and Taylor Lead 55th (15:39).
Panthers split pair
The Jennings County Middle School coed White team beat Scottsburg 3-1 on Tuesday and fell to Southwestern 4-3 on Thursday.
Logan McIntosh, Nathan Davis and Carson McNulty scored goals against Scottsburg. Layne Suhre recorded three saves.
McNulty scored two goals, and McIntosh added one against Southwestern. Suhre posted two saves for the Panthers (8-3)
Bowler rolls 269 game
Rickie Wilson Jr. recorded the men’s high game (269) and series (742), and Sarah Jessup had the women’s high game (232) and series (541) in the Wednesday Night Mixed League.
C.B.C. No. 2 posted the team high game (1,063) and series (2,851). C.B.C. No. 1 leads the team standings at 26-6.