Daily Reporter staff reports
New Palestine’s girls soccer team took control of the Hoosier Heritage Conference standings Wednesday with a 3-0 win against Pendleton Heights.
The Dragons now have one conference game remaining Monday against Shelbyville.
Lauren Heitman, Katie Villiger and Olivia Lambden each scored goals Wednesday.
“The girls played hard tonight. We had three beautiful goals and some amazing saves,” coach Gina Fannin said. “We play as a team, we win as a team. I am very proud of all of them. We are eager to take on Shelbyville to finish up the conference. But we first play Lawrence Central on Saturday.”
New Palestine moves to 10-3 and 5-1 in conference play and will play Lawrence Central Saturday.
Marauders rout Bears
The Marauders earned a 6-0 win Wednesday against Lawrence Central on the road.Alexi Hardi led Mt. Vernon with a goal and two assists while Nicole Ratts added a goal and an assist in the win.
“We started off fast, we were efficient on offense and defense was solid tonight,” coach Steve Williams said. (I was) really happy with our effort.”
Tigers sneak past Cougars
Greenfield-Central’s soccer team allowed two goals in the first half en route to a 2-1 Hoosier Heritage Conference loss to Yorktown Wednesday.Luke Tuttle found Nathan Capen for a goal in the second half as the Cougars lost their last conference match of the season.
“The Cougars were left disappointed having missed out on at least a share of the conference title with the loss,” head coach Isaac Beal said.
Greenfield-Central is now 7-5-2 and 5-2 in the HHC.
Yorktown handles Cougars
The Cougars lost 4-1 to conference rival Yorktown Wednesday.Nate Real beat Zach Mullins 6-3, 6-3 at No. 2 singles to score the lone win for Greenfield-Central.
Jerry Fogle lost to Ian Landwehr 0-6, 0-6 at No. 1 singles while Chris Wu lost to Wilson Trulock 6-4, 2-6, (8-10) at No. 3 singles.
The No. 1 doubles team of Saben Fletcher and Dylan Wilburn lost to Abe Rosenthall and Mitch Minniear 3-6, 0-6
as Brady Wright and Kyle Willis lost to Johnny Jareson and Jason Maynard 3-6, 7-5, (4-10) at No. 2.
The JV team also lost 6-3.
Marauders win on senior night
Mt. Vernon sent its seniors off in the right way Wednesday with a 5-0 win over Rushville at home.The win gives the Marauders a 12-3 season record.
Brendon Ware won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles while Matt Hays won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles.
Wilken Baldwin won 6-0, 6-0 to sweep the singles matches. Ryan Beck and Jacob Swift won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles and and Gavin Stamper and Nathan Grandstaff won 6-2,6-2 at No. 2.
“Good to get back on winning track after a couple of tough losses,” coach Gabe Muterspaugh said. “More importantly, I am so proud and appreciative of what seniors Ware, Hays and Swift have done for Mt. Vernon tennis. Going from 6-12 their sophomore year, 13-6 last year and 12-3 this year. (They are) great young men who will be doing great things outside the walls of Mt. Vernon.”
Marauders blank Tigers
Mt. Vernon’s volleyball team improved to 15-3 Wednesday with a 3-0 win against Triton Central.The Marauders won 25-7, 25-15, 25-13 as all 12 players registered at least one dig.
Setters Meridan Eads and Ashton Barr combined for 38 assists.
Tri swings past Eastern Hancock
Eastern Hancock’s volleyball team fell to 3-11 Wednesday with a 3-1 loss to Tri.The Royals lost 28-26, 25-22, 14-25, 25-23 at home.