High school sports roundup – December 30

BOYS BASKETBALL

Brown County falls after win

MONROVIA— Brown County started Friday with a 54-45 win against Bethesda Christian in the Monrovia tournament.

They lost to Monrovia 44-23 in the second game.

Hauser wins in blowout and drops a close one

VERSAILLES— Hauser won it’s first game 70-54 against Rock Creek Academy in the South Ripley Tournament on Friday, but lost a close one to East Central.

Justin Compton led the Jets with 25 points against Rock Creek Academy and A.J. Titus scored 20. Alex Gross also had 10 points.

Hauser lost 57-52 to East Central and Gross led the team with 20 points. Compton finished with 15.

Panthers get the win

VERSAILLES — Jennings County won Friday’s first game against Bishop Chatard in the South Ripley Tournament.

Gage Walters led the Panthers with 15 points and Cody Wilson scored 14.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Edinburgh runner-up in tournament

EDINBURGH — Edinburgh placed second in the Edinburgh Tournament Friday.

The Lancers beat Orleans 40-37 behind Destiney Ramey’s 11 points. Haven Link also scored 10 points.

Edinburgh fell to Jace-Cen-Del 53-31. Ramey led the Lancers with 12 points and Link scored 11.

South Decatur goes 0-2

STRAUGHN — South Decatur lost in a 62-19 rout to Tri in the Tri Tournament on Friday before losing 42-40 to Daleville.

Taylor Best and Madison Owens both scored seven points against Tri. Best also had 15 points against Daleville.

Cougars split games 

BLOOMFIELD — Trinity Lutheran opened the Eastern Greene Tournament on Friday with a 54-33 loss to Danville before beating Eastern Greene 70-24.

Abby Hackman had 19 points against Danville and Savannah Harweger scored eight.

Sydney Jaynes led the Cougars with 20 points against Eastern Greene. Both Hackman and Savannah Harweger added 12 while Delaney Maschino had 10.

WRESTLING

Five Olympians advance 

MISHAWAKA — Columbus East had five wrestlers make it to the semifinals of the Mishawaka Tournament on Friday.

Cayden Rooks (126), Graham Rooks (132), Dawson Combest (138), Jake Schoenegge (145) and Nick South will all be trying to make it to the finals today.

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Frank Bonner is a sports writer for The Republic. He can be reached at fbonner@therepublic.com or 812-379-5632.