Local roundup – February 12

Boys basketball

Grizzly Cubs edged in OT

Thomas Myers hit a free throw with no time remaining on the clock in overtime to allow Columbus East squeak out a 63-62 victory against visiting Franklin on Saturday afternoon.

Reece Thomson paced the Grizzly Cubs (12-7) with 18 points. Drew Byerly finished with 15 points, while Blaine Wentzell had 13 and Cory Richards added 11.

Warriors win shootout

Whiteland made 10 of its 20 3-point attempts, maintaining a sharp shooting touch throughout its 85-74 home win against Shelbyville on Saturday.

Brennan Neal’s 18 points paced five players in double figures for the Warriors (9-10). Luke Helton had 16 points, Carter Crowe 15, Riley Higdon 12 and Cole Ferguson 11. Whiteland iced the game by making 25 of 30 free throws.

Woodmen win third straight

Eric Moenkhaus scored his 1,000th career point on a late clinching foul shot as Greenwood extended its win streak to three with a 69-64 home triumph against Marion on Saturday.

Braydon Kincaid also notched his 270th career assist for the Woodmen (12-6), becoming the school’s all-time leader in that category.

Franklin College

Women’s basketball rallies for win

Down by as many as 16 points, Franklin College battled back to pull out a 72-68 home victory against Mount St. Joseph on Saturday.

Bayleigh Walker scored 24 points in just 20 minutes of action for the Grizzlies (7-15, 6-10 HCAC), who clawed their way back after falling into an early 33-17 hole.

Men’s basketball drops home finale

Despite 20 points from Sam Gutierrez, Franklin College came up short against Mount St. Joseph, 80-70, in its final home game of the season Saturday.

Borden Kennedy and Kale Morris each added 14 points for the Grizzlies (8-15, 7-9 HCAC), while John Beineke finished with 13.