Local roundup – December 4

Boys basketball

Trojans remain unbeaten

Trayce Jackson Davis scored 35 points and Nate McLain added 20 as Center Grove stayed perfect on the year with a 77-68 home win against Bloomington North on Saturday.

The seventh-ranked Trojans improved to 4-0.

Lancers steamroll Waldron

Christian Cox led a balanced lineup with 16 points as Edinburgh capped a solid weekend with a 70-34 thumping of Waldron in its Mid-Hoosier Conference opener on Saturday.

Bryce Burton and Coltan Henderson added 13 points apiece for the Lancers (3-1, 1-0).

Owls hold off Grizzly Cubs

Franklin tried to rally back from a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter but came up short in a 72-65 setback against Seymour on Saturday.

Blaine Wentzell had 19 points and Reece Thomson added 18 for the Grizzly Cubs (0-3).

Girls basketball

Braves rebound with win

Addie Rund paced a balanced lineup with nine points as Indian Creek edged Crispus Attucks, 42-34, on Saturday.

Stevye Gonzalez added eight points and Caitlyn Snyder had seven for the Braves (5-5).

Woodmen fall to Artesians

Greenwood suffered a 69-41 loss to No. 20 Martinsville on Saturday afternoon. Bailee Taft paced the Woodmen (6-4, 0-2 Mid-State) with 13 points.

Swimming & diving

Trojans split with Bull Dogs

Center Grove’s girls defeated Columbus North 115-71 on Saturday to help salvage a split. The Trojan boys were defeated, 108-78.

Devin Trammell won the 200-yard individual medley and 100 butterfly for Center Grove, and she also swam on the winning medley relay. Other individual winners for the Trojans included Hailey Bellian (50 freestyle), Jillian Castor (500 freestyle), Caitlin Hubbs (100 breaststroke) and Sarah Kempf (diving).

Tony Gipson (butterfly) and Raiden Finchum (breaststroke) were winners for Center Grove in the boys meet.


Trojans take four of five

Center Grove won four matches in its Saturday invitational at Bloomington South, losing only to the host school. The Trojans (4-1) defeated Columbus North, Martinsville, Bloomington North and Lawrence North.

Alex Petro (113 pounds), Peyton Pruett (145), Gleason Mappes (160) and Jonah Hays (170) each went a perfect 5-0 on the day.

Franklin College

Men’s hoops edged by No. 7 Hanover

A bid for a home upset came up a bit short for the Franklin men on Saturday, as seventh-ranked Hanover held on for a 75-68 triumph.

The Grizzlies (1-5, 0-1 HCAC) led 49-48 in the second half before the visitors responded with a 13-2 run to take the lead for good. Franklin got no closer than three after that.

Danny Goggans led the way for the Grizzlies with 17 points. Sam Gutierrez finished with 16, while John Beineke and Kale Morris each added 12.

Women’s basketball comes up shy

Franklin’s women tried for a comeback win of their own against Hanover, but the Grizzlies couldn’t get over the hump in a 66-59 defeat.

Freshman Bayleigh Walker collected 18 points and 19 rebounds in defeat for the Grizzlies (0-3, 0-1 HCAC). Kelsey Smith and Erin Bradley contributed 14 and 13 points, respectively.