High school sports roundup – November 6


Panthers slay Dragons

NORTH VERNON — Jennings County jumped out to a 32-15 halftime lead Saturday afternoon and cruised from there to a 71-45 season-opening win against Silver Creek.

Sidney Gerkin led the Panthers with 21 points. Eliza Gaspere added 11, and Callie Wilder had nine.

Eagles down Cardinals

BLOOMFIELD — Brown County overcame a four-point halftime deficit by outscoring Bloomfield 12-3 in the third quarter and went on to post a 36-32 season-opening win.

Maddy Edds led the Eagles with 16 points. Vanessa Hoskins added eight.

Spartans top Cougars

GREENSBURG — South Decatur was within four points after three quarters, but Southwestern (Shelby) pulled away in the fourth for a 45-32 Mid-Hoosier Conference win.

Taylor Best led the Cougars (0-2, 0-1) with 10 points. Madison Owens added eight.