Prep roundup: Greenfield-Central earns conference win over Shelbyville


Greenfield-Central head coach Bradley Key talks with his players during a timeout in a game earlier this season. The Cougars won their eighth game of the year Tuesday against Shelbyville.

Greenfield-Central’s girls basketball team outscored Shelbyville 32-20 in the second half, pulling away from a tight game and earn a 61-47 Hoosier Heritage Conference victory Tuesday at Dellen Automotive Gymnasium.

It was the Cougars second straight HHC victory. They are 8-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference. Shelbyville dropped to 7-5 and 1-3.

After Greenfield-Central got out to a 16-10 first-quarter lead, Shelbyville rallied to cut it to 29-27 at halftime.

The Cougars outscored the Golden Bears 13-9 in the third quarter and 19-11 in the final period.

Madison Sonsini led the Cougars with 20 points. Frosh Izzy Silcox had 17 and Chaney Brown added 15.

Greenfield-Central is back in action Saturday with another HHC matchup. The Cougars travel to Delta (7-5, 1-3).


New Pal sweeps Pendleton

New Palestine’s boys and girls swimming and diving teams earned victories over Pendleton Heights at the New Palestine Natatorium Tuesday.

The boys team won 125-60 and the girls won 103-83.

New Palestine’s boys team won nine events.

The Dragons boys won nine events, including two of three relays.

Dontae Thompson took home the top spot in the 200-yard freestyle (2:00.33) and 100 freestyle (52.44 seconds). Jake Myers was first in the 200 IM (2:14.49), Aidan Stephens won the 1-meter diving (187.65). Dawson Lynch added a victory in the 100 butterfly (58.48), while James Watson, in the 500 freestyle (5:30.28), and Aidan Kingery, in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.32), also had wins.

Reese Cox, Kingery, Watson and Liam Fuller won the 200 medley relay (1:48.87) and Lynch, Ashton Turner, Watson and Thompson won the 400 free relay (3:37.92).

The girls team was victorious in six events.

Sullie Leavell was a double-winner, taking the 50 freestyle (25.87) and 100 freestyle (1:07.27) races. Adrianna Huston was first the 100 freestyle (57.73) and Lillie Abernathy won the 100 breaststroke (1:10.02).

Rachel Hamilton, Leavell, Chloe Siler and Huston won the 200 free relay (1:48.11) and Leavell, Siler, Abernathy and Huston won the 400 free relay (3:56.02).

Cougars beat Marauders

Greenfield-Central’s girls swimming and diving team earned a 139-47 victory over Mt. Vernon at the Greenfield-Central pool on Monday.