Local sports roundup – April 17


Braves sweep DH


Brownstown Central earned a pair of wins over Paoli in just 11 innings on Saturday.

In the first game, the Braves (6-1) shut out the Rams 15-0 in five innings behind 13 hits.

The Braves held a 3-0 lead after two innings before exploding for six runs in the third, and adding three scores in both the fourth and fifth.

Ty Maxie led the Braves with two doubles and a triple with four RBI.

Kyle Kramer also had three hits while Nick Marling, Cody Williams and Seth Borden each had two hits.

Sy Zickler pitched 3.2 innings and Marling closed the opening game.

The Brownstown bats continued ringing in the second game, as they amassed 11 hits in a 13-1, six-inning win.

Up 6-0 after five innings, the Braves piled-on six runs in the sixth to again win by run-rule.

Carson Lambring had two hits with three RBIs and Stuart Hayden had a double with the same number of RBI.

Kramer pitched five innings in the victory.

Today, the Braves travel to Salem for a Mid-Southern Conference game.

Blackhawks beat Tigers


Crothersville fell behind 11-0 after one innings and couldn’t rally in a 19-6, five-inning loss at Springs Valley on Saturday.

The Tigers (0-6) finished with three hits, including a home run by Logan Brewer.

Jonathon Wiseman took the loss on the mound for the Tigers.


Owls thump Genereals


Seymour totaled 21 hits in a 29-0 drubbing at Clarksville on Saturday.

The Owls led 9-0 after the first inning and never looked back.

Katie Suits had four hits while Rachel Kaufman and Faith Rebber each had three.

Kaufman slammed a three-run homer with her first at-bat.

In the fourth inning, freshman Carlee Robinson blasted a grand slam for Seymour.

Kaufman pitched three innings and Schmidt threw two.

Today, the Owls (5-1) will host Brownstown Central.

Last season, Kaufman pitched a perfect game against the Braves.

Braves split games in tourney


Brownstown Central saw mixed results at the Brown County Invitational on Saturday.

Following a 10-8 loss to Hauser, the Braves rebounded with a 14-4, six-inning victory over Columbus North.

In game one, the Braves gave up six runs in the second inning to trail 7-1.

Brownstown scored runs in four of the next five innings, but couldn’t muster a comeback.

Chloe Carlin and Zoey Fountain each had three hits and Claire Poulton recorded two for the Braves.

Against North, the Braves erupted for eight runs in the second inning while shutting out the Bull Dogs in three of the final four innings for the win.

Brownstown racked up 12 hits against the Bull Dogs.

Addie Krieger couldn’t be stopped at the plate, recording three hits — including a triple — and four RBI for the Braves.

Carlin, Fountain, and Rilee Robinson each had two hits for the Braves.

Jami Bryant pitched both games for the Braves.

The Braves (6-6) travel to Seymour today.

Cougars win-less at invite


Trinity Lutheran fell to Silver Creek 7-1 and Lanesville 7-0 at the New Albany Invitational on Saturday.

In game one, versus Silver Creek, the Cougars (6-3) scored a lone run in the sixth inning.

Taylor Russell and Vidalis Montanez each had two hits for all of the Cougars’ offense.

Hannah Deaton struck out seven and gave up eight hits and seven earned runs to the Dragons in seven innings in the circle.

Against Lanesville, the Cougars had five hits but couldn’t get a score.

Savannah Harweger led the Cougars with two hits including a double.

Morgan Gabbard went the pitching distance, finishing with five strikeouts, 12 hits and six earned runs.

Henryville visits Trinity on Tuesday.