Seven Eastern Hancock wrestlers entered the Richmond Regional on Saturday and two advanced, moving on to the New Castle Semistate this weekend.
Josh Robinson placed third at heavyweight to earn a semistate berth. He improved to 34-6 on the season by pinning Lawrenceburg’s Justin Rice in 38 seconds during the quarterfinals.
After losing in the semifinals, Robinson bounced back with a 4:34 pin against Knightstown’s Burias Wisner for third in his weight class.
Jordyn Wills placed fourth at 145 pounds to earn a trip to New Castle. He punched his ticket with a sudden victory overtime win over East Central’s Gabe Lane 5-3 in the quarterfinals. Wills is 30-8 on the season.
Cougars fall to Woodmen
The Greenfield-Central boys basketball team’s two-game winning streak came to an end Saturday afternoon as visiting Greenwood won 51-47.
The Woodmen grabbed a 14-9 lead in the first quarter before the Cougars pulled ahead by one point at halftime, 23-22.
Greenwood regrouped in the second half, however, outscoring Greenfield-Central 29-24 to win.
The Cougars are now 8-10 on the season and travel to Knightstown on Thursday night before heading to Franklin County on Friday.
Millers halt Marauders
The host Noblesville Millers were anything but gracious on Saturday, defeating Mt. Vernon 34-32 on Saturday afternoon.
The Marauders led 18-13 at halftime before the Millers charged ahead and held on to win 34-32. The loss snapped Mt. Vernon’s winning streak at two games.
Erick Shepherd paced the Marauders with eight points and six rebounds. James McCloud had six rebounds and six points. Logan Smith had four rebound and four steals to go with seven points. Michael Ertel finished with six points.
The Marauders travel to Indianapolis Howe today and host Lawrence Central on Saturday.
Bulldogs nip Royals
The host Lapel Bulldogs defended their home court on Saturday, defeating the Eastern Hancock Royals 52-43.
The loss dropped the Royals to 10-7 on the season as Lapel built a 28-17 lead by halftime and never looked back.
Brycen Napier led the Royals with 15 points and two assists. The junior was 2-for-2 from the foul line and 3 of 4 from 3-point range.
A.J. Muegge had eight points along with Jacob Eischen, who also had eight rebounds. Addison True had five points and five rebounds.
The Royals travel to Triton Central tonight and head to Indianapolis Broad Ripple on Saturday.