The Sideline – October 13

County tennis players honored by HHC

On Wednesday evening, boys tennis coaches from the Hoosier Heritage Conference gathered to select league honorees for 2017.

A total of six New Palestine Dragons were recognized as All-HHC while one was named honorable mention.

The HHC champion Dragons finished 19-5 on the season and 7-0 in league play en route to a sectional title. New Palestine’s Des Evans was named the 2017 HHC Coach of the Year.

2017 Boys Tennis All-HHC

SINGLES

Name;Grade;School

Jason Wegener*;12;Delta

Matthew True*;11;New Palestine

Ben Bamidele;11;Delta

Kole Willis;12;Greenfield-Central

Ben Blachly;10;New Palestine

Evan Phares;12;Shelbyville

unanimous selection*

HONORABLE MENTION

Name;Grade;School

Tanner Southerland;9;Delta

Mason Bussel;11;Greenfield-Central

Will Thurlow;12;New Castle

Rylan Huntley;11;New Castle

Grant Guffey;12;New Castle

Carson Garvin;11;New Palestine

Walker Stull;11;Pendleton Heights

DOUBLES

Name;Grade;School

Tanner Dishman*/Joel Ashman;11/11;Delta

Nick Rusche*/Colby Wagoner;12/12;New Palestine

David Hockett/Dane Reed;12/11;New Palestine

Luke Asher/Connor Phelps;10/11;Shelbyville

Unanimous selection*

HONORABLE MENTION

Name;Grade;School

Michael Curtis/Mason Knight;9/10;Delta

Brayden Browning/Sam Frye;11/11;Mt. Vernon

Sam McCarty/Peyton Meadors;11/11;Mt. Vernon

Nathan Hicks/Joey Ulrich;11/10;Yorktown

2017 HHC COACH OF THE YEAR

Des Evans;New Palestine

HHC FINAL TEAM STANDINGS

SCHOOL;HHC;OVERALL

New Palestine;7-0;19-5

Delta;6-1;19-5

Shelbyville;5-2;14-8

Pendleton Heights;3-4;11-9

Mount Vernon;3-4;11-10

New Castle;2-5;10-11

Yorktown;1-6;2-15

Greenfield-Central;1-6;9-14

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Standouts picked for weekly HHC honors

Hoosier Heritage Conference Players of the Week were announced for football and volleyball. The honors are for the week of Oct. 8.

Football Players of the Week

Offense: Charlie Spegal, Delta

• Spegal ran for 279 yards and four touchdowns as the Eagles beat Greenfield-Central 41-14.

Defense: Maxen Hook, New Palestine

• Hook had seven tackles, two pass breakups and an interception in the Dragons’ 56-24 victory over New Castle.

Special teams: Alex Kropp, New Palestine

• Kropp was 8-for-8 on PATs in the Dragons’ victory over New Castle, extending his streak to 32 consecutive PATs made.

Volleyball Players of the Week

Mabrey Shaffmaster, New Castle

• Shaffmaster had 28 kills in the Trojans’ HHC title-clinching victory over Yorktown. She also had 14 kills and two aces in Tuesday’s win over Franklin Central.

Victoria Bulmahn, Mt. Vernon

• Bulmahn had 80 kills, 26 blocks, 71 assists and 50 digs as the Marauders went 5-0 with wins over Shenandoah, Noblesville, New Palestine, FW Luers and Chatard.

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Anderson To Perform National Anthem at IMS

INDIANAPOLIS — Nashville recording artist and Hoosier native Clayton Anderson will sing the national anthem on Sunday before the final day of action at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.