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Today's Sports

  • PC 2nd, TC 4th in tourney

    REO—Perry Central hit 51.6 percent from the field and 12 of 13 free throws to beat Tell City 45-19 in the first round of South Spencer’ s freshman basketball tourney Saturday.
    Tell City hit 37.5 percent from the field.
    “We got some good shots—we just didn’t put them down and they did,” said Tell City Coach Dan Lacy.
    Dillon Hubert led Perry Central with 14 points and eight rebounds.
    Trent Schraner added 10 points, Lucas Suttle eight, and Alton Cummings five.

  • Marksmen lose in first round

    NEWBURGH—All three Tell City qualifiers lost their first IHSAA wrestling regional matches Saturday, ending their seasons.
    The closest of the three matches was in the 160-pound weight class, where Tell City’s Ryan Henrickson lost to Evansville Central’s Carlos Garnett 7-3.
    Henrickson beat Garnett 8-3 in the regular season, but Tell City Coach Joe Litherland said Garnett “has gotten a lot better since Ryan wrestled him in November.”
    Garnett went on to place third and will take a 33-12 record to the semistate.

  • Cannelton routs Aces; falls to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT—Taylor Lawalin scored a career-high 20 points as Cannelton crushed Cloverport 46-7 in girls basketball Monday.
    Lawalin, known mostly for her three-point shooting, hit only 1 of 4 shots from beyond the arc but made 7 of 8 from two-point range.
    She scored three layups in transition and also made three nice diagonal drives to the basket.
    Payton Reed added nine points and nine rebounds.
    Allicyn Garrett had five steals and three assists and Mikah Hemmings also made five steals.

  • Aces overtake Bulldogs in fourth...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Cannelton committed 26 turnovers in a 56-54 boys basketball loss to Cloverport Monday.
    Cannelton outshot the Aces from the field 47.8 percent to 38.9 percent and outrebounded them 35-33.
    But the turnovers and poor free-throw shooting (7 of 18, including three missed front ends of one-plus-bonus situations) proved too much for the Bulldogs to overcome.

  • Hornets hits boards hard to beat...

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton had trouble controlling the defensive boards in a 53-38 boys basketball loss to Hancock County Saturday.
    The Hornets grabbed 22 offensive rebounds for the game, which led directly to 16 points.
    Cannelton had only two offensive rebounds.
    The Bulldogs also could not handle Hancock County’s full-court pressure. They committed 22 turnovers, many of which led to transition baskets or free throws for the Hornets.

  • Titans take advantage of Tell...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern scored 23 points off Tell City turnovers to beat the Marksmen 62-42 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    “We had stretches in the game where we turned the ball over four times in a row, three times in a row, three times in a row, and four times in a row,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    The Titans scored on 13 of the 14 Marksman turnovers.
    “We would look at the clock and look at the score and we were down 10,” said Hayes.

  • Blazing third quarter propels...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Perry Central’s boys basketball team hit 60.0 percent from the field in the third quarter Saturday but lost the game in that period.
    South Spencer hit 11 of 12 shots from the field in that quarter and beat the Commodores 70-48.
    The game was tied 20-20 at halftime, as the Rebels had hit only 6 of 18 from the field in the first half.

  • TC holds off Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City capitalized on a hot start and held off South Spencer 42-40 in the first round of the Class 2A girls basketball sectional Tuesday.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in 12-team...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City won four events, the most of any team, as it placed second in the 12-team IHSAA girls swim sectional Saturday.

  • Tell City boys fall to Pike...

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton and Justin Peter each won three events but Tell City lost to Pike Central 104-56 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:00.79 and the 500 free in 5:31.34.
    He teamed with Peter, Trent Benningfield and Hunter Sandage to win the 200 free relay in 1:44.15.
    Peter also won the 100 free in 52.81 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 1:02.41.
    Sandage placed second in the 500 free in 5:59.26 and third in the 200 free in 2:09.12.