Local sports roundup – April 29



Owls go 1-1 in home doubleheader

Seymour split a doubleheader against Austin on Saturday at American Legion Field.

The Eagles won the opener 4-0, as the host Owls were held to three singles.

The Owls won the second game 15-5 win in five innings.

Devin Hill hit a two-run homer in the first inning to tie the game at 2.

After the Eagles took a 4-2 lead in the top of the third, the Owls bounced back with seven runs. Three players walked with the bases loaded, as the Austin pitchers walked six and hit a batter and the team had an error in the inning. Ezra Barr had a two-run single for the big hit in the inning.

In the bottom of the fifth, two batters reached base before Jack Roberts ended it with a three-run homer over the fence in left field for his seventh home run of the season.

Roberts had two hits, including the home run, four RBI and scored three runs, while Hill had two hits, including a home run, two RBI, and four runs.

Barr, Jayden Brown and Brayden Wilson each had two RBI.

Brown struck out 11 in the opener, while Braden Christopher struck out six, walked one and allowed six hits in picking up the win in the second game.

The Owls (7-6) will travel to Borden on Tuesday.

Braves post second shutout of Moore


Isaiah Wineinger and Isaac Horton pitched solid and the offense was strong in Brownstown Central’s 11-0 six-inning win at Moore on Saturday.

Wineinger got the start on the mound, tossing a one-hitter and striking out five in five innings. Horton pitched the sixth inning, allowing two hits and striking out two.

Seth Borden led the Braves’ offense with three hits, including a triple and a double, and four RBI. Wineinger had a triple, a single and two RBI, and Jake Pauley had a double and a single. The team finished with 11 hits to Moore’s three.

Brownstown led 6-0 through four innings before scoring five runs in the top of the sixth for their second shutout over Moore this season.

The Braves (10-4) will host Clarksville today for a Mid-Southern Conference game.


Blackhawks score walkoff win against Cougars


With the game tied at 3, Springs Valley pitcher Emily Weisensteiner hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning for a 5-3 walkoff win against Trinity Lutheran on Saturday.

Weisensteiner had a stellar game with a double and a game-high three RBI and claiming the win in the circle, striking out eight, walking two and giving up six hits.

Jaryn Holtsclaw had a double and a single and Genesis Munoz had a pair of singles to lead Trinity.

Kamzi Gross took the loss, striking out four, walking three and allowing nine hits and five runs.

The Cougars (5-5) play at Salem on Tuesday.

Dragons shut out Owls


Host New Palestine scored twice in the second inning and added runs in the fifth and sixth innings in shutting out Seymour 4-0 on Saturday.

The Class 3A No. 2 Dragons outhit the Owls 8-4.

Camryn Sterling had a double for Seymour, while Sydney Stewart, Rachel Kaufman and Kate Snook each had a single.

Kaufman took the loss despite striking out 10 batters.

The Owls (11-2) host Salem today for a varsity-only game.


Cougars finish runner-up in rain-shortened tourney


Competing in the Southern Indiana Tennis Conference Tournament on Saturday, Trinity Lutheran edged host Shawe Memorial 3-2 to advance to the championship.

At the time of being called by rain, Southwestern (Hanover) was up by a set in three of the matches, so the Rebels were declared the winner and Trinity was runner-up.

Against Shawe, Trinity’s points came from Sarah Lemming 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 singles, Regan Cain 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles and Katelyn Mensendiek and Bekah Brown 7-5, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles. The No. 1 doubles team of Lauren Fleetwood and Cassidy Burnside lost the first 6-3 before winning 6-4, but they lost a super tiebreaker 10-8.

The Cougars (3-8) travel to Edinburgh today.


Owls, Braves play at Otis Park tournament


Two Jackson County teams were among the 16 in Saturday’s Bedford North Lawrence Invitational at Otis Park Golf Course.

Seymour shot 383 to finish 11th, and Brownstown shot 449 for 14th place.

Bloomington North edged host Bedford North Lawrence 315-320 to win the tournament.

BNL’s Ethan Stanley and Bloomington North’s Jace Day each finished with an even-par 72, and then Stanley was named medalist after a three-hole playoff.

Seymour was led by Tom Hoffmeier’s 91, followed by Owen Marshall with 94, Ethan Dippold with 96 and Conner Hinton with 102.

Lucas VonDielingen was the only Brownstown player to break 100, shooting 98.

Both teams are back in action today with Seymour hosting Columbus East and New Albany and Brownstown hosting Jeffersonville.

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