Cougar boys, Jet girls win Edinburgh Relays

EDINBURGH — South Decatur won the boys championship and Hauser tied for the girls title in Friday night’s Edinburgh Relays.

The Hauser girls trailed North Decatur by six points going into the final event, the shuttle hurdle relay. But Grace Hasler, Brea Metz, Bethany Williams and Jordan McDaniel pulled out a win in 1 minute, 6.0 seconds, while the Chargers finished fourth, allowing the Jets to move into a tie with North Decatur with 91 points.

Hasler also won the 100-meter hurdles in 17-6, while McDaniel and Metz teamed to take the high jump with a combined leap of 10 feet, and Sydney Schoen and Danielle Sneed captured the long jump at 28-9. Haley Embry, McDaniel, Schoen, Hasler won the 4×100 relay in 54.6.

South Decatur won the shot put (53-1 1/2) and distance medley relay (8:08.1) on its way to a third-place team finish with 79 points. Edinburgh was fifth with 45.

South Decatur cruised to the boys title with 140 points to 102 for Southwestern (Shelby) and 88 for Hauser.

Randall Canaday won the 100 in 11.6 for the Cougars. South Decatur also took the high jump (11-8), shot put (80-9 1/2), discus (241-11), 4×100 relay (45.5), 4×200 relay (1:38.5), 4×400 relay (3:42.1), 4×800 relay (10:00.0), 4×100 shot put relay (51.9) and shuttle hurdle relay (57.1).

Hauser’s Christian Case won the 110 hurdles (18.5).


Bears down Olympians

SHELBYVILLE — A shaky defensive game by Columbus East on the road led to an 8-1 softball loss to Shelbyville on Friday.

The Olympians committed five errors, which fed two big innings for the Golden Bears, who scored five runs in the third and three in the fourth.

East scored its only run in the fourth as Kiersten Henderson walked, stole second, was sacrificed to third and scored on an error.

The Olympians fell to 2-9 while Shelbyville raised its record to 11-1.

Panthers blank Woodmen

NORTH VERNON — Bug Donnell threw a one-hit shutout to lead Jennings County to a 7-0 win against Greenwood.

Sidney Gerkin went 3 for 3, and Baylee Krueger went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs for the Panthers (10-4). Mackenzie Byram went 2 for 3.

Cougars fall to Indians

GREENSBURG — Milan broke open a close game by scoring five times in the third and five more in the fourth and went on to post a 13-1, five-inning win at South Decatur.

Brooke Helms and Hannah Smith had the lone hits for the Cougars (1-6).


Lancers down Mohawks

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh won two of the three contested matches and claimed both doubles matches by forfeit to take a 4-1 Mid-Hoosier Conference win against Waldron.

Vanessa Hoskins won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, and Lillie Parmer rolled 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles for the Lancers (3-2). Mikala Lain fell 6-4, 3-6, (10-3) at No. 3 singles.