New Albany deals Braves first loss
In their first road game of the season, Brownstown Central faced a tough task.
After battling back and forth in the first half, New Albany (2-1) pulled away in the final 16 minutes to take a 57-38 victory against Brownstown (1-1).
Six points from the Bulldogs’ Julyn Condra gave the home team a 10-8 edge after a quarter.
An 11-4 run in the second quarter put the Bulldogs up 21-12 by the 3:25-mark, as they went on to lead the Braves 25-17 at intermission.
The Bulldogs offense rolled in the third quarter, going on an 18-point scoring burst, while the Braves added 12 to bring the score to 43-29.
With a 14-point lead, the Bulldogs didn’t look back as they held on for the win. New Albany would lead by as many as 24 points in the final quarter.
Freshman Ashley Schroer led the Braves with 10 points, and junior Grace Jaynes added seven.
Condra finished with 14 points, and Marissa Jones chipped in 11.
On the boards, the Bulldogs outrebounded the Braves 29-28. Sophomore Payton Farmer had seven rebounds while junior Shelby Stuckwisch and Schroer each collected five for the Braves.
Brownstown finished with 22 turnovers on the evening.
On Saturday, Brownstown Central will travel to Paoli for their second Mid-Southern Conference contest.
Basketball jamboree planned
Seymour basketball fans will have a chance to see future and current Owls in Hoosier Hysteria (jamboree) on Saturday in the Lloyd E. Scott Gymnasium.
The gates will open at 4 p.m., and soup and sandwich, and drink lines, will open at that time.
The third-grade swish team will take the floor at 4:15 p.m. That group will warm up for 5 minutes, then play for 8 minutes with a running clock.
The fourth-graders will take the floor at 4:30 p.m., the fifth-graders at 4:45 p.m., and the sixth-graders at 5 p.m., and each of those teams will warm up for five minutes and play eight-minute quarters with a running clock.
The seventh-graders will take the floor at 5:15 p.m. and the eighth-grade boys at 5:30 p.m. They will warm up for five minutes and will play 10-minute quarters.
The freshmen boys will take the floor at 5:55 p.m. and the junior varsity at 6:15 p.m.. Both of those teams will also warm up for five minutes and will play for 12 minutes.
The varsity will take the floor at 6:35 p.m., warm up for 10 minutes and play for 20 minutes.
The varsity will host Greenwood for a scrimmage at 11 a.m. Nov. 19, and the Owls will open their season Nov. 22 at Corydon Central.