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Today's Sports

  • Hot second half lifts Rebels...

    REO—South Spencer hit 13 of 16 shots from the field in the second half to overtake Tell City for a 67-58 PAC boys basketball victory Saturday.

    Tell City led the entire first half, when the Rebels hit only 7 of 23 from the field.

    After Tell City guard Corey Young scored the first basket of the third quarter to put the Marksmen up 27-24, the Rebels went on a 12-0 run to take the lead for good.

    That streak included two three-point baskets by Cody Meyer and a 12-foot baseline shot by Jeremy Kincaid.

  • Mater Dei's inside game...

    EVANSVILLE—Mater Dei made 28 of its 34 field goals from within 7 feet of the basket and beat Tell City 86-64 in boys basketball Tuesday.

    The Wildcats, with a starting frontline that was 6-foot-7, 6-5 and 6-4, towered over Tell City, which started 6-2 Jesse Stow and no one else over 6 feet.

    They used that height advantage to outrebound the Marksmen 40-30. They made seven field goals and three free throws after grabbing offensive rebounds.

    “We tried to box out,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “But sometimes they could just go up over us.

  • Marksmen 2-3 Saturday

    MOUNT VERNON—Jessie Lawalin, A.J. Flynn, Justin Kleemann and Dylan Froehlich each went 4-1 to lead Tell City to a 2-3 record in a round-robin wrestling tourney Saturday.

    The Marksmen beat PAC foe North Posey 45-21 and Evansville Central 42-34.

    They lost to Castle 58-9, Reitz 64-9 and Mount Vernon 42-39.

    “Overall we wrestled pretty well,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “Castle’s pretty loaded. I think Castle’s ranked 10th in the state and Reitz is ranked eighth, and Castle beat Reitz.

  • South Central beats Bulldogs by 6

    ELIZABETH—Cannelton had better than usual perimeter shooting but lost to South Central 56-50 in girls basketball Saturday.

    Payton Reed hit four of five three-point shots for Cannelton and finished with 14 points, one fewer than teammate Sarah Powers.

    Nakaa Myers added nine points on three three-point baskets in the first nine minutes.

    Cannelton Coach Jeff Miller said fatigue may have been a factor in the Bulldogs’ loss, as they were playing their fifth game in eight days and had played New Harmony just 15 hours earlier.

  • Kohnert lifts Tell City past PC

    TELL CITY—Chris Kohnert made a driving three-point play with 2.8 seconds left to give Tell City a 30-28 freshman basketball win over Perry Central Saturday.

    Perry Central’s Marcus Peter was fouled on a three-point shot with 8.5 seconds left and hit 1 of 3 free throws to put the Commodores ahead 28-27.

    Kohnert replied with a driving layup and was fouled. He also hit the free throw to put the Marksmen ahead by two.

    Perry Central was unable to get a shot off after that, as Tell City’s Jordan Heck intercepted a long Commodore pass.

  • Raiders hold off PC

    LEOPOLD—Austin Rasche had 20 points and 19 rebounds as Southridge beat Perry Central 61-52 in boys basketball Friday.

    Rasche, a 6-foot-5 sophomore center, hit 8 of 10 shots from the field and helped the Raiders dominate the rebounding 38-24.

    “He’s a nice player,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “He’s a tough matchup. He can play inside or out—he’s not just a back-to-the-basket post player.”

  • 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.