GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
Braves win Mid-Southern Conference
Scoring 136.5 points, Brownstown Central stood above the rest in the Mid-Southern Conference.
The Braves left the MSC meet as champions Tuesday at Corydon Central High School.
Corydon was second in the nine-team field with 124.75 points, followed by Silver Creek (103.75), Charlestown (77.5), Eastern (60.75), North Harrison (54.50), Salem (36.5), Scottsburg (54.5) and Austin (1).
“It was an awesome team victory tonight,” Braves coach Maria Conklin said. “We knew going in that it was going to be really close with Corydon and if we performed our best, we could win.”
Braves sophomore Brooklyn Snodgrass was a part of four first-place performances.
Snodgrass ran times of 12.71 and 27.56 seconds to take the 100 and 200 dashes, respectively, and cleared 8 feet in the pole vault.
The 4×100 relay team of Kristen Stuckwisch, Keeli Darlage and Madison Klinge and Snodgrass timed 53.34 for first place.
Trentity Vaught was MSC champion in the discus with a toss of 113-9, and teammate Grace Jaynes placed runner-up at 103-5.
Vaught was third in the discus (34-8), and Ashley Schroer paced fourth (34-2).
Brownstown’s Emily Koch cleared 4-10 for second place in the high jump and Darlage finished fourth in the long jump (15-5).
Stuckwisch’s time of 1:02.50 was third in the 400, while Klinge timed 51.68 for fourth in the 300 hurdles.
The Braves’ Kaleyn Johnson was third in both the 1,600 (6:04.14) and 3,200 (13:03.67).
“I’m so proud of this team and their accomplishments,” Conklin said. “The sky is the limit with this group, and we are ready to compete for the sectional championship next week.”
Tigers off to fast start in SAC
Crothersville’s girls track and field team is in second place after the first day of the Southern Athletic Conference meet.
The 4×800 relay team of Makayla Helt, Piper Hensley, Katrina Christian and Breanna Barger were champions.
Barger also went on to win the 400 and 800.
In the 300 hurdles, Christian was SAC champ.
Official times and scores will not be available until the meet is finished Thursday.
Owls top Warriors
On senior night, Seymour wouldn’t be denied.
The Owls (8-7) defeated Scottsburg 10-2 behind nine hits Tuesday.
Down 1-0 after three innings, the Owls scored three in the fourth. While the Warriors added a run in the top of the fifth, the Owls exploded for seven runs in the bottom of the inning.
Satoshi Hirose and Matthew Fourman each finished with two hits. Fourman, who had a double, led the team with 3 RBI.
Alan Perry, Tyler Bloom and Ty McCory each totaled 2 RBI on the evening.
Perry was the winning pitcher, throwing six innings with seven strikeouts, two walks, five hits and two runs (one earned). Jayden Brown earned the save for the Owls.
Today, Seymour will host Floyd Central in the first game of the consolation bracket in the Hoosier Hills Conference tournament.
Perry improved to 5-0 on the season when pitching for the Owls.
Lions edge Cougars
Salem scored four runs in the seventh inning to beat Trinity Lutheran 6-4 on Tuesday.
The Cougars tied the game at 2-2 with a pair of runs in the fifth inning and took the lead 4-2 after six.
Trinity out-hit Salem 10-4 in the game.
Jake Moore pitched 6.1 innings for the Cougars, producing 11 strikeouts, four walks, three hits and six unearned runs.
Trinity fell to 8-7 with the loss.
Owls third in tri match
Floyd Central shot 153 strokes, Jennings County 192 and Seymour 211 in a tri match at Shadowood Golf Course on Tuesday.
Floyd’s Dylan Zink was medalist with a `-under-par 35.
Keaton Simpson carded the low Seymour score with 41.
Brantley Adams was next for the Owls with 52, Tom Hoffmeier had 57, JP Nay shot 61 and Noah Beaty 64.
Cougars fall to Lions
Trinity Lutheran lost 4-1 to Salem on Tuesday.
The Cougars (2-10) picked up a lone win at No. 1 doubles, with Macey Prewitt and Lauren Fleetwood emerging victorious at 6-4, 6-4.
The No. 2 doubles team of Lauren Voss and Cassidy Burnside lost a tight one at 7-5, 1-6, 6-4.