Prep sports roundup – August 26



Hammill leads Trojans

Freshman setter Madison Hammill led the way for Center Grove in its 25-10, 25-16, 25-8 victory against Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference rival Pike on Thursday.

Hammill finished the night with 29 assists, eight digs and five kills. Teammate Ellen LeMasters provided 11 kills, while Emma Jones chipped in seven kills.

Center Grove is now 2-3.

Warriors fall to New Palestine

Whiteland came up short in its match against New Palestine, losing 25-8, 25-19, 25-15.

Boys soccer

Pair shine for Franklin

Owen Atkison and Fernando Lopez-Perez scored two goals apiece in Franklin Community’s 5-0 victory at Mooresville.

Joe Nerding added a goal and two assists for the Grizzly Cubs (2-1-1 overall, 1-0 in Mid-State Conference). Garrett Snyder also picked up two assists and Owen Mahin one. Senior goalkeeper Austin Barnard was credited with three saves.

Boys tennis

Braves shut out Lancers

Indian Creek downed Edinburgh 5-0 on Thursday.

The Braves’ Trace Zachery defeated Coltan Henderson, 6-3, 6-3 at No. 1 singles. Cole Harris scored a 6-1, 4-0 (retired) victory over the Lancers’ Tommy Schneider at No. 2 singles, and Dalton Campbell downed Garvin Hancock, 6-2, 6-1 in No. 3 singles.

Indian Creek’s top doubles combination of Bryce Waddell and Scott Russell posted a 6-0, 6-1 win over Kegan Jones and Blade Elliott. At No. 2 doubles, Cody Hart and Jeremy Lee won, 6-0, 6-3, against Braden McManaway and Ryan Gaston.

Cubs win Mid-State match

Franklin Community rolled to a 5-0 victory against Mooresville to improve to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in league play.

Noah Roberts and Jonah Rockey dominated in Nos. 1 and 2 singles, respectively, each winning by a 6-0, 6-0 score.

Meanwhile, the Grizzly Cubs’ Andy Bennett won his No. 3 singles match, 6-2, 6-3. In doubles, Logan Snyder teamed with Jake Rockey for a 6-1, 6-0 triumph, while Ethan Klem and Josiah Rockey also won, 6-1, 6-0.

Woodmen stay unbeaten

Greenwood’s 4-1 victory against Whiteland improved the Woodmen record to 2-0 against Mid-State Conference foes.

Greenwood also is 4-0 overall.

Scoring points for the Woodmen were Jacob Gray at No. 1 singles, Jack O’Reilly at No. 2 singles and doubles teams comprised of Alex Walsh and Jacob Rothaar and Eric Moenkhaus and Ben Sobieray.

Whiteland averted the shutout thanks to a win by No. 3 singles player Garrison Pelfree.

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