Iceman earn impressive tie

Staff Reports

The Columbus Icemen produced one of their best games of the season, tying the No. 2-ranked Carmel Gold 2-2 with goals from Ryan Cesarski and Jordan Kelley.

Sean Bowman, Kelley and Christian Corbin had assists for the Icemen.

The Icemen, now 14-19-5, also defeated Hamilton Southeastern 5-3 and lost 5-0 to Lawrence. Sam Hack and Evan Shaw each had two goals against Hamilton Southeastern, while John Menefee scored once.

In other Columbus Youth Hockey action, the Columbus Flames split two games against Owensboro, Kentucky, in Squirts action, losing the first 2-0 and winning the second 3-2.

In the first game, Jake McMullen stopped nine of 11 shots in net for the Flames. In the second game, Brayson Bennett scored all three goals, with Ty Boone and John Ferguson each picking up two assists, while Luke Strickland and Caden Graham each had one assist. Jake McMullen had 14 saves.

The Columbus Flames Pee Wees notched two wins against Bloomington. The Flames won the first game 8-4 and the second game 5-3 by rallying from a 2-0 deficit. Tom Sullivan and Cruz Timbrook scored two goals each in the Flames’ first win; Sean Sinovic, Reid Cory, Jackson Price and Ozzie Lauer each scored one goal.

In the comeback win, Timbrook and Cory had two goals each, while Wil Tearman scored the other goal.


Jennings County wins title

The Jennings County Middle School wrestling team went undefeated in the Panther Invitational, beating South Dearborn 74-48, Batesville 99-25 and Parkview 92-27.

Wrestlers who went 3-0 for Jennings County were Keagen Craig, Zane Law, Rusty Vaughn, Nick South, Trenton Stuckwisch, Hunter Dickmeyer, Brooks Wathen, Rodger Watts, Damon Burton and Jonah Walters.

Going 2-1 for Jennings County were Teagen Johnson, Joey Moran, Blake Sinner, Lynn Bateman, Sammy Bennett, Brandon McGuire and Nathaniel McDonald.

Those who won one match were Takota Grigsby, Michael Pemberton, Owen Barr and Quinton Houshour.

In the Panther Open against Bedford and Scottsburg, 13 Jennings County wrestlers went unbeaten — Dathan Malone, Teagen Johnson, Keagen Craig, Blake Daughterty, Quinton Houshour, Brandon McGuire, Nathaniel McDonald, Tennessee Henry, Jake Coffman, Demetree Fleek, Kyle Nugent, Trent McClellen and Ethan Mathews.


Central earns tourney title

The Central eighth-grade boys basketball team won the Central Invitational with victories against St. Barnabas 44-21 and Perry Meridian 42-35.

Logan Brewer led Central in the win against St. Barnabas with 15 points. Matt Frost scored eight, and Zach Pierce added six. Against Perry Meridian, Matt Romig scored 11 points, and Frost and Brewer each scored nine. Patrick McKinley added eight points for Central, and Carson Whitehead had five.

Central also dropped a pair of games to Northside, 39-34 and 34-32. Frost had 12 points for Central in the first game against Northside, while Whitehead added 10. In the second game, Julian Greenwell scored 14 points for Central, Nash Murphy had eight, and Jonah Wichman added five.

Central also defeated Jennings County 55-27 as Greenwell scored 18 points and Wichman had 15. Kenton Kamman tallied nine, and Jacob Felicijan scored seven for Central.

In seventh-grade boys basketball action, Central posted a 4-1 record. Central dropped a 44-43 overtime decision to St. Barnabas despite 11 points from Thorne Ross, 10 from Adam Chapman and eight each from Cole Gilley and Lance Greiwe.

Central downed Perry Meridian 44-30 as Chapman poured in 18 points. Ross and Jackson Payne each had 10. Central defeated Northside 47-31 as Gilley rang up 11 points, while Ross and Payne each had 10 points. Chapman scored nine for Central.

In a 36-30 win against Northside in B play, Logan Kaisher led Central with 10 points, while Will Grider scored eight, and Braeden Zeigler had seven. In the 42-16 B win against Jennings County, Logan Kaisher had 14 points, and Zeigler scored 11. Zerek Greathouse added six, and Daveed Jolley had four.

In seventh-grade girls basketball play, Center Grove downed Central 30-20. Kaylyn Bates had eight points for Central, while Syndney Kimbler and Makayla Reeves each had four. Center Grove also posted a 31-17 win against Central.

Jennings County girls roll

The Jennings County seventh-grade White team raised its record to 10-11 with a 45-24 victory against South Decatur.

Hanah Bertram led Jennings County with 18 points, while Abi Vogel had 12. Baylee ByFord and Kerrigan Moore each had four points for Jennings.

In other Jennings County action, the eighth-grade girls White team raised its record to 20-4 with a 45-14 victory against Greensburg. Alana Daeger scored 17 points to lead Jennings County, while Callie Wilder tallied 11 points, and Madison Skinner scored nine. Kylee Matern had seven points for Jennings County.

The seventh-grade boys White team raised its record to 10-14 with a 46-12 win against Southwestern. Casper Clark led Jennings County with 10 points, while Owen Miller had eight points, and Gauge Walters scored seven. Carter Leak added six points for Jennings County, while Eric Jordan and Kyle Wilson each scored four points.


Jennings sets records

In a 91-51 victory against Scottsburg’s boys, Jennings County Middle School swimmer Peyton Moore set school records with a 1:57.84 in the 200-yard freestyle and a 31.78 in the 50 breaststroke.

Hailey Brown set a school record for Jennings County in the girls’ 101-72 victory against Scottsburg with 166.35 points in the diving event.


Bowlers roll big numbers

Henry Schultz rolled the high game of 267 in Tuesday Men’s $5,000 To Win League action at the Columbus Bowling Center.

Steve Phillips rolled a 266, and Niles Lauderbaugh had a 258. Phillips rolled the high series of 707, followed by Schultz at 694, while Troy Coffman and Darrell Wheeler each recorded 676 series.

The Independents rolled the high team game of 1,272 and the high series of 3,622. Poynter GM leads the standings at 136-56, followed by EnviroTest at 124-68 and Team No. 17 at 122-70.

In Wednesday Night Mixed League action, John Zieleniuk shot the high game of 262, followed by Ryan Robertson at 257 and Kotie Perry at 248. Robertson had the high series of 646, followed by Zieleniuk at 638 and Richard Baldwin at 627.

On the ladies side, Tanya Hiday shot the high game of 214, followed by Bert Phillips at 196 and Bonnie Roberts and Sondra Cool-Richardson at 194. Hiday had the high series of 595, followed by Phillips at 573 and Carolynn Baldwin at 545.

The Sliders had the high team game of 935 and the high team series of 2,646. Aces & 8s leads the standings at 106-70, followed by P.J.’s at 104-72 and Beer Nuts at 101-75.

In Thursday Ladies Matinee action, Carol Baldwin rolled the high series of 491, followed by Lu Kinman at 449 and Rosemary Hull at 416. Baldwin shot the high game of 179, followed by Judith Lannan at 159 and Kinman at 158.

The Niners shot the high team series of 1,843 and the high team game of 633. Heaven Bound leads the standings at 96-80, followed by Pin Seekers at 90-86.

Ron Lynn rolled the high game in Sunday Night Mixed League action, while Steve Sebastian had a 226, and Larry Turner recorded a 208. Rick Wilson Jr. had the high series of 659, followed by Rick Wilson Sr. with a 655 and Luther Johnson with a 599.

On the women’s side, Brandy Wilson shot 217 for high game honors, while Ashlynn Branum had a 184, and Lori Simpson shot 180. Shanna Wilson had the high series of 597, followed by Kerry Walker at 559 and Debbie Clements at 506.

Just Friends leads the standings at 37-3, followed by Ziggies and Independents both at 26-14.


Rock Pile wins big

The Rock Pile picked up goals from six different players in a 7-2 victory against the Toyota Renegades.

Tyler Houchin scored twice for first-place The Rock Pile, while Derek Wolf, Stephanie Pigneri, Tyler Douthitt, Brent Gordon and Todd Houchin each scored one goal. Greg McNealy tallied twice for Toyota Renegades.

Our Name is Earl kept its narrow hold on second place with a 4-2 win against Flying Zambonis. Dane Bremer scored twice for Our Name is Earl, while Ryan Putnam and Ryan Gray each tallied once. Bryan Plunkett and Tyler Saben each scored for Flying Zambonis.

Yoopers picked up a 4-2 win against Monsters of Rock, as Ryan Ingalls, Ryan Siefring, Nathan Kent and Josh Desmet all scored for the winners. Ben Eckhart and Kathryn McCarthy each had a goal for Monsters of Rock.

CCA Kutters edged Hansons 2-1 behind goals from James Schnable and Scott Herron.

Dave VanValkenburg scored for Hansons.