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Prep Report: Triton Central tennis clinches ICC championship

Triton Central clinched the Indiana Crossroads Conference girls tennis title Friday with a 5-0 victory at Indianapolis Lutheran.

The Tigers improved to 13-4 this season and finished a perfect 5-0 against ICC opposition.

At No. 1 singles, Julia Sanders defeated Cat Erwin, 6-0, 6-0.

Emma Hutchinson bested Ella Wiegand, 6-0, 6-3 at No. 2 singles.

And Lelia Chougule defeated Katie Roe at No. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-1.

The No. 1 doubles team of Kelsey McGuire and Alyssa Wheatley needed three sets to top Malin Bullock and Rachel Bolton, 6-2, 4-6, 10-8.

Olivia Martin and Sarah Williams defeated Maddy Franklin and Dani Taylor at No. 2 doubles, 6-1, 6-2.

Triton Central got junior varsity wins from Kaylynn Washburn and Lauren Grant and the doubles combination of Lena Hack and Monica Corella.

In other prep events Friday:




Whiteland 8, Shelbyville 5

At Whiteland, the host Warriors (10-12) scored four runs in the bottom of the third inning and tacked on three more in the sixth to secure the win over the Golden Bears (11-9).

Donovan Woodall had two hits and drove in two runs to lead Whiteland.

Justin Moreno earned the win, pitching 4.2 innings, allowing seven hits and three walks but just two runs.



Waldron 11, Morristown 3

At Morristown, the visiting Mohawks (5-14, 1-9 MHC) used a five-run second inning to capture its first Mid-Hoosier Conference win of the season.

Bryce Bryant had three hits and drove in two runs to lead Morristown (10-8, 5-5 MHC). Dyllan Rutledge also had two hits.



Boys Golf

Shelbyville 177, Mt. Vernon 179

At Blue Bear Golf Club, Eli Baker shot 41 to earn the medalist honor and lead the Golden Bears to a two-shot victory over the Marauders.

DaMiles McDuffey followed on the Shelbyville scorecard with a 44. Brock Wischmeyer and Nolan Chaney each shot 46.

Jace Lugar led Mt. Vernon with a 42.




Shelbyville 9, East Central 2

At East Central, six different Golden Bears had multi-hit games led by Karissa Hamilton’s 3-for-4 performance.

Hamilton had a double and a home run and drove in two runs to lead the Class 4A, No. 10-ranked Golden Bears (14-4).

Hailey Pogue, Cheyenne Eads, Kiley McIver, Addie Stieneker and Kylee Edwards each had two hits.

Shelbyville scored three runs in the top of the first and carried a shutout into the seventh inning.

Eads earned the win for Shelbyville, working three scoreless innings while striking out eight.



Waldron 6, Morristown 4

At Morristown, the visiting Mohawks scored all six runs in the top of the first inning and made that stand up for the victory.

Rhylee Moran had two hits for Morristown (9-7, 2-6 MHC). Kaylin Waltz drove in two runs.

Moran took the loss, allowing five hits and five walks while striking out four.

Triton Central 11, Rushville 4

Brylie Couch had three hits and pitched a complete game to improve the Tigers to 6-8 this season.

Madison Collins, Jayda McKee and Hailey Harris each had two hits.

Rushville dropped to 8-11.