Sports Roundup for Nov. 8th


Girls basketball


The Lady Tigers faced off with Clarksville on Tuesday evening, seeking their first win of the 2023 season.

Crothersville got behind early, trailing 13-5 after the first quarter. Clarksville led the game at halftime 37-8 and took control of the game and never looked back, winning 57-16. /

The Tigers fall to 0-3 on the season and will be back in action on Saturday at Southwestern (Hanover) at 1 p.m.

IHSVCA All-District

Trinity Lutheran

The Cougars had the most players selected to the IHSVCA All-District Team in Jackson County. Trinity had four girls selected to the Class A team. Addison Darlage, Carson Bowling, Madison Keith and Laura Roeder were all chosen for their play this season.

Darlage recorded 84 kills, 68 serve aces, 801 assists and 268 digs during the 2023 campaign. Bowling recorded 56 blocks and 43 aces and led the team in kills with 357. Keith had 316 kills, 41 aces, 59 blocks and 276 digs.

Roeder led the team in digs with 584. She also had 76 assists and 89 aces during the season for Trinity.

The Cougars reached the Class A regional final but fell to the state-runner up in Tecumseh.

Brownstown Central

The Lady Braves had three representatives on the Class 2A IHSVCA All-District team with Sophie and Kera Wischmeier and Jaydynn Yeadon making the list for their play this season.

Sophie led the Braves in kills with 447, dominating through the postseason with her offensive play. Kera racked up 159 kills during her senior season for Brownstown. Sophie also recorded 38 aces during the 2023 campaign with Yeadon having 32.

Kera was vital for Brownstown up front, leading the team in blocks with 48. Yeadon had the most digs with 576 and had the second-most receptions with 144 and Wischmeier recording 238 to lead the Lady Braves.

Brownstown ended up finishing second in Class 2A, falling to Muncie Burris in the state title game.


Anna Fish was selected to the Class 4A IHSVCA South All-District team for her outstanding sophomore season for the Owls.

Fish recorded 280 kills during the 2023 campaign while leading the girls in serve aces with 52.

Fish also had five solo blocks and 25 assisted blocks for Seymour. She also recorded 261 digs during the season, and she recorded 472 assists to lead the team.

Seymour advanced to the sectional final but fell to Floyd Central, ending their season.

HHC football awards

The Hoosier Hills Conference announced its first and honorable mention teams for the 2023 high school football season.

Seymour had six players earn the honor for their play this year.

On the offensive side of the ball, five Owls were chosen, four on the first team and one honorable mention. Bret Perry, Jaylan Johnson, Jack Pennington and Kyle Hileman were on the first team.

It was a historic offensive season for the Owls.

Quarterback Perry set school records for yards (3,223) and touchdowns (38) this season. Perry also led the entire state in passing yards, putting up video-game numbers every week.

Tight end Johnson was a gamewrecker on both sides of the ball, hauling in 53 catches for 915 yards. He also had 98 rushing yards and eight total touchdowns. He also has a knack for playing quarterback and defense. Johnson completed all four passing attempts for 97 yards and two touchdown passes.

On defense, Johnson disrupted plays throughout the year, picking up five tackles for loss and three and a half sacks. Hileman and Pennington were both selected for their roles of wide receiver during the season. Hileman caught 44 passes for 727 yards and nine touchdowns this year.

Pennington brought in 54 catches for 910 yards and 13 touchdown catches while also serving as the kicker, punter and defensive back for the Owls. On defense, Pennington picked off two passes. He was also 40 of 50 on PAT attempts this season.

Owen Kruse was selected as an honorable mention for his play in the trenches.

Evan Royer was the only Owl selected for defense, being chosen as an honorable mention. Royer was as consistent for Seymour on the defensive line, racking up 18 tackles for loss this year. Royer also picked up four sacks, leading the team in both statistics.

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