Local sports roundup – May 15


Cougars fall to Indians

MILAN — Trinity Lutheran was outhit 14-5 in a 9-6 loss at Milan on Monday.

The teams were tied at two before Trinity (8-8) tacked on three in the second inning.

Milan cut the deficit to 6-5 before scoring five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take the lead.

Jodi Goecker led the Cougars with two hits, which included a double.

Morgan Gabbard took the loss in the circle, pitching 1.1 innings. Hannah Deaton started, pitching 4.2 innings for Trinity.

Trinity (8-8) will host Silver Creek tonight and Brown County on Wednesday.

Rams beat Braves

PAOLI — Paoli scored five runs in the sixth inning to come away with a 10-8 win over Brownstown Central on Monday.

The Braves led 8-5 at the end of five innings.

Brownstown (5-16) was outhit 15-9 in the game. Paoli had seven errors to the Braves’ two mishaps.

Hannah Fisher took the the loss for the Braves, pitching six innings.

The Braves will travel to Mitchell on Thursday.


Spartans sweep singles, beat Cougars

SHELBYVILLE — Trinity Lutheran didn’t pick up a singles win in a 4-1 loss at Southwestern on Monday.

The No. 2 doubles team of Cassidy Burnside and Katelyn Mensendiek picked up Trinity’s lone win, 6-3, 6-4.

The Cougars will play the hosts in the Seymour Sectional Semifinals on Thursday at 4:45 p.m.  Austin and Scottsburg will play Wednesday night to open the tournament, and the winner plays Brownstown Central on Thursday.


Braves win on senior night

BROWNSTOWN — Brownstown Central celebrated senior night with a 181-187 victory over Salem at Hickory Hills Golf Club.

Coming off an All-Mid-Southern Conference nod, BC senior Brayton Hattabaugh shot a medalist score of six-over-par 41.

Lucas VonDielingen and Cole Forrest each shot 47s, Chayse Shell totaled 46 and Jalen Curry shot 51 for the Braves.

Shoemaker leads Trinity past Panthers

Mark Shoemaker’s six-over-par 42 helped Trinity Lutheran defeat Jennings County 177-183 on Monday at Shadowood Golf Course.

Rylan Nierman was close behind with a 43, Jacob Keith and Noah Criswell each carded 46s and Josiah Foster scored 54 for the Cougars.