Local sports roundup Aug. 16

VOLLEYBALL

Cougars improve to 2-0

Greenwood Christian Academy notched its second three-set sweep in as many nights, winning at Indianapolis Tindley on Tuesday 25-22, 25-16, 25-22.

Seniors Sierra Gilson and Grace Peters led the way for the Cougars with 10 and seven kills, respectively.

Also for Greenwood Christian, Aubrey Odgers finished with 15 digs and four service aces — one more ace than teammate Jessica Miller.

Warriors drop home opener

Triton Central spoiled Whiteland’s home opener, defeating the Warriors 25-13, 25-17, 25-14. Hannah Williams finished seven of eight in attacks with two kills for Whiteland, while Rhyan Walden had three digs.

Whiteland will take part in the Shenandoah Invitational on Saturday.

Lancers fall to 1-1

Oldenburg Academy defeated Edinburgh 25-18, 28-26, 12-25, 25-20.

BOYS SOCCER

Trojans win opener

Center Grove used goals from Collin Parry and Dawson Raymond to down Bloomington North 2-0. Assists were provided by Jack Neal and Luke Boha.

Southport defeats Woodmen

Greenwood managed to keep Monday’s match close for a half, but the floodgates opened in an 11-1 loss to Southport.

Cole Mahan scored a goal on a penalty kick for the Woodmen’s lone point. Sophomore goalkeeper Sebastian Cornejo stayed plenty busy with 21 saves.

Greenwood trailed 3-0 at intermission.

GIRLS SOCCER

Rebels open with win

Roncalli opened its season with a 1-0 win against Whiteland on Monday.

Sydney Young scored the Rebels’ goal with the assist from Kelly Grube. Goalkeeper Abby Genier was credited with the shutout.

GIRLS GOLF

Cubs win three-way meet

Taylor Drake shot 41 and Avery Auton and Ellie Beavins each a 51 to lead Franklin past Greenwood and Avon at Valle Vista Golf Course.

The Grizzly Cubs finished with an overall score of 195. The Woodmen were next with a 209 and Avon had a 222. Franklin’s other score factored in belonged to Alexa Wilkison thanks to her 52.

Leading Greenwood was Maecee Terhune with a 44 and Kinley Mahan’s 55.

Dragons win event at Legends

Whiteland’s score of 190 on Monday wasn’t good enough to overtake New Palestine and Roncalli at The Legends Golf Course.

New Palestine won the three-way meet with a 164, while Roncalli had a 178.

Bri Harwell finished her round with a 44 to lead the Warriors. She was two shots ahead of Allie Watson, while Rachel Giroud and Lucy Gearhart carded a 47 and 53, respectively.

For Roncalli, Annie Sullivan shot a 38 with Kathleen Ameis finishing with a 44.

BOYS TENNIS

Rebels win road match

Roncalli won a 3-2 decision at Franklin Central to open the season in fine fashion. Winners for the Rebels in singles play were Alex Payne at No. 2 and Austin Schofield in the No. 3 match. Roncalli picked up another point through the play of No. 2 doubles tandem Tyler Pollard and Garrett Meek, which prevailed in three sets.

GIRLS CROSS-COUNTRY

Cubs runner-up in invite

Franklin finished second and Roncalli sixth Monday in the large-school division at Triton Central’s Early Bird Invitational.

Freshman Lilly Lacy came in fifth overall for the Grizzly Cubs in a time of 20:49.63. Teammate Emma Treibic was sixth individually in 20:58.18.

For the Rebels, Katie Minton led the way with a 16th-place performance.

In small-the school race, the Greenwood Christian Academy duo of Anna Simons and Anna Subris came in ninth and 10th, respectively. Also for the Cougars, Allison Patterson finished 40th.

BOYS CROSS-COUNTRY

Rebels fifth at Early Bird meet

Led by Nick Perkins’ third-place performance, Roncalli took fifth of 10 teams at the Triton Central Early Bird Invitational on Monday. Also for the Rebels, Ryan Flick came in 28th place, Sam George was 33rd, Max Peeples 40th and Liam Irwin 41st.

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