Local roundup – April 24


Franklin sweeps Greenwood

Franklin took both halves of a doubleheader against Greenwood on Saturday. The Grizzly Cubs took the first game, 5-1, then followed up with a 9-5 victory.Jonah Rockey led the way for Franklin (4-8) with a double and two RBIs. Michael Couet and Isaac McCullough were the winning pitchers. Greenwood falls to 4-11.

Warriors win a pair at invite

Whiteland competed in an invitational at Franklin Central on Saturday. The Warriors started out the day by taking down West Vigo, 5-2, and then took home another victory against the host Flashes, 13-3, thanks to a 10-run seventh inning.Luke Helton led the Warriors with a total of four RBIs, while Logan Mullinix added a triple and an RBI for the Warriors (10-3). Helton and Riley McMahon were winning pitchers.

Lancers fall to Indy Lutheran

Edinburgh was defeated by Indianapolis Lutheran in a nail-biter, 3-2, on Saturday. The losing pitcher for the Lancers (4-7) was Coltan Henderson. Zach Giles had the sole RBI.

GCA blanks Bethesda

Greenwood Christian defeated Bethesda Christian in a shutout, 10-0, on Saturday. Colton Crick led the way from the mound for the Cougars (10-3), while Payton Modlin, Joey Jessup, Camden Peters and Griffin Huizinga all had doubles in the game.Softball

Trojans fall, Woodmen win

Greenwood competed in the Trojan Classic at Center Grove on Saturday. The Trojans started out the day with a rout against Columbus North, 22-0, and followed with a 7-3 victory over Jennings County. The Woodmen beat Columbus North, 15-11, and loss to Jennings County, 8-3.Center Grove (12-0) was led on offense by Abby Herbst, who finished with a home run, two doubles and a total of six RBIs. Piper Belden the day finished with five RBIs, while Jordyn Rudd tripled and two RBIs. Nicole Abrams and Herbst were both winning pitchers.

For Greenwood (4-8), Allison Hayes finished with three doubles and three RBIs. Tori Stout was the winning pitcher against Columbus North.

Braves defeated by Monrovia

Indian Creek fell to Monrovia, 6-1, on Saturday. The Braves fall to 4-5 with the loss.

Franklin splits doubleheader

Franklin rallied to salvage a split of a doubleheader with Fishers on Saturday. After losing the opener, the Grizzly Cubs (4-9) bounced back with a 4-3 triumph in the second game.

Lancers win 2nd game of twinbill

Edinburgh competed in a doubleheader against Indianapolis Lutheran on Saturday. The Lancers fell to the Saints in the first game, 4-1, but came back to defeat them in a nail-biter, 7-6, in the second game.Sidney Beier led Edinburgh (8-4) offensively with two home runs on the day. Grace Joiner was the winning pitcher.

Girls tennis

Roncalli routs Perry Meridian

Roncalli defeated Perry Meridian on Saturday, 5-0, to improve its record to 4-1.Boys golf

Franklin captures first place

Franklin took first place in the Southmont Invitational with a score of 328. Javan Johnson led the Grizzly Cubs with a final score of 80, taking second place overall. Matt Jordan finished third with an 81.Boys volleyball

No. 5 Grizzly Cubs win 2

Franklin swept both Columbia City and Wapahani on Saturday. The No. 5-ranked Grizzly Cubs are now 13-3 on the season.Franklin College

Baseball team salvages split

Franklin College won one and lost one against Bluffton on Saturday. The Grizzlies lost the first game, 3-2, but came back to with the nightcap, 2-1.Frank Podkul led the way with a double and two RBIs for the Grizzlies (18-13, 10-8 HCAC). The winning pitcher in the second game for Franklin was Jordan Clark.

Earlham too much for men’s team

Franklin College was defeated by Earlham on Sunday, 8-1. The Grizzlies’ record evens out at 6-6 with the loss.

Track teams compete at meet

Franklin College competed in the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet on Friday. The Grizzly women finished in seventh place, while the men took ninth.Kelsey Bowling led the way for the women, placing second in the 100 hurdles, second in the long jump, and third in the triple jump. Sarah Miller placed second in the javelin throw. On the men’s side, Nathan Adams broke the school record with a hammer throw of 45.43 meters.

Women’s lacrosse team beaten

Franklin College was taken down by Washington & Jefferson College, 15-5, on Saturday. Lexi Ingram and Jess Silva each finished with two goals in defeat for the Grizzlies (5-4).