Donner swimmers win events in Winter Invitational

Three Donner Swim Club athletes came away with first-place finishes in the Bloomington Swim Club Winter Invitational last weekend at Indiana University.

Grier Lane won the 8-and-under girls 50-yard butterfly and 50 breaststroke and also finished fifth in the 100 freestyle and sixth in the 50 freestyle. In the same division, Connelly Furnish won the 100 backstroke and also placed second in the 50 backstroke, 50 breaststroke and 200 freestyle.

Daniel Utterback won the 11-12 boys 50 freestyle and also finished second in the 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly and third in the 50 butterfly and 50 backstroke.

Ainsley Sherlock finished second in the 10-and-under girls 50 freestyle and 50 breaststroke, third in the 100 breaststroke and 200 freestyle and sixth in the 100 individual medley. Cassidy Furnish, Connelly Furnish, Abby Proffitt and Sherlock took third in the 10-and-under girls 200 freestyle relay.

Mridula Muthukumaran placed third in the 8-and-under girls 50 butterfly and fifth in the 25 backstroke. Sammi Hoovler, Paige Maddox, Kariss Miller and Ellie Proffitt were sixth in the 13-14 girls 400 freestyle relay.


Icemen go 1-2-1

The Columbus Icemen won once and tied twice in four crossover games last weekend in South Bend.

The Icemen began with a 5-3 win against South Bend Riley. Matt Jordan scored two goals, and Connor Long, Andrew Roese and Tom Sullivan all added one. Mark Mayhew had two assists, and Long and Roese each added one. Evan Kuzman recorded 19 saves.

Columbus tied Crown Point 3-3. Darrien Nickerson, Mayhew and Jordan all netted unassisted goals. Cam Stattenfield posted 17 saves.

The Icemen also tied South Bend Adams 3-3. Andrew Clark, Sullivan and Cole Grady scored goals. Sullivan had two assists, and Danny Prochazka and Jacob Elliot each added one. Kuzman notched 19 saves.

Columbus concluded the weekend with a 4-3 loss to Fort Wayne Carroll. Long, Roese and Mayhew scored goals. Mayhew and Chris Martin had assists, and Stattenfield recorded 17 saves.


Zambonis stay unbeaten

The Flying Zambonis improved to 5-0-1 in the Columbus Broomball League with a 4-0 shutout of Wicked Sisters. Ricky Hooten scored two goals, and Ryan Ingalls and Todd Houchin each added one.

Yoopers handed Toyota Tsunamis their first loss of the season, a 2-1 decision. Ryan Siefring scored both goals for Yoopers, and Tyler Houchin had the Tsunamis goal.

Hansons beat Slappin’ Balls 7-2 behind four goals from Rahul Bhardwaj, two from Keith Henry and one from John Lane. Darien Castetter scored both goals for Slappin’ Balls.

Monsters of Rock downed CCA Kutters 6-1. Greg Thomas netted two goals for Monsters, while Rob Jones, Tyler Rash, Ryne Brutus and Zach Henderson all added one. Scott Herron scored for Kutters.


Parkside boys, girls win

Parkside had the only sweep in the Elementary Basketball League last week. The Parkside boys won 46-31, and the girls prevailed 36-20 against Taylorsville.

In other boys games, CSA Lincoln beat Clifty Creek 39-16, Richards topped Southside 43-28, Rockcreek downed CSA Fodrea 37-27 and Smith stopped Mt. Healthy 45-32.

For the girls, Clifty Creek beat CSA Lincoln 24-15, Southside downed Richards 46-21, CSA Fodrea topped Rockcreek 28-18 and Mt. Healthy routed Smith 38-13.

Central prevails twice

The Central seventh-grade boys beat Sunman-Dearborn 45-28 on Wednesday and St. Peters 50-29 on Thursday.

Cooper Horn led the Chargers with 17 points against Sunman-Dearborn. Luke Harmon added nine, and Nico Alvarez had eight.

Horn scored 19 points against St. Peters. Brady Probst added 12, and Harmon had nine.

Panther boys sweep Spartans

The Jennings County seventh- and eighth-grade boys White teams each won a pair of games last week, beating Northside on Monday and Shawswick on Thursday.

The Panther eighth-graders beat Northside 38-27 behind 18 points from Carson McNulty and 12 from Jacob Vogel. Jennings (9-5) downed Shawswick 49-37, with Austin Martin leading the way with 14 points, followed by McNulty with 13 and Vogel with 10.

Keegan Manowitz scored 19 points to lead the Panther seventh-graders past Northside 42-38. Jennings (11-3) beat Shawswick 42-37 behind 15 points from Manowitz and 11 from Lane Zohrlaut.

The Panther eighth-grade boys Blue team (2-10) fell to South Dearborn 41-31. Tyler Champbers scored seven points.

Jennings’ seventh-grade boys Blue team lost to South Dearborn 35-25. Owen McIntyre led the Panthers (8-4) with six points.

Jennings 8th girls win

The Jennings County eighth-grade girls White team bounced back from a 41-37 loss to Northside with a 37-25 win against Austin. Lucy Ernstes and Morgan Lane each scored nine points against Northside. Lily Ernstes led the Panthers (7-2) with 13 against Austin.

The Jennings seventh-grade girls White team (0-6) fell to Northside 52-10 and Austin 20-14. Taylor Mowery scored six points against Northside. Nettie Meeks and Stella Millspaugh each had five against Austin.

The Panther seventh-grade girls Blue team pulled out a 37-34 overtime win against Southwestern. Mary Gasper scored 15 points.

The Jennings eighth-grade girls Blue team lost to Immanuel Lutheran 39-9. Emily Hatton led the Panthers (2-5) with four points.