Local Sports Report - August 24 & 25

Lawrenceburg volleyball won the Madison Invitational on Saturday. Find local varsity sports scores with one click, presented by Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 24

 

FOOTBALL

Lawrenceburg 35, Taylor 14 - Eagle Country 99.3 Feature Game

Oak Hills (Oh.) 28, East Central 21 – East Central’s Devon Donawerth had an electrifying punt return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to tie it up at 21-21, but Oak Hills scored the winning TD with just under two minutes remaining. Alex Maxwell ran 20 times for 54 yards and two touchdowns for EC. Eric Rosemeyer ran for 14 yards on seven carries, but also caught three passes for 50 yards. Nathan Griffin made an interception.

South Dearborn 42, Madison 0 – South Dearborn blew out Madison to get their first road victory since 2011. South Dearborn had 425 yards of offense, while the defense only allowed 115 yards to the Cubs. Quarterback Adam Dixon tossed four touchdowns – two each to Ethan Getz and Trey Thies. Bailey Whitelock ran for two TDs.

Batesville 51, Milan 13 – Batesville won the Battle for the Bell. The Bulldogs led 20-0 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back.

Franklin County 46, Connersville 3

Switzerland County 15, Gallatin County 6

Covenant Christian 55, Oldenburg Academy 6 – OA’s Eli Sporleder was 6-of-10 passing for 77 yards, a touchdown and an interception. Dominic McFee ran the ball three times for 60 yards. Matthew Sedler caught three passes for 22 yards and a score.

 

BOYS SOCCER

Southwestern 0, Jac-Cen-Del 0 - tie

 

CROSS COUNTRY

South Dearborn competed at the Moeller Primetime Invitational in Mason, Ohio on Friday. The SD girls placed fifth out of eight teams. Rachel Rohe was their best runner with a 5th place finish. For the boys, Brandon Frazier finished 22nd.

 

GIRLS GOLF

Batesville defeated Rushville on Friday, 207-233.

 

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25

 

BOYS SOCCER

Scottsburg 6, South Ripley 0

 

VOLLEYBALL

Bloomington South Invitational

East Central 2, Silver Creek 1 – 17-25, 25-22, 15-7 – East Central finished 5th overall in the tournament. The Trojans are 10-1 on the season now.

Bloomington South 2, East Central 1 – 22-25, 25-18, 16-14

East Central 2, Trinity Lutheran 1 – 25-15, 16-25, 15-12

East Central 2, Covenant Christian 1 – 23-25, 25-18, 15-14

 

Madison Invitational

Lawrenceburg 2, Madison 0 – 25-10, 25-21 – Lawrenceburg won the tournament championship match over Madison! Cora Taylor led Lawrenceburg 11 kills. Emma Sandford made 10 digs.

Lawrenceburg 2, South Ripley 0 – 25-7, 25-16 – Lawrenceburg’s Cora Taylor had 10 kills, 5 digs, and 2 aces.

Lawrenceburg 2, Southwestern 0 – 25-16, 25-8 – Cora Taylor starred for the Tigers with 10 kills and 3 digs.

Lawrenceburg 2, Rock Creek Academy 1 – 25-16, 16-25, 15-13 – Cora Taylor had 10 kills and 10 digs for LHS.

Rock Creek 2, South Ripley 0 – 25-13, 25-11

Madison 2, Franklin County 0 – 25-13, 25-12

 

Blackhawk Invitational

Cowan 2, Oldenburg Academy 0 – 25-14, 25-14

Peru 2, Oldenburg Academy 0 – 25-12, 25-16

 

Connersville 3, Batesville 2 – Batesville’s Hattie Westerfeld starred with 14 kills and 12 blocks. Jenna Ertel tallied 17 digs and Abigail Westerfeld added 14 more.

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