Local prep roundup
Owls runners-up in Bloomington South
BLOOMINGTON — The Seymour gymnastics team finished second of six teams at the Bloomington South Invitational on Saturday.Owen Valley claimed top honors scoring 106.775 points, Seymour amassed 105.7, and Bloomington South rounded out the top three with 105.0.Franklin Central was fourth at 101.325, Bloomington North had 97.2 for fifth and Martinsville finished sixth at 88.675.
SHS senior Alyssa Goen earned second on the vault (9.05), bars (8.725) and floor (9.5) while going seventh on the beam (8.85).
Goen’s score’s put her at silver in the all-around competition.
Kellsye Warner scored an 8.75 for third on the vault and 9.4 on the floor before finishing in fourth in all-around at 35.2.
The Owls’ Avery DeHart had her strongest performance on the beam, where she finished third, with 9.15 on the scorecards. She was eighth in the all-around totaling 34.425.
“Kellsye and Alyssa both had a great day on vault and are starting to control the landings,” Owls coach Angie Mellencamp said. “It’s nice to see the team have at least three team members in the top ten on every event and all-around. Alyssa is leading the team right now in points. However, Kellsye is definitely assisting on every event towards the team score. The team had a great day but they do have work to do before our next invitational in two weeks.
Freshman Brett Kleber scored a 7.35 on the bars, and Jenna Thomas had 8.05 on vault, 8.5 for the beam and 8.225 on the floor.
“The girls really cleaned up their routines today,” Mellencamp said. “We still had falls on beam that definitely took down our team score. Avery Dehart really stepped up on beam today and received her first 9 of the season.
Medora loses lead, falls at Cannelton
CANNELTON — The Medora girls basketball team couldn’t hold on to a one point lead at halftime in a 51-32 loss at Cannelton on Saturday.Medora took a 7-6 lead in the opening eight minutes, and each team scored 13 in the second quarter as the Hornets led 20-19.The Hornets could only manage three points in the third quarter and were outscored 18-9 in the fourth as they dropped their ninth-straight game.
Freshman Kailen Flynn topped the Hornets’ scoring with 13 points and Lillian Hatfield had eight.
Tuesday the Hornets (2-21) will play West Washington at the Class A Borden Sectional at 7:30 p.m.
Hornets score road win against Cannelton
CANNELTON — The Medora boys basketball team held Cannelton to single-digits scoring in each of the final three quarters to come away with a 62-37 win Saturday.The Hornets jumped on the Bulldogs 17-13 in the first quarter, and held a 32-20 lead at the half.In the third quarter, the Hornets scored a game-high 18 points while holding the Bulldogs to eight before cruising to the win.
Chase Booker led the Hornets with 19 points and eight rebounds, and Kam Flynn added 15 with seven boards.
The Hornets (4-12) will host New Washington on Thursday.
Cougars down Paoli to continue streak
PAOLI — The Trinity Lutheran boys basketball team won their fifth-straight game Saturday, topping Paoli 78-51 on the road.The Cougars took a 19-12 lead in the first quarter and led 37-26 at intermission.In the third quarter, Trinity Lutheran lit up the scoreboard, scoring 23 points.
Senior Daniel Horton led the Cougars with 26 points to go along with 15 rebounds.
The Cougars’ Dylan Maschino also had a strong game, putting up 22 points, behind three 3-pointers, while grabbing six boards.
The Cougars (13-6) will host New Washington on Saturday.