Cougars’ Willis set to compete at regional

Greenfield-Central senior singles player Kole Willis won an individual sectional tennis title last week and now will compete for a regional championship this Saturday.

Willis was 15-8 during the regular season and is 3-0 in the state tournament for a combined 18 wins this fall. He won a pair of sectional matches at North Central during individual state tournament play last week to advance into the regional round.

Willis will face Brownsburg’s Petar Petrovic, a freshman, at the Fishers Regional site. Petrovic is 21-5 overall this season and 4-0 in the postseason.

Regional semifinal matches begin at 10 a.m. with the championship match set for 2 p.m. If Willis wins, he will advance to the individual tennis state finals quarterfinal round on Oct. 20 at Park Tudor.

Regional Tennis Schedule


Bedford North Lawrence

Match 1: BYE vs. Colten Mouzin (11) Vincennes Rivet (13-2; 3-0).

Match 2: Landon Suvak (11) Salem (17-2; 2-0) vs. Aaron Thompson (11) Evansville Mater Dei (21-0; 6-0).

Championship: Match 1 winner vs. Match 2 winner.


Match 1: Petar Petrovic (9) Brownsburg (17-5; 4-0) vs. Kole Willis (12) Greenfield-Central (15-8; 3-0).

Match 2: Seth Nation (12) Shenandoah (15-3; 3-0) vs. Sajin Smith (10) Perry Meridian (15-0; 3-0).

Championship: Match 1 winner vs. Match 2 winner.


Match 1: Landon Weins (12) Frankton (15-2; 1-0) vs. Parker Kalis (12) Westfield (12-8; 2-0).

Match 2: Auden Eckert (12) Huntington North (15-4; 2-0) vs. Canaan Sellers (9) Terre Haute South (17-5; 3-0).

Championship: Match 1 winner vs. Match 2 winner.


Match 1: Isaac Miller (11) Elkhart Christian Academy vs. Luke Fleming (12) Lowell (19-3; 4-0).

Match 2: Enrique Pomares-Perego (10) Rochester (12-2; 3-0) vs. Thomas Pries (11) SB St. Joseph (22-0; 5-0).

Championship: Match 1 winner vs. Match 2 winner.


Dragons seeking perfect HHC finish

The top-ranked Class 5A New Palestine football team clinched the outright Hoosier Heritage Conference championship last Friday with their 56-24 victory against New Castle.

This week, the Dragons are seeking a perfect 7-0 finish in HHC play to go with their fifth consecutive outright title, while extending their conference-record winning streak to 34 games. 

HHC Football Standings


New Palestine;8-0;6-0

Pendleton Heights;6-2;4-2



New Castle;4-4;3-3



Mt. Vernon;2-6;1-5

This week’s HHC schedule


Greenfield-Central at New Castle, 7:30 p.m.

New Palestine at Delta, 7:30 p.m.

Shelbyville at Pendleton Heights, 7:30 p.m.

Yorktown at Mt. Vernon, 7:30 p.m.