Local sports roundup



Braves race in MSC

The Brownstown Central boys cross-country team finished fourth and the girls placed fifth in the Mid-Southern Conference meet at Eastern (Pekin) on Saturday.

Austin won the boys meet, Corydon Central was second and Silver Creek was third.

Shane and Chance Ratliff were both MSC all-conference. Shane was ninth in 17:22.68, and Chance was 10th in 17:27.85. Traven Wellman and Bradley Edwards were both honorable mention. Wellman was 17th in 18:00.09, and Edwards was 20th in 18:10.72.

Dylan Wischmeier ran a 20:57.08 for the Braves, Evan Sibrel ran a 20:58.39 and Damien Owens ran a 21:12.02.

Corydon won the girls race, followed by Charlestown, Austin and Silver Creek.

Trinity Cody earned all-conference honorable mention for the Braves with a 17th-place finish in 21:50.39.

Cambell Shasteen ran a 23:10.02, Maddy Schepman 23:58.69, Kelsey Schneider 24:08.09, Tori Lokey 25:13.40, Clarie Schepman 26:30.75 and Madison Stuckwisch 27:34.70.

The Braves will be racing in the Brown County Sectional this Saturday.

Crater places third at SAC

Crothersville’s Dirk Crater placed third overall in the Southern Athletic Conference meet on Saturday.

Crater ran a 17:50, which is his second personal best time in the past week. He finished behind Henryville’s Karson Evans (17:35) and Borden’s Briar Weatherford (17:22).

Since Crater was the only Tiger running Saturday, Crothersville didn’t have a team score. South Central won the SAC meet with 18 team points.

Crater will be back in action this Saturday when he races in the sectional at Hardy Lake in Scottsburg.


Tigers play in Rising Sun Invite

The Crothersville volleyball team went 1-2 in the Rising Sun Invite on Saturday.

The Tigers lost to Switzerland County 25-20, 25-18, lost to Rising Sun 25-21, 25-18 and defeated Carroll County (Ky.) 26-24, 25-17.

Across the three matches, Crothersville served 117-142 with 28 aces and hit 177-199 with 27 kills.

Pearl Shirley served 29-32-8, Elayna Ord 20-28-8 and Carlee Walker 20-21-7. Shirley hit 35-39-11, Zoey Prince hit 35-40-5 and Hayden Pilgrim hit 30-33-7.

Makenna Newberry had 13 assists, Grace Smith had 12 and Walker had 32 digs.

Before the Rising Sun Invite, the Tigers also had a home match on Friday night against Shawe Memorial. Shawe won 25-11, 25-9, 25-16.

Walker had two aces in that match, while Newberry had one. Shirley had three kills, and Prince had one.

The Tigers will be back in action today at home against New Washington at 6:30 p.m.

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