Local sports roundup – November 21

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Brownstown remains undefeated

MITCHELL

The Brownstown Central girls basketball team dialed up the intensity in the second half of play to come away with a 65-45 win against Mitchell on Friday.

Both teams scored 16 points in the first quarter, and 24 in the second to knot the score at 40-all at intermission.

After the half, BCHS out-scored the Bluejackets 10-8 in the third and 15-6 in the final eight minutes to move to 4-0 on the season.

Braves sophomore Grace Jaynes had another strong outing scoring a team-high 17 points.

Madison Klinge had 12 points and six rebounds and Payton Farmer added eight and nine boards for the Braves.

Taylin Moore and Moyia Slone took the bulk of the Bluejackets scoring, finishing with 23 and 19 points.

The Braves will travel to Henryville tonight.

Cougars survive in OT

BLOOMFIELD

The Trinity Lutheran girls basketball team outlasted Eastern Greene on Friday, pulling out a 62-54 road win in overtime.

Trailing 26-20 lead at the half, Eastern Greene slowly climbed back to force  extra time at 48-48 at the end of regulation.

Trinity sophomore Maddie Roark led the squad with 20 points and Abby Hackman recorded a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds.

Morgan Gabbard scored eight points, behind a pair of 3-pointers, off the bench for the Cougars.

The Cougars (3-1) will host  Borden, a new sectional opponent,  on Wednesday.

Tigers offense falters, Orleans holds home court

ORLEANS

In a game where neither offense could find the bottom of the basket, Orleans was able to hold home court in a 28-24 win over Crothersville on Friday.

Orleans held the Tigers to four points in each of the first two quarters, taking a 14-8 lead into halftime.

Crothersville managed to out-score the Bulldogs 8-4 in the third, but couldn’t muster much more offense in the fourth to come from behind.

Tigers junior Katrina Christian tallied 15 points and pulled-down eight rebounds.

Addie Ramsey led Orleans with 14 points.

The Bulldogs, a possible sectional opponent for Crothersville, swept the season series against the Tigers 2-0 with the win.

Orleans won the first matchup 52-46 in overtime Nov. 2.

The Tigers (4-2) will host South Decatur on Dec. 3.