Track and Field: The girls track and field team participated in the IHSAA Sectional meet at Lawrence Central on Tuesday. There were many personal best performances at the meet: Anna Lloyd in the 100 and 200-meter dash; Dominae Butler and Nia Breaux in the 400-meter dash; Isabella Wilburn in the 300 hurdles; McCullough Jordan and Sarah Wilcher in discus; and Dominae Butler, Gretchen Farley, Abby Moyers, and Isabella Wilburn in the 4x400-meter relay. Gretchen Farley was the Sectional Champion in the 800 and 1600-meter and set Sectional meet records in both events. Sophia Kennedy was the Sectional Champion in the 3200-meter, and ran the fastest time in that event out of all the Sectionals in the state. Sarah Wilcher’s discus throw of 106-09 is less than 3 feet away from our school record. The girls advanced to Regionals, which takes place next Tuesday at Ben Davis, seven events.
Girls Regional Qualifiers
- 800: Gretchen Farley
- 1600: Gretchen Farley
- 3200: Sophia Kennedy
- 4x400: Dominae Butler, Gretchen Farley, Abby Moyers, Isabella Wilburn
- Discus: Sarah Wilcher
- High Jump: Anna Supe
- Pole Vault: Kate Weigand
The boys track team competed in the Marion County Track Meet on May 11. Following are highlights. The boys Sectional meet is this evening - best of luck!
- 100: Jasiah Rogers – 1st Place
- 200: Jonathan Harris – 7th Place
- 4x100 Relay: DJ Gordon, Jonathan Harris, Donovan Pitts, Jasiah Rogers – 4th Place, and a new school record!
Boys Lacrosse: The boys lacrosse team finished the 2022 regular season late last night against the East Side Crusaders. This morning, they will learn whether or not they have earned a spot in the state 1A playoffs (they expect to) and who their Saturday opponent will be. Senior captain Will Morris finished the season as one of the state’s leading scorers. Several players are up for both athletic and academic recognition at both the state and the national level. Those awards will be announced at the end of May.
Softball: Jose Lacy began the softball game Monday night against Liberty Christian with a home run. The team battled hard with notable offensive contributions from Hanna Warren and Lauren Lindsey who both hit doubles to score several runs. The Panthers ran out of gas in the final innings, however, and fell to the Lions. bringing their overall record to 5-4. The team looks forward to their last home game tonight against Trader’s Point. Go Panthers!
Boys Golf: The boys golf team hosted the Red Devils from Pike High School and Giants from Ben Davis High School Tuesday evening at Woodwind Golf Course. The team turned in an excellent performance, shooting a 145; the Panthers were led by seniors Ian Harris, who shot four under par, and Simon Rothbaum, who shot par. Both the JV and varsity will be in action this evening at Winding Ridge Golf Course vs. the Wildcats from Lawrence North High School. The team has just a few regular season matches remaining on their schedule as they prepare for the IHSAA Sectional, which will take place on Friday, June 3.
Baseball: The baseball team put together a four-game winning streak last week, defeating the Bulldogs from Monrovia on Monday 12-2, the Patriots from Bethesda Christian on Tuesday 10-3, and the Cougars from GCA on Wednesday 10-1. The team hosted the 3A #6-ranked Crawfordsville Athenians on Saturday; the Panthers put forth a strong effort. scoring 8 runs on 7 hits and eventually winning 8-1. The team will be in action this evening for Senior Night, hosting Anderson Prep. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m. They will play Shortridge High School on Friday at 5:30 at Arlington Middle School, and will wrap up regular season play next Monday, 5/23, hosting the Red Devils from Pike High School at 5:30. IHSAA sectional play begins at Park Tudor on Wednesday, 5/25, with the Panthers playing at 7:00 p.m. Second-round action will be played on Monday, 5/30, at Park Tudor.
Girls Tennis: The varsity girls tennis team concluded their regular season with a win over Westfield, 3-2. The team also posted a win in the Marion County tournament against Lawrence North - a huge accomplishment. PT has won this tourney in 2016, 2018, 2019, 2021 and now in 2022! (There was no tournament in 2020).
Varsity: Won 4-1
- 1) Singles: Lauren Long won 6-4, 6-2
- 2) Singles: Caitlin VanWinkle won 6-0, 6-2
- 3) Singles: Anastasia Ebersole lost 6-2, 6-2
- 1) Doubles: Lauren Kittle/Caroline VanWinkle won 6-0, 6-0
- 2) Doubles: Kate Fryburg/Catherine Niculescu won 6-2, 2-6, 6-1
JV: Won 4-0
- 1) Doubles: Sophia Kirschner/Pooja Krishnan won 8-3
- 2) Doubles: Natalie Whitacre/Gracie Whitacre won 8-3
- 3) Doubles: Abbie Harris/Nandini Mathavan won 8-3
- 4) Doubles: Isa Hason/Cate Rettig won 8-5
Special thanks to our JV players who participated in the Brownsburg JV Invitational, which was cut short due to rain. Following are scores:
- 1) Singles: Natalie Whitacre: Defeated Combo Brownsburg 8-3, Defeated Brownsburg 8-1 and was in the finals against Zionsville.
- 2) Singles: Ria Tandra: Defeated Franklin Central 8-4, Defeated Zionsville 8-6 and was scheduled to play in the finals against Avon.
- 3) Singles: Katie Pavlack: Defeated Brownsburg 8-5, Defeated Avon 8-0 and was in the finals against Hamilton Southeastern.
- 1) Doubles: Sruthi Devarapalli/Lizzie Fisher: Lost to Zionsville 8-0 and was tied in the 5th-6th place playoff with Franklin Central 6-6.
- 2) Doubles: Abby Langer/Kate McDonald: Lost to Hamilton Southeastern 8-7 (2), defeated Brownsburg 8-4 was scheduled to play in 5th-6th place playoff with Avon.