High School Roundup: Track, Tennis ready for postseason
May 14—Each week, we bring the readers a few of the highlights from the previous days of individual and team athletic accomplishments from some of the games, matches and meets THB Sports was unable to cover.
Kerith Renihan powered through the third set for a 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 win in the No. 1 slot to lead Lapel to a sweep of the singles matches and a 4-1 win over Eastern Hancock.
Kennedy Perrin, Kenzee Garringer and Raegan Wisehart dropped just two games in sweeping the singles matches as Elwood rolled to a 5-0 senior night win over Anderson.
Jenna Rigdon doubled, tripled and drove in four runs and struck out seven over five innings as Liberty Christian posted a 19-6 win over Muncie Central.
Shenandoah's golf team shot a 172, good enough to defeat New Castle, Tri and Blue River Valley in a four-team meet. Ryan Craig and Cohen Shores each shot a 42 to lead the Raiders.
Renihan, Gracie Lyons and Gracie Frazier dropped just two games in completing a singles sweep for a 4-1 Lapel win over Hamilton Heights.
Alexandria swept past Madison-Grant 5-0 behind wins from Allie Clark, Gabby Hosier, and Avery Cuneo in the singles matches.
Tyler Bates drove in four runs, and Bradyn Douglas tripled and scored four times as Frankton defeated Alexandria 13-3.
Aubree Engelking drove in four runs, and Makena Alexander added a double and an RBI as Frankton defeated Alexandria 8-3.
Eliza Findlay scattered eight hits over seven shutout innings, and Katelin Goodwin homered to lead Pendleton Heights to a 4-0 win over Greenfield-Central.
Kelsey Armes delivered the go-ahead run with an eighth inning sacrifice fly — her third RBI of the game — and Elwood edged Eastbrook 4-3.
Lapel swept its track dual meet with Sheridan, 62-50 for the boys and 81-32 for the girls. Cameron Smith won four events — 800, 1,600 and 1,600- and 3200-meter relays — for the boys while Sophie Goodwin won the girls 800 and 1,600 and teamed up with Amyiah Nunn, Jocelyn Love and Tara Dellinger to win the 1,600 relay.
Madison-Grant won the boys' and Frankton won the girls' competition in a three-team dual that included CIC rival Eastbrook. Clayton Hull won the high jump and the long jump for the Argylls while Sydney Duncan swept the girls' shot put and discus throws.
Hannah Laughlin tripled, Krystin Davis doubled, and both drove in two runs as Lapel blanked Anderson 11-0. Ava Everman added two RBI while Karlie Jannings and Jordan Tracy combined on a two-hitter.
Maddox Beckley blanked Frankton on two hits and struck out 11 batters while Xavier Yeagy had two hits and an RBI as Madison-Grant defeated Frankton 4-0.
Dylan McDaniel drove in two runs — including the game-winner in the seventh inning — and Collin Osenbaugh doubled, tripled and drove in two runs as Shenandoah rallied for a 7-6 win over Muncie Central.
After surrendering six runs in the second inning, Anderson rallied for eight runs of its own in the third inning and went on to an 8-7 win over Lawrence Central. Jaxon Milburn and Conner Stump each drove in a pair for Anderson.
Jessica Thompson at No. 2 singles and Josie Graves at No. 3 singles won two-set victories to lead Pendleton Heights to a 4-1 win over Elwood.
Round-trippers ruled the day for Elwood as Kelsey Armes hit three home runs, Makenzie Cornwell rounded the bases twice on inside-the-park homers and the Panthers rolled to an 11-1 win over Alexandria.
Amarah McPhaul won the 10-and 200 and anchored Daleville's winning 400 relay team as the Broncos girls placed second at the Mid-Eastern Conference track championship.
Ashlynn Duckworth doubled and drove in three runs, and Alexandria scored seven first-inning runs and rolled to a 13-3 win over Wes-Del.
Cornwell was 5-for-6 with two home runs, three doubles, and seven RBI in Elwood wins over Bishop Chatard and Lawrence Central at the Bishop Chatard Invitational.
Pendleton Heights won the Shelbyville Invitational with a 3-1 win over Martinsville and a 4-3 decision over the host Golden Bears in the final. Lillian Coffel singled home the eventual winning run against Shelbyville, her second RBI of the game.
Madison-Grant won the Argyll Invitational with a 12-1 win over Union City before defeating Cowan 7-2 in the title game. Duncan blasted her third grand slam of the season in the opener before throwing a complete-game victory in the championship.
Craig fired a 79 and earned medalist honors on the third playoff hole, and Shenandoah claimed the Mid-Eastern Conference championship with a team score of 334, seven strokes ahead of runner-up Wapahani.
For the first time in nearly 40 years, Alexandria was crowned the CIC boys golf champion with a 332, topping runner-up Frankton by 15 shots. Liam Baker fired a 74 for the Eagles to earn medalist honors while the Tigers were led by Colton Eden's 78, which was good for third overall.
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