Local sports roundup – August 22


Owls fall short to Pioneers


The Providence girls soccer team was able to hold on to a 2-1 lead at half to secure a win Saturday against Seymour.

Providence scored first off a free kick with about 42 minutes left in the first half.

Seymour responded 10 minutes later when freshman Bailey Lykins recorded her first varsity goal.

The Pioneers tallied their second score off a corner with near 10 minutes left in the first half.

Neither team scored the rest of the way.

Providence outshot Seymour 13-6 in the contest, and Owls keeper Rachel Collett collected eight saves.

The Owls (0-1) travel Thursday to face Silver Creek.


Owls cruise through opener


Seymour’s volleyball team had few difficulties Saturday getting their season off on the right foot.

The Owls defeated Hoosier Hills Conference foe Madison 25-16, 25-13, 25-11.

The Owls went 57-for-68 hitting with 29 kills and 65-for-70 serving with 15 aces.

Cecily Coffman was perfect serving, making all 18 attempts with two aces.

Hannah Sipe led the attack making all 11 of her hits with eight kills.

The Owls host Columbus East on Tuesday.

Braves earn pair of MSC wins


Brownstown Central didn’t drop a set in a pair of victories over Charlestown and Clarksville on Saturday morning.

The Braves started with a 26-24, 25-8, 25-13 win against Clarskville before beating the host school 25-19, 25-15, 25-9.

Ashley Schorer had a strong day for the Braves going 32-for-34 on hits with 16 kills.

Serving, Richayla Huff combined to go 34 of 35 with six aces.

With the wins, the Braves moved to 3-1 on the season and 3-0 in Mid-Southern Conference play.

The Braves play in a tournament hosted by Columbus East on Saturday.