North track teams cruise past Owls

Columbus North’s boys and girls track teams rolled to easy wins against Seymour on Tuesday night. The Bull Dog boys cruised 110-22, while the girls prevailed 94-34.

North’s Katrina May set a school record in the girls pole vault with a leap of 11 feet, 4 inches. Janelle Peters won the long jump (14-1½) and 400 meters (1 minute, 4.4 seconds). Debie Gedeon won the 100 hurdles (15.3) and 100 (12.9).

Other winners for the Bull Dogs were Johanna Anderson in the high jump (4-10), Nina Bouthier in the 1,600 (5:26.9), Olivia Malone in the 300 hurdles (49.0) and Allison Coffey in the 3,200 (11:51.5.). North won the 4×100 (53.8) and 4×400 (4:24.6) relays.

For the boys, Alex Algee won the long jump (20-8¾) and 100 (11.4), and Michael Behling took the 400 (54.3) and 200 (23.3). Other winners were Coleman Tennyson in the shot put (42-11½), Drew Schoeberl in the discus (140-10), Triston Perry in the 110 hurdles (16.3), Seth Williams in the 1,600 (4:29.9) and Justin Huser in the 300 hurdles (42.6).

The Bull Dogs swept the 4×800 (8:39.6), 4×100 (44.6) and 4×400 (3:40.6) relays.

Olympian boys win

The Columbus East boys rolled to a 96-35 win against Shelbyville, while the two girls teams battled to a 66-66 tie.

Steven O’Neal won the long jump (20-0), 400 (52.7) and 200 (23.8), Rhett Myers took the shot (44-5½) and discus (152-9) and Josiah Edwards took the high jump (6-1) and 100 (11.6) to lead the Olympian boys. Matt Buffo won the pole vault (12-0), Paul Bean took the 1,600 (4:44), Mitchell Busse captured the 800 (2:15) and East won the 4×800 (9:39.5) and 4×400 relays.

For the girls, Katie Emmert won the 100 hurdles (18.5) and 300 hurdles (53.6), and Cortney VanLiew took the 100 (13.4) and 200 (28.3). Katie Mack captured the high jump (4-10), and Kristen Lyons won the 1,600 (6:00).


East falls to Shelbyville

SHELBYVILLE — Adycin Rager pulled out a 6-4, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles, but that would be Columbus East’s lone victory in a 4-1 loss at Shelbyville.

A.J. Pollert fell 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Lauren Graham lost 6-3, 6-4 at No. 3 singles, and Carol Travis and Megan Newton fell 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles for the Olympians (0-2). Kate Fox and Paige Webb had to retire because of injury after Webb was hit in the eye with a ball at No. 1 doubles.

Eagles ground Jets

NASHVILLE — Hauser won the No. 1 singles match, but Brown County took the other four to claim a 4-1 victory.

The Eagles’ Mary Kate McCann downed Danielle Giles 6-3, 6-3 at No. 2 singles, and Elisabeth Huls beat Katelyn Yarling 6-0, 6-3 at No. 3 singles. Sarah Kurdziel and Corina Greiner topped Erica Bostic and Kiersten Gross 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles, and Ashley Pugh and Kylene Warne downed Natalie Taylor and Sarah Tedder 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.

The Jets’ victory came at No. 1 singles, where Claire Lutsch beat Hallee Miller 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.

Austin edges Trinity

SEYMOUR — Austin swept the singles matches to hand Trinity Lutheran a 3-2 loss.

The Cougars’ Abby Currao and Olivia Benter won 6-0, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles. Trinity won by forfeit at No. 2 doubles.


East falls to Franklin

FRANKLIN — Franklin’s Rilee King threw a three-hitter to hand Columbus East an 8-3 loss.

All three of the runs for the Olympians (0-6) came in the sixth inning. Hayley Smalley suffered the loss.


Eagles edge Chargers

GREENSBURG — Brown County scored three times in the fifth inning to overcome a 2-1 deficit and held on for a 4-3 win at North Decatur.

Dakota Isley picked up the win for the Eagles. Tanner Hamm earned the save and had a double at the plate.

Cougars nip Mohawks

GREENSBURG — Aaron Haley went 2 for 3 with a triple and threw a six-hitter with nine strikeouts to lead South Decatur to a 2-1 Mid-Hoosier Conference win against Waldron.

Damen Martin 2 for 3 with two doubles for the Cougars (1-1, 1-0). Oakley Billingsley went 2 for 3.

Braves blank Lancers

TRAFALGAR — Indian Creek’s Jared DeHart fired a no-hitter in Indian Creek’s 9-9 MHC win against Edinburgh.

The Braves scored seven times in the second inning against the Lancers (1-6).


Cougars win opener

SEYMOUR — Trinity Lutheran opened the season with a 174-243 win against New Washington at Shadowood.

Cory Stuckwisch led the Cougars with a 41. Parker Criswell carded a 42, while Chad Stuckwisch added a 45, Drew Royalty shot 46, Clayton Pottschmidt had a 49 and Kegan Prentice finished with a 57.