Local sports roundup – January 24

Braves down Eagles


The Brownstown Central boys basketball led just 26-24 at halftime, but buckled-down defensively in the second half to defeat Brown County 62-43 on Friday.

In the second half, the Braves outscored the Eagles 34-20 to seal the win.

Jacoby Shade led the Braves with 19 points and Cole Borden finished with the next highest at 10.

Shade finished with a double-double on the night with 11 of the Braves’ 34 total rebounds.

On Tuesday, the Braves (11-2) will travel to Austin for a Mid-Southern Conference matchup.

Tigers pounce on Rebels


The Crothersville boys basketball team took an early 16-13 lead in the first quarter and followed up with a 24-point second period as they went on to defeat South Central (Elizabeth) 61-56 on Friday.

Eli Mollet had a massive night on the boards for the Tigers grabbing 19 rebounds to go along with 10 points.

At the end of the night, the Tigers out-rebounded the Rebels 42 to 32.

Senior Jordan Schoenfelder led the Tigers with 16 points on eight made field goals.

The Tigers (5-13) will host county-rival Trinity Lutheran on Friday.