Southport High School Athletics

Volume 11 - August 2017

Sports Calendar

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The Cards kicked off the season with their annual Red & White scrimmage on the 4th. They followed up that intersquad scrimmage with another scrimmage, this time against Decatur Central on the 11th.

Both of those geared the guys up to go to battle on the 18th against southside rival and defending 4A champion Roncalli. The Cardinals came out hot in the first series as a pass from Ed Schott to RaShawn Haskins moved the Cardinals into the red zone. Southport put the first points on the board with a field goal from the leg of Hunter Cocherell. Roncalli got things moving on the ground. Coupled with a Cardinal turnover and the Rebels took a 14-3 lead the half. Another touchdown in the second half pushed the score to 21-3.

The Cardinals flocked downtown to Lucas Oil Stadium to take on defending 5A champion Westfield. The team had things going in the first half in all three phases. Two connections from Schott to Haskins put the Cardinals up 14-0 at half. Gabe Collins-Green had an interception and a recovered fumble. In the second half, the Cards found themselves a dogfight. Westfield prevailed in this close game by a touchdown, 21-14.

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Cardinals at Lucas Oil


The Cards kicked off the season with a scrimmage at Plainfield on Friday the 11th. This served to prep them for the first regular season match of the year against Decatur Central on the 15th. The girls fought hard and pulled ahead 2-1 before falling 2-3 on the night.

North Central was up next. The girls battled hard all night but came up short.

In the Southport Invitational, the Cardinals won their pool and advanced to the championship game before falling in a tough match to East Central.

In the Ben Davis Invitational, the Cards had a solid day winning three of their four matches.

Several other matches filled up the month with opponents Indian Creek, Westfield, Franklin Central, and Bloomington South.

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Cross Country

The boys & girls kicked off the season against Perry Meridian on the 15th at Mary Bryan Elementary. This year, the middle school teams were added to the meet. The Perry Township community showed up in masses and exhibited great pride in the runners from both sides of the district. It was a great evening on the grounds of Mary Bryan.

The team was moving at the Richmond Invitational. Lexie Green was the race winner for the girls. Bella Green made it a 1/2 finish.The girls team finished with 24 point, nearly a perfect score, and brought home the championship trophy. Michael Crook was the race winner for the boys while Drew Shellenberger made it a 1/2 finish for the boys. The boys brought home the championship trophy as well.

At the Danville Hokum Karem, the Cards proved to be a powerful program. The girls finished second and the boys finished third.

In the Roncalli dual meet, the Cards dominated in both races. The girls took the top seven spots in their race winning 15-50, while the boys won 19-41.

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Boys Soccer

The boys team began the season with a scrimmage against Mooresville on the Saturday leading up to their first regular season game. That game was on Monday the 14th. The Cards hosted Greenwood. The team was dominate throughout and handed the Woodmen their first loss, 11-1.

The boys lost a tough one to Roncalli 2-3. After falling behind 0-3 in the first half, the Cards got it going in the second to pull within one. Time ran out before they could tie it up.

The Cards traveled to Terre Haute South and came away with a dominate 6-2 win.

The Cards also topped Shelbyville this month, 1-0.

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Girls Soccer

The girls traveled to Kuntz Stadium to take on Herron High School in their first game of the season. The team was dominate throughout and came away with a 9-0 victory.

The girls traveled to Terre Haute South and came away with a 4-4 tie in an exciting back-and-forth offensive explosion.

The Cards struggled against New Pal but got things going again against Triity Lutheran, Greenwood, and Decatur Central.

The Cards are in the midst of a hot start, currently sitting at 3-1-1.

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Boys Tennis

The Cards hosted Decatur Central to kick off the 2017 campaign. The guys played very well in their 5-0 victory.

This month the Cards also played Franklin Community, Warren Central (W), Ben Davis (W), Columbus North, Beech Grove (W), and Greenwood.

It is very apparent how much work these guys have put in. Keep it up Cards!

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Girls Golf

The girls kicked off the season on the home course of Southern Dunes on August 2nd against Lawrence Central. The girls defeated the Bears by a score of 199-220. The low medalist was Elizabeth Lamkin with a 45.

The girls fell to Franklin Community and Ben Davis but got things going again with wins against Warren Central and Franklin Central.

The Cards also compete in the Roncalli Invitational with Marissa Munoz shooting the low score for the girls team.

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Southport Youth Basketball

Please reference the flyers below regarding boys and girls youth basketball. This will take the place of PTYB and serve the students on the Southport side of the district.
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Thank you

A special thank you to all of the coaches, parents, and Victory Views for allowing us to use some of the above photos in our newsletter.

Thank you to all of the Southport High School athletic supporters. We appreciate each and every one of you. Go Cards!

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