Prep sports roundup – August 19

Boys tennis

Warriors improve to 2-1

Host Whiteland posted a 5-0 shutout of Triton Central on Thursday.

Singles players Caleb Scott, Adam Zietlow and Garrison Pelfree all picked up straight-set victories for the Warriors. Meanwhile, the No. 1 doubles tandem of sophomores Nolan Lee and Cory Ullrich won in three sets, as did the No. 2 team of seniors Ricardo Gonzales and Andrew DeLuca.

Woodmen defeat Olympians

Greenwood won its opener with a 5-0 shutout of Columbus East.

Jacob Gray won his match at No. 1 singles, Jack O’Reilly at No. 2 singles and Grant Bryant at No. 3 singles. Woodmen doubles teams of Alex Walsh and Ben Sobieray and Jacob Rothaar and Eric Moenkhaus also prevailed in straight-sets fashion.

Rebels lose at home

Roncalli fell short at home against Heritage Christian on Thursday by a score of 3-2.

The loss dropped the Rebels to 1-1 on the season.

Scoring points for the hosts were Chad Rensburg and Bryson Meek at NOs. 2 and 3 singles, respectively. Rensburg won his match, 6-1, 6-1, while Meek’s score was 6-4, 6-3.

Park Tudor blanks Trojans

Center Grove came up short against Park Tudor by a score of 5-0.

Sophomore No. 1 singles player Trey Thixton came closest to scoring a point for the Trojans, losing his match, 6-4, 6-4.

Girls golf

Auton’s 43 low score for Grizzly Cubs

Franklin Community shot a score of 197 on Thursday, but it wasn’t enough in a three-way meet against Martinsville (162) and runner-up Bloomington North (184).

For the Grizzly Cubs, Avery Auton led the way with a 43, with Taylor Drake’s 47 the next-lowest score. Alexa Wilkison produced a 52, Kristina Young a 55, Kylee Burnside a 57 and Rachel Pinnick a 67.

McManaway leads Lancers

Edinburgh shot a score of 230 at Deer Valley Golf Course on Thursday to down Oldenburg Academy.

Oldenburg finished with an incomplete score.

Junior Vanessa McManaway secured medalist honors for the Lancers with a 49, while Kenzie Hill had a 55. Kierra Richards shot a 62 followed by Madison Giles (64), Savannah Kellams (66) and Bethany Burton (70).

Woodmen fall short at Hickory Stick

Greenwood lost to Columbus North, 150-194, in a match played at Hickory Stick.

Laila Stein led the way for the Woodmen with a 45, two shots ahead of Maecee Terhune and three better than Maeci West. Greenwood’s other players were Christina Challman (54), Kinley Mahan (55), Isabell Hunt (56), Bridget Lindstrom (56) and Taylor Watson (62).

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