Schult pitches no-hitter in Trinity win
Senior Jacob Schult threw the second no-hitter in Trinity Lutheran school history Wednesday in a 8-0 win at Class 1A No. 2 Rising Sun.
On the mound, Schult threw nine strikeouts and walked three in seven innings while going hit-less.
The Cougars scored two runs in the third before bolstering their lead to 5-0 after four innings.
In the sixth, the Cougars added a pair of scores before tallying their final run in the sixth.
Jake Moore had a single and double for the Cougars with two RBI.
Nick Mensendiek and Chandler Reynolds also had a pair of hits on the afternoon.
The Cougars (4-0) will host Edinburgh on Friday.
Track and field
Braves sweep Eagles in season-opener
Brownstown Central’s girls team racked up 106 points, while the boys tallied 90 in a sweep of Austin in Tuesday’s season-opener at home.
The visiting Eagles scored 22 points in the girls meet and 37 in the boys meet.
Brooklyn Snodgrass was the star for the Brownstown girls team, winning the 100-meter dash in 12.9 seconds, 200-meter dash in 28.3 and long jump with a leap of 15-3¼ and anchored the winning 400-meter relay. That team, also consisting of Kristen Stuckwisch, Hannah Gallion and Madison Klinge, won in 54.4.
Stuckwisch and Klinge finished second and third in the 100 for a Braves sweep, and Klinge took second in the 200.
Claiming two individual wins for the Brownstown girls was Kaelyn Johnson, taking first in the 1,600-meter run in 6:39.6 and the 3,200-meter run in 14:24.5.
Also, Shauna Drake led a sweep of the 800-meter run, winning in 3:02.5; Stuckwisch won the 400-meter dash in 1:06.5; Sophie Kreis won the 300-meter hurdles in 56.4; Trentity Vaught led a 1-2-3 showing in the discus with a throw of 96-6; Mallory Nierman won pole vault at 6-6; and the Braves claimed first in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter relays.
The boys meet was highlighted by sweeps in three events, led by John McKinney in the 100-meter dash in 12.2 and 200-meter dash in 25.0 and Colton Ritz in pole vault at 12 feet.
Joe Barnes also was a double winner, taking discus with 135-9 and shot put with 47-4.
Other winners were Andy Kellermeier in the 110-meter hurdles in 18.3; Gavin Bane in high jump at 5-8; Jake McCullough in the 1,600-meter run in 4:56.8; Harlan Deaton in the 800-meter run in 2:08.9; Cameron Lee in the 3,200-meter run in 11:15.8; and all three relays.
Pair of 37s lead Owls to win
Brady Marshall and Keaton Simpson each shot 2-over-par 37 on Tuesday at Spring Hills Golf Course, leading Seymour to a 160-182 victory over host Southwestern (Hanover).
Marshall and Simpson’s scores earned them co-medalist honors.
Tyler Bullard came in next for the Owls with a solid 40, while Ben Everage rounded out the team score with 46.
Cougars clip Eagles on links
Trinity Lutheran edged visiting Austin 216-221 in Tuesday’s season-opener at Shadowood Golf Course.
The Cougars were led by Jacob Keith’s 51. Kohei Nagino and Noah Criswell carded 53s, and Mark Shoemaker shot 61.
Austin’s Case Carter was medalist with an 8-over 44.
North edges Braves
The Columbus North boys golf team bested Brownstown Central 177-179 on Tuesday at Hickory Hills in Brownstown.
The Bulldogs’ Jared Imaly was medalist, shooting 41 (+6) on the day.
Hunter Browning shot a team-low 42 for the Braves while Lute Lahrman and Seth Berry each shot 45s.
Jackson Wagner’s 47 was next for BCHS and Brayton Hattabaugh totaled 53 to round-out the team scoring.
Trinity shuts out Brown County at home
The Trinity Lutheran baseball team remains perfect on the season after Tuesday’s 10-0 five-inning shutout of Brown County at home.
Jake Moore and Ross Kruse each had a double and a single, and Aden Jones had a pair of singles to lead the Cougars (3-0). Moore, Kruse and Jake VonDielingen all had two RBI.
Moore claimed the win on the mound, striking out two, walking two and giving up two of Brown County’s hits.
Braves open with win
The Brownstown Central baseball team scored six runs in the seventh inning en route to a season opening 12-2 win over Southwestern on Tuesday.
At the plate, junior Carson Lambring went three-for-five while Zach McCory went three-for-four with three RBI and a double.
Ty Maxie threw six strikeouts in four innings to pick up the win on the mound.
In relief, Cody Williams pitched six strikeouts without giving up a hit or walk.
“We played errorless ball tonight,” Braves coach John Lawson said. “After seeing their pitcher once, our guys adjusted offensively and did a great job. Some of our outs were hit well, too. I am real happy with a start like this.”
Cougars claim win on road
Trinity Lutheran’s girls tennis team defeated Southwestern (Hanover) 4-1 on the road Tuesday.
Aurora Willman won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Courtney Barker won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and Abby Schult won by forfeit at No. 3 singles.
Kelly Adams and Leah Stuckwisch won 6-3, 6-4 at No. 2 doubles, while Olivia Benter and Lauren Voss lost 6-2, 4-6, 5-7 (tiebreaker) at No. 1 doubles.
The Cougars improved to 1-1.
Pirates edge Braves in MSC match
Visiting Charlestown slipped by Brownstown Central 3-2 in Tuesday’s Mid-Southern Conference match on Tuesday.
At No. 1 singles, Brownstown’s Laken Reynolds came back after losing the first set and defeated Megan Crawtore 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.
The Braves’ other win was by Jenny Runge and Maddy Jones at No. 1 doubles, 6-2, 6-4.
Charlestown won in straight sets at No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles and in three sets at No. 3 singles.
Tigers drop season opener
The Crothersville softball team came up with seven hits but was unable to keep Austin off the scoreboard and lost 14-11 in its season opener on the Eagles’ diamond on Tuesday.
Brittany Clem led the Tigers with two hits.
Olympians down Braves
Columbus East built a 6-0 lead and held on for a 7-5 win at Brownstown Central on Tuesday.
The Braves rallied in the fourth inning, scoring four runs.
In the fifth inning, the Braves (0-4) pulled within one before giving up a run in the top of the seventh.
Jami Bryant was charged with the loss in the circle for the Braves.