Local sports roundup – April 17


Cougars fall to Pirates

Charlestown built a 6-0 lead through two innings and never looked back in a 12-2, six-inning run rule win at Trinity Lutheran Tuesday.

The Cougars (6-5) scored both of its runs in the third inning, as Jack Marksberry hit an RBI single to score Tyler Goecker and Noah Voelker had a sacrifice fly to push Trent Shoemaker across home plate.

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The Pirates added two runs in the fourth inning and four in the sixth to end the game early.

The Cougars were outhit 11-4 in the game and finished with eight errors.

Voelker took the loss on the mound, striking out two, walking one, and giving up seven earned runs.

Trinity will play at Brownstown Central Saturday.

Tigers fall to Warriors


Christian Academy led 3-0 after one inning and didn’t give up a run the rest of the game in a 16-0, five-inning win at Crothersville Tuesday.

The Tigers were outhit 16-4 in the contest. Logan Brewer led CHS with two hits.

On the mound, Brewer took the loss, working 4.2 inning.

Crothersville (0-7) hosts Scottsburg Friday.


Owls bounce back after first loss


Seymour stayed undefeated in Hoosier Hills Conference play by posting a 7-0 win over New Albany Tuesday.

The Owls (9-1, 3-0 HHC) scored two in each the first, second, and sixth innings.

Alyssa Perry and Carlee Robinson each had four hits in the game and Rachel Kaufman collected three. Robinson led the Owls with three RBI.

The Owls outhit the Bulldogs 15-3.

Kaufman was the winning pitcher, recording 10 strike outs and no walks while getting the shutout.

Seymour will host Columbus East for another conference game Thursday.


Tigers win tri-meet


Crothersville’s track and field teams picked up wins over Rock Creek Academy and West Washington Monday.

In the boys’ competition, the Tigers scored 70 points, Rock Creek had 44 and West Washington scored 29.

David Rose won the 1,600 (5 minutes, 10 seconds) and 3,200 (11:30) for the Tigers. Zerik Hunt took the 400 in 60 seconds, Lane Winehorst had the best chem in the 800 (2:16) and Dillon Maschino came out on top int he 200 (23.17).

The CHS girls had 73 points while Rock Creek (56) was second and West Washington (18) finished third.

Kaelyn Holman was a triple winner for the Tigers, taking first in the 1,600 (5:49), 800 (2:25), and 3,200 (13:16).

Kennadi Lakins was the other individual winner for the Tigers, hitting 13 feet, 8 inches, to win the long jump.

The Tigers won all six relay events on the evening.


Owls sweep Golden Bears

Seymour defeated Shelbyville 5-0 Monday in a non-conference match.

Sandra Cernio defeated Alexandra Watson 7-5, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Peyton Levin topped Grace Commes 6-2, 2-6, 6-0 at No. 2 and Kirby Hill beat Adeline Hacker 6-3, 7-5 at No. 3.

The Owls No. 1 doubles team of Kristina Griffin and Mallory Moore topped Gabrielle Knox and Addison Mummert 6-3, 6-4 while Avery Ragon and Madalyn Baurle defeated Lilyann Gulley 6-2, 6-4.

Seymour (5-4) hosts Brownstown Central Thursday.