High school sports roundup – February 12


Bull Dogs win invitational

CONNERSVILLE — Ashley Holliday and Claire Thompson finished first and second in the all-around Saturday to lead Columbus North to the Connersville Invitational championship.

The fourth-ranked Bull Dogs finished with a 109.375 team total. Northwestern finished second in the 11-team field with a 102.475.

Holliday finished second on the vault (9.2), bars (8.95) and beam (9.3) and tied with Thompson for first on the floor (9.45) on her way to a 36.9 all-around score. Thompson won the vault (9.4) and bars (9.6) and scored a 46.675 in the all-around.

North’s Sami Heathcote finished third on the vault (9.1) and floor (9.35) and fifth in the all-around (35.3). Ashley Niebrugge took fourth on the floor (9.225), Alayne Davis was sixth on the floor (8.975) and Kaitlyn Calandro finished sixth on the vault (8.8) and beam (8.725).

BOYS Basketball

Crusaders down Lions

INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus Christian trailed by a point at halftime Friday night before rallying for a 71-60 win at Horizon Christian.

Blake Barker scored a career-high 30 points to lead the Crusaders (22-5). Logan Roth added 21 points, and Kyle Marsh had 18.

Cougars outlast Mohawks

GREENSBURG — South Decatur rallied from a 12-point deficit after three quarters to force overtime before pulling out a 110-107 double-OT Mid-Hoosier Conference win against Waldron on Friday.

Matt Cornett led the Cougars (10-10, 1-3) with 36 points and 17 rebounds, while Nathan Benge added 27 points, seven rebounds, four assists and four steals. Hunter Seegers scored 18 points, and Nick Benge had 16.

Knights top Eagles

NASHVILLE — Brown County was within four at halftime Friday, but Northview pulled away for a 74-57 win.

Isaiah Keefauver led the Eagles (3-15, 0-6) with 15 points. Josh Cochran added 13 points, and Jordan Samples had 10.