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Today's Sports

  • Second-chance points help...

    FERDINAND—Forest Park’s 12 offensive rebounds and 10 steals helped the Rangers beat Tell City 57-41 in boys basketball Saturday.

    Though Tell City had a 36-32 edge in rebounds overall, the Rangers grabbed four more offensive rebounds. At least three times they got rebounds of their own free throws.

    Tell City Coach John Hayes said that “absolutely” should not happen. “That’s what we just talked about (to the players after the game).

  • South Central’s runs...

    CANNELTON—Cannelton could not overcome two big South Central runs in a 59-44 boys basketball loss to the Rebels Saturday.

    The Bulldogs hit 5 of 6 shots from the field to start the second quarter, including two three-pointers by Cody Lawalin, to build a 20-16 lead.

    On South Central’s next trip down the floor, with 3:25 left in the first half, the Rebels were called for a technical foul for unsportsmanlike conduct.  Lawalin hit 1 of 2 free throws to increase Cannelton’s lead to 21-16.

  • Rebels' rebounding knocks...

    REO—South Spencer outrebounded Cannelton 33-16 to beat the Bulldogs 43-23 in boys basketball Tuesday.

    Both teams shot poorly from the perimeter--Cannelton was 4 for 21 from three-point range and South Spencer was 1 for 7.

    But the Rebels got more inside baskets thanks to some strong baseline moves and baskets after offensive rebounds.

    They had two rebound baskets on one possession with six minutes left in the third quarter.

  • PC girls rout Senators

    LEOPOLD—Katie Schwartz, Hilarie Hahus and Lavina Schwartz combined to hit 16 of 21 field-goal attempts as Perry Central trounced West Washington 63-30 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.

    The Commodores hit a season-high 54.3 percent from the field overall.

    “We shot a lot of layups in the second half—that really helps your percentage,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.

    After playing zone and a triangle-and-two earlier, West Washington switched to a man-to-man defense in the fourth quarter and Perry Central got several backdoor layups.

  • Southridge pins Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Southridge won six matches by pins and two by forfeits as it defeated Tell City 50-21 in wrestling Tuesday.

    “We gave up way too many pins,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “They outquicked us and they outmuscled us.”

    Matt Sabelhaus, Dustin Gould and Dylan Froehlich earned pins for Tell City and Jessie Lawalin won a 3-1 decision.

    Tell City will host a tourney Saturday at 9 a.m.

    Southridge 50, Tell City 21

    103-Double forfeit.

    112-Jesse Lawalin (TC) dec. Underwood 3-1.

  • Tell City boys finish 4th in own...

    TELL CITY—Nick Bower, Greg Clayton and David McDaniel each swam on three fourth-place relays to lead Tell City to fourth place in its own boys swimming relay meet Saturday.

    Those three teamed with Hunter Sandage to take fourth in the 250-yard freestyle relay in 2:20.94.

    Bower, Clayton, Jerry Ammon and McDaniel were fourth in the 200 free relay in 1:44.40.

    Justin Peter, Taylor Maddle, Jarrod Clayton and McDaniel placed fourth in the 200 stroke/free relay in 1:51.94.

  • Commodores sink Bulldogs with...

    CANNELTON—Perry Central used 13 players and several of them took turns having hot shooting streaks as the Commodores beat Cannelton 61-31 in boys basketball Friday.

    Jacob Schwartz was hot early for the Commodores. He scored six points in the first 2:37 on a rebound basket and two jumpers from 16-17 feet as they jumped to an 8-0 lead.

    Ian Hahus added a transition layup (on a nice assist from Trevor King) and a three-point basket as the Commodores increased their lead to 13-3.

  • Hall, Wilkerson make all-state...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central senior T.J. Hall made two all-state football teams last week as a linebacker.

    Hall was one of four linebackers named to the Associated Press’ Class A all-state team released Thursday.

    He was one of six linebackers named to the Indiana Football Coaches Association’s Class A senior all-state team Friday.

    Another Perry Central player, Mikey Wilkerson, was one of three linebackers named to the IFCA’s Class A junior all-state team Friday.

  • PC girls hit 50 percent in win

    MARENGO—Perry Central hit a season-high 50.0 percent from the field and beat Crawford County 50-34 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.

    The Commodores won despite committing 19 turnovers and grabbing only five offensive rebounds. “Our shooting made up for a lot of that,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.

  • Cold shooting hurts TC in loss...

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 28.1 percent from the field and committed 27 turnovers in a 44-23 PAC girls basketball loss to Southridge Thursday.

    The Marksmen did not score in the first seven minutes, falling behind 7-0. They went 0 for 7 from the field and committed six turnovers in the first quarter.

    Southridge’s 34.0 percent field-goal shooting for the game was only slightly better than the Marksmen’s. But the Raiders took 21 more shots thanks to their committing 17 fewer turnovers and having a 32-28 rebounding edge.