Local sports roundup

The Seymour volleyball team won a five-set thriller over Silver Creek on Tuesday at home.

The Owls trailed 1-0, then 2-1, but still managed to win the match 17-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-15, 15-12.

Olivia Fish led the way in hitting with 28 kills, followed by Cali Cummings with 15 and Journee Brown with four. The Owls had 54 kills as a team.

As a team Seymour had seven aces, led by Breanna Lawrence with four, while Fish and Addi Lemon each had one. Lemon had 46 assists, and Fish and Paige Lawrence each had 13 digs.

Seymour’s JV team also needed every set to top Silver Creek, winning 12-25, 25-19, 15-7, and the freshmen team also won in three sets, 23-25, 25-18, 15-12.

As awesome as the volleyball was on the court, the two teams also helped raise over $1,000 for the refugee children at Atterbury. The two programs come together every season to support a good cause.

With the win, Seymour is now 21-4 on the season and will play at New Albany on Thursday starting at 5:30 p.m.


Seymour sweeps Dragon Invite

The Seymour boys cross-country team got its first team win of the season Tuesday at the Dragon Invitational in Silver Creek.

The Owls won the meet with a team score of 54. Borden was the next closest at 75.

Jude Bane placed second overall in the boys race with a time of 17:01. Michael Proffer followed him up in 8th place with a time of 17:52. Ty Tormoehlen was 12th (18:17), Wes Proffer was 13th (18:18), Sam Rockey 19th (18:27), Carter Murphy 43rd (20:30), Carter Morris 45th (20:34), Tristan Dowell 47th (20:43), Lucas Jablonski 51st (20:47), Rolando Baltazar 73rd (22:29), Jeremiah Myers 81st (23:07), Devan Snow 87th (23:51), Landon Bowman 95th (25:58) and Harrison Wetzel 99th (29:05).

The Seymour girls team also won as a team, finishing with a score of 43.

Vivienne Siefker led the Owls with a first-place finish in 19:43. Kinsley Folsom and Hayley Harpe went 5-6 with times of 20:47 and 20:50, respectively. Samantha Jacobi was 12th (22:13), Audrey Newkirk 19th (22:39), Grace Lewis 29th (23:44), Ava Sunbury 31st (23:54), Yui Sayama 51st (26:37), Savannah Stoffregen 54th (26:43) and Emma Braman 56th (26:50).

Seymour will be in the Shelbyville Invite on Saturday at 8:30 a.m.