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Prep Report: Southwestern secures MHC soccer title with shutout victory over Hauser

Owen Stringer’s goal in the first eight minutes Friday was enough for Class A, No. 19 Southwestern to claim the Mid-Hoosier Conference championship.

The Spartans added four more goals for an emphatic 5-0 victory at home over Hauser (0-7-1, 0-3 MHC).

Southwestern’s first goal was backed by a pair of goals from Garreth Stringer and second-half scores from Carter Cooley and Eli Fix.

Fix also had a pair of assists and Ben Khaler was credited with an assist on Fix’s goal.

Matthew Clements and Garett Shaw combined for the shutout in goal for the Spartans (7-1-2, 4-0 MHC).

The win comes off a scoreless tie Thursday against Indianapolis Lutheran (3-7-2).

Clements was credited with 10 saves in the draw.

In other prep events Thursday:

Girls Golf

Greenfield-Central 208, Shelbyville 217

At Blue Bear Golf Course, Madison Monroe (48) and Emmie Higgins (50) posted season-best rounds in the host Golden Bears final match of the regular season.

Also playing for Shelbyville were Kate Linville (55), Livanet Rosales (64) and Ella Connolly (68).

Greenfield-Central’s Sydnie Wherry was the medalist with a 35.

Shelbyville competes in the Greensburg Sectional Saturday at the Greensburg Country Club.

Edinburgh 202, Southwestern 248, North Decatur 256

At Timbergate Golf Course in Edinburgh, the host Lancers had three golfers shoot 53 or better to defeat their MHC rivals.

McKinley Correll (51) led Southwestern in its final regular-season match.

Also on the Spartans’ scorecard were Sydney Griffin (60), Emma Isgrigg (67), Aurora Belton (70) and Hannah Hicks (70).

Edinburgh’s Izzy Richardson was the medalist with a 42.

Southwestern travels Saturday to the Greensburg Country Club to complete in the Greensburg Sectional.

Boys Soccer

Shelbyville 4, New Castle 0

At New Castle, Al Hernandez scored a pair of goals and Osvaldo Reyes and Drew Hassebroek found the back of the net to improve the Golden Bears to 7-4-1 this season and 2-2 in the Hoosier Heritage Conference standings.

Girls Soccer

Shelbyville 9, Greensburg 0

At Shelbyville, Evelyn Kiefer and Ava Wilson each scored twice to lead the Golden Bears (7-1) to their fifth-straight victory and fourth-straight shutout.

Shelbyville scored six goals in the first half to take control against the Pirates (4-4).

Hannah Baker, Ava Mummert, Ella Johnson, Emma Sandman and Cyanne St. Bernard also scored goals.

Assists were credited to Baker, Mummert (2), Wilson, Johnson, Sandman, Kiefer and Hailey Pogue.

Macy Cooley had three saves in goal to preserve the shutout.

Triton Central 3, Warren Central 0

At Triton Central, Lizzie Graham scored twice and Bella Ball found the back of the net to break the Tigers’ five-match losing streak.

Graham had an assist as did Emma Firebaugh and Lucy Spall.

Cheyenne Allen got the shutout victory in goal.

Boys Tennis

Indian Creek 3, Shelbyville 2

At Shelbyville, the Golden Bears came up one match win short of defeating the unbeaten Braves (15-0).

At No. 1 singles, Shelbyville’s Aiden Asher defeated Peyton Strunk, 6-1, 6-0.

Logan Prickett added a No. 3 singles win over Grant Dalton, 6-3, 6-4.

The Braves swept the doubles matches and got a three-set win from Brendan Conner at No. 2 singles over Caden Tackett, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2.

At No. 1 doubles, Aiden Pemberton and Landon Sichting topped Shelbyville’s Aiden Smith and Caden Claxton, 6-2, 7-6 (5).

And Aaron Spurgeon and Trent Volz bested Karson Schaf and Reece Prickett at No. 2 doubles, 6-0, 6-4.

Shelbyville is 9-7 this season.

New Palestine 3, Triton Central 2

At New Palestine, the visiting Tigers got wins from Cole Thomas at No. 3 singles and the No. 2 doubles pairing of Oliver Gearlds and Joey Brosnan.

Thomas improved to 10-3 this season with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Brady Torzewski.

Brosnan and Gearlds defeated Andrew Hahn and William Hahn, 7-5, 6-0.

The Dragons swept the other three matches.

Triton Central is 10-3.

Eastern Hancock 5, Morristown 0

At Morristown, the visiting Royals dropped just one game in sweeping the Yellow Jackets (4-8).

At No. 2 singles, Eastern Hancock’s Luke Fletcher defeated Morristown’s Jameson Palmer, 6-0, 6-1.


Greenfield-Central def. Shelbyville, 25-22, 23-25, 25-19, 25-17

At Shelbyville, Mya Grigsby had 20 kills to lead the visiting Cougars (6-9, 1-4 HHC) to the conference victory.

Shelby Lasure led Shelbyville (4-13, 0-2 HHC) with 17 kills and three service aces. Karlie Lawson had team-highs in digs (12) and assists (28).

Eastern Hancock def. Southwestern, 18-25, 25-17, 23-25, 25-22, 15-9

At Southwestern, the visiting Royals won the last two sets to improve to 11-9 this season.

The Spartans dropped to 7-9.

The Royals won the junior varsity match, 25-15, 20-25, 15-5.

Triton Central def. Rushville, 25-7, 25-18, 25-11

At Triton Central, Kaitlin Bramlett led the host Tigers (14-3) with six kills.

Hallie Schweitzer and Mckenzie Jett each had three aces and combined for 23 digs. Brooklyn Bailey finished with four total blocks. Kate Isley collected 19 assists.