Prep roundup: NP’s Journay, G-C’s Kinnaman, relay set school records


Abby Journay highlighted New Palestine’s girls track and field meet Tuesday against Monrovia by breaking a 16-year school record in the high jump.

Journay cleared 5-feet, 5-inches, breaking the old record set in 2008 of 5-4 1/4 by Amanda Wineman.

Monrovia won the dual meet 83-40.

Journay added a victory in the 200-meter dash (25.68 seconds).

Amelia Stone won the 3200 (13:12.38). Rylee Hurst was first in the 400 (1:02.92) and Courtney Study was victorious in the 800 (2:26.15).

G-C, MV fourth at Noblesville

Greenfield-Central freshman Josie Kinnaman set a school record in the 1600-meter run, one of three team victories, at the Noblesville Girls Track and Field Invitational Wednesday.

Kinnaman won the race with a G-C record time of 5:15.68.

Kinnaman broke her own record set Friday at the Franklin Central Distance Showcase, where — in her first 1600-meter outdoor race of the season — ran a 5:22.94.

G-C senior Savannah Lake won the 100-meter dash (12.25 seconds) and 200-meter dash (25.42 seconds).

There were nine teams in the event. G-C and Mt. Vernon tied for fourth with 65 points. Homestead won with 137.

Mt. Vernon had a pair of second-place finishes. Its 4×100-meter relay team was second in 51.45 seconds. Laurel Hoeppner was second in the high jump, clearing 5-feet.

G-C defeats Southport

Earlier in the week, Greenfield-Central’s girls track and field team won at Southport, 97-69, Monday.

The 4×100-meter relay team of Jalyn Smith, Madison Sonsini, Rachel Baker, and Savannah Lake won with a school record time of 50.46 seconds.

Addison Buckley, Josie Kinnaman and Lake were double individual winners. Buckley won the 100 hurdles (17.21 seconds) and 300 hurdles (49.73). Kinnaman won the 1600 (5 minutes, 39.67 seconds) and 800 (2:32.02) and Lake won the 100 (12.47) and 200 (26.23).

The Cougars swept the relays, along with the record time in the 400 relay, Taylor Cooksey, Emma Capen, Addi Herrin and Kinnaman opened the meet with a victory in the 4×800 relay (10:52.30). Brooklyn McConnell, Buckley, Maddi Bowman and Lake won the 4×400 relay (4:20.36).

Other individual winners included, Lexie Copeland (3200, 12:51.38), Gracie Spurling (shot put, 31-feet, 8-inches), Smith (long jump, 14-11.5) and Madelyn Mies (pole vault, 9-feet).

Eastern wins at North Decatur

Eastern Hancock’s girls track and field team won a three-team meet at North Decatur Wednesday.

The Royals scored 62 points, host North Decatur had 52.5 and South Decatur scored 41.5.

Eastern won nine events. Ellie Meyer won the 200-meter dash (28.32 seconds) and high jump (5-feet). Clara Wallace was victorious in the 800 (3:00.35) and 1600. Bella Sotelo won the 100 hurdles (15.28) and 300 hurdles (47.67).

Kaylee Swan won the 400 (1:11.14).

Sydney Springman, Sotelo, Meyer and Kassie Jo Peavler won the 400 relay (54.10) and Meyer, Swan, Alexandria Saavedra and Sotelo won the 1600 relay (4:34.48).

Boys track and field

Marauders defeated at Fishers

Mt. Vernon’s boys track and field team lost 79.75-52.25 at Fishers Monday.

Winners for the Marauders included Caden Cassada (800-meter run, 1:57.52), Ahmed Saleh (3200, 10:04.47), Sawyer Ruminer (pole vault, 13-feet, 7-inches), Chris Edmonds (long jump, 21-4.5) and the 4×800 relay team (8:12.82).

Dragons beat Bears

New Palestine’s boys track and field team defeated visiting Lawrence Central Tuesday, 68-55.

Colton Spears won the 100-meter dash (11.50 seconds) and high jump (6-feet, 2-inches) and Jake Cooper won the 1600-meter run (4:39.81) and 3200-meter run (11:33.03).

The Dragons swept the three relay (400, 1600, 3200) races. Charlie Rigsbee won the 800. Eli Wasson was first in the 200 (23.35 seconds) and Colby Burton won the pole vault.

Royals win three-way

Eastern Hancock’s boys track and field team won a three-team meet at North Decatur Wednesday.

The Royals won with 68.5 points. South Decatur scored 55 and North Decatur had 32.5.

Eastern Hancock swept the relays. Eli Manship, Hayden Jackson, Griffin Knight and Elijah Edon won the 4×100-meter relay in 47.86 seconds. John Rodriguez-Lemasters, Ethan Sipes, Preston Markley and Aaron Redmon won the 4×400 relay in 3:43.17. Noah Wheeler, Brandon Metz, John Henry Gray and Markley won the 4×800 in 9:52.44.

Metz added a pair of wins in the 1600 (5:03.31) and 3200 (11:12.15). Gray won the 800 (2:15.67).

Boys volleyball

Dragons win in 5

New Palestine’s boys volleyball team rallied from behind to earn a five-set victory at Heritage Christian Monday.

The Dragons won the 3-2 match by set scores of 25-19, 23-25, 17-25, 25-17, 15-8.

Jaxon Hinkle had 12 kills. Kameron Engle had 28 assists and six service aces. Kendall Steele had 11 digs and five service aces. Eli Martin had 16 digs.

Eli Greene was part of four blocks and Dontae Thompson was part of three, with one solo.

On Tuesday, the Dragons lost, at home, to Herron, 3-1, by set scores of 26-24, 25-11, 23-25, 25-17.

Chase Emberton had eight kills, three blocks, including one solo and two service aces.

Greene, and Maguire Gross also had two service aces. Martin had 17 digs. Engle had 24 assists.


Cougars lose first conference game

Greenfield-Central lost its first Hoosier Heritage Conference game Wednesday at Yorktown.

The Cougars gave up one first-inning run and lost 1-0 to the Tigers.

G-C had three hits, two from Zander Cobb. Landon Brooks was the tough-luck losing pitcher. He struck out eight in six innings of work.

Eastern wins MEC game

Eastern Hancock won its second Mid-Eastern Conference baseball game of the season Monday, 7-2, at Blue River Valley.

Carson Borden had a home run and two RBI and picked up a save on the mound, closing the game with three strikeouts in the final two innings.

Chase Stewart had two hits and two RBI. Caleb Retherford had two hits and an RBI. Aidan Morris was the winning pitcher. He threw five innings and gave up five hits, three walks, two earned runs and struck out two.

On Wednesday, the Royals lost 19-2 at Lapel. Hayden Rouse had a two-run home run.

Boys golf

Royals fall to Tigers

Eastern Hancock’s boys golf team lost 183-186 to Triton Central at Hawk’s Tail of Greenfield Golf Course Tuesday.

MV wins at Yorktown, falls to PH

In a matchup between Mt. Vernon, Lapel and Yorktown and the Players Club Golf Course in Yorktown, Tuesday, the Marauders came out on top.

Mt. Vernon finished with a score of 147, led by medalist Elijah Lemmon with a 34 and Brady Pearson with a 35.

Yorktown had a 157 and Lapel scored 169.

On Wednesday, Mt. Vernon lost 167-169 to Pendleton Heights.

Lemmon led MV with a 39. Pearson shot 42. Drew Lowder had a 43 and Nils Erkmanis shot a 45.

Cofer shoots 2-under

Led by Luke Cofer’s 2-under par 34, New Palestine shot a 159 and defeated Franklin Central Tuesday at Hawk’s Tail of Greenfield Golf Course.

Nick Barada and Josiah Kissel each shot 41. Joey McPike had a 43.

On Wednesday, at Hawk’s Tail, against Hamilton Southeastern, New Pal lost 152-173.

Cofer and Barada each shot 42. Kissel finished with a 44. McPike and Jackson Clark both shot 45s.

Cougars win

Tyler Young had a low round of 40 to lead Greenfield-Central to victory over Anderson and Morristown Monday.

The Cougars finished with a 174. Anderson shot 262 and Morristown did not have a team score.

Girls tennis

Dragons beat Lancers 5-0

New Palestine’s girls tennis team won all five matches against Edinburgh Tuesday.

Kaitlyn Mitchell (6-1, 6-2), Bethany Blachly (6-1, 6-0) and Maizy Haynes (6-2, 6-0) won singles matches.

Josephine Harvey/Emily Appleby (6-0, 6-1) and Amelia Schneider/Riley Watts (6-0, 6-1) earned doubles victories.

G-C edges Lapel 3-2

On Tuesday, Greenfield-Central’s girls tennis team defeated Lapel 3-2.

The Cougars improved to 3-0 on the season with wins from No. 2 singles player Kate Gilkison (6-2, 6-4), the No. 1 doubles team of Lauren Haffner and Hallie Smith (6-0, 6-3) and the No. 2 team of Kaydence Ham and Anna McQueeney (6-1, 6-4).


G-C beats M-G, Zionsville

After falling behind 2-0, Greenfield-Central had a six-run second inning and defeated visiting Madison-Grant Tuesday 9-3.

Savvanna Riall was 3-for-3, including a double, a home run and 3 RBI. Charlotte Riehle was 2-for-3 with a home run and 3 RBI. Kristen Wineinger had a three-run double. Josie White went 2-for-4 and scored two runs.

Madysen Herbert collected her first win going 5 innings without allowing an earned run and striking out four. Ailea Dowdy picked up the save allowing only one hit over the final two innings.

Against Zionsville on Wednesday, the Cougars handed the Eagles their first loss of the season, 12-9.

Leilani Forshey had two home runs, including a grand slam. She was 4-for-4 with six RBI. Wineinger and Riall also hit home runs.

Wineinger and Riall hit solo shots in the first inning to give G-C a 2-0 lead, but they had to battle back from an 8-2 deficit later in the game.

Wineinger and Makenna Rankins both had three hits.

Dragons win conference opener

New Palestine’s softball team won its Hoosier Heritage Conference opener at Yorktown Tuesday.

The Dragons scored six fifth-inning runs and defeated the Tigers 11-2.

Allie Blum and Maddie Engle each homered. Engle drove in five runs. Sydney Oliver had three hits, including a pair of doubles. Katie Hirschy also had three hits.

Courtney Study threw 4.1 innings and picked up the win. She struck out four. In relief, Cailyn Hurst fanned two in 2.2 innings.

Royals get second MEC win

Eastern Hancock’s softball team won its second Mid-Eastern Conference game of the season Tuesday with 15-2 victory over Cowan.

The Royals scored nine times in the first inning and six times in the third.

Lilli Ringer had three hits, including a double, and five RBI. Sammie Bolding had three hits, scored three runs and had two RBI. Brooklyn Willis scored three runs. Emily Hodges went four innings in the circle and picked up the win. She did not give up an earned run.

On Wednesday, the Royals won 15-0 at Hagerstown.

Willis had three hits, including a home run, and three RBI. Alina Alford had two hits, including a home run, and three RBI.

Ringer and Addisyn Trackwell each had two hits, with a double, and three RBI.

Tatem Adams and Kenna Stewart combined on a one-hitter.

Mt. Vernon loses at Frankton

Mt. Vernon’s softball team lost 13-3 at Frankton Tuesday

Emery Wampler had a three-run home run.