Braves drop conference game at Salem
SALEM — Salem scored a game-high 24 points in the fourth quarter to defeat visiting Brownstown Central 53-49 in a Mid-Southern Conference matchup Thursday.
The Braves opened the game with an 18-10 lead after the first quarter and led 25-23 at the half.
Neither team could find their offense in the third, as the Braves tallied eight and Salem scored seven points.
Fouls played suit down the stretch, as the Lions went 22 for 26 from the line while the Braves made 10 of 16 with three players fouling out.
Brownstown finished with 21 fouls to the Lions’ eight.
Braves sophomores Madison Klinge (three 3-pointers), and Shelby Stuckwisch led their team with 11 points each.
Salem’s Alaina Davidson went 10 for 12 from the free-throw line to amass a game-high 14 points.
The Braves (5-5, 1-3 MSC) will play another conference game on the road Saturday when they travel to Austin.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
Owls sweep on the road
NEW ALBANY — The Seymour swimming and diving team swept New Albany 122-58 on the girls side and 102-74 in boys competition Tuesday.
The girls swept all the relay events, and Katie Turner was first in the 50 and 100 freestyles.
Nastya Yakovleyva also earned first in the 200 and 500 freestyles.
In boys swimming, Dalton Polley was first in the 50 freestyle, Skyler Cash topped the 500 free, Daniel Hartman hit the pad first in the 100 butterfly and Noah Bullard claimed gold in the 200 individual medley.
Devin Ramsey placed first in the diving well by scoring 190.06.
The Owls’ boys also swept the relay events.
On Saturday, the Owls will host their annual “S” Invitational.