Local sports roundup – January 5

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Tigers lose key SAC matchup

HENRYVILLE

Crothersville needed a victory at Henryville to stay in the running for the Southern Athletic Conference title on Tuesday.

Unfortunately for the Tigers, a win fell just out of grasp as they fell to the Hornets 53-48 in overtime.

The Tigers built a 14-12 lead after one quarter and held a 28-24 advantage at the half.

Both offenses sputtered in the third quarter, but the Hornets would take the lead after 24 minutes at 32-31.

In the fourth quarter, the Tigers struggled from the line, making seven of 13 free throws before extra minutes

Henryville’s Reagan Hensley hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime.

CHS (10-5) only scored two points in overtime as they dropped to 1-2 in SAC play.

Katrina Christian led the Tigers with 25 points and 12 rebounds and Nikki Hickman added nine points.

Today, the Tigers will host Christian Academy of Indiana.