NASHVILLE — The Hauser girls tennis team beat Brown County 4-1 and Edinburgh 5-0 on Saturday to open its season with a victory in Brown County’s Steve Makurat Invitational.
The Jets’ Alana Owen beat the Eagles’ Hallee Miller 6-3, 6-3 and the Lancers’ Haley Jones 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Hauser’s Madie Sherman downed Brown County’s Julia Williams 6-0, 6-2 and Edinburgh’s Sophia Parmer 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles. The Jets’ Rachel Hopkins fell to the Eagles’ Cassidy Davis 6-0, 6-0 and beat the Lancers’ Paige Johnson 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles.
Hauser’s Sarah Tedder and Abby Johnson topped Brown County’s Jacey Ferguson and Leah Tucker 1-6, 6-3 (10-2) and Edinburgh’s Destiney Ramey and Haven Link 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles. The Jets’ Melanie Taylor and Kylie Lock beat the Eagles’ Olivia and Grace Baughman 3-6, 6-3, (10-3) and the Lancers’ Katie Roberts and Anneliese Lollar 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.
Brown County swept Edinburgh 5-0 in the first match of the day. Miller beat Jones, and Williams downed Parmer by 6-2, 6-0 scores, and Davis blanked Johnson 6-0, 6-0. Ferguson and Tucker topped Ramey and Link 6-1, 6-1, and the Baughmans beat Roberts and Lollar 6-0, 6-1.
Marmion edges North
LOUISVILLE — Marmion Academy from Aurora, Illinois, edged Columbus North 4-3 on Friday night in the Bull Dogs’ second game of the Super Prep Invitational.
Parker Maddox allowed three runs and five hits and struck out eight in five innings for the Bull Dogs (4-2). Kyler McIntosh gave up the final run on two hits in the sixth. The game was called after six innings because of the time limit.
Earlier Friday, North won 5-2 at Louisville Trinity. The Bull Dogs were scheduled to play two more games Saturday in Louisville, but those were snowed out.
Brown County falls
NASHVILLE — Brown County was held to two hits Saturday in a 3-1 Western Indiana Conference loss to Cascade.
Eli Snider allowed three runs and five hits and struck out nine in six innings for the Eagles (1-4, 0-1). Grant Suding gave up one hit in the seventh.
Cougars 3rd, Eagles 4th
NASHVILLE — Trinity Lutheran and Brown County finished third and fourth out of eight teams in Saturday’s Brown County Invitational at Salt Creek.
Batesville won with a 354. Oldenburg Academy finished second with a 366, followed by the Cougars with a 370 and the Eagles with a 386.
Brown County’s Parker VanNess won medalist honors with a school record-tying 2-under-par 69. Curtis Lookebill carded a 104, Ben Rygiel added a 105, Peyton Proctor shot 108 and Brendon Asher had a 109.
Jacob Keith and Noah Criswell each shot 88 to lead Trinity. Mark Shoemaker carded a 91, Josiah Foster added a 103 and Ryland Nierman had a 107.
Panthers split pair
PENDLETON — Jenn-ings County bounced back from a 10-0, five-inning loss to Decatur Central in Saturday’s opener to down Pendleton Heights 11-3 in its second game of Pendleton’s Horseshoe Classic.
Gabby Mahoney threw a three hitter, and Katie Mahoney went 3 for 4 with two doubles and a home run to lead the Panthers (3-1) against Pendleton. Madi Skinner went 2 for 3 with a double, Gabby Mahoney went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, Kylee Matern went 2 for 4 with a double, Carissa Sabelhaus went 2 for 4 and Tori Lee went 2 for 5 with a double. Haley Engelking had three RBIs, and Lexi Brown had two RBIs.
Matern had Jennings’ lone hit against Decatur Central.
Cadets nip Eagles
NASHVILLE — Brown County’s Emma Summers took a shutout into the seventh inning Saturday, but Cascade scored a pair of runs to pull out a 2-1 WIC win.
The Eagles (2-1, 0-1) outhit the Cadets 4-3. Summers had an RBI-single in the third for Brown County’s lone run.