Local sports roundup – May 12



New facilities planned

At Tuesday’s night’s Brownstown Central school board meeting, it was announced that plans are in the works for an 8-lane track and turf field at the high school.

The following statement was read by the board:

“Though the scope of the upcoming 2018 construction projects has not been fully formed and is far from finalized, we anticipate, and wanted to inform the public as early as possible, that a turf football field and an eight-lane track will be included in the scope of the project.”

The school board will vote on the proposal in October’s meeting.


Tigers runners-up


Crothersville finished as runners-up to Borden in the final day of Southern Athletic Conference competition on Thursday.

Borden scored 136 points, followed by Crothersville (115), Henryville (104), South Central (30) and Lanesville (12).

Tigers senior Katrina Christian was named most valuable athlete at the meet.

Christian won the 300 hurdles in 50.34 seconds, high jump by clearing 5 feet, 1 inch, and long jump with a leap of 14-10½.

Christian teamed up with Makayla Helt, Piper Hensley and Breanna Barger to also win the 4×800 relay (11:44.37).

Barger, a senior, was an SAC champion in the 400 (1:04.52) and 800 (2:45.12) for the Tigers,

Tossing 85-11 in the discus, Tigers senior Brittany Ross won the event.


Braves third at MSC


Brownstown Central scored 77 points to finish third of 10 teams at the Mid-Southern Conference track and field meet Thursday.

Silver Creek won the event with 147 points and Charlestown were runners-up at 83 points.

Braves senior Joseph Barnes broke the school record in the shot put with a throw of 57 feet, 10 inches.

Barnes also won the discus for the Braves with a throw of 160-5½.

Colton Ritz was MSC champion for BCHS in the pole vault, clearing 13-3.

Tigers fifth at SAC


Crothersville placed fifth of six teams on the final day of the Southern Athletic Conference the track and field meet on Thursday.

Henryville won the competetion with 151 points, followed by Borden (118), Lanesville (88), South Central (52) and New Washington.

Tigers junior Noah Hoskins was SAC champion in the shot put for CHS.

Hoskins, on Tuesday, threw for 41 feet, 8½ inches.


Cougars top Shawe

Trinity Lutheran pounded 17 hits in a 13-1, five-inning victory against Shawe Memorial on Thursday.

The Cougars (11-5) led 6-1 after one inning and added seven runs in the fourth.

Jaryn Holtsclaw and Savannah Harweger each had three hits for the Cougars while Morgan Gabbard, Sophie Stahl and Vidalis Montanez each totaled two.

Montanez, Stahl and Whitney Cobb each had two RBI.

Hannah Daeton pitched the first two innings for the Coguars and Morgan Gabbard finished the last three.

Shawe had two hits in the game and five errors.


Cubs beat Cougars


Trinity Lutheran fell to Madison 4-1 on Tuesday despite close matches at all singles positions.

Courtney Barker earned the lone victory for the Cougars at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 6-4.

Abby Schult fell 6-4, 7-5 at No. 2 singles and Leah Stuckwisch dropped her match at No. 3 singles 6-2, 6-4.

The Cougars (2-11) play at Southwestern (Shelby) on Monday.

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