Local sports roundup Sept. 27

BOYS SOCCER

Trojans shut out Artesians

Center Grove defeated Martinsville 4-0 on Tuesday behind goals from Nick Shirer, David Pham, Nick Wilson and Carson Wilhelm. Pham also was credited with an assist as were teammates Colin Parry, Cooper Livermore and Mason Sutton.

Cubs win again, top Dragons

Franklin produced a 4-2 win Tuesday against New Palestine to up its record to 12-3-1.

Joe Nerding’s three goals led the way for the Grizzly Cubs, while teammate Danny Prochazka supplied the other. Owen Atkison had two assists in the victory, while Nerding also had one.

BOYS TENNIS

Chatard trips Rebels

Host Chatard scored a 3-2 victory Tuesday against Roncalli. Winners for the Rebels were singles participants Bryson Meek and Austin Schofield.

FRANKLIN COLLEGE

Burton earns HCAC honor

For the second time this season and the ninth time in his career, Franklin College quarterback Chase Burton has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Offensive Player of the Week.

Burton turned in another strong showing in the Grizzlies’ 59-30 win against Bluffton this past Saturday, going 22 for 32 for 453 yards and five touchdown passes to five different receivers. For Burton, it was the seventh time in two-plus years as the team’s top signal-caller that he surpassed 400 yards in the air.

League recognizes tennis player

Following a perfect week on the court, Franklin College junior Karen Dringenburg was honored with her second career Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Women’s Tennis Player of the Week award.

The Seymour native picked up four points across two matches this week, starting with a pair of critical points in the Grizzlies’ showdown against Rose-Hulman last Tuesday. Dringenburg and Rachel Rose remained perfect as a tandem, picking up an 8-2 win against Anna Thompson and Naomi Bhagat.

Dringenburg added a 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) victory against Thompson in singles play as Franklin went on to upend the preseason conference favorites 6-3.

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