Local roundup – May 11


Cubs’ rally falls short

Franklin’s bid to erase a three-run deficit in the final inning fell just shy, as the Grizzly Cubs fell at Plainfield on Wednesday 3-2.

Jonah Rockey’s two-run double in the seventh got Franklin (9-9) within a run, but the visitors could not plate another to tie it.

Trojans blank Pike

Michael Wyman homered and doubled and drove in two runs to help lead Center Grove to a 10-0 win against Pike in five innings Wednesday.

Ryan Sauter had a triple and three RBIs for the Trojans (13-7, 7-4 MIC), and Cory Daffron doubled and knocked in a pair of runs.

Chris Foote earned the win on the mound.

Warriors nipped in 10th

Whiteland fell in 10 innings at Mooresville on Wednesday, 4-3. Jacob Leistner and Logan Mullinix had two hits apiece in defeat for the Warriors.

Girls tennis

Trojans top Panthers

Center Grove posted a 4-1 victory against Bloomington South on Wednesday. Emily Hoy and Maddie Weeks were victorious at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, both winning in straight sets.

In doubles, Isabella Schoolcraft and Cassidy Hardin won at No. 1, while Carleigh Hardin and Ellie Strube came out on top at No. 2.

Braves fall at home

Indian Creek came up just short against Mooresville on Wednesday 3-2. The Braves earned both of their points in doubles, with both teams rallying from a set down and winning in third-set super tiebreaks.

Sara Knight and McKayla Russell were victorious in the No. 1 slot, while Mya Piccone and Mekenzie Hunter won at No. 2.

Rebels edged by Chatard

Roncalli was handed a narrow 3-2 defeat by Bishop Chatard on Wednesday. The match was decided at No. 1 singles, where Emma Hess wound up dropping a three-set heartbreaker. The Rebels fall to 12-4 overall.

Franklin College

Athletes earn all-league

Franklin College softball player Savannah Blevins was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Most Valuable Player on Wednesday.

Blevins, a senior first baseman, was joined on the all-conference first team by senior outfielder Megan Lalioff. Sophomore outfielder Monica Collins and junior pitcher Olivia Paszek were named to the second team.

In women’s lacrosse, senior Lexi Ingram was selected as a member of the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference first team, while classmate Hannah Grow was a second-team pick.