ELLETTSVILLE — Brown County volleyball made it to the finals of the Edgewood Sectional on Saturday before falling to Northview 25-22, 25-8, 25-5.
The Eagles (16-9) advanced to the final with a 19-25, 25-23, 19-25, 25-17, 19-17 win against West Vigo in Saturday morning’s semifinals.
Brown County wins
NASHVILLE — Noah Carter completed 18 of 36 passes for 268 yards and two touchdowns and carried eight times for 59 yards and two scores Friday to lead Brown County to a 28-12 win against South Putnam in the Western Indiana Conference 11th-place game.
Carter’s touchdown passes went for 17 yards to Justin Burns and nine yards to Devin Smith-Harden. Carter’s scoring runs covered one and 24 yards.
Griff Kelly finished with nine catches for 140 yards for the Eagles (4-5). Ben Rygiel kicked four extra points, and Layton Mosier recovered a fumble on defense.
“We played very well, but we felt like we could have done better,” Brown County coach Randy Minniear said. “Defensively, we were real strong. Our line did a good job protecting the passer, and we did a real good job of stopping their run.”
Trinity tops Edinburgh
EDINBURGH — Edinburgh’s attempts to pick up its first victory of the season were spoiled by visiting Trinity Lutheran on Friday 36-16.
Lancers scores were provided by quarterback Tyson Sackman on a 6-yard touchdown run and Sackman’s 29-yard pass to Hunter Dean.
Sackman completed 16 of 28 passes for 152 yards and led Edinburgh (0-9) with 44 yards rushing on eight carries. Zach Murphy caught six passes for 70 yards. Dean led the Lancers with seven tackles.
The Cougars improved to 2-5.
Red Devils stop Panthers
JEFFERSONVILLE — Jennings County jumped out to a 20-0 lead Friday at Jeffersonville, but the Red Devils rallied for a 63-40 victory.
Justin Rennemeier threw for 219 yards and five touchdowns and ran for 59 yards and a score to lead the Panthers (2-7, 1-6). Zane Beineke caught three touchdown passes, and Chase Reason caught two.
Brooks Wathen carried 13 times for 77 yards.
“We couldn’t have done any more offensively,” Jennings coach Rick Zimmerman said. “But we had a fumble and two picks that really killed us. It ended up being a track meet, and with their speed and athletes, you’re going to lose that every time.”
South Decatur falls
SHERIDAN — Class A No. 9 Sheridan jumped out to a 41-0 halftime lead Friday night and went on to hand South Decatur a 55-13 loss.
The Blackhawks led 55-0 before Devon Martin returned a fumble for a touchdown with eight minutes left in the game. After the Cougars (4-5) recovered another fumble, Kenny Meadows ran for a score.