Local roundup – April 15


Lancers handle South Decatur

Bailey Woodall pitched a complete game and went 2 for 3 at the plate as Edinburgh defeated South Decatur 4-2 on Friday.

Maddi Clark had three hits and scored twice for the Lancers (4-3), who took the lead with two runs in the top of the fourth inning and held on from there.

GCA drops slugfest

Greenwood Christian fought back valiantly after falling behind by 13 runs in the first inning but was handed a 19-15 loss against Horizon Christian on Thursday night.

Girls tennis

Warriors edge Woodmen

Whiteland eked out a 3-2 victory against county and Mid-State Conference rival Greenwood on Thursday.

Avneet Badwal and Haley Darling won at No. 2 and No. 3 singles for the Warriors, who also got a point at No. 2 doubles from Bri Harwell and Sophie Venter.

Greenwood’s Maddie Bright was a three-set winner at No. 1 singles, while the No. 1 doubles team of Molly Jacobs and Alyssa Roscoe won in straight sets.

Grizzly Cubs get first defeat

Franklin was handed its first loss of the young season Thursday, dropping a 5-0 match against Mooresville. The Grizzly Cubs are 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the Mid-State Conference.

Track and field

Woodmen sweep three-way

Greenwood dominated its boys and girls meets against Beech Grove and Greenwood Christian on Thursday, taking first place in both.

The Woodmen won the boys meet with 89 points to Beech Grove’s 52, while the girls outpointed the runner-up Hornets, 89-13.


Whiteland senior commits to IU

Averie Myers, a senior at Whiteland, signed a letter of intent Friday to compete for the Indiana University rowing team beginning next year.

Franklin College

Baseball falls in 10

The Franklin baseball team took a 3-2 extra-inning defeat on Friday against HCAC rival Mount St. Joseph’s, falling on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th.

The Grizzlies (16-10, 8-5) had tied the game in the ninth on an RBI groundout by Sam Claycamp.

Softball splits twinbill

Franklin’s softball team topped Calvin College 6-2 in the opening game of a Friday doubleheader before dropping the nightcap 10-5.

Alexis Tarver had a pair of RBIs, helping to key a five-run third inning in Game 1 for the Grizzlies.