Local sports roundup – April 22


Weather alters prep sports schedules

All but one sporting event involving Jackson County schools were moved or canceled due to inclement weather on Thursday.

On May 2, Brownstown Central will host Corydon in track and field.

Brownstown Central’s tennis match at Seymour will be played May 7 at 10 a.m.

Austin will host the Brownstown Central baseball team May 9.

The Seymour at Columbus East softball game has been moved to May 16.

All other events were cancelled without a makeup date set.


Braves come back, fall in 8


Despite a late rally, the Brownstown Central softball team fell to Scottsburg 7-6 on Wednesday in eight innings.

Beth Wayman got the Braves offense going with a lead off home run to center field.

The Braves’ scoring then went stagnant as they trailed 6-1 after five innings.

In the top of the sixth, the Braves recorded two runs on back-to-back doubles from Katelyn Gray and Jami Bryant.

Rilee Robinson then hit an RBI triple, as the Braves trailed 6-4.

The top of the seventh saw Lisa Sccott hit an RBI single before Gray tripled to right field to tie the game.

The Warriors scored the final run off an infield bloop hit with two outs.

Wayman went 4-4 at the plate with the homer, triple and a pair of doubles for Brownstown.

The Braves finished with 11 hits on the game, including nine for extra bases.

Bryant pitched the entire game with four strikeouts, 13 hits, two walks and three earned runs.

Today, the Braves (3-8) will play at Orleans.

Boys golf

Cougars win tri-meet at Belterra


The Trinity Lutheran boys golf team carded 179 to beat Oldenburg Academy (195) and Switzerland County (197) on Wednesday at Belterra.

Cory Stuckwisch shot a medalist score of 40 (+5) for the Cougars.

Other Cougars’ scores included Chad Stuckwisch finished with 45 strokes and Jonathan Keith tallied 46.

Drew Royalty and Skyler Stahl rounded-out Trinity’s scoring with 47s.

Track and field

Hoskins sets mark at Henryville


Sophomore Noah Hoskins broke Crothersville’s school record in the 100 dash by clocking 11.16 at a four-way meet in Henryville on Wednesday.

The new time was .03 seconds faster than the previous mark.

Hoskins also placed first in the shot put by heaving 37-8 1/2, third in the discus at 87-8½ and second in the 200 (24.83).

The Tigers 4×800 relay team of Andrew Jackson, Cory Schmelzle, Lane Wienhorst and Rafael Niem got second combining for 10:33.

Wienhorst was fourth in the 1,600 (5:12) and fifth for the 400 (1:01).

CHS’ Braydee Gillis ran a 2:40 for fourth in the 800 while Schmelzle hit the finish in 14:08 in the 3,200 for the same placing.

Henryville won the meet with 92 points and the Tigers were fourth at 33.

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