Prep sports roundup – October 2


East closes with win

JEFFERSONVILLE — Columbus East wrapped up the regular season with a 2-1 Hoosier Hills Conference win Saturday at Jeffersonville.

The Olympians (8-5-1, 5-1-1) led 2-0 at the half on goals by Jayvon Thomas and Justin Copas. Copas and Dustin Rodgers had the assists.

East put seven shots on goal to four for the Red Devils. Zach Roberts recorded three saves.


Eagle boys finish 3rd

NASHVILLE — Brown County’s boys finished third in the Western Indiana Conference meet with 85 points. West Vigo edged South Putnam 66-67 for the title.

Wyatt Wyman led Brown County with a second-place finish in 17 minutes, 10 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles). Job Lawson took sixth in 17:26, while Jackson McPheeters was 20th (18:47), Nathan Kilburn 22nd (18:52) and Jordan Samples 36th (19:33).

The Eagle girls finished with 233 points in a meet won by Greencastle with 47. Haley Abraham took 30th in 23:53, while Mica Shelby was 40th (24:17), Maris Wyman 51st (25:44), Molly Austin 57th (26:33) and Coralynne Robinson 80th (30:00).

Lancer girls take 5th

FRANKLIN — The Edinburgh girls finished fifth in the Johnson County meet with 138 points. Center Grove won with 18.

Bailey Woodall led the Lancers with a 31st-place finish in 23:21. Emily Davis and Blythe Carmel took 48th and 49th in 26:17 and 26:53, while Lili Ervin was 52nd (27:25) and Allie Schooler 58th (27:53).

Isaiah Estes, Edinburgh’s lone boys runner, finished 70th in 22:23.


Eagles edge Cadets

NASHVILLE — Brown County went the distance to pull out a 25-19, 25-22, 18-25, 21-25, 18-16 win against Cascade.

Shea Keller led the Eagles with nine kills and six blocks. Madalyn Allen recorded 17 assists, Elisabeth Huls had 23 digs and Baelyn Koester served four aces.


Lancers rally for win

WHITESTOWN — Edinburgh outscored Traders Point Christian 18-0 in the second half Friday night to rally for a 26-16 win.

Junior quarterback Jake Atha ran for two touchdowns and threw another to Parker Bryant to lead the Lancers (2-5). Their other score came on a touchdown run by Eric Burton.

Having watched his team outscored by a total of 114-6 the past two weeks in losses to South Decatur and Milan, Edinburgh coach Derrick Ball was proud of his squad’s ability to bounce back.

“We were down in this game, 16-8, at halftime,” Ball said. “We made some adjustments at halftime and just started to roll. I know we allowed 16 points, but I don’t think our defense gave up more than 200 yards of offense tonight.”

Cougars rout Pacers

VEVAY — Damon Allen ran for 195 yards and four touchdowns, and Oakley Billingsley returned a kickoff and a punt for scores Friday to lead South Decatur to a 74-20 rout at Switzerland County.

Devon Martin added two touchdown runs, and Tucker Bushhorn, Gunner Myers and Kenny Meadows all ran for one score for the Cougars (4-3). Curtis Keppel ran for a 2-point conversion, and Billingsley and Jacob Johnson caught 2-point conversion passes.

Brandon Farr led the defense with 10 tackles, including two for losses and a sack, to go along with a fumble recovery. Martin had two interceptions.