Sports activities Roundup – Could 21

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FORTVILLE – The Mountain The Vernon Girls’ Tennis Section Championship has been set.

Today the hosts Marauders (14-2) will meet their rivals Greenfield-Central at 4:30 p.m. Vernon is chasing a possible seventh straight title.

To do this, however, the Marauders will have to stop the Hoosier Heritage Conference’s rising rivals, Cougars, who improved to 10-4-1 after beating Eastern Hancock 5-0 on Thursday night during their semi-final game.

Since the end of April, the Cougars have scored nine straight wins in a draw and will now attempt to conquer the first leg of the program since 1992/93.

Mt. Vernon has won 14 section titles since 1996-97.

The Marauders and Pendleton Heights met for the second time this season in the semifinals on Thursday. In the first session, Mt. Vernon won the season opener for both teams 5-0 in early April.

The Marauders repeated their 5-0 victory and reached the section finals.

Mt. Vernons Lydia Ruegsegger defeated Abigail Cruser of the Arabs 6-0, 6-1. Carly Wilkerson won the No. 2 singles against Jessica Thompson 6-0, 6-0. Hannah Smith finished the singles with a 6: 0, 6: 1 win against Camille Spencer.

In doubles No. 1, the Marauders duo of Lexi Shelton and Ceci Bulmahn won 6-0, 6-0 against Chloe Steinke and Cassidy Brandom. Maddie Swingle and Anna Hawks won doubles # 2 6-0, 6-1 against Chloe Kean and Faith Bluel.

For the Cougars, Zoe Starks won 6-1, 6-3 against Eastern Hancock’s Chloe McCarty in the No. 1 Singles. Jaclyn Layton rolled 6-1, 6-2 against Savanah Hardin in the No. 2 Singles. Brianna McConnell defeated Lexi Swauger 6-3, 6-2 in the No. 3 singles.

Ali Knecht and Hallie Smith won 7-6, 6-1 against Audrey Tice and Tori Parker in doubles No. 1. The sweep was completed with Makayla Price and Leah Puckett, Mikayla Hardy and Kayln Edwards 6-0, 7-5 defeated in doubles # 2.

Greenfield-Central defeated New Palestine 3-2 in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Mt. Vernon and Greenfield-Central met during the regular season on April 22nd, with the hosts winning the Marauders 3-2.

The Cougars challenged the Marauders in singles and took second and third places behind McConnell and Layton before Mt. Vernon rallied with their doubles teams.


Dragons fall on Trojanss

The New Palestine baseball team dropped a 13-1 six innings decision against New Castle in a Hoosier Heritage Conference matchup on Wednesday.

New Castle took a 4-0 lead with two runs in the first and third innings. The run of the kites took place at the end of third place when Nolan Cox left, stole second, and scored a throwing error.

New Castle added one run in the fourth, two in the fifth, and six in the sixth.

The Dragons had four hits – singles by Zayden Stiller, Wes Stiller, Blaine Nunnally and Caleb Davis.

The Dragons are now 11-15 overall and 6-7 in the HHC game.

Cougars complete the HHC sweep

The Greenfield-Central baseball team ended their 4-game HHC win over Shelbyville 4-0 at home on Wednesday night.

The win improved the Cougars’ season record to 15: 7 and 11: 3 in the conference, securing the program second place in the HHC.

Gavin Atwood led the Cougars’ nine-hit attack, finishing the 3v3 race with a home run, a run and an RBI.

Grant Shepherd was 1-3 with an RBI and Parker Stanley went 1-3 with an RBI.

Andrew Zellers, Austin Oden, Conner Sims and Jacob Riegle each recorded a hit.

Stanley took the win on the hill, throwing 6.2 innings with four allowed hits, two walks and eleven strokes.

Royals empty broncos

Eastern Hancock’s Wyatt Sutton and Chris Craney drew 1-0 with two goals on Tuesday night against Daleville, opponents of the Mid-Eastern Conference.

The Royals improved to 5-11 in the season and 2-5 in the MEC after winning Sutton’s only RBI.

On the mound, Sutton threw 1.2 innings with three strikeouts and no hits allowed. Craney went 5.1 innings with two hits, four walks, and five strikeouts.

Sutton went 1: 3 on the plate with a victim. Craney stole a base and was 1-3. Landon Kinter went 2-3.

Soft ball

Cougars Router Fighting Irish

The Greenfield Central softball team took a 5-0 lead against the cathedral visit on Wednesday night and never looked back and won 8-1.

The win improved GC’s season record to 15-8.

Caroline Gibson (2: 2) and Megan Wineinger (2: 3) led the Cougars’ 10-goal night.

Gibson finished with a home run, a double, and three RBIs. Wineinger drove in two runs. Taylor Smith had an RBI.

Camille Burelison, Ella Redmon, Lilly Stewart and Olivia Roberts each finished with one hit apiece.

Burelison took the overall win with three allowed hits, a walk and two spikes.

Marauders empty Indians

Mt. Vernon’s ace-pitching duo of Maddie Taylor and Karlee Franklin made for a perfect match against Anderson on Wednesday night on the way to an 11-0 win.

The tandem combined 14 strikeouts, no hits, and no walks to help the Marauders improve to 17-5.

Mt. Vernon started in the first inning when Haley Kissee’s sacrificial fly scored a run for the Marauders, followed by a split home run for Molly Buck.

The Marauders had a total of 10 hits. Taylor, Buck, and Macey Cox each scored multiple hits.

The marauders are back in action on Saturday at home on the mountain. Vernon inviting. The first game is scheduled for 10 a.m.

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