Local sports roundup



Crothersville sweeps Rock Creek

The Crothersville volleyball team picked up its fourth win of the season on Tuesday night, beating Rock Creek Academy 25-14, 27-25, 25-18 at home.

The Tigers served 62-68 on the night with 15 aces. Carlee Walker served 23-25 with eight aces, and Pearl Shirley, celebrating her 18th birthday, served 12-14 with one ace.

Shirley hit 23-26 with six kills, Hayden Pilgrim went 16-16 with four kills and Zoey Prince hit 16-18 with four kills. Pilgrim had six blocks, and Shirley had two.

Makenna Newberry had six assists, while Grace Smith had five, and Walker had 14 digs.

The Tigers are now 4-11 this season and 0-1 in the Southern Athletic Conference. They will be at South Central on Thursday night for their second SAC matchup.


Braves, Tigers run at Eastern Invitational

The Brownstown Central boys cross-country team won the Eastern Invitational on Tuesday evening, scoring 33 team points.

Charlestown was second, Henryville third, Borden fourth and Crothersville fifth.

Shane Ratliff was the individual champion for the Braves with a time of 18:36. Chance Ratliff was third (18:45), Traven Wellman was eighth (19:31), Bradley Edwards 12th (19:50), Damien Owens 26th (22:02), Dylan Wischmeier 27th (22:17) and Evan Sibrel 28th (22:23).

Crothersville’s Dirk Crater was 11th overall in 19:37, and Beau Napier was 15th in 20:21. Josh Reynolds ran a 28:32, Corey Reynolds 29:39 and Eric Walker 35:36.

The Brownstown girls team was third overall with 59 team points, placing behind Borden (42) and Charlestown (24).

Trinity Cody led the Braves with an 11th-place finish in 24:13. Kelsey Schneider was 13th (24:51), Cambell Shasteen was 22nd (27:05), Maddy Schepman 24th (27:22), Chelsie Combs 29th (30:21), Claire Schepman 30th (31:10) and Madison Stuckwisch 33rd (35:01).

The Braves will race in the Ray Gerkin Invitational at Jennings County on Saturday. while the Tigers will be in the Crawford County Invitational on Saturday.

Girls soccer

Highlanders beat Owls

The Seymour girls soccer team suffered a 3-0 loss at Floyd Central on Tuesday night.

It was a fun 1-0 game with 5 minutes to go until the Highlanders scored two more to put the game out of reach.

The JV team lost 5-0 to Floyd.

Seymour is now 5-3 overall this season and 2-1 in the Hoosier Hills Conference. The Owls will be at Bedford North Lawrence on Thursday night.

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