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  • Wahl, 16-1 Patriots too much for PC

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Team field-goal percentages and rebound totals were about even, but Perry Central committed 20 turnovers in a 53-40 girls basketball loss to Heritage Hills Thursday.
    The Patriots also had a difference-maker in Abby Wahl, whom they could go to seemingly any time they needed a key basket.
    Wahl, a senior center listed at 6-foot-1, had 22 points, eight rebounds, four steals, two assists and one blocked shot.

  • Snow slows weekend schedule

    PERRY COUNTY—The winter’s first ice and snowstorm wiped out most of the sports schedule for Perry County teams Friday and Saturday.
    Tell City’s home PAC boys basketball game with South Spencer, scheduled Saturday, has been rescheduled for this Tuesday, with the varsity game starting at 7 p.m.
    The Tell City Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, scheduled before that game, will be moved to a later weekend home game.

  • Marksmen 1-4 in Memorial tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Trey Mucker went 5-0 to lead Tell City to a 1-4 record in Evansville Memorial’s wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Mucker, competing in the 138-pound weight class, pinned four opponents.
    Kyle Hagedorn went 4-1 with four pins in the 182 weight class and Chance Bolin went 3-2 with two pins at 285.
    “We are getting to the point in the season where we are trying to rest some injuries and hit the postseason in full force,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly, calling this tourney “a perfect example of this.

  • Tell City girls 2nd

    MOUNT VERNON—Emma Armstrong placed second in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:37.92 to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City beat Vincennes Lincoln 93-23 but lost to Mount Vernon 140-33.
    Tell City’s Brenna Franzman placed third in the 200 freestyle in 2:39.24 and in the 100 free in 1:12.42.
    Ireland Gaynor set a personal record as she placed fourth in the 500 free in 7:34.15.
    Destiny Little took fourth in the 50 free in 31.76 seconds and in the 100 breaststroke in 1:34.03.

  • TC boys outswim Mount Vernon

    MOUNT VERNON—Drew Ettensohn won two individual events and a relay as Tell City won a boys triangular swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City beat Mount Vernon 87-66 and Vincennes Lincoln 100-40.
    It was the Marksmen’s first win over Mount Vernon in a regular meet in 11 years, though they did beat Mount Vernon in Tell City’s relay meet last year.
    Ettensohn won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:26.22 and the 100 butterfly in 58.64 seconds.

  • Hornets sting Marksmen late

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Tell City led for the first 31:47 but Hancock County beat the Marksmen 42-41 in girls basketball on Kassie Keown’s basket with 13 seconds left Monday.
    After Tell City missed a free throw, Keown drove into the lane for the go-ahead shot, which gave her 31 points for the game.
    “We did not stop her at all like we should’ve,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “She just drove to the basket, forced the ball up, and got stuff to fall. And she drew a couple of foul calls.

  • Versatile Vikings top PC

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey’s inside-outside attack beat Perry Central 63-48 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central jumped to a 9-2 lead in its first five possessions.
    “Then they started hitting some three pointers, and their dribble penetration gave us problems all day as we were unable to stop it consistently,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    The Vikings dribble penetration also got Perry Central in some foul trouble.

  • Taller Forest Park keeps PC off boards

    Sports Correspondent

    FERDINAND—Perry Central’s 17 first-half turnovers and height disadvantage inside helped Forest Park beat the Commodores 85-37 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Forest Park had the height and used it well on the boards.
    Sam Englert, who is listed at 6-foot-5; Collin Hochgesang, 6-6; and Curt Hopf, 6-7; limited the Commodores to one shot with their defensive boards and took advantage of their height in the lane on offense.

  • Knights hold off Tell City

    Sports Editor

    NEWBURGH—Strong defense kept Tell City in the game, but Castle pulled away in the final six minutes to win 48-40 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Both teams got off to slow starts, with the score tied 2-2 after six minutes.
    Tell City’s half-court defense remained strong but Castle forward Tristan Wilkinson hit two transition layups to help the Knights build a 15-7 halftime lead.
    Tell City star Braeden Beard was held to two points in the first half on two free throws.

  • Tell City’s defense stops Eagles

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City held Evansville Day’s big men to two points and beat the Eagles 36-33 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Noah Hupmann, the Eagles’ 6-foot-11 center and son of former University of Evansville center Sascha Hupmann, scored two points and Max Lowery was held scoreless.
    “We were fronting them, with weak-side help,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “Our defense did a great job.”
    Braeden Beard was the primary defender on Hupmann and Dustin Hunt was the main one on Lowery.