Local sports roundup – September 16


Owls tie Floyd Central

FLOYDS KNOBS — Senior Kyle Jones scored a lone Seymour goal off a free kick from 25 yards in a 1-1 tie against Hoosier Hills Conference foe Floyd Central on Tuesday.

The Owls scored first, 11 minutes into the second half, but the Highlanders equalized before the final whistle.

The Highlanders out-shot the Owls 21-11 in the contest.

In goal, Owls senior Austin Hatfield had a strong game recording nine saves.

With the tie, the Owls move to 7-3-1 on the season and 1-2-1 in the HHC.


Cougars fall at Brown County

NASHVILLE — Brown County bested Trinity Lutheran 194-212 at Salt Creek on Tuesday.

Macy Taylor led the Cougars with a 47, Morgan Gabbard carded 50, Demi Oakes scored 52 and Jessica Fleener had 63.

The Eagles’ Emma Bawinkel finished medalist with 37 (+2) strokes.


County teams compete at Pekin

The Brownstown Central, Crothersville and Medora cross-country teams all ran at the Eastern Invitational on Tuesday.

Pekin took the boys side in team points with 25, the Braves finished second with 55 while the Tigers claimed fourth at 115.

The Braves’ Jake McCullough led the Jackson County pack finishing third in 17:37.

Next for the Braves was Harlan Deaton in seventh at 18:28, Cameron Lee got 13th in 19:20, Reece Covert claimed 20th clocking 20:46 and Aaron Kruse ran a 21:25 for 23rd.

The Tigers were led by an 18th place finish by Lane Winehorst, who timed 19:57.

The next three Tigers finished 30th through 32nd, with Braydee Gillis timing 22:55, and Noah Hoskins and Kelsey Spangler each running 22:56. Chandler Niehause was 37th in 24:05, Matt Wilburn clocked 24:08 for 38th and Codi McDonald was 39th at 24:12.

The Hornets had two boys runners: Matt Jones who finished 24th in 21:31 and Zac Thompson’s time of 23:43 which got 36th.

The Braves also placed second on the girls team, but with 52 points.

Borden won the girls’ race at 47 and Crothersville was fifth of six teams amassing 99 points.

The Braves were led by a seventh place finish from Destiny Satterthwaite in 23:29.

Alexis Koch was ninth in 23:45, Kaelyn Johnson finished 13th at 24:51, Shauna Drake timed 26:30 for 17th and Morgan Harrison placed 18th in 26:31.

The Tigers’ Breanna Barger garnered fourth place on the afternoon recording a time of 22:39.

Piper Hensley ran a 25:54 finishing 16th for the Tigers, Tristan Maschino was 20th at 26:48, Torri Boldery finished 40th in 35:37 and Alisha Basil rounded-out the top-five in 42nd at 37:31.

The Hornets didn’t have a female racer at the invite.

Cougars run at Big Blue Invite

The Trinity Lutheran cross-country team brought three boys and one girl to the Big Blue Invitational in Jennings County on Tuesday.

AJ Goecker led the boys unit, finishing seventh in 17:40.

Luke Onken was next for the Cougars in 18:23 for 16th and Nikolai Haak finished 38th in 19:46.

Andrea Foster ran a time of 28:21 to represent the Cougars on the girls’ side.


Tigers fall in five

SELLERSBURG — The Crothersville volleyball team lost a hard-fought battle with Rock Creek Academy 25-21, 21-25, 20-25, 25-14, 16-14 on Tuesday.

As a team, the Tigers had 75 hits on 87 attempts with 31 kills.

Tigers freshman Maddie Riley had a strong outing with 31 hits on 35 tries with 12 kills while making all 10 of her serves with one ace.

The Tigers (4-6) will host South Central on Friday.

South Central bests Medora

ELIZABETH — The Medora volleyball team fell to South Central 25-19, 22-25, 25-11, 25-19 on Tuesday.

Hitting, Megan Weddell finished 22 on 30 attempts with three kills while Avery Carney had 14 hits on 16 tries and one kill.

Kailen Flynn led the Hornets’ serving unit making 14 of 15 with three aces.

The Hornets (4-8) will play at the Henryville tournament on Saturday.