Originally published May 4, 2013
Courierarea Sports Shorts - May 4, 2013
Monday, May 06, 2013 5:00 AM
- Madison Parks Department hosted it's first "Pitch, Hit & Run" competition presented by Scotts at the Rucker Sports Complex on April 27.
Pitch, Hit & Run: All-around champions in the 2013 Madison Parks Department’s local “Pitch Hit & Run” competition are (from left): Talon Harmon, boys 11-12-year-old division; Jaden Frye, boys 9-10-year-old; Braeden Collins, boys 7-8-year-old; and Colette Spears, girls 9-10-year-old. (Submitted photo).
The event is the official youth skills competition of Major League Baseball for boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 14. A total of 18 youths competed locally and winners in each local category advance to the sectional competition at a location to be announced in May. There are four levels of competition including locals, sectionals, team championships and national finals at this year's MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.
Local division winners were:
Boys 7-8 year old
Overall winner: Braeden Collins with 405 points
Pitch winner: Christian Torres with 150 points
Hit winner: Drew Hayden with 172 points
Run winner: Braeden Collins with 172 points
Boys 9-10 year old
Overall winner: Jaden Frye with 494 points
Pitch winner: Jaden Frye with 225 points
Hit winner: Jaden Frye with 216 points
Run winner: Adin Gamble with 281 points
Boys 11-12 year old
Overall winner: Talon Harmon with 560 points
Pitch winner: Jack Rork with 225 points
Hit winner: Seth Hartwell with 244 points
Run winner: Zach Copeland with 285 points
Girls 9-10 year old
Overall winner: Colette Spears with 676 points
Pitch winner: Colette Spears with 225 points
Hit winner: Jade Nutley with 162 points
Run winner: Lundun Perry with 369 points
- Former Madison Cub golf standout and current Taylor University golfer Brandon Tereshko was named to first team All-Crossroads League honors this past week.
A junior at Taylor, Tereshko tied for seventh in the league championship, shooting a 74-75-78-227 during the 54-hole conference tournament to earn the first team honors.
- Southwestern's junior varsity girls tennis team defeated South Dearborn 4-1 on Thursday.
Results were: Singles - Lamya Jenkins (SW) d. Sydney Senger (SD) 8-1; Brianna Johnson (SD) d. Lamya Jenkins (SW) 8-5; Meredith Webber (SW) d. Cheyenne Burress (SD) 8-1; Doubles - Zaynah Watson and Elizabeth Scianni (SW) d. Haley Lane and Aren Tibbits (SD) 8-2; Carol Osborn and Whitney Anderson (SW) d. Kelli Compton and Olivia Sizemore (SD) 8-1.
The team also beat Henryville, 3-2 on Wednesday.
Results were: Singles - Lamya Jenkins (SW) d. Brittany Winstead (H) 8-2; Doubles - Heather Totten and Sydnie McKinley (SW) d. Holly Butts and Alley Lindley (H) 8-1; Emily Watkins and Carol Osborn (SW) d. Holly Butts and Alley Lindley (H) 8-2; Cassidy Mull and Abbi Robertson (H) d. Zaynah Watson and Whitney Anderson (SW) 8-3; Haley Janteen and Sydney Wilson (H) d. Elizabeth Scianni and Juhee Kim (SW) 8-2.
The team won a doubles match over New Washington on Tuesday with Emily Watkins and Whitney Anderson defeating the Mustangs' Bre Ward and Brittany Seals 8-4.
- Shawe's Junior High girls' tennis defeated Scottsburg 5-0 on the road Thursday and Immanuel Lutheran 5-0 at home Friday to improved to 7-1 on the season.
Thursday's results were Singles - No. 1 Claire Higgins (SM) d. Alexa Howser (SB) 8-2; No. 2 Megan Hill (SM) d. Chelsea Mills (SB) 8-2; No. 3 Shelby Whitham (SM) d. Leah Hunefeld (SB) 8-1. Doubles - No. 1 Megan Hesse, Riley Boone (SM) d. Paige Crites, Sarah Petty (SB) 8-3 and No. 2 Lauren Cieslinski, Kate Grote (SM) d. Megan Johnson, Grace Hicks (SB) 8-2. Shawe also won three exhibitions including Bailee Brandon, Kristen Snodgrass (SM) 6-2; Mackenzie Lewis, Mackenzie Ott (SM) 6-3, both in doubles, and Katrina Gobert in singles 6-4.
Friday's results were Singles - No. 1 Claire Higgins (SM) d. Alaysha Pollert (IL) 8-1; No. 2 Megan Hill (SM) d. Courtney Barker (IL) 8-5; and No. 3 Shelby Whitham (SM) d. Kendyll Auston (IL) 8-0. Doubles - No. 1 Megan Hesse, Carson Hambrick (SM) d. Anna Bullard, Sami Newmister (IL) 8-5; and No. 2 Riley Boone, Kate Grote (SM) d. Aubrey Brown, Sydney Stahl (IL) 8-1. Katrina Gobert won a singles exhibition for Shawe 6-1.
- Shawe's junior high golf team defeated Switzerland County Middle School and South Dearborn Middle School Thursday.
Shawe fired a 200, Switzerland a 237 and South Dearborn a 218. Shawe eighth grader Meg Hensler was the medalist with a 43.
- The Madison Cub Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 in the high school conference room.
- Seven Hanover College men's track and field athletes received Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors.
Nick Jaeger was named Most Outstanding Freshman Male Athlete and first team All-HCAC. Jaeger won the HCAC high jump title with a jump of 1.93 meters.
Seniors Kris Jenkins and Andy Orem, junior Tyler Arceneaux, and freshmen Jack Schoening and Joe Fedldmann were all named second team All-HCAC and freshman Jake Schoening was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
-The Madison Lady Cubs basketball team will hold a clinic June 3-7 for grades one through incoming freshman.
The camp costs $35 and will be led by head coach Willie Humes along with his coaching staff and current players.
Registration forms are available at all local elementary schools as well as Madison Junior High School.
- Lide White Boys and Girls Club will hold several camps and clinics this summer.
Football Academy camp is June 10-13. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Session times will be announced at a later date.
The Bentz Wrestling Systems Summer Camp is June 17-21 for ages four through eighth grade. Ages four through second grade meet 1-2:30 p.m. while third through eighth grades meet 1-4 p.m. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members.
A girls softball fast-pitch pitching clinic will be offered for girls grades three through eight. Cost is $5 per session.
Applications are available at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club or by calling (812) 265-5811.
- Three members of the Madison Blades fencing club have earned berths in the 2013 United States Fencing Association Summer Nationals in Columbus, Ohio.
Isaac Mounce, of Bedford, Ky., and Madison's Haniah Kring and Liam Thomas all qualified at the Kentucky Division National Qualifications and the Derby Open held last weekend at Hanover College.
Mounce, finished third in the men's sabre competition while Kring, 12, and Thomas, 13, finished third and second, respectively, in the 14-and-under sabre event.
The Madison Blades are a part of the Lide White Boys and Girls Club.
- Hanover College will be host its annual Race To The Point at 8 a.m. today.
The event begins at the Hanover College Point with registration at 7 a.m. The cost $20 or $10 for Hanover College students.
- The Hanover College football program will hold a one-day Youth Football Camp from 2-4 p.m. tomorrow.
The camp is at L.S. Ayres Field on campus. The cost is $10 and registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. The camp is conducted by Hanover's players and coaching staff.
All participants must have a waiver signed by a parent before they can participate. Waivers can be downloaded at hanover.edu/athletics/men/football.
For more info, contact Hanover football head coach Steve Baudendistel at (812) 866-6829 or at Baudendistel@hanover.edu.
- The Madison Cubs 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 through eight May 20-24.
All sessions run 3:30-5 p.m. at the Madison High School gym. Cost of the camp is $25. Cash and checks are payable to Madison High School.
For more info, call Madison head coach Pat King at (812) 265-6672.
- Shawe Memorial High School is hosting an alumni baseball game on Saturday, May 11 starting at 11 a.m.
Anyone interested in paying please RSVP to Phil Kahn at email@example.com.
- The 20th annual Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will be May 18 at Sunrise Golf Course in Madison.
The cost is $320 per four-player team or $75 per individual. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. on the day of the event with start time at 12:30 p.m. and lunch is provided.
Prizes go to the winner and runner-up as well as a third team selected by a drawing. For more info, call the Chamber at (812) 265-3135 or visit the website at www.madisonindiana.com.
- 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.
- The Madison Parks Department is holding signups for its baseball and softball leagues for players ages 13-15.
The participation fee $50 and the deadline is May 17.
Applications have been distributed to area schools. They are also available at the Madison Parks Department, located in the Brown Gym, and online at madisonparks.com.
For more info about the Rookie, Minor, Major and Upper baseball and softball leagues, call (812) 265-8308 or (812) 493-9840.