Local roundup: North Knox golfers take it to Eastern Greene

Staff photo by Tom Graham

North Knox's Tori French chips to the fourth green in their match with Eastern Greene on Wednesday at High Pointe.

BICKNELL — Tori French and Isabella May were co-medalist with 49s, leading North Knox’s girls golf team to a 207-256 victory over Eastern Greene on Wednesday at High Pointe.

Others scoring for the Lady Warriors were Milee Lane 53 and Sarah Richardson 56. Hope Leydet and Emma Miller carded 58s.

North Knox is at Washington at 4:30 p.m. today with Rivet and North Daviess.

Volley Spartans sweep Wolverines

SWITZ CITY — Hannah Ivers clubbed 15 kills to go with 13 digs and a pair of aces as South Knox's volleyball team defeated White River Valley, 25-21, 25-20, 25-21, Wednesday.

Hallie Kirk contributed five kills, six digs and two assists for the Spartans (6-5); Leah Ellermann four kills, 11 digs; Savannah Benjamin four kills, five digs; Lanea Holscher three kills, three assists, three digs; Bailey Kempfer three kills, two blocks; Lauren Loudermilk 14 assists, six digs; Kaylee Parrish four assists, three digs; and Mallory Obermeyer 12 digs.

The junior varsity lost, 25-24, 25-17. Presley Cleveland and Jenesis McClure posted three aces, two digs; Addison Downen two aces, two digs; Kaitlyn Beard two kills; Rachel Stearns 11 digs; Marissa Duckworth 10 digs; Evey Dodd four digs, three assists; and Grace Worstell two digs.

South Knox hosts Linton at 6 p.m. today.

Volley Warriors cruise past WRV

SWITZ CITY — Hannah Saucerman produced a triple-double of 19 assists, 16 digs and 10 points to push North Knox to a 25-19, 25-15, 25-11 volleyball victory over White River Valley on Tuesday.

Emilee Organ added 13 digs, 10 kills and three points for the Warriors (10-3); Jacqui Alsman 12 points, six digs, five kills; Mallory Earhart eight assists, seven points, five digs; Abigail McKinley seven points, four kills, three digs; Mallory Rogers five digs, four points; Grace Yochum six kills, three blocks, two digs; Rayne Held four points, four digs; Matty Hoffman four kills, two blocks; and Tessa Haag two points.

North Knox (5-0) rolled in the junior varsity match as well, 25-18, 25-9. Rogers had 11 points, five aces, five assists; Kylee Messel 10 points, five aces, two digs; Emma Saucerman six digs, five points, three aces, three kills, three assists; Keanna Thomas five kills, two points, two digs; Shelby Haag six digs; Shelby Shaw four kills, two blocks; and Emma Wampler three blocks.

North Knox plays at Shakamak at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Clark volleyball registers pair of wins

PRINCETON — Clark's seventh and eighth grade volleyball team got past Princeton on Wednesday.

The eighth grade (2-3) recorded a 19-25, 25-11, 15-11 victory. Elizabeth Curry-Jones produced six aces and three assists; Jade York three aces; Lola Farrar six kills; Kelsey Howder and Xzandra Cox two kills; Mckenna Henderson six assists; and Courtney Deffendoll four digs.

The seventh grade (2-3) won, 25-10, 25-11. Addy Alton had six points, 10 aces, two kills; Kate Jones six aces, two kills; Matti Collins three points, two assists; Brooklyn Tredway three kills; and Addy Connor two assists.

MS Lady Spartans down Pike Central

PETERSBURG — Meredith Adams had a goal and an assist to help South Knox’s middle school girls soccer team top Pike Central, 2-1, Wednesday.

Delaney Foley scored off Adams’ assist in the 23rd minute, and Adams scored unassisted in the 31st minute. Layla Thomas made five saves in goal.

South Knox’s boys fell to the Chargers, 5-1. Owen Lavely had the goal for the Spartans, and keeper Will Malott had 12 saves.

Lawrence County runs 3rd at Olney

OLNEY, Ill. — Lawrence County’s boys cross country placed third among six teams on Tuesday.

Olney edged Robinson, 28-38, for the win. Lawrenceville had 93, Cumberland 96, Paris 132 and Palestine 156. Both the boys and girls races were shortened to 2.38 miles due to heat.

Brayden Green led the Indians with a third-place time of 13:57. Trevor Parker was 19th, 15:24; Seth Seitzinger 25th, 16:08; Kollin Ramos 29th, 16:51; and Dominic Wells 40th, 17:53.

Olney also snared the four-team girls race. Lawrence County didn’t have enough to post a team score. Katie Moore’s fourth-place finish in 17:20 led the Lady Indians. Cara Eagleson took ninth, 18:29; and Ophelia Klein 10th, 18:39.

Lawrence County hosts its invitational at 10 a.m. (CDT) Saturday.

JH Warriors run to 2nd, 3rd places

BICKNELL — North Knox’s boys were second and the girls were third in a pair of home junior high triangular meets Wednesday with Bloomfield and Sullivan.

Sullivan took the boys meet with 27, with the Warriors at 46 and Bloomfield 55. Kade Groteguth paced North Knox in third place at 11:50. Caleb Bottum was sixth, 12:10; Carlton Armes eighth, 12:34; Carter Lemberg 12th, 13:17 and Cole Kerns 17th, 13:42.

The Cardinals claimed the girls race with 42. The Golden Arrows scored 42 and the Lady Warriors 48. They did have the race winner, Rorri Bottum, in 13:04. Alexis Petelle finished sixth, 14:04; Sidney Kahre eighth, 14:35; Abbi Urbain 16th, 15:02; and Hayden Coats 17th, 15:03.

North Knox runs in the county meet at South Knox at 9 a.m. Saturday.

MS 8th Patriots improve to 5-0

Rivet and Washington each won a middle school volleyball match Tuesday at Holscher Gym.

The eighth-grade Patriots (5-0) were a 25-13, 25-15 winner. Elexus Frey collected nine points; Abby West seven points, four assists; Allison Hensley five points, three assists; Ella Benson three points; Reese McBee two points, six kills; Anna Herman and Arianna Gerkin two points, two kills; and Lily Vantlin two points.

The seventh grade (0-5) lost, 25-19, 25-11. Lorelai Davis tallied five points, two kills; Emily Odell three points; Natalie Earley two points, two assists; Lissa Willis and Ava Benson two kills; and Alyssa Hedge three assists.

Volley JH Warriors split with Linton

BICKNELL — North Knox split seventh and eighth grade volleyball matches with Linton on Tuesday.

The eighth grade lost, 25-21, 25-13. Madison McCory contributed eight points, two aces, six assists; Lauren Wolfe five points; Harlee Keller five kills and Regan Jones two kills.

The seventh grade prevailed, 22-25, 25-11, 15-13. Brynna Collins had 11 points, five aces, two assists; Alex McKinley 10 points, three aces, five kills; Javen Miller nine points, two aces; Abi Deckard six points, three aces; and Malli Lyons three points, two aces.

SKMS gets volley wins over Pike Central

PETERSBURG — South Knox earned a pair of middle school volleyball wins over Pike Central on Tuesday.

The eighth-grade Spartans (1-2) outlasted the Chargers, 25-24, 24-25, 15-6. Jaelyn Grumieaux had 18 points, 10 aces; Anna Provines eight points; Shelby Burke eight kills; Addy DeLisle six points, five kills, 14 assists; Lily Culp three points, two aces; Ally Sims two points, four kills, two blocks; and Mattilynn Ashley two kills.

South Knox’s seventh grade prevailed, 25-20, 25-19. Meg Obermeyer had 10 points, four aces; Bren Hill and Korinne Barnhart five points; Lauren Keyes three points; and Grace Carie and Grace Arnold two points.

Washington tops Clark harriers

Clark’s boys and girls cross country teams suffered home dual losses against Washington on Tuesday.

In the girls meet, the Alices were defeated, 18-39. Mylee Muranaka led Clark by taking fourth in 14:36; Gracie Phillips sixth, 15:02; Claire Combs ninth, 15:45; True Mahrenholz 10th, 16:33; and Adelynn Lange 11th, 16:41.

Clark’s boys fell, 19-45. C.J. Kirchoff was second for the Alices in 12:41; Tyson Gillis seventh, 14:39; Lucas Doggett 10th, 14:56; Blake Racey 12th, 15:20; and Lucas Klinger 14th, 16:23.

Barr-Reeve blanks MS tennis Spartans

MONTGOMERY — Barr-Reeve shut out South Knox, 5-0, in a middle school tennis match Tuesday.

No. 1 doubles Noah Hayden-Isaac True lost, 8-2; No. 3 singles Ely Baker fell, 8-1; and No. 1 singles Evan Dreiman, No. 2 singles Brady Robinson, 8-0; and No. 2 doubles Avery Deckard-Reid Martin lost, 8-0.

Baker-Deckard claimed an exhibition win, 4-1.

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