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Boys basketball

Seymour wins third straight

The Seymour boys basketball team picked up its third straight victory on Thursday night as the Owls went on the road to South Ripley and came home with a 51-43 victory.

Seymour’s defense continued to impress. The Owls held the Raiders to just nine total points in the first half as Seymour held a 25-9 lead at the break.

South Ripley tried to make a run in the second half, but Seymour made its free throws down the stretch to keep South Ripley at bay.

Three Owls scored in double figures on the night as Landon Fritsch led the way with 16 points, Jaylan Johnson had 15 points and Eli Meyer scored 10.

Other Owls who got into the scoring column were Charlie Longmeier with seven, Ethan Silcox had two and Bret Perry had one.

Seymour is now 7-11 this season and on its first three-game winning streak this season. The team will return home on Tuesday night for a game against Greensburg.

CAI tops Trinity

The Trinity Lutheran boys basketball team hosted Christian Academy on Thursday night inside Bollinger Athletic Complex.

The Warriors (13-5) were able to win their fourth game in a row, defeating the Cougars 78-51.

Trinity trailed 39-18 at halftime as Christian Academy used the 3-point line to jump out to a big lead at the break. Trinity shot just 5-of-19 from the floor in the first half.

Trinity put up as many points as it did the whole first half in the third quarter alone, as the Cougars scored 18 in the frame. CAI still held a 64-36 advantage heading into the fourth quarter.

Joshua Renfrow led the Warriors with 40 points, making 10 3-pointers on the night.

Jack Stuckwisch led Trinity with 14 points, making three triples from beyond the arc. Kowan Gross scored nine points, Eli Ballard and Levi Pottschmidt both scored seven, Josh Conrad had six, Levi Froedge had four, and Peyton Pollert and Luke Coomler both scored two.

The Cougars are now 5-13 this season and will next play on Tuesday night at home against Lanesville.