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Today's Sports

  • Waninger, Craig each go 7-0 in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mason Waninger and Aubrey Craig each went 7-0 to lead Tell City to seventh place in the eight-team PAC duals wrestling round-robin Friday and Saturday.
    Tell City beat Forest Park 48-27 and North Posey 57-24 but lost to Heritage Hills 46-25, Tecumseh 39-24, South Spencer 42-36, Southridge 60-18, and Gibson Southern 52-28.
    Tell City and South Spencer each went 2-5 but South Spencer earned sixth place because it beat Tell City head-to-head.

  • Perry Central tightens defense...

    MARENGO—Morgan Richardson and Brittany Parker combined for 16 fourth-quarter points as Perry Central beat Crawford County 50-44 in PLAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Crawford County took a four-point lead early in the fourth quarter. But Perry Central rallied behind “a better defensive effort” that period, said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    “Our hands were really active,” he added. “We got some deflections and slowed their offense down.”

  • Turnovers doom Tell City in loss...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s rebounding advantage wasn’t enough to offset its turnover disadvantage in a 57-41 boys basketball loss to South Central Saturday.
    The Marksmen outrebounded the slightly taller Rebels 32-16, including 11-1 in the first quarter.
    Tell City grabbed five offensive rebounds in the first 50 seconds as it built a 4-0 lead before the ball ever reached South Central’s half of the court.

  • Commodores hit FTs to hold off...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 7 of 8 free throws in the last minute to defeat Mater Dei 78-72 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Commodores’ 18-point third-quarter lead was cut to four, 71-67, on a field goal by Mater Dei’s Josh Price with 1:00 left in the game.
    Mater Dei then fouled Andrew Huber, who made both free throws.

  • Strong defense helps PC down...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Perry Central’s defensive pressure helped it jump to a 13-0 lead in the first three minutes en route to a 77-44 boys basketball win over Cannelton Tuesday.
    Austin LeClere scored eight points during that streak, including two layups off Perry Central steals—one by him and one by Michael Schwartz.
    Dacota Schaad added a three-pointer and two free throws in that stretch and had an assist on a 7-foot, post-up basket by LeClere.

  • Perry Central, Tell City split...

    TELL CITY—Perry Central held Tell City to one point in the second half to beat the Marksmen 41-17 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.

  • Cold shooting PC girls fall to...

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central didn’t work the ball inside much and didn’t hit well from outside in a 57-51 girls basketball loss to Tecumseh Thursday.
    The Commodores hit only 27.5 percent from the field, including 3 of 19 from three-point range.
    “Tecumseh zoned us the whole game,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “Early on we moved the ball well and we were getting any shot we wanted on the perimeter but they weren’t going down. And we didn’t get the ball inside.

  • Marksmen can’t stop Jeeps in 2nd...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Northeast Dubois exploited some openings in Tell City’s defense to score the first 13 points of the second quarter and beat the Marksmen 56-46 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City led 14-10 late in the first quarter on the strength of five inside baskets by Kassidie Hayes.
    Northeast Dubois’ Haley Kinder scored the last two points of that period on two free throws 2.3 seconds before the buzzer.

  • Hedgepeth, Huskies overpower...

    EVANSVILLE—C.J. Hedgepeth had 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists as Evansville North defeated Cannelton 97-35 in boys basketball Friday.
    Hedgepeth, a 6-foot-1 sophomore guard, has already drawn recruiting interest from Indiana University and Purdue.
    “He does a very good job of getting into the paint,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “And when you start collapsing on him, he kicks it out to open shooters.”
    Cannelton started the game in man-to-man defense but North built a 26-11 first-quarter lead.

  • Raiders top Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City’s rebounding effort was strong, but turnovers in the first quarter and poor shooting the next two periods hurt the Marksmen in a 51-38 PAC boys basketball loss to Southridge Friday.
    The Marksmen hit 3 of 6 from the field in the first quarter but fell behind 15-6 thanks to 10 turnovers that period.
    They cut their turnovers to four in the second quarter but fell behind 29-15 in the first seven minutes of that period as they hit only 3 of 10 from the field.