County squads drop games: Boys, girls basketball teams, wrestlers come up short

The Crothersville boys basketball team took a 15-11 first-quarter lead Saturday, but visiting Rock Creek Academy outscored the Tigers 18-7 in the second quarter to take the lead for good.

The Tigers went into the locker room trailing 29-22, but the Lions outscored the home team 31-23 during the final 16 minutes to secure the 60-45 win.

Gene Hodge scored 22 points to lead the Tigers (2-2). He hit five field goals, including three from the 3-point line, and was 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. Brian Money tossed in 17 points.

Rock Creek (3-2) had three players score in double figures.

On Friday, Crothersville will play host to Springs Valley.

Indianapolis Tindley 57, Trinity Lutheran 40

Trinity Lutheran went 0-2 in weekend road games, losing 80-46 Friday at Switzerland County and 57-40 Saturday at Indianapolis Tindley.

The Cougars allowed Switzerland County to jump on top 20-10 through one quarter and couldn’t ­recover. Craig Stuckwisch led Trinity with 15 points, while four Pacers scored in double figures. That included Chase Ritch, who scored a game-high 27 points all from 3-point land.

On Saturday, Trinity held a 13-11 edge through one quarter before being outscored 32-16 during the next two quarters. Luke Stuckwisch led the Cougars with 13 points, and Craig Stuckwisch had 11.

The Cougars will take a 1-3 record into Saturday’s game at Jac-Cen-Del.

Girls basketball

West Washington 74, Medora 50

Medora and host West Washington were knotted at 32 at halftime Saturday, but the Senators outscored the visitors 26-7 in the third quarter to pull away. They went on to win 74-50.

Medora’s Ashley Lambert scored a season-high 20 points, and she had seven rebounds and three assists. Monika Bevers had a double-double of 14 points and 13 rebounds.

West Washington’s Tori Packwood led all scorers with 34 points.

Medora fell to 3-5 and Tuesday will play at Crothersville.


Owls struggle at Hoosier Hills Conference duals

The Seymour wrestling team began competition in the Hoosier Hills Conference duals Friday at Bedford by going 0-2, and then the Owls lost three more matches Saturday at Jeffersonville.

At Bedford, Seymour had a 66-15 setback to Jennings County. Matthew Ruddick (145) won a decision 11-8; Adam Wolka (285) won by pin, and Josh Rohde (113) received a forfeit for the Owls’ points.

The Owls then had a tough 39-37 loss to Bedford North Lawrence. Recording pins for Seymour were Levi Hill (126), Zefe Trejo (138), Keenan Bohall (152) and Richard Rohde (170). Ruddick won by major decision 9-1; Josh Rohde won by decision 9-2, and Drake Spencer (120) received a forfeit.

At Jeffersonville, Seymour lost to Floyd Central 74-6, Jeffersonville 60-15 and Columbus East 59-18. Going 1-2 for the Owls were Hill, Trejo, Ruddick, Wolka, Spencer, Marcus Baurle (160) and Tristan Sitterding (182).

Seymour is back in action Tuesday at home against Scottsburg.

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