Cougars continue winning ways


Greenfield-Central’s Chris Long returns a serve during a match last season against Mt. Vernon.

Greenfield-Central lost just five games the entire match in a 5-0 sweep over visiting Indianapolis Scecina Wednesday at G-C.

The Cougars are 8-1 on the season and have won seven straight matches.

At No. 1 singles, Chris Long won 6-1, 6-0. At the No. 2 spot, C.J. Michalek had a straight set 6-0, 6-0 victory. No. 3, Matt Hyre won 6-0, 6-1.

In doubles action, the No. 1 team of Caden Robertson and Michael Kwiatkowski won 6-1, 6-2. The No. 2 group of Luke Sitzman and Alex Michalek were 6-0, 6-0 victors.

Eastern Hancock shuts out Lapel

At Lapel Wednesday, Eastern Hancock defeated the short-handed host Bulldogs 5-0.

Royals No. 1 singles player Zeke Dixon beat freshman Hogan Bair 6-1, 6-1. Bair was playing for injured Bulldog No. 1 Jacob Erwin.

At No. 2, Eastern’s Luke Fletcher beat Isaac Bair, who had to retire with an injury.

At No. 3, the Royals Luke Schilling defeated Camden Novak 6-2, 6-0.

In doubles play, the Eastern Hancock No. 1 team of brother Bryce and Myles Wennen won 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 over Grant Humerickhouse and Shyam Lewis.

At No. 2 doubles, the Royals tandem of Peyton Stephens and Bo Dixon defeated Jaden Cash and Mason Poynter 7-5, 4-6 and 10-8 in the tiebreaker.


NP sweeps Warren Central

New Palestine improved to 5-1 with a 3-0 victory at Warren Central Wednesday.

The Dragons got 14 kills from Lauren Wilson to lead the way in a 25-13, 25-15, 25-12 win.

Reagan Kleiman had 11 kills and three blocks. Bella Brownfield recorded six kills, two service aces and five digs. Rachel Burke chipped in seven kills and two blocks.

Setter Isabella Gizzi had 35 assists, three kills and two service aces. Libero Honour Mallory had nine digs and two aces.

“A great win for all three teams,” coach Kelli Gabehart, referring to wins by the JV and freshman teams, too, said. “We were able to fine tune what we have been working on in practice.”