Cougar volleyball keeps up hot pace


Trinity Lutheran’s volleyball team lifted its record to 7-2 Thursday with a straight-sets victory over Christian Academy 25-12, 25-9, 25-8.

The Cougars got a top all-around effort from multiple players leading up to today’s Barr-Reeve Invitational.

Sydney Jaynes recorded 13 kills and four blocks, while Kennedy Hoffman collected 11 kills. Stella Kleffman accounted for 17 out of 18 serving with three aces, and Elly Carter was 13 out of 14 with three aces.

Bailey Reynolds amassed 30 assists, and Kamzi Gross had eight digs.

"The team also passed well with only one serve reception error," said coach Faith Wilder-Newland.

Trinity boys soccer edged by Hauser

The Cougars lost 2-1 on the Jets’ field Thursday night.

Zephyr Wilson scored Trinity Lutheran’s goal off a corner kick from Andrew Lemming.

Peyton Pollert had 20 saves in goal for the Cougars, who dropped to 1-3.

Seymour volleyball grabs first victory

After a late start to the season due to a coronavirus quarantine, the Seymour volleyball team celebrated its first win of the season 25-12, 25-21, 23-25, 25-22 at Jennings County on Thursday night.

The win evened the Owls’ Hoosier Hills Conference record at 1-1. It also brought their season mark to 1-5 heading into a tournament today at Avon.

Seymour boys soccer fights for tie

Although the Owls have had difficultly piling up goals, Seymour managed a 0-0 tie with Columbus East on Thursday.

The Owls were outshot 10-3 with Will Smith making four saves, leaving the squad’s record at 1-3-2. Seymour’s junior varsity won 3-0 and is now 4-1.

Seymour tennis struggles

The Owls boys tennis team fell 5-0 to Jeffersonville and 4-1 to Bedford North Lawrence this week.

The doubles team of Eli Meyer and Brandon Hubbard scored the one point versus Bedford with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 win.

"Having a tough week in the tennis world," said Seymour coach Sharon Wood.

Brownstown boys record best times

Coach Derrick Koch was pleased by the overall performance of his Braves boys cross-country team Thursday at the North Harrison Invitational with all but one runner recording personal bests for the season on the 5-kilometer course. The team finished ninth out of 15.

No. 1 finisher Nathan Koch was 15th in 18 minutes, 6 seconds, though that was not his swiftest time.

The other Brownstown runners were Cameron Day, 20:08; Andrew Wheeles, 20:16; Traven Wellman, 20:18; Waylon Lutes, 20:26; Bradley Edwards, 21:14; and Dylan Wischmeier, 22:28. There were 120 finishers in the boys race.

"Overall, we ran our best times of the year," Koch said. "Everyone but one ran their best of the year. I was very pleased with the effort."

On the girls side, the Braves placed last among 16 teams. Jazzlynn Yeadon’s 25:13 gave her 51st out of 112 finishers.

She was followed by Tori Lokey, 30:02; Karcyn Trueblood, 30:05; Camryn Thompson, 31:43; and Brooklyn Isaacs, 38:47.

Brownstown volleyball tops New Albany

Big hitting and accurate serving paid off for the Brownstown Central volleyball team Thursday in a 25-22, 25-21, 25-22 victory over New Albany on the road.

Jennifer Pence led the way with 12 kills, Kayla Guthrie scored with 11 kills and Kendra McCory produced nine kills. McCory added three aces serving and Erin Singleton had two more.

The Braves improved to 6-4 on the season.

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