Local sports roundup – August 13



Hornets drop season-opener

MEDORA — Medora’s home-opener didn’t go as the team had hoped.

The Hornets fell to Salem 25-21, 25-13, 25-16 to start the 2018 season on Saturday.

Morgan Munn had two of the Hornets’ five total aces and Kailen Flynn connected on all 13 of her hits (three kills). Gracey Cobb went 12-for-14 and Kelsey Turner converted all seven of her offensive attempts.

The Hornets (0-1) will host Christian Academy of Madison tonight.

Tigers splits matches

SCOTTSBURG — Crothersville had mixed results in its first day of competition.

After falling to Scottsburg 25-9, 25-16, 25-7, the Tigers beat Switzerland County 17-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-15 on Saturday.

In the victory, the Tigers went 90-for-19 serving. They were led by Mariyah Kelshaw (24-for-24, one ace) and Maddie Riley (22-for-22, three aces).

Hitting, Riley had nine kills and Bekah Cook totaled five kills.

Against the Warriors, the Tigers made 30 of 35 hitting attempts and 30 of 32 serving tries. They had one ace, and Riley led the team with four kills in the match.

The Tigers (1-1), will travel to Austin on Thursday.


Owls continue to show improvement

HENRYVILLE — Little went wrong on the links for Seymour High School over the weekend.

On top of each player posting personal best scores, the Owls dropped 34 strokes as a team in a one-week span for 18 holes.

The Owls combined for 359 strokes on Saturday at the Fuzzy Zoeller Invitational at  Champions Pointe Golf Club. One week prior, at the Bedford North Lawrence Invitational, the Owls shot a 393.

No. 2 Evansville North dominated the 10-team field, posting a score of 278. Faith Johnson led the Huskies with a six-under-par 64.

Columbus North was second at 305, Franklin finished third with a 313, Center Grove took fourth with 320, Floyd Central scored 330 for fifth and Seymour’s 359 was sixth. Providence (388), Madison (407), Scottsburg (415) and New Albany (424) followed.

Bridget Marshall paced the Owls with a 79, Laken Waskom shot 95, Madeleine Wisler totaled 84, Kara Rice had 101 and Rylee Knutson scored 116.

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