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FRANKLIN — After shooting a solid 77 on the opening day of the girls golf state finals, Sydney Anderson was even better on Saturday.
The Columbus North sophomore fired a 2-over-par 74 at Legends Golf Club to finish in a tie for 11th individually at 151. She was tied for 16th after the opening round.
“It’s the best feeling I have ever had,” Anderson said. “I was so excited to get to state, and playing as well I did in the regional was awesome. But this is just great.”
Anderson got off to fast starts both days. She started on the back nine Friday by parring the first eight holes. Saturday, she started on the front and was 1-under through eight holes and shot 37 on both nines.
“I got there in the morning, and when I hit on the range, I was just keeping my head clear,” Anderson said. “Both days on the first tee, I hit a great shot, so it was just a good start to both days.”
Kelly Grassel of Chesterton fired a 7-under 137 to win her second consecutive title. Top-ranked Yorktown claimed the team championship.
North third at Richmond
RICHMOND — Columbus North bounced back from a 25-15, 18-25, 15-12 loss to Batesville by knocking off Dayton (Ohio) Thurgood Marshall 25-2, 25-2; Marion 25-16, 25-23 and Richmond 25-22, 25-21 to finish third in the Richmond Tournament.
Makinsey Summa led the Bull Dogs (9-16) with three block assists and 14 aces in the four matches. Janelle Peters pounded 28 kills, Quin Shoultz recorded 24 assists and Alexa Pelley had 18 digs.
East junior varsity second
INDIANAPOLIS — The Columbus East junior varsity squad beat Terre Haute 25-15, 25-19 and Logansport 24-25, 25-21, 15-7 before losing the title match of the Cathedral Invitational to Cathedral 25-18, 25-13.
Kiersten Warren and Courtney Frost each had 17 kills, Ashlyn Robbins had 89 assists and Caitlyn Williams had 28 digs for East. Lexi Kimmel and Courtney Williams added 21 digs each.
Hauser drops two of three
ELLETTSVILLE — Hauser dropped two of three matches in the Edgewood Tournament.
Plainfield downed Hauser 25-19, 25-23 in the first match of the day and Terre Haute North squeezed out a 25-18, 16-25, 15-14 victory in the second match. Hauser bounced back with a 25-19, 25-12 win over Clay City in the final match of the day.
Lauren Gross had 39 kills for Hauser while Haley Webster added four aces, Mikala Greenlee had 54 assists and Danielle Giles added 48 digs. Hauser is 17-7 going into Tuesday’s match at Edinburgh.
Brown County boys win WIC
CLINTON — Brown County placed four runners in the top 10 to win its fourth consecutive Western Indiana Conference boys title.
The Eagles, who scored 38 points to 51 for runner-up Northview, were led by a third-place finish from Alden Westcott in 17 minutes, 8.27 seconds. Connor Guingrich (fifth in 17:26.68), Eddie Ryan (eighth in 17:43.30) and Zach Roush (10th in 17:45.60) also earned All-Conference honors.
Brown County’s girls finished second with 65 points, trailing Edgewood’s 39. Rose Guingrich took second in 20:59.72, and Corissa Proctor was eighth in 22:51.54 to earn All-WIC honors.
Eagles rout West Vigo
NASHVILLE — Collin Graeber scored three goals, and Lucas Pella had two goals and three assists to lead Brown County to a 5-1 WIC win over West Vigo.
Bryce Gray added an assist for the Eagles (10-4-2, 4-2). Reid Johnson recorded eight saves.
Tindley scores late to win
SEYMOUR — Indianapolis Tindley scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull out a, 18-12 victory over Trinity Lutheran on Friday.
Trinity Lutheran quarterback Jacob Stout threw 25- and 5-yard touchdown passes to Dustin Nichols for the Cougars’ only points.
Stout finished 10 of 32 for 145 yards and three interceptions. Jacob Harless caught four passes for 40 yards while Nichols had three catches for 34 yards.
Blake Thomas had six tackles, seven assists and recovered a fumble for the Cougars’ defense. Tommy Davis had seven tackles, including a sack.
The Cougars host St. Vincent de Sales of Illinois at 3 p.m. Saturday.
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