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Prep Report: Triton Central tennis collects first win of season over Morristown

Triton Central proved dominant Thursday in defeating Morristown, 5-0.

The Tigers (1-1) lost just one game in five matches against the Yellow Jackets (0-2).

At No. 1 singles, Julia Sanders defeated Beth Hodgin, 6-0, 3-0 after Hodgin retired in the second set.

Emma Hutchinson scored a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Sarah Essex at No. 2 singles.

Lelia Chougule defeated Abby Mendoza at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-0.

At No. 1 doubles, Kelsey McGuire and Alyssa Wheatley bested Brianna Batton and McKinley Kile, 6-0, 6-0.

And Sarah Williams teamed with Olivia Martin to produce a 6-0, 6-0 win over Katie Hillock and Brianna Flores.

In a junior varsity doubles match, Triton Central’s Courtney Washburn and Kaylynn Washburn defeated Elizabeth Cheek and Annika Roots, 8-0.

Triton Central is at Shelbyville today. Morristown hosts Hauser Monday.

In other prep events Thursday:

Boys Golf

Franklin 167, Shelbyville 171

At Blue Bear Golf Course in Shelbyville, Franklin’s Will McGuinness shot a 1-over-par round of 36 to lead the Grizzly Cubs to a four-shot victory over the Golden Bears.

McGuinness was the medalist. Kadin Gibson followed at 42, Luke Bechert shot 43 and Jake Lock finished at 46.

Jake Garrison led Shelbyville with a 38. Nolan Chaney (42) and Eli Baker (44) followed and Sam Bunton’s 47 completed the Golden Bears’ scorecard.

Shelbyville will host Greensburg Monday.

Edinburgh 192, Morristown 198, Southwestern 204

At Timbergate Golf Course in Edinburgh, Morristown’s Asher Caldwell, a Trine golf recruit, was the only golfer to break 40.

Caldwell’s 1-over-par score of 37 earned him the medalist honor.

Max Blandford led Edinburgh with 40. Trevor Moon (47), Mason Calhoun (50) and Cash Cunningham (55) completed the Lancers’ winning scorecard.

The Yellow Jackets finished second with Nick Stidham (45), Carson Conrad (56), and Web Walker (60) and Carson Essex (60) competing.

Tristan Pappano carded 49 to lead Southwestern in its first match of the season. He was followed by Caleb Pappano (51), Justin Swift (52), Hunter Pappano (52) and Ty Burcham (55).

On Monday, Southwestern hosts North Decatur while Morristown is at Greenfield-Central.


Morristown 9, Irvington Prep 3

At Morristown, the host Yellow Jackets evened their record at 2-2 this season.

The game was tied at 3-all in the fifth inning before Morristown pulled away for the win.

Boys Track

Eastern Hancock 74, Triton Central 48

At Triton Central, five different Tigers won individual events.

Ethan Cales took first place in the 110 hurdles in 16.1 seconds.

Brad Schultz was the fastest in the 100 meters, crossing the finish line in 11.0 seconds.

Brayden Wilkins won the long jump competition with a best attempt of 20 feet.

Jared Schweitzer collected first-place points in the discus with a best throw of 114-5.

And Hadyn Ball won the shot put with a throw of 40-5.

The quartet of Ray Crawford, Wilkins, Anthony Dunville and Schultz won the 400 relay in 44.3.

Southwestern 59, Morristown 58, Edinburgh 36

At Edinburgh, Southwestern collected first-place points in five events and won the 3,200 relay to hold off Morristown and Edinburgh.

Sam Taylor won the high jump (5-4) and 200 (24.76).

Jonah DeArmitt had the top throw in the discus (108-4).

Dane Kissell took first place in the 1,600 (5:23.95).

Koty Claibourne won the 3,200 (11:41.6).

Kissell and Claibourne teamed with Ryan Griffin and Carter Snepp to win the 3,200 relay (9:30).

Morristown also had five event winners and a relay win.

Chase Theobald won the shot put competition with a best throw of 37-1.

Kamdyn Gaines took first place in the long jump (19-3.5) and 400 (55.0).

Tyler Schonfeld bested the field in the 100 (11.38).

Jacob Batten won the 800 (2:20).

Schonfeld, Gaines and Batten teamed with Cade Mahin to win the 1,600 relay (3:51.74).

Girls Track

Eastern Hancock 89, Triton Central 29

At Triton Central, Maddy Brown had a standout performance for Triton Central.

The junior won the high jump (4-10), long jump (15-5) and the 400 meters (1:07.3).

Triton Central got runner-up points from Kate Spegal (18.1 in 100 hurdles), Melody Dodds (8:34 in 1,600) and Elaina Maurice (2:56 in 800).

Morristown 81, Southwestern 74, Edinburgh 0

At Edinburgh, Morristown won four individual events and two relays and had just enough depth to keep Southwestern at bay.

Lilly Stoddard won the long jump with a best attempt of 14-10.

Raegan Kleine took first place in the 800 (2:44.9) and 1,600 (6:32.89).

Oakleigh Goedde won the 300 hurdles in 57.26.

Maggie Lutes, Eva Champigneulle, Gracie Laster and Kleine combined for a win in the 3,200 relay (12:10).

Kleine added a fourth win to her night teaming with Lutes, Allison Batten and Laster to cross the finish line first in the 1,600 relay (4:53.21).

Alison Muck captured first-place points in three events for Southwestern. She won the high jump (4-10), 100 hurdles (16.65) and 200 (29.92).

Kennedy Pile was first in both throwing events. She won the shot put with a throw of 26-2 and the discus with a throw of 79-8.

Lilly Rooks took first in the 400 (1:08.31).

Emma Estes won the 100 (13.9).

Maxine Higdon was first in the 3,200 (15:57).

And the combination of Estes, Libby Weinantz, Rooks and Muck won the 400 relay in 55.94.