Local sports roundup – January 31


Cougar Volleyball Club wins championship

The Cougar Volleyball Club’s Crush 17s team won the gold championship last weekend at the Central Zone Invite in Indianapolis.

The team, composed of several Jackson County volleyball stars, went 8-0 during the tournament and dropped just one set in the whole day of competition.

This is the second tournament of the club season for the team that is off to a great start.

Thursday’s results

Girls Basketball

Owls hang on against New Albany

Seymour wrapped up the regular season with a good win over New Albany 44-39 on Thursday night.

The Owls were leading for much of the game but had to complete the comeback after falling behind a point in the third quarter.

The victory also put the Owls in a three-way tie for fourth in the Hoosier Hills Conference.

Aidan Hiester led the Owls 16 points and scored nine of those in the fourth quarter. Grace Schrader also scored in double figures with 14, and Grace Meyer scored eight while pulling down a team-best 14 rebounds.

Alyssa Perry scored four and Brooke Trinkle had two to round out the Seymour scoring.

Turnovers cost Cougars against Madison

Class A top-ranked Trinity Lutheran turned the ball over 17 times against Madison, falling 55-36 in their final regular-season game.

After being down three points at the halftime break, the host Cubs went on a 22-8 run in the third quarter to widen their gap and take home the win.

Bailey Tabeling led the offensive charge for the Cougars with 16 points, while both Hannah Sabotin and Sydney Jaynes supplied eight. Sabotin also had a team-best eight rebounds, while Jaynes had seven.

Kailene Cockerham scored three, and Emma Schepman rounded out the Cougar scoring with one.

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