Local sports roundup: August 2

Girls golf

No. 3 Trojans third, Cubs sixth

Third-ranked Center Grove got its season started Monday with a third-place finish in the Bloomington Invitational at Bloomington Country Club. The Trojans finished with a team score of 315, trailing only No. 1 Carmel and No. 2 Castle. Camille Short led the way with a 76, while Abby Rich carded a 78 and Magnolia Miller finished at 79. Lexi Stuart (82) and Sage Parsetich (83) rounded out the Center Grove scoring.

Franklin, ranked 13th in the preseason poll, was sixth with a 340. Freshman Lexi Ray was the individual runner-up with a 72 for the Grizzly Cubs, who also got a 87 from Morgan Sandrock, 89 from Reese Phillips and 92 from Addie Livorno.

Elsewhere on Monday, the Trojans also posted a 167-225 win over Greenwood at Dye’s Walk. Rowen Pfeifle and Ellie Adkisson each shot a 40 for Center Grove, followed by Natalie Wilson (43), London Dodson (44) and Haidyn Brooks (45). Emma Baker led the Woodmen in defeat with a 51.

Braves fly past Hornets

Indian Creek cruised past Beech Grove, 206-279, in its season opener on Monday. Hannah Emenhiser turned in a low round of 40 for the Braves, while freshman Reese Tunell contributed a 50.


Warriors name new head coach

Whiteland alumna Harley Roller was named the Warriors’ new head coach on Monday. Roller, a 2010 Indiana All-Star who went on to play at Southern University, has been coaching in the college ranks since 2016. She spent three years (2019-21) as the head coach at Albany State, a Division II school in Georgia. Roller, who now resides in Franklin, will also teach in the special education department at Whiteland.

Track and field

Locals compete at Junior Olympics

Greenwood graduate Dylan Mayhew earned a bronze medal in the shot put at the USATF National Junior Olympics, which concluded Sunday in Sacramento, California. Mayhew, who had placed eighth at the state meet as a senior, finished with a top throw of 17.22 meters (56 feet, 6 inches) to finish third in the 17-18 men’s division.

Matthew Wray, a junior at Whiteland, finished 31st in the 200-meter dash preliminaries with a time of 22.18 seconds.