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GREENWOOD — The Columbus Christian girls basketball team took the championship trophy away from the Southside Christian Tournament on Friday with a 41-29 victory against Indianapolis Lighthouse.

Tori Robinson had 13 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Crusaders. Rachel Warren added 11 points and eight rebounds.

Emily Price scored eight points for the Crusaders, and Hannah Carlock was exceptional at point guard.

“That was our best game of the year, by far,” Columbus Christian coach Ron Bridgewater said. “That was a pretty good team we played, and we were in control the whole game. We cut down on our turnovers and we executed well. Our passing was great.”

Columbus Christian is 3-2.

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Panthers pick up HHC win

MADISON — Jennings County opened a nine-point halftime lead and went on to claim a 64-53 Hoosier Hills Conference win at Madison.

Brad Hunt led the Panthers (2-1, 1-0) with 22 points. Bailey Sanders scored 15, and Tommy Taylor added 11.

Eagles fall to Arrows

SULLIVAN — Brown County was within six points early in the fourth quarter, but Sullivan pulled away for a 73-56 Western Indiana Conference win.

Steve Norman led the Eagles (1-1, 0-1) with 23 points. Tony Goral added 14.

Seymour slammed by Braves

Brownstown Central took off to a fast start in the first quarter with Chaz Schneider hitting back-to-back 3-pointers and Chase Klinge adding another basket, and the Braves powered forward for a 91-29 victory.

Schneider had the hot hand for the Braves in the first quarter, scoring 18 of his team’s 28 points, including five 3-pointers. He finished the game with a game-high 34 points.

“They are a very good basketball team, and you are not going to beat anybody when you shoot the way we did,” Owls coach Scott Miller said after his squad shot 9 of 47 from the floor.

The Owls fell to 0-2 and tonight will play host to Franklin.

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