Local sports roundup – May 9


Local wrap


Owls lose in HHC tournament semis


New Albany edged Seymour 3-2 in the semifinals of the Hoosier Hills Conference tournament Wednesday.

The Owls’ Sandra Cerino won 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 at No. 1 singles against Abigail Scott and Kirby Hill took No. 3 singles 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 over Ruby Quinn.

Layne Burke topped Peyton Levine 6-1, 7-6 (3) at No. 2 singles for the Bulldogs.

The Owls’ Avery Ragon and Madalyn Baurle lost a tough 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 match to the Bulldogs’ Adrienne Duke and Madison Inlow at No. 2 doubles and Kristina Griffin and Mallory Moore fell 6-0, 7-5 at No. 1 doubles to Mahnoor Qureshi and Londyn Tyler.

The Owls (10-5) will play for third place at the loser of Floyd Central/Jeffersonville Friday.

Braves slip past Musketeers 3-2


Brownstown Central completed its Mid-Southern Conference schedule with a 3-2 win over Eastern (Pekin) Tuesday.

The Braves took both doubles positions, as Carly Brown and Rachel Adkins topped Emily Smith and Mkyenzee Graham 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 and Abbie Reynolds and Hannah Hackman beat Cheyanne Huizar and Isabel COx 6-3, 6-4 at No. 2.

Olivia Hackman was the only singles winner for the Braves, beating Kaleigh Earnhart 6-3, 6-3 at No. 1.

The Musketeers’ Jenna Chastain bested Maggie Hogan 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 singles and Dylan Whitfield downed Riley Roberts 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3.

The Braves (8-6, 6-3 MSC) will play in a tournament at Pekin Saturday.


Owls drop Hoosier Hills Conference game


Seymour will play for seventh place in the Hoosier Hills Conference for a second straight year.

The Owls (10-8) fell to Jennings County 4-3 in HHC tournament consolation play Wednesday.

After three scoreless innings, the Panthers took a 2-1 lead in the fourth inning. While the Owls pushed a pair of runs across home plate in the top of the fifth frame, the Panthers answered with two more runs in the bottom of the inning to retake the lead.

Both teams finished with three hits on the afternoon.

Braden Christopher went the distance on the mound for the Owls, finishing with 10 strikeouts, two walks and two earned runs in six innings of work.

SHS will play at Madison Friday in its final HHC game. Columbus East beat the Cubs 7-0 Wednesday.

Cougars baseball team falls to Lions


Trinity Lutheran couldn’t generate enough offense in a 3-1 loss at Salem Tuesday.

The Cougars had just three hits in the game, but were able to push a run across in the fifth inning.

Lawson Woods pitched six innings in the loss.

The Cougars (7-8) host Greenwood Christian Academy.

Lancers run-rule Tigers in five innings


Edinburgh defeated Crothersville 17-0 in five innings Tuesday.

The Lancers led 5-0 after one inning before adding two runs in the second, four in the third, and six in the fourth.

CHS was outhit 19-4 in the game, as Jacob James took the loss for the Tigers on the mound.

The Tigers (1-11) go to Cannelton Saturday.


Trinity Lutheran wins home meet

Trinity Lutheran’s girls scored 68 points and the boys had 55, as both teams beat Christian Academy, West Washington, and Providence Tuesday in a four-way meet Tuesday.

In the girls’ competition Sydney Jaynes won both the shot put (30 feet, 7 1/2 inches) and discus (90-11).

Paige Lawrence was first in the high jump (4-0) and Maddie Bell won the 100 hurdles (18.6).

Ruthie Binghman had the fastest time int he 400 (1:11), Kaelyn Miller won the 800 (3:11), and Emma Goecker was first in the 3,200 (15:23).

On the boys’ side, A.J. Goecker was first in the 800 (2:08) and Josh Rowe (112-4) and Michael Claycamp (38-5 1/2) won the discus and shot put.

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