Prep sports notebook

Kirsten Danford

Two local seniors have been named Academic All-State by the Softball Coaches Association of Indiana.

Columbus North’s Kirsten Danford and Brown County’s Savannnah Oden are on the first team.

Woodard scores 17 in All-Star event

Jennings County’s Juliann Woodard scored 17 points Sunday to help lead the Indiana Junior All-Stars to a 79-69 win over the Kentucky Junior All-Stars at Jeffersonville.

Woodard also recorded five rebounds and tied for a team-high two steals.

The Indiana Junior All-Stars will play the Indiana Senior All-Stars at 6 p.m. today at Cathedral. The Indiana Senior All-Stars, which features Columbus East’s Saige Stahl, will play the Kentucky Senior All-Stars at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Owensboro, Kentucky, and 5 p.m. Saturday at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Tennis players earn All-District honors

Columbus North junior Kathryn Wilson and sophomores Aya Saad and Annabelle Sun received All-District 8 honors in singles from the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Association.

Jennings County junior Tatum Brown also was named All-District 8.

Jets track athletes selected All-MHC

Several Hauser athletes have been named to the All-Mid Hoosier Conference track and field team.

The honorees are Norah Berkenstock in the girls 300 hurdles; Lakota Robbins in the boys long jump; Colin Kistler in the boys 800, 1,600 and 3,200 and Nolan Dailey, Ledger Gelfius, Mason Moore and Kistler in the boys 4×800 relay.

The Jets won the boys MHC Meet, and coach Ben Finke was named the MHC Boys Track Coach of the Year.

North football to host golf outing

The Columbus North football team will be hosting Golf for the Gridiron at 1 p.m. on Friday at Otter Creek with a dinner and reception to follow.

For more information, visit All donations will go to supporting the team for the upcoming season.

East to hold boys, girls hoops camps

New Columbus East girls and boys basketball coaches Kaitlyn Phillips and Perry Nash will be holding camps this summer.

The girls basketball camp will be June 21 to 23. Times are 5 to 6:15 p.m. for girls entering Kindergarten through second grade, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. for girls entering Grades 3-5 and 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. for girls entering Grades 6-8.

The boys basketball camp will be July 17 to 20. Times are 4 to 5 p.m. for Grades 1-3, 4 to 5:30 p.m. for Grades 4-6 and 5:30 to 7 p.m. for Grades 7-8.

Cost for both camps is $50 and includes a t-shirt. For more information, contact the East athletics office at 812-376-4365.

James Pence is a sports reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at [email protected] or 812-379-5632.