High school sports roundup – December 30

Boys basketball

Brown County goes 1-1 in Monrovia Tournament

MONROVIA — Brown County had a slow start against Daleville in the Monrovia Tournament on Thursday, but the Eagles picked it up in the second half.

Brown County ended the first half down by 11 points, but a 24-point game by Jordan Samples willed the Eagles to a 67-56 victory. Brown County came out of the locker room and held Daleville to just nine third-quarter points and finished the game with a 22-point fourth quarter.

Josh Cochran scored 22 points for the Ealges and Ezra Scully had a solid game, scoring on three 3-pointers to finish with 13 points.

Scully also scored on three 3-pointers in the second game against Indian Creek, as did David Norman, but Brown County fell short in a 82-67 loss to the Braves.

The Eagles got down early once again but could not pull out another second half comeback. Indian Creek jumped out to a 24-point lead at the end of the first half and never looked back.

Scully finished the game with 19 points, while Norman scored 15 and Cochran added 11 points for the Eagles.

Girls basketball

Hauser loses in championship game

UNION CITY — Hauser opened the Union City Invitational with a 51-43 win against Blue River, which advanced the Jets to the championship round.

They ended the tournament with a 55-30 loss to Union City in the championship game.

Brown County places 2nd in tournament

NASHVILLE — Brown County opened its Holiday Tournament with an overtime win against Hagerstow, but could not hang with the Avon Orioles in the championship game.

Vanessa Hoskins and Allison Stogsdill scored 12 points a piece to help the Eagles pull out the 51-44 win against the Tigers. Hoskins hit six of six free-throws while Stogsdill knocked down a pair of 3-pointers in the early game.

Brown County did not score many points in the championship against Avon, as no Eagles players scored in double digits in a 58-35 loss to the Orioles. Stogsdill lead the team in scoring again with nine points.


Jennings County places sixth

MOORESVILLE — Jennings County wrestling placed sixth in the Mooresville Holiday Duals on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Panthers did not have any champions, but Victor Antunez (113) and Dalton Craig (126) placed second. Brendeon Setton (285) placed third and Zane Beineke (160) came in fourth place. Brooks Wathen (145) finished in fifth for the Panthers.