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BROOKVILLE — Abby Frazier fired a career-best 74 on Saturday to lead the 15th-ranked Columbus East girls golfers to the Connersville Invitational title.
The Olympians finished with a 328 team total at Brook Hill Golf Club. Connersville took second in the 16-team event with a 334, and Madison was third with a 337.
Frazier recorded five birdies on her way to the 3-over-par score. She finished third individually.
“That was fun to watch,” East coach Troy Buntin said. “On her 15th hole, she had triple bogey, and I said ‘Shake it off.’ She said ‘I know,’ and she played the last three holes 1-under. It was a great way to rebound after a disappointing hole.”
Caroline Smith carded a 77 for the Olympians. Maggie Frazier added an 86, while Nicole Bodi shot 91 and Rebecca Smith had a 93.
North rallies past Jasper
JASPER — The Class 2A No. 1 Columbus North boys soccer team twice rallied from one-goal deficits Saturday, and Keaton Voegerl scored in the 76th minute to lift the Bull Dogs to a 3-2 win at Jasper.
The Wildcats took the lead in the 25th minute, but North tied it in the 34th minute when Voegerl scored his first goal off an assist from Will Bridgeman. Jasper scored again in the opening minute of the second half before the Bull Dogs again tied it in the 47th minute on a penalty kick by Riley Belding.
With less than five minutes remaining, Belding took a corner kick that Andrew Gold played to Voegerl for the game-winner.
North (2-0) outshot the Wildcats 12-8. Matt Verplank recorded four saves.
East ties one, wins one
GREENWOOD — Columbus East bounced back from its season-opening loss by tying No. 10 Center Grove 2-2 and downing Mooresville 4-0 in the Center Grove Tournament.
The Olympians (1-1-1) led 2-1 late against Center Grove before the Trojans tied it in the 77th minute. Drew Herron and Ramiro Nieto scored the goals for East, while Patrick Foley and Derek Schutte had assists and J.B. Baxter recorded eight saves.
Herron scored two goals, while Sam Newell and Adam Krebs each added one against Mooresville. Foley notched three assists, and Schutte had one. Baxter recorded four saves, and A.J. Cruite added three.
Jets steamroll Spartans
SHELBYVILLE — Hauser opened its season with a 7-2 win at Southwestern (Shelby).
Christian Case and Lee Hamilton each scored two goals, while Jack Washburn, Alvaro Eguilleor and Brandon Rutan scored once for the Jets. Rory Thayer had two assists, and Hamilton, Jacob Hatton and Nate Hull all added one.
Hauser outshot the Spartans 15-8. Pete Trotter recorded six saves.
Crusaders edge Anderson Prep
Ian Gray scored a second-half goal to give Columbus Christian at 1-0 win against Anderson Prep Academy.
Dalane Shaull recorded seven saves for the Crusaders (1-1).
Eagles slip past Cougars
GREENWOOD — Collin Graeber scored a pair of goals to lift Brown County to a 2-1 win at Greenwood Christian.
Noah Johnson and Isaac Glusenkamp had assists for the Eagles (2-0). Tommy Merriman recorded 14 saves.
Brown County coach Travis Herb said he visited player Jacob Quackenbush at Riley Hospital for Children and that Quackenbush is recovering. Quackenbush was in critical condition after collapsing at practice
Bull Dogs tie for third
JEFFERSONVILLE — Columbus North opened the season by tying for third in the eight-team Jasper Invitational. Jasper won with 36 points, while Delta finished second with 28 and the Bull Dogs and Evansville Memorial each had 24.
North’s Luke Red won 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-4; won 7-6 (8), 6-4 and lost 6-1, 6-1 to finish second at No. 1 singles. Krishan Narsinghani lost 6-3, 2-6, 6-1; lost 6-2, 6-1 and lost 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 to take eighth at No. 2 doubles. Kevin Luo won 6-2, 6-1, lost 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 and won 6-1, 6-2 to capture third at No. 3 singles.
Anthony Sanders and Jake Likens won 6-0, 6-3; lost 6-4, 6-3 and won 7-6 (4), 6-1 to finish third at No. 1 doubles. Aditya Mantri teamed with Kamal Maharjan to fall 6-0, 6-3 and with Rahul Jha to win 6-3, 6-3 and 6-4, 6-4 to take fourth at No. 2 doubles.
Eagles topple Knights
NASHVILLE — Brown County opened its quest for a Western Indiana Conference title with a 4-1 win against Northview.
Bryce Fish won 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 at No. 1 singles, Cash Myres prevailed 6-4, 6-4 at No. 3 singles, Nathan Miller and Shane Franklin triumphed 6-4, 7-6 (2) at No. 1 doubles, and Brady Rose and Eli White rolled 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles for the Eagles (1-1, 1-0). Dakota Patterson fell 7-6 (2), 6-2 at No. 2 singles.
Crusaders win in four
Columbus Christian claimed its first win of the season, a 25-16, 25-13, 23-25, 25-14 triumph against Anderson Prep.
Sabrina Herron recorded 20 assists for the Crusaders (1-2). Savannah Herron served eight aces, and Jane Phillips pounded two kills.
Panthers drop five-setters
NEW ALBANY — Jennings County led 2-1 in both of its New Albany Invitational matches, but fell to the host Bulldogs 21-25, 25-17, 25-27, 25-17, 15-13 and Castle 25-9, 22-25, 23-25, 25-22, 15-4
Emily Ertel led the Panthers (1-2) with 25 kills and seven block assists. Kyleigh Nelson recorded 34 assists, Kayla Ortleib and Emma Campbell each had one solo and six block assists and Dani Kirchner added 30 digs.
Eagles split WIC matches
ELLETTSVILLE — Brown County split a pair of WIC matches, falling to Edgewood 25-21, 25-16, 22-25, 25-23 and downing West Vigo 25-15, 25-14, 25-16.
Liz Jackson pounded 26 kills in the two matches for the Eagles (2-1, 1-1). Bri Harper recorded 56 assists, and Maddi Taylor had 26 digs.
Brown County girls take fifth
BLOOMINGTON — Brown County’s girls finished fifth, and the boys were 10th in the Bloomington North Early Bird meet.
Alicia Frederick led the girls with a 17th-place finish in 22 minutes, 21 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles). Jalynn Stanford took 23rd in 22:44, while Elodie Belleflamme was 30th (22:58), Rose Guingrich 45th (24:10) and Corissa Proctor 46th (24:12).
Eddie Ryan finished 34th in 18:31 to lead the Eagle boys. Chris Norman took 41st in 18:44, while Brock Updike was 52nd (19:29), Tanner Gray 60th (19:50) and Evan Markley 70th (20:17).
Eagles handle Saints
INDIANAPOLIS — Brown County scored three times in the first half and went on to post a 4-1 win against Indianapolis Lutheran.
Lennon Lacy-Connell scored two goals, and Rebecca Wedan added a goal and an assist for the Eagles. Rachel Smith had the other goal.
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