Prep Roundup – August 24

Boys tennis

Warriors lose at home

Plainfield came to Johnson County on Thursday and left with a 4-1 victory against host Whiteland. Now 3-2 overall, the Warriors are 1-1 in Mid-State Conference play.

Caleb Scott defeated Plainfield’s Brady Sinks at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-2, for Whiteland’s lone point. Adam Zietlow lost to the Quakers’ Matt Stone, 6-2, 6-4 at the second singles spot, and Garrison Pelfree lost at No. 3 singles, 7-6, 7-5.

Cory Ulrich teamed with Noah Thompson at No. 1 singles for the Warriors but lost 6-2, 6-0. The second doubles grouping of Nolan Lee and Grant Cloud lost 6-1, 6-4.

Panthers blank Trojans

Center Grove dropped a 5-0 decision against Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference rival North Central.

Sophomore Trey Thixton took his match at No. 1 singles to three sets before eventually losing to the Panthers’ Ian Brady, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0. Trojans sophomore Nic Ballesteros lost to Brian McAuley, 6-1, 6-4, at No. 2 singles, while senior Akul Vijayvargia lost his No. 3 singles match, 6-1, 6-1.

Woodmen top Artesians

Greenwood defeated Martinsville, 4-1, in its Mid-State Conference opener to improve to 3-0 overall.

Jack O’Reilly won his match at No. 2 singles, 6-2, 6-2, while Grant Bryant prevailed at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-4. The Woodmen’s other points were by doubles tandems Alex Walsh/Jacob Rothaar and Ben Sobieray/Eric Moenkhaus — both by scores of 6-1, 6-0.

Brownstown tops Lancers

Edinburgh No. 1 singles player Coltan Henderson rallied for a 1-6, 6-4, 6-0 victory in his match, but it wasn’t enough in a 4-1 loss to Brownstown Central.

Lancers No. 3 singles player Tommy Schneider was competitive in his match, losing by a score of 7-6 (7-4), 6-4.

Girls golf

Carmel bests Center Grove

Carmel defeated Center Grove, 156-176, in a match played at Prairie View Golf Club.

Sophomore Lucy Young’s 39 led the way for the Trojans, while Hannah Wilson completed her round with a 41. Senior Shelby Schier had a 47, Kirby Swails a 49 and Ashley Voyles a 52.

Terhune low for Woodmen

Bloomington North scored a 164-196 victory against Greenwood at Hickory Stick Golf Club.

Low score for the Woodmen came from Maecee Terhune with a 46. Maeci West finished two shots back with Laila Stein, Taylor Watson, Bridget Lindstrom and Christina Challman all shooting 51.

Greenwood players Isabell Hunt and Kinley Mahan carded a 58 and 62, respectively.

Valant leads Cougars

Greenwood Christian Academy defeated Crispus Attucks, 163-188, in a match stopped after seven holes due to time.

Sophia Valant led the way for the Cougars with a 48 through seven holes.


Lancers fall to Morristown

Edinburgh took Morristown to five sets but couldn’t close the deal against the Yellow Jackets, 26-24, 25-19, 26-28, 19-25, 15-12.

The Lancers are 4-3 overall and 1-1 in conference play.

Boys soccer

Trojans forge tie

Center Grove battled Lawrence Central with the two teams finishing play in a 0-0 tie.

Rebels lose to Flashes

Franklin Central defeated Roncalli, 4-1, with Henry Sang producing the lone goal for the Rebels.

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