Local sports roundup: April 25


Warriors win tournament title

Class 4A No. 9 Whiteland won its own invitational on Saturday, posting an 8-2 victory over Hamilton Southeastern and then beating East Central in the title game, 9-5. Kiley Sullivan hit a three-run homer in the final for the Warriors (11-0), while pitcher Debbie Hill struck out 13 in winning the opener and then added two RBIs and a save in the championship tilt. Trinity Borders had four hits and three runs batted in on the day.

Trojans sweep Milligan Classic

Host Center Grove won both of its games at the Russ Milligan Classic, blanking Class 4A No. 4 Columbus North 3-0 and following up with a 5-1 win over Fishers. Riley Henson sparked the Trojans (10-3) by firing a one-hit shutout against the Bull Dogs in the opener.

Lancers salvage split

Edinburgh bounced back from a 14-2 loss to Hauser by defeating Indianapolis Lutheran, 10-4. Gracie Crawhorn hit a pair of solo homers in the win for the Lancers (5-7), with MacKenzie Bieker and Kyah Streeval also going deep. Carly Cowan hit a two-run bomb in the loss against the Jets.

Grizzly Cubs drop two

Franklin came up shy in both ends of its doubleheader at Columbus East, falling by scores of 10-4 and 5-4.


Cougars steamroll Burris

Trey Harney pitched a no-hitter, striking out 11, and Greenwood Christian used a 16-run fourth inning to pull away for a 30-3 victory at Muncie Burris. Charlie Overton had three hits and five RBIs for the Cougars (5-2, 2-0 PAAC).

Edinburgh gets first win

Edinburgh picked up its first victory since last May on Saturday, rolling past Eminence 18-2. Caleb Turner homered and drove in four runs for the Lancers (1-9), while Jarrett Turner doubled twice, scored three runs and knocked in three.

The Lancers also lost to Indianapolis Lutheran.

Girls tennis

Braves defeat Lancers

Indian Creek beat Edinburgh on Saturday, 4-1. Lauren Foster and Zoe Rayback were winners at first and third singles for the Braves (5-2), while Emilee Scott and Olivia Perry rolled in straight sets at first doubles and Avery Burress and Addy Tunell did the same in the second spot. Jessica Walsh got the Lancers’ lone point at No. 2 singles.

Whiteland tops Goshen

Shifting its lineup a bit, Whiteland used a pair of three-set doubles victories to get past Goshen, 4-1. Kailyn Sheridan and Maddy Nieto pulled out a victory in the No. 1 spot, while the No. 2 duo Kinsey Shipp and Cathy Nguyen rallied from a set down to win. Sara Ullrich and Candace Stephenson picked up points at first and second singles, respectively, with Stephenson also winning a three-setter.

Boys golf

Trojans place second

No. 2 Center Grove finished second at the Westfield Invitational on Saturday, posting a score of 313 to finish five shots behind the host Shamrocks. Drew Hardin led the Trojans with a round of 75.

Track and field

Edinburgh hosts relays

Host Edinburgh placed fourth on the boys side at its Lancer Relays on Saturday, totaling 64 points. The 4×200 relay quartet of Enrique Callejas, Austin Brockman, Blaze Jensen and Braylon Bryant took first place with a time of 1:40.18.

Franklin College

Softball sweeps Manchester

A grand slam from Genesis Muñoz helped Franklin College seal a 6-3 win over Manchester on Saturday, capping off a twinbill sweep after a 3-1 victory in the opener. Annie Kluemper had four hits on the day for the Grizzlies (18-13, 9-3 HCAC).

Record-setting day for baseball

Franklin College split a doubleheader with Mount St. Joseph, winning the opener by a 5-4 count before dropping the second game, 14-4. Senior pitcher Nick McClanahan set a school record with 15 strikeouts in the victory, while classmate Logan Demkovich established a new single-season standard later in the day by hitting his 17th home run of the spring.