Sectional pairings setThe 2017 softball sectional draws were released by the IHSAA on Friday evening.
Sectional play will run from May 22 through May 27.
In the Class 4A Sectional 15 draw at Floyd Central, Seymour will play Jeffersonville in the first round. Should they win, they face the winner of Jennings County and Bedford North Lawrence.
The winner of the Floyd Central and New Albany game will advance to the championship game in the other half of the bracket.
In the Class 3A Sectional 30 draw at Scottsburg, Brownstown Central will play Salem in round one. The victor will play the winner of Charlestown and Corydon Central.
On the other side of the bracket, Silver Creek first takes on Scottsburg. North Harrison awaits the winner of the two schools in the semifinals game.
In the four-team Class A Sectional at West Washington, Trinity Lutheran will open against the host school.
The other semifinals match up will be between Orleans and Crothersville.
TRACK AND FIELD
Braves win inviteSALEM
Brownstown Central’s boys and girls track and field teams dominated the competition at the Salem Invitational on Thursday.
The Braves’ boys led the eight-team field with 130 points and Eastern was runner-up at 98. Trinity Lutheran scored 54 points for seventh place.
Joseph Barnes re-broke the school record in the discus by launching a throw of 170-feet, 2-inches. His throw was 40 feet further than the second place finisher.
Barnes also won the shot put with a toss of 53-3.
Jacob Bollinger was champion in the pole vault at 13-6 for Brownstown.
The Braves’ Cameron Lee won the 800 in 2 minutes, 10.9 seconds.
AJ Goecker was a double winner for Trinity in the distance events, which were both shortened. In the 1,500 Goecker clocked 4:26.60 before running a 9:32.10 in the 3,000.
Matthew McKay had the fastest time in the 110 hurdles for the Cougars, clocking 15.9.
On the girls’ side, Brownstown scored 170 points — 65 points more than second place Mitchell. Trinity finished sixth with 44 points.
Trentity Vaught won both the shot put (33-6) and discus (115-8) for the Braves.
Timing 1:03.60, Kristen Stuckwisch received top honors in the 400 (1:03.60).
With a time of 11:08.80, Brownstown won the 4×800 relay. The Braves concluded the meet by winning the 4×400 relay in 4:29.30.
Hailley Peters had the lone first place for the Cougars, clearing 5-2 in the high jump.
Owls take second
Both the boys and girls track and field teams finished second of six teams at the Shelbyville Invitational on Thursday.
Shelbyville won the boys’ competition with 154 points followed by Seymour (139) and Decatur Central (96).
Seymour’s distance team ran well on the evening.
Hunter Bauserman was first in the 1,600 while teammate Jacob Voss (4:43.61) was right behind.
Voss came back to win the 3,200 in 10:12.85, and Bauserman was runner-up at 10:24.81.
In the 800, Trent Hohenstreiter clocked 2:08.62 for the blue ribbon.
Hitting the finish in 52.69, Luke Champ was champion in the 400.
Jake Vance ran an 18.14 to win the 110 hurdles.
Seymour 4×800 relay team of Hohenstreiter, Alex Lovins, Bradan Thomasma and Luke Plummer was fastest in 8:48.60.
Michigan City scored the most points on the girls’ side with 164. Seymour had 12 points and Shelbyville was third totaling 94.
Ashton Chase was a double winner in the 1,600 (5:23) and 3,200 (11:47.21) for the Owls.
Megan Ritz tied for first place in the high jump by clearing 4-8.
In the 4×800, Seymour’s Oriana Morales, Brett Kleber, Makenna Sunbury and Chase combined for 10:51.60 for the top finish.