https://www.perrycountynews.com/sports/rss.xml en Marksmen defeat Titans in double overtime https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/marksmen-defeat-titans-double-overtime <img src="https://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lyons_pic.jpg" alt="Tell City’s guard Tretter Lyons running the floor in transition searching for open teammates. Lyons scored 9 points along with 2 clutch three pointers to help the Marksmen secure the hard-fought victory against the Gibson Southern Titans in double OT." title="Tell City’s guard Tretter Lyons running the floor in transition searching for open teammates. Lyons scored 9 points along with 2 clutch three pointers to help the Marksmen secure the hard-fought victory against the Gibson Southern Titans in double OT." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> BY: KASEY RICHARDSON<br /> Sports Editor<br /> TELL CITY &ndash; On Thursday, the Marksmen had matched up against the Gibson Southern, defeating the Titans in double overtime, 51-49. Braeden Beard was the leading scorer for the Tell City dropping 14 points.<br /> Trent Arnold was the second leading scorer for the Marksmen with 12 points and knocked down three 3-pointers in the game that kept Tell City a float.<br /> Late game free throws help Commodores secure victory https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/late-game-free-throws-help-commodores-secure-victory <img src="https://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/patrick_mitchell_pic_.jpg" alt="Perry Central’s forward Patrick Mitchell pulling up for the fadeaway jumper over Northeast Dubois’ Trevor Seufert. " title="Perry Central’s forward Patrick Mitchell pulling up for the fadeaway jumper over Northeast Dubois’ Trevor Seufert. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> BY: KASEY RICHARDSON<br /> Sports Editor<br /> LEOPOLD &ndash; On Friday, the Perry Central Commodores played a matchup game against Northeast Dubois and defeated the Jeeps, 60-53.<br /> The Commodores had three players score in double figures with Caine Hohne and Tate Mullis scoring 12 points apiece. Ryan Hubert was the second leading scoer with 10 points in the game.<br /> Bulldogs fall short against Cloverport 50-49 https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/bulldogs-fall-short-against-cloverport-50-49 <p> BY: KASEY RICHARDSON<br /> Sports Editor<br /> CANNELTON &ndash; On Wednesday, The Cannelton Bulldogs competed against heated rival Fredrick Fraize of Cloverport where the team loss 50-49.<br /> Rafe Garrett was the leading scorer for Cannelton with 23 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals on defense. Garrett had the hot hand behind the arc knocking down 4 out of 6 three pointers in the rivalry game.<br /> David Reed and Nolan Aders were the second leading scorers in the game with 7 points each.<br /> Marksmen take 3rd in swimming sectional https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/marksmen-take-3rd-swimming-sectional <p> BY: KASEY RICHARDSON<br /> SPORTS EDITOR<br /> JASPER &ndash; On Friday and Saturday, the Marksmen participated in the preliminaries and sectional finals held at Jasper High School.<br /> Tell City came to compete in the swimming sectionals placing third in the meet behind Bedford and Jasper who won the meet.<br /> &ldquo;The girls really exceeded my expectations this year. They worked really hard all season and it showed in our last two meets. They did a great job,&rdquo; said Tell City coach Stacy Marion.<br /> Southridge overpowers Commodores https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/southridge-overpowers-commodores <p> BY: MIKE SPRAGUE<br /> Sports Correspondent<br /> LEOPOLD&ndash; Perry Central was over powered by hot shooting Southridge 64-43 in boys basketball Tuesday.<br /> The Raiders shot 18 for 27 from inside the arc and were six of 11 from behind the arc for 63.1 percent. The Commodores made 15 of 35 two pointers and four of 15 three pointers for 38 percent.<br /> Mater Dei traps Tell City to win girls basketball sectional title https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/mater-dei-traps-tell-city-win-girls-basketball-sectional-title <img src="https://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ava_drives-rgb.jpg" alt="ell City guard Ava Hilgenhold drives between Mater Dei defenders Emmie Fitzgibbon (left) and Alaina Spahn in the championship game of the Forest Park girls basketball sectional Saturday." title="ell City guard Ava Hilgenhold drives between Mater Dei defenders Emmie Fitzgibbon (left) and Alaina Spahn in the championship game of the Forest Park girls basketball sectional Saturday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> BY: LARRY GOFFINET<br /> SPORTS EDITOR emeritus<br /> FERDINAND &ndash; Mater Dei used a trapping defense to build a 30-12 halftime lead and defeated Tell City 52-40 in the girls basketball sectional championship game Saturday at Forest Park.<br /> Mater Dei scored six consecutive points off Tell City turnovers early in the second quarter to build a 17-6 lead.<br /> Three-point baskets by Emmie Fitzgibbon and Alaina Spahn and Jossie Hudson&rsquo;s hitting 2 of 4 free throws expanded the Wildcats&rsquo; lead to 25-7 with 2:15 left in the first half.<br /> Marksmen’s defense stops Wood Memorial 51-41 https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/marksmen%E2%80%99s-defense-stops-wood-memorial-51-41 <p> BY: MIKE SPRAGUE<br /> Sports Correspondent<br /> OAKLAND CITY &ndash; Tell City held Wood Memorial&rsquo;s leading scorer Paxton Bartley to a season low of 15 points in a 51-41 win Friday.<br /> The Marksmen scored the first four points of the game. Braeden Beard made the first basket inside the lane. After a Trojan miss, Spencer Fest scored.<br /> Bartley scored the first basket for the Trojans. Tell City&rsquo;s Ty Smith made a jumper.<br /> Wood Memorial went on a 5-0 run on a three-pointer by Cam Saulmon and a basket by Coltin Page.<br /> Turnovers hurt Perry Central against Wolfpack https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/turnovers-hurt-perry-central-against-wolfpack <p> BY: LARRY GOFFINET<br /> SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS<br /> MARENGO &ndash; Perry Central improved in several areas but could not overcome 27 turnovers in a 56-51 boys basketball loss to Crawford County Friday.<br /> The Commodores trailed only 25-19 at halftime despite committing 16 turnovers in the first half.<br /> Some, including two five-second violations on inbound passes, were forced by Crawford County&rsquo;s pressure defense. But several were just careless passes way out of the reach of the intended receivers.<br />