Cougars win season-opener
INDIANAPOLIS — Class A No. 5 Trinity Lutheran defeated Indianapolis Lutheran 59-31 on Thursday to open its season.
The Cougars led 11-8 after eight minutes and 27-16 at the half before holding the Saints to three points in the third quarter.
Leading 46-19, the Cougars were able to hold on through the final period.
Senior Savannah Harweger led the Cougars with 21 points and sophomore Sydney Jaynes added 14. Both players finished with seven rebounds in the game.
Trinity (1-0) will travel to Hauser on Saturday.
Braves bounce back
NEW ALBANY — Brownstown Central got back to .500 with a 55-43 win at New Albany on Thursday.
The Braves (1-1) led 27-15 at intermission. While both teams scored 28 total points in the final 16 minutes, the Braves were able to hang on for the win.
Payton Farmer led BC with 15 points, Ashley Schroer chipped in 13 and Halle Hehman and Katherine Benter each scored 12.
The Braves outrebounded the Bulldogs 34-17, with Schroer pulling down 12 boards and Farmer collecting nine.
Brownstown will travel to Class 2A No. 5 Paoli on Saturday.
The Seymour seventh-grade girls basketball purple team lost to Columbus North 26-23 Tuesday. Kendall Sterling led the Owls with 15 points and Journee Brown scored six.
The seventh-grade white team beat Columbus North 20-19 on a last second shot by Jaidyn Nichols. The Owls put together a strong defensive effort, led by Nichols, Kynadee Warner and Sydney Montgomery, forcing Columbus to turn the ball over. The Owls mounted a nine-point comeback in the last 1:19 of play to secure the victory.