Local sports roundup – April 18


Boys golf

Brownstown Central wins Invitational

EDGEWOODLed by Hunter Browning’s medalist score of 77 (+6), the Brownstown Central boys golf team placed first of nine teams at the Edgewood Invitational on Saturday.

The Braves tallied 331 strokes for the top spot, followed by Greencastle at 335 and Brown County’s 343 in the top-three.

Seth Barry was next for the Braves with an 82, Jackson Wagner shot an 85, Lute Lahrman 87 and Brayton Hattabaugh 88.

Browning, a sophomore, won his first-ever 18-holes tournament.

Owls 3rd, sophomore takes 2nd at tourney

NORTH VERNONThe Seymour boys golf team combined for 317 strokes to finish third at the Jennings County Invitational on Saturday.

Columbus East won the tournament with a 301.

Trinity Lutheran totaled 339 for sixth in the 11-team field.

Seymour sophomore Keaton Simpson shot a 71, an even par, to tie East’s Derek Alexander for top medalist after 18 holes.

Alexander emerged victorious on a playoff hole.

Brady Marshall was next for the Owls with a 76, Tyler Bullard shot an 81, Ben Everage shot 89 and Noah Beaty shot 97.

Cory Stuckwisch led Trinity Lutheran by shooting an 80, Drew Royalty totaled 83, Chad Stuckwisch and Jonathan Keith both had 88s and Skylar Stahl rounded-out the top-five with 95.

Girls tennis

Owls three-peat at Shelbyville


The Seymour girls tennis team had two singles and one doubles champion as they won their third-straight Shelbyville Invitational on Saturday.

The Owls tallied 44 points to top the eight-team field.

Hallie Crenshaw and Megan Baurle each won three-straight matches to earn titles in the No. 2 and No. 3 singles spots.

The No. 1 doubles team of Lindsey Hume and Addie Rudge won their final match in dramatic fashion, 6-3, 3-6, 10-5 over Oldenburg Academy.

At No. 1 singles, Emma Wood placed runner-up with a lone loss to Moorseville in the finals.

Kelli Armes and Katie O’Mara, No. 2 doubles, dropped their first match but won their final two to place fourth.


Trinity Luthe

ran wins Lanesville InvitationalLANESVILLE

The Trinity Lutheran baseball team still has an unblemished record.

Saturday, the Cougars defeated Lanesville and Barr-Reeve 3-1 to win the Lanesville Invitational.

In game one, the Cougars opened with an RBI double by Ross Kruse to go up 1-0 after the first inning.

After allowing a run in the fifth inning, Chandler Reynolds hit a two-run home run in the sixth to help give the Cougars the win.

Trinity (8-0) scored all three of its runs against Barr-Reeve in the fifth inning en route to the title.

Kruse, Schult and Sam Crick had RBI’s, highlighted by a triple from Schult.

Tigers drop pair to Springs Valley

CROTHERSVILLE The Crothersville baseball team fell to Springs Valley 14-10 and 12-2 on Saturday in a doubleheader.

In the first game, the Tigers built a 5-4 lead heading into the seventh inning.

The Blackhawks tallied 10 runs in the seventh inning to the Tigers’ five to close the game.

Trevor Peters had five hits in the game including a double with two RBI for the Tigers (0-5).


Braves split games at Brown County invite

NASHVILLEThe Brownstown Central softball team rebounded from a 2-0 loss to Brown County with an 8-6 victory over Columbus North on Saturday at the Eagles’ Invitational.

Against North, the Braves rallied in the seventh inning, scoring five runs.

Down 4-3, Katelyn Gray singled to center field to score Arianna Benge and Beth Wayman.

Jami Bryant’s single brought in Lisa Scott to give the Braves a 6-4 advantage.

Brownstown Central finished with 11 hits, led by three from Bryant and two by Gray, Scott and Benge.

In the circle, Bryant picked up her second win throwing three strikeouts while giving up 12 hits.

The Braves (2-6) couldn’t manage more than two hits in their loss to Brown County.

Cougars lose twice in New Albany

NEW ALBANYThe Trinity Lutheran softball team fell to Silver Creek 9-5 and Lanesville 7-5 on Saturday at the New Albany Invitational.

In the second game, against Lanesville, the Cougars dug themselves a 5-0 deficit after two innings.

After giving up another two runs in the bottom of the third, the Cougars responded with three scores in the fourth.

Amanda Wright came in off an Eagles error, Gabbard hit an RBI double and Taylor Russell added an RBI single.

The Cougars’ final run came in the fifth inning, when Wright hit a sacrifice fly.

In the early game, the Cougars took an early lead, but couldn’t hang on against Silver Creek.

The first inning saw the Cougars take a 3-0 lead with an RBI bunt by Jodi Goecker, walked-in run and sacrifice fly by Wright.

Trinity maintained the lead until the fourth inning, when Silver Creek scored six runs behind a pair of fielders choices, an error and walk.

Sydney Stahl hit a home run to center field in the seventh, but it wasn’t enough.

Track and field

Cougars, Hornets take on Sam Sumner Invite

BORDEN Lillie Hatfield broke Medora’s school record in the 1,600, timing 6:33 for sixth place, at the Sam Sumner Invitational on Saturday.

Hatfield also lowered her school record time to 15:07, for sixth, in the 3,200.

Trinity Lutheran’s boys team placed second in team scoring of 13 teams at the invite.

Freshman AJ Goecker was second in the 1,600 and 3,200.

The 4×100 relay team of Keegan Rebber, Matthew McKay, Sam Marksberry and Luke Onken were first in the 4×400 relay with a time of 4:23 while Medora’s Gavin Henson, Daniel Tincher, Judd Fish and Zac Thompson were eighth in 4:23.

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