Tribune Staff Reports
Braves hatchet Mustangs
The Brownstown Central girls basketball team scored 29 points in the first quarter and didn’t look back as they downed New Washington 84-52 on Tuesday.
The Braves’ offense was on fire in the first half, finishing with 54 points to the Mustangs’ 22.
Following a 20 point third quarter, the Braves coasted to their 15th win of the season.
Brooke Ebbing led the Braves with 20 points, and Ally Lorenzo added a season-high 15.
The Braves’ Riley Wischmeier rounded-out the Braves top-three scorers with 12 points while adding a team-high 12 rebounds. On the night, the Braves won the battle of the boards, amassing 40 rebounds.
The Braves will head to Brown County on Saturday for a 2:30 p.m. game.
Cougars fall in close contest to Shawe
The Trinity Lutheran girls basketball team only scored three points in the third quarter and went on to lose 44-40 at Shawe Memorial on Tuesday.
In the first quarter, the Cougars jumped to a 13-8 lead.
With eight points coming in the second quarter, the Cougars led 22-10 at halftime.
Despite their 16 points in the final eight minutes of play, the Cougars would give up 13 points to Shawe and fall to 8-10 on the season.
Freshman Maddie Roark led the Cougars with 27 points on 10 made field goals. The next highest scorer for the Cougars was Sydney Stuckwisch, who finished with four points.
The Cougars had a solid night on the boards with 30 total rebounds. Stuckwisch led the charge with 11 and Hailley Peters added 10 for the Cougars.
On Friday, the Cougars will head to Triton Central.
SWIMMING & DIVING
Owls down Bedford North Lawrence
The Seymour boys and girls swimming team defeated Bedford North Lawrence 108-72 and 102-83 on Tuesday.
On the girls side, the individual freestyle events were dominant for the Owls.
Kenzie Persinger finished first in the 50 freestyle at 26.61, Allison Hayes also finished on top in the 100 at 58.71, Nastya Yakolyeva got gold in the 200 in 2:14.22 and Molly Hayes garnered first in the 500 clocking 6:13.13.
At the end of the night, the Owls finished with eight first place honors including two of three relay events.
For the boys, Jon Montgomery placed first in the 50 and 100 freestyles with times of 22.95 and 50.87.
Skyler Cash took the 200 freestyle for the Owls in 2:03.18.
In the 100 backstroke, Noah Bullard garnered top honors clocking 1:04.75. Bullard also finished first in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:10.90.
Both the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relays went to the Owls with times of 1:49.64 and 1:38.86.