The Sideline – March 29

Seventh-grader wins Pass, Shoot, Dribble title

Greenfield’s Cameron Wise had no equal on the hardwood earlier this month.

The Greenfield Central Junior High seventh-grader won the Optimist Club’s Tri-Star Pass, Shoot & Dribble state title at the New Castle Chrysler Fieldhouse.

At 13 years old, Wise has made winning a habit, already claiming the 10-year-old state title in 2013 and the 12-year-old championship in 2015.


Mt. Vernon graduate keeps momentum going

The IPFW women’s track and field team grabbed five top-10 finishes when they competed in the Winthrop Adidas Invitational this past weekend to open its outdoor season.

Among the top Mastodons competitors at the Irwin Belk Track Complex in Rock Hill, South Carolina, was Mt. Vernon graduate Olivia Coleman.

The former All-State high school track and field athlete, placed fifth in the long jump with a distance of 5.32 meters.

She also competed in the 200-meter and claimed ninth place with a time of 25.45 seconds, which was 0.23 seconds from the outdoor school record held by Kiawna Cottrell.

Coleman continued her strong success from the indoor season when she broke the school mark in the 4×400-meter relay. Along with teammates Alexis Wygant, Elise Cobb and Kyley Marano, Coleman’s team set a new program standard at 3:59.07.


Coaches association releases track poll

The Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches released their second girls track and field poll of the season last week.

Warren Central, Pike and Carmel retained their first through third rankings, respectively, from the first rankings installment announced March 14.

IATCCC girls track rankings: 1. Warren Central, 2. Pike, 3. Carmel, 4. FW Northrop, 5. Ben Davis, 6. Homestead, 7. Noblesville, 8. Crown Point, 9. Hamilton Southeastern, 10. Bloomington North, 11. Westfield, 12. South Bend Adams, 13. Bloomington South, 14. Penn, 15. West Lafayette, 16. Warsaw, 17. Zionsville, 18. Fishers, 19. LaPorte, 20. FW Carroll


Prep calendar


Track & Field

Fishers at Mt. Vernon, 5 p.m.



Cathedral at Mt. Vernon, 5:30 p.m.


Richmond at Greenfield-Central, 6 p.m.