Rossville 3, Tri-County 0
Rossville advanced to 12-2 on the season with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-9, 25-12) victory over Tri-County on Thursday. Brinsley Cooper had 15 kills, 11 aces, seven blocks and seven digs to lead the Hornets. Emily Martin had eight kills, five aces and four blocks, Michaela Miller 15 assists, Kacie McGill 14 assists and Jenny Erdman six digs.
Rossville won the JV match 2-0 (25-6, 25-11). Danielle Memmer led the way with four kills, three aces and five assists. Brittyn Oliver added six assists, McKenna Hufford four kills, Lauren Bright two blocks, Lauren Fife two kills and Paige Gibson was 17-for-17 serving with three aces and three digs.
Rossville is now 7-1.
West Lafayette 3, Clinton Prairie 0
West Lafayette topped Clinton Prairie 3-0 (25-12, 25-9, 25-12) on Thursday. Jade Mulvaney and Abby Clark had five kills for the Gophers (5-7). Jasmine Hanna added 17 assists and Spencer Perkins six digs.
Prairie (6-6) won the JV match 2-0 (25-15, 25-21). Stephanie Blubaugh had five kills, seven digs and three aces, Isabel Coons had nine digs and Reagan Stroup nine kills.
McCutcheon 3, Clinton Central 0
Class 2A No. 9 Clinton Central was swept by McCutcheon on Tuesday, 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-23). Sydney Unger tallied 10 kills and three aces, Stephanie Ellis eight kills, Ashley Crider two kills, Leana Evans six digs, Demaris Crum 12 digs, Keily Campbell 21 assists, Bailey Barrentine 14 digs, Tenley Orr four kills and 17 digs, and Kylie Crenshaw three kills.
“We were down 15-5 in game one when we decided to start playing,” said Central head coach Jessica Barrentine. “We struggled to play a solid set from start to finish, as we allowed McCutcheon to go on a run in every set. We didn't help ourselves out by missing 12 serves in the match. It was a loss that we should not have had, but hopefully we can learn from it and look forward to our matches ahead.”
Central’s JV team won 2-0 (25-14, 25-20). Gracie Stewart had 12 assists, Abby Jordan five kills, Caitlyn Bradley six digs, Shelbi Brown six digs, Aby Unger four kills and five digs and Lexie McQuinn two aces.
Frankfort 2, Western 2
Frankfort and Western tied 2-2 on Thursday evening. Frankfort’s first goal came via Western on an own goal following an Evan Giebel throw-in from distance. Giebel scored the Hot Dogs’ (10-1-1) other goal.
Western also scored off a Frankfort own goal, and also scored off a free kick.
North Montgomery 2, Frankfort 1
Frankfort fell to North Montgomery, 2-1, on Thursday. The Hot Dogs are now 4-8, and 2-1 in the Sagamore Athletic Conference.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Gophers third at Tri-County
Clinton Prairie finished third out of 10 teams at the Tri-County Invitational on Tuesday with 106 points, placing behind Tri-County (97) and Delphi (105). For CP, Blake Lehr was sixth (18 minutes, 42 seconds), Drew Rodehan 15th (19:40), Thomas Hill 24th (20:31), Cy Dieter 26th (20:23), James Morris 35th (21:20), Merrick McGraw 37th (21:22) and Austin Biery 39th (21:32).
The junior varsity team finished in second place. Korey Murphy and Tyler Casey finished third and fourth, respectively with the same time of 21:50. Nick Stevens ran in 24:22, Sam Baggett 24:22 and Brendin Humrickhouse 28:22.
Central third at Lebanon
Clinton Central (76) finished third out of four teams at Lebanon on Thursday. Western Boone (25) was first, followed by University (44), CC and Lebanon (88). For CC, Adam Miller was third (18:44), Matt Rogers 13th (20:10), Cameron Campbell 17th (20:17), Devin George 26th (21:44) and Ryan Herin 27th (21:45).
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Gophers eighth at Tri-County
Clinton Prairie’s girls’ cross country team placed eighth out of 10 teams at the Tri-County Invitational on Tuesday. Stephanie Schrock was 16th (23:56), Emma Tolley 22nd (24:37), Chanda Brown 35th (26:21), Paige Schoonveld 49th (30:08) and Abby Gingerich 54th (33:59).
Bulldogs second at WeBo
Western Boone (36 points) narrowly edged out Clinton Central (39) at a four-team meet at Lebanon Thursday. Lebanon was third (56) and University fourth (105). Leilah Miller was second (22:30), Maisley Strange fifth (23:24), Kelly Fox sixth (23:50), Katelyn Ellis 10th (24:37) and Anna Scott 16th (25:27).
7TH GRADE FOOTBALL
Clinton Central 22, Tri-Central 20
Dylan Shelley scored two rushing touchdowns and Steven Stoops had a receiving touchdown to lead Clinton Central past Tri-Central 22-20 on Tuesday. Aidan Barrett forced a fumble and the team was noted for a great defensive effort.
8th GRADE FOOTBALL
Clinton Central 24, Tri-Central 0
Jalen Moore scored two rushing touchdowns and Keenan Orr ran one in to lead Clinton Central past Tri-Central 24-0 on Tuesday. Rayce Quick scored two 2-point conversions and Reid Cripe had one two-point conversion. Devon Walton recovered a fumble and the team was noted for a great defensive effort.
MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Clinton Prairie 24, Traders Point 12
In a combined seventh- and eighth-grade game Clinton Prairie defeated Traders Point 24-12 on Thursday. Cameron Haynes scored a touchdown for the Gophers. Trevor Long was credited for making excellent blocks, and Cayde Selke and Evan Newhart combined to force a fumble that was recovered by Zane Cook.
MIDDLE SCHOOL CROSS COUNRY
Rossville boys’ win Carroll invite
Rossville’s boys’ won the 10-team Carroll invitational on Monday. For Rossville, Grant Clark was second (11:05), Bailey Spear fourth (11:18), Carson Mills 12th (12:07), Ben Devaney 13th (12:08) and Dexter Porsi 25th (12:55).
The girls’ team was fifth out of 10 teams. Victoria Sheridan was 12th (13:53), Nicole Nagel 24th (14:23), Emma Bright 25th (14:24), Julia Malson 33rd (15:04) and Sophia Shedron 35th (15:07).
CC competes at LCC invite
The Clinton Central boys’ finished sixth out of nine teams at the Lafayette Central Catholic Invitational on Thursday. Out of 110 runners, Key Taulbee was 15th (11 minutes, 54 seconds), Colton Crum 26th (12:16), Jake Speitel 33rd (12:42), Kaleb Boone 68th (14:44), Tallon Surber 88th (15:54) and Kade Perlee 103rd (17:31).
Out of 103 runners in the girls’ race, Payten Kimmell was 38th (14:51), Baileigh Richie was 49th (15:40) and Brogan Sheets was 59th (16:13).
6TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL
Clinton Prairie 2, Rossville 1
Clinton Prairie’s A-team defeated Rossville 2-1 (20-25, 25-15, 25-13). Prairie also won the B-team game 2-0 (25-13, 25-23). Melanie Marchand led the A-team and Katelyn Davis was the leading server for the B-team.