Local sports roundup: April 17

Girls tennis

Trojans fall in match at IUPUI

Playing indoors due to the unseasonably cold weather, Center Grove took a 3-2 defeat against No. 9 Terre Haute South at IUPUI on Monday.

The fifth-ranked Trojans got their points from a pair of three-set doubles victories. Emily Hoy and Ashlee Fisk were a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 winner at No. 1, while Holyn Aukerman and Abby Hoard rallied for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 triumph at No. 2.

Franklin College

Baseball team sweeps Manchester

Slamming a total of nine home runs, Franklin College rolled to a doubleheader sweep of Manchester on Sunday, winning by scores of 18-7 and 20-2.

Nick Wright hit three round-trippers on the day to lead the Grizzly Cubs (22-2, 7-1 HCAC), while Sam Claycamp and Brandt Pawley each had a grand slam.