Zionsville athletes recognized for achievements

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McCarthy

Eric Charles, a senior second baseman on the Purdue baseball team, leads his club with a .417 batting average through 20 games. The Boilermakers are 16-4 on the season and sit atop the conference standings.

Tharp

Wabash’s Kevin McCarthy, a Zionsville graduate, won the mile run at the NCAA Division III indoor championships in 4 minutes, 8.93 seconds. It is the first NCAA track title for a Wabash athlete since Tom Puschak won the hammer throw in 1989.

Charles

Zionsville Community High School’s Jackson Tharp has been named one of Hoosier Basketball Magazine’s Top 100 Senior Boys for the just-completed 2011-2012 season.

The compilation is the result of observation of numerous games during the past regular season and the state tournament, as well as contact and discussion with coaches, sportswriters and sportscasters throughout Indiana.

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