Local sports roundup – December 3



Hornets go 1-3 in tourney

DUGGER — Medora concluded Southern Roads Conference tournament play with a 73-46 victory over Evansville Christian Saturday.

The Hornets led 30-19 at halftime and never looked back.

Keaton Seniours led the Hornets with 25 points, on five made 3-pointers, Owen Sullivan added 20 and J.D. Fish scored 10.

Friday, the Hornets fell to Christian Academy of Madison 65-58 and Cannelton 60-49.

The Hornets finished fifth overall in the SRC. Cannelton were the champions, edging Columbus Christian 66-63 in the finals.

Medora will host Crothersville tomorrow.

Tigers survive Pacers

VEVAY — In a wild finish, Crothersville came out on top Saturday.

Logan Brewer stole an inbounds pass and turned it into a layup at the buzzer to help the Tigers to a 63-61 win over Switzerland County.

The Tigers led by double-digits in the fourth quarter, but struggled at the free throw line.

CHS fouled a 3-point attempt in the closing ticks and was then called for a technical for arguing the call, giving the Pacers five shots. The Pacers made three shots at the charity stripe to tie the game before Brewer’s heroics gave the Tigers their first win of the season.

Brewer led the Tigers with 27 points, Josh Thomas added 14 and Tim Burton scored 12.

The Tigers go to Medora tomorrow.


Braves fall in OT

PEKIN — Brownstown Central lost a third straight game in overtime on Saturday.

Eastern (Pekin) hit a deep 3-pointer to beat the Braves 58-56 in a Mid-Southern Conference game.

The final call was controversial.

While the shot was called good, on tape, it appears the ball wasn’t released in time.

The Braves (5-5, 0-3 MSC) trailed 27-23 at halftime and 35-28 going into the final eight minutes of play.

In the fourth quarter, the Braves put up 21 points to force extra minutes.

Pekin scored nine points and the Braves had seven in the overtime.

Ashley Schroer led the Braves with 16 points and Katherine Benter added 11.

Pekin (5-2, 1-2 MSC) was led by 21 poitns from Shelbi Patton and 18 from Isabell Claywell.

Brownstown will host Salem Tuesday.

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