Local sports roundup

Boys basketball

Tigers win in overtime

The Crothersville boys basketball team had a thrilling win on Tuesday night at Madison Christian.

After being tied at 31 at halftime, the Tigers found themselves trailing 45-41 heading into the fourth quarter.

Crothersville battled back to tie the game at the end of regulation at 56 all. With two seconds left in overtime, Preston West stepped up to the line and made the game-winning free throws to give the Tigers a 63-62 victory.

West led the Tigers with 24 points on the night. Beau Napier scored 18, Curtis Thompson had nine, Elijah Plasse had six, Dirk Crater four and Lucas Hilton two.

With the win, the Tigers improve to 2-6 this season. They will return home on Thursday for a game against Cannelton at 7:30 p.m.

Hornets score third win

The Medora boys basketball team went on the road on Tuesday night and picked up a 68-56 win over Columbus Christian.

Shepard Earl and Braxton McCory had big nights for the Hornets. Earl scored 23 points and McCory was right behind him with 22 points.

Eli Sturgill added nine points, Damion Salas scored seven, Jaxon Nugen had three, Hudson Johnson had two and Dawson Cornett had two.

Medora is now 3-3 this season and will play on Friday night at Dugger Union and again on Saturday night at Eminence.

Girls basketball

Brownstown beats Madison

The Brownstown Central girls basketball team, fresh off winning the Toby Yoho Classic last week, continued its winning ways on Tuesday night.

The Braves went on the road to defeat Madison 51-39 for their fifth straight victory.

Brownstown trailed by two at halftime but used a big third quarter to four point lead. The Braves then held the Cubs to just six total points in the fourth quarter to secure the 12-point victory.

Kalee Borden led Brownstown with 19 points, Jenna Klosterman had 17, Maddy Hackman scored 11 and Kelsey Schneider had four.

The No. 7 ranked Braves in Class 2A, now 13-4 this season, will next play on Saturday afternoon at Charlestown.

Seymour falls at Scottsburg

The Scottsburg girls basketball team used a 14-3 run in the third quarter to pull away from Seymour for a 49-39 victory on Tuesday night.

It marked the fifth straight win for the Warriors (13-3) as the Owls fall to 10-5 this season.

Leading Seymour in scoring was Greer Henry with 10 points. Kendall Sterling and Brooke Trinkle each scored nine points, Journee Brown had seven and Elizabeth Kirby scored four.

The Owls will be back on the road on Thursday at Columbus East.

Tigers lose at Henryville

The Crothersville girls basketball team suffered a 56-9 loss at Henryville on Tuesday night.

Kendall Berry scored six points for the Tigers and Hali Burton had three points.

The Tigers fall to 0-10 this season and will return home on Thursday for a game against Christian Academy at 6 p.m.