12-5 Roundup

12-5 Roundup: Athenians and Chargers get wins in pool



Athenians sweep Warriors and Tigers

Crawfordsville swimming’s schedule is really ramping up.. This past Saturday Cville competed in the Pike Invite, Monday they hosted an always tough Harrison squad then Tuesday CHS was back at it as they hosted a pair of Sagamore Conference foes in Danville and Tri-West. The Athenians however were able to pick up four total wins with both teams coming away with sweeps. Cville boys defeated Lebanon 114-66 and Danville 101-79. The girls were 126-52 winners over Lebanon and 123-62 winners over the Warriors.

Whitman Horton helped the Athenian boys pick up wins in the 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay while he picked up individual wins in the 50 and 100 freestyle. Campbell Mason earned three first place wins in the 500 freestyle along with helping the 200 medley and 400 free relay teams with Horton. For the Athenian girls Guinevere Schmitzer-Torbert picked up wins in the 100 breaststroke, 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay along with a third place finish in the 50 free. Sophia Melevage went 4-4 with the 200 and 400 freestyle relays and the 200 and 500 freestyle.

Crawfordsville will return to the pool next Monday when they travel to Greencastle for a three team meet with the Tiger Cubs and North Vermillion.

Chargers sweep Bison

North Montgomery swimming hosted the Benton Central Bison and the Chargers came away with wins on both sides. The girls continued their very strong start to the season with a 112-67 win to remain a perfect 7-0 on the year. The Charger boys earned an 84-45 win to improve to 2-3.

Winners for the Chargers included Dusty Robinson, Avery Wright, Josh Hunsberger, Annabelle Verduin, Sam Sheetz, Kate Merica, Brooklyn Kearns, Annabel Anderson, and Kylie Sankey.

North will be back in action next Monday when they travel to Clinton Central before preparing for the county meet next Saturday.

Mounties split with Hot Dogs

Southmont swimming hosted Sagamore Conference foe Frankfort and ended up with a split with the Hot Dogs. The boys were 87-71 winners with the girls falling 93-75. Darby Cottrell brought home three first place finishes in the 200 IM, 100 breast, and the 200 freestyle relay. Marley Jones earned wins in the 50 free, 100 fly, and joined Cottrell in the 200 free relay. Amarah Shannon also earned wins in the 200 and 100 free. Hunter Gray for the boys won three of his four events in the 200 and 500 free and the 200 free relay. Trent Reeves won the 50 and 100 free along with the 200 free relay. Michael Schindler rounded out the strong showing for South with wins in the 100 back and 200 free relay.

Girls Basketball

Mustangs snap lengthy losing streak vs Patriots

Fountain Central girls basketball had lost their 11 games against the Seeger Patriots. That streak was snapped on Tuesday when the Mustangs traveled to Seeger and came away with a nail biting 30-28 win. The Mustangs got out to a strong start scoring 15 points in the opening quarter to lead 15-9. Seeger would cut the lead to 18-16 at halftime and the rest of the way would be close between the WRC foes. FC took a 24-21 lead into the final quarter and was able to hold on to secure the big conference win. 

Kacey Kirkpatrick led the Mustangs with 13 points. Hannah Prickett added nine, Brailey Hoagland five and Henley Good three.

Fountain Central continues their strong season with a record of 10-2 on the season and they begin WRC play 1-0. They’ll be back on the road Thursday when they take on North Vermillion.

Chargers suffer SAC loss

North Montgomery girls basketball hosted Sagamore Conference foe Tri-West on Tuesday and fell to the always tough Bruins 45-21. With the loss the Chargers fall to 5-6 (1-1 SAC) on the season and will be back in action next Tuesday when they host West Lafayette.


Mounties secure road win vs Cougars

Southmont wrestling got back in the win column on Tuesday with a 38-33 victory over North Putnam. Brier Riggle (113), Jeffrey Pine (132), Maddox Cade (138), Hunter Alesi (144), Marlin Williams (150), Wyatt Woodall (215), and Ayden Dickerson (285) were winners on the night for the Mounties.

South improves to 3-4 on the season with the win and will travel to compete in the Calumet Duals on Saturday.