Local sports roundup – September 17


Owls, Braves, Tigers, compete in invite

MARENGO — The Seymour, Brownstown Central and Crothersville cross-country teams competed in the Crawford County Invitational on Saturday.

The results were broken up by grade. There were four races total, with underclassmen going before the upperclassmen. Top-15 finishers for their grade received medals.

Noblesville were the champions, with 35 points, in the girls’ competition. Seymour placed third with 144 points and Brownstown Central was ninth in the 24-team field with 297 points.

In the senior girls’ race, Seymour’s Ashton Chase placed first overall in 19-minutes, 48.6-seconds. Brownstown’s Kaelyn Johnson finished sixth in 22:29.9 while teammate Shauna Drake was ninth in 23:22.8. Brett Kleber was 15th in 23:59 for SHS.

Seymour’s Makenna Sunbury was fourth in the junior race in 21:31.4 and Grace Rennekamp was fifth in 21:55.1.

No Jackson County girls’ runners finished top-15 in the sophomore competition.

The freshman race saw Crothersville’s Kaylyn Holman win in 19:55.5. Seymour’s Lillian Sunbury was sixth in 21:53 and Samantha Jacobi finished 13th in 23:19.1.

On the boys’ side, Jasper was first with 139 points and Seymour was runner-up at 172. Brownstown was 11th of the 30 teams with 377 points.

Crothersville’s Lane Wienhorst was 12th in the senior race in 19:06.1.

Luke Plummer finished second in 17:45.1 for Seymour in the boys junior race.

Brandon Kleber was third in the sophomore race in 18:07 for SHS and Crothersville’s David Rose finished sixth in 18:33.4 and Brownstown’s Nathan Koch was 11th in 19:23.9.

In the freshman race, the Owls’ Michael proffer was seventh in 18:44.9.


Owls finish second in tourney

FRANKLIN — Seymour went 3-1 at the Franklin Invitational on Saturday to finish as the runners-up.

The Owls defeated Decatur Ccentral 25-12, 25-8, Batesville 25-13, 25-15 and Franklin Central 25-23, 25-18 before facing the host school in the finals.

In the championship match, the Owls fell to Franklin Community 25-10, 25-20.

Seymour (16-10) will play at Silver Creek on Tuesday.

Braves get runner-up in invite

NEW ALBANY — Brownstown Central finished 3-1, for second place, at the New Albany Invitational on Saturday.

The Braves beat Jeffersonville 25-15, 25-12, Columbus North 25-27, 25-14, 15-9 and New Albany 25-17, 25-19.

In the finals, the Braves lost to Castle 27-25, 25-14.

Brownstown (20-3) will host Austin on Thursday for a Mid-Southern Conference match.


Owls fall to Trojans

GREENWOOD — Class 3A No. 3 Center Grove overpowered Seymour 7-1 on Saturday.

The lone gone for SHS came from Tyler Penegar.

The Owls (8-3) will play at Jennings County on Tuesday on the back end of a girls-boys varsity doubleheader .

Cougars split games

SCOTTSBURG —  Trinity Lutheran went 1-1 at the Scottsburg Invitational on Saturday.

After a 4-0 loss to Charlestown, the Cougars defeated Henryville 3-0.

Trent Shoemaker, Kash Siefker and Micah Baumgartel all had goals for Trinity. Ricky Castro recorded an assist and Brayden Stockelman had five saves. Stockelman had 10 saves in the loss to CHS.

Charlestown, who also beat Trinity on Thursday, won the tournament by beating Sccottsburg in the finals in overtime.

Trinity (3-8) will host its annual ‘Cougar Cup’ this weekend.


Owls blast Lions

SALEM — Seymour bested Salem 8-0 on Saturday morning.

Bailey Lykins had two goals for the Owls while Elizabeth Lenart, Alyssa Perry, Eliza Cash, Lillie Wessel, Belen Garcia and Kendrick Sterling each had one.

Ellie Corrn, Lenart, Lykins and Perry all had assists.

Kate Snook didn’t have a save, but recorded the shutout in goal. Ellen Zabor had three saves for the Owls.

Seymour (8-3-2) will play the first game of a boys-girls doubleheader at Jennings County on Tuesday.


Braves take third at invite

SCOTTSBURG — Brownstown Central placed third of five teams at the Scottsburg Invitational on Saturday.

Scottsburg won with 46 points. Franklin Community (40), Brownstown, Austin (26) and Henryville (19) followed.

Clarksville, Madison and Southwestern didn’t field full teams.

In singles play for BCHS, Ethan Carlin was third overall at No. 1, Ethan Wischmeier finished second at No. 2 and Adam Pottschmidt was third at No. 3.

The No. 1 doubles team of Gunnar Zickler and Jackson Lahrman were runners-up and Max McClure and Reece Carlin were third at No. 2 doubles.