Sports Roundup for Sept. 9




The Owls competed in the Connersville tournament on Saturday and were successful in their efforts, going 3-0 in the tournament, improving to 8-12 on the season.

The Owls defeated Connersville 25-12, 25-21. Also defeating Rising Sun 25-10, 25-16 before finally downing Pike 25-7, 25-15.

Norah Campbell led the Owls with 28 assists, while Anna Fish was second with 24. Raeann Baker recorded the most defensive digs with 23.

Seymour will now head to Hauser on Monday to compete with the Jets at 7 p.m.

The Owls JV team also won all three of its games on Saturday. The team defeated Connersville 25-24, 25-14 before defeating Rising Sun 25-9, 25-9, eventually defeating Pike 25-19, 25-12.

The team will compete at Hauser on Monday, directly before the varsity contest. The game is expected to start at 6 p.m.


Good Attempts-Total Attempts-Kills

Journee Brown, 58-62-27. Anna Fish, 48-58-18. Emerson Johnson, 23-24-12. Team: 166-183-65.


Good Serves- Serve Attempts-Aces

Norah Campbell, 26-28-4. Anna Fish, 23-27-4. Raeann Baker, 22-23-3. Team: 145-158-16.


The Tigers were back in action on Friday night, hosting Austin. Crothersville dropped the match to the Eagles in straight sets, losing 25-13, 25-11, 25-14.

The team then competed against Clarksville on Saturday. Crothersville lost the contest 25-21, 25-22, 18-25, 25-22.

Serving: Brooklyn Bottorff: 21-22-6 aces. Elayna Ord: 14-18-5 aces

Setting: Makenna Newberry: 50-50-15 assists. Grace Smith: 43-43 14-assists

Hitting: Brooklyn Bottorff: 31-38-10 kills, Hayden Pilgrim: 9-11-6 kills.

Digs: Brooklyn Bottorff: 6 digs

Crothersville will host Rock Creek on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Boys tennis

Trinity Lutheran

The Trinity Lutheran boys tennis team competed in its conference tournament on Saturday.

After two hard-fought matches, the Cougars finished in third place and had four all-conference representatives along the way. Solomon Hall, Jack Stuckwisch, Nathan Finke and Jonathan Naewedde were all selected as some of the best in their conference.

Trinity faced Southwestern (Hanover) in its first match, losing 5-0. The game took place at Hanover College. In singles, Southwestern No. 1 Braeden Helton defeated Solomon Hall 6-2, 6-1. The second matchup between Jack Stuckwisch and Brady Cook also went to Southwestern with Cook winning, 7-5, 7-6. The final singles match went to Talon Wynn, who defeated Luke Schepman 6-3, 6-1.

In doubles action, the Southwestern duo of Jamison and Braxton Lewis took the first match, winning 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (5) over Neawedde and Finke. The second game between Jeremiah Loos and Max Joseph versus Drew Kerkhof and Will Gausman also went to Southwestern, sweeping the match for the opposition. The doubles match went in favor of Loos and Joseph, winning 7-5, 5-7, 1-0 (8).

The Cougars then faced Milan in the second match, defeating the Indians 4-1. Hall was victorious over Jeremy Jackson in the first singles match. No. 2 Aiden McFarland defeated Stuckwisch 6-1 and then the second set was ruled to default, going in favor of the Indians. Brody Brown grabbed a win for Trinity in the third singles match, defeating Mason Wan 6-3, 6-2.

The No. 1 doubles match between Nathan Finke/Jonathan Neawedde and Ben Miller/Carson Dolittle was a sweep in favor of the Cougars, winning 6-0 in both sets. The second team of Kerkhof and Gausman defeated Wyatt Phelps and Langston Huneke, 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (4).


The Owls boys tennis team was back in action on Saturday, hosting Columbus East, Westfield and Shelbyville at Seymour High School.

The Owls swept the Olympians 5-0 but lost to Westfield and Shelbyville 3-2.

Against Columbus East, Owls No. 1 Parker Thompson defeated Erik Takehashi 6-1, 6-1. No. 2 Carter Stein downed Brady Redelvar 6-0, 6-1. Owls No. 3 Drew Handloser defeated Tyler Ernst in an absolute battle, winning 6-3, 2-6,10-8.

In doubles action, the Owls No. 1 team of Shun Takeuchi and Jed Stevens defeated Jacob Dettmer and Ethan Bumbalough 7-5, 6-0. The second doubles team also won their matchup. The team of Xavier DuBois and Braylon Busby defeated Henry Ulrich and Trevor Ernst 6-2, 6-1.

Against Westfield, Busby played in the No. 1 singles spot for Seymour. He defeated Art Nicheloteller 5-7, 7-5, 10-8. No. 2 Thompson dropped his matchup to Parker Paramone 1-6, 2-6. No. 3 Stein defeated Jake Suntger, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4. In No.1 doubles, Takeuchi and Stevens dropped their matchup to the Shamrocks duo of Jack and Gavin Dietz 6-0, 6-0. DuBois and Handloser faced Tyler Nicholsletter and Parker Gibbs in the second doubles match. The match went in favor of Westfield 1-6, 2-6.

Owls No. 1 Joe Schmidt had to forfeit his match against Reece Prickett of Shelbyville. Seymour would win the other singles matches. No. 2 Thompson defeated Coden Claxton 6-2, 6-3. No. 3 Stein defeated Wyatt Armstrong 6-1, 6-1. In doubles, Takeuchi and Stevens dropped the match with Karson Schef and Aiden Smith 2-6, 5-7. The second team of Handloser and DuBois lost to Alex Kenton and Gavin Reed 1-6, 3-6.

Cross country


The Crothersville Tigers cross country team competed at the 2023 Mohawk High School CC Invite on Saturday at Waldron.

Dirk Crater shined for the Tigers, finishing second in the race with a time of 17:19.75, 19 seconds behind the winning runner in Will Larrison of Waldron. Koby Davis followed in ninth with a time of 19:21.42, Beau Napier was 12th with a 20:02.25 and Kaleb Moeller in 19th with a 21:12.14. Brayden Heath finished in 23rd with a 21:44.93, Corey Reynolds in 31st with a 27:30.41 and Gage Howard rounded out the runners with a 34th-place finish with a time of 30:57.32.

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