Local sports roundup

Boys basketball

Benter resets school record in win

After breaking the school record for most points in a single game on Monday with 48 points, Brownstown Central’s Jack Benter broke his own record just one night later.

The junior guard scored 51 points at Austin as the Braves won going away 81-45.

The previous record was held by head coach Dave Benter, Jack’s dad, who set it in 1992 with 47 points. That’s 99 total points in the last two games from Benter.

In addition to his 51, Parker Hehman and Chace Coomer each scored nine points, Colby Hall had four, Micah Sheffer had four, Adam Stahl two and Carson Darlage two.

With the win, the Braves improve to 11-4 and 5-0 in the Mid-Southern Conference. Brownstown will play against Charlestown on Friday night at home inside The Pit.

Girls basketball

Brownstown edges out Lawrenceburg

The Brownstown Central girls basketball team went down to the wire at Lawrenceburg on Tuesday night, but the Braves were able to prevail 45-43.

Maddy Hackman had a big night for the Braves with 20 points on 6-of-14 shooting.

Jenna Klosterman and Kalee Borden each had eight points, Camryn Thompson had four, Harley Toppe three and Kelsey Schneider two.

The Braves outscored Lawrenceburg 17-12 in the fourth quarter to secure the victory.

Brownstown is now 16-7 this season and will close its regular season slate on Thursday at home against North Harrison.

Seymour falls at Charlestown

The Seymour girls basketball team suffered a 54-47 loss at Charlestown on Tuesday night.

Elizabeth Kirby led the Owls in scoring with 13 points on the night. Kendall Sterling had 12, Brooke Trinkle 11, Journee Brown four, Sophie Skidmore had three, Claire Marshall two and Emma Munson two.

The Owls, at 12-9 this season, have now dropped four straight games and will close their regular season on Thursday at home against New Albany. Those two will then meet again next week in the first round of sectionals.

Hornets drop home game

The Medora girls basketball team hosted Cannelton on Tuesday night, and it was the Bulldogs who topped the Hornets 46-28.

Jenna Bowers led Medora in scoring with 12 points, Aaralyn Hackney scored 10, Madison Reece had four and Peyton Spence scored two.

Medora drops to 4-11 on the season and will play at Dugger Union on Friday night before competing in the Southern Roads Conference Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Medora will play the winner of Bloomington Lighthouse and Seven Oaks Classical.

Tigers fall at Mustangs

The Crothersville girls basketball team suffered a 68-11 loss at New Washington on Tuesday night.

Morgan Womack scored five points, Kendall Berry had four and Hali Burton scored two. Berry and Womack each hit a 3-pointer and Womack also added seven rebounds.

The Tigers close the regular season at 0-16 and will get ready for sectionals next week. Crothersville will await the winner of Trinity and Shawe Memorial next Friday night at Rising Sun.


Seymour competes at North

The Seymour gymnastics team competed against Bloomington North on Monday night, and the Cougars scored 109.280 and the Owls scored 98.650.

Mia Dailey was Seymour’s top finisher in vault, placing tied for second with a score of 8.8. Dailey scored 8.1 on bars for a fifth-place finish, and Nev Cockerham was sixth with a 7.75.

On beam, Marlo Cornn was sixth with a 7.95, and Piper Hawkins was eighth with a 7.55. On floor, Grace Lewis was sixth at 8.9, and Dailey was eighth at 8.7.

In all around, Dailey was third at 32.85, Cockerham was fourth at 31.85 and Lewis was fifth at 31.4

The Owls will return to Bloomington this Saturday for an invitational at Bloomington South.