Local Sports Roundup – April 11

Boys golf

Trojans dominate Quakers

Led by rounds of 35 from Alex Heck and Kasey Lilly, Center Grove had no trouble defeating Plainfield on Wednesday at Hickory Stick, 144 to 173.

Grizzly Cubs win handily

Medalist Quin Edwards carded a 38 to lead Franklin past Shelbyville, 160 to 204. Damon Dickey and Blake McIntire each finished with a 40 for the Grizzly Cubs, while Ian McCullough added a 42.

Woodmen edge Artesians

Jackson Watkins’ 41 paced a balanced effort as Greenwood got past Martinsville, 169 to 175, at Heartland Crossing. Elijah Poe and Aaron Rothaar each added a 42 for the Woodmen, while Braxton Christie fired a 44.

Lancers pick up victory

Bladen Hancock’s 39 was the low round of the day and helped Edinburgh defeat South Decatur at Wyaloosing on Wednesday, 215 to 227.

Girls tennis

Woodmen handle Falcons

Greenwood beat Perry Meridian, 4-1, on Wednesday. The Woodmen (4-3, 3-1 Mid-State) got wins in the top two singles spots from Sophia Davidson and Emily Chatham. Maecee Terhune and Marisa Linville won at No. 1 doubles, while Ally Hussung and Simi Kaur pulled out a three-set win at No. 2.

Warriors hang on

Whiteland got singles victories from Reese Johnson, Sarah Scott and Sophie Venter to pull out a 3-2 triumph over Southport on Wednesday.


Woodmen fall short

Greenwood’s final-inning comeback bid came up one run short in a 6-5 setback at Martinsville on Wednesday. Gunnar Garrison took the loss on the mound for the Woodmen (0-4), who committed six errors.


Warriors drop pitchers’ duel

Whiteland came up short at Plainfield on Wednesday, 3-1. Delanie Gourley took the loss for the Warriors (4-4, 2-2 Mid-State) despite striking out five against just one walk. Abby Nacio was 2 for 2 with a walk and Jordan Smith drove in the team’s lone run.

Boys volleyball

Franklin wins five-setter

For the second straight night, No. 7 Franklin survived a five-set affair, outlasting Cardinal Ritter 18-25, 22-25, 29-27, 25-21, 15-12.

Owen Mahin paced the Grizzly Cubs (11-2) on offense with 15 kills. Austin Sewell had 26 assists, Davis Fiddler had 26 digs and Tate Clendening totaled eight blocks.

Franklin College

Softball almost perfect in sweep

Kayla Selzer and Alisha Burch held Rose-Hulman to just three hits on the day while leading Franklin College to a doubleheader sweep on Wednesday. The Grizzlies won by scores of 14-0 and 11-0.

Sydney Logsdon had four RBIs on the day as well as an inside-the-park home run. Shelby Mager drove in three runs in the opener and Monica Collins did the same in the nightcap.

Women’s lacrosse falls to Anderson

Haley Ash netted three goals and Shelbi Hunter scored two, but Franklin College couldn’t muster enough to get past Anderson in an 18-9 defeat on Wednesday.