Sports Roundup – January 23

Daily Reporter staff reports

Greenfield-Central finished its season on a strong note Thursday, topping Beech Grove 60-18.

The Cougars complete the year with a 15-12 record.

Greenfield-Central was victorious in 10 matches on the night with six coming by fall. Those include Tommy Brock at 132 pounds, Riley Fletcher at 138, Brad Lowe at 170, Braydon Varga at 182, Cameron Wetli at 220 and Clayton Jenkins at 120.

David Johnson (145), Lee Dullaghan (195), Gavin Rose (106) and Luke Sheridan (113) also won for Greenfield-Central.

The Cougars now prepare for the Shelbyville Sectional on Jan. 30.


Greenfield-Central dominates Bears

Both Greenfield-Central swim teams picked up wins Thursday at Shelbyville.

The boys won 128-57, while the girls won 118-62.

The Cougars won all three relays on the boys’ side and had solid performances from Jordan Cermak and Zach Cook en route to the win. Cermak won the 50- and 100-yard freestyles and was on two winning relay teams, while Cook won the 100 backstroke and the 100 butterfly and was also on two relays teams that won.

“Another great performance by the guys team,” head coach Mark Logan said. “This is their third meet in six days and still another one to go on Saturday. They are tired but still swimming hard. Wyatt Deno and Ben Rader set personal best for their six dive scores.”

For the girls, Carley Logan won the 200 and 500 freestyles, while Ashley Finney took first in the 50 freestyle and the 100 butterfly.

The girls also won the 200 yard medley and 400 freestyle relays.

Shyanne Milne won the diving competition.

“They will finish the weekend with another meet on Saturday at Fishers,” girls coach Emily Logan said. “This is a marathon stretch as we finish the regular season and head into the sectional.”

Dragons earn win on senior night

Both New Palestine swim teams earned double wins on senior night Thursday at home.

The boys finished with 179 points, while Rushville scored 78. Scecina finished with five. The girls scored 172 points to Rushville’s 57. Scecina had 40.

The Dragons won 11 events in all and posted two top-10 school finishes during the meet. Courtnee Coffman finished fifth all-time in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke, while Joey Rogers was ninth all-time in the 500 freestyle.

For the boys, Matthew Taylor-Smith and Chase Crowder both won two events. Taylor-Smith won the 100 and 200 freestyles, while Crowder won the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke.

The boys also won two relays while Conner Page won the diving competition.

On the girls’ side, Kenzie Wells added two wins; one in the 200 individual medley and the other in the 500 freestyle. Shannon Jones won diving while the girls also won all three relay events.