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  • Bulldogs’ defense lacking in...

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. — Fox Creek Christian School took advantage of inside shots and open jumpers to beat Cannelton 62-47 in boys basketball Friday.
    “Our biggest problem was our defense,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We gave up too much penetration to the basket and we didn’t close out on shooters.
    “They made six three-pointers in the first half. Then we made an adjustment and they didn’t make any in the second half, but they still scored as many points.

  • Offensive rebounds lift Raiders...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge scored 16 points off offensive rebounds, including 12 in the second half, to defeat Tell City 59-39 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    “We didn’t box out in the second half - it’s as simple as that,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold. “And we didn’t get the 50-50 balls we talked about at halftime.

  • Trojans top Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Wood Memorial’s quick ball movement and height advantage helped the Trojans beat Perry Central 62-49 in boys basketball Friday.
    Perry Central trailed by nine starting the third quarter. Lane Lynch made a three-pointer from the top of the key to pull the Perry Central within six at 28-22 with 7:28 left.
    Wood Memorial’s Tristen Vickers scored 12 of the Trojans’ 18 points in that quarter. He scored 10 in a 3:38 span for all the Trojans’ scoring in that stretch.

  • Corydon outswims Tell City girls

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the 400-yard freestyle but Corydon won the other 10 events to beat the Marksmen 104-62 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Sydney Brown, Samantha Allen, Madilyn Hoskinson and Madison Schuetter swam the 400 free relay in 4:50.75 to beat Corydon by nearly nine seconds.
    Brown placed second in the 100 backstroke in 1:18.62 and Hoskinson took third in 1:32.32.
    Taylor Kratzer placed second in two individual events for the Marksmen, swimming the 200 free in 2:31.78 and the 500 free in 6:47.98.

  • TC boys 3rd in relay meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed second in five of the 10 events to finish third in its four-team boys swimming relay meet Saturday.
    Lucas Montgomery and Zach Peter placed second on all four of their relays.
    They teamed with Thomas Simpson and Davin Tran to swim the 250-yard freestyle relay in 2:48.27.
    Miles Brown, Josh Gaynor, Peter and Montgomery placed second in the 200 free relay in 2:02.63.
    Peter, Seth Vaquero, Montgomery and Stephen Houle took second in the 1,000 free relay in 12:18.68.

  • Tell City boys win tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Seth Vaquero won two individual events and a relay to lead Tell City to victory in a boys triangular swim meet Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 73 points, Corydon 67, and South Central 12.
    The meet was tied going into the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay, “and the boys did exactly what they needed to do to get the win (taking first and third),” said Tell City Coach Stacy Marion.
    Vaquero, Elliot Reed, Lucas Montgomery and Stephen Houle won it 400 in 4:15.10.

  • Tell City 2nd in tourney

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Five Tell City wrestlers each went 5-0 as the Marksmen placed second in their own wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat Jefferson-town 47-27, Providence 48-24, Whitesville Trinity 48-18, and Iroquois 42-21 but lost to LaRue County, which went 5-0, 45-31.
    The Marksmen accomplished that despite having to give up 30 points in five forfeits each match. “We had one wrestler home with sickness and another still not cleared from a preseason injury,” noted Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.

  • Cannelton girls fall twice

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Cannelton hit just 29.7 percent from the field and 9 of 21 free throws in a 36-32 girls basketball loss to Cloverport Thursday.
    Cannelton led 32-26 with four minutes left. “Then the wheels came off,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “I have nobody who wants to look to score.
    “We missed a lot of free throws, and three of them were front ends of one-and-ones,”
    Cloverport hit 33.3 percent from the field with the help of nine offensive rebounds.

  • Perry Central’s defense stops...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central held West Washington to 31.0 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Senators 56-42 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.
    “I thought our defense was the key again tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We switched back and forth between man-to-man and a 2-3 zone and I think that kept them from getting into a rhythm.
    “Our guards were really aggressive at the top of the 2-3 and were able to get some steals out of it.

  • Lighthouse blasts Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Turnovers and a lack of rebounds hurt Cannelton in a 68-35 boys basketball loss to Lighthouse Christian Academy Saturday.
    “We did nothing well,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “I felt going into the game we were primed to have our best showing of the year - first home game, conference challenge game, and the first team we played this season that was close to our caliber.