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April 25, 2013

H.S. ROUNDUP: Hornet girls, Brave boys prevail in tri-meet

Henryville’s Spears, New Wash’s Herrod each win three events

HENRYVILLE — The Henryville girls’ track team and the Borden boys’ track team each placed first in their respective triangular meets on Thursday at Henryville.

The Hornet girls tallied 71 points, followed by Southern Athletic Conference rivals Borden with 41 points and New Washington with 40.

Henryville’s Sadie Spears won three events — the 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs. Teammate Natalie Uhl was first in the discus. The Hornets also won the 3,200 relay.

Borden got victories from Carson Casey in the shot put, Shelby Kirchgessner in the 300 hurdles and Leslie Beatty in the 400. The Mustangs’ Alecia Harrod placed first in the 100, 200 and long jump. Teammate Brooke Abbott was the winner in the 100 hurdles and Kriston Sarver won the high jump.

In the boys’ meet, Borden captured the meet with 85 points. The Mustangs were second (44 points) and the Hornets finished third (24).

Borden’s Brady Knight prevailed in the 100 and 200. Also winning for the Braves were Brett Williams in the discus, Michael Lynch in the 110 hurdles and Brian Eurton in the 1,600.

New Washington’s Ian Hughes (high jump, 400) and Adan Diaz (long jump and 300 hurdles) each won two events.

NEXT: Borden at North Harrison Invitational, tonight; Henryville, New Washington with Crothersville at Austin, Monday.


• Highlanders lose to Sacred Heart: No. 13 Floyd Central lost to Kentucky powerhouse Sacred Heart Academy of Louisville on Thursday, 3-2.

The Highlanders’ two points came from senior Olivia Boesing at No. 1 singles and Whitney Batliner and Dana Frank at No. 1 doubles.

“Their No. 2 and 3 singles are not too different than their one singles,” Floyd Central coach Rick Miller said about the Valkyries. “They were a pretty calm, collected bunch of girls. We played good tennis, but we were just outgunned.”

NEXT: Floyd Central (5-4) at Zionsville Tournament, Saturday.

• Pioneers win close one at Charlestown: Providence singles players Jacqueline Hollkamp, Alison Primavera and Olivia Bass each prevailed in the Pioneers’ 3-2 triumph at Charlestown on Thursday. The Pirates got wins from their No. 1 doubles tandem of Hayley Trinkle and Sarah Embry and two doubles pair of Bailey Masingo and Erica Broady.

NEXT: Providence will host Providence Invitational (Community Park), Saturday; Charlestown at Austin, Monday.

• Dragons remain unbeaten in MSC: Kat Hebble won at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-1 to help improve host Silver Creek’s Mid-Southern Conference record to 5-0 in a 3-2 victory over Austin on Thursday.

The Dragons won both doubles matches, with Jenny Block and Rebekah Knittle prevailing at the No. 1 spot and Katy Hawkins and Kelsi Scott winning at No. 2.

NEXT: Silver Creek (6-4, 5-0 MSC) hosts Salem, today.

• Red Devils edge Jennings County: Host Jeffersonville swept both doubles spots to defeat Jennings County on Thursday, 3-2. The Red Devils’ lone singles point came from senior Morgan Reilly at No. 1 singles.

NEXT: Jeffersonville (8-3) will host Jeff 3-way, Saturday.

• Warriors sweep Crawford: The doubles teams of Kacie Arrell and Brittany Moffett and Callie Allison and Maddie LaGrange combined to drop only three games in Christian Academy’s 5-0 win on Thursday at Crawford County. The Warriors’ Rachel Jones and Courtney Heishman won in singles action.

NEXT: Christian Academy (2-6) at Providence Invitational (Community Park), Saturday.

• Hornets win at Shawe: Doubles teams Alicia Lindley and Sarah Johnson and Marisa Thomasson and Kendra Tanner each won in Henryville’s 3-2 victory at Madison Shawe. The Hornets’ Natalie Bobay prevailed in three sets at three singles.

NEXT: Henryville at Christian Academy, Monday.

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