Local sports roundup – May 11


Tigers drop two


Crothersville fell to Austin’s junior varsity team 16-6 in six innings Wednesday and 5-1 at Edinburgh on Tuesday.

Against Edinburgh, the Tigers led 1-0 after three innings, but the Lancers tied it in the fourth before added pairs of runs int he fifth and sixth.

Logan Collins had two hits for the Tigers, including a double, of the team’s five.

Trevor Peters pitched 5.2 innings, with 10 strikeouts, four earned runs, five hits and a pair of walks.

Against the Austin JV, the Tigers were out-hit 16-10.

Austin led 5-3 after one inning and 10-4 after two.

The Tigers cut the deficit to 10-6 at the end of four innings, but the the Eagles added two runs in the fifth and four for the sixth.

Collins had three hits, while Jonathon Wiseman and Jonathon Ritz each totaled two.

The losses dropped the Tigers to 1-13 on the season.


Cougars take second


Both Trinity Lutheran’s boys and girls finished runners-up in a tri meet with Christian Academy of Indiana and Providence on Tuesday.

On the boys side, Providence scored 93 points, Trinity totaled 31 and CAI had 27.

Matt McKay won the 100 in 11.52 seconds and 200 in 23.84 for Trinity.

The Cougars’ Sam Marksberry took the 400 in 53.52, while AJ Goecker won the 1,600 in 4:48.

Providence’s girls scored won with 82 points, followed by Trinity (34) and CAI (27).

Hailley Peters earned blue ribbons in both the long jump, leaping 14-feet, 7-inches and the high jump (5-0½).

Emma Goecker was a Cougars winner in the 3,200 (14:57) and Lexi Keller took the 110 hurdles (18.08)


Braves beat Eastern


Brownstown Central defeated Eastern (Pekin) 4-1 in a Mid-Southern Conference match Tuesday.

BC took all three singles spots, including a Musketeers forefeit at No. 3.

Laken Reynolds defeated Kolbi Sponcel 7-5, 6-0 at No. 1 singles and Carly Brown beat Jenna Chastain 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2.

The Braves’ No. 2 doubles team of Claudia SIbrel and Sydney Cockerham were victorious against Morgan Farris and Rachel Applegate 6-1, 6-1.

At No. 1 doubles, Rachel Adkins and Olivia Hackman lost a close match, 7-5, 7-5, to Pekin’s Riki Hamilton and Carley England.

Today, Brownstown (6-7, 6-3 MSC) play at sectional foe Seymour.