Local sports roundup – April 19


Seymour tops Cubs

Seymour’s baseball team opened up a 5-0 lead after three innings and defeated Madison 10-4 at American Legion Field Tuesday.

Alan Perry led off the first inning with a walk, Satoshi Hirose doubled to score Perry, and Luis Munoz singled to drive in Hirose.

The Owls (4-5) scored four runs in the fifth inning with the big hit being two-run single by Zach Carpenter.

Carpenter, Tyler Bloom and Carpenter each scored two runs.

Perry pitched the first six innings and had seven strike outs, no walks, and he allowed seven hits.

Seymour will play at Jennings County on Friday.


Owls outlast Bulldogs


Seymour edged New Albany 6-5 on Tuesday in a slugfest.

Both teams finished with 10 runs in the game, but the Owls limited the Bulldogs one run or less in each inning.

SHS scored three runs in the third inning when Lo Schmidt blasted a solo home run and Katie Suits and Kate Snook each hit RBIs.

The Bulldogs retook the lead at 4-3 with a run in the fourth inning but Owls added two in the fifth and one in the sixth to retake the lead 6-5.

Neither side pushed a run across home plate in the seventh inning.

Tori Snook, Rachel Kafuman and Schmidt each finished with two hits in the game.

Kaufman pitched all seven innings in the win.

The Owls (7-1) have won six straight since losing their season opener to Class 4A No. 5 Bedford North Lawrence.


Owls defeat Golden Bears


Seymour defeated Shelbyville 4-1 without dropping a doubles match on Tuesday.

Addie Rudge and Katie O’Mara took No. 1 doubles against Alivia Chenowith and Sam Watson 6-1, 6-1.

The Owls’ Rachel Collett and Grace Otte topped Addison Mummert and Alex Watson 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.

Hallie Crenshaw won No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-0 and Megan Baurle was victorious at No. 2 singles 6-0, 6-2 for the Owls.

Shelbyville’s Corinna Jones won a marathon match against Chloe Bryden 5-7 6-2, 10-6.

Seymour (4-5) hosts Jackson County rivals Brownstown Central on Thursday.

Tigers fall in five


South Central defeated Crothersville 14-1 in five innings in a Southern Athletic Conference matchup on Tuesday.

The Rebels built an 8-0 lead in the first inning and led 14-0 after three.

In the fourth inning, Nina Jaworek sacrificed to score Gaby Walters, for the Tigers’ lone run on the day.

Crothersville (0-6) will travel to Borden today for another SAC game.


Braves top Warriors


Brownstown Central’s boys defeated Scottsburg 68-4 while the girls picked up a 103-23 victory over the Warriors on Tuesday.

Joseph Barnes broke his own school record in the discus, set last year, with a throw of 161-feet 11½-inches. Barnes also won the shot put by heaving 53-5.

Colton Ritz took the pole vault (13-0) and long jump (18-2½) for BC.

Cameron Lee was fastest in the 1,600 at 5-minutes 0.4-seconds.

Reece Covert took the 400 (53.8) and the Braves also won the 4×800 relay.

Brooklyn Snodgrass won three events for the Braves, taking the pole vault (8-6), 100 (13.1), and 200 (26.9).

Brownstown’s girls won every event but the 400 on the afternoon, as they dominated the meet.