Local sports roundup – August 21


Cougars drop opener

GREENWOOD — The Trinity Lutheran boys soccer team dropped its first match 6-2 at Greenwood Christian on Thursday.

Trailing 4-0 at half, Trinity senior Bobby Tabeling netted a penalty kick to put his team on the board.

The visitors were able to cut the deficit to 5-2 when A.J. Goecker scored a goal off a cornerkick by Chris Rust.

Greenwood Christian put one more goals in the back of the net by the final whistle to secure the win.

Cole Allman recorded 13 saves in goal for Trinity.

On Saturday, the Cougars (0-1) will travel to Rising Sun for an evening game.


Braves blank Panthers

RAMSEY — The Brownstown Central boys tennis team registered their first sweep of the season with a 5-0 win over Mid-Southern Conference foe North Harrison on Thursday.

At No. 1 singles, Lute Lahrman won his first match of 2015 with a hard-fought 3-6, 6-1, 6-0 win against Ryan Dones.

Cole Brock picked up a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 2 singles and Kent Criminger took No. 3 singles in a 6-0, 6-2 victory.

Riley Carlin and Sam Hoff bested Cameron Higdon and Eldon Engleman 6-1, 5-7, 6-3 in a three-setter.

In No. 2 doubles action, Sy Zickler and Ethan Carlin emerged victorious 6-1, 6-0.

On Monday, the Braves (2-0) travel to Silver Creek to play another conference match.

Providence tops Owls

CLARKSVILLE — The Seymour tennis team wasn’t able to muster a win in a 5-0 loss to a ranked Providence squad Thursday.

At No. 2 doubles, Hao Li and Sam Voss fell to James Solis and Zach Rowe 6-2, 7-5 in the closest match of the night.

On Tuesday, the Owls (0-2) will host Shelbyville.


Braves best North

BLOOMINGTON — In one of the farthest-away games this season, the Brownstown Central volleyball team looked strong in a 25-11, 25-19, 25-21 win against Bloomington North on Tuesday.

On the evening, the Braves’ hitting unit made 69 of 78 attempts with 37 total kills.

The Braves were led in hitting by senior Morgan Wehmiller, who made 30 of 32 attempts with 14 kills and Danielle Meyer, who went 31 of 33 with 13 kills.

Brooklyn Snodgrass topped the Braves’ serving unit with 16 made on 17 attempts with an ace. Wehmiller was a perfect 14 of 14 with an ace and Maddy Pace made all 13 of her serves.

Tomorrow, the Braves (2-0) play Clarksville on the road.

Cougars beat Southwestern

SHELBYVILLE — The Trinity Lutheran volleyball team put together their second win of the season behind a 25-11, 25-4, 25-12 victory against Southwestern.

Haylee Barker went 14 of 16 with 8 kills for the Cougars of the team’s 49 makes on 54 attempts with 31 kills.

Serving, Hayley Carter made 22 on 23 attempts with three aces to led the Cougars.

On Tuesday, the Cougars (2-0) head to Waldron.

Medora falls in marathon match

CAMPBELLSBURG — The Medora volleyball team played a marathon match against West Washington, losing 19-25, 26-24, 25-27, 25-20, 15-8 on Thursday.

Megan Weddell had a superb day for the Hornets, going 22 of 27 hitting with five kills and 18 of 18 serving with an ace.

Avery Carney went 83 of 84 setting with 16 digs.

Destiny Barr led the hitting unit with 21 hits off 24 attempts with two kills, and Katie Stewart made all 18 of her serves with one ace.

On Tuesday, Medora (0-2) will host Rock Creek Academy.