PLAINFIELD — The Greenfield-Central girls basketball team charged back from a 25-20 halftime deficit to force overtime Tuesday night, but the host Plainfield Quakers held on to escape with a 39-34 win.
The Cougars outscored the Quakers 12-7 in the second half to tie the game 32 at the end of regulation. However, Plainfield (12-6) turned the tables 7-2 in overtime to win its fifth straight.
Hannah Farrell led the Cougars with a double-double, scoring 19 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. She went 7 of 9 from the free-throw line.
Greenfield-Central’s Lydia McIntire had six points. Brittany Wheeler added four points, and Madge Weidner chipped in three. Wheeler also recorded three blocks.
The Cougars are 6-12 on the season and host Hoosier Heritage Conference foe New Castle at 6 p.m. Friday.
Boys and girls swimming
Royals sweep past Lions
The Eastern Hancock swimming teams swept past the host Liberty Christian Lions in Anderson on Tuesday night.
The Royals boys team defeated the Lions 102-40. The Royals girls won 95-24.
Chris Walton set a school record time in the 200-yard freestyle with a 1:55.25. Overall, 13 Royals competitors established personal bests.
Season bests were posted by Elise Huffman (100 free), Tatum Profitt (100 breaststroke), Matt Carter (100 breaststroke and 50 free), and Lane Coffin (100 butterfly).
Eastern Hancock hosts Bishop Chatard at 6 tonight.