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.

Wrestling

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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