Local sports roundup – May 24



Braves win sectional opener


Tied at 2-2 in the top of the seventh inning, Brownstown Central senior Katelyn Gray came up in the clutch with her baserunning.

On a wild pitch, Gray was able to plate the winning run for the Braves in the top of the seventh inning as they defeated North Harrison 3-2 at the Corydon Central Sectional on Monday.

In the first inning, Gray hit an RBI single to score fellow senior Beth Wayman.

The Panthers answered in the bottom of the second with a homer and RBI double to take the lead.

Braves pitcher Jami Bryant retired 15 straight Panthers batters from the bottom of the third to the end of the game.

The second Braves run came in the sixth inning, when Taylor Garland hit a sacrifice fly to score Leah Stidam.

Bryant had four strikeouts while giving up four hits and two earned runs.

The Braves outhit the Panthers 7-2, with doubles from Stidam, Wayman and Gray.

Wednesday, the Braves (11-13) will face Silver Creek, who had a bye, at 5:30 p.m. in the semifinals.

Cougars defeat Tigers


The Trinity Lutheran softball team defeated Crothersville 27-3 in the semifinals of the West Washington sectional on Monday.

Due to the late 7:30 p.m. start, final statistics weren’t available for today’s edition. See statistics for the game in Wednesday’s edition of The Tribune.

Today, the Cougars will play Orleans in the championship game at 6 p.m.


Braves finish regular season on winning note


Brownstown Central scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to break a 2-2 and defeat Springs Valley 7-2 Monday afternoon.

The Braves scored single runs in the first and fifth innings and held a 2-0 lead until Valley tied the game in the bottom of the sixth.

The Braves had nine hits, with Ty Maxie getting two hits, one RBI and he scored two runs. Zach McCory had a double and two RBI, and Cole Brock had two hits and two RBI.

Sy Zickler went the first six innings on the mound and allowed two runs and two hits, and he struck out seven.

The Braves (19-5) will face Salem on Wednesday in the Corydon Central Sectional.

Boys golf

Highlanders edge Owls

Floyd Central topped Seymour 164-170 in a rescheduled golf match Monday afternoon at Shadowood Golf Course.

Seymour’s Brady Marshall took medalist honors with a 2-over 38.

Owls shooting in the 40s were Keaton Simpson at 41, Tyler Bullard at 42 and Noah Beaty at 49.

The Owls will be home again today to face Bedford North Lawrence and Providence.

Braves down Eastern (Pekin)


The Brownstown Central boys golf team topped Eastern (Pekin) 180-223 on Monday at Hickory Hills Golf Course.

Senior Lute Lahrman led the Braves with a 43 (+8).

Hunter Browning scored 44, Jackson Wagner 45, Seth Berry 48 and Brayton Hattabaugh 49 for the Braves.

Today, Brownstown Central heads to Stone Crest to take on Mitchell.

Trinity ties for 6th at Westwood


The Trinity Lutheran boys golf team tied for sixth place of 11 teams at the New Castle Invitational held at Westwood Golf Club on Saturday.

Trinity carded a 335 to tie with Shelbyville, while New Castle won the tournament scoring 301.

Junior Cory Stuckwisch led the Cougars with a second-place medalist score of 73 (+2).

New Castle’s Jesse Reed had the lowest score on the day with a 72.

Other scores from Trinity included: Chad Stuckwisch scored 85, Jacob Keith 88, Jonathan Keith 89 and Skyler Stahl 93.

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