Cougars roll past Hornets
The Greenfield-Central wrestling team won its 15th dual meet of the season, pummeling host Beech Grove 56-19 on Thursday night.
The Cougars (15-10) won six matches by pin and decision while taking another four by forfeit.
Carter Noehre, who is ranked seventh in the state by Indiana Mat, posted his 14th pin of the year to improve to a perfect 21-0 at 132 pounds.
Gavin Rose, ranked 15th in the state, won by fall at 120, increasing his pin total to 17 and overall record to 26-2.
Brad Lowe improved to 31-2 on the season with a team-leading 22nd pin. Lowe is ranked seventh in the state at 170.
Mike Hoskins won by decision 5-4 at 160. Dylan Dorman won by a 6-0 decision at 113. Cooper Noehre, who is ranked 13th, won by technical fall at 145 to improve to 26-7 on the season. Micah Ballenger won by pin at 152.
Cougars coast past Bears
The Greenfield-Central boys and girls swimming teams cruised past the Shelbyville Golden Bears with a decisive sweep on the road Thursday night.
The Cougars girls won 135-46 and the boys won 130-53.
Sam Jennings led the Cougars boys with three individual first-place medals in the 100-yard freestyle, 100 backstroke and as a member of the 200 medley relay.
Chris Joven won the 200 IM, while Zach Cook was first in the 50 free and 100 breaststroke. Ben Rader won the 1-meter diving competition, and Cameron Rader won the 100 butterfly. Keegan Hite won the 500 free. The 400 free relay team also was first.
For the girls, Sarah Stutz had a solid day, winning the 200 free and 500 free. She also was part of the 200 medley relay.
Taylor Amos won the 200 IM, and Carley Logan was first in the 50 free and 100 breaststroke. Maci Montgomery won the diving competition.
Braedy Laymon was first in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. Megan Coffin won the 100 free. The 200 medley, 200 free and 400 free relay teams also were victorious.
New Pal sweeps Scecina
The New Palestine boys and girls swimming teams swept Indianapolis Scecina Memorial in a dual meet Thursday.
The Dragons boys won 107-32, while the girls won 104-60.
The boys team won 11 of 12 events overall. Connor Phillips (500 free and 100 breaststroke), Chase Siler (50 and 100 free), Marlon Cabrera (200 free), Pathanin Ruggeratigul (200 IM), Austin Lines (diving), Keith Harp (100 butterfly) and Benjamin Manning (100 backstroke) were all winners.
New Palestine’s 200 medley and 200 free relay teams also won.
Winners for the girls included: Moriah Corey (50 free), Karen Shriver (diving), Emma Nobbe (100 butterfly), Erica Long (500 free) and Adrienne Wilson (100 breaststroke). The Dragons also won the 200 medley and 400 free relays.
Dragons fall to Bulldogs
The New Palestine gymnastics team had a strong showing Thursday during their home opener against Columbus North.
The Dragons were led by Grace Shanahan, who won on beam, but the team fell to state runner-up Columbus North 108.025-99.225.
Shanahan scored 9.225 to win the beam. She was third on bars (8.925) and fifth on floor exercise (8.735). She finished third in the all-around (34.75).
Aly Henson was sixth in the all-around (33.075), placing sixth on beam (7.925) and sixth on bars (8.0). Taylor Brown was fourth on vault (8.525).
The Dragons are now 2-2 on the season and compete today in a four-way meet against Richmond, New Castle and Muncie Central.