Local athletes earn statewide honors
Four Brownstown Central seniors and one junior from Seymour were named to The Associated Press All-State football teams Wednesday.
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Brownstown Central running back Gavin Bane earned first-team AP All-State honors on offense for Class 3A as an all-purpose player.
Bane, The Tribune’s 2016 player of the year, broke eight school records this season for the Braves on offense. He amassed 2,436 yards of offense and scored 258 total points in 2016.
Brownstown Central’s Clark Hauer made honorable mention for his play on the offensive line, and Derek Rieckers was honorable mention for defensive backs.
The Braves’ offensive line gained 4,581 rushing yards and 1,292 passing yards on the season with Hauer as the starting center.
At corner, Rieckers totaled 32 tackles (18 solo, 14 assist), one sack and two interceptions.
The Braves’ Kyle Kramer made honorable mention as a punter.
Kramer punted 17 times for 533 yards (31.4 average) with a long of 64 yards.
From Seymour, Alan Perry made the All-State honorable mention for Class 4A at quarterback.
Perry finished the season with 23 rushing touchdowns and 35 total touchdowns. He had 1,572 yards passing, 1,173 yards rushing for 2,745 yards total offense.
SCIRC runners heading to nationals
Fourteen South Central Indiana Running Club runners will represent Indiana and Seymour in the 2016 USATF Junior Olympics Cross Country Nationals this Saturday in Hoover, Alabama.
Qualifiers include: 8U Girls, Trinity Cody; 8U Boys, Braxton Sinclair and Micah Jablonski; 9-10 Girls, Ava Sunbury and Page Mora; 9-10 Boys, Lance Hubbard and Tristan Dowell; 11-12 Girls Team, Vivienne Siefker, Lillian Sunbury, Zoe Plummer, Kinsley Folsom and Carly Kaiser; 13-14 Girls, Makenna Sunbury; and 15-16 Girls, Courtney Mansfield.
Braves drop MSC game
Brownstown Central dropped their fifth straight game in a 48-33 loss to Mid-Southern Conference foe Salem on Tuesday.
Brownstown Central (5-6, 1-3 MSC) didn’t score in double figures in a quarter until the final eight minutes.
After one quarter, the Braves trailed 12-5.
Salem (5-4, 1-1 MSC) held a 21-14 advantage at the half.
The Lions outscored the Braves 11-7 in the third quarter and 16-12 in the fourth.
Madison Klinge led the Braves with nine points, while Kristen Stuckwisch and Ashley Schroer each score deight.
Stuckwisch pulled down nine of the Braves’ 26 total rebounds.