Local sports roundup – May 20



Braves beat Cubs, Panthers


Brownstown Central moved to 18-6 on its 2019 season with a 7-1 win over Madison and 9-3 victory against Jennings County Saturday.

The Braves (18-6) never trailed in either game, and collected 18 hits on the afternoon.

Seth Borden totaled four hits and Isaiah Wineinger had three hits while batting in six runners to lead the Braves. 

Eli Brown beat the Cubs on the mound and Issac Horton pitched the winner over the Panthers.

The Braves will complete a Mid-Southern Conference game with Corydon Central tonight before facing Trinity Lutheran.

Owls split games


Seymour beat Richmond 12-11, but fell to New Haven 13-9, in Richmond Invitational play Saturday.

The Owls had six errors in the loss, but had 10 hits.

In the win over the Red Devils, SHS trailed 11-10 before adding a pair of runs in the final frame to clinch the win.

The Owls totaled 16 hits against the Red Devils, led by four from Matthew Moore, three by Brayden Wilson and two by Devin Hill, Takumi Nishiwaki and Braden Christopher each.

Christopher earned the win on the mound, pitching four innings.

The Owls (13-10) play at Eastern (Pekin) tonight.

Bulldogs beat Tigers


Orleans built a 4-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back in a 15-3 win over Crothersville Saturday.

The Tigers (1-16) were outhit 15-8 in the game. Zerik Hunt and Logan Brewer each had two hits for the Tigers.

Briar Robinson pitched five innings in the loss.

Crothersville will play Orleans again Wednesday in the semifinals of Sectional 61, hosted by West Washington.


Trinity tops Mustangs

Trinity Lutheran finished its regular season schedule with a 9-0 win over New Washington Saturday.

Freshman Kamzi Gross pitched the shutout, recording nine strikeouts, one walk and three hits. Gross also had three hits — including a home run — and four RBI for the Cougars.

Genesis Munoz also had three for Trinity while Savannah Harweger, Jaryn Holtscalw and Sidney Hoene each recorded two. Bailey Reynolds’ lone hit on  was a homer for the Cougars.

Trinity (9-9) will play the Sectional 61 hosts, West Washington, tonight at 6:30 p.m. If Trinity wins, it will play for the sectional championship tomorrow.

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