Local sports roundup – September 15


Braves blank Eastern


Brownstown Central won a pair of three-set doubles matches in a 5-0 Mid-Southern Conference win against Eastern (Pekin) on Thursday.

At No. 1 doubles, Gunnar Zickler and Jackson Lahrman defeated Clayton Purlee and Tucker Chism 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.

In No. 2 doubles play, Reece Carlin and Cole Shasteen topped Sam Everage and Cameron Smith 7-5, 2-6, 6-3.

Ethan Carlin won at No. 1 singles 6-1, 6-3 against Mike Smith, and Ethan Wischmeier bested Owen Pickerill 6-2, 6-2 for No. 2 singles.

Pekin forfeited at No. 3 singles due to lack of players.

The Braves moved to 9-5, including 4-3 in MSC play.


Cougars beat Saints

Trinity Lutheran swept Indianapolis Lutheran 25-23, 25-14, 25-14 on Thursday at the Bollinger Athletic Complex.

Abby Hackman topped the Cougars with nine kills and Bailey Reynolds had five aces. Reynolds also had 18 assists for Trinity.

In the back, Chloe Criswell recorded 14 digs for the Cougars (9-9).

Braves top Bull Dogs


Brownstown Central didn’t drop a set in a 25-22, 25-18, 25-10 win at Columbus North Thursday.

Claire Pace led the Braves (13-7) with 16 kills, Grace Jaynes added 11 and Keeli Darlage had eight.

As a team, the Braves went 104-for-115 on hits, with 43 kills.

Both Riley Nuss and Brooklyn Snodgrass had three aces. Snodgrass also totaled 21 digs.


Cougars beat Lions


AJ Goecker netted a hat-trick as Trinity Lutheran defeated Salem 3-0 in the first match of the Warrior Cup Thursday.

Trent Shoemaker assisted on each of Goecker’s goals.

In goal, Jacob Keith recorded 13 saves for the Cougars (3-4-3).

Owls post HHC win


Daniel Hartman scored four goals for Seymour in the 22nd, 35th, 59th, and 61st minutes to help the Owls defeat Madison 5-1 in a Hoosier Hills Conference game Thursday.

Hartman now has 19 goals for the Owls in 2017.

“Dan does what Dan does, and he was able to finish off plays, and it helps get the team going,” Owls coach Matt Dennis said.

Evan Baurle added the other Owls goal in the 54th minute.

Seymour assists went to Brayden Trinkle, Zach Moore, Charlie Galyen and Blaine Spivey.

The Owls (9-2-1, 2-2-1 HHC) outshot the Cubs 30-1 in the game.