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INDIANAPOLIS — Will Bridgeman scored three goals in a six-minute span Thursday night to break open a close game and send Class 2A No. 1 Columbus North to a 5-0 Conference Indiana boys soccer win at Franklin Central.
Keaton Voegerl put the Bull Dogs on the board in the 15th minute, and Sam Snider added a goal in the 43rd minute.
Bridgeman then struck in the 58th, 61st and 64th minutes, with two of his goals coming off assists from Riley Belding.
Bridgeman assisted on North’s first goal of the night. Brayton Thornburg assisted on the second.
North (5-0, 2-0) outshot the Flashes 25-5. Matt Verplank recorded three saves in the first half, and Ben Davis had one save in the second half.
Cougars rally to defeat Jets
SEYMOUR — Hauser scored first, but Trinity Lutheran netted the next four goals and went on to post a 4-2 win.
Stone Riddle scored twice, and Toby VanLiew and Rob Setty added goals for the Cougars, with two of those tallies being own-goals from the Jets. Bobby Tabeling had an assist for Trinity.
Christian Case and Lee Hamilton scored the goals for Hauser (2-2). Rory Thayer had an assist.
The Jets outshot Trinity 10-8. Pete Trotter recorded two saves in the first half, and Aaron Sweet had four saves in the second half for Hauser.
Olympians, Rebels play to tie
INDIANAPOLIS — Rachel Amlung’s potential game-winning goal came just after the buzzer, and Columbus East had to settle for a 1-1 tie at Roncalli.
Trailing 1-0 at halftime, the Olympians tied it midway through the second half on a penalty kick by Molly Macy.
Spencer Eudy recorded eight saves for East (4-0-1).
Eagles win pair of games
Rachel Smith scored seven goals in two games to lead Brown County to a pair of wins.
Smith and Lennon Lacy-Connell each scored twice in Thursday’s 4-0 victory against Greenwood Christian Academy. Lacy-Connell also had an assist, and Arielle Suhre recorded four saves.
Smith scored five goals in Wednesday’s 7-1 Western Indiana Conference win Wednesday at Owen Valley. Josie Gray and Lacy-Connell each added a goal, while Lacy-Connell had an assist.
Suhre and Emily Medsker each recorded one save.
Late goal lifts Bulldogs past Owls
SEYMOUR — Batesville netted a goal in the 78th minute to pull out a 3-2 win against Seymour.
Clare Lenart and Brielyn Tidd scored the goals for the Owls (3-1-1), who were outshot 16-13. Kelly Sharp recorded 13 saves.
Bull Dogs rout Bears, improve to 5-0
No. 13 Columbus North lost only seven games in five matches, rolling to a 5-0 win against Lawrence Central.
Luke Red won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Krishan Narsinghani prevailed 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Rahul Jha triumphed 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles for the Bull Dogs (5-0). Anthony Sanders and Jake Likens rolled 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and Aditya Mantri and Kevin Luo won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.
Olympians shut out Panthers
NORTH VERNON — Columbus East coach Jim Stone filp-flopped his No. 1 and No. 2 singles players, and both came away with shutout wins to lead the Olympians to a 5-0 win against Jennings County.
Matt Fuehne beat Owen Land 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, and Seth Meyer blanked Tod Brown 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles. East (5-1) also won both doubles matches 6-0, 6-0, with Alex Pegram and Sammy Woolwine downing Colton Pifer and Adam Jackson at No. 1 and Alex Galle and Matt Furnish beating Jacob Woods and Connor Wheeler at No. 2.
The Panthers’ only game came at No. 3 singles, where East’s Arjun Menon beat Avery Johnson 6-1, 6-0.
Jets fall to Braves in conference match
TRAFALGAR — Hauser had an improved performance over its previous matches but dropped a 5-0 Mid-Hoosier Conference decision to Indian Creek.
Adam Carr and Luke Meier played the closest match, falling 6-4, 5-7, (10-5) at No. 2 doubles. Kyle Benedict lost 6-4, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Will Rose fell 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 singles, Avery Tallent lost 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles and Joel Benedict and Zane Urbans fell 6-3, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles.
Eagles post close win against Patriots
SPENCER — Brown County rolled in three of the five matches to pull out a 3-2 Western Indiana Conference win against Owen Valley.
Dakota Patterson won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles, Nathan Miller and Evan Rose prevailed 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles, and Shane Franklin and Brady Rose triumphed 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles for the Eagles. Bryce Fish fell 6-3, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, and Cash Myres lost 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3 singles.
Spartans shut out Lancers
SHELBYVILLE — Edinburgh did not win a game in the five matches in a 5-0 Mid-Hoosier Conference loss to Southwestern (Shelby).
Kinser Bryant at No. 1 singles, Dalton Bieker at No. 2 singles, Zach Pendleton at No. 3 singles, Tommy Schneider and Isiah McIntosh at No. 1 doubles Wyatt Kinny and Dillon Bryant at No. 2 doubles all lost by 6-0, 6-0 scores for the Lancers (0-6, 0-4).
Seymour sweeps singles against Stars
BEDFORD — Seymour swept the singles matches en route to a 4-1 win against Bedford North Lawrence.
Alex Craig rolled 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Ben Coomer prevailed 6-1, 6-3 at No. 2 singles, Alex Berry triumphed 6-3, 6-2 at No. 3 singles and Seth Stuckwisch and Andrew Rudge won 7-6 (4), 7-3 at No. 1 doubles for the Owls (2-3). John Kleber and Brady Rinehart fell 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.
Crusaders victorious in three sets
Columbus Christian made quick work of Fortune Academy, cruising to a 25-7, 25-17, 25-15 win.
Hannah Lorimor led the Crusaders (3-2) with five kills, one block and six aces. Sabrina Herron recorded 14 assists, and Macy Wingham had 13 digs.
Class 4A No. 7 Owls sweep Panthers
SEYMOUR — Class 4A No. 7 Seymour had little trouble in a 25-10, 25-16, 25-14 win against Jennings County.
Emma Campbell led the Panthers with four kills and three blocks. Emily Ertel pounded four kills, Kyleigh Nelson recorded nine assists, Dani Kirchner had nine digs and Miranda Yonts served two aces.
Eagles earn road win against Cougars
GREENSBURG — Brown County improved to 7-3 with a 25-19, 25-17, 25-10 win against South Decatur.
Ashley Johannigman led the Cougars (7-4) with eight kills, four blocks, 12 digs and an ace. Brittany Koors recorded seven assists, and Julia Miller and Megan Niese each served an ace.
Spartans stave off Lancers’ rally
EDINBURGH — Edinburgh battled back from a two-game deficit, but Southwestern (Shelby) regrouped for a 25-19, 25-22, 20-25, 18-25, 15-8 MHC win.
Mara Cox pounded 16 kills, and Lillie Parmer recorded 34 digs to lead the Lancers (2-11, 0-4).
Panthers top Pirates, stay perfect in duals
NORTH VERNON — Jennings ran its record to 7-0 in dual matches with a 187-196 win against Greensburg at Ford’s Crossing.
Abbie Clark led the Panthers with a 44, while Kassi Whitehead carded a 45 and Ellen Patterson and Shelby Hahn each shot 47. Tori Whitehead, Monica Ertel, Annie Wall and Summer Brown all shot 51, while Scarlett Smith added a 57 and Sarah Willis had a 64.
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