Local sports roundup – December 7


Owls dominate in Scottsburg, claim title

SCOTTSBURG — The Seymour wrestling team went 9-0 this weekend to capture a championship at the Scottsburg Fugate Memorial Invitational.

The Owls defeated New Washington 58-30, Jennings County 55-18, Eastern (Pekin) 66-11, Crawford County 72-12, Switzerland County 69-12, Switzerland County 69-12, Scottsburg 57-18, Southwestern 61-18, Salem 72-12 and Paoli 66-0.

Seymour’s Brandon Penegar (120 pounds), David Shuffitt (132), John Newton (182) and Tyler Bicknell (195) went 9-0 in the tournament.

In Garrett Johnson (138), Cheaney Reichenbacker (145) and Dalton Miller (220) went 8-1 over the two-day contests.

Isaiah Pichardo (106), Nick Carpenter (113) and John Shuffitt (126), Zack Newton (152), Bradan Thomasma (160) finished 7-2 on the mats.

“We wrestled much better this weekend,” Owls coach Todd Weaver said. “Overall, I was pleased with our offense. What we have been working on showed up this weekend.

Seymour wrestling is 15-1 overall and will wrestle at Evansville Memorial Invitational this weekend.


Tigers fall in Sellersberg

SELLERSBERG — The Crothersville boys basketball team split their games on back-to-back nights with a 73-53 loss at Rock Creek Academy on Saturday.

Rock Creek took an early 19-12 lead after one quarter, and built the Tigers’ deficit to 35-27 at intermission.

The Tigers outscored the Lions 17-16 in the third quarter.

However, Rock Creek had a strong fourth quarter by posting 22 points while limiting the visitors to nine.

Crothersville was out-rebounded 30-18 on the night.

Eli Mollet led the Tigers with 27 points on eight made field goals.

Friday, the Tigers (1-3) travel to Springs Valley.


West Washington routes Medora


The Medora girls basketball team fell to West Washington 95-29 on Saturday.

West Washington opened the game on a 24-7 lead, and took a 54-15 lead into halftime.

The Hornets gave up 32 turnovers in the contest.

Kailen Flynn led Medora with 10 points, Carley McCammon recorded eight and Jadelyn Dean tallied seven.

The Hornets (1-7) will host Jackson County rivals Medora on Tuesday.