Local roundup – April 17


Indian Creek falls to Northview

Indian Creek was defeated by Northview on Saturday, 9-2. The loss drops the Braves to 3-3.

Grizzly Cubs trample Herron

Franklin participated in the Columbus East Invitational on Saturday, finishing the night with a win and a loss. The Grizzly Cubs (2-6) started out the day with a 10-0 loss to Columbus East before responding by trampling Herron, 29-0.

Greenwood tops Triton Central

Greenwood held off a comeback attempt from Triton Central to take the victory, 11-7, on Saturday. The Woodmen advance to 4-7.


Beier powers Lancers in sweep

Edinburgh defeated both Speedway and Heritage Christian on Saturday. The Lancers started out the weekend by flying past Speedway, 8-0, then followed up with a 15-5 victory against Heritage Christian.

Sidney Beier led the Class A No. 10 Lancers (6-3) with three home runs, two doubles and eight RBIs. Vanessa McManaway and Bailey Woodall added two doubles and two RBIs apiece. Woodall and Madisyn Clark were winning pitchers.

Warriors fall to Jennings County

Whiteland was defeated by Jennings County, 3-2, in an eight-inning showdown Saturday. The Warriors fall to 3-5.

Girls tennis

Trojans beaten by Carmel

Center Grove was swept by top-ranked Carmel, 5-0, in a battle of MIC powers Saturday.

Grizzly Cubs earn league sweep

Franklin took down both Martinsville, 4-1, and Plainfield, 3-2, at home on Saturday. Kate Heuchan went undefeated on the day, winning both of her singles matches.

Greenwood slides past Perry

Greenwood defeated Perry Meridian in a nail-biter, 3-2, on Saturday.

Boys golf

Host Trojans dominate field

Center Grove and Franklin both participated in the Trojan Classic at Hickory Stick on Saturday. The Trojans came out on top with a final score of 299, while the Grizzly Cubs finished in fifth place with 324.

For Center Grove, Logan Anderson led all players with a score of 69, while teammate Luke DeHaven followed with 76. Franklin’s Javan Johnson shot 74 to finish second individually behind Anderson.

Woodmen finish fifth

Greenwood took part in an invitational at Danville on Saturday. The Woodmen finished in fifth place, shooting a 341.

Whiteland takes eighth

Whiteland placed eighth out of twelve teams at the Jennings County invitational on Saturday. The Warriors finished with a final score of 367. Isaac Ebeyer shot an 85, placing 12th out of 60 golfers.

Track & field

Trojan boys take second; girls place fifth

Center Grove boys placed second in a relay invitational at Ben Davis on Saturday. The girls finished in fifth place in the Hamilton Southeastern Relays.

Grant Mason led the boys with an individual victory in the 100. Sam Hohlt, Trevor Hohlt, Christian Goines and Tyler Watson took first in the shuttle hurdle relay. For the girls, Allison Utterback, Haley Goines, Julia Riley and Kiyah Yeast took first in the 4×100 relay, breaking a school record with a time of 48.67 seconds.

Boys volleyball

Franklin wins tournament

Franklin participated in the Home Quad Tournament on Saturday, taking down all three of its opponents to take first place. The Grizzly Cubs (10-1) defeated Noblesville in three sets before sweeping Southport and Lafayette Jefferson.

Franklin College

Baseball splits doubleheader

Franklin College split a doubleheader against Mount St. Joseph on Saturday. The Grizzlies lost the opener, 3-2, but took the second game, 11-5.

Nick Wright and Jackson Freed both had homers on the day for the Grizzlies (17-11, 9-6 HCAC). Jarrod Smith finished with three RBIs. Christian Sullivan was the winning pitcher.

Softball splits doubleheader

Franklin College split two games with Bluffton University on Saturday. The Grizzlies rallied back in the second game to take an 8-5 victory after a 5-2 loss in the opener.

Monica Collins finished with a triple and an RBI for the Grizzlies (19-11). Alexis Tarver added a double and two RBIs. The winning pitcher in the nightcap was Bailey Lindamood.

Men’s tennis splits

Franklin College defeated Manchester University, 6-3, and lost to Greenville College, 5-4, on Saturday. Ethan Caldwell and Blake Amonett both went undefeated, each winning both of their singles matches.

Men’s golf places second

Franklin College finished second out of five teams at the Earlham Spring Invitational. The Grizzlies finished with a score of 623, placing second behind Thomas More (616). Spencer Portish shot a 150, earning second among individuals competing.

Women’s golf at Spring Fling

Franklin College placed 21st at the Kathy Niepagen Spring Fling at Illinois Wesleyan University. Keely Townshend led the Grizzlies with a 175.

Women’s track finishes in sixth; men eighth

Franklin College participated in the Indiana Division III Championship at DePauw University on Saturday. The women finished sixth out of eight teams, while the men finished in eighth place.

For the women, Sarah Miller took first in the javelin throw at 31.84 meters. Kelsey Bowling was fourth in the triple jump, fourth in the 100 hurdles and second in the long jump. Nathan Adams led the men by finishing on top in the hammer throw (44.83m), breaking the school record for the Grizzlies. Alex Smith placed fourth in the javelin throw at 42.81 meters.

Women’s lax takes down Waynesburg

Franklin College defeated Waynesburg University, 15-7, on Saturday. Morgan McIntosh led the Grizzlies (5-2) with four goals, while goalkeeper Kayanna Wolter finished with 13 saves.