Owls fall to Highlanders
The Seymour boys tennis team traveled to Floyd Central on Friday night for a match with the Highlanders for the Hoosier Hills Conference championship.
Floyd Central, the No. 14-ranked team in the state, was able to top Seymour 4-1.
The Owls’ point came at one doubles as Jack VonDielingen and Joe Schmidt won in a third-set tiebreaker 6-4, 3-6, 12-10.
Eli Meyer lost 6-1, 6-1 at one singles, Hunter Heckman lost 6-0, 6-2 at two singles, Reuben Kruse lost 6-3, 6-4 at three singles, and Parker Thompson and Drew Handloser lost 6-2, 6-4 at two doubles.
The Owls finish the regular season 11-2 as they head into the sectional next week.
Seymour beats New Albany
The Seymour volleyball team defeated New Albany in four sets on Thursday night at home.
The Owls won 18-25, 25-19, 25-11, 25-21. They hit 118-126 with 46 kills and served 82-87 with six aces.
Olivia Fish led the team in hitting, going 46-49 with 21 kills. Breanna Lawrence went 27-28 with 10 kills, and Cali Cummings went 16-19 with six kills. Raeann Baker served 16-17 with three aces, Addi Lemon 15-16 with one ace and Norah Campbell 11-11 with one ace.
Lemon had 37 assists, and Greer Henry had 16 digs.
Seymour’s C team won 25-14, 23-25, 15-10. Bailey Barr and Macie Hankins each had two kills, and Kennady Harman had four aces. Hardman also had nine assists and six digs.
The Owls’ JV team then also won 25-19, 25-24. Maddie Schrader and Emerson Johnson each had five kills, while Delaney Thomasma had four. Abby Otte and Thomasma each had two aces, while Schrader had one. Otte had 16 assists and Zoe Williams had 10 digs.
The Owls are now 23-4 on the season, winners of 12 in a row. Seymour will be back at home on Tuesday against Brownstown Central for senior night.
Crater places fifth
Crothersville sophomore Dirk Crater placed fifth overall in the Paoli Invitational on Thursday with a time of 18:59.
Springs Valley’s Grant Brown won the meet with a time of 17:43.
Crater was the only Tiger who ran in the meet.
Next up, Crothersville will be racing in the New Washington Invitational on Tuesday at 5 p.m.