No. 2 Stars fend off Owls in victory


Tribune photo by Dennis Dunn/ Seymour senior Logan Personett, left, shoots a layup over Bedford North Lawrence's Jenna Allen during Thursday's Hoosier Hills Conference game at Bedford.

Tribune photo by Dennis Dunn/ Seymour senior Brianna Gillaspy drives toward the basket as Bedford North Lawrence's Brittani Rizzi defends and Seymour senior Sidney Carr (34) looks on during Thursday's Hoosier Hills Conference game at Bedford.


The Seymour girls basketball team found out firsthand Thursday night why Bedford North Lawrence is No. 2 in Class 4A.

The Stars flexed their muscles in the fourth quarter and pulled away for the 58-41 Hoosier Hills Conference win.

BNL (21-0) claimed the HHC championship outright with a perfect 7-0 record, while Seymour (9-12) finished 3-4.

Taylor Gossett hit a basket for the Owls in the third quarter to give them a 24-22 lead, but Dominique McBryde and Brittani Rizzi hit consecutive 3-pointers. The Stars opened a double-digit lead, and the Owls never recovered.

“I just think they made some baskets in the second half,” Owls coach Jason Longmeier said. “We talked about it at halftime a little bit that they are an offensive team. The one thing I told them at halftime is that the shots they were missing in the first half, they were going to knock down in the second half.

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