Cougars end on high note

The Greenfield-Central girls soccer team won its 10th straight game Thursday night, shutting out Franklin Community 2-0.

The Cougars improved to 14-2 to finish the regular season and set a school record for fewest losses in a year.

Greenfield-Central scored both of its goals in the second half, kicked off by Jaeden Ailes. Anne Marie DeKeyser struck next off a corner kick by Maddie Trapp.

The Cougars recorded their ninth shutout of the season as Kayla Enochs had five saves in goal.

Boys soccer

Cougars clinch HHC title

The Greenfield-Central boys soccer team clinched a share of the Hoosier Heritage Conference title Thursday night with a 4-0 won against New Castle.

The Cougars (10-4-1, 6-1 HHC) posted two goals in the first half and another pair in the second. Zach Tutrow, Pablo Aguinaga, Braiden Sticka, and Cole Pierce each registered goals.

Assists went to Tyler Murphy and Pierce. The Cougars play one more regular-season match today at home on the football field turf against Fishers.

Marauders shut out Lions

The Mt. Vernon boys soccer team celebrated senior night by blanking Rushville 5-0 on Thursday night.

Senior Timmy Clone initiated the scoring in the first half with a goal off an assist by senior Ben Wallace. Tylin Broaders followed up with a goal assisted by Drew Heitman.

Clone added another first-half goal with the assist going to Broaders. Clone had a pair of assists in the second half, feeding senior Michael McKeeman and Caleb Vaughan. Jenner York recorded the shutout in goal.

The Marauders end the regular season with a 10-6 record and as co-HHC champions with a 6-1 record.

Dragons win on senior night

The New Palestine boys soccer team joined the county’s senior night fun Thursday, defeating Pendleton Heights 2-0.

Tommy Niemier scored the first goal for the Dragons off an assist by Holton Gwaltney. Jacob Long assisted Gwaltney for the second goal.

Adam Hunt and the defense posted the team’s fifth shutout of the season to help the Dragons improve to 7-7-1 on the year.

Volleyball

Marauders tame Golden Bears

The Mt. Vernon volleyball team won 3-0 against HHC foe Shelbyville on Thursday night.

The Marauders defeated the Golden Bears 25-16, 25-8, 25-19 to celebrate senior night.

They honored the careers of Meridan Eads, Grace Hurst, Taylor Rohrbach, Sarah Herman, and Laura Pilkington.

Victoria Bulmahn and Herman led the team in kills with 11 and 12, respectively. Claire Ertel had nine.

Rohrbach had four aces, while Hurst had 20 digs. Herman added 15 digs, and Bulmahn had 14. Eads finished with 13 assists. Bulmahn dished out 16.

The Marauders are 11-10 on the season and 3-3 in the HHC.

Cougars fall to Arabians

The Greenfield-Central volleyball team lost to Pendleton Heights 3-2 on Thursday, but that didn’t stop Molly Broome from making history.

Broome set her third school record by surpassing Kelsey Bryant as the program’s all-time career assists leader. She previously set records for match assists and season assists.

The Cougars lost the match 17-25, 16-25, 25-23, 25-20, 7-15. Greenfield-Central is now 17-10 on the season and 1-6 in the HHC.

Dragons see Pink

The New Palestine volleyball team swept past Triton Central on Thursday night 3-0 and helped raise awareness for breast cancer research.

The Dragons won their Pink Night 25-15, 25-17, 25-14 as both teams joined forces in the battle against cancer.

Mia Long had 19 kills, six digs and three aces for the Dragons. Allison Dennemann added 15 kills. Sydney Robertson had 38 assists and five digs. Lydia Jones had 10 digs.

“Such a great evening,” New Palestine head coach Kelli Whitaker said. “We welcomed our Doe Creek volleyball players and had a successful pink night. Thank you to Triton Central for donating a basket to our raffle.”

Prior to the match, Whitaker was recognized for collecting her 100th career win as a coach, which occurred during the New Palestine Invitational last weekend.

The Dragons are now 19-5 on the season.

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Rich Torres is sports editor at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. He can be reached at rtorres@greenfieldreporter.com or 317-477-3227.