The Jennings County High School baseball team went 2-1 over the weekend with wins over rival Seymour and East Central.
The Panthers hosted the Owls from Seymour on Friday evening and won 5-2. Junior Jacob Vogel was on the mound for the Panthers, giving up five hits and two runs through seven innings with eleven strikeouts. Aden Burnside of Seymour had the loss. Logan McIntosh, Ian Sawyer, Lane Zohrlaut, and Cole Sigler all had hits in the game, with Zohrlaut and Sigler each having an RBI.
On Saturday, the Panthers traveled to East Central High School for a doubleheader against the Trojans. In the first game of the day, the Panthers defeated the Trojans 13-9. Austin Martin got the start for Jennings County, with five strikeouts through 4 and two-thirds innings. Cole Sigler had the close for the Panthers. The Panthers combined for 14 hits and 12 RBIs in game one. In the second game of the day, the Panthers fell short 10-9. Carson McNulty started for the Panthers, and Keegan Manowitz came in for the rest of the game in the third inning. McIntosh, Manowitz, Vogel, Sawyer, and Peyton Hayden all had hits in the second game, with Vogel having three RBI’s.
The Panthers will be back at home on Thursday, April 29 against Columbus East. First pitch will be at 5 p.m.