Local Sports

Prep Report: Triton Central wins Shelby County Volleyball Tournament title

Triton Central shut down Southwestern and Waldron to claim the Shelby County Volleyball Tournament title Saturday in Fairland.

The Tigers eliminated Southwestern, 25-8, 25-14, then knocked off Waldron in the championship match, 25-15, 25-12, to improve to 19-9 this season.

Triton Central senior Kaitlin Bramlett (photo below) finished with seven kills and two total blocks in the championship match to earn the tournament’s Most Valuable Player Award.



Kayden Simmons had a team-high nine kills against the Mohawks (16-11). Brooklyn Bailey also had seven kills.

Kate Isley delivered six service aces and a team-high 24 assists.

In the win over Southwestern (8-20), Maddy Brown finished with a team-high nine kills for Triton Central. Bailey had eight. Isley collected 18 assists.

Waldron needed three sets to get past Morristown, 25-19, 19-25, 15-13.

Zoey Coons led the Yellow Jackets (6-22) with seven kills and one block.

Kindall Dorsey had a team-high 13 digs and Katie Theobald finished with eight assists.

Sectional tournaments begin Tuesday in the state and culminate with sectional championship matches Saturday.

In Class 2A, Sectional 42 at Eastern Hancock, Triton Central debuts Thursday in the semifinal round against the host Royals (17-13).

In Class A, Sectional 60 at Waldron, Morristown opens the sectional bracket with a quarterfinal match Tuesday against Oldenburg Academy (12-17).

In Thursday’s quarterfinal matches, Waldron takes on Jac-Cen-Del (6-19) and Southwestern battles South Decatur (14-13).

In another volleyball tournament Saturday:

Lawrence North Invitational

Shelbyville closed out its regular-season schedule with three losses at Lawrence North High School.

The Golden Bears (5-24) opened the invitational with a 25-15, 25-18 loss to Noblesville (24-6).

In match two, Homestead (25-6) got 10 kills from Addy Tindall in a 25-5, 25-10 victory.



Shelbyville closed out the invitational with a second loss this season to Franklin Central, 25-18, 25-8.

Zyon Francis and Abby Kaminski each had six kills to lead the Flashes (14-15).

Shelbyville has the week to prepare for a Class 4A, Sectional 14 semifinal round match at Columbus East High School Saturday against either Whiteland (8-13) or Columbus East (16-11).