Bloomington area high school sports roundup for May 13-18

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Bloomington South’s Luke Thompson just misses catching a foul ball during the baseball game against Bloomington North at South on Thursday, April 25, 2024.
Bloomington South’s Luke Thompson just misses catching a foul ball during the baseball game against Bloomington North at South on Thursday, April 25, 2024.

Saturday, May 18

Boys' golf

MUNCIE INVITATIONAL: No. 6 Bloomington South pulled out another big win, shooting a 289 to top No. 2 Guerin Catholic (291) and No. 1 Hamilton Southeastern (295) at The Players Club. Happy Gilmore led the way with a 4-under 68 to win by two shots over Guerin Catholic's Eli Wessel three over Leo Wessel. Colton Watson tied for seventh with a 72 while Luke Garrett tied for 11th at 73 and Connor Byon had a 76. Carson Gady had to withdraw during his round due to an injury.


BLOOMINGTON SOUTH 6, FLOYD CENTRAL 5: Panthers (14-7) knocked off the No. 4 Highlanders on the road, but had to hold on tight at the end after making the most of four hits and some sloppy FC defense to go up 6-2. South got five strong innings from starter Gage Way. But FC (22-3) loaded the bases in the bottom of the seventh and got a two-run single and error to score three before Tyler Morris closed the door.

Friday, May 17


EDGEWOOD 9, EASTERN GREENE 8: Another one-run win for the Mustangs (17-5) who led 5-0 after two innings then saw the T-Birds take the lead with a six-run top of the third as Jake Boggs struggled with his control, walking six, and Peyton Lewis slugged a grand slam. Edgewood answered with a four-run bottom half and hung on. Brayden Ault was 3-for-4 with two RBI and Mack Headdy was 3-for-5 for the Mustangs. Jacob Bellman was 3-for-5 and Will Inman was 2-for-4 for Eastern. Box score at MaxPreps.

FLOYD CENTRAL 4, BLOOMINGTON NORTH 3: The Cougars (7-16) took a 3-0 lead after the first inning, but the 4A No. 4 Highlanders (22-2) nibbled away and took the lead in the sixth. Will Eads had two hits for North. Drew Wagner took the loss in relief.

Thursday, May 16

Boys' golf

BLOOMINGTON SOUTH 278, BLOOMINGTON NORTH 329: The conditions at Cascades were perfect, for Happy Gilmore anyway, as the senior shot an incredible career round of 10-under 61 as the Panthers posted what has to be one of the best scores in school history. Luke Garrett had a 71, Connor Byon a 72 and Carson Gady 74 to round out the scoring. Colton Watson had 75, Owen Gerber 76 and Aiden Bomba 77. North was led by Grant McCrea with a 76, while Rex Speer had an 83 and Hogan Conder and Alec Freund had 85s. Eden Yoder had 88, Bhadon Maratanalert 90 and Zayan Farzad 91.


EDGEWOOD 4, NORTH PUTNAM 3 (9 inn.): The Mustangs (16-5, 10-0) needed overtime to keep their league record perfect and claim sole possession of the Western Indiana Conference title. Carter Hayden singled with one out in the top of the ninth and after a strikeout, Sam Lawson singled to right then Will Lawson reached on an error at second that allowed Hayden to score the winning run. Anthony Shields, who worked four innings in relief of Carson Druckrey, worked around a hit batter and an error to earn the win in the bottom half. Edgewood led 3-1 before giving up the tying runs in the bottom of the seventh. Jaylen Windmiller went the distance for the Cougars. Andrew Good was 3-for-4 for Edgewood.

SULLIVAN 2, OWEN VALLEY 0: The Arrows scored single runs in the third and fourth innings, which was enough for Will Brooks and Jaden Norris, who combined on a three-hitter with nine strikeouts. OV is 6-10, 2-8.


EDGEWOOD 5, OWEN VALLEY 1: A three-run bottom of the third put the Mustangs on top against their rivals. Ally Bland tossed a three-hitter and struck out 11. Madi Bland homered and drove in two while Addison Yearby went 2-for-3. Kalyn Greene doubled and scored the only run for the Patriots (13-6, 7-2). Box score at MaxPreps.

EDGEWOOD 10, NORTH PUTNAM 0 (6 inn.): Edgewood (19-6-1, 9-1) completed the WIC home DH sweep with ease as Ally Bland punched out another 11 in the complete game win, tossing a four-hitter. Edgewood had 13 hits , led by Ava LaRoche, who had a homer and five RBI. Bland drove in two runs, Madi Bland was 3-for-4 and Ella Sproul and Courtney Hamilton were each 2-for-4 and Jayden Stephens was 2-for-3. Box score at MaxPreps.

BLOOMINGTON SOUTH 10, SOUTHPORT 0 (5 inn.): Kinsey Clopton tossed a perfect game with 14 strikeouts that moved her career total to 218, just six away from the school record set by Olivia White in 2015. The Panthers (12-7, 3-2 CI) made the most of just four hits and four Cardinal errors, gathering eight walks. They led 5-0 after the first inning. Clopton had three RBI while Morgan Cockerill and Evie Carpenter each drove in two. Box score at MaxPreps.

ORLEANS 3, BLOOMINGTON NORTH 1: The Cougars (5-17) were held to three hits by Izzie Rutherford, who struck out seven. The run was unearned. Kendyl Feutz went five for the Cougars, striking out nine. Box score at MaxPreps.

CLAY CITY 18, EASTERN GREENE 1 (5 inn.): Lizzie Sinders tossed a perfect game for Clay City. It was a 2-0 game until the Class 1A No. 1 Eels (18-1, 7-0 SWIAC) exploded for 13 runs in the top of the fifth to put away EG (7-13, 1-6). Faith Mitchell had four of the Eels' 18 hits. Box score at MaxPreps.

Wednesday, May 15

POSTPONEMENTS: Bloomington South at Terre Haute South baseball; Bloomington South girls' tennis sectional semifinals (Thursday, 5:30).


EDGEWOOD 7, BLOOMFIELD 1: Mustangs (15-5) extend win streak to five as Brayden Ault and Jake Boggs gave up eight hits but struck out 12 and kept the host Cardinals off the scoreboard until the sixth. Edgewood got to Bloomfield ace Boone Holtsclaw for 11 hits and all seven runs, hitting three homers by Mack Headdy, Andrew Good and Gunnar Perry. Good was 3-for-4. Ault, Headdy and Isaac Lawson each had two hits, Sam Lawson also drove in two. Box score at MaxPreps.

COLUMBUS EAST 9, BLOOMINGTON NORTH 7: The Cougars (7-15) led 7-6 going to the top of the sixth but couldn't hold on. The Olympians (8-16) tied it in the sixth then scored twice in the seventh and escaped with the win despite four errors, outing North, 12-7 and drawing six walks. Caden McCoy had a homer and two RBI, Will Eads was 2-for-4 and Joe Burton scored two runs. Drew Ogden went four innings and took the loss. Box score at MaxPreps.


BLOOMINGTON SOUTH 6, BROWN COUNTY 1: The Panthers (11-7) got a strong outing from Morgan Cockerill, who tossed a five-hitter with nine strikeouts. Abby Purtlebaugh and Brooke Koontz were each 2-for-3. Box score at MaxPreps.

Tuesday, May 14

POSTPONEMENTS: Southport at South softball (Thursday at 6 pm); North at North Daviess softball (Friday 6 pm at North); Sullivan at Owen Valley softball (Wednesday); Sullivan at Owen Valley baseball (Thursday); North Putnam at Edgewood baseball); North Putnam at Edgewood softball (Thursday 7 pm); Linton Girls Tennis Sectional: Sullivan vs. Linton (Wednesday); Edgewood at Bloomfield, Clay City boys golf (CCD).

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Monday, May 13

Boys' golf

CONFERENCE INDIANA TOURNAMENT: Bloomington South put together another strong day at Timbergate to win the league title for the fourth year in a row. The Panthers shot a 294 to easily outdistance Columbus North (322), Terre Haute South (330), Bloomington North (338), Terre Haute North (340) and Southport (377). Every Panther came in under 80 for the third time in the past four years and dominated by taking the top four spots with Happy Gilmore (70), Colton Watson (73), Connor Byon (74) and Luke Garrett (77) going 1-2-3-4. Carson Gady tied for seventh at 78. North was led by Grant McCrea, who tied for fourth with a 77. Hogan Conder had an 85 for North while Rex Speer and Zayan Farzad each had 88s and Alec Freund had a 90.

Edgewood's Madi Bland (2) is congratulated by her teammates after hitting a walk-off home run during the softball game against Indian Creek at Edgewood on Monday, May 13, 2024.
Edgewood's Madi Bland (2) is congratulated by her teammates after hitting a walk-off home run during the softball game against Indian Creek at Edgewood on Monday, May 13, 2024.


EDGEWOOD 14, INDIAN CREEK 3 (6 inn.): A pair of two-run homers in the bottom of the sixth inning by Addison Yearby and Madi Bland ended the WIC game early for the Mustangs (17-8-1, 7-1). It was a two-homer day for Yearby, who also slugged one on an 0-2 pitch as part of a five-run outburst in the bottom of the second inning. Piper and Jayden Stephens each had three hits, Madi Bland had three RBI and Ally Bland had two hits and pitched a complete game, holding the Braves scoreless over the last four innings while striking out nine. Complete box score at MaxPreps.

BLOOMINGTON NORTH 5, SOUTHPORT 4: Cougars (5-16) picked up their first CI win of the season.

EMINENCE 12, EASTERN GREENE 6: The Eels jumped up 7-0 after three innings and the T-Birds (7-12) couldn't play catch up, committing nine errors. Bailee Tieman had two hits and Claira McGee had two RBI. Addie Ramey gave up just three earned runs. Box score at MaxPreps.

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BLOOMINGTON SOUTH 11, EVANSVILLE NORTH 3: Panthers (13-7) crush starter Bryce Minton for seven runs in the first inning and take advantage of four Husky errors.

EASTERN GREENE 10, CLAY CITY 9: Crazy win for T-Birds (14-6, 4-2), who trailed 7-6 going to top of the sixth then scored twice in their next two at-bats and hung on. Peyton Lewis had a homer. Ty McKnight had two hits and three RBI, Jacob Bellman had two hits and two RBI. Rylin Patton got the win in relief.

Girls' tennis

EDGEWOOD 5, LINTON 0: Mustangs made quick work of the Miners to end the regular season. Complete results at Edgewood Athletics.

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