Local Sports Roundup – April 14

<p>Softball</p><p><strong>Grizzly Cubs blank Falcons</strong></p><p>Izzy Harrison struck out 12 over five shutout innings and added five RBIs on a pair of home runs as Franklin defeated Perry Meridian, 10-0, at home on Tuesday. Erin Lee was 2 for 3 with a walk-off home run and a triple, Mia Herbert went 3 for 3 and Corin Dammeier added a pair of hits for the Grizzly Cubs (3-1, 2-1 Mid-State).</p><p><strong>Trojans overwhelm Bears</strong></p><p>Alexis Rudd was 3 for 3 with two homers and seven RBIs in Center Grove’s 16-0 rout of Lawrence Central. Ashlynn Wolff (home run) and Ruby Thompson (triple) each added a pair of hits for the Class 4A No. 6 Trojans (8-2, 2-0 MIC) in support of winning pitcher Gracie Henson.</p><p><strong>Lancers roll in five innings</strong></p><p>Catey Streeval’s grand slam keyed a seven-run fourth and Gracie Crawhorn pitched a no-hitter as Edinburgh coasted to an 11-0 win over Columbus Christian. Mackenzie Whetstine drove in three runs for the Lancers (3-4), while Crawhorn knocked in a pair.</p><p><strong>Warriors get league win</strong></p><p>Whiteland edged Plainfield, 8-6, behind two RBIs apiece from Jordan Smith, Haley Wilkerson and Halle Nett. Debbie Hill was the winning pitcher for the Warriors (2-3, 2-1 Mid-State), striking out six. Smith, Wilkerson, Emma Piercy and Macy Cornelius had two hits each.</p><p><strong>Royals top Hornets</strong></p><p>Keagan Rothrock struck out 17 in Roncalli’s 6-1 win over Beech Grove. Kylie Freije had a triple and two RBIs for the Class 4A No. 1 Royals (7-0).</p><p>Baseball</p><p><strong>Grizzly Cubs no-hit Perry</strong></p><p>Max Clark and Jace Fowler combined on a no-hitter, striking out 13 and three hitters, respectively, in Franklin’s 6-0 home win over Perry Meridian on Tuesday. Logan Devenport had an RBI single for the Grizzly Cubs (6-2, 3-0 Mid-State), who took advantage of 10 Falcon walks.</p><p><strong>Warriors handle Quakers</strong></p><p>Quinn Warweg and Jonathan Moreno held the Plainfield bats in check as Whiteland picked up a 5-1 victory. Nick Dwenger had two RBIs for the Warriors (3-3, 2-1 Mid-State), who got two hits apiece from Drew Helton and Korey Gordon.</p><p><strong>Woodmen fall by one</strong></p><p>Greenwood was edged by Martinsville, 3-2. Landen Smith and Isaac Simpson had RBI singles for the Woodmen (1-3, 1-2 Mid-State), while Zakary Rasener threw four innings of scoreless relief.</p><p><strong>Braves drop pitchers’ duel</strong></p><p>Despite a strong outing from Nolan Ankney (6 IP, 5 H, 1 BB, 5 K), Indian Creek came up just shy in a 1-0 loss at Sullivan.</p><p><strong>Royals shut out Brebeuf</strong></p><p>Tanner Hudspeth struck out 14 without a walk in a complete-game shutout as Roncalli got past Brebeuf, 1-0.</p><p>Track and field</p><p><strong>Grizzly Cubs sweep Artesians</strong></p><p>Franklin dominated its dual meet against visiting Martinsville on Tuesday, with the girls winning 92-40 and the boys taking an 88-44 victory.</p><p>The Grizzly Cub girls took the 4×800 relay and got individual wins from Cami Kelsay (100, long jump), Lauren Klem (800 and 1,600), Brooke Coffman (100 and 300 hurdles), Sydney Woodward (3,200), Emma Bertel (shot put), Lilija Vinters (discus), Morgan Sandrock (high jump) and Jaclyn Boardman (pole vault).</p><p><strong>Woodmen split four-way</strong></p><p>Greenwood’s boys came out on top in a four-way meet that also featured Indian Creek, Edinburgh and Monrovia. The Braves and Woodmen were edged by the Bulldogs on the girls side.</p><p>In the boys meet, the Woodmen got wins from Tanner Allen (100 and 200), Gabe Long (shot put), Brayden Gardner (discus), C.J. Price (high jump), Luke Hommell (110 hurdles), Jordan Bonser (400), Conner Watson (3,200) and the 4×100 relay team. The Braves took the 4×400 relay and got victories from Jackson Fenton (800), Caden Ringer (1,600) and Brendan Conner (high jump).</p><p>Indian Creek’s girls opened by winning the 4×800 and also got wins from Tori Iaria (100 hurdles and 800), Jada Flora (shot), Tarra Turnmire (discus) and Ella Taylor (long jump). Finishing first for the Woodmen were Amy Luttrell (100 and pole vault), Ellie Irwin (high jump), Quinn Kelly (400) and the 4×100 relay. </p><p>Girls tennis</p><p><strong>Woodmen pick up first win</strong></p><p>Greenwood won all three singles points in straight sets to secure a 3-2 victory over Martinsville on Tuesday. Sophia Davidson, Marisa Linville and Meri Yusef were all victorious for the Woodmen (1-3).</p><p><strong>Trojans sweep North Central</strong></p><p>Center Grove earned a 5-0 victory over North Central. Ashlee Fisk, Sonya Vyas and Deepthi Shankar were singles winners, Sydney Plowman and Sapna Vyas took the point at No. 1 doubles and Hudson Gilstorf and Lauren Dick were triumphant in the second position.</p><p><strong>Warriors nipped by Quakers</strong></p><p>Whiteland was defeated by Plainfield, 3-2. Both of the points for the Warriors (3-1, 1-1 Mid-State) came in doubles, where Molly Brosnan and Natalie Cloer won at No. 1 and Kaylee Hoagland and Lauren Trimble got the point at No. 2.</p><p><strong>Braves edged by Eagles</strong></p><p>Indian Creek took a tough 3-2 loss to Brown County. Lauren Foster was victorious at first singles for the Braves, while Avery Burris and Addy Tunell won at second doubles.</p><p>Boys golf</p><p><strong>Grizzly Cubs take down Owls</strong></p><p>Behind a 33 from medalist Damon Dickey, Franklin beat Seymour at The Legends on Tuesday, 155-172. Rounding out the scoring for the Grizzly Cubs were Nate Blackwell (39), Will McGuinness (41) and Quin Edwards (42).</p><p><strong>Warriors come in third</strong></p><p>Despite a 1-under-par 35 from Will Davis, Whiteland was defeated by New Palestine and Greenfield-Central at The Legends.</p><p>Boys volleyball</p><p><strong>Grizzly Cubs prevail in four</strong></p><p>Franklin bounced back from a first-set defeat for a 20-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-17 win over Zionsville on Tuesday.</p><p><strong>Royals claim three-set victory</strong></p><p>Roncalli swept Brebeuf 25-6, 25-16, 25-11. The Royals got 11 kills from John Kesterson and 15 digs from Andrew Mayer.</p>