Local sports roundup – December 18


Braves beat Mitchell


Brownstown Central held Mitchell to five points in the fourth quarter to hold on for a 64-50 nonconference win Saturday.

The Braves (5-1) jumped out to a 19-11 lead after eight minutes of play and held a 33-29 at the break.

Mitchell oustscored the Braves 16-14 in the third quarter to narrow the gap, but the Braves posted 17 points to the Blue Jackets’ five in the fourth quarter.

Michael Boshears led the Braves with 23 points. Teammate Cameron Luedeman had 22.

The Braves (5-1) will play in the Graber Post Buildings Tournament (North Daviess) starting Dec. 27. Brownstown’s first game will be against North Daviess at 6 p.m. on Dec. 27.

Shoals tops Hornets


Shoals held Medora to five points in each of the first three quarters en route to an 88-24 victory Saturday.

The Jug Rox led 56-10 at half.

J.D. Fish led the Hornets with 12 points.

The Hornets (0-9) will play in the Edinburgh Tournament next week. Medora will open with the host schools at 2 p.m. on Dec. 26.


Cougars win again


Trinity Lutheran picked up a ninth straight win Saturday by downing Oldenburg Academy 50-38.

The Cougars (11-1) outscored the Twisters in the first, second and fourth quarters. In those quarters, the Cougars held the Twisters to nine points or fewer.

Trinity led 26-22 at the break and 39-31 after three quarters. In the final eight minutes the Cougars outscored the Twisters 11-7.

Abby Hackman led the Cougars with 14 points and 14 rebounds, Sydney Jaynes added 13 points and 12 rebounds and Savannah Harweger scored 12.

The Cougars will host Christian Academy of Indiana (New Albany) on Thursday.


Owls take 9th


Isaiah Pichardo won the 106-pound weight class Saturday, and Seymour placed seven wrestlers in the top eight at the Jeffersonville Classic.

The Owls finished ninth of 19 total teams in the contest by scoring 118.5 points. Oldham County was champion with 192 points. Bloomington South was runner-up at 187 and Jeffersonville placed third at 164.

In the championship match, Pichardo defeated Oldham County’s Tyler Armstead by technical fall 16-1.

Seymour’s Jacob Kriete was runner-up in the 145-pound division as he was pinned in 1:15 by Oldham County’s Jakob McClintic.

Owen Chandler was third (113), Zack Newton claimed fourth (152), Alejandro Sachinas (182) and Kevin Corrales (195) each placed sixth and Isaiah Fontanez (170) was eighth for SHS.

The Owls will wrestle again Dec. 27-28 at the Mooresville Classic.


Owls defeat Jennings

Seymour’s girls posted a 115-65 victory and the boys won 111-73 at Jennings County on Saturday.

On the boys’ side, Luke Turner won the 100 backstroke in 1-minute, 7.95-seconds and Kyle Pfaffenberger took the 100 breaststroke (1:09.00) and Daniel Hartman claimed the 100 butterfly (58.88).

Devin Ramsey scored 273.30 in the diving well for top honors.

Turner, Pfaffenberger, Eric Blacklidge and Brady Westfall combined for 1:55.09 to win the 200 medley relay.

Dillon Polley, Dalton Polley, Turner and Hartman swam a 3:37.99 for first in the 400 freestyle relay.

The Seymour girls won eight events on the morning.

Marcegui Vasquez won the 200 freestyle (2:15.79) and 500 free (6:04.04) for Seymour.

Katie Turner also won two individual events, taking the 50 freestyle (26.93) and 100 backstroke (1:07.85).

Molly Hayes was first in the 100 breaststroke (1:19.53) and Mary Kate Pritchett’s time of 2:32.54 was fastest in the 200 individual medley.

Turner, Pritchett, Hayes and Sandra Cerino clocked 2:06.74 to claimed the 200 medley relay. Cerino, Turner, Vasquez and Hayes won the 400 freestyle relay in 4:19.30.