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Prep Report: Class A, No. 18 Muncie Burris takes down Triton Central, 4-1

Class A, No. 18 Muncie Burris eliminated Triton Central in the semifinal round Thursday of Sectional 44.

The Owls (13-2) scored a pair of goals in each half to secure the victory and advance to Saturday’s girls soccer championship game to face Wapahani (9-7), a 4-0 winner over Union County (0-13-1) Thursday in the other semifinal contest.

Sarah Edmonds scored twice to lead Muncie Burris. Sophia Johnson and Sydney Jackson also had goals. Jackson was credited with two assists.

Triton Central’s lone goal came from senior Lizzie Graham, who finished this season with 25 goals and closed out her career with 66 goals – good enough for fourth all-time in program history.

The Tigers finished the season 8-10.

In other prep events Thursday:


Greenfield-Central def. Triton Central, 25-23, 25-17, 20-25, 25-19

At Greenfield-Central, Mya Grigsby and Rilee Roland combined for 34 kills to lead the host Cougars (10-16) past the Tigers (17-9).

Grigsby also had three blocks and 12 digs. Roland added four service aces and 13 digs.

Brooklyn Bailey led Triton Central with nine kills and two blocks.

Kaitlin Bramlett and Maddy Brown each finished with seven kills.

Hallie Schweitzer had 12 digs and Kate Isley collected 31 assists.