Braves overcome slow start, rally past Jennings County
NORTH VERNON — Jennings County led a 14-1 Brownstown Central team by 11 points at halftime, but the Braves rallied for a 52-48 win.
Baylee Krueger led the Panthers (7-7) with 10 points. Emily Ertel added nine points and six rebounds.
Trinity tops South Decatur in battle of Cougars
SEYMOUR — Trinity Lutheran won the battle of the Cougars, edging South Decatur 59-55.
Brianna Sons led Trinity (12-4) with 20 points against South Decatur (4-7). Sydney Stuckwisch added 13 for Trinity.
Despite missing injured starter,
Hauser girls roll to easy win
INDIANAPOLIS — With starting guard Abbey Ashbrook out with a back injury, Hauser girls
basketball coach Brad Hamilton decided to go with a three-post lineup Saturday afternoon.
The move paid off, as Danielle Sneed, Frances Shoaf and Erynn Shaw combined for 23 points and 17 rebounds in a 62-42 win at Indianapolis Lutheran.
“They played awesome,”
Hamilton said. “We were pretty dominant inside.”
Guards Ellie Trotter and Leslie Sims led the Jets (8-9) with 15 and 10 points, respectively. But Hauser got nine points out of Sneed, eight from Shoaf and six points and nine rebounds from Shaw.
Hauser jumped out to an 11-4 lead and led 31-20 at halftime.
“I was pleasantly surprised,” Hamilton said. “They’re not as strong as they’ve been in the past, but we played some of the best team ball I think we’ve played all year. Defense fed offense early.”
Borden rebounds to force overtime, but Seymour hangs on for win
SEYMOUR — Borden rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime, but Seymour regrouped to post a 56-51 win.
Emilee Pollman led the Owls (10-6) with 21 points. Maci Lubker added 10.
Brown County girls bounce back, top conference foe Owen Valley
BRAZIL — Brown County
coach Shane Billingsley was
hoping his girls would have an attitude adjustment.
He got it with a 60-43 Western Indiana Conference road victory
“We didn’t show up (Friday night) in a 49-35 loss to Owen Valley,” Billingsley said. “We had a group of imposters with no life or emotion. We came out against Northview and took an 8-0 lead.”
The more intense Eagles (10-4, 2-2) forced nine turnovers in the second quarter as they took a 37-17 lead at halftime.
“We played extremely well,” Billingsley said.
Whitney Williamson scored 27 points for Brown County. “No one has an answer for Whitney,” Billingsley said. “And she has just scratched the surface.”
Tanner Chapman had 16 points for the Eagles.
Brownstown Central jumps ahead, never looks back against Trinity
BROWNSTOWN — Class 3A No. 8 Brownstown Central jumped out to a 30-13 lead after one quarter and never looked back in rolling to an 83-42 win over Trinity Lutheran.
Toby VanLiew led the Cougars (6-5) with 18 points. Craig Stuckwisch added 13.