Greenfield-Central goalkeeper Jordin Jones tied a school record for shutouts in a season (10) with the Cougars 4-0 Hoosier Heritage Conference victory over visiting Shelbyville Thursday.
The Cougars are 9-1-2 on the season and 6-0 in the HHC. They can clinch the outright conference championship next Thursday with a home match against New Castle.
Prior to the New Castle match, the Cougars travel to Class 3A No. 3 Fishers Tuesday.
Against the Golden Bears, the Cougars got goals from Dalton Evanoff, Alex Reed, Drew Davidson and Ethan Hollis. Assists were from Josiah Findley (2), Bryce Kinnaman and Davidson.
Jones had four saves.
Royals get 12th win
Eastern Hancock defeated Knightstown, at home, 3-2 on Thursday to improve to 12-1 on the season.
Zeke Dixon won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 1 singles. The other two wins came from doubles teams. The No. 1 group of Bryce Wennen and Myles Wennen won 6-1, 6-0. Peyton Stephens and Bo Dixon won 6-1, 6-2.
The Royals host the Eastern Hancock Invitational today.
Cougars win final HHC match
Greenfield-Central finished Hoosier Heritage Conference play with a 5-2 record after defeating host Yorktown 4-1 Thursday.
The Cougars are 15-4 overall. They swept singles matches with wins from CJ Michalek (6-1, 6-2), Chris Long (6-0, 6-1) and Matt Hyre (6-1, 6-2).
In doubles play, at No. 2, Alex Michalek and Michael Kwiatkowski won 7-5, 7-5. Caden Robertson and Luke Sitzman lost at No. 1 6-1, 6-3.
Greenfield-Central is scheduled to have a home match today against Warren Central.
Dragons drop finale
In the final regular-season match of the year, New Palestine lost 5-0 at Indianapolis Bishop Chatard Thursday.
The match was much closer than the final score indicates. All three singles matches went three sets.
At No. 1, Moses Haynes was defeated 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. At No. 2, Arjomand Khokhar lost 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. At No. 3, Joey McPike fell 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.
In doubles action, Max Havel and Eli Sloan lost 6-2, 6-2. Will Hahn and Brady Torzewski lost 6-0, 6-4.
New Palestine finishes the regular season 8-10.
Next up for the Dragons will be next week’s Mt. Vernon Sectional. Pairings will be announced Monday evening.
Royals win eighth straight
Eastern Hancock improved to 14-9 overall and 6-2 in the Mid-Eastern Conference with a 3-0 victory over visiting Monroe Central Thursday.
The Royals won by set scores of 25-12, 25-16, 25-12.
They will host the Eastern Hancock Invitational today.
Mt. Vernon defeats LN
Mt. Vernon (9-14) downed visiting Lawrence North 3-0 Thursday.
It was a well-earned sweep as all set scores were close,30-28, 25-23, 28-26.
Sierra Holverson led the attack with eight kills. Abby Herman had four service aces.
Olivia Johnson had three blocks, while Libby Gee-Weiler led the back row with 22 digs.
Setter Ava Whitmore had 25 assists.
The Marauders travel to Fishers Tuesday.
Cougars suffer road loss
Greenfield-Central finished Hoosier Heritage Conference play 3-4 after losing 1-0 at Shelbyville Thursday.
The lone goal was scored late in the first half on a free kick. Shelbyville is 10-1 and 4-1 in conference play.
The Cougars are 6-6-1 overall.
G-C is back in action today (10 a.m.) with a home match against Oldenburg Academy.