Local sports roundup

Boys basketball

Crothersville scores home win

The Crothersville boys basketball team picked up its fourth win of the season on Friday night when the Tigers defeated Martinsville Tabernacle 78-56.

The Tigers led 15-8 at the end of the first quarter before extending their lead out to 13 at halftime, 35-22.

The lead kept growing from there for Crothersville as they took a 20-point cushion into the fourth quarter before winning by 22.

Preston West led all scorers in the game with 24 points. Beau Napier scored 15 points, Curtis Thompson had 14 and Dirk Crater had 13. Both Napier and Crater made three 3-pointers.

Lucas Hilton had four points, Elijah Plasse scored three, Baron Riley two, Evan Lanning two and Josh Reynolds scored one.

The Tigers are now 4-7 this season and will be back in action later tonight against Medora at home at 7:30 p.m.

Braves lose by 3 at Pirates

The Brownstown Central boys basketball team suffered a close 48-45 road loss on Friday night at Greensburg.

The Braves were playing without leading scorer Jack Benter, who needed stitches on his hand after the backboard shattered when he dunked the ball one week ago.

The whole game on Friday night was played within a slim margin as Greensburg was able to escape with the win.

Colby Hall led the Braves in scoring with 13 points while Parker Hehman and Chace Coomer each scored 10 points. Micah Sheffer had five, Jakob Arthur four, Carson Darlage two and Adam Stahl one.

Up next, Brownstown (9-4) will resume its game against Silver Creek on Monday at home, starting at 7 p.m.

Brownstown was leading 37-35 with 2:21 left in the second quarter. The game will start from that point.

Girls basketball

Crothersville hosts Senior Night

The Crothersville girls basketball team hosted Martinsville Tabernacle on Friday night for Senior Night.

Kendall Berry and Morgan Womack were the two seniors on the roster and they were honored before the game.

Martinsville Tabernacle was able to get the best of Crothersville in the game, winning it 65-35.

Berry scored 15 points to lead the charge for Crothersville while Hali Burton added 14. Womack scored four points and Ally Mendoza had two.

The Tigers, now 0-15 this season, will close out their regular season on Tuesday night at New Washington.