Local sports roundup


Braves bounce back at Charlestown

The Brownstown boys basketball team got back on track Monday night by defeating Charlestown on the road 67-38.

Jack Benter led the Braves in scoring with 22 points, Aidan Schroer added 14, Parker Hehman nine, Carson Darlage seven, Carter Waskom five, Jakob Arthur four, and Trapper Dean, Levi Stahl and Adam Stahl each scored two points.

“They were in an inverted triangle two, so they only had one guy guarding our post guys down low,” head coach Dave Benter said on the radio after the game. “That opened up things a lot. They were doubling Jack and Carter. That was the first time we’ve seen that defense all year.”

Monday’s game with Charlestown was originally scheduled for Friday, but was postponed due to weather last week.

This victory also came after the Braves suffered a 92-78 loss at Corydon Central on Saturday.

In that game, Benter scored 29, Waskom 28, Arthur 11, Schroer eight and Bryce Neal two.

Brownstown is now 13-3 on the season and will return home on Thursday to host Columbus East.


Tigers fall at Columbus Christian

The Crothersville boys basketball team suffered a 61-49 loss on Saturday at Columbus Christian.

The Tigers got off to a good start, leading 12-6 at the end of the first quarter and 20-17 at halftime.

But Columbus Christian turned it around in the second half, taking a 38-33 leading into the fourth quarter before picking up the eventual 12-point win.

Preston West led Crothersville in scoring with 21 points, Zach Helt scored 14, Damian Bowman five, Adam Turner five, Matt Clouse three and Logen O’Sullivan one.

Crothersville (1-11) will be hosting Medora tonight at home for Senior Night.


Seymour competes at Bloomington South

The Seymour gymnastics team competed in the Bloomington South Invite on Saturday, and the Owls placed sixth with 94.8 team points. Bloomington North won the event with 109.125 points.

Piper Hawkins placed in the top 10 in bars with a 7.3, giving her tenth place. Lillie Cote scored a 6.875, Nev Cockerham 6.75 and Grace Lewis 6.175.

In vault, Hawkins scored an 8.4, Ava Reedy 8.35, Cockerham 8.3 and Cote 8.175.

On the balance beam, Hawkins had a 7.95, Cockerham 7.65, Lewis 7.55 and Caitlyn Thomasma 6.15.

Hawkins also went on to tie for ninth in the floor with Floyd Central’s Austyn Dykes with a score of 8.9. Grace Lewis got a 8.425 on the floor, Cote 8.35, and Ava Reedy 8.05.

Hawkins accumulated an all-around score of 32.55 to earn 10th place for the Owls.

The Owls will be back in action on Thursday when they compete at Columbus North at 6:30 p.m.

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