Local sports roundup – August 23



Seymour girls dominate field, boys claim second


The Seymour girls cross-country team took the top six places at the Bedford North Lawrence Invitational to finish Monday with a perfect score of 15 in a seven-team field.

Sophomore Ashton Chase won her second consecutive race by posting a time of 19:40.

Owls freshman Makenan Sunbury was next with 20:30, Abby Voss got third in 21:02, Claire Loebker claimed fourth in 21:53, Brett Kleber timed 22:47 for fifth and Grace Rennekamp placed sixth in 23:03.

Sarah Benefiel finished 11th by clocking 23:49 to put another Owls finisher in the top 15.

Brownstown Central’s girls scored 82 points to place third in the meet.

Sophomore Kaelyn Johnson ran a 23:40 to lead the Braves with a 10th-place finish.

Emma Winks and Shauana Drake finished 16th and 17th place with times of 24:01 and 24:04.

The 19th- and 20th-place finishes went to the Braves with Destiny Satterthwaite timing 24:20 and Grace Garland finishing in 24:40.

Medora’s Lillie Hatfield, the school’s lone runner, took 30th in 25:47.

Jennings County won the boys race with 25 points and Seymour took 2nd with 37.

Brownstwon Central placed fifth in the six-team field with 118.

Jennings County’s Alex Hendrix won the race in 16:51.

Trinity Lutheran sophomore AJ Goecker — the Cougars’ only runner — placed third overall in 17:15.

Seymour’s Alex Lovins took fourth in 17:19, followed by Jacob Voss in 6th (17:37), Hunter Bauserman in 8th (18:12), Trent Hohenstreiter in 10th (18:23) and Luke Plumer in 14th (18:49).

Cameron Lee led Brownstown with a time of 18:56 for 17th overall.

Harlan Deaton was next for the Braves in 19:02 (19th), Trey Hackman ran a 19:38 for 25th, Jeremy Pitts was 34th in 20:16 and Aaron Kruse clocked 20:37 to place 39th.


Braves top Pioneers


The Brownstown Central girls golf team bested Providence 201-213 on Monday at Covered Bridge Golf Club.

Providence’s Alexa Wilson was medalist carding 38.

Emma Zabor led the Braves with 47. Regan Campbell scored 39, Breonna Bottorff shot 51, Shelby Stuckwisch 54 and KaCee Collings 59 for the Braves.

The Braves host Salem on Friday at Hickory Hills Golf Course.

Silver Creek blanks Braves


The Brownstown Central boys tennis team fell to Mid-Southern Conference foe Silver Creek 5-0 on Monday.

At No. 1 doubles, Sy Zickler and Ethan Carlin stormed back to take the second set 6-1 after dropping the first 6-3 against Nate Eckert and Jack Hawkins.

However, Eckert and Hawkins buckled down for the third set as they defeated the Braves’ tandem 6-0.

The Braves (1-1, 1-1 MSC) travel to Edinburgh today for a non-conference matchup.

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