Local sports roundup – January 20


Tigers stay undefeated in SAC


Crothersville had a scoring advantage in the first three quarters in defeating South Central 63-48 in Friday’s Southern Athletic Conference game at home.

Dylan Wilson had nine points and four rebounds, while Logan Brewer brought a spark off of the bench with six points and three boards in helping the Tigers lead 15-10 after one quarter.

Crothersville then outscored the visiting team 11-3 in the first three minutes of the second quarter to force a South Central timeout. Brewer added eight more points, and Matt Wilburn knocked down a pair of 3-pointers, lifting the Tigers to a 35-18 lead at halftime.

Wilburn connected on two more 3-pointers in the third quarter, the last one coming with five seconds left on the clock and giving the Tigers a 51-30 lead heading into the fourth.

The closest South Central could get in the final eight minutes was 15 points.

Wilson finished with a double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds, both game highs. Brewer had 16 points, Josh Thomas 13 and Wilburn 12 for Crothersville (9-3, 3-0 SAC).

South Central (4-10, 1-2 SAC) was led by Bryce Dixon’s 11 points, and he was the only Rebel in double-figures.

Dragons edge Braves


Brownstown Central’s hopes of taking the Mid-Southern Conference crown hit a roadblock Friday evening.

Silver Creek used a second quarter scoring burst to defeat the Braves 49-45 in a pivotal conference matchup.

The Braves (7-4, 2-2 MSC) trailed 9-8 after eight minutes of play before getting outscored 18-12 in the second quarter.

The Dragons (10-3, 5-0 MSC) didn’t trail the rest of the way, building its lead to 39-31 going into the fourth quarter.

The visitors battled back, to pull within distance at 48-45 with 17 seconds left, but the Braves were unable to make the comeback in the final ticks of the clock.

Michael Boshears led the Braves with 13 points and Seth Borden scored 10. The Dragons’ Zane Gross led all scorers with 17 points.

The Braves will host Brown County tonight.


Owls split with Olympians


Seymour’s boys topped Columbus East 98-87, but the girls fell to the Olympians 97-83 on Thursday.

On the boys’ side, the Owls won seven events.

Dalton Polley was the champion for the Owls in the 200 freestyle (1-minute, 58-seconds) and the 500 free (5:16.97).

Daniel Hartman also was a double winner for Seymour, taking the 100 butterfly (58.13) and 200 individual medley (2:11.69).

In the diving well, Devin Ramsey scored 282.65 for first place.

The Owls won the 200 freestyle relay by timing 1:37.93 and 400 free relay in 3:48.68.

In the girls’ competition, Seymour took first in three events.

Marcegui Vasquez’s time of 5:59.39 was the fastest in the 500 freestyle and Katie Turner won the 100 backstroke in 1:05.28.

Turner, Alexa McKinney, Sandy Cerino and Molly Hayes combined for 1:53.52 to win the 200 freestyle relay.

The Owls’ girls will go to Columbus East today for the Hoosier Hills Conference meet at Columbus East. The boys’ HHC meet will commence  Thursday at New Albany.