Braves drop MSC game
Brownstown Central was outhit 12-4 in an 11-4 Mid-Southern Conference loss at Salem Monday.
The Braves trailed 3-1 after two inning and 6-4 at the conclusion of four. The Lions added five runs in the fifth before hanging on for the win.
Eli Brown was the losing pitcher, finishing with two strikeouts, seven hits, one walk and five runs (four earned) in three innings.
Clayton Barger led the Braves with two hits and RBIs.
The Braves (7-4, 1-2 MSC) will host Austin Thursday.
Cougars edge Hornets
Trinity Lutheran defeated Henryville 6-5 Monday on the road.
The Cougars (6-4) scored four runs in the second inning and one in the third to lead 5-3 early in the game.
Trinity added a run in the fifth before the Hornets answered with a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh. However, the Hornets weren’t able to complete the comeback.
Trent Shoemaker led the Cougars with four hits, including a double and triple. Hunter Morgan had two hits, which were a home run and double. Morgan also had three RBI.
Jack Marksberry got the win on the mound, tossing 6.2 innings. He finished with seven strikeouts, seven hits, four walks and five runs. Noah Voelker was able to keep the Hornets at bay, earning the save on the mount with the final out.
Trinity Lutheran hosts Charlestown tonight.
Tigers drop SAC game to Rebels
Crothersville gave up 12 runs in the second inning in a 24-1, five-inning Southern Athletic Conference loss to South Central Monday.
The Tigers (0-6, 0-2 SAC) were outhit 19-1 in the game. Carson Farmer had the lone hit for CHS.
Briar Robinson took the loss on the mound, working 2.1 innings.
Braves beat Eagles
Brownstown Central swept the singles positions in a 4-1 win over Brown County Monday.
Olivia Hackman won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 singles against Baelyn Koester, Maggie Hogan took No. 2 6-1, 6-4 over Meg Smith, and Riley Roberts outlasted Olivia Baughman 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the No. 3 slot.
The No. 2 doubles duo of Abbie Reynolds and Hannah Hackman picked up a 6-2, 6-4 victory while the No. 1 tandem of Rachel Adkins and Carly Brown lost 6-3, 6-4.
The Braves (4-2) travel to Trinity Lutheran tonight.
Twisters blank Cougars
Trinity Lutheran didn’t take a set in a 5-0 loss to Oldenburg Academy Monday.
Abby Schult fell 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Sarah Lemming lost 6-2, 7-5 at No. 2, and Regan Cain came up short 6-2, 6-0 at No. 3.
The No. 1 doubles team of Lauren Fleetwood and Cassidy Burnside lost 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles and Katelyn Mensendiek and Bekah Brown fell 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2.
Trinity (2-5) will host Brownstown Central tonight.
Eagles fly past Braves
Brown County topped Brownstown Central 182-223 Monday in a dual match at Salt Creek Golf Retreat.
Parker VanNess led the Eagles with a 2-over-par 38.
Lucas VonDielingen carded a 47 to lead the Braves. Caden Clodfelder and Colton Hallow each scored 56s and Liam Kreis and Cooper Wolka both shot 64s for the Braves.
The Braves will host Seymour at Hickory Hills Golf Club Friday.
Cougars win by forfeit
Trinity Lutheran scored 182 strokes in a dual match with Henryville Monday at Shadowood Golf Course.
The Hornets did not field a full team for the match.
Jacob Keith and Jacob Sabotin shared medalist honors by shooting 6-over-par 44s.
Mark Shoemaker shot 45, Kade Hill scored 49 and Ryland Nierman totaled 50 to complete the Cougars’ varsity five.
Trinity Lutheran will compete at the Clarksville Invitational Saturday at Wooded View Golf Course.