17th-ranked Olympians knock off previously undefeated Batesville, improve to 7-0-1
BATESVILLE — The Columbus East girls soccer team fended off a pesky Batesville squad to claim a 3-1 victory in a battle of unbeatens.
The Olympians (7-0-1) led 1-0 at the half on a goal by Hayden Lang in the 27th minute. Rachel Amlung and Bailey Dowd added goals in the second half.
Sydney Newell recorded two assists, and Amlung had the other for 17th-ranked East, which outshot the Bulldogs 16-10.
“We had some other chances,” East coach Ilya Schwartzman said. “Their goalie made some spectacular saves. They were a solid team. It wasn’t a cakewalk.”
Spencer Eudy played the first 70 minutes in goal and recorded seven saves. Bryn Eudy added one save in the final 10 minutes.
Olympians down Batesville
BATESVILLE — Columbus East dropped only three games in the three singles matches, coasting to a 4-1 over Batesville.
Matt Fuehne at No. 1 singles and Seth Meyer at No. 2 singles rolled to 6-0, 6-0 shutouts. Alex Pegram won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 3 singles, and Alex Galle and Matt Furnish prevailed 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles for the Olympians (7-1).
Sammy and Jo Jo Woolwine fell 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles.
Red Devils blank Panthers
JEFFERSONVILLE — Jennings County won only seven games in five matches in a 5-0 loss to Jeffersonville.
Owen Land fell 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Tod Brown lost 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Avery Johnson fell 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles for the Panthers (1-10). Colton Pifer and Adam Jackson lost 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles, and Connor Wheeler and Jacob Woods fell 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.
Eagles ‘smash’ Mustangs
NASHVILLE — Brown County picked up a 4-1 Western Indiana Conference win over Edgewood in the teams’ #SMASHCANCER match.
Dakota Patterson won 6-0, 6-4 at No. 2 singles, Cash Myres prevailed 6-3, 6-0 at No. 3 singles, Nathan Miller and Evan Rose triumphed 6-3, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles and Shane Franklin and Brady Rose rolled 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles for the Eagles. Bryce Fish fell 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles.
Owls stave off Cubs
SEYMOUR — Seymour rallied for a pair of three-set wins to claim a 3-2 victory against
Ben Coomer won 7-5, 6-2 at No. 1 singles; Alex Berry prevailed 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 at No. 3 singles and John Kleber and Josiah Rudge triumphed 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles for the Owls. Alex Craig fell 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Seth Stuckwisch and Andrew Rudge lost 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles.
Trojans sweep Bull Dogs
GREENWOOD — Columbus North had trouble getting things going at Center Grove in a 25-12, 25-16, 25-14 loss.
Makinsey Summa recorded eight kills and five aces for the Bull Dogs (4-4). Karen Wildemann added 13 assists and 12 digs.
Jets topple Royals
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Hauser remained unbeaten in the Mid-Hoosier Conference with a 25-20, 25-22, 17-25, 25-16 win at Eastern Hancock.
Jordan McDaniel recorded 17 kills and three blocks, and Danielle Giles had 23 digs and five aces to lead the Jets (7-4, 4-0). Ellie Trotter added 35 assists, and Danielle Sneed and Maranda Knight each had three blocks.
Panthers win in four sets
BATESVILLE — Jennings County overcame a Game 2 setback to post a 25-18, 21-25, 25-13, 25-22 win at Batesville.
Emily Ertel recorded 15 kills and six blocks, and Dani Kirchner had 22 digs four aces for the Panthers. Kyleigh Nelson notched 31 assists, and Kyla Ortleib added six blocks.
Bull Dogs down Warriors
Sydney Anderson fired a 1-over 37 to lead No. 17 Columbus North to a 172-190 win over Whiteland at Harrison Lake.
Lauren Backmeyer carded a 43 for the Bull Dogs. Morgan Deis and Rachel Davis each shot 46, while Sam McQueen added a 47, Aubrey Smith had a 48, Madison Pearson finished with a 51, Holly Anderson shot 52 and Madison Smith had a 54.
Hauser girls finish second
SHELBYVILLE — The Southwestern (Shelby) girls edged Hauser 27-31 in a tri meet. Morristown did not have enough runners to score as a team.
Hannah Shoaf led the Jets with a second-place finish in 24 minutes, 37 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles).
Abbey Ashbrook took third in 25:27, while Agnes Fredstrom was seventh (27:17), Frances Shoaf ninth (28:04) and Sami Harvey 16th (38:54).
Hauser had four boys runners, one short of the number needed to score as a team. Dalton McKinney finished second in 18:48, while Owen Rush was fourth (19:28), Josh Adams 13th (22:56) and Austin Everroad 14th (23:12).
Eagles blank Yellow Jackets
NASHVILLE — Brown County scored four times in the first half and went on to claim a 6-0 victory against Morristown.
Collin Graeber, Stephen Kakavecos and Isaac Glusenkamp all scored two goals for the Eagles (7-1).
Glusenkamp and Graeber each had two assists, while Spencer Carpenter and Cody Whipker each added one.
Tommy Merriman recorded 18 saves.
Seymour stops New Albany
SEYMOUR — Chase Salmon made a couple of big saves in the closing seconds to preserve Seymour’s 1-0 win over New Albany.
Ansgar Weichert scored the game’s lone goal in the 61st minute. Salmon finished with seven saves for the Owls.