Local sports roundup


Braves fall to Charlestown, beat Austin

The Brownstown tennis team went 1-1 over the last two days on the courts.

The Braves beat Austin on Thursday night then fell to Charlestown on Friday.

Brownstown lost 3-2 to Charlestown. Leah Pottschmidt scored the Braves a victory at three singles 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, and the one doubles team of Hannah Hackman and Chelsea Luedeman won 5-7, 6-0, 6-3.

Ava McKinney went three sets at three singles, but Charlestown’s Maci Vaughn got the win 6-2, 6-7, 0-6.

On Thursday, the Braves won 3-2 at Austin.

Avery Harrison defeated Lydia Luedeman 1-6, 7-6, 6-4 at three singles, and the other two points came at doubles. Hackman and Chelsea Luedeman won 6-1, 6-1 over Ashley Rice and Evelynn Ousley at one doubles, and Bella Brown and Jenna Bolte beat Jeralynn Goodin and Emma Smith at two doubles.

The Braves are now 4-1 on the season and will play at Brown County on Monday at 5:45 p.m.


Brownstown grinds out 2-0 win

The Brownstown softball team scored a 2-0 victory over West Washington on Friday night at home.

The Braves scored one run in both the third and fourth innings to secure the win. Kelsey Schneider shut out West Washington, only allowing two hits across her seven innings pitched and struck out six batters.

Schneider, Rylee May, Erin Singleton and Emily Dillman each had one hit, and Zoe Stuckwisch had two hits to lead Brownstown.

Schneider and Stuckwisch both drove in the two runs for the Braves.

Brownstown is now 7-1 this season and will be back at home on Monday to host Seymour at 5 p.m.

Track and field

Owls compete at New Albany

The Seymour track and field team competed in the New Albany Relays on Thursday. The boys varsity team finished fourth out of 11 teams, and the boys freshmen finished fourth out of eight teams

The girls varsity team finished fifth out of 11 teams, and the girls freshmen team finished fourth out of six teams.

Both varsity 4×800 teams took home first-place finishes. The boys team was made up of Michael Proffer, Carter Murphy, Kylan Ellerbe and Jude Bane, and the girls team consisted of Hayley Harpe, Samantha Jacobi, Vivienne Siefker and Brooke Trinkle.

On Tuesday, the Owls competed at Columbus North, and both teams finished second in a three-way with Columbus North and Brown County.

Seymour will next compete on Tuesday at Madison at 5:30 p.m.