The Crothersville boys basketball team hosted Lanesville Friday night for a Southern Athletic Conference battle inside The Jungle.
The Tigers suffered a 63-49 defeat to its conference foe.
Crothersville was trailing 19-7 after the first quarter, but then made a nice comeback in the second quarter and only trailed 31-25 at halftime.
The Tigers trailed 43-36 heading into the fourth quarter and even cut it three points at one point the final frame, but Lanesville was able to pull away in the end.
Zach Helt led Crothersville in scoring with a big 21 points on the night. Preston West scored 11, Logen O’Sullivan eight, Matt Clouse five, Devin Morgan two and Adam Turner one.
The Tigers (3-17) will be back home tonight when they host Henryville at 7:30 p.m.
Medora loses tight contest
The Medora boys basketball team played at Cannelton on Friday night, and it was a close game between the two teams.
No team could really gain an edge, and it came down to the wire, but Cannelton ended up coming out on top 45-44.
The Hornets have come real close to getting back on the winning track in their last couple of games, but falters down the stretch have hindered their ability to crack back into the win column.
The Hornets (3-18) will return home tonight when they take on Washington Catholic at 7:30 p.m.
Cougars fall at Rock Creek Academy
The Trinity boys basketball team played at Rock Creek Academy on Friday.
The Cougars suffered a 70-59 loss.
Trinity, now 8-13 this season, will play again tonight against Madison at 7:30 p.m.
Former Trinity girls basketball player Sydney Jaynes, who is currently playing at Butler University, will have a special All-Star presentation during halftime of the boys game against the Cubs tonight.