Local sports roundup – September 14


Sophomore sets mark


Trinity Lutheran sophomore AJ Goecker set a new boys cross-country record Tuesday at the Big Blue Invite hosted by Jennings County.

Goecker ran a personal-best of 16:30 to finish third overall at the meet.

Braves win 2nd invite


The Brownstown Central girls cross-country team won their second straight invitational by finishing with 52 points at the Eastern Invitational on Tuesday.

Eastern got second with 57, Salem scored 84 and Borden had 88 in the five full-team field.

Crothersville, New Washington and Borden had incomplete teams.

Kaelyn Johnson placed third in 22:46, and Destiny Satterthwaite finished right behind in placing by clocking 23:45.

Brownstown’s Kylee Wischmeier ran a 24:23 for seventh, Emma Winks finished 10th in 24:39 and Shauna Drake placed 12th in 24:45.

Crothersville’s Breanna Barger finished second overall in 21:51 behind New Washington’s Olivia Graebe (20:40).

The Tigers’ Piper Hensley got 18th in 26:33, and Hanna Syra was 22nd in 27:43.


Braves sweep match


Brownstown Central didn’t drop a set in a 25-6, 26-6, 25-13 win against Mid-Southern Conference foes Corydon Central on Tuesday.

Hitting, Keeli Darlage pounded 24 hits behind 11 kills as the Braves finished 75-for-86 with 37.

Richayla Huff was 14 of 15 with three aces serving to lead the Braves from the line.

On Thursday, Brownstown Central 6-10 hosts Columbus North.

Hornets fall in 5 sets


The Medora volleyball team fell to South Central in five sets 25-20, 14-25, 25-22, 21-25, 19-17 on Tuesday.

As a team, the Hornets finished 127-for-150 with 24 kills. Katie Stewart led the offense pounding 58 hits with 12 kills and Kailen Flynn had 39 with five.

Serving, the Hornets converted 97 of 110 attempts with 14 aces.

Medora (3-7) will host Union (Dugger) on Friday.


Cougars 2nd in meet

Brown County scored 184 to top Trinity Lutheran (219) and Christian Academy (248) at Shadowood Golf Course on Tuesday.

Emma Bawinkel shot 1-under par 35 to lead Brownstown.

Morgan Gabbard carded 50 to shoot Trinity’s low score.

Macy Taylor shot 51, Demi Oakes totaled 52, Anna Benter scored 66 and Cameo Hildreth had 70 for the Cougars.

Trinity Lutheran will be off until Saturday’s sectional in Beford at Otis Park.


Trinity falls short


Christian Academy held on to a pair of first-half scores to top Trinity Lutheran 2-1 on Tuesday.

Savanna Setty scored off a corner kick in the 33rd minute to put the Cougars on the board.

In goal, Hailley Peters recorded 16 saves for the Cougars.

Trinity Lutheran (2-8) hosts Salem on Thursday.


Owls best Eagles


Seymour had little trouble Tuesday, blanking Brown County 5-0 to move back above .500.

At No. 1 singles, Alex Berry picked up a 6-1, 6-2 win over Cash Myers for the Owls (6-5).

Ty McCory defeated Cole Smith 6-0, 6-1 and Adam Berry downed Chase Watson 6-1, 6-1 in the No. 2 and No. 2 singles spots.

Grant Handler and Johnny Rennekamp survived a first set scare to best Jesse Williams and Abe Oliver 7-5, 6-2.

In No. 2 doubles play, Jonathan Valasquez and Sam Schmidt earne a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Aaron McCann and Austin Roush.

On Thursday, Seymour plays at Columbus East.