Local sports roundup – December 19

BOYS BASKETBALL

Braves roll past Bluejackets

MITCHELL

Class 3A No. 9 Brownstown Central has maintained a perfect record heading into the North Daviess Classic holiday tournament.

The Braves (6-0) dominated Mitchell (2-5) in a 84-51 road victory Saturday.

From the field the Braves sank 12 3-pointers, with five coming from Ty Maxie.

Brownstown Central led 17-10 after the first quarter and scored 27 points in the second to build a 44-31 lead at half.

The Braves limited the Blujackets to 10 points in each the third and fourth quarter, while exploding for another 26 points of their own out of intermission.

Maxie led the Braves with 25 points, Cody Waskom scored 22 and Carson Lambring added 12.

Daulton Blackwell and Xavier Barrett each scored 15 for the Bluejackets.

On the boards, the Bluejackets outrebounded the Braves 32-30.

The Bluejackets had double the number of turnovers in the game, with 18 giveaways.

Brownstown Central will first face Evansville Reitz. on Dec. 29 in first-round tournament play.

Tigers drop SAC game

NEW WASHINGTON

New Washington built a 24-5 lead after one quarter, and held Crothersville to just 11 total points by halftime for a 68-43 Southern Athletic Conference win on Saturday.

The Tigers offensive oustscored the Mustangs 13-10 and 19-16 in the final two quarters, but couldn’t muster a comeback.

Josh Thomas led the Tigers with 17 points, Conner O’Sullivan scored eight points and Lane Wienhorst and Trevor Peters each totaled seven points.

On the boards, the Mustangs dominated the Tigers 47-23.

Crothersville (2-5) will play in the Henryville holiday tournament Tuesday before taking to the Scott County tourney Thursday and Friday.

Jug Rox top Hornets

MEDORA

Shoals defeated Medora 66-32 on Saturday in a varsity-only night contest due to traveling conditions.

The Jug Rox held the Hornets to 10 points in the opening half, and led by 20 at halftime.

Medora (0-8) allowed 22 points in the third quarter as the Jug Rox led 25-33 after 24 minutes of play.

Just three Hornets scored on the night: Brandon Moore led with 17 points, J.D. Fish added 12 and Isaiah Myers totaled three.

Medora will next compete at the Edinburgh Tournament on Dec. 27 and 28.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Braves blow past Hornets

BORDEN

Borden built a 20-point lead by the end of the first quarter and never looked back as they defeated Medora 59-16 on Saturday.

Braves led 39-10 at the half and outscored the Hornets 20-6 in the final 16 minutes of play.

Lillian Hatfield and Kailen Flynn led Medora with six points each.

The Hornets (1-7) turned the ball over 40 times in the contest.

Medora will host Rising Sun today.