Local roundup – January 21

Jets roll to lopsided win

HOPE — Hauser jumped out to a 16-6 lead after one quarter Saturday afternoon and cruised from there to a 65-40 win against Milan.

“We started off well, and that’s what we were worried about after playing (Friday) night,” Hauser coach Griff Roth said. “The guys shared the ball really well.”

Sam Meek led the Jets (9-5) with 19 points. Alex Gross added 14 points in a double-double performance, and Justin Compton had 11 points.

Panthers bounce back

Landon Hacker went 8 for 8 from 3-point range and 9 for 9 overall from the field Saturday to score 26 points and lead Jennings County to a 79-59 win against South Dearborn.

Travis Wilson added 23 points and 12 rebounds for the Panthers (3-10), who went 15 for 25 as a team from 3-point range. Gage Walters had 10 points and seven assists.

Jennings was coming off a 71-35 Hoosier Hills Conference loss Friday at Class 4A No. 6 Floyd Central. Weston Miller scored 10 points to lead the Panthers, who were within seven at halftime before being outscored 24-0 in the third quarter.

Lancers post two wins

Edinburgh trailed by one at halftime Saturday before rallying for a 72-61 win at Rising Sun.

Christian Cox scored 26 points, and Bryce Burton added 22 to lead the Lancers (10-6). Parker Bryant chipped in 14.

Edinburgh was coming off a 58-50 Mid-Hoosier Conference win against Southwestern (Shelby) on Friday. Burton scored 15 points, while Cox added 14, Justin Fosskuhl 12 and Bryant 10.

South Decatur falls

GREENSBURG — Class 3A No. 6 Greensburg jumped out to a 52-11 halftime lead and went on to hand South Decatur a 77-27 loss.

Matt Cornett led the Cougars (3-12) with 10 points.

Trinity routs Medora

MEDORA — AJ Goecker poured in 34 points Friday to lead Trinity Lutheran to an 87-49 win at Medora.

Tyler Goecker added 19 points for the Cougars (5-9). Trent Shoemaker had 10.


Bull Dogs finish 6th

INDIANAPOLIS — Three Columbus North wrestlers earned second-place finishes Friday to lead the Bull Dogs to a sixth-place team finish in the Conference Indiana tournament.

North finished with 120 points. Third-ranked Perry Meridian won the title with 301.

Morgan Smith (106), Keandre Watson (126) and Brigham Kleinhenz (182) all took second for the Bull Dogs. Bradley Gutierrez (220) finished third, and Tyler Williams (113) and Royce Lofton (145) each were fourth.

Eagles girl takes 4th

Brown County’s Katlyn Butcher finished sixth at 106 points 106 in the Indiana High School Girls Wrestling state meet Friday night.

Saturday, the Eagles finished eighth with 63 points in the Western Indiana Conference tournament. Host Edgewood won with 200.

Levi Mullins led Brown County with a third-place finish at 195. David Tucker (113), Kenny Eason (126) and Justin Burns (160) all took fourth, and Butcher (106) was fifth.


Crusaders split pair

Columbus Christian led by only two points at halftime Friday before pulling away in the second half for its second win of the season, a 43-27 victory at Micah Christian in Louisville.

Grace Lorimor led the Crusaders with 18 points, while Kayla Jones added eight points 15 rebounds and 11 steals. Kaitlyn Conrad had 10 rebounds, and Ellie Ridder recorded eight steals.

On Saturday, Columbus Christian (2-10) fell to Cannelton 43-33. Jones totaled 13 points, nine rebounds and 10 steals, and Ellie Ridder grabbed 11 rebounds.

Eagles split games

Brown County routed West Vigo 40-11 in the WIC 11th-place game Friday before falling 63-33 Saturday at Brownstown Central.

Allison Stogsdill led the Eagles (8-10) with 13 points against West Vigo and 11 against Brownstown.

Slow start stalls Cougars

VEVAY — Switzerland County jumped out to a 20-5 lead after one quarter Saturday and went on to hand South Decatur a 60-35 loss.

Sierra Lang led the Cougars (2-18) with 11 points. Madison Owens added 10 points and nine rebounds.