Local sports roundup – April 14



Cougars top Rebels


Trinity Lutheran used 11 hits to come away with a 10-3 win against Southwestern (Hanover) on Friday.

The Cougars (3-3-1) scored two runs in the top of the second inning before the Rebels tied the game in the bottom of the third.

Trinity scored three runs in the fifth, two in the sixth and three in the seventh to secure the win.

Jake VonDielingen finished 4-for-5 at the plate with a double and triple to lead the Cougars. Reid Kruse had three hits and Trent Shoemaker totaled two for the Cougars.

Chandler Reynolds pitched 3.2 innings — recording three strikeouts, three hits and two walks — before Brayden Wilson pitched the final 3.1 and putting up two strikeouts, two hits, and no walks.

Weather permitting, the Cougars will host an invitational today at Alf Snyder Field. Trinity will play Jennings County at 9 a.m. and Switzerland County versus Eastern (Pekin) will follow at 11:15. The losers will play at 1:30 p.m. and championship will be held at 3:45.

Tigers beat Senators


Crothersville earned its first win of the season on Thursday by topping West Washington 6-5.

The game was tied in the top of the seventh inning when Logan Brewer tripled to score a Tigers (1-2) run.

The Tigers trailed 5-1 at the end of three innings before scoring four runs in the fourth. Carson Farmer, Jacob James, Alex Van Coutren, and Jonathon Wiesman all drove in runs.

Trevor Peters earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for the Tigers, recording two hits, five strikeouts and no walks over three innings. Peters recorded the last eight outs to earn the save.

The Tigers had six hits in the game, with Brewer and Peters each recording two. The Senators had 10 hits.


Braves compete at East


Brownstown Central scored 37 points to finish third in a tri-meet at Columbus East with Jennings County on Thursday.

Jennings won the meet with 69.5 points and East were runners up at 60.5.

Kaelyn Johnson was a double-winner for the Braves, taking the 1,600 in 6-minutes, 6-seconds and 3,200 in 13:13.

Brooklyn Snodgrass picked up the other BC first place, leaping 16-feet, 11 1/4-inches in the long jump.


Owls third at Relays


Seymour scored 70 points to place third of 11 teams at the New Albany Relays on Thursday.

Floyd Central were champions with 102 points, New Albany finished runners-up at 80 and Jeffersonville scored 65.5 for fourth. Silver Creek (52.5), Corydon Central (37.5), Waggener (32), Scottsburg (26.5), North Harrison (24), Charlestown (22) and Providence 22 followed.

The lone Seymour win in the atypical meet came in the long jump relay, with Lance Roark and Dustin Metz leaping 20-feet, 10 1/4 inches for first place.

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