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Prep Report: Waldron wins all five flights at MHC Tennis Tournament

Waldron won all five flights of the Mid-Hoosier Conference Tennis Tournament Saturday on its home courts.

At No. 1 singles, Waldron’s Lucas Shaw improved to 9-5 this season with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Morristown’s Tyler Schonfeld in the semifinal match and a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Edinburgh’s Max Blandford in the championship.

Jack Fischer followed suit at No. 2 singles for Waldron. Fischer defeated Morristown’s Jameson Palmer in the semifinals, 6-1, 6-0. In the championship, he defeated Edinburgh’s Austin Brockman, 6-2, 6-1 to push his record to 9-5.

Caiden Young was the No. 3 singles champion with wins over Southwestern’s James Oliver (6-0, 6-1) and Edinburgh’s Miles Burkman (6-1, 6-3).

Jacob Lindsey and Josh Kellems improved to 7-3 this season with wins over Morristown’s Michael Ballinger and Dalton McMichael, 6-1, 6-4, and the Hauser pairing of Gollmer and Pappano, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

Connor Hinchman and Matthew Thomas finished off the Mohawks’ celebration with straight-set wins over Morristown and Hauser at No. 2 doubles.

In other prep events Saturday:

Cross Country

FlashRock Invitational

At Northview Church in Carmel, Shelbyville finished 19th in the boys team standings.


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Beau Kenkel (photo, center) led Shelbyville with a 67th-place finish in 18:55. He was followed across the finish line by Logan Reinhart (85th, 19:29), Ben Hinojosa (116th, 20:36), Gavin Harker (139th, 21:36), Christian Powell (161st, 22:52), Gaige Harker (168th, 23:55), Leland Fox (171st, 24:29), Isaac Zermeno (172nd, 24:29), Ayden Holmes (177th, 25:21) and Iran Daza (183rd, 26:48).

Shelbyville did not field a complete girls team due to illness. Four Golden Bears did compete, though.

Hannah Wright crossed the finish line in 22:45 for a 28th-place finish.


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Also running were Aerin Garcia-Santiago (84th, 26:21) (photo), Cora Flynn (105th, 31:18) and Ava Ruschhaupt (107th, 36:16).

Shelbyville hosts the Golden Bear Invitational Saturday at Blue River Memorial Park.

Mid-Hoosier Conference Meet

At Blue River Memorial Park in Shelbyville, Hauser captured the boys team title while North Decatur was crowned champions after the girls race.

Waldron’s Will Larrison won the boys race in 18:19. Fellow sophomores Jared Crosby (4th, 18:43) and Nathaniel Evans (11th, 20:13) also finished in the top 12.

Kyle Lacy (24th, 21:48) and Ethan Richardson (29th, 22:32) completed Waldron’s scoring.

Southwestern had four runners in the top 10 – Dane Kissell (5th, 19:24), Dakota Claiborne (6th, 19:43), Jackson Bentz (7th, 19:49) and Chris Claiborne (10th, 20:08). Ryan Wildman finished 35th in 25:43.

Morristown had two competitors – Max Compton (17th, 21:08) and Drake Hibst (18th, 21:15).

Morristown, Southwestern and Waldron totaled just five competitors in the girls race.

Waldron’s Sophie Hudnall placed third in 24:55. Her teammate, Riley Price, finished sixth in 25:09.

Morristown’s Grace McLaughlin was fifth in 25:09.

Southwestern’s Malori Pike (27:02) and Maxine Higdon (27:32) placed 11th and 13th, respectively.

Indiana Crossroads Conference Meet

Triton Central sent four runners to Cascade for the ICC Meet.

Liam Thompson finished 35th in the boys race in 21:12. Fellow Tigers Hank Hadler placed 49th in 22:46 and Nick Straber placed 59th in 24:25.

TC senior Hallie Schweitzer finished fifth overall in the girls race in 22:33.

Boys Soccer

Morristown 1, Union County 0

At Union County, the visiting Yellow Jackets snapped a two-game losing streak to improve to 7-4-2.

Union County fell to 2-6-3 this season.

Girls Soccer

Heritage Christian 9, Triton Central 0

At Heritage Christian, the Class A, No. 3-ranked Eagles improved to 6-5 with the shutout victory,

Abby Foulk scored five goals to lead Heritage Christian while Kya Crooke had the hat trick and Eimy Lozano-Fuentes had a goal.

Triton Central dropped to 4-7.

Boys Tennis

Whiteland Invitational

Shelbyville 3, Jennings County 2

Shelbyville got a No. 3 singles victory from Logan Prickett and swept the doubles matches.

At No. 1 doubles, Aiden Smith and Caden Claxton needed three sets to prevail 4-6, 6-4, 10-4.

Whiteland 5, Shelbyville 0

The host Warriors dropped a total 10 games in sweeping all five matches.

Batesville 3, Shelbyville 2

The Golden Bears got victories from Aidan Asher at No. 1 singles (6-3, 7-5) and Prickett at No. 3 singles (1-6, 6-3, 10-7).




Yorktown def. Shelbyville, 25-6, 25-10, 25-10

At Shelbyville, the high-powered Tigers improved to 18-2 this season and 5-0 in the Hoosier Heritage Conference standings.

Charlotte Vinson led Yorktown with 15 kills.

Shelbyville dropped to 4-14 this season and 0-3 in the HHC standings.

Yorktown won the junior varsity match, 25-6, 25-6.

Shelbyville hosts Triton Central (14-3) Monday at Garrett Gymnasium.

Lawrenceburg Invitational

Lawrenceburg def. Southwestern, 25-14, 25-6

Lizzie Redar and Trinity Taylor combined for 14 kills and Natalie Knigga collected 17 assists and 12 digs to lead Lawrenceburg (14-3) past the Spartans.

Beechwood def. Southwestern, 25-22, 25-19

The Fort Mitchell, Kentucky squad swept Southwestern in two sets to improve to 8-10.

Hauser def. Southwestern, 27-25, 25-18

Southwestern closed out the event with a straight-set loss to the Jets.

The Spartans are 7-12 this season and travel to Knightstown (6-10) Monday.