Local roundup – January 16

Girls basketball

Trojans fall to Roncalli

Center Grove was defeated by Roncalli, 52-41, on Saturday. Ella Thompson led the way for the Trojans (13-5) with 18 points, all of them coming on 3-point shots. Cassidy Hardin added 12 points.

Cougars finish in fifth place

Greenwood Christian hosted the PAAC playoff game on Saturday. The Cougars (10-7) finished in fifth place after defeating Seton Catholic, 49-28.

Morristown too much for Lancers

Edinburgh lost to Morristown on the road Saturday, 66-34, falling to 6-12 on the season.


Trojans place fourth in MIC

Center Grove came in fourth place at the MIC Tournament on Saturday. The Trojans finished with a team score of 159. Carmel took first place with 215.5, followed by Warren Central with 197 and Lawrence Central with 171.

Logan Coyle (145 pounds), Gleason Mappes (160) and Jonah Hays (170) led the way for Center Grove, all finishing 3-0 on the day.

Franklin College

Men’s basketball edged by Anderson

Franklin was defeated by Anderson University in a nail-biter Saturday, 102-101. John Beineke led the offense with a stellar 29-point game. Aaron Mann followed with 26 points, a team-high seven rebounds, three assists and three steals.

With the loss, the Grizzlies fall to 4-10 overall, 1-6 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Women’s basketball defeats Anderson

Franklin came out on top against Anderson University, 71-54. Lauren DeSutter led the Grizzlies (7-7, 5-3 HCAC) 14 points, five assists, and five steals. Sarah Taylor added 13 points and Emily Alfrey had seven rebounds.

Women’s swimming tops No. 15 DePauw

Franklin got the better of local nemesis and 15th-ranked DePauw over the weekend, picking up a 155-125 victory.

Amy McCormick won the 1,000 and 200 freestyles back to back and . Kaitlin Mans took first in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and swam on the winning medley relay, while relay teammate Regina Solik swept the 50 and 100 freestyle races.

Brianna Gunning also had multiple wins for the Grizzlies (10-0), taking the 1- and 3-meter diving events.

Men’s swimming ties DePauw

Facing a DePauw team ranked among the nation’s top 10, Franklin College battled its way to a 147-147 draw.

With the Grizzlies (9-0-1) trailing early, Sam Hall and Mac Howard got the comeback started by winning the 100 backstroke and 200 butterfly, respectively. Jacob Keener added a sweep of the two diving events, and after Arthur Schneider won the 100 freestyle, Hall took first in the 200 backstroke.

James Hone won the 100 butterfly and Schneider took the 200 individual medley. Then, in the final event, Hone, Nick Allen, Bailey Willoughby and Schneider took the 400 freestyle relay to salvage the tie.