High school sports roundup – March 3


Gymnast wins pole vault

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus North senior Katrina May took a break from training for Saturday’s gymnastics regional by posting the state’s second-best indoor girls pole vault this season.

May cleared 11 feet, 6 inches, to win a Hoosier State Relays Qualifier hosted by Whiteland on Tuesday at University of Indianapolis. On Saturday, she won the all-around competition in the Columbus East gymnastics sectional.

Also for the North girls, Johanna Anderson finished fourth in the high jump (5-0), and Haley Duke took fourth in the 3,200 meters (12 minutes, 52.84 seconds). The Bull Dogs also were fourth in the 4×400 relay (4:46.54) and fifth in the distance medley relay (15:02.37), and Maura VanDeventer finished fifth in the long jump (14-9).

Mitchell Burton led the North boys with a second-place finish in the long jump (21½) and a third in the 60 (7.23). Bryce Ables tied for fourth in the 60 hurdles (9.00), Harley Huser took fifth in the high jump (5-10) and Brigham Kleinhenz tied for fifth in the pole vault (10-6).


Crusaders fall in tourney

DAYTON, Tenn. — Columbus Christian dropped its placement-round game to Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky 60-51 on Wednesday in the National Association of Christian Athletes tournament.

The Crusaders (21-11) will play in the Division 5 bracket at 2 p.m. today against the winner of Wednesday night’s late game between Legacy Christian (Virginia) and Ridgeview Christian (Virginia).

Adriane Polley led Columbus Christian with 12 points Wednesday. Lain Isley and Logan Roth each added eight.