Local sports roundup – May 29



No. 1 doubles advances to regional

While team play is over for the Seymour girls tennis team, the No. 1 doubles tandem of senior Karen Dringenburg and junior Emma Wood is still rolling.

The duo defeated Hanover’s Kearstin Bruther and Meredith Webber 6-1, 6-0 at Seymour on Tuesday to take the Bloomington sectional championship at No. 1 doubles.

The Owls will play the winner of the Jasper Sectional at 10 a.m. June 6 in regional play.


Braves lose heartbreaker

RAMSEY — The Brownstown Central baseball team played a marathon three-hour game against Corydon in the first-round of the Class 3A North Harrison Sectional on Wednesday.

Despite scoring eight runs in the sixth inning, and two in the top of the seventh, the Braves gave up three in the bottom of the seventh in a 12-11 loss.

The Braves trailed 8-1 after five innings before climbing back to take the 9-8 lead in the top of the sixth.

Another two runs put the Braves up 11-9 with half an inning to go. But the Panthers rallied to score three to steal the game.

At the end of the night, with the game ending at 12:01 a.m., the Braves had amassed 10 hits to the Panthers’ 10.

Zach McCory led the Braves with two hits, while Mitchell Grider and Christian Lockman each had two.

Grider led the Braves with three RBIs, and McCory was next with two.

With the loss, the Braves finish their season at 16-9.

Highlanders, Bulldogs win

Floyd Central and New Albany picked up wins in the Seymour Sectional baseball tournament at American Legion Field on Wednesday night.

Floyd Central blanked Jeffersonville 4-0, and New Albany scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to edge Jennings County 7-6.

Floyd Central will play New Albany at 3 p.m. Saturday, and that game will be followed by Seymour facing Bedford North Lawrence.

The championship game will be at 6 p.m. Monday.

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