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Track and field

Brownstown girls win meet as boys place second

The Brownstown girls track and field team had an impressive performance Tuesday night, placing first as a team with 69 points over Crothersville (46) and Austin (39).

Camryn Thompson won the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles; Avery Koch won the shot put and discus; Abby Bennett won the 100 and 200-meter dash; Jazz Yeadon won the 400-meter dash; and Kait McCormick won the pole vault. The 4×1 team of Yeadon, Jocelyn Love, Bennett and Thompson took the victory, as did the 4×4 team of Thompson, McCormick, Love and Yeadon.

As for the Brownstown boys, they scored 74 points on the night and just fell short of Austin, which won the meet with 88 points.

Thad Goecker won the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles, Dustyn Kocsis won the discus and Jayden Steinkamp won the long jump. The 4×1 team of Caleb Cummings, Lane Zike, Brady Blann and Steinkamp also were victorious on the night.


Owls win opener

Seymour’s tennis team opened its season Tuesday with a 5-0 win at Jeffersonville.

“This is a big conference win against a very competitive Jeff team,” coach Sharon Wood said.

Winning singles matches for the Owls were Brooke Schafstall 7-5, 0-6, 10-6 at No. 1, Sandy Cerino 6-2, 6-3 at No. 2 and Valeria Ramirez 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3.

“In her first varsity match, Brooke dug herself out of a hole when she was down 1-4 and wheeled to a 7-5 win,” Wood said.

Mallory Moore and Avery Ragon won 6-4, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles, and Madalyn Baurle and Elise Hartung won 6-4, 6-3 at No. 2 doubles.

“Both doubles matches were very tight and fast-paced matches,” Wood said.

“I am proud of our team effort tonight,” she said. “Our team did a good job of moving the ball and finding the right time to be aggressive.”

The Owls will host Columbus North today.


Brownstown tops Columbus East

The Braves collected nine hits Tuesday to defeat Columbus East 8-2.

Kelsey Schneider led the team in hits after going 3 for 4 from the plate. The Braves really put the game away in the sixth inning when they drove in three runs. Alli Reynolds, Rehgen Stuckwisch and Zoe Stuckwisch all knocked in runs in the inning.

Rylin Huddleston got the win on the mound for the Braves. She allowed seven hits and two runs over five innings, striking out two. Rylee May threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.