Daily Reporter staff report
State-ranked Greenfield-Central split a pair of contests at the Jeffersonville Thanksgiving Tournament on Saturday.
The Cougars lost to No. 4 Pike, 64-31, in the first game of the morning session but beat Martinsville 59-58 in the team’s second game of the day.
Against Pike, Greenfield-Central (4-3) used 10 points from junior wing Brittany Wheeler and nine points from senior forward Madison Wise but could not catch up after trailing 29-5 after the first quarter. Freshman guard Kyrstin Bond also nearly reached double figures with eight points.
In the nightcap, Wise finished with 39 points. Wheeler, Bond and sophomore guard Kate Real added five points apiece in the win.
The Cougars outscored Martinsville 24-12 in the third quarter.
New Palestine tops Perry Meridian
New Palestine’s girls basketball team won its second game in a row Saturday, beating Perry Meridian 54-51.
The Dragons took control with an 11-point run in the second half. Leah Seib had nine points in the run, which put New Palestine up by five. It was 41-39 after three quarters.
Seib led the team with 19 points, while Raegan McMurray added 13 and Haley Harrison 11. Emma Grable contributed seven points.
Mt. Vernon falls to Hamilton Heights
Mt. Vernon lost to Hamilton Heights, 32-26, on Saturday at home for its third consecutive loss after two wins over Connersville and Lawrence Central.
Mt. Vernon falls in close game
Four days after losing in double overtime in a season-opening loss, Mt. Vernon dropped a close contest to Hamilton Heights on Saturday, 57-51.
Marauders sweep through Duals
The Mt. Vernon wrestling team were perfect on Saturday during the Shenandoah Raiders Duals.
The Marauders went 5-0 with seven undefeated wrestlers and eight weight class champions.
The wins push Mt. Vernon’s season record to 7-3 overall. The Marauders travel to Daleville on Wednesday for a dual at 6 p.m.