High school sports roundup


Jets take second, North third

HOPE — Hauser finished second and Columbus North third Saturday in the Jets’ Heritage Days Classic.

Hauser beat the Seymour JV 25-10, 25-18, Rushville 25-20, 25-13 and Madison 25-20, 25-12 before falling to Greensburg 22-25, 25-17, 15-5 in the championship match.

Kyra Meister led the Jets (19-8) with 38 digs and five aces. Kenze Bostic pounded 32 kills, Adrianna Musillami recorded 71 assists and Aniston Bostic had 13 blocks.

Also for Hauser, Charlie Clark tallied 23 kills and 30 digs, Aniston Bostic added 16 kills and Kenze Bostic and Paige McDaniel each had seven blocks. Mattie Foster notched 21 digs and four aces, Charlie Clark served four aces, Meister had three assists and Reagan Mack added one assist.

North (10-12) beat Franklin County, fell to Greensburg and beat Oldenburg Academy before downing the Seymour JV in the third-place match.

Olympians win division

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus East went 3-1 to finish fourth and win the Silver Division in Saturday’s Cathedral Invitational.

The Olympians bounced back from a 21-25, 25-18, 15-12 loss to Perry Meridian to beat Silver Creek 25-22, 24-26, 15-5, Penn 25-20, 11-25, 15-11 and New Albany 25-20, 25-23. The win against New Albany avenged a loss from last week.

Gabby Dean recorded 40 kills, five solo and seven assist blocks and five aces, and Erin Williams had 92 assists and five aces to lead the Olympians (11-10). Kenzie Foster notched 30 digs, and Chloe Gilley served four aces.

Also for the Olympians, Maddie Cline tallied 34 kills and two assist blocks, Jenna Guse pounded 18 kills and Rahianna Logan had five assist blocks. Gilley notched 29 digs, Addison Emery added 16 digs and Foster served four aces.

Crusaders third in SRC

BLOOMINGTON — Columbus Christian went 1-2 to finish third in Saturday’s Southern Roads Conference Tournament.

The Crusaders fell to Bloomington Lighthouse 25-11, 25-22 and beat Medora 25-14, 25-19 and Cannelton 15-25, 25-22, 15-7.

Anika Jenkins led Columbus Christian (6-11) with 11 kills, 10 digs and 13 aces. Grace Johnson recorded 18 assists, and Emma Murray had four blocks.

Also for Columbus Christian, Emma Murray tallied nine kills, three assists and eight digs, and Alexys Murray notched six kills, nine digs and six aces. Emma Sewell added 11 assists, and Paige Harden served five aces.

Lancers take fourth

GREENFIELD — Edinburgh went 1-2 Saturday to finish fourth in Greenfield-Central’s Cougar Challenge.

The Lancers fell to Greenfield 25-20,25-21, beat Warren Central 25-17, 25-18 and lost to Batesville 25-20, 25-12. Gracie Crawhorn was named to the All-Tournament team.

Crawhorn recorded 22 kills and nine blocks, and Kyah Streeval had 53 assists and five aces to lead the Lancers (14-6). MacKenzie Bieker notched 25 digs.

Also for Edinburgh, Bieker tallied 12 kills and seven blocks; and Zoey Sida had eight kills, 21 digs and two aces. Jessica Walsh added seven kills, 18 digs and three aces.

Eagles fall in four

BRAZIL — Brown County won the second set, but dropped a 25-18, 18-25, 25-11, 25-11 Western Indiana Conference decision at Northview on Saturday.

The Eagles fell to 6-12 overall and 4-1 in the WIC.

Trinity wins invitational

SEYMOUR — Class A No. 2 Trinity Lutheran swept West Washington 25-6, 25-15, 25-9 and Mitchell 25-7, 25-16, 25-12 to win Saturday’s Trinity Inviational.

Carson Bowling recorded 28 kills and five blocks, and Addison Darlage had 78 assists and nine aces to lead the Cougars (17-5). Bailey Tabeling pounded 28 kills, and Laura Roeder notched 28 digs.

Also for Trinity, Madison Keith tallied 12 kills, Tabeling added four blocks and 14 digs and Laina Klinge had three blocks. Drew Hubbard contributed 11 digs, and Bowling and Kiley Zabel each served four aces.


Bull Dogs edge Huskies

EVANSVILLE — Columbus North snapped a three-match winless streak with a 2-1 win at Evansville North on Saturday.

Maddi Rutan and Kara Kolhouse scored goals for the Bull Dogs (6-5-3). Paige Terry had an assist.

Both teams finished with five shots on goal. Mallory Gilley posted four saves.

East ties 3A No. 7 Trojans

GREENWOOD — Columbus East tied Class 3A No. 7 Center Grove 2-2 before falling to McCutcheon 3-2 in Saturday’s Center Grove Tournament.

Sydney Berkemeier and Maggie Mathews each had a goal and an assist against Center Grove. Anna Liimatta recorded eight saves, and Kate Stiles added four saves.

Nadia Harris scored both goals for the Olympians (6-4-4) against McCutcheon. Norah Dwenger and Taylor Scott each had an assist. Liimatta and Stiles each posted two saves.

Trinity tops Panthers

NORTH VERNON — Emma Myers scored a pair of goals Saturday to lead Trinity Lutheran to a 2-1 win at Jennings County.

Kaydence Miller had an assist for the Cougars (7-6), who were outshot 17-7. Trinity’s Samantha Enzinger recorded 16 saves.

Abby McDonald scored the goal for the Panthers (4-9-1) off a corner kick by Maddy McIntosh.

Vikings blank Eagles

NASHVILLE — Brown County came away with a 4-0 WIC loss to West Vigo on Saturday.

Anna Tipton posted five saves for the Eagles (3-4-1, 3-4).


North teams take third

SHELBYVILLE — Columbus North’s top-ranked girls and third-ranked boys varsity runners got a break Saturday, and both Bull Dog JV teams finished third against varsity squads in Shelbyville’s Golden Bear Invitational.

Carmel won the boys meet with 37 points to 84 for Mt. Vernon and 92 for North. Carmel also took the girls meet with 44 points to 67 for Cathedral and 116 for the Bull Dogs.

Draven Martinez led the North boys with a 13th-place finish in 16 minutes, 38.4 seconds for 5,000 meters (3.1 miles). Adler Larson took 15th in 16:39.3, while Adam Reckers was 18th (16:47.6), Sam Hobbeheydar 22nd (16:55.3), Akot Tong 24th (16:58.8), Charlie Smith 30th (17:12.8) and Jonny Klaus 31st (17:14.0).

Ainsley Sherlock finished eighth in 19:57.9 to lead the girls. Kenzie Meyer took 22nd in 20:38.5, while Charley Kerber was 27th (20:50.3), Claire Wisler 28th (20:51.2), Madysin Perry 31st (20:58.4), Katie Frazier 40th (21:12.0) and Kenzie Pendleton 41st (21:13.7).

Jet teams finish third

HOPE — South Decatur’s girls finished second, and Hauser’s boys and girls both took third Saturday in the Jets’ Heritage Days Invitational.

Indy Genesis won the girls meet with 15 points, and the Cougars edged Hauser 63-64 for second. Eastern Hancock won the boys meet with 36 points to 41 for Indy Genesis, 65 for the Jets and 80 for South Decatur.

Nolan Dailey led the Hauser boys with a third-place finish in 17:03. Colin Kistler took sixth in 17:21, while Ledger Gelfius was 22nd (19:09), Taylen Absher 30th (20:00) and Mason Moore 31st (20:00).

Donovan Hale finished 13th in 18:28 to lead the Cougars. Conner Newby was 17th (18:51), Chase Kalli 25th (19:15), Jack Hamilton 29th (19:44) and Damian Jackson 33rd (20:14).

Edinburgh had three boys runners. Irving Luis-Orozco was 38th (20:21), Brian Cajellas 40th (20:54) and Ethan Campbell 50th (27:05).

For the South Decatur girls, Maria Nobbe finished 13th in 24:08. Brayley Sundal was 18th (25:09), Elizabeth Flessner 19th (25:10), Clair Schoettmer 20th (25:13) and Bridget Nobbe 21st (25:19).

Hauser was led by a 10th-place finish from Lucie Asher in 23:45. Madison Hollman was 15th (24:15), Amanda Steward 17th (24:36), Reiss Kistler 32nd (29:05) and Bronwyn Newcomb 35th (33:51).

Edinburgh had three girls runners. Shyleigh Goble was 31st (27:54), Lilli Goff 37th (35:19) and Alanna Hobbs 39th (36:22).

East girls finish sixth

BEDFORD — Columbus East’s girls finished sixth and boys 11th Saturday in Bedford North Lawrence’s Ted Fox Invitational. Northview swept the team titles.

Carly Otte led the Olympian girls with a 17th-place finish in 21:13.57. Chloe Krueger took 19th in 21:22.03, while Madison Swartzenbruber was 36th (22:34.77), Hayden Carothers 50th (23:31.84) and Riley Carothers 53rd (23:33.89).

Jackson Brookes finished 59th in 18:56.18 to lead the boys. Cayden Lynott was 66th (19:15.24), Chris Gilroy 67th (19:24.96), Lorren Westerfeld 71st (19:32.65) and Jacob Peeples 72nd (19:43.36).

Eagles win Boys Closed race

CULVER — Chase Austin won the Boys Varsity Closed race to lead Brown County to the team title in Saturday’s Culver Academies Inviational. The Eagles scored 116 points to 126 for runner-up Rensselaer Central.

Austin ran 16:14.3. Cord Smith finished 21st in 17:49.1, while Charlie Webb was 29th (18:03.9), Case Smith 32nd (18:09.4) and Rafe Silbaugh 39th (18:22.0).

Brown County’s Hadley Gradolf finished third in the Girls Varsity Closed race in 19:21.0. Megan Cumberledge took 41st in 22:41.8, and Sadie Hiatt was 58th in 23:35.1.


Jets runner-up in Classic

HOPE — Hauser beat Morristown 4-1 and fell to Waldron 3-2 Saturday to finish second in the Jets’ Heritage Day Classic.

Levi Gollmer and Hunter Pappano at No. 1 doubles and Jentzen Bechtel and Kameron Blair at No. 2 doubles went 2-0 for the Jets (5-11). Caleb Wallace at No. 1 singles, and Hagan Wiedersatz at No. 3 singles each went 1-1.

Edinburgh lost to Waldron 4-1 before edging Morristown 3-2. Milas Burkman went 2-0 at No. 3 singles for the Lancers (8-11), while Max Blandford at No. 1 singles and Austin Brockman at No. 2 singles each went 1-1.


East falls to New Albany

Columbus East played New Albany to a scoreless first half Saturday, but the Bulldogs scored three times early in the second half to post a 3-0 Hoosier Hills Conference win.

New Albany outshot the Olympians (2-7-4, 1-2-2) 9-8.

Woodmen topple Panthers

NORTH VERNON — Jennings County got on the board Saturday, but fell to Greenwood 4-1.

Keiton Miller scored the goal for the Panthers (1-13). Deken Simpson recorded five saves.

Eagles blanked by Vikings

NASHVILLE — West Vigo handed Brown County a 3-0 WIC defeat on Saturday.

Bradley Arndt had multiple saves for the Eagles (2-8, 1-5).


Cougars down Clovers

CLOVERDALE — Corbin Johnson carried 32 times for 294 yards and four touchdowns and a 2-point conversion Friday to lead South Decatur to a 36-19 win at Cloverdale.

Rhett Martin had nine carries for 95 yards rushing and tied for the team lead with 11 tackles, including two for losses, and a sack. Tyler Bishop also had 11 tackles and ran for the other touchdown for the Cougars (3-3).

Stars slip past Panthers

NORTH VERNON — Bedford North Lawrence jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead Friday and held on for a 21-7 HHC win at Jennings County.

Sam Burkman completed 10 of 27 passes for 67 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown to Parker Elmore in the fourth quarter for the Panthers (1-5, 0-3). Burkman also ran for 79 yards on 13 carries.

Cougars rally past Lancers

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh outgained Greenwood Christian Academy 400-188 Friday, but the Cougars returned two interceptions for touchdowns in handing the Lancers a 22-7 defeat.

Caleb Murphy hit Jackson Hartwell for a 44-yard touchdown on the third play from scrimmage. But the Lancers (4-2) were shut out the rest of the game.

Tiger Cubs top Eagles

GREENCASTLE — Greencastle jumped out to a 49-7 halftime lead Friday and went on to post a 63-7 win against Brown County.

Noah Lewis threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Brady Bond in second quarter for the score for the Eagles (0-6, 0-3).