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Hauser homer not enough to overcome host Lutheran


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INDIANAPOLIS — Hauser’s Jared Compton drilled a three-run homer in the seventh inning, but it wasn’t enough as host Lutheran scored an 8-4 win.

Compton drove in all four of Hauser’s runs. Ryan Meahl and Dalton McKinney each had two hits for the Jets, who fell to 7-18 after their final regular season game.

Nathan Branum took the loss on the mound. The Jets begin sectional play on Thursday against South Decatur at Madison Shawe.

Jets pitchers hurl one-hitter

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh pitchers Sammy Wilkerson, Trevor Armel and Kevin Johnson combined to throw a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts in five innings to lead the Lancers to a 14-1 win over visiting Greenwood Christian.

Wilkerson and Johnson each pitched one inning and struck out the side, Armel hurled three innings with four strikeouts.

Trent Tatlock led Edinburgh’s offense with two hits and three RBI. Wilkerson walked three times, doubled and drove in two runs.

Armel had a double and two RBI and Johnson had a hit and two RBI.

Edinburgh begins post-season play on Wednesday against Indianapolis Lutheran at the Morristown Sectional.

Softball

Owls’ season comes to end

JEFFERSONVILLE — Despite scoring two runs in the top of the first, Seymour was pounded 16-3 in five innings by Floyd Central in the first round of sectional action.

In the bottom of the first, Floyd Central quickly took the lead on a three-run shot by Katelin Dreher, and the Highlanders wound up with 11 plate appearances in the inning and scored eight runs. They then scored six runs with two outs in the second inning.

Logan Personett and Emily Bobb reached base for Seymour in the first inning, and Abby Morrow’s ground out put them in scoring position. Floyd Central then fielded Kelsey Nolting’s bunt but overthrew first base, allowing Personett and Bobb to score. Devon Joray followed with a single, but then came a sacrifice bunt and a ground out.

“I thought we got a good start,” Owls coach Brian Personett said. “I thought we executed that perfectly, got two runs on the board right off the bat.”

Seymour ended the season at 14-14 and will lose seniors Personett, Morrow, Nolting, Abby Thompson and Nikki Clevenger.

Hauser advances easily

RISING SUN — Breanna Lange hurled a one-hitter and the Jets’ offense exploded for an 18-0 victory over an overmatched Madison Shawe team in the Rising Sun Class A Sectional.

The win advances Hauser to today’s showdown with perennial power Rising Sun at 5 p.m.

Hauser scored 10 runs in the third inning to put away Monday’s opener.

Eagles soar to victory

ELLETTSVILLE — Brown County smashed Greencastle 13-0 to move into the semifinals of the Edgewood Class 3A Sectional.

Rachel Smith had three hits for the Eagles while Cheyenne Ellis, Courtney Johnson, Tayler McDonald, Sarah Sutherland and Lacy Ross all had two hits each.

McDonald got the win by throwing the first three innings and Johnson pitched the final two. They gave up two hits.

The Eagles face West Vigo at 5 p.m. today in the semifinals.

Boys golf

Panthers shoot season-best

NORTH DECATUR — Jennings County shot a season’s best 150 to down Shawe Memorial at St. Anne’s Golf Course.

The Panthers’ Blake Ralston and Zach Copeland each shot 36 to tie for medalist honors. Also for Jennings County, Jake Simmons shot 37 followed by Ian Donnell at 41, Allen Sharp at 42, Tyler Clerkin and Bailey Wilder at 44, Lane Sawyer at 45, Garrett Day at 46, Hunter Sporleder at 49, Zach Andis and John Kelley at 51 and Thad Bowling at 52.

North Decatur scores easy win

GREENSBURG — North Decatur scored 159 as a team to easily beat Triton Central (192) and Morristown (201) in a match at North Branch Golf Course.

North Decatur’s Dayne Lecher shot a 37 to earn medalist honors. Thomas Shobe shot 39 for North Decatur followed by Charles Murray at 40, Nick Stewart and Blake Fehrman at 43 and Brennan Coy at 48.

North Decatur is 16-5.

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