September 22, 2021

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High school sports roundup

GIRLS SOCCER

Coach gets No. 200

BATESVILLE — Columbus East girls soccer coach Ilya Schwartzman picked up his 200th career win Thursday night in the Olympians’ 4-1 win at Class 2A No. 19 Batesville.

Sydney Berkemeier scored two goals, and Norah Dwenger and Nadia Harris each added one for the Olympians (5-4). Dwenger, Harris and Cami Warren had assists.

East outshot the Bulldogs 18-1. Anna Liimatta played the entire game in goal.

Panthers blank Stars

NORTH VERNON — Morgan Lane and Zoey Ison each scored two goals to lead Jennings County to a 4-0 Hoosier Hills Conference win against Bedford North Lawrence.

Zoey Ison, Madelyn McIntosh and Lane had assists for the Panthers (5-3-1, 1-2), who outshot the Stars 8-2. Cheyeanna Leslie posted three saves.

Trinity tops Eagles

SEYMOUR — Kailene Cockerham netted five goals and two assists, and Emma Myers added three goals and two assists to lead Trinity Lutheran to an 8-0 win against Brown County.

Sarah Lemming had two assists for the Cougars (2-3), who outshot the Eagles (0-4) 32-2.

Trinity’s Samantha Enzinger played the first half in goal and did not face a shot. Emalee Goss recorded two saves in the second half.

VOLLEYBALL

East rallies for win

CLARKSVILLE — Columbus East battled back from a two-set deficit for a 16-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-12, 19-17 win at Providence, avenging a loss from five days earlier.

Gabby Dean recorded 20 kills and one solo and eight assist blocks, and Cadence Gilley had 25 digs and three aces to lead the Olympians (11-2). Katy Jordan notched 50 assists.

Also for East, Caroline Frost pounded 10 kills and two assist blocks, Libby Dippold added seven kill and one solo and three assist blocks and Saige Stahl had five kills and three assist blocks. Jordan netted four assist blocks and two aces, Reece Whitehead tallied 20 digs, Kenzie Foster contributed 18 digs and Chloe Gilley added 13 digs

Hauser falls in four

HOPE — Hauser won the first set, but Shelbyville recovered for a 24-26, 25-18, 25-19, 25-18 victory.

Charlie Clark pounded nine kills, Adrianna Musillami recorded 27 assists, Aniston Bostic and Stephanie Meek each had three blocks, Andie Clark notched 30 digs and Kenze Bostic served six aces to lead the Jets (7-4).

Also for Hauser, Kenze Bostic added six kills and one block, and Aniston Bostic had four kills. Mattie Foster and Addy Barriger each tallied seven digs, Andie Clark served five aces and Meek added one ace.

Panthers sweep Batesville

BATESVILLE — Jennings County returned from a two-week layoff with a 25-22, 25-20, 25-21 win at Batesville.

Megan Vogel led the Panthers (2-3) with seven kills and seven aces. Alivia Elmore and Lily Ernstes each had two blocks, and Alivia Elmore and Lucy Ernstes each notched eight digs.

Jennings’ Avynn Belding added six kills.

Eagles roll to victory

NASHVILLE — Brown County had little trouble in rolling to a 25-9, 25-14, 25-13 win against Eastern Greene.

Londyn Koester led the Eagles (6-4) with 14 digs and four aces. Milly Patrick pounded seven kills, Abigail Bowman recorded 14 assists and Savannah Oden and Abigail Watson each had one block.

Also for Brown County, Emma Lucas added five kills, and Madilyn Hawley had seven assists.

Spartans stop Cougars

SHELBYVILLE — South Decatur came close in the first two sets, but Southwestern (Shelby) claimed a 25-23, 27-25, 25-16 Mid-Hoosier Conference victory.

Sophie Bushhorn pounded 10 kills and two assist blocks, Alli Nobbe recorded 13 assists and Paige McQueen notched 20 digs to led the Cougars (0-6, 0-2).

Also for South Decatur, Loryn Pate added two kills and two assists. Makayla Somers contributed eight assists and Brook Somers tallied 11 digs and one assist block.

Trinity sweeps Stars

BEDFORD — Class A No. 4 Trinity Lutheran went on the road and beat 4A Bedford North Lawrence 25-16, 25-15, 25-15.

Stella Kleffman led the Cougars (12-4) with 12 digs and three aces. Bailey Tabeling pounded 13 kills, Addison Darlage recorded 29 assists and Ruthie Bingham had two solo and one assist block.

Also for Trinity, Carson Bowling added seven kills, and Bingham had six kills. Darlage notched 11 digs and two aces, and Kamzi Gross added 11 digs.

BOYS TENNIS

Jets blank Morristown

MORRISTOWN — Hauser won four matches in straight sets in a 5-0 Mid-Hoosier Conference win at Morristown.

Sam Miller blanked Tyler Schonfeld 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Caleb Wallace beat Grant Kessler 7-6 (3), 6-3 at No. 2 singles and Carson Rose downed Austin Gabbard 6-3, 6-4 at No. 3 singles for the Jets (3-4, 2-2).

Hauser’s Eli Miller and Levi Gollmer topped Bryce Bryant and Rylan Janes 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles. Hagan Wiedersatz and Alex Bower defeated Carson Essex and Jerry Riley 6-4, 5-7, (12-10) at No. 2 doubles.

East falls to Batesville

BATESVILLE — Batesville won all five matches in straight sets in a 5-0 win against Columbus East.

Derek Heideman fell to Cael Rahe 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Matthew Degner lost to Jaden Smith 6-2, 6-1 and Brady Redelman fell to Lyle Oesterling 6-0, 6-4 at No. 3 singles for the Olympians (2-6).

East’s Henry Ulrich and Tyler Ernst lost to Jackson Tracy and Cole Pride 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles. Lincoln West and Ethan Bumbalough fell to Alex Bunselmerger and Sam Johnson 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

Red Devils down Panthers

JEFFERSONVILLE — Jennings County won the No. 1 singles match, but Jeffersonville took the other four in a 4-1 decision.

Owen Law beat Alex Kelley 7-5, 6-0 at No. 1 singles for the Panthers (8-4).

Jennings’ Alex Leach fell to Max Fisher 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles, and Ryan Schuck lost to JJ Boyles 6-0, 6-2 at No. 3 singles. Jacob Vogel and Justin Ramey fell to Jade Wells and Jordan Wells 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles, and Greyson Jackson and Jansen McDonald lost to Vaugndez Bayes and Eli Chochrum 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.

Mustangs edge Eagles

NASHVILLE — Edgewood pulled out a three-set win at No. 1 doubles to claim a 3-2 WIC win at Brown County.

Josh Miller beat Gavin Norris 6-2, 6-0 at No. 1 singles for the Eagles (1-12, 1-4). Owen East and Trevor Shields topped Andrew Turner and Dani Chandler 6-3, 2-6, (10-6) at No. 2 doubles.

Brown County’s Austen Deckard fell to Quinn Norris 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles, and Brandon Saechao lost to Mitch Deckard 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles. Eli Sichting and Jack Sichting fell to Zeke Weisner and Dane Weisner 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles.

GIRLS GOLF

Lancers outscore North JV

EDINBURGH — Macie Blandford won medalist honors with a 50 to lead Edinburgh to a 215-220 win against the North JV at Timbergate.

Izzy Richardson carded a 54 for the Lancers. Hannah Pile added a 55, Gracie Myers shot 56 and Jillian Turner had a 58.

Lindsey Hartwell led the Bull Dogs with a 51. Nettie Meeks carded a 52, Kara Buntin added a 58, Mila Bachman shot 59 and Reese Euler had a 65.

Warriors clip Eagles

FRANKLIN — Whiteland slipped past Brown County 218-219 at The Legends.

Annika Evenson led the Eagles with a 48. Hannah deWeerdt carded a 56, Abby Padgett added a 57, Ainslie Winton shot 58, Lilly VanNess had a 61 and Mattie Satter finished with a 66.