Local sports roundup

Girls basketball

Cougars win ninth straight

The Trinity Lutheran girls basketball team won its ninth game in a row on Saturday as the Cougars went to Rising Sun and rolled to a 62-39 victory.

Bailey Tabeling scored 25 points on the day to lead her team, and Jordan Brewer scored 20. Madison Keith added nine points, Liza Froedge scored six and Laura Roeder had two.

Trinity is now 9-1 this season and will play at North Harrison on Tuesday night and then host New Washington on Thursday night.

Braves drop close one to Dragons

The Brownstown Central girls basketball team had a grind-it-out, low-scoring Mid-Southern Conference battle on Saturday against Silver Creek on the road.

It was the Dragons that were able to just prevail in the end 27-24.

Jenna Klosterman led the Braves in scoring with eight points, Hailey Hobson scored six, Maddy Hackman and Kelsey Schneider each scored three and Kalee Borden and Addison Darlage each had two points.

Camryn Thompson had nine rebounds, while Klosterman and Borden each had six. Klosterman, Borden and Hackman each had two assists.

The Braves, now 8-4 this season, look to bounce back on Tuesday at Hauser.

Boys basketball

Trinity battles at Edinburgh

The Trinity Lutheran boys basketball team put up a good fight at Edinburgh on Saturday night, but the Lancers were able to pull away for a 62-45 victory.

Eli Ballard led the Cougars in scoring with 14 points, followed by Levi Pottschmidt with seven, Kowan Gross with six, Josh Conrad five, Kole Shewmaker five and Levi Froedge, Luke Coomler, Peyton Pollert and Charlie Hackman all scored two points each.

The loss dropped the Cougars to 1-5 this season, and Trinity will now play two straight home games. This Friday, the Cougars will host Rising Sun, and then one week later, they will host Clarksville before the New Year.

Crothersville falls at New Washington

The Crothersville boys basketball team suffered a 75-60 Southern Athletic Conference loss at New Washington on Saturday night.

After trailing 20-11 at the end of the first quarter, the Tigers cut the lead to just five at halftime, 40-35. Crothersville was only able to score two points in the third quarter as New Washington took a 55-37 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

Curtis Thompson led the Tigers in scoring with 22 points, and Preston West added 20. Lucas Hilton scored seven, Beau Napier had five, Dirk Crater three, Elijah Plasse had two and Corey Kelshaw scored one.

West and Thompson each had seven rebounds, while West had six assists and Thompson had four.

Crothersville, now 0-5 this season, will play in the McKee Munk Invitational at Henryville this week, playing Laurel Christian on Thursday at 11:45 a.m.


Seymour competes at Jeffersonville Classic

The Seymour wrestling team competed at the Jeffersonville Classic on Saturday morning, and Oldham County won the event with a team score of 277.

Twenty-three teams competed at Jeff, and Seymour was able to place 12th overall with a team score of 85.

Charlie Bruce got three wins in the 106-pound weight class, Ricky Bogard won three matches at 120, Nic Frady won two matches at 145, Briley Compton won three matches at 160, Logan Cunningham won four matches at 182, Diego Aguilar won two matches at 195, Brenden Bridgewater won three matches at 220 and Jesus Aguilar won four matches in 285.

Aguilar started out by winning by fall over Rock Creek’s Tyler St. John. He then won by decision over Jennings County’s Kamron Carney, won by decision over Clarksville’s Luke Cain and won by fall over Oldham County’s Joe Scarborough to advance to the championship match against Jeff’s Ben Land.

Land was able to win by fall over Aguilar, but Aguilar was Seymour’s best finisher on the day, taking second place in his weight class and scoring 20 team points.

The Owls will next be in action for the Holiday Classic on Dec. 28 and 29 at Mooresville High School.