http://www.perrycountynews.com/sports/rss.xml en Hot Wolfpack pulls away from Perry Central http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/hot-wolfpack-pulls-away-perry-central <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rebound_battle_1.jpg" alt="Crawford County’s Nick Stroud (left) outreaches Perry Central’s Kage Kiplinger for a rebound in Tuesday’s PLAC basketball game." title="Crawford County’s Nick Stroud (left) outreaches Perry Central’s Kage Kiplinger for a rebound in Tuesday’s PLAC basketball game." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> LEOPOLD&mdash;Crawford County hit 76.2 percent from the field in the second half and 66.7 percent for the game to beat Perry Central 66-46 in PLAC boys basketball Tuesday.<br /> The Wolfpack, with a taller, stronger frontline, also enjoyed a 28-13 rebounding advantage.<br /> Despite the Wolfpack&rsquo;s hitting 12 of 21 from the field in the first half, the Commodores, who hit five three-pointers in that span, trailed by only one point at halftime.<br /> Tell City hits jumpers to upset Rangers http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-hits-jumpers-upset-rangers <p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> TELL CITY&mdash;Tell City hit four three-pointers in the first 9 1/2 minutes and beat Forest Park 55-53 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.<br /> The Marksmen had struggled from the perimeter in their first two games, but Trent Arnold and Tretter Lyons each hit a three-pointer as they built a 13-5 first-quarter lead.<br /> Lyons and Arnold each added another one in the first 1:24 of the second quarter as the Marksmen extended their lead to 19-5.<br /> Mater Dei holds off Perry Central rally http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/mater-dei-holds-perry-central-rally <p> By MIKE SPRAGUE<br /> Sports Correspondent<br /> <br /> EVANSVILLE&mdash;Fourth-quarter turnovers hurt Perry Central&rsquo;s in a 64-57 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Saturday.<br /> Mater Dei went to a 1-2-2 half-court trap to slow down the Commodores&rsquo; offense. The Wildcats forced 10 Commodore turnovers in the fourth quarter.<br /> Perry Central trailed by 12, 54-42 with 3:43 left but scored on its next three possessions to make a late run.<br /> 400 free relay pushes Tell City past 2 teams http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/400-free-relay-pushes-tell-city-past-2-teams <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sam_rogers_in_1000_free_0.jpg" alt="Tell City’s Sam Rogers swims the 1,000-yard freestyle relay Saturday in the Marksmen’s relay meet." title="Tell City’s Sam Rogers swims the 1,000-yard freestyle relay Saturday in the Marksmen’s relay meet." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> TELL CITY&mdash;The 400-yard freestyle relay, the last event of a swim meet, is becoming clutch for Tell City&rsquo;s boys team.</p> Tell City 1-1 Saturday http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-1-1-saturday <p> TELL CITY&mdash;David Teague, Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn each went 2-0 as Tell City went 1-1 in wrestling Saturday.<br /> The Marksmen lost to Providence 33-19 but bounced back to beat Corydon 39-24.<br /> Hagedorn dominated in the 182-pound weight class, pinning Corydon&rsquo;s Brendan Ayers in just 37 seconds and winning a 15-3 major decision over Providence&rsquo;s Jenson Tate.<br /> &ldquo;Once again, I&rsquo;m really impressed with how Hagedorn has really turned up his intensity and focus this year,&rdquo; said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.<br /> Senators subdue Commodores http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/senators-subdue-commodores <p> CAMPBELLSBURG&mdash;Perry Central hit only 29.8 percent from the field and committed 26 turnovers in a 67-38 PLAC girls basketball loss to West Washington Monday.<br /> The Senators used a 1-2-1-1 full-court press early &ldquo;and we had problems with it,&rdquo; said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. &ldquo;I thought Crawford County was a lot faster than they were, and we handled Crawford&rsquo;s press pretty well.&rdquo;<br /> The Commodores fell behind 15-2 in the first quarter, going 1 for 8 from the field.<br /> Aces pass Bulldogs late http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/aces-pass-bulldogs-late <p> CANNELTON&mdash;Cloverport overcame a four-point deficit in the last 20 seconds to beat Cannelton 60-56 in girls basketball Tuesday.<br /> &ldquo;We had a couple of bad turnovers and they tied it,&rdquo; said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. &ldquo;Then we had to foul towards the end and they hit their free throws.<br /> &ldquo;We had a really good third quarter. And Nicole (Harris) shot well in the first half - she hit a couple of threes.&rdquo;<br /> But Cloverport had a strong fourth quarter, outscoring the Bulldogs 24-14.<br /> Corydon outswims Marksmen http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/corydon-outswims-marksmen <p> TELL CITY&mdash;Corydon won seven of the 11 events to beat Tell City 91-74 in girls swimming Tuesday.<br /> Taylor Kratzer, Samantha Stephens and Sydney Burton each won one individual event and a relay for Tell City.<br /> They teamed with Brenna Franzman to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in 4:53.23.<br /> In the closest race of the meet Burton won the 100 breaststroke in 1:28.84, edging teammate Shay Brager by 32-hundredths of a second.<br /> Stephens won the 100 backstroke in 1:22.71 and Kratzer took the 500 free in 6:42.33.<br />