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Panthers cruise past visiting Silver Creek in track, field


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NORTH VERNON — Jennings County dominated the field events as it defeated visiting Silver Creek 71-60 on Monday.

For Jennings County, Tom Alsup won the discus (145-1), Danny Gerringer triumphed in the shot put (48-2), Wes Furgason was victorious in the high jump (5-8) and Colton Pifer was best in the pole vault (12-0).

The Panthers also scored victories in the high hurdles with Harrison Funke winning in 16.5, the 3,200 with Kyle Lewis taking first in 10:42.0, the 400 relay with Blake Myrick, Anthony Engelkin, Zach Miller and Reilly Losey timing 45.5, and the 3,200 relay with Lewis, Brandon Hendrix, Chad Smith and Mitch Deyerling picking up the victory in 9:56.5.

Cougsrs take 1st in quad meet

SHELBYVILLE — Trinity Lutheran placed first Monday at Southwestern (Shelby) High School with 96 points, followed by Indianapolis Howe (62), Southwestern (53) and Greenwood Christian Academy (12).

Mark Pinnow placed first for Trinity in the 110 hurdles with a time of 17.53, as well as the 300 hurdles with a time of 44.11.

Welker took first for Trinity in the 400 dash with a time of 56.25, while Matthew Pinnow took first in the 800 with a time of 2:18.

GIRLS TRACK

Trinity Lutheran captures win

SHELBYVILLE — Trinity Lutheran took first with 56 points in the quad meet at Southwestern (Shelby) High School on Monday, a meet that came down to the final event.

Southwestern came in second with 52 points, followed by Greenwood Christian Academy with 31.

Trinity’s Angie Bergstedt took first place in the 200-meter dash with a new school record time of 27.26, breaking her own previous record of 28.22.

Trinity’s 1,600-meter relay team of Haley Couch, Miranda Murphy, Brittaney VonDielingen and Bergstedt took first place with a time of 4:43.06, winning the meet for the Cougars.

Other first-place finishers for Trinity were Von Dielingen in the 400 dash with a time of 1:08.98 and Brooke Thompson in the shot put with a distance of 27 feet, 5.5 inches.

Jennings County tops Silver Creek

NORTH VERNON — Jennings County defeated Silver Creek 74-45 on Monday.

Keri Ertel took first in the 100 hurdles for Jennings County with a time of 15.08, as well as the 300 hurdles with a time of 47.89.

Justine Corya took first in the long jump for the Panthers with a distance of 15 feet 5 inches, as well as first place in the 200 dash with a time of 27.37.

Kaleigh Brown took first in the 100 dash for the Panthers with a time of 13.27, while Katelyn Posey won the high jump with a jump of 4 feet 6 inches.

BASEBALL

East Central too much for Hauser

HOPE — Hauser was overpowered by East Central on Monday night at home, falling 19-1 to the Trojans in five innings.

East Central’s Cody Tallon went 3 for 3 with two home runs and 3 RBIs for the Trojans.

The Jets are now 2-6-1 on the season.

Cougars down rival North Decatur

GREENSBURG — South Decatur defeated crosstown rival North Decatur 8-2 on Monday at North Decatur High School, taking the Cougars to 3-0 in Mid-Hoosier Conference play.

Conner Hermesch and Damon Martin each connected for a triple and one RBI for the Cougars, while Matt Gatewood added a double and two RBIs.

South Decatur is now 4-4 overall.

SOFTBALL

North routs Bloomington North

BLOOMINGTON — Columbus North cruised past Bloomington North to a 9-1 victory on Monday at Bloomington North High School.

Christine Bombardiere was on the mound for North, allowing only four hits.

Bombardiere also posted a double for the Bull Dogs, while Shannon Hercamp and Michelle Litchfield each added a double.

Hauser shuts down Rushville

HOPE — A strong defensive performance by Hauser pitcher Bri Lange was backed up by even stronger offense as the Jets cruised to a 10-0 victory over Rushville on Monday.

Lange had four strikeouts and allowed just four hits, while the Jets connected for 12 hits.

Leslie Sims had a home run and three RBIs for the Jets while Lange added a double.

Edinburgh edges Indian Creek

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh came out on top of a tight battle on Monday night at home, edging Indian Creek 9-7.

Edinburgh pitcher Jennifer Stinson connected for a home run for the Lancers and had three RBIs.

Kayli Littiken and Autumne Burton each added one RBI for Edinburgh

Clarissa Knight had a triple for Indian Creek while Kathy Phillips added a double.

Owls no-hit by Charlestown hurler

SEYMOUR — The Seymour softball team didn’t have anything go its way Monday as the Owls were no-hit in a 12-1 loss to Charlestown.

Owls coach Brian Personett knew Charlestown was a good team, and he also knew that pitcher Alli Webster was good.

“We just ran into a buzzsaw,” he said. “Webster is a pretty good pitcher, and she was second-team all-state last year. She is pretty solid, and I think she has gotten better since last year.”

BOYS GOLF

Hauser tops Columbus Christian

Hauser defeated Columbus Christian 172-195 on Monday at Clifty Creek golf course.

Columbus Christian’s Nick Bridgewater shot a 39 to lead all golfers.

Jack Washburn led Hauser with a score of 41, followed by Cole Morgan (42), Josh Elliott (44), Wyatt Whittington (45), Jon Isbill (49), Nate Hull (51), Adam Carr (52), Chase Conner (54) and Travis Stafford (67).

GIRLS TENNIS

Undefeated Eagles top Southwestern

NASHVILLE — Brown County swept Southwestern 5-0 Monday night at home.

Winners for Brown County were Josie Gray at No. 1 singles, Whitney Williamson at No. 2 singles and Shannon Walters at No. 3 singles.

Emily Miller and Molly Miller won at No. 1 doubles while Michaela Adams and Mary Kate McCann won at No. 2 doubles.

The Eagles are now 7-0 on the season.

Seymour strings together victory

SEYMOUR — Seymour swept doubles and won at No. 1 and No. 3 singles to defeat potential sectional opponent Scottsburg 4-1.

Marley Vehslage moved up to No. 1 singles and won 6-2, 6-2; Emma Wood won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3 singles; Karen Dringenburg and Payton Warren teamed for a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 1 doubles; and Emily Rudge and Macey Warren were victorious 6-0, 6-3 at No. 2 doubles.

Scottsburg’s point was by Lauren Howser at No. 2 singles, defeating Sylvia Ashley 7-5, 6-4.

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