Local sports roundup – August 27


In Monday’s article regarding Seymour volleyball’s weekend win over Madison, it was incorrectly stated that Owls senior Chloe Criswell mishit consecutive Madison serves. It was pointed out that another player on the team actually received these serves and not Criswell.

Rain, rain go away

Mother Nature continues to show us that she’s not a fan of high school sports, canceling or postponing several events on Monday. 

Rain canceled Brownstown Central girls golf as well as Trinity Lutheran boys soccer, girls soccer and boys tennis. Brownstown Central boys tennis match against Silver Creek was postponed to a date to be determined.

Cross Country

Owls win girls Scott Hiles Invite

The Seymour girls cross country team six girls in the top 10 to take home the Bedford North Lawrence Scott Hiles Invite on Monday with a team score of 19 and average time of 22 minutes, 12.52 seconds. 

Makenna Sunbury won her second race of the year, coming in with a time of 20:55.61. Following her was Grace Rennekamp in second, Kinsley Folsom in third, Samantha Jacobi in sixth, Lillian Sunbury in seventh, Elizabeth Hougland in 10th and Grace Lewis in 21st.

The Brownstown Central Braves were fourth overall with a team score of 115 and average time of 26:18.25. Jazzlynn Yeadon was 15th with a time of 24:51.32. Following her was Grace Garland in 22nd, Emma Winks in 24th, Kylee Wischmeier in 32nd, Zoe Fountain in 36th, Karcyn Trueblood in 52nd and Aubree VanCoutren in 54th.

For Trinity Lutheran, Saide and Mya Nay finished 27th and 29th, respectively, while Bryanna Bailey was 56th. 

On the boys side, the Owls took second with a team score of 54 and average time of 18:07.60. Luke Plummer led the Owls with a time of 17:30.12 that was good enough for fourth place. Behind him was Ethan Dippold in seventh, Luke Bane in 12th, Spanky Kleber in 17th, Michael Proffer in 22nd, Jude Bane in 26th and Luke Hauersperger in 32nd. 

The Braves were sixth in the boys race with a team score of 175 and average time of 20:15.78. They were led by Nathan Koch’s 18:34.30 that was good enough for 19th. Following him was Mason Kellogg (48th), Clayton Barger (51st), Andrew Wheeles (63rd), Cameron Day (75th), Trey Hackman (78th) and Bradley Edwards (107th). 

The Cougars’ Jordan Peters and Evan Hunt were 136th and 142nd, respectively. 


Tigers swept by West Washington

Crothersville volleyball fought hard but fell to the Senators in straight sets Monday night 25-18, 25-12, 25-20.

Makayla Helt was perfect on her serves for the Tigers, going 11-for-11 with one ace. Lexie James was 10 of 11 on serves with an ace. 

Hitting wise, Rebekah Cook was 18 of 21 with six kills and Kennadi Laken was 10-for-12 with two kills.