Local sports wrapup – April 6


Cougars earn first victory


Trinity jump to a 3-0 lead after one inning and never looked back in an 8-1 win at Brown County on Tuesday.

The Cougars pounded 13 hits to the Eagles’ two.

Nick Mensendiek grounded out to third base to score Jacob VonDielingen and Sam Crick doubled for a pair of RBIs to give the Cougars the early lead.

In the third inning, the Cougars tacked on another run when Kendall White singled to center field to score Jake Moore.

A two-run homer by Moore in the fourth inning extended the Cougars’ advantage to 6-0.

The Eagles scored their lone run on the afternoon in the fifth on an error.

Mensendiek added an RBI single in the sixth inning, and an error accounted for the Cougars’ final score in the seventh.

Crick earned the win on the mound, pitching four innings, with 10 strikeouts and two hits.

Moore pitched the final three innings, finishing with five strikeouts, one walk and no hits.

Today, the Cougars (1-2) will host Rising Sun.


Braves sweep Austin


Brownstown Central’s boys and girls track and field teams dominated Austin to open the season on Tuesday night.

On the girls side, the Braves won every single event — individual and relays — to best the Eagle 128-3.

Trentity Vaught won both the shot put and discus, Emily Koch took the high jump and Keeli Darlage placed first in the long jump.

Brooklyn Snodgrass stood above the rest in the 100, 200 and pole vault.

Both the 100 and 300 hurdles went to Sophie Kreis.

The two long distance events went to Kaelyn Johnson, Kristen Stuckwisch took the 400 and Kylle Wischmeier hit the finish first in the 800.

Brownstown’s boys topped Austin 89-43.

The Braves’ Colton Ritz three events, claiming the long jump, pole vault and 200.

Joseph Barnes swept both throwing events for the Braves.

The high jump finished in a tie for first between the Braves’ Dereck Thompson and Braeden Walker.

Trey Hackman was first in the 300 hurdles and Reece Covert took the 100.

The 4×100 and 4×400 relays went to BC.