By Dylan Wallace | The Tribune
The Trinity Lutheran girls soccer team honored five seniors on Thursday night at home against Brown County: Ella Christopher (manager), Sarah Lemming, Mya Lindroth, Riley Lawles and Kailene Cockerham.
After being honored, the Cougars went out and dominated on the field, winning the match 8-0.
The Cougars took a 3-0 lead into halftime with goals from Emma Myers (1) and Cockerham (2).
Myers and Cockerham were the two goal scorers in the second half as well. Myers added 1 more while Cockerham added 3 more, leaving her one goal shy of a career milestone of 50 goals.
“The team performed well to honor the seniors,” head coach Thom Hayes said. “I was excited to see Kailene have a break out game and get close to that 50 goal number she has worked so hard to achieve. I’m looking forward to seeing this momentum carry into our upcoming games.”
Trinity had 32 total shots on goal in the game compared to Brown County’s 2. Cockerham, Myers and Lemming each had 2 assists.
The Cougars will host Corydon Central this Saturday at 11 am.
Seymour drops match to New Albany
The Seymour girls soccer team conceded early goals in the first and second halves on Thursday and were unable to overcome them at New Albany.
The Owls lost to the Bulldogs 4-0 and had some chances to score but couldn’t capitalize.
The team’s Twitter account tweeted, “Need to get back to work tomorrow to get our selves right again. Challenges and obstacles only make you stronger, and we will grow from this 4-0 loss.”
Seymour will look to bounce back on Saturday at Silver Creek at 10 a.m.
Seymour scores huge conference win
The Seymour boys soccer team has been victim to some late goals by their opponent, but that wasn’t the case Thursday night.
In a big conference match against New Albany, Will Cottrill scored the game-winner on a banger of a shot from the top of the circle with 4:46 left in the game to lift Seymour to a 3-2 victory.
Cottrill also scored the first goal of the game, knocking a shot in after the goalie made a mistake and lost control of the ball near the top of the penalty box. After falling behind 2-1, Gabe Baker scored left-footed on a free ball after a corner kick to tie the game.
The Owls and Bulldogs were even with 11 shots in the game, and Seymour goalie Will Smith had 6 saves.
With the win, Seymour is now 4-2-2 on the season and will play at home on Saturday against Oldenburg Academy at 10:30 a.m.
Trinity sweeps BNL
The Trinity Lutheran volleyball team came away with a 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 win over Bedford North Lawrence on the road Thursday night.
Bailey Tabeling led the Cougars with 13 kills, Carson Bowling had 7 and Ruthie Bingham had 6.
Stella Kleffman had 3 aces and Addison Darlage had 2 aces. Kleffman had 12 digs, Kamzi Gross had 12 and Darlage had 29 assists.
The Cougars are now 12-4 on the season and will play again on Saturday in the Bedford North Lawrence Invite.
Seymour sweeps Scottsburg
The Seymour volleyball swept Scottsburg on the road Thursday night 25-11, 25-14, 25-20.
Olivia Fish led the Owls with 20 kills, Cali Cummings had 10 and Kierstyn Ellis had 2. Paige Lawrence had 4 aces, Fish had 3 and Greer Henry had 1.
Henry had 10 digs and Addi Lemon had 30 assists.
Seymour is 11-4 on the season and will play again on Saturday in the Connersville Invite at 9 a.m.
Seymour competes against two teams
The Seymour girls golf team played against Madison and Jennings County on Thursday, and the Owls went 1-1.
Madison shot 190, Seymour shot 198 and Jennings County shot 221.
Lainey Jackson led the way for the Owls with a score of 41. Liza Stuckwisch and Katie Cottrill each shot a 52 and Phoebe Skidmore shot a 53.
The Owls will be competing again on Monday in the Hoosier Hills Conference tournament at Shadowood.
Brownstown defeats BNL
The Brownstown boys tennis went on the road Thursday and came away with a tight 3-2 victory over Bedford North Lawrence.
The Braves got all three of their wins at singles. Ethan Davis won 6-1, 6-1 at one singles, Smith Hackman won 6-2, 6-0 at three singles and Pierson Wheeler won the deciding match in three sets 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 at two singles.
Bryce Reaser and Connor Gwin lost 6-2, 6-2 at one doubles and Ethan Garland and Grant Elliott lost 6-4, 6-2 at two doubles.
Brownstown is 6-3 on the season and will host Salem today at 4:15 p.m.