Fast start sends Eagles past Cougars

GREENSBURG — Brown County raced out to a 23-5 lead after one quarter Tuesday night and went on to post its first girls basketball victory of the season, a 68-31 win at South Decatur.

“We were aggressive on defense,” Brown County coach Matt Roberts said. “We forced them into a lot of turnovers and got some easy baskets that way. We had a good, intense start to the game.”

Jalynn Stanford and Ashley Pugh each scored 12 points to lead four players in double figures for the Eagles (1-1). Maddy Edds added 11, and Ellie Pool had 10.

Brooke Helms led the Cougars (1-2) with nine points. Kate Owens added seven.

Saints nip Lancers

INDIANAPOLIS — Edinburgh rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to take a five-point lead in the fourth quarter, but Indianapolis Lutheran hit a free throw with 7 seconds remaining to claim a 46-45 win.

Bri Howard led the Lancers (1-1) with 12 points. Kayli Littiken added 10.

Owls knock off Stars

SEYMOUR — Seymour made 11-of-12 free throws in  the final 3:35 to pull away for a 46-39 Hoosier Hills Conference win against Bedford North Lawrence, ending the Stars’ 30-game HHC winning streak.

The Owls (2-0, 1-0) were 18-for-20 at the line for the night. Seymour held a 33-22 advantage on the boards with Kayla Griffin topping Seymour with 10 rebounds.

The Owls will be without senior standout Emilee Pollmann for four to six weeks while she recovers from a knee injury.