East wrestlers win Super Six
JEFFERSONVILLE — The Columbus East wrestlers rolled against five opponents on Saturday to capture the Jeffersonville Super Six. The Olympians beat New Albany 61-18, Charlestown 69-12, Floyd Central 60-12, Jennings County 62-12 and Jeffersonville 55-16.
Jeremy Clark (113 pounds), Cayden Rooks (126), Graham Rooks (132), Dawson Combest (138), Jake Schoenegge (145) and Nick South (160) all went 5-0 for East.
Joey Gordon (120), Corban Pollitt (152), Lane Goode (195), Jacob Bolte (220) and Dalton Anderson (285) all went 4-1. Noah White (182) went 3-1, and Brendan Frazee (106) went 1-0.
“Floyd, Jeff and Jennings County all have solid teams, and we came out and did the things we needed to do and won a lot of big matches,” East coach Chris Cooper said.
Jennings also wrestled two matches on Friday night at Floyd Central, beating New Albany 55-21 and falling to Floyd Central 48-21. Saturday, the Panthers beat Bedford North Lawrence 71-12, lost to Jefffersonville 42-36, beat Charlestown 66-15, fell to East and beat Madison 60-20.
Victor Antunez went 7-0 at 120 for Jennings. Xavier Barberis (126), Dalton Craig (138) and Rusty Vaughn (145) all went 6-1; and Teagan Johnson (106), Brooks Wathen (152) and Zane Beineke (170) all went 5-2.
Meanwhile, Jennings’ No. 2 varsity went 8-1 to finish second at the Scottsburgh Fugate Memorial Duals. Blake Skinner (132) went 9-0, and Michael Pemberton (126) went 8-1.
Bull Dogs go 1-4 at invite
BLOOMINGTON — Columbus North went 1-4 Saturday in the Bloomington South Invitational.
The Bull Dogs fell to Lawrence North 50-24 and Center Grove 48-19 before beating Bloomington North 40-39, winning a tiebreaker on the eighth criteria. Columbus North then lost to Bloomington South 54-27 and Martinsville 41-33
KeAndre Watson (126) and Brigham Kleinhenz (182) each went 5-0 for the Bull Dogs. Tyler Williams (113) went 4-1 and Morgan Smith (106), Bradley Gutierrez (220) each went 3-2.
Shawe edges Crusaders
Columbus Christian came close against an IHSAA opponent Saturday night, but fell 70-66 to Madison Shawe.
Conner Emily led the Crusaders (4-4) with 20 points. Taylor Hilliard added 17, and Josh Jones scored 10.
Lancers get 2 wins
Edinburgh picked up a pair of wins over the weekend, beating Oldenburg Academy 43-31 Friday and Waldron 70-34 on Saturday.
The Lancers (3-1, 1-0) jumped out to a 39-14 lead in the Mid-Hoosier Conference win at Waldron. Christian Cox scored 16 points, and Bryce Burton and Coltan Henderson each added 13.
Edinburgh trailed Oldenburg by one at halftime before rallying on Friday. Henderson led the Lancers with 15 points, and Justin Fosskuhl added 10.
Panthers fall twice
Jennings County opened its season with a pair of losses, falling 68-62 against Madison on Friday and 93-47 at Silver Creek on Saturday.
Gage Walters led the Panthers with 18 points against Silver Creek. Travis Wilson added 11 points and six rebounds.
Jennings was tied with Madison after three quarters of, but the Cubs forged the Hoosier Hills Conference win. Cody Wilson led the Panthers with 23 points, while Walters added 15 points and nine assists and Weston Miller had 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Cadets topple Eagles
Brown County dropped its Western Indiana Conference opener 55-41 Saturday against Cascade.
The Eagles (1-4, 0-1) were coming off a 55-52 loss on Friday at Eastern Greene, when the Thunderbirds rallied from a four-point deficit entering the fourth quarter. Isaiah Keefauver and Ezra Scully each scored 17 points to lead Brown County (1-4).
Shiners stop Cougars
Rising Sun jumped out to a 43-26 lead at halftime Saturday and went on to hand South Decatur an 85-43 loss. Matt Cornett led the Cougars (0-4) with 14 points.
South Decatur was coming off a 59-35 loss to North Decatur on Friday. Cornett led the Cougars with 21 points.
Trojans top Panthers
NORTH VERNON — East Central jumped out to a 21-8 lead after one quarter Saturday and went on to hand Jennings County a 62-38 loss.
Addyson Kent led the Panthers (1-5) with 10 points.
Cadets rally past Eagles
NASHVILLE — Brown County led 34-28 at halftime Saturday, but Cascade rallied for a 61-53 Western Indiana Conference win.
Gracie Matlock led the Eagles (4-4, 0-1) with 19 points. Allison Stogsdill added 12.
Twisters top Cougars
GREENSBURG — South Decatur was tied with Oldenburg Academy midway through the fourth quarter Saturday, but the Twisters hit back-to-back 3-pointers and went on to post a 60-53 win.
Taylor Best led the Cougars (1-9) with 26 points. Sierra Lang added 10.
Columbus Christian falls
INDIANAPOLIS — Columbus Christian outscored Southside Christian 14-4 in the second half Friday night, but couldn’t overcome a 16-2 halftime deficit in a 20-16 loss.
Grace Lorimor and Kayla Jones each scored six points to lead the Crusaders (0-3).