Courierarea Sports Shorts - April 26, 2013
Friday, April 26, 2013 11:00 AM
- Shawe junior high's girls tennis team defeated Immanuel Lutheran on Thursday in Seymour, 5-0.
Match results were: Singles- No. 1 Claire Higgins (SM) d. Alaysha Pollert (IL) 8-1; No. 2 Megan Hill (SM) d. Courtney Barker (IL) 8-2; No. 3 Shelby Whitham (SM) d. Taylor Russell (IL) 8-4; Doubles- No. 1 Megan Hesse and Carson Hambrick (SM) d. Kendyll Austin and Lauren Voss (IL) 8-1; No. 2 Kate Grote and Riley Boone (SM) d. Calista Spears, Macey Prewitt, and Anna Bullard 8-1.
The Lady Hilltoppers also picked up two exhibtion victories. Shawe's Katrina Gobert beat Immanuel Lutheran's Aubrey Brown, 6-3, and the doubles team of Lauren Cieslinski and Kristen Snodgrass defeated Sami Newmister and Elizabeth Reedy, 6-2.
- Shawe's Joey Mingione, Southwestern's Michael Perry and Savannah Hubbard and Switzerland County's Clint Swanson have each been named Ohio River Valley Conference players of the week.
Mingione and Perry shared the award in golf. Mingione shot a round of 76 at the Shawe Invitational and a 40 at North Branch. Perry had rounds of 38 and 42.
Hubbard claimed wins in the 300 hurdles and long jump to pick up the honor in girls track and field. Swanson won the 100 and 200 dashes to win the award in boys track and field.
Other award winners were: Rising Sun's Cody Weaver (baseball), Bailee Bostic (softball) and Alix DeDreu (softball); Jac-Cen-Del's Dominque Norman (baseball); and South Ripley's Cody Federmann (boys track and field); and Emily Cumberworth (girls track & field).
- Madison's boys basketball program held its annual awards banquet last week.
Sophomore Nick Macon was honored as most valuable player. Other awards were: Landon Perry, free throw award; Matt Woolard, rebound award; Ryan Thurston, defensive player award; and Carson Wattenbarger, most improved.
- Madison golfer Amanda Detmer scored her first hole-in-one on Wednesday, April 17 at Sunrise Golf Course.
Detmer, a junior at Madison Consolidated High School, scored the ace on the par-three sixth hole. The 122-yard shot was played with an 8-iron and witnessed by her father, Daryl Detmer.
- Madison's boys basketball team will hold its annual boys basketball camp for grades 2-8 throughout the month of May.
Camp will be held for grades two and three May 6-10, grades four and five May 13-17, and grades six and eight May 20-24. All sessions run from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Madison High School gym.
The cost is $25. Cash and checks are payable to Madison High School. For more info, call Madison head coach Pat King at (812) 265-6672.
- The American Wrestling All-Stars will be at Shawe Memorial High School on Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Two matches highlight the event. "Killer" Kyle Daugherty and Alex "The Axe" Reuss will take on "Sweet" William Valentine and Steve "The Strangler" Sims along with their manager "Cutthroat" Curt Gardner.
The main event will feature Bobo Brazil Jr. vs. Yukon Mike for the AWA Heavyweight Championship.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $6 and proceeds benefit the Shawe high school band.
- Hanover College athletes Leah Kemmerer, Emily Boyd, and Briahna Chambers have been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference players of the week for the second consecutive week.
Kemmerer was named softball pitcher of the week. The Jennings County graduate tossed a six-inning complete-game one-hitter to lead the Panthers to an 8-0 over Bluffton last week. The sophomore's shutout was the team's first in HCAC play in three years.
Boyd was named the field athlete of the week. The senior had a first place finish in the hammer throw, second place in the discus, and fourth place in the shot put in the Rose Hulman Twilight Meet last Friday.
Chambers was named the track athlete of the week after her performance at the Twilight Meet. The sophomore won the long jump and followed that up with second place finishes in the 100 and 200 dash. Her 200 dash time of 26.08 is a career best and the second-fastest time in school history.
- Southwestern's jayvee tennis team defeated Charlestown 5-0 at home on Monday.
Results were: Singles - Lamya Jenkins (SW) d. Emily Baton (C) 8-1; Emily Watkins (SW) d. Shelby Barker (C) 8-5. Doubles - Sydnie Mckinley, Heather Totten (SW) d. Jessica Donn, Haley Bussey (C) 8-1; Zaynah Watson, Elizabeth Scianni (SW) d. Morgan May, Sarai Soto (C) 8-2; Carol Osbourne, Whitney Anderson (SW) d. Sara Rutkawski, Emily Baton (C) 6-0.
On Tuesday, Southwestern swept Milan 5-0.
Match results were: Singles - Lamya Jenkins (SW) d. Alex Owens (M) 8-6; Emily Watkins (SW) d. Alex Amberger (M) 8-1; Doubles - Alex Drossart, Heather Totten (SW) d. Tapanga Gauck, Emily Getz (M) 8-1; Zaynah Watson, Elizabeth Scianni (SW) d. Turi Lindemann, Karlie Poszonski (M) 8-1; Carol Osbourne, Whitney Anderson (SW) d. Brooke Bowling, Faith Bentle (M) 8-6.
On Wednesday, Southwestern beat Madison 5-1.
Results were: Singles - Lamya Jenkins (SW) d. Pia Wenke (M) 8-4; Emily Watkins (SW) d. Sadie Schmidt (M) 8-2; Carol Osbourn (SW) d. Courtney Richmond (M) 8-3; Courtney Richmond (M) d. Whitney Anderson 6-4. Doubles - Alex Drossart, Heather Totten (SW) d. Hannah Brady, Cara Walker (M) 8-2; Zaynah Watson, Elizabeth Scianni (SW) d. Annie Marsh, Marian Orozio (M) 8-4.
- The Shawe junior high girls tennis team picked up a 3-2 win over Austin on Monday.
Results were: Singles - No. 1 Claire Higgins (SM) d. Kalyn Carter (A) 8-1; No. 2 Morgan Gabbard (A) d. Megan Hill (SM) 9-8 (7-3); No. 3 Kenzie Carter (A) d. Megan Heese (SM) 8-3; No. 1 Carson Hambrick, Riley Boone (SM) d. Jaclyn Royalty, Amber Marshal (A) 8-1; No. 2 Kate Grote, Lauren Cieslinski (SM) d. Kailey Fugate, Jaeleigh Campbell (A) 8-4.
On Wednesday, Shawe defeated Madison 5-0.
Results were: Singles - No. 1 Claire Higgins (SM) d. Mary Grady (M) 8-0; No. 2 Megan Hill (SM) d. Claire Lostutter (M) 8-2; No. 3 Katrina Gobert (SM) d. Liz Ray (M) 8-0. Doubles - No. 1 Megan Hesse, Riley Boone (SM) d. Rachall Homen, Emma Stacier (M) 8-0; No. 2 Kate Grote, Kristen Snodgrass (SM) d. Calista Spears, Aleah Cutshall (M) 8-0.
- Trimble County's junior varsity tennis beat Gallatin County on Monday.
Amber Abbett and Kim Abbett defeated Galltin's Kayla Halbrendt and McKenzie Hill 8-4.
- Hanover College will be host its annual Race To The Point on Saturday, May 4 at 8 a.m.
The event begins at the Hanover College Point with registration at 7 a.m. Registration costs $15 before April 27 and $20 the day of the race. All student fees are $10.
Registration is available online at http://www.hanover.edu/about/events/race. For more info, contact Katie Gahimer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Hanover College's football program will hold a one-day Youth Football Camp on Sunday, May 5 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The camp is at L.S. Ayres Field on the college campus. The cost is $10 and registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
All participants must have a waiver signed by a parent before they can participate. Waivers can be downloaded at hanover.edu/athletics/men/football.
Any questions can be directed to Hanover football head coach Steve Baudendistel at (812) 866-6829 or Baudendistel@hanover.edu.
- The Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club will hold a series of fishing tournaments on the second Saturday of each month through August.
Each tournament runs from 6 a.m. to noon and will be held at the Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club Lake off County Road 933 between Deputy Pike and SR 250 in Deputy.
The entry fee is $10 and winner takes 50 percent. For more info call (812) 866-4616 or (812) 801-6314.
- Shawe Memorial High School is hosting an alumni baseball game on May 11 starting at 11 a.m.
Anyone interested in paying please RSVP to Phil Kahn at email@example.com.