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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central boys place 2nd in...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Nathan Schwartz placed sixth to lead Perry Central to second place in the 31-team, small-school boys junior high cross country meet Saturday.

    South Knox won with 95 points. Perry Central was second with 120 and Hebron third with 135.

    Perry Central has a 90-1 record, as it had beaten every other opponent this season.

    Schwartz ran the course in 10:29.7.

    Other Perry Central scorers were Aaron Pierrard, 23rd in 10:52.7; Bryce Lain, 27th in 10:56.4; Andrew Huber, 42nd in 11:16.6; and Michael Schwartz, 44th in 11:19.8.

  • TC falls to Vikings, Wildcats

    JASPER—Tell City was unable to get many ace serves down in volleyball losses to North Posey Saturday and Jasper Tuesday.

    The Marksmen had only two aces in a 25-20, 22-25, 25-18, 25-11 PAC road loss to North Posey Saturday. And no one served more than one ace for them in a 25-15, 24-26, 25-15, 25-11 loss to Jasper Tuesday.

    Elizabeth Kohnert made 17 kills and six blocks against North Posey.

    McKenzie Hayes added five kills and six blocks and Mackenzie Weyer made seven blocks.

    Josalyn Ress had 15 assists and Hayes added 12.

  • Forest Park clips Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had a balanced spiking attack but lost to Forest Park 25-20, 20-25, 25-22, 25-15 in volleyball Tuesday.

    Jessica Huber made 13 kills to lead Perry Central. Megan Hedinger added eight, Ashley Gengelbach seven, and Victoria Lutgring and Olivia Schroeder four apiece.

    Huber, Hedinger, Lutgring and Gengelbach each made two blocks.

    Aiding the hitters were Tessa Lynch with 15 assists, Jennifer Kemp with nine, and Sloan Harpenau seven.

    Hilarie Hahus served four aces and Lynch and Harpenau each added two.

  • Boonville tops Tell City in...

    NEWBURGH—Anjan Kashyab won in No. 1 singles, but Boonville won the other four matches to beat Tell City 4-1 in the semifinals of the Castle boys tennis sectional Saturday.

    Kashyab beat Preston Alstadt 6-2, 6-4.

    Kashyab thus advanced to the individual No. 1 singles sectional at Jasper, where he was scheduled to play Tyler Ritchie of Bosse Wednesday.

    The closest match Saturday was in No. 3 singles, where Boonville’s Zach Green edged Chris Kohnert 7-6 (8-6), 7-5.

    Brad Alstadt beat Greg Hollinden 6-0, 6-3 in No. 2 singles.

  • Tell City girls place 3rd at...

    DUBOIS—Sarah Goffinet was the individual winner as Tell City placed third in the Northeast Dubois girls cross country invitational Tuesday.

    Bedford-North Lawrence won with 46 points. Jasper scored 96 and Tell City 108.

    “We are creeping closer to Jasper (a team the Marksmen could have to beat to qualify for the regional),” noted Tell City Coach Katie Chinn.

    Goffinet won in 20:13 and Andyn Rowe was 10th in 21:34.

  • Mitchell can’t stop PC...

    LEOPOLD—Mitchell couldn’t stop Perry Central’s ball-control running game but Perry Central contained Mitchell’s speed most of the time Friday.

    The result was a 21-7 football victory for the Commodores that raised their record to 7-0 overall and 3-0 in the PLAC.

    Perry Central opened with one of its patented, ball-control touchdown drives fueled mainly by short runs by T.J. Hall and Mikey Wilkerson.

  • Vikings build early lead to beat...

    TELL CITY—North Posey scored on its first four possessions in defeating Tell City 45-22 in PAC football Friday.

    The Vikings’ Cameron Calvert rushed for 209 yards on 28 carries and scored touchdowns on runs of 3, 4, 2, and 18 yards.

    North Posey outrushed the Marksmen 308 yards to 97 yards. 

    North Posey Coach Joe Gengelbach said, “Our offensive line is coming together. We are young and only have one senior (there). It has allowed our running backs to get to the second level, then it is up to them.”

  • Wildcats hold off Tell City

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei made more kills than Tell City to beat the Marksmen 26-24, 25-23, 25-22 in volleyball Thursday.

    “It was probably the best game we’ve played all year hustle-wise,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “And we played a well rounded game.

    “We’ve got to work on a couple rotations, though. Where we lost is when we stopped attacking.”

    She said some of the Marksman hitters would resort to dinking too much after getting a spike or two blocked.

  • Perry Central falls to Jasper

    JASPER—Strong defense helped Jasper beat Perry Central 25-13, 25-8, 25-9 in volleyball Thursday.

    The Wildcats held Perry Central to fewer kills and ace serves than usual.

    Megan Hedinger led the Commodores with seven kills and Jessica Huber was next with four.

    Hedinger also made three blocks and Ashley Gengelbach added two.

    No one served more than one ace for the Commodores.

    Jennifer Kemp had seven assists and Tessa Lynch added five.

    Hilarie Hahus made nine digs, Sloan Harpenau six, and Huber and Lynch five apiece.

  • Wolfpack defeats Cannelton

    MARENGO—Cannelton had one of its better spiking games but lost to Crawford County 25-11, 25-8, 25-17 in volleyball Thursday.

    Hannah Baur made 12 spikes, Jaci Garrett 10, Allicyn Garrett and Whitney Nugent five apiece, and Sammie James and Sarah Powers four apiece for the Bulldogs.

    James and Shy May each recorded two kills.

    May made 27 sets and Nakaa Myers added 15.

    Powers made five digs and Jaci Garrett and Shy May each added four.

    Jaci Garrett served the Bulldogs’ only ace.