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  • Boonville’s hot start buries Tell City girls

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Boonville hit well early and Tell City could hardly get a shot off as the Pioneers jumped to a 13-0 lead and beat Tell City 54-33 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City committed four turnovers before it got a shot off.
    Boonville built a 6-0 lead in that span on two inside baskets by 6-foot senior forward/center Arielle Blankenship and a steal and a layup by Kyerra Willem.
    After a Tell City timeout, Hallie Mockobee hit two free throws.

  • Rebels rip Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s boys basketball team accomplished two rare feats Friday, outrebounding and outshooting its opponent from the field.
    But the Bulldogs still lost to South Central 52-27 due largely to their 32 turnovers.
    The Bulldogs edged the Rebels in field-goal shooting 39.3 percent to 37.0 percent and held just a 26-25 edge in rebounds. Still Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder said he thought it was only the second or third time this season they had the edge in rebounds.

  • Hubert shoots PC past Raiders

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used pressure defense early and Luke Hubert’s hot shooting to beat Southridge 53-42 in boys basketball Friday.
    Perry Central forced four turnovers on Southridge’s first six possessions.
    That helped the Commodores start out on a 5-0 run on a basket by Ty Mullis and a three-pointer by Hubert.
    Southridge took the lead at 6-5 for the only time in the game on a basket by Jacob Masterson.

  • 1997 sectional champions reunite
  • Tell City third in Mount Vernon, Evansville meets

    MOUNT VERNON—Brea Haller had Tell City’s highest finish as the Marksmen finished third in a three-team girls swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City lost to Vincennes Lincoln 122-115 and to Mount Vernon 182-79.
    Haller placed third in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:25.02 and teammate Ashley Scarboro was fourth in 1:45.50.
    Taylor Kratzer placed fourth in two events for the Marksmen, swimming the 200 freestyle in 2:31.30 and the 500 free in 6:55.02.
    Ariana Warf placed fourth in the 100 free in 1:07.01.

  • Tell City 2nd in tri-meet Saturday, first Tuesday

    MOUNT VERNON—Drew Ettensohn, Josh Gaynor and Neal Hollinden each won one event as Tell City placed second in a three-team boys swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City beat Vincennes Lincoln 166-35 but was nipped by Mount Vernon 137-132.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.71 seconds and teammate Miles Brown placed second in 26.75.
    Gaynor set a personal record as he won the diving with 193.20 points.
    Hollinden won the 100 backstroke in 1:06.74 and teammate Lucas Montgomery was second in 1:16.07.

  • Titans, Hornets defeat Tell City in girls games

    TELL CITY—Tell City shot well but committed 26 turnovers and got outrebounded in a 64-40 PAC girls basketball loss to Gibson Southern Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 46.2 percent from the field and 68.2 percent at the free-throw line, both better than usual.
    But they grabbed only 18 rebounds and had trouble handling the ball against Gibson Southern’s pressure defense.
    The Titans’ superior depth was also a factor, as thier reserves scored 34 points.

  • Third-quarter rally lifts North Posey past PC

    LEOPOLD—Guards Kaitlyn Blankenberger and Ally Brandenstein led a third-quarter rally that propelled North Posey past Perry Central 46-37 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central led 18-17 at halftime but got outscored 17-7 in the third period, with Blankenberger and Brandenstein scoring all but two of the Vikings’ points.
    Blankenberger scored nine points that quarter and Brandenstein added six, with each of them hitting a three-pointer.
    Blankenberger finished with 24 points and Brandenstein added 13.

  • Rangers hold off Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Poor free-throw shooting Perry Central in a 59-50 boys basketball loss to Forest Park Saturday.
    Perry Central’s Luke Hubert made a three-pointer, pulling the Commodores within three at 52-49 with 2:55 left in the game. It was his third three-pointer of the fourth quarter and fourth of the game.
    Perry Central subsequently fouled and Trever Zink made both free throws.
    Perry Central’s Levi Hubert then drew a foul driving to the basket but missed both free throws.

  • Bulldogs nip Lions

    BLOOMINGTON—Strong defense early and Rafe Garrett’s clutch free throws late lifted Cannelton past Lighthouse Christian 41-39 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton jumped to a 12-0 first-quarter lead as the Lions had trouble handling the Bulldogs’ 1-2-2 three-quarter-court trap.
    “Obviously starting the game 12-0 really makes a big difference,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder, whose team has usually had to battle back from an early deficit.