With a three-set victory from a pair of freshmen playing No. 1 doubles, Shelbyville’s tennis program defeated New Palestine Thursday to improve to 6-3 this season and 3-1 in the Hoosier Heritage Conference standings.
Aiden Smith and Caden Claxton defeated Eli Sloan and Maxwell Havel, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 to lead the Golden Bears to a 3-2 victory.
Shelbyville’s No. 2 doubles pairing of Karson Schaf and Reece Prickett bested William Hahn and Dawson Lynch, 6-0, 7-5.
Shelbyville’s third victory came from Logan Prickett at No. 3 singles. He defeated Brady Torzewski, 6-3, 6-4.
At No. 1 singles, New Palestine’s Moses Haynes defeated Aidan Asher, 6-1, 6-3.
Arjomand Khokhar topped Caden Tackett at No. 2 singles, 6-3, 6-3.
Shelbyville got a junior varsity doubles victory from Alex Bunton and Gavin Reed.
In other prep events Thursday:
Columbus East 175, Shelbyville 220
At Blue Bear Golf Course in Shelbyville, four Olympians shot 46 or better to defeat the Golden Bears.
Carter Gant was the medalist with a 41. Lilly Steinwedel followed at 42.
Madison Monroe and Kate Linville led Shelbyville with 51s.
Southwestern 231, Morristown 257
At Timbergate Golf Course in Edinburgh, McKinley Correll led the Spartans with a season-best 50 to earn the medalist honor. Emma Isgrigg also shot a season-best round of 55 for Southwestern.
Sydney Griffin (61), Aurora Belton (65) and Hannah Hicks (69) completed the Southwestern scorecard.
Ashlee Ballinger led Morristown with a 57. Also competing for the Yellow Jackets were Mollie Runnebohm (64), Clara Hale (66) and Oakleigh Goedde (70).
Mt. Vernon JV 224, Triton Central 264
At Hawk’s Tail Golf Course in Greenfield, Kylie Hyde led the Marauders’ junior varsity squad with a 50. Zoey Gaw followed at 56.
Shelbyville 3, Madison 2
At Madison, the visiting Golden Bears never trailed, scoring the first goal of the game and the first two of the second half to secure the road victory.
Drew Hassebroek scored a pair of goals – the first coming on a penalty kick in the first half – to lead Shelbyville (4-2-1). Hassebroek got Shelbyville’s third goal off an Aiden Helfer-Vazquez assist that extended the lead to 3-1.
Christian Haas scored Shelbyville’s second goal off an assist from Osvaldo Reyes.
Madison (4-2) scored with three minutes left to cut into Shelbyville’s lead but could not find the game winner.
Morristown 1, Greenwood Christian 1
At Morristown, the host Yellow Jackets (4-1-2) played to their second draw of the season.
Greenwood Christian’s record is 2-2-1.
Cascade 3, Triton Central 2
At Cascade, Triton Central’s Lizzie Graham scored a goal in each half but it was not enough to overcome the Cadets (3-4, 2-2 Indiana Crossroads Conference).
The Tigers dropped to 3-2 this season and 1-1 in the ICC standings.
Triton Central 4, Scecina 1
At Scecina, Triton Central won a pair of three-set matches to improve to 7-2 this season.
At No. 1 singles, TC’s Tucker Hutchinson defeated Daniel Eljach, 6-0, 5-7, 10-7.
Triton Central’s No. 2 doubles pairing of Ben Toth and Oliver Gearlds topped Raffe Morris and Max Krause, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.
The Tigers also got wins from Cole Thomas at No. 3 singles and the No. 1 doubles pairing of Griffin Sego and Joey Brosnan.
Scecina’s Quinn Schreiber needed three sets to dispatch of Avram Rund, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 10-3.
Triton Central got JV wins from Connor Evans, Connor McGuire and Talan Canter.
Waldron 4, Trinity Lutheran 1
At Trinity Lutheran, Waldron dominated the doubles matches and Lucas Shaw and Jack Fischer added singles wins to get the road victory.
Shaw defeated Soloman Hall at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-2.
Fischer topped Jonathan Neawebbe, 6-1, 6-3 at No. 2 singles.
Waldron’s No. 1 doubles pairing of Josh Kellems and Jacob Lindsey defeated Nathan Volker and Will Gaussman, 6-2, 6-1.
Sam Jones and Connor Hinchman did not lose a game in a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 2 doubles.
Trinity Lutheran’s lone win came at No. 3 singles where Nathan Finke outlasted Caiden Young, 7-6 (4), 6-4, in a two-hour match.
Greenfield-Central 5, Morristown 0
At Morristown, the visiting Cougars dropped just six games in sweeping the host Yellow Jackets.
Jameson Palmer, Austin Gabbard and Jacob Robey were defeated in singles matches.
G-C’s Caden Robertson and Michael Kwiatkowski defeated Dalton McMichael and Michael Ballinger at No. 1 doubles, 6-1, 6-1.
At No. 2 doubles, Lucas Sitzman and Alex Michalek topped Bryce Bryant and Brady Schonfeld, 6-1, 6-2.
Triton Central def. Lutheran, 25-10, 19-25, 25-16, 25-19
At Triton Central, the host Tigers pushed their win streak to eight straight and improved to 4-0 against ICC foes.
Maddy Brown (15 kills) and Brooklyn Bailey (10 kills) combined for 25 kills to move the Tigers to 10-2 this season.
Brown also had a team-high 14 digs. Kayden Simmons added 12 digs while setter Kate Isley finished with 32 assists.
The Saints dropped to 3-8 (2-2 ICC).
Greenwood def. Shelbyville, 25-12, 25-14, 25-22
At Greenwood, Shelby Lasure led the visiting Golden Bears with nine kills.
Lasure and Riley Lee each had a team-high nine digs and setter Karlie Lawson collected 20 assists for Shelbyville (2-5).
Greenwood improved to 7-4.
Oldenburg Academy def. Morristown, 15-25, 25-23, 25-19, 26-24
At Oldenburg Academy, the host Twisters (4-2) lost the first set but rallied to take the next three and defeat Morristown (2-7).
Edinburgh def. Southwestern, 25-18, 25-17, 25-18
At Southwestern, the visiting Lancers improved to 8-2 this season and 2-0 against Mid-Hoosier Conference opponents.
Southwestern dropped to 4-7 (1-1 MHC).
The Spartans won the JV contest, 24-25, 25-19, 15-11.
Waldron def. Knightstown, 25-18, 25-21, 25-18
At Waldron, the host Mohawks improved to 5-4 this season with a straight-set victory over the Panthers (3-6).
Emily Scott and Teagan Yoder led Knightstown with four kills each.
Middle School Tennis
Shelbyville 4, Triton Central 1
Triton Central’s lone win came at No. 1 doubles where Brayden Hoover and Drayton Kermode defeated Shelbyville’s Jack Van Wye and Eli Connolly, 8-2.
At No. 2 doubles, Shelbyville’s Owen Shively and Bram Kolkmeier bested Lucie Garver and Anna Gillespie, 8-0.
Shelbyville won all three singles matches by identical 8-3 scores. Kody Seller, Wyatt Armstrong and Kashton Laycock were victorious over Graham Gast, Ellie Gast and Lexi Poole, respectively.
Shelbyville won five of the eight JV matches with Zach Lakes, Owen Hartman, Ethan Carmony, Ethan Rife/Grant Tackett and Kirato Kawakami/Luca Kinker collecting wins.
TC winners were Bradyn Robinson, Cash Eck/Jason Gregory and Ryland Anderson/Brylon Scott.
Waldron 5, Rushville 0
Waldron’s middle school tennis program secured a 5-0 win over Rushville Thursday.
Winners were Charlie Fischer, Lincoln Fischer, Caige Sheaffer and the doubles teams of Noah Leap/Jackson Kuhn and Wyatt Everette/Kevin Crouch.