Local Sports Roundup – April 24


Warriors prevail in eight

Whiteland picked up the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to secure a 3-2 win at Martinsville on Tuesday. Ryan Glithero, Trevor Spilker and Alex Reed drove in runs for the Warriors (8-6, 4-3 Mid-State).

Grizzly Cubs nip Pioneers

Luke Torrance and Luke Miles drove in two runs apiece and Franklin made a late charge to pull out a 7-6 victory at Mooresville on Tuesday.

Jared Ross hit a home run for the Grizzly Cubs (9-3, 5-2 Mid-State Conference).

Trojans coast at home

Center Grove rolled to an 8-0 victory over Warren Central on Tuesday, with Grant Herron earning the win on the mound. Jackson Young and A.J. Poynter had two RBIs each for the Trojans (9-2, 6-1 MIC).


Whiteland gets big league win

Delanie Gourley went the distance in the pitching circle and  Debbie Hill had a home run and four RBIs in Whiteland’s 10-3 win over Martinsville on Tuesday.

Haley Wilkerson had three hits for the Warriors (6-8, 3-4 Mid-State), while Aniyah Haley and Trinity Borders knocked in two runs apiece.

Herbst no-hits Warriors

Abby Herbst pitched a no-hitter as Center Grove topped Warren Central, 12-0, in five innings on Tuesday. Herbst also went 3 for 3 at the plate for the Trojans (12-2, 5-0 MIC).

Lexi Fair and Lex Warner each had two hits and two RBIs in the win, with Fair hitting a home run.

Cougars outslug Park Tudor

Greenwood Christian thumped Park Tudor on Tuesday, 21-5, behind four runs batted in from Avery Shingleton. Morgan and Hailey Haynes each added three RBIs for the Cougars (6-2).

Cash money for Rebels

Kaelin Cash pitched a perfect game in Roncalli’s 15-0 rout of Heritage Christian on Tuesday.

Woodmen win, then lose

Greenwood’s comeback bid fell a bit short on Tuesday in a 9-6 setback at Perry Meridian. Alysea Wiedenhaupt had three RBIs in defeat for the Woodmen (3-13).

On Monday, Alexis Rees was 5 for 5 with three doubles as the Woodmen overpowered Southport, 14-6, to end a four-game losing streak.

Girls tennis

Grizzly Cubs stay perfect

Franklin kept its unbeaten streak going with a 3-2 triumph over Columbus East on Tuesday. 

The No. 19 Grizzly Cubs swept the doubles points in straight sets, with Kate Heuchan and Daryn Hyneman winning at No. 1 and Rachel Pinnick and Allison Bennett rolling in the second spot. Emma Genter added a two-set victory at third singles.

Braves sweep Lancers

Indian Creek defeated Edinburgh on Tuesday, 5-0. Katie Burkman, Alyssa Pruitt and Zoe Rayback swept the three singles points for the Braves.

In doubles, Ali Harris and Brooke Coy won in the first spot, and Avery Burris and Emilee Scott got the point at No. 2.

Warriors fall to Rebels

Roncalli defeated Whiteland on Tuesday, 4-1. Sarah Scott got the Warriors’ lone point at No. 2 singles to remain unbeaten on the season

Whiteland got past Martinsville, 3-2, on Monday. Scott and Sophie Venter won at second and third singles for the Warriors (9-3, 4-2 Mid-State), while Brooke Boehnlein and Bri Harwell added a point at No. 1 doubles.

Trojans get blanked

No. 13 Center Grove was beaten by fifth-ranked Park Tudor on Tuesday, 5-0. All five matches were settled in straight sets.

Boys golf

Grizzly Cubs edge Warriors

Damon Dickey’s 35 was the low round of the day and Blake McIntire added a 38 as Franklin narrowly defeated Whiteland, 161 to 163, in a three-way match with Mooresville on Tuesday.

Woodmen lose to Quakers

Greenwood was topped by Plainfield, 160 to 180, at Deer Creek on Tuesday. Braxton Christie paced the Woodmen with a 43, while Jackson Watkins and Elijah Poe each carded a 45.

Lancers fall at home

Despite an even-par 36 from Bladen Hancock, Edinburgh was beaten by Trinity Lutheran and Beech Grove in a three-way match at Timbergate on Tuesday.

Track and field

Franklin sweeps Greensburg

Cami Kelsay won the 100, 200 and long jump to pace Franklin’s girls in a 97-35 win over Greensburg on Tuesday. Lauren Sandrock took both hurdles races for the Grizzly Cubs, who swept all three relays and got individual wins from Alyssa Henderson (400), Lilly Lacy (800), Addison Utterback (pole vault) and Jada White (high jump).

The Grizzly Cubs boys won, 79-53, getting first-place finishes from David Purdy (400), Wyatt McCullough (800), Will Tucker (1,600), Andrew Bixler (3,200), David Doan (300 hurdles), Jumpshot Warner (high jump), Matt Frazier (pole vault) and the 4×400 and 4×800 relays.

Franklin College

Baseball wins two

Freshman Nick Elmendorf pitched a complete-game shutout to kickstart Franklin College’s doubleheader sweep at St. Francis on Tuesday. The Grizzlies won by scores of 3-0 and 10-3.

Sam Claycamp had two RBIs in the opener for the Grizzlies (21-11), while Ryan Bixler, Alex Mis and Brandt Pawley each knocked in a pair in the second game.

Softball swept at home

Franklin College dropped a home twinbill to Transylvania on Tuesday, losing by scores of 2-0 and 8-5. Shelby Mager had three RBIs in the nightcap for the Grizzlies (15-15, 7-5 HCAC), while Natalie Weber added a home run.