Local sports roundup


Cougars edge Jets 3-2

Trinity Lutheran swept the singles match against Hauser Thursday afternoon to register a 3-2 win on the Cougars’ courts.

Trinity’s Solomon Hall topped Caleb Wallace 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Jack Stuckwisch was a 6-3, 6-1 winner over Jack Burcham at No. 2 singles, and Nathan Finke defeated Hagan Wiedersatz 5-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles.

“My singles are pretty solid” Trinity coach Kable Walton said.

Hauser’s Levi Gollman and Hunter Pappanu topped Nathan Voelker and Jonathan Neawedde 6-4, 7-5 at No. 1 doubles, and Jantzen Bechel and Kam Blair topped Will Gausmann and Max Peters 6-0, 6-3 at No. 2 doubles.

Trinity’s Cadin Greuewald and Even Abbott lost JV singles.

Trinity (9-5) will compete in the Columbus East Invitational Saturday and will face Evansville Reitz at 9 a.m. The Cougars will also face Providence and East in the tournament.

Braves beat Musketeers

The Brownstown boys tennis team went on the road and defeated Eastern (Pekin) 4-1 on Thursday.

Smith Hackman won 7-5, 6-3 at one singles, Pierson Wheeler won 6-0, 6-0 at two singles and Lane Steward won 6-2, 6-2 at three singles.

The one doubles team of Connor Gwin and Bryce Reaser won 6-4, 6-1. Pekin got its win at two doubles as Owen Dixon and Cooper Logue beat Elix Preston and Jace Reaser 6-4, 6-4.

Brownstown is now 7-7 this season and will play in the Scottsburg Invitational this Friday and Saturday.

Owls top Olympians

The Seymour tennis team beat Columbus East 5-0 on Thursday on the road.

The Owls are now 10-1 this season and will go into Hoosier Hills Conference tournament next week, starting on Monday at New Albany.


Braves gear up for sectionals

The Brownstown girls golf team competed at Otis Park on Thursday against Bedford North Lawrence and Springs Valley, two teams the Braves will see this Saturday in sectionals at Otis Park.

BNL shot a 178, Springs Valley 206 and Brownstown 217.

Gracie Reynolds led the Braves with a 50, followed by Emma Hughbanks 53, Abby Schroer 55, Megan VonDielingen 59 and Jayda Clodfelder 66.

Sectionals is scheduled to tee off at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.


Seymour sweeps Southport

The Seymour volleyball team swept Southport on the road Thursday 25-19, 25-7, 25-9.

The Owls hit 74-79 with 39 kills and served 60-64 with five aces. Olivia Fish went 25-26 with 15 kills, Cali Cummings went 15-18 with 10 kills and Addi Lemon went 11-12 with six kills.

Norah Campbell served 16-16 with two aces, Fish served 8-9 with two aces and Raeann Baker served 8-9 with one ace. Lemon had 30 assists and Greer Henry had 14 digs.

The JV team also won 25-13, 25-17. Emerson Johnson had eight kills, Maddie Schrader six and Delaney Thomasma four. Schrader had nine aces, Kenzie Gagner had 15 assists and Thomasma had 11 digs.

The Owls’ JV team is 13-5 and will be in the Roncalli Tournament on Saturday while varsity is now 17-4 and will be in the Franklin Invite on Saturday.

Tigers get SAC win

The Crothersville volleyball beat South Central on the road Thursday 23-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-19.

The team served 85-97 with 14 aces and served 125-139 with 23 kills. Pearl Shirley hit 40-48 with nine kills, Zoey Prince hit 25-27 with five kills and Hayden Pilgrim hit 30-31 with three kills.

Pilgrim served 17-18 with five aces, Shirley 18-21 with two aces and Makenna Newberry 17-20 with one ace. Newberry had seven assists while Carlee Walker had 20 digs.

The Tigers are now 1-1 in the SAC and will be in the Henryville Tournament this Saturday at 10 a.m.

Girls soccer

Owls blank Stars

The Seymour girls soccer team picked up a 7-0 win at Bedford North Lawrence on Thursday night.

Nicole Rebber scored two goals, Irene Martinez scored two goals, Rachel Lenart scored one, Kate Connell scored one and Rochiely Zarate-Gibson scored one.

Lenart had two assists and Martinez had one. Jessica Hougland didn’t need to make any saves while recording her shutout. Elizabeth Trueblood made one save in the match.

The Owls are now 6-4 overall and 3-0 in the HHC. They will host South Dearborn on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Trinity rolls past Salem

The Trinity Lutheran girls soccer team had a solid 7-3 win at Salem on home Thursday night.

Emma Myers scored four goals in the first half to give Trinity a 5-1 lead at the break. The other first-half goal came from Kennedy Royalty, assisted by Kaydence Miller.

In the second half, Myers added her fifth goal and Kathryn Whitmore scored as well. Miller had three assists and Royalty had one.

Dianna Munoz had three saves in the net. The Cougars played the whole match 10-on-10 since Salem only had 10 players available.

It was also senior night for the Cougars, who honored Myers, Royalty, Samantha Enzinger, Siddha Hall and Kathryn Whitmore.

The Cougars are now 3-6 this season and will be home to South Ripley on Monday.

Boys soccer

Madison beats Seymour 1-0

Madison scored seven minutes into the game and then held off steadily rising pressure from Seymour’s boys soccer team for the next 73 minutes to steal a 1-0 victory on Thursday night.

The Owls (4-7-1) outshot Madison, 15-6, during the game, including 9-1 in a spirited second half that saw Seymour dominate possession.

Right winger Amir Morales was the Owls’ most active player during the second half, consistently beating his man down the right side and launching three shots that somehow didn’t find the net.

In all, Morales ended with five shots on goal. Logan Westfall and David Polbito add two each. Goaltender Will Smith finished with four saves, with only Cub junior Ian Eiriksson’s first-half goal getting past him.

The loss dampened emotions stirred up by the Senior Night celebration that took place before the game. Seniors Morales, Smith, Sam Chandler, Emilio Garcia, Brody Unterseher, Alexis Villegas and Sotaro Miyagawa were honored prior to the night’s match.

The Owls get a week off and will look to bounce back next Thursday in a home match with Jennings County.

Seymour’s junior varsity team won its game, 7-0. Juan Fernandez scored twice, with Fernando Castellanos, Evan Unterseher, Gaspar Mateo, Liam Chandler and Angel Garcia each adding a goal.

Trinity falls to Scottsburg

The Trinity Lutheran boys soccer team lost to Scottsburg 4-0 on Thursday night as part of the Warrior Cup.

The Cougars will play more matches tonight and Saturday at Scottsburg as well to conclude the Warrior Cup. They will play Charlestown tonight at 5:30 p.m.