Local Sports Report - Saturday, September 30, 2023

The weekend brought the IHSAA Girls Golf State Finals, Boys Tennis Sectional Championship and more.



State Finals

Batesville's South Finishes 2nd at State; Weiler, Pies Finish in Top 16



Sectional 19 at East Central - Championship

Batesville defeats East Central

  • The Bulldogs will take on Austin in the Regional Semifinals on Tuesday at Columbus North High School. The winner will play Columbus North or Seymour in the Regional Championship. 




Southwestern (Hanover) 2, Switzerland County 0 

  • Played final 25 minutes from their match that was postponed earlier in the week. 



Batesville 3, North Decatur 1 (25-18, 28-26, 21-25, 25-17)

Rising Sun 3, Crothersville 0 (25-23, 25-15, 25-10)

  • Ryan Works (RS): 11 kills
  • Jenna Peelman (RS): 10 kills
  • Reese Merica (RS): 35 assists



Pacer Invitational 

Boys: 1) Brownstown Central 22, 2) Shawe Memorial 72, 3) Rising Sun 81, 4) Boone County 95, 5) Switzerland County 96, 6) Clarksville

*Incomplete teams: Eastern Pekin, Carroll County, Scottsburg

  • Ty Lay (SC): 19:13.57, 11th place
  • Casey Fletcher (RS): 19:14.71, 12th place
  • Owen Markland (RS): 19:32.67, 14th place
  • Ethan Markland (RS): 19:42.71, 17th place
  • Trey Perry (RS): 19:44.06, 18th place
  • Gavin Rich (SC): 20:07.01, 20th place

Girls: 1) Switzerland County 29, 2) Brownstown Central 41, 3) Eastern Pekin 67, 4) Clarksville 95

*Incomplete Teams: Boone County, Shawe Memorial, Rising Sun, Scottsburg, Carroll County

  • Ellie Keith (SC): 22:09.18, 2nd place
  • Claire Rogers (SC): 22:50.09, 4th place
  • Lainie McAlister (SC): 23:04.95, 5th place
  • Ashlyn Covington (SC): 24:09.70, 9th place
  • Avery Fossett (Boone County): 24:39.24, 11th place
  • Natalie Fiske (RS): 24:43.04, 12th place
  • Carrigan Friend (RS): 25:00.56, 13th place
  • Amber Detmer (SC): 25:05.57, 14th place

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Toby Keith - Made In America - Eagle ONLY No Intro

Miranda Lambert Mama's Broken Heart 22:23
Jake Owen American Country Love Song 22:20
Ronnie Milsap X - Only One Night Of The Year 22:16
Charly McClain Surround Me With Love 22:13