Local sports roundup – May 7



Owls win HHC opener

Seymour didn’t drop a set in its first Hoosier Hills Conference Tournament match of 2019.

The Owls posted a 5-0 win over Madison on Monday, setting up a semifinals match with New Albany. The Bulldogs, which will host the Owls Wednesday, defeated Columbus East 3-2 last night.

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In singles play for SHS, Sandra Cerino topped Kourtney Newkam 6-3, 6-2 at No. 1, Peyton Levine won No. 2 6-3, 6-3 over Wiley Gross, and Kirby Hill beat Emma Lostutter 6-0, 6-2 for No. 3.

The Owls’ No. 1 doubles team of Kristina Grififn and Mallory Moore bested Olivia Kelley and Renee Walker 6-1, 6-1, and Avery Ragon and Madalyn Barule defeated Ana Reiff and Grace Brautigam 6-4, 6-1 for the No. 2 spot.

Seymour’s most recent, and only, HHC Championship was in 2015. The Owls don’t have the Bulldogs on its regular season schedule.

Cougars edge Hornets

Lauren Fleetwood and Cassidy Burnside pulled out a three-setter at No. 1 doubles to help Trinity Lutheran beat Henryville 3-2 Monday.

The Cougars dropped the first set 7-5 before taking the next two 6-3, 6-4 over the Hornets.

Abby Schult won 7-5, 6-3 at No. 1 singles and Sarah Lemming swept her opponent 6-0, 6-0 for the Cougars at No 2.

Trinity’s No. 2 doubles team of Katelyn Mensendiek and Flossie Cooper fell 7-5, 6-0 and Regan Cain lost 6-3, 7-5 at No. 3 singles.

The Cougars (5-9) go to Salem tonight.


Cougars top Warriors


Trinity Lutheran sophomore Tyler Goecker pitched a complete game shutout in a 10-0 victory over Christian Academy of Indiana Monday.

Goecker finished with nine strikeouts while giving up three hits and two walks in seven innings on the mound.

The Cougars (7-7) scored runs in each the second and third inning before adding three in the fifth, two in the sixth and three in the seventh.

Trinity collected 11 hits in the game, with Goecker, Jack Marksberry and Josh Rowe each totaling two.

The Cougars travel to Salem tonight.

Braves blow by Eagles


Brownstown Central brought a 6-0 lead into Monday’s Mid-Southern Conference game with Austin, and didn’t give it up.

In a rescheduled game, the Braves (12-4, 4-2 MSC) beat the Eagles 11-2

The Braves and Eagles started the game on April 18, but were rained out in the second inning during.

Austin cut the deficit to 6-2 in the third inning with a pair of runs, but wouldn’t score again in the game.

The Eagles outhit the Braves 7-6, but had three errors.

Seth Borden led the Braves with two hits, including a home run, and as many RBIs.

Matthew Bell pitched all seven inning, recording eight strikeouts, seven hits, two walks and two earned runs.

Brownstown Central goes to Mitchell tonight.


Big inning pushes Braves past Bull Dogs


Brownstown Central scored all of its runs in the fourth inning in a 4-1 win over Columbus North Monday.

After loading the bases on a single, walk, and error, Maddison Brittain cleared the bases with a double to put the Braves ahead 3-1. Zoe Stuckwisch, who courtesy ran for Brittain, later scored on a passed ball to give the Braves its final run of the game.

The Braves were outhit 9-8 in the game, and both teams had three errors.

Brittain earned the win the circle, striking out two while walking one and giving up an earned run.

North’s lone run was scored in the third inning.

The Braves (10-7) host Silver Creek tonight for a Mid-Southern Conference game.6

Warriors too much for Cougars

Scottsburg scored four runs in the fifth inningm and three in the sixthm to open up a close game for a 10-3 win over Trinity Lutheran Monday.

The Warriors led 3-2 at the end of the first frame before the Cougars tied it in the fourth with a score.

Savannah Harweger led the Cougars with three hits and Bailey Reynolds hit a home run for Trinity, which was outhit 10-6.

Kamzi Gross took the loss for the Cougars, finishing with eight strikeouts, three walks and five earned runs.

Trinity (5-7) had four errors in the game.

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