Katie Schier’s goal held up as the day’s only offense, and the Center Grove girls soccer team opened its season with a 1-0 home victory against Perry Meridian on Wednesday.
Ella Thompson earned the shutout in goal for the Trojans, who return to action Monday against Lawrence Central.
Rebels overwhelm Warren Central
Kelley Grube, Josie Asher, Courtney Reece and Morgan Kincaid all found the back of the net as Roncalli posted a 7-0 shutout victory against Warren Central on Wednesday.
Grube and Asher each tallied a pair of goals for the Rebels.
Whiteland falls at Triton Central
Playing at Triton Central on Wednesday afternoon, Whiteland was swept by the Tigers in three games, 25-9, 25-18, 25-15.
Trojans drop opener at Avon
In a battle of ranked teams, Class 4A No. 3 Avon rallied Tuesday for a 23-25, 28-26, 28-26, 25-16 victory against visiting Center Grove.
The Trojans, ranked seventh in Class 4A, received 22 kills from 5-foot-10 junior outside hitter Ellen LeMasters in their season-opener. Emma Jones, a 6-1 junior middle blocker, added 12 kills to go along with freshman defensive specialist Ashley Eck’s 15 digs.
Senior setter Macy Carrabine contributed 34 assists in a losing cause for Center Grove (0-1), which plays at Martinsville tonight.
Rebels sweep Scecina
Dropping just one game across five matches, Roncalli made quick work of Indianapolis Scecina on Wednesday in a shutout victory.
Jake Evans, Chad Ransburg and Bryson Meek all won their respective singles matches by 6-0, 6-0 scores. Max Huebler and Adam Mattingly were winners at No. 1 doubles, while Ryan Heckman and Alex Payne were triumphant in the second doubles slot.
Warriors earn first victory
Whiteland picked up its first win of the young season Wednesday, topping Ben Davis by a 4-1 score to even its record at 1-1.
Caleb Scott and Adam Zietlow were winners at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, and the Warriors swept the doubles points. Grant Cloud and Garrison Pelfree were 6-0, 6-0 winners at No. 1, and Whiteland claimed the No. 2 doubles point by default.
Franklin wins first two matches
Singles victories from Noah Roberts and Jonah Rockey helped propel Franklin past Shelbyville on Wednesday, 4-1, for the team’s second win in as many days.
The doubles tandems of Jake Rockey and Logan Snyder at No. 1 and Josiah Rockey and Ethan Klem at No. 2 swept their matches in straight sets.
On Tuesday, the Grizzly Cubs cruised to a 5-0 victory against Southport. Andy Bennett joined all of Wednesday’s winners in the victory column.
Woodmen beaten by Olympians
Despite a 45 from Julianna Lamey, the Greenwood girls fell to Columbus East at Otter Creek on Wednesday, 189 to 209.
Maecee Terhune and Maeci West each carded a 54 in defeat for the Woodmen, who host Columbus North today at Hickory Stick.
Trojans fall at Fishers
Despite a 38 from Shelby Schier, Center Grove was unable to knock off Fishers at Grey Eagle Golf Course, ending up on the wrong end of a 154-169 score.
Hannah Wilson added a 43 for the Trojans, while Lucy Young and Ashley Voyles each finished with a 44.
Whiteland finishes third
Though Bri Harwell shot a 44, Whiteland came up on the bottom end of a three-way match Wednesday.
The Warriors totaled 194, well back of Plainfield (160) and five shots behind Mooresville (189).
Rachel Giroud carded a 47 for Whiteland, which also got a 49 from Audrey Eckart.
Grizzly Cubs win three-way match
Alexa Wilkison led a balanced lineup with a 47 as the Franklin girls golf team defeated Avon and Greenwood at Prestwick Country Club on Tuesday.
Taylor Drake added a 48 for the Grizzly Cubs, who posted a team score of 195 to defeat Avon by 16 strokes and Greenwood by 23. Avery Auton and Kristina Young each carded a 50 in the victory.
The Woodmen were again paced by Julianna Lamey, who earned medalist honors on the day with a 46.