Local roundup Aug. 2


Cubs play in two tournaments

Franklin split its squad in order to compete in two invitationals Monday.

Led by Taylor Drake’s 95 and a 97 from Avery Auton, the Grizzly Cubs placed fifth of 10 teams at the Plainfield Invitational with a 443 total. Franklin’s 15th-place effort (of 18 squads) at Bloomington South was on the strength of Olivia Parramore firing a 95 and Ellie Beavins carding a 99.

The Cubs shot a 403 at Bloomington Country Club.

Braves second in three-way meet

Jacqui Button and Lauren Parsley finished with scores of 45 and 46, respectively, to lead Indian Creek to second-place Monday. Olivia Parsley shot a 58 for the Braves.

Decatur Central scored a 193 to win the event at Winding River Golf Course in Indianapolis, while the Braves were second with a 212. Beech Grove took third by shooting a team score of 214.


Grizzlies QB on All-American list

Franklin College senior quarterback Chase Burton was named a second-team preseason All-American by D3Football.com on Tuesday.

Already a two-time HCAC Offensive Player of the Year, Burton led the nation in touchdown passes last season with 42 while throwing for 3,761 yards in 10 games.

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Mike Beas is a sports writer for the Daily Journal. He can be reached at mbeas@dailyjournal.net.