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Tennis

Bulldogs edge out Owls

NEW ALBANY — Seymour and New Albany squared off in the Hoosier Hills Conference championship game on Friday on the Bulldogs’ home courts, and it was the home team that came away with a 3-2 victory.

The Owls got points from Elise Hartung at three singles and Madalyn Baurle at two singles.

Brooke Schafstall played one singles, Caroline Thompson and Ava Sunbury played one doubles and Jessica Hougland and Addison Hunsley played two doubles.

Seymour’s regular season has now come to an end and the Owls will be gearing up to host the sectional next week starting Wednesday and concluding Friday.

Trinity wins on Senior Night

The Trinity tennis team picked up a 4-1 win over Madison at home on Friday night.

Sarah Lemming won 6-2, 6-1 at one singles and Drew Hubbard won 6-2, 6-1 at two singles. Ella Christopher and Kiley Zabel won 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 at one doubles, and Carson Bowling and Natalee Martinez won 6-0, 6-1 at two doubles.

Gabby Bleier lost a three-set tiebreaker at three singles 6-4, 6-1, 8-10.

Friday was also Senior Night for the Cougars, who honored Lemming, Christopher and Bleier before the match. Bleier is a junior, but because she is graduating at midterm next school year, she was also honored.

The Cougars will play at Southwestern Shelby on Monday before competing in the Seymour Sectional next week.

Baseball

Seymour falls to East

The Seymour baseball team played at Columbus East in the third-place game of the Hoosier Hills Conference tournament. The Olympians got the best of the Owls, winning 9-7.

After falling down 7-0 in four innings, Bret Perry had a three-run triple to cut into the deficit in the fifth. Then in the top of the sixth, the Owls scored three more runs to make it 7-6, and then Perry had a RBI single to drive in Andrew Levine and tie the game up at 7.

The Olympians responded right back at the Owls, though, getting two more runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a 9-7 lead.

In the bottom of the seventh, Aiden Darlage

took a 4-0 walk to get on base with no outs, but the Owls struck out three-straight times to end the game.

Seymour defeated Bedford North Lawrence on Monday, then lost to New Albany on Wednesday and Friday’s lost to East places the Owls at fourth place in the HHC.

Seymour is now 13-9 on the season and will be at home on Monday against Henryville.

Track and field

Lady Tigers finish runner-up at SAC

The Crothersville girls track and field team placed second overall in the Southern Athletic Conference meet that wrapped up on Thursday with 102 team points. Borden won with 114.

New Washington’s Kristen Greenwell won SAC MVP, scoring 36 points, just beating out Crothersville’s Kennadi Lakins, who had 34 points. Kaylyn Holman was fifth with 21.50 points and Ella Plasse was sixth with 19 points.

Lakins finished third in the 100 in 14.54, second in the 300 hurdles at 54.08, first in long jump at 14-10.5 and first in high jump at 4-10.

Holman won the 1600 in 5:54.04 while Plasse was third in 6:10.14. Holman also won the 800 in 2:34.85 while Plasse won the 3200 in 14:20.81.

Karley Gillis and Kiarra Lakins finished fourth and fifth in the 100 hurdles, respectively. Kaylee Caudill was third in shot put at 24-0 and Gillis was fifth in discus at 61-0.5.

As for the boys, they placed fifth in the meet with two team points.

Travis DeHart finished sixth in the 100 in 12.64 and Dirk Crater finished sixth in the 3200 at 11:57.30.

The girls team will be in sectionals on Tuesday at Seymour while the boys will compete on Thursday at Bedford North Lawrence.

Softball

Braves get big win

Brownstown put up seven runs in the bottom of the first inning on Thursday en route to a 10-4 victory over North Harrison.

Emily Singleton led the team with three hits in the game, followed by Brooke Meahl and Zoe Stuckwisch each having two hits and Kelsey Schneider, Kyndle Huddleston and Emily Dillman all had one hit.

Singleton had five RBI while Huddleston, Stuckwisch and Kinzee Dean all had one RBI.

North Harrison actually had more hits than Brownstown (14-10), but Schneider pitched all seven innings, not allowing any walks and striking out four batters.

The Braves will host Trinity today for a doubleheader at home.

Seymour rolls past Scottsburg

The Seymour softball team made the most of its final home game of the regular season by defeating Scottsburg 11-1.

Kynadee Warner led the Owls with four hits on the night, followed by Kendrick Sterling with three, Sydney Stewart with two, and Kaylee Waskom, Camryn Sterling, Kendall Allman and J Gambrel all had one hit.

Waskom, Allman and Camryn Sterling all had two RBI while Warner, Kendrick Sterling and Abby Followell all had one RBI.

The Owls will play three games today at Greenfield.