Local sports roundup – August 30

Boys Tennis

Braves take care of business against Scottsburg

Brownstown Central picked up a big win against Mid-Southern Conference and sectional rival Scottsburg, 5-0, on Thursday night.

No. 1 singles player, Ethan Isaacs settled into a 6-3, 6-1 win over Ryan Gibson while Kelian East cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles.

The No. 1 doubles pair of Reece Carlin and Griffin Stidam won 6-4, 6-3 while the two doubles tandem of Cole Shasteen and Trent Luedeman won 6-1, 7-5.

No. 2 singles player Ethan Davis had the toughest match of the night with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 win over Cole Atha. 

Girls Soccer

Seymour shuts out Scottsburg

The Owls shut out Scottsburg 4-0 to move to 3-1 on the year and had four different goal scorers Thursday night. 

Lillie Wessel, Haley Westfall, Bailey Lykins and Mia Schrader all found the back of the net for Seymour with Lykins and Westfall also adding an assist each.

Rounding out the assists for Seymour were Kylee Nowling and Jimena Leal. Ellen Zabor recorded her first shutout of the year with three saves. 

Trinity wins 1-0 over Franklin

The Cougars made the trip up Interstate 65 and came away with a big 1-0 win over Class 3A Franklin. 

Boys Soccer

Owls drop home game against Bloomington North

Seymour opened their first of a three-game homestand with a tough 3-0 loss to Bloomington North.

The Owls were out-shot 15-2 but had a bright spot in keeper William Smith, who had seven saves. 


Braves defeat Floyd Central in four

It was the first big test for the Class 3A No. 2 Braves against Floyd Central on Thursday night and they passed with flying colors.

Brownstown Central went on to win in four sets (25-22, 22-25, 25-20, 25-16) over Floyd Central and were, once again, excellent in the process.

Kayla Guthrie was 21-for-23 on serving attempts and dished out five aces as well. It made up for half the team’s aces. Guthrie also had eight kills.

Keeli Darlage led the Braves in the kills department with 12, going 40-for-43 on attempts. Addie Wilkerson had nine kills on 19 of 23 hitting. 

Tigers go down in three to Southwestern 

Crothersville started strong on Thursday night but fell to Southwestern in straight sets (18-25, 8-25, 5-25).

Bekah Cook led the Tigers with a kill and two aces while Kennadi Lakens also added a kill. 

Boys Tennis

Brown County tops Trinity Lutheran

Brown County won four matches in straight sets Wednesday in a 4-1 victory against Trinity Lutheran.

Aaron McCann beat Jace Crockett 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, and Josh Miller downed Jerry Jainey 7-6 (21), 6-1 at No. 2 singles.

Aiden Burt and Nolan Patterson topped Cameron Gruenwald and Jack VonDielinger 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and Noah Cochran and Spencer Blee beat Luke Pollert and Nathan Voelker 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.

Trinity’s win came at No. 3 singles, where Noah Voelker topped Reid Davis 6-2, 6-2.

Seymour volleyball parent club sponsoring dinner

On Sept. 3 and 5, the Seymour volleyball parent club is sponsoring a pulled pork dinner in the Seymour High School commons area. Serving will starting at 5 p.m. each day and conclude during the first game of the varsity match. Fifty (50) % of the proceeds will go to the Seymour volleyball parent club with the rest going to "Be The Match, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society." 

The organization is close to many of the Seymour players because Alyssa Cavanaugh, who played with Jessica Lucas, was set to start her European professional volleyball career following college when she received her Leukemia diagnosis. She did find a familial match and continues her fight with the disease to this day. At the Sept. 24 game against Silver Creek, there will be a donor registration, special events, shirts and the presentation of the parent club’s donation to "Be The Match." 

Suggested donations are $5 per ticket. Checks and donations of all amounts should be directed to Seymour volleyball parents club.