Local sports roundup – May 2



Braves snag MSC win


Brownstown Central held on for a 2-0 Mid-Southern Conference win against Clarksville on Monday.

The Braves (11-2, 5-1 MSC) scored both of their runs in the second inning.

First Seth Borden hit a ground ball and reached on a third base error and Nick Marling scored. Cameron Luedeman then followed with an RBI single toward third for a Kyle Kramer run.

Brownstown Central out-hit the Generals 5-4 in the contest but left six on base.

Cody Williams recorded the shutout with five strikeouts and no walks in seven innings of pitching.

Today, Brownstown will host Orleans.


Owls top Lions

Haley Mobley, Kate Snook and Rachel Kaufman hit home runs to spark Seymour to a 13-3, five-inning win against Salem on Monday at home.

Kaufman and Snook each had three RBIs, while Mobley drove in two runs.

Lo Schmidt had two doubles and a single and scored two runs, Faith Rebber had a single and a double and scored two runs, and Tori Snook had two hits and scored two runs.

Kaufman was the winning pitcher as she allowed nine hits, had three strike outs and walked three.

The Owls (11-2) will travel to Jennings County today.

Highlanders too much


Floyd Central JV scored eight runs in the second inning and five in the third, and that was too much for Brownstown Central to overcome and the Braves lost 15-10.

The Braves (8-10) scored eight runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings, and had 10 hits with Claire Poulton getting three, while Kaitie Taggart and Addie Kriete had two each.

Taggart had a triple and scored two runs, Poulton had two RBIs, and Jami Bryant and Zoey Fountain each scored two runs.

Bryant pitched for the Braves, and although she gave up 17 hits and walked three, she had seven strike outs and only allowed five earned runs as the Braves committed two errors.


Devils beat Braves


Jeffersonville edged Brownstown Central 171-183 in a dual match at Hickory Hills Golf Course on Monday.

The Red Devils’ Jay Williams was medalist with a four-over-par 39 strokes.

Gavin Bane led the Braves by shooting 41, followed by Brayton Hattabaugh and Chanler Fleetwood’s 46s.

Sam Huber totaled 50, Adam Pottschmidt 53 and Hunter Tormoehlen 54 for the Braves.

Girls tennis

Cougars edge Lancers


Trinity Lutheran won points at No. 2 and 3 singles and at No. 2 doubles to defeat Edinburgh 3-2 Monday for their second win of the season.

Abby Schult defeated Molly Bowker 6-1, 6-0, at No. 2 singles, and Leah Stuckwisch was a 6-0, 6-1 winner over Heather Jones at No. 3 singles.

Lauren Fleetwood and Macey Prewitt teamed up for a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles.

Courtney Barker lost 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, while the Cougars’ No. 1 doubles team of Lauren Voss and Sidney Hoene fell 6-1, 6-4.

The Cougars (2-9) will travel to Christian Academy today.


Tigers win 4-way meet


Crothersville scored 79 points to beat Henryville (69), New Washington (51) and Austin (29) on Monday night.

Katrina Christian won both the high jump and long jump while also taking second in the 300 hurdles for the Tigers.

The Tigers’ Breanna Barger was first in the 400 and 800, and runner-up in the 3,200.

Jule Elsner earned a blue ribbon in the 100 for CHS.

The Tigers took first in the 4×100 and 4×800 relays.