By Dylan Wallace
The Seymour volleyball team opened its 2021 season with a sweep of Jeffersonville on the road.
The Owls defeated the Red Devils 25-14, 25-19, 25-12. Olivia Fish led the way in hitting with a stat line of 28-29-13. Cali Cummings was 11-13-7 and Journee Brown was 8-8-5.
Addi Lemon led the team with 20 assists and Paige Lawrence led the team with 13 digs.
Seymour’s JV team won 25-9, 25-14 and its freshmen team won 25-7, 25-9.
The Owls will be back in action on Tuesday at Columbus North, with freshmen and JV starting at 5:30 p.m. and varsity begins at 7 p.m.
Crothersville opens at Invite
The Tigers played four matches on Saturday to begin its 2021 season.
Crothersville opened against Scottsburg and lost 25-8, 25-9. Pearl Shirley was 8-11 with 2 kills and Haley Williams was 6-6 with 1 kill.
The next match against Borden was a nail-biter, but the Tigers came up short, losing 20-25, 25-9, 15-17. Kennadi Lakens was 17-23 with 3 kills and Shirley was 9-12 with 4 kills. Ealyna Ord and Shirley each had 3 aces, and Makenna Newsberry had 14 assists.
Crothersville went on to drop its final two matches to Mitchell 25-9, 25-9, and to Switzerland County 25-10, 25-22.
The Tigers will be back in action tonight at Columbus Christian starting at 6 p.m.
Seymour draws with Jasper
No goals were scored on either side as the Seymour boys soccer team tied with Jasper on the road on Saturday to open its 2021 season.
The Owls had four shots on the day with Donovyn Thomas having two, and Kevin Cervantes and Oliver Kardos each having one.
Jasper had nine shots, causing a busy day for Seymour goalie Will Smith, who had six saves on the day.
Seymour’s JV’s squad also tied with Jasper 0-0.
Seymour will have its home-opener tomorrow against East Central starting at 6 p.m.
Crothersville competes at Borden
Crothersville cross-country opened up its season on Saturday at the Borden Invitational.
It was a good day for Ella Plasse, who ran a personal record time of 22:29 to finish seventh place overall in the girls race.
In the boys race, Dirk Crater was 41st with a time of 22:11, and Andrew Stainbrook was 55th with a time of 27:20.
The Tigers will be back in action on Wednesday for a Hokum-Karem with Corydon Central at 6 p.m.
Brownstown places fourth at Madison Invite
The Brownstown girls golf team placed fourth place at the Madison Invite with a team score of 419. The Braves placed behind Floyd Central (322), Madison (396) and Jennings County (399).
Lexie Satterthwaite led the team with 95, Payton Ault had a 104, Kelsey Ault 109, Hannah Hackman 111 and Emma Hughbanks 117.
The Braves will be back in action today against Eastern at 5 p.m.