North, East divers net top-10 finishes

BLOOMINGTON — Five Columbus North girls finished in the top 10 Saturday in the Bloomington North Diving Invitational.

Ella Anderson led the Bull Frogs with a fourth-place finish in the girls competition with 284.00 points. Naomy Ventura took fifth with 250.40, while Grace Lenly was sixth (240.15), Delaney Donavan eighth (194.05) and Kate Falkner 10th (163.60).

For the boys, North’s Grant Fehribach finished fifth with 360.00 points, while Columbus East’s DJ Rhodes (322.30) and Cody Miller (305.35) took sixth and seventh. North’s Kyan Jiles was ninth (278.30), Blake Shaffer 10th (264.50) and Deshawn Austin 11th (208.05).


Eagle girl qualifies

NASHVILLE — Katlyn Butcher became Brown County’s first Indiana High School Girls Wrestling Association state qualifier after winning a regional title on Friday night.

Butcher pinned Bloomington South’s Cierra Broukal in the second period and pinned New Albany’s Hanna Lynch in the third period. Butcher will compete next weekend at the IHSGWA state meet at Lawrence North.

Meanwhile, the Eagles went 2-3 in their own invitational on Saturday. They beat Northview 40-24 and Indianapolis Manual 57-6 and fell to Seymour 57-21, North Putnam 39-30 and Indian Creek 46-18. Butcher (106), David Tucker (113) and Levi Mullins (195) all went 4-1.

Panthers take third

CLARKSVILLE — Jennings County finished third in Saturday’s New Palestine Invitational. Warren Central won with 233 1/2 points to 179 for Roncalli 179 and 154 1/2 for the Panthers.

Victor Antunez (120 pounds), Dalton Craig (132) and Brooks Wathen (152) won their respective weight classes. Zane Beineke (170) finished second; and Michael Pemberton (126), Sam Bennett (182) and Logan Askew (195) all took fourth.

Meanwhile, Jennings’ No. 2 varsity team went 4-0 to win the Providence Invitational. The Panthers beat Southwestern (Hanover) 57-24, Bedford North Lawrence 78-0, Providence 66-12 and New Washington 60-17.

Jenn Ramirez (106), Nathan Streight (113), Gavin Hendrix (120), Skylar Cline (126), Blake Vaught (145), Paul Alba (182) and Gunnar Wright (220) all went 4-0.


Columbus Christian falls

Columbus Christian cut a 10-point deficit with two minutes remaining to one, but Madison Christian Academy held on for a 45-39 win Saturday.

The Crusaders (5-13) shot only 25.0 percent (15 of 60) from field, including 13.8 percent (4 of 29) from 3-point range, and 35.7 percent (5 of 14) from the free-throw line. Conner Emily scored 13 points, and Josh Jones added 10.

Edinburgh wins in OT

CAMPBELLSBURG — Coltan Henderson hit a 3-pointer to begin the overtime, and Edinburgh went on to pull out a 56-52 victory Saturday at West Washington.

Justin Fosskuhl and Bryce Burton each scored 13 points to lead the Lancers (8-4). Christian Cox added 10.

Cougars rout Hornets

GREENSBURG — South Decatur jumped out to a 35-12 halftime lead Saturday and went on to post a 69-34 win against Medora.

Matt Cornett led the Cougars (3-10) with 17 points. Brandon Benge added 12.


Panthers down Eagles

AUSTIN — Jennings County jumped out to a 22-9 halftime lead Saturday and went on to hand Austin a 46-31 defeat.

Callie Wilder and Macy Roth each scored 12 points to lead the Panthers (4-12). Alexus Brown added 10.

Senators stop Lancers

CAMPBELLSBURG — Edinburgh fell behind West Washington 18-4 after one quarter Saturday and could not recover in a 67-49 loss.

Destiney Ramey led the Lancers (8-8) with 11 points.