Local Sports Report - October 3, 2023

See who advanced in the boys and girls soccer, and boys tennis state tournaments.


Regional Semifinals at Columbus North

Austin 3, Batesville 2 


East Central's Ian Maxwell & Noah Mersmann advance in the Doubles Tournament with a (6-4, 6-4) win at the Regional Semifinals. The duo is now 24-0 on the season. 



Class 3A Sectional 12 at Shelbyville - First Round

East Central 3, Mt. Vernon (Fortville) 1

New Palestine 3, Shelbyville 2 

*East Central will play New Palestine in the semifinals on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. Greenfield Central will take on Richmond in the other semifinal. 


Class 2A Sectional 28 at Batesville - First Round 

South Dearborn 3, Franklin County 0 

Lawrenceburg 2, Batesville 0 

  • Lawrenceburg goals by Kamryn Ferreira and Ava Merkel

*South Dearborn and Lawrenceburg will matchup in the first semifinal match on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. Greensburg will play Madison at 7:00. 


Class 1A Sectional 45 at Switzerland County - First Round

Switzerland County 3, Oldenburg Academy 0 

  • Emma Parsons (SC): 2 goals, assist
  • Halle Archer (SC): goal, assist

Rising Sun 3, Milan 3 

  • Rising Sun advances on PKs (3-2)

*Switzerland County and Rising Sun will play the first semifinal match on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. South Ripley will take on Shawe Memorial at 7:00.



Class 3A Sectional 12 at New Palestine - First Round

Mt. Vernon (Fortville) 4, Richmond 0 

East Central 3, Shelbyville 0 

  • Zachary Lyness (EC): 2 goals
  • Ethan Moorman (EC): goal

*East Central will play Mt. Vernon (Fortville) in the sectional semifinal on Wednesday at 7:00. New Palestine and Connersville will play the first match at 5:00. 


Class 2A Sectional 28 at Rushville - First Round

Lawrenceburg 6, Franklin County 0 

Madison 7, Rushville 0 

*Lawrenceburg will play Madison in the semifinals on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Batesville and South Dearborn will play the first match at 5:30.


Class 1A Sectional 45 at Jac-Cen-Del - First Round 

Southwestern (Hanover) 2, Switzerland County 1

  • Peyton Cloud (SW): 2 goals

Shawe Memorial 4, Rising Sun 0 

*Southwestern and Shawe will play in the sectional semifinals on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Jac-Cen-Del and Milan will play the first match at 5:00. 



Lawrenceburg 3, Rising Sun 0 (25-13, 25-11, 25-14)

  • Trinity Taylor (LB): 10 kills, 9 digs, 11 assists
  • Natalie Knigga (LB): 5 kills, 5 aces, 19 digs, 14 assists
  • Maegan Galey (LB): 3 aces, 3 blocks

Oldenburg Academy 3, Waldron 0 (25-17, 25-7, 25-23)

  • Rachel Suttmann (OA): 13 kills
  • Kate Weber (OA): 8 kills, 16 assists
  • Lilly Schebler (OA): 14 digs
  • Kenlee Martin (OA): 14 digs, 16 assists

Batesville 3, South Dearborn 1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-11, 25-15)

  • Reesa Zimmerman (BV): 13 kills, 6 aces
  • Grace Walter (BV): 11 kills
  • Molly Meer (BV): 5 aces



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