Spartans beat Titans in all-Columbus cricket final

The Midwest Cricket Tournament 2015 Division I 35-and-over final at Ceraland was an all-Columbus one, as the Columbus Indiana Cricket Club Spartans downed the CICC Titans by six wickets with 11 balls to spare.

Monil Goklani was named Player of the Match after remaining not out on 44 and achieving two wickets for 36 runs.


North junior takes sixth

Columbus North junior Hope Manley finished sixth in the gold solo pattern dance event in the U.S. Figure Skating national solo dance series finals in Lansing, Michigan.

Manley, a member of Lincoln Center Skate Club and trains at Hamilton Center Ice Arena, is coached by Jenni Cashen. She was competing in the national competition for the third time.


East JV tops Floyd

Jaiden Miller ran for three touchdowns to lead the Columbus East junior varsity to a 27-12 Hoosier Hills Conference win against Floyd Central.

Miller scored on runs of 5, 10 and 45 yards. Ben Clancy added a 12-yard scoring run.

J.J. Stainbrook kicked three extra points for the Olympians (5-1, 4-0). Bryant Kerns recovered a fumble.

North freshmen win

Trenton Kelley threw three touchdown passes to lead the Columbus North freshmen to a 41-8 Confernce Indiana win against Terre Haute North.

Kelley’s scoring passes went for 74 yards to Lansgston Lunsford, 17 yards to Noah Algee and 1 yard to D’Andre Scruggs. Michael Johnson added touchdown runs of 3 and 53 yards, and Scruggs scored on an 8-yard run.

Edgar Garcia kicked five extra points and had an interception for the Bull Dogs (5-0-1, 3-0-1). Riley Ables also had an interception, while Konner Stahl recorded two sacks, and Will Redding added a sack.

Three stay unbeaten

YNAS, Coach’s Cutz Clippers and On Tap all remained unbeaten with victories in the Columbus Flag Football League.

YNAS beat Them Again 42-12 and Hard Up 37-14 to improve to 4-0, while Coach’s Cutz Clippers downed the Hawks 27-26 to move to 4-0. On Tap blanked Them Again 27-0 to improve to 3-0.

Also last week, F-Bombs beat Team 8 21-14, Smith’s Row downed Revelation 25-13 and Hard Up topped Smith’s Row 31-12.


East JV edges Owls

The Columbus East JV girls closed the regular season Thursday with a 2-1 win against Seymour.

Kamebry Wagner and Kristin Nelson scored goals for the Olympians (7-2-3), while Soren Fox had an assist. Jenny Bastian recorded two saves.

Jennings MS wins

Keagan Craig scored two goals Thursday to lead Jennings County Middle School to a 3-2 win against Southwestern.

Casey Brooks scored the other goal for the Panthers (5-1-1).


Panthers take fourth

Carter Leak won the boys race to Jennings County to a fourth-place finish out of 14 teams in Thursday’s Bedford Invitational.

Leak ran 11 minutes, 10 seconds for 3,000 meters (1.9 miles). Tyler Wagner took 20th in 12:24, while Gavin Hendrix was 22nd (12:26), Joey Moran 42nd (12:5) and AJ Siener 43rd (12:55).


Panthers fall to Cubs

Jennings County Middle School suffered a 25-23, 25-19 loss against Madison.

Lauren Clayton pounded three kills, and Addyson Kent served five aces to lead the Panthers (11-6). Kent and Karma Warren each added two kills, and Elizabeth Ertel and Lauren Clayton each had two aces.


Phillips rolls top game, series

Steve Phillips rolled the high game (290) and high series (740) in the Monday Night Church League.

Vern Phillips had the second-best game (256), followed by Rob Smith (237), Tim Doer (232) and Ken Winkle (223). Vern Phillips also rolled the second-best series (676), followed by Winkle (607), Doer (606) and Smith (604).

In the Tuesday Night Men’s League, Rick Wilson Jr. recorded the high game (269) and high series (686). Chris Gray had the second-best game (268), while Rick Wilson Sr. was third (265). Mickey Bennett had the second high series (657), while Billy Gray was third (652).

Papa’s Grill rolled the high team series (3,500), followed by American Legion Post 24 (3,475) and Independents (3,422). American Legion Post 24 had the high team series (1,210), followed by Poynter Chevrolet (1,208) and Whitt’s Construction (1,191).

Exception to Rule 3 and Papa’s Grill share the lead in the standings at 26-6. Whitt’s Construction is third in 22-10.

In the Sunday Night Mixed League, Courtney Barker rolled the women’s high game (223) and series (581). Ashlynn Branum also had a 581 series, while Kerry Walker was third at 578. Walker had the second-best women’s game (217), while Branum was third (203).

Henry Schultz Jr. rolled the men’s high game (265), followed by Dave York (258) and Don Burton (246). York had the men’s high series (719), followed by Schultz Jr. (633) and Toby Burton (629).

Can’t Believe It’s Not a Gutter leads the team standings at 20-4. Ten Pins and Who? are both 16-8.