Local sports roundup – December 12

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Cougars register sixth straight win

AUSTIN

Savannah Harweger made a basket with 1:04 remaining in the fourth quarter to break a 36-36 tie to give the Trinity Lutheran girls a 39-36 win at Austin Tuesday night.

Both teams had a chance to score before Sydney Jaynes made one free throw with one second remaining to increase the Cougars’ lead.

Austin held an 11-5 lead at the end of the first period, and remained on top 17-11 at the half and 28-22 going into the fourth period before the Cougars rallied to outscore the home team 17-8 for the win.

Harweger topped the Cougars (7-2) with 14 points, and Hannah Sabotin was the high rebounder with 12.

Trinity will host Oldenburg Academy Saturday night.

Braves blast Generals

CLARKSVILLE

Brownstown Central led by 28 points after one quarter and never looked back in a 87-12 Mid-Southern Conference win over Clarksville Tuesday.

The Braves (7-6, 2-4 MSC) led 32-4 after eight minutes of play and 57-4 at halftime.

Nine different players recorded points for the Braves, led by 20 from Ashley Schroer and 19 by Halle Hehman. Katherine Benter had 11 points and Emma Klinge scored 12 on four 3-pointers.

Mackenzie Spalding had 10 of the Generals’ points.

Brownstown travels to Silver Creek Thursday for another MSC contest.

Shiners stun Tigers

RISING SUN — Rising Sun earned its second win of the season Tuesday with a 44-37 victory over Crothersville.

The Tigers (7-5) trailed by two after the first quarter and scored just three points in the second. At halftime, they trailed 22-12.

CHS was outscored 12-10 in the third quarter by the Shiners (2-8), and weren’t able to amass enough points in the final eight minutes poflay.

Piper Hensley led the Tigers with 11 points and Maddie Riley added 10.

Crothersville will host West Washington Thursday.