Local roundup – April 18


New Pal stuns Warriors late

A walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh lifted New Palestine past Whiteland 5-4 on Monday.

Jacob Leistner had two hits, scored a run and drove in a run for the Warriors (6-2), who also got an RBI triple from Bailey Watson.

Edinburgh falls to Oldenburg

After taking an early lead on a third-inning RBI double by Zach Giles, Edinburgh wound up on the losing end of a 4-1 decision against visiting Oldenburg Academy on Monday.

Zach Murphy had three of the Lancers’ eight hits, all of them doubles, and scored the team’s lone run.

Trojans top Flashes

Center Grove posted a 4-2 home win against Franklin Central on Monday.


Shelbyville downs Woodmen

Greenwood fell into an early 6-0 hole and never recovered, suffering a 10-3 road loss Monday.

Girls tennis

Franklin handles Whiteland

In a battle of county and Mid-State Conference rivals, Franklin got a pair of key three-set wins to top Whiteland 4-1 on Monday.

Abi Smith rallied for a 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 victory at No. 3 singles, while the Grizzly Cubs’ No. 2 doubles team of Aiden Smith and Ella Pheifer claimed a 6-0, 6-7 (1), 6-0 triumph.

Katie Heuchan won in straight sets at No. 2 singles, while Daryn Hyneman and Katie Purk did the same at No. 1 doubles. Whiteland’s lone point came at No. 1 singles, where Reese Johnson was a winner in straight sets.

Braves sweep Edgewood

Indian Creek rolled past Western Indiana Conference foe Edgewood on Monday, 5-0.

Katie Burkman, Ali Harris and Brooke Coy dropped just five combined games in sweeping the singles points. McKayla Russell and Sarah Knight won at No. 1 doubles, while Mya Piccone and Mekenzie Hunter were triumphant at No. 2.

Rebels edge Brebeuf

Emma Hess was a winner at No. 1 singles, leading Roncalli to a 3-2 victory past Brebeuf.

Lancers come up short

Despite a straight-sets win at No. 1 singles from Allie Schooler, Edinburgh suffered a 4-1 defeat against Southwestern (Shelbyville).

Boys golf

Trojans dominate at home

Sam Jean fired a 67 to lead No. 2-ranked Center Grove to a convincing 278-312 victory against Perry Meridian at Hickory Stick on Monday.

Noah Gillard and Logan Anderson each carded a 70 for the Trojans, while Luke DeHaven added a 71.