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Prep Report: Shelbyville's Linville cards season-best round at Timbergate Golf Course

Kate Linville carded her best round of the season to lead the Shelbyville golf team to a 215-245 victory over Southwestern Thursday at Timbergate Golf Course in Edinburgh.

Linville (photo, second from right) fired off a 43 to earn her third medalist honor of the season.

She was backed by a pair of 56s from Madison Monroe and Emmie Higgins. Ava Essex completed the Golden Bears’ scorecard with a 60.

McKinley Correll led Southwestern with a 54. Sydney Griffin was six shots back at 60.

Also competing for Southwestern were Aurora Belton (64), Hannah Hicks (67) and Emma Isgrigg (70).

Southwestern is at Triton Central Monday. Shelbyville hosts Columbus East Thursday.

In other prep events Thursday:

Girls Golf

Brown County 199, Morristown 247

At Blue Bear Golf Course, Ashlee Ballinger topped the host Yellow Jackets with a 56.

Also competing for Morristown were Clara Hale (62), Mollie Runnebohm (64) and Oakleigh Goedde (65).

Morristown hosts Rushville today at Blue Bear.

Boys Soccer

Southwestern 6, Brown County 0

At Southwestern, the Class A, No. 11 Spartans got a pair of goals from Garreth Stringer and Michael Clements and Garrett Shaw combined for the shutout in goal.

Constant Martinez, Tucker Simmons, Eli Stone and Cecil Newton also scored goals for Southwestern (2-1). Martinez had a pair of assists on goals. Also collecting assists were Jonah DeArmitt, Carter Cooley, Gavin Shaw and Simmons.

Southwestern travels to Morristown Monday.

Morristown 3, Beech Grove 1

At Beech Grove, the visiting Yellow Jackets earned their third win of the season with a road victory over the winless Hornets (0-5).

Morristown is at Wapahani Saturday.



Boys Tennis

Triton Central 5, Southwestern 0

At Southwestern, the visiting Tigers dominated the doubles matches while Tucker Hutchinson and Avram Rund improved to 4-1 in singles matches.

At No. 1 singles, Hutchinson defeated Kyle Beck, 6-2, 6-2. Rund was successful at No. 2 singles over Jaime Oliver, 6-1, 6-1.

Cole Thomas earned the win at No. 3 singles when Southwestern did not provide an opponent.

At No. 1 doubles, Griffin Sego and Ben Toth improved to 5-0 with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Carter Snepp and Chris Cecil.

Oliver Gearlds and Connor Evans also improved to 5-0 this season with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Josh Wenger and Ben Schlabach.

Triton Central is 5-0 this season and competes next at the Franklin Central Invitational Saturday. Southwestern is 1-2 and at the Brown County Invitational Saturday.

Waldron 5, Morristown 0

At Morristown, the visiting Mohawks won all five matches in straight sets.

At No. 1 singles, Lucas Shaw improved to 3-1 this season with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Tyler Schonfeld.

Jack Fischer defeated Jamison Palmer at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-3.

Caiden Young earned a 6-1, 6-1 win over Austin Gabbard at No. 3 singles.

At No. 1 doubles, Josh Kellems and Jacob Lindsey topped Dalton McMichael and Michael Ballinger, 6-4, 6-3.

And at No. 2 doubles, Connor Hinchman and Matthew Thomas bested Bryce Bryant and Brady Schonfeld, 6-1, 6-2.

Waldron (2-2) hosts Shelbyville Monday. Morristown (0-3) is at Elwood Monday.

In a middle school match Monday, Waldron defeated Morristown, 4-1. Collecting match wins for Waldron were Charlie Fischer (No. 1 singles), Lincoln Fischer (No. 2 singles), Jackson Kuhn and Caige Sheaffer (No. 1 doubles) and Noah Leap and Wyatt Everette (No. 2 doubles).




Triton Central def. Cascade, 25-10, 25-22, 25-22

At Triton Central, Kaitlin Bramlett and Maddy Brown combined for 21 kills to push the Tigers’ record to 5-2 this season and 2-0 against Indiana Crossroads Conference opponents.

Bramlett finished with a team-high 11 kills. Brown had 10 kills and 15 digs.

Hallie Schweitzer led the defensive effort with 21 digs. Setter Kate Isley collected 31 assists.

Cascade dropped to 7-3 overall and 1-1 in the ICC standings.

Triton Central travels to Hagerstown Saturday for an invitational event.

North Central def. Shelbyville, 25-12, 25-10, 25-14

At North Central, the visiting Golden Bears dropped to 2-3 this season.

With the straight-set victory, North Central improved to 5-3.

Shelbyville returns to action Tuesday at Guerin Catholic.

Morristown def. Providence Cristo Rey, 25-8, 25-8, 25-8

At Providence Cristo Rey, the visiting Yellow Jackets improved to 2-4 this season with a straight-set victory over the winless Wolves (0-2).

Nevaeh Sanders finished with a team-high nine kills for Morristown.

Senior setter Raegan Kleine had nine assists and 11 service aces.

Morristown is at Southwestern tonight.

Waldron def. Jac-Cen-Del, 25-22, 25-23, 23-25, 25-20

At Waldron, the Mohawks improved to 2-2 against the winless Eagles.

Jac-Cen-Del dropped to 0-8 this season.

Waldron competes in the Indian Creek Invitational Saturday.

Cross Country

South Decatur Invitational

Southwestern’s boys program finished fourth overall with all five runners clocking personal-best times.

Dane Kissell (7th in 18:52), Dakota Claiborne (8th in 18:54) and Chris Claiborne (11th in 19:55) all finished in the top 12 Thursday.

Jackson Bentz placed 17th in 20:25 and Ryan Wildman finished 43rd in 26:46.

Maxine Higdon finished 15th in the girls race for Southwestern in 27:36.