The Columbus North girls tennis team had its share of close matches against Center Grove on Monday, but were able to prevail 4-1.
Aubrey Smith beat Jillian Fleddarmon 6-3, 6-2 in No. 1 singles for the Bull Dogs (11-4), while Paige Littrell posted a 6-4, 6-2 win over Priya Dye in No. 2 singles. After dropping the first set 6-4 against Katelyn Gray in No. 3 singles, Rosemary Yonushonis was able to bounce back and win the final two sets 6-1, 6-2.
Sara Vanderkolk and Sydney Anderson also posted a three set win over Katelyn Walsh and Carleigh Hardin 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles, while Brooke Richardson and Meagan Olibo dropped a 6-2, 7-5 decision to Madison Smeathers and Kim Spindler in No. 2 doubles.
Olympians rout Stars
BEDFORD — A dominating singles performance from Columbus East was more than enough to propel the Olympians past Bedford North Lawrence in their 4-1 win.
Ashlee Hasson beat Hannah Yeary 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles, while Megan Galle shut out Schylar Hewitt 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles. Alexa Hussman-Miller topped Amanda Hearth in No. 3 singles 6-2, 6-0 while in No. 1 doubles action Pooja Pandita and Ameta Smidova defeated Mollie Bond and Lauren Mitchel 6-1, 7-5.
Lauren Fox and Shyanne Reynolds fell to Sierra Crane and Nichole Ekrehus 6-2 6-2 in No. 2 doubles play. The Olympians improved to 7-3.
Jets cruise past Saints
INDIANAPOLIS — Hauser’s doubles team’s swept through Indianapolis Lutheran, and the Jets (6-4) posted a 3-2 victory against the Saints.
In No. 1 singles action, Haylee Webster won 6-2, 6-3 over Liz Evans, while Jordan Cain fell in three sets to Rachel Miller 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 in No. 2 singles. Katelyn Yarling dropped a 6-2, 7-6 decision to Jia Yang Li in No. 3 singles.
The No. 1 doubles team of Claire Roman and Erica Bostic topped Katherine Krupski and Emily Jones 6-3, 6-3, while Sydney Tallent and Kiersten Gross won 6-1, 6-0 over Michelle Shen and Miguela Renteria in No. 2 doubles.
Owls dominate Panthers
NORTH VERNON — The young Jennings County squad wasn’t able to overcome a strong performance from Seymour and fell 5-0.
At No. 1 singles, Marley Vehslage defeated Amy Gasper 6-0, 6-0, while Payton Warren posted a 6-1, 6-2 win against Avis McGovern in No. 2 singles and Lindsey Hume beat Kristen Nottingham 6-0, 6-1.
In doubles action, Karen Dringenburg and Emma Wood beat Brittany Lykins and Elaine Lykins 6-0 6-0 in No. 1 doubles action while at No. 2 doubles Megan Baurle and Kennedy Richart defeated Cassie Leach and Hailee Harmon 6-2, 6-0.
Lancers cruise past Cougars
SEYMOUR – Edinburgh relied on their dominance in doubles competition to inch past Trinity Lutheran 4-1, improving their record to 3-7 on the season.
Ashlyn Streeval and Abbie Young defeated Trinity Lutheran’s Allison Hackman and Maddie Lucas 6-2, 6-3 in No. 1 doubles action while Baleigh Downton and Allie Schooler beat Shelby Nierman and Cassidy Prentice 6-0, 6-0.
Vanessa Hoskins beat Aurora Willman 6-3, 7-6 in No. 2 singles while Miranda Burton won in three sets over Kelly Adams 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.
The Cougars got their only win in No. 1 singles with Brennyn Pollert winning over Lillie Parmer 6-3, 6-3.
Cougars blast Spartans
SOUTH DECATUR — Hunter Seegers connected on a grand slam and went 4-for-4 at bat for South Decatur to help the Cougars dominate Southwestern 12-2 in
Aaron Haley went 2-for-2 with two RBIs, while Taylor Kopplin threw a three-hitter while throwing 12 strikeouts for the Cougars, who improved to 4-5 and 1-2 in the Mid-Hoosier Conference.
Panthers rally past Southwestern
NORTH VERNON — A late rally by Jennings County was enough to put away Southwestern, scoring four runs in the sixth inning for a 4-3 win.
Baylee Krueger connected on a two run single to get the first two runs of the inning for the Panthers (14-3), while Hannah Castor hit a double to send the winnings runs home. Bug Donnell pitched a five-hitter, while the defense had three errors.
Bull Dogs get past Cougars
Columbus North put up consistent scores against Bloomington North at Harrison Lake Country Club en route to defeating the Cougars 292-357.
Zach Lee was the medalist for the Bull Dogs, shooting two under par at 70. Michael Vandeventer shot 73, while Christian Fairbanks scored 75, Nick Waskom finished with a 74 and Spencer Fairbanks shot 86.
Hauser cards win vs. Southwestern
FRANKLIN — The Hauser golf team raised its record to 4-3 after solid rounds of 40 by Jack Washburn and Cole Morgan propelled the Jets past Southwestern 170-184 at Cypress Run.
Southwestern also picked up a pair of 40 rounds from Kenny Coy and Nick Wallace, but Hauser’s next two scorers dominated their opponents.
Keenen Owen shot 44 for Hauser while Nate Hull shot 46. Following them for Hauser were Jon Isbill and Aaron Sweet at 48, Chase Conner at 51 and Wyatt Whittington at 53.
Owls finish strong
SEYMOUR — A strong finish from Seymour was enough to propel the Owls past Columbus East, scoring a low of 165 while the Olympians finished at 166 and New Albany scored 173 at Shadowood Golf Course.
“Seymour played real well,” East coach Tom LaBarbera said. “It was very exciting at the end, but when their final player finished at 44, everything changed and they were able to get the win.”
Adam Krebs led the Olympians at 39, followed by Chris Jurrema and Derek Alexander at 42, Will Mayhew at 43 and Thomas Ruch and Austin Proffitt at 48.
“We still need to improve on our close-range shots,” Labarbera said. “We have been improving each week, but now is the time where we need to stay focused and get ready for some big meets.”
Dustin Ruddick was the medalist for Seymour at 36, while Zach Quillen carded 40, Blake Furlough hit 44, Brady Marshall shot 45, Ethan Ashley scored 48 and Jared Jones finished at 54.
Cougars beat Lions
SEYMOUR — Chad Stuckwisch was medalist for Trinity Lutheran while the Cougars posted a 170-188 victory against Salem at Shadowood Golf Course.
Stuckwisch finished at 39, followed by Parker Criswell at 41, Cory Stuckwisch at 43, Clayton Terry at 47, Clayton Pottschmidt at 49, Skylar Stahl at 50 and Jonathon Keith at 56. The Cougars improved to 5-1.