Local sports roundup – September 11

Braves stay put, Owls getting votes in latest AP poll

Brownstown Central remains at No. 7 in Class 3A in the latest AP Indiana High School Football poll. Fresh off their first 3-0 start in 18 years, Seymour is starting to gain traction in Class 5A. 

The No. 1 teams in each are: Avon (6A), New Palestine (5A), Mooresville (4A), Indianapolis Chatard (3A), Evansville Mater Dei (2A) and Indianapolis Lutheran (A). 

Boys Tennis

Owls soar by New Albany

Seymour swept Hoosier Hills Conference rival New Albany Tuesday night but it was tougher than the overall score suggests. 

No. 1 singles player Vincent Camboulas won his match 6-3, 7-5 while Isaac Hardin won his match 6-4, 6-3. Will Rinehart had probably the easiest match of the three singles players, winning his 6-4, 6-1. 

At No. 1 doubles, Trey Hohenstreiter and Andrew Levine won 6-2, 6-4. At two doubles, Brandon Handloser and Eli Meyer won 7-5, 6-1. 

Braves get back to winning

The Brownstown Central boys tennis team shook off Monday’s defeat to Silver Creek, came right back to work on Tuesday and swept Corydon Central.

No. 1 singles player Ethan Isaacs wasted little time on the court, winning his match 6-2, 6-1. Ethan Davis had a tougher go at it but won his match at No. 2 singles, 7-5, 6-3. Kelian East rounded out the singles play with a 6-0, 6-2 at three singles.

Both doubles teams had similar scores on Tuesday night. The top tandem of Reece Carlin and Griffin Stidam as well as the No. 2 team of Cole Shasteen and Trent Luedeman won 6-2, 6-1. 

Cougars fall to South Central

The Cougars fell, 5-0, to South Central on Tuesday night but didn’t give in without a fight. 

Noah Voelker battled hard at No. 2 singles, forcing a third-set tiebreaker, but fell 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 9-11. The No. doubles team of Jack VonDielingen and Cameron Gruenwald fell 1-6, 5-7 while the No. 2 team of Luke Pollert and Nathan Voelker lost 1-6, 3-6. At No. 1 singles, Jace Crockett fell 1-6, 1-6 and Ryan Kleman lost 1-6, 0-6 at No. 3 singles. 


Seymour sweeps Christian Academy 

The Owls kept right on winning Tuesday night, sweeping the CAI Warriors 25-15, 25-17, 25-14.

Freshman Olvia Fish led the Owls in both serving and hitting with two aces on a perfect 16-for-16 serving and was 39 of 45 on hitting attempts with 17 kills. She also had a team-best 19 digs. Chloe Criswell also added two aces, 10 kills and had 15 assits. Cali Cummings had five kills and Sophia Stahl also had two aces. 

Hayley Harpe led the Owls in assists with 31. 

Tigers down Austin in five

Crothersville picked up another win Tuesday night over Austin in five sets, 25-22, 25-14, 23-25, 14-25, 15-12.

Serving played a big role for the Tigers with Bekah Cook leading the way. She went 21 of 23 on serves with an ace while Lexie James was 20-for-20 with an ace. Makayla Helt also went a perfect 19-for-19 and an ace. Cook also had four kills on 53 of 56 hitting. 

New Albany bests Brownstown Central

The Braves’ girls golf team made the trek to Valley View Golf Course, fought hard but couldn’t come away with a win over the Bulldogs.

New Albany bested the Braves 197-225 with the Bulldogs’ Kennedy Lee coming away with medalist honors.

For the Braves, they were led by Ashley Schraer’s 55 and were followed by Lexie Satterthwaite’s 56. Ashlynn Fox and Payton Ault each carded a 57 while Hannah Hackman added a 58. 

Cara Baker shot a 60 and Kelsey Ault and Liv Hackman rounded out the Brave scoring with 61s.