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Prep Report: Morristown, TC close out girls golf season

The golf programs at Morristown and Triton Central closed out the 2022 season Monday at the New Palestine Sectional.

The top three teams and the top three individuals not on an advancing team qualified for the Lapel Regional Saturday at Edgewood Golf Course.

New Palestine was the sectional champion at Hawk’s Tail Golf Course with a 354 team score. Mt. Vernon (399) and Rushville (406) also qualified for the regional.

Shenandoah (420) was fourth ahead of Greenfield-Central (434), Triton Central (541) and Morristown (549).

Greenfield-Central’s Sydnie Wherry was the sectional champion with an 81. She qualified for the regional along with Shenandoah’s Carly Chandler (86) and Madelyn Shelton (104).

Morristown’s quartet of golfers finished within five strokes of each other. Competing were Clara Hale (135), Mollie Runnebohm (136), Ashley Ballinger (138) and Oakleigh Goedde (140).

Triton Central was led by Lindsay Huxford’s 131. Olivia Williams followed at 133. Hanna Fink shot 136 and Jaylee Davis carded 141.

In other prep events Monday:

Boys Soccer

Southwestern 7, Trinity Lutheran 1

At Southwestern, the host Spartans, ranked No. 17 in this week’s state coaches poll, scored five first-half goals to cruise past the Cougars (3-8-2).

Southwestern improved to 8-1-2.

Boys Tennis

Triton Central 5, Hauser 0

At Hauser, the visiting Tigers improved to 11-3 this season with strong performances in all five matches.

At No. 1 singles, Tucker Hutchinson defeated Caleb Wallace, 6-1, 6-1.

Avram Rund won at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-3 over Jackson Burcham.

Cole Thomas bested Hagan Widersatz at No. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-2.

At No. 1 doubles, Griffin Sego and Ben Toth defeated Levi Gollmer and Hunter Pappano, 6-2, 6-1.

And Oliver Gearlds and Joey Brosnan dominated Jentzen Bechtel and Cameron Blair, 6-1, 6-1.

TC got junior varsity wins from Connor Evans, Bryce Toth, Wyatt Fisher and the doubles pairing of Aidan Morris and Nick Tormoehlen.



Waldron 5, Oldenburg Academy 0

At Waldron on Senior Night, the Mohawks’ lone senior, Josh Kellems, teamed with Lucas Shaw to produce a 6-1, 6-0 win over Jack Freeland and Zach Phillips at No. 1 doubles.

Jack Fischer replaced Shaw at No. 1 singles and won a 7-5, 6-1 match against Clay Eckstein.

Jacob Lindsey won at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-1 over Will Hollingsworth.

Caiden Young blanked Jonah Short, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.

And at No. 2 doubles, Connor Hinchman and Matthew Thomas defeated Carson Phillips and Carson Ruter, 6-0, 6-1.

Waldron improved to 7-6.



Shelbyville 5, Rushville 0

At Shelbyville on Senior Night, the Golden Bears improved to 11-9 with straight-set wins in all five matches.

Aidan Asher, Caden Tackett and Logan Prickett lost a total of 11 games in sweeping the singles matches.

Aiden Smith and Caden Claxton were victorious 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles.

Karson Schaf and Reece Prickett collected their 14th win of the season, 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.


Southwestern def. Knightstown, 25-16, 25-27, 23-25, 25-22, 15-11

At Knightstown, the visiting Spartans rallied to win the final two games to improve to 8-12 this season.

Jayla Kopp and Josie Koehler each had five kills to lead Knightstown (6-12).