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Today's Sports

  • Bulldog girls top Rappites

    CANNELTON—Nakaa Myers scored 19 points as Cannelton crushed New Harmony 61-38 in girls basketball Friday.

    Myers hit 8 of 14 from the field, including 3 of 4 from three-point range.

    She scored 10 points in the third quarter on two three-pointers and two field goals just inside the arc as the Bulldogs outscored the Rappites 26-8 to take control.

    “This was probably the best game we’ve played all year,” said Cannelton Coach Jeff Miller.

  • Boonville routs TC late

    TELL CITY—Tell City went cold in the last 10 minutes and lost to Boonville 65-39 in girls basketball Thursday.

    Tell City went on a 9-0 run to pull within one, 32-31, with 2:25 left in the third quarter.

    Mariah Alvey made a rebound basket, Kyle Smithson hit two fast-break layups off steals (one by her and one by Lauren Goffinet), and Goffinet made a three-point play on a 15-footer and free throw in that streak.

  • PC girls fall to Patriots

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills ended the first half with a 16-2 run to pull away to a 53-32 girls basketball victory over Perry Central Thursday.

    “We fell behind 10-2, then we tied it 12-12, and then we just started turning the ball over,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.

    Heritage Hills was not pressing when the Commodores had turnover problems.

    “They ran a little trap and half-court man-to-man,” said Dickerson. “We handled their trap fine but their man-to-man gave us problems.

  • TC boys win triangular

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton, Trevor Nelson and Justin Peter each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City won a boys triangular swim meet Thursday.

    The Marksmen scored 131 points, Gibson Southern 104, and Tecumseh 38.

    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:04.44 and the 500 free in 5:44.20.

    Nelson won the 50 free in 24.88 seconds and the 100 free in 55.90.

    Peter won the 100 butterfly in 1:06.18 and the 100 backstroke in 1:04.99.

    The Marksmen won all three relays.

  • TC girls win tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 9 of 12 events to dominate a girls triangular swim meet Thursday.

    The Marksmen scored 150 points, Gibson Southern 117, and Tecumseh 7.

    C.J. Fentress set a personal record as she won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:16.88.

    She teamed with Erika Hauenstein, Chelsea Malone and Amanda Wagner to win the 400 free relay in 4:02.94.

    Malone, Wagner, Hauenstein and Jessica Wagner won the 200 medley relay in 2:01.13 and the 200 free relay in 1:48.99.

  • Rangers' inside-outside...

    LEOPOLD—Hot three-point shooting and Jordan Myers’ strong inside game led Forest Park past Perry Central 74-57 in boys basketball Saturday.

    The Rangers hit 8 of 15 from three-point range, with their three perimeter starters and reserve guards combining to hit 7 of 10.

    They got some open three-point shots when the Commodores tried to sag inside to double-team the 6-foot-8 Myers.

  • Goffinet reaches 1,000 as TC...

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Lauren Goffinet scored 24 points, including her 1,000th career point, in PAC girls basketball against Gibson Southern Saturday.

    Gibson Southern forward Lauren Zeabart also scored her 1,000th career point in the same game. And she had more support as the Titans won 65-30.

    Goffinet scored her 1,000th point on a drive with 6:16 left in the second quarter.

    She had nine points for the game at that point. But no other Marksman had scored and they trailed 21-9.

  • Bulldogs repel Aces

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Cannelton held off a frantic fourth-quarter comeback to beat Cloverport 70-58 in boys basketball Tuesday.

    Cannelton led by 22 points heading into the fourth quarter, but the Aces hit three three-point shots in the first three minutes of the quarter, cutting the lead to 15.

    Cannelton held them off successfully from there, though the margin was cut to 10 points with 44 seconds to play.

  • Braves defeat Bulldogs

    LYNNVILLE—A high number of Cannelton turnovers allowed Tecumseh to beat the Bulldogs 73-48 in boys basketball Saturday.

    The Bulldogs committed 21 turnovers while the Braves gave up the ball only 12 times.  An aggressive defense by Tecumseh was the reason for the high turnover rate.

    “They played us aggressive man-to-man and we didn’t adjust to that,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.  “We made a lot of silly unforced turnovers. It was a learning experience.”

  • Vikings rip PC girls early

    LEOPOLD—North Posey jumped to a 16-0 lead and beat Perry Central 58-45 in girls basketball Saturday.

    Perry Central hit a respectable 39.0 percent from the field for the game, including 46.7 percent from two-point range.

    But the Commodores were cold in the first quarter while North Posey sophomore guard Nichole Perry was hot. She scored eight points in the period.

    Perry Central pulled within six points with six minutes left in the game. But North Posey put the game away by getting some rebound baskets and hitting 14 of 19 free throws in the fourth quarter.