Local sports roundup – December 17


Girls basketball

Braves decimate Generals, earn fourth-straight win


The Brownstown Central girls basketball team put on an offensive showcase outscoring Clarksville 89-16 on the road Tuesday.

Following a 26-3 lead after the first quarter, the Braves outscored the Generals 26-4 to take a 35-10 lead heading into halftime.

The Braves continued their offensive dominance by scoring 28 points to the Generals’ six points after halftime.

In the fourth quarter, the Braves were able to empty their bench as they cruised to their fourth-straight win.

Braves senior Brooke Ebbing, who was coming off a 31-point game against Austin, netted a game-high 30 points on the night.

A total of 11 different Braves scored against the Generals.

Ebbing and fellow-senior Riley Wischmeier led the battle of the boards with nine and seven rebounds, respectively.

Tomorrow, the Braves (7-2) will continue their road trip against Silver Creek.

Boys basketball

Crothersville’s late rally not enough to beat New Washington


The Crothersville boys basketball team surged in the second half against New Washington but couldn’t rally enough points for a comeback as they fell 64-54 in a Southern Athletic Conference matchup Tuesday.

Leading 17-12 after the first quarter of play, the Mustangs continued to build momentum as they led 31-22 heading into halftime.

The Tigers found their offensive prowess in the third quarter, as they outscored the Mustangs 16-8.

Despite their best efforts, the Tigers allowed 20 Mustangs points in the final eight minutes while adding 16 points of their own to fall to 0-2 in conference play.

Dakota Mount led the Tigers with 16 points on seven made field goals.

The Mustangs won the rebounding battle, as they grabbed 31 to the Tigers’ 21 boards.

The Tigers’ Conner Adams led the Tigers’ 21 rebounds with seven boards.

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