Local sports roundup – December 15


Cougars bested at home


Trinity Lutheran fell to Orleans 38-30 on Saturday.

Neither team could find an offensive rhythm in the first quarter, as the Cougars put up six points and the Bulldogs managed four.

However, the Bulldogs found their stride in the second quarter and outscored the Cougars 15-8 before intermission.

Trailing 19-14 headed into the third quarter, the Cougars mustered nine points to the Bulldogs’ eight.

Despite their best efforts, the Cougars were outscored 11-7 before the final buzzer.

Freshman Maddie Roark led the Cougars with 10 points while senior Sydney Stuckwisch recorded nine points and 12 rebounds.

The Cougars (2-5) will head to Austin tomorrow evening.

5-point half dooms Medora


Trailing 14-7 in the first quarter, Medora couldn’t find much offensive rhythm against Lanesville on Saturday, eventually falling 47-17.

After a five-point second quarter, the Hornets scored just five points in the second half.

Hornets junior Carley McCammon led the Hornets with nine points, and Jadelyn Dean snagged 12 rebounds to lead on the boards.

Medora (3-8) will head to Borden on Saturday.


Borden defeats Tigers


Crothersville fell to Southern Athletic Conference foe Borden 65-54 on Saturday night.

After trailing 15-14 in the first quarter, the Braves amassed 23 points before intermission to lead the Tigers 37-30 at the half.

The Tigers kept the game close by scoring 15 to the Braves’ 17 points in the third quarter but only netted eight points in the final quarter of play.

Tigers senior Jordan Schoenfelder finished as the high-point-man for the Tigers with 14 on the night.

Sophomore Conner Adams buried a trio of 3-pointers and junior Tyler Luedeman added two shots from behind the arc for the Tigers.

The Braves finished with 14 to the Tigers’ 19 turnovers.

The Tigers (1-5) travel to New Washington on Tuesday.

Scoring struggles plague Hornets


Medora was outscored 15-2 in the first quarter and couldn’t score in double digits in any other quarter as the Hornets fell 57-23 to Lanesville.

The Hornets’ Jalen Beesley finished as the high-man with six points.

Medora (2-3) will host Orleans on Friday.


Seymour grapplers take 4th


Despite missing undefeated junior and No. 1 seed Garrett Johnson, Seymour finished 4th at a 10-team invitational at Evansville Memorial on Saturday.

Evansville Memorial won the meet with a team score of 295

One of our highlights was Johnson’s replacement, freshman Zack Newton who finished 3rd at 132.

Seven wrestlers placed in the top four for the Owls on the day. Individual

Owls sophomore John Shuffit finished in second place in the 126-pounds and Tyler Bicknell claimed second in the 195-pounds.

The Owls will compete in the New Castle Duals Invitational on Saturday.