Crusaders drop Bloomington Lighthouse

BLOOMINGTON — For the first time since Columbus Christian brought back its girls basketball program four seasons ago, it defeated Bloomington Lighthouse.

The Crusaders won Tuesday’s game at Bloomington Lighthouse 53-52.

Rachel Warren had an offensive rebound and put-back with 48 seconds left to give Columbus Christian its first lead of the game at 51-50. The Lions’ Sarah Waldo scored on the next possession to get the lead back at 52-51.

Then the Crusaders’ Macy Wingham worked free for a driving bucket and the game-winner with 11 seconds left.

Wingham had 18 points for Columbus Christian, which is 16-2, while Tori Robinson had 17 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals.

“We’ve got work to do,” said Columbus Christian coach Ron Bridgewater. “We’ve got a great record, but we’ve got to get after it every night. We can’t decide to start playing in the final two minutes.”


Panthers prevail on road

SOUTH DEARBORN — Jennings County prevailed against host South Dearborn 47-26 in a non-conference meet.

The Panthers’ Kyle Lynch (126 pounds), Ethan Herrin (145), Cole Chandler (152), Peyton Shepherd (182), Christian Redmond (195) and Brady Shepherd (220) all won by pin.

Winning by decision for Jennings County were Logan Applegate (120), Peyton Gerkin (170) and Brendan Sutton (285).