Local sports roundup – May 16


New Seymour coach to meet with public

A reception will be conducted for new Seymour High School head football coach Michael Kelly on Wednesday in the school’s cafeteria.

The event, which is open to the public, will be conducted from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Sectional draw released

The 2017 Seymour Sectional girls tennis draw was announced Monday evening.

On Wednesday, Seymour and Austin will play in the first-round match.

The winner of Seymour-Austin will play Brownstown Central on Thursday. Scottsburg and Trinity Lutheran will also play that day in the semifinals.

The championship match is set for Friday.


Owls swat Hornets


Seymour blasted 12 hits in a 12-1, five inning victory at Henryville on Monday.

Up 5-0 after three innings, the Owls amassed seven runs in the fourth to take the double-digit lead.

Alan Perrry and Matthew Fourman each had three hits with two RBIs and Luis Munoz had two hits and three RBI.

In the second inning, AJ Boshears had a two-run homer for the Owls.

Seymour (10-8) plays at Brown County on Thursday.

Silver Creek claims MSC


With one loss in Mid-Southern Conference play, Brownstown Central needed a victory against Class 3A No. 10 Silver Creek for a share of the title.

Unfortunately for the Braves, they came up just short.

The Dragons (16-5, 9-0 MSC) topped the Braves (14-3, 6-2 MSC) to go undefeated in conference play.

After two scoreless innings, the Dragon’s Bryson McNay hit a home run and Brian Camp grounded out to build a 3-0 lead.

In the fifth inning, Sy Zickler hit an RBI to put the Braves on the board before Tyler Kapust hit an RBI to put the Silver Creek lead back up three runs.

Elijah Bays knocked in another run in the bottom of the sixth to put the Dragons up 5-1.

With two outs, Devin Stuckwisch hit an RBI single and the Braves scored another on an error in the seventh.

Brownstown Central out-hit the Dragons 9-8 in the game.

Tyler Wheeler was the winning pitcher and Cody Williams took the loss.

Today, the Braves will host Providence.

Cougars clobber Spartans


Trinity Lutheran scored 11 runs in the sixth inning to win by run-rule in a 17-1 victory at Southwestern on Monday.

The Cougars built a 3-1 lead after four innings before tacking on three in the fifth and exploding for 11 in the sixth.

Trinity (11-7) totaled 15 hits on the afternoon.

Ross Kruse had three hits to lead Trinity while Jake VonDielingen, Sam Crick, Jake Moore, Nick Mensendiek and Kendall White each had two.

Moore led the team with three RBI and Mensendiek scored three runs.

VonDielingen was the winning pitcher in six innings of work with nine strikeouts, one earned run, one walk and two hits.

Today, the Cougars play at Henryville.


Braves fall in eight


Paoli outlasted Brownstown Central for a 5-4 in eight innings Monday evening.

BC tied the game at 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh on an error and fielder’s choice.

In the top of the eighth, Amber Smith hit a solo home run with the leadoff and Sierra Manship hit an RBI solo to put the Rams up 5-4.

Sage Bennett singled to drive in Leah Stidam, and the Braves loaded the bases on a walk with two outs in the bottom of the inning.

The game came to a close on a strikeouts by Ali Kerby.

The Braves had six errors in the game to the Rams’ four.

Paoli out-hit Brownstown Central 9-8 in the contest.

Jami Bryant pitched all eight innings for the Braves, finishing with six stirkeouts, nine hits, and three earned runs.

Brownstown Central will host Charlestown for a Mid-Southern Conference game today.


Braves take on Otis


Brownstown Central totaled 174 strokes on the back nine holes at Otis Park Golf Course in a match with Bedford North Lawrence and Edgewood on Monday.

Bedford’s ‘A’ team won with 151 strokes, their ‘B’ team was second with 163, and Edgewood placed fourth at 188.

Bedford’s Daylen Tidd was medalist with a one-under-par 34.

Brayton Hattabaugh and Chanler Fleetwood led the Braves with 41s.

Gavin Bane scored 44, Hunter Tormoehlen shot 48, Sam Huber carded 50 and Adam Pottschmidt had 59 on the afternoon.

Cougars beat Panthers


Trinity Lutheran defeated Jennings County 160-177 in a dual match at St. Anne’s Golf Course on Monday.

Drew Royalty led Trinity with a medalist score of three-over-par 38.

Kohei Nagino and Cory Stuckwisch were next for the Cougars, scoring 40s.

Jonathan and Jacob Keith carded 41s and Chad Stuckwisch shot 42 for the Cougars.

Medora’s Hunter Browning shot a 48 on the day.