Rising Sun's Cole, Pitts Take Home ORVC Weekly Honors

The spring sports season is officially underway in southeast Indiana.

(Rising Sun, Ind.) – It was a good week on the baseball and softball diamonds for two Rising Sun student-athletes.

The ORVC report for the weeks of March 25-April 6 was released on Tuesday.

Rising Sun’s Landon Cole and Jac-Cen-Del’s Dylan Swinney shared ORVC Baseball Player of the Week.

For Cole, he was nearly impossible to get out, going 7-for-12 at the plate with 8 RBIs, 5 runs, 2 doubles and a home run in three games.

Swinney was equally impressive with 9 hits, 8 runs, 7 stolen bases and 6 RBIs. He also pitched six innings, allowing only two hits.

The ORVC Softball Player of the Week award went to Rising Sun’s Sydney Pitts and South Ripley’s Madelyn Tompkins.

Pitts has been dominating in the pitching circle to start the season. She is currently 4-0 with 27 strikeouts in 29 innings pitched. Over the last two weeks, Pitts has also collected 7 hits, 6 runs, 5 RBIs, 2 doubles, 2 home runs and 2 stolen bases.

In three games, Tompkins tallied 8 runs, 7 hits, 5 RBIs, and 4 doubles. She also went 3-0 in the pitching circle, striking out 33 batters in just 14 innings.

The ORVC Boys Golfer of the Week went to Milan’s Matt Schmidt. The Indians star shot 40 during a home match at Hoosier Links.

Two record-setters earned weekly honors in boys and girls track and field.

Megan Cole broke the South Ripley High School record in the 1600 meter race with a time of 5:22, while Southwestern’s Michael Cline set a school record in the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.97 seconds.

Other top performers for the weeks of March 25-April 6 are listed below. 

 

BASEBALL 

Foster Mefford (SW)               5-14, 3 2B, 3 RBI, 3B last week

Ethan Stewart (SW)                 4-8, 4 runs last week

Bailey Elliott (SW)                   4-11, 2 RBI, 2B, 3B / 6 IP, 3 hits, 2 runs, 10 K’s last week

Bryce Franklin (SR)                  4 hits, 3 RBI, 3 SB, 2B, 3B / 5 IP, hit, run, 9 K’s going 2-0 last week

Aaron Griewe (SR)                  5 hits, 4 runs, 3 SB, 2 2B, RBI / 7 IP, 3 runs, 2 ER, 10 K’s last week

Zach Gentile (SR)                    3 hits, 3 RBI, 2 SB, 2 runs / 2 IP, 4 K’s last week

Peyton Bell (RS)                      4-9, 6 RBI, 5 runs in 3 games

Steven Jiminez (RS)                 GC shutout vs. Trinity Lutheran with 16 K’s

Cade Rider (SC)                       4 hits, 4 SB, 2 runs last week

Damian Breeck (SC)                2 hits, 2B last week

Morgan Sutton (JCD)              13 runs, 12 SB, 8 hits, RBI in 6 games

Nate Scroggins (JCD)               10 RBI, 9 hits, 6 runs, 4 SB in 6 games

 

SOFTBALL

Erin Widener (M)                    9 hits, 5 RBI, run, 2B in 4 games

Abby Ferreira (M)                   6 hits, 5 runs, 4 RBI, 2B in 4 games

Taryn Cline (M)                       6 RBI, 5 hits, 5 runs, 2 HR in 4 games

Regan Carroll (JCD)                 6 RBI, 5 hits, 3 runs, 2B, HR in 4 games

Emily Adams (JCD)                  6 hits, 4 RBI, 3 runs, 2B, SB, HR in 4 games

Violet Lewis (JCD)                   6 runs, 4 hits, 2 SB in 4 games

Tyrrah Miller (RS)                   9 hits, 8 runs, 8 RBI, 3 2B, 2 HR (GS), 2 SB in 5 games

Sydney Bostic (RS)                  9 hits, 6 RBI, 4 runs, 3 2B, 3 caught stealing in 5 games

Halee Smith (SR)                     6 RBI, 5 hits, 5 runs, 3 SB, 2 2B, 3B in 3 games

Hailey Brown (SR)                   9 runs, 6 hits, 5 RBI, 3B, SB in 3 games

Kristen Snodgrass (SM)           3 hits, 3 runs, 2 RBI in 2 games

Jaylin Lee (SM)                        2 hits, 2 RBI in 2 games

 

BOYS GOLF 

Tyler Konkle (SC)                     41 @ Belterra

Garrett Demaree (SC)             47 @ Belterra

Chandler Cole (SM)                 45 @ Sunrise

Parker Lewis (M)                     41 @ Hoosier Links

Josh Clark (M)                         42 @ Hoosier Links

 

BOYS & GIRLS TRACK & FIELD

Zach Howlett (SC)       117’ ½”            Discus                          Abigal Brinson (JCD)               89’6”

Zach Howlett (SC)       42’6”               Shot Put                     Cierra Copeland (SR)               30’½”

Montgomery (RS)       18’10¾”           Long Jump                  Ashton Goode (SW)                14’6”

Garrett Boor (JCD)      6’2”                 High Jump                   Bailey (M)/Thomas (SC)          4’10”

Daniel Daugherty (RS):16.29               High Hurdles               Cloey Simon (JCD)                   :17.20

Caleb Ream (SW)        :43.20              Low Hurdles               Cloey Simon (JCD)                   :59.90

Peyton Cavins (M)      :11.15              100                              Kinsey Price (RS)                     :13.40

Mitchell Cline (SW)     :23.18              200                              Ashton Goode (SW)                :28.93

Mitchell Cline (SW)     :49.97 *           400                              Kinsey Price (RS)                     1:07.3 

Nick Zigan (SR)             2:28                 800                              Leah Anders (SC)                     2:31

Damon Hughes (JCD)  4:55                 1600                            Megan Cole (SR)                     5:22  *

Damon Hughes (JCD)  10:58               3200                            Megan Cole (SR)                     11:27

Southwestern              :46.72              400 relay                     Switzerland Co.                       :54.97

Southwestern              3:46                 1600 relay                   Jac-Cen-Del                             4:33

Southwestern              9:42                 3200 relay                   Switzerland Co.                       11:01

 

 

 

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