Local sports roundup: November 24

Swimming and diving

Grizzly Cubs sweep Bull Dogs

Franklin rolled past Columbus North on Tuesday, with the girls beating the host Bull Frogs 136-50 and the boys taking a 103-77 win in their opener. Lili Ratzlaff (200 IM, 100 backstroke) and Allie Lacy (100 free, 100 breaststroke) were both double winners for the Grizzly Cubs girls, who also got victories from Paige Lawrence (200 free), Cami Quiggins (diving), Jaynie Salyers (100 butterfly), Jenna Miller (500 free) and all three relay teams. Anthony Ries won the 200 freestyle and the 100 fly for the boys, while Isaac Layton took the 200 IM and 500 free and Callum Buchanan (100 free) and Franco Chirinos (100 breast) scored single first-place finishes.

Warriors manage split

Whiteland split its dual meet against Shelbyville, with the girls taking a 125-52 victory and the boys falling by a 91-56 score. The Warrior girls swept the relays and got two individual wins each from Amelia Edens (200 and 500 freestyle) and Gwen Prellis (100 butterfly, 100 backstroke), as well as first-place efforts from Sydney Hall (200 IM), Olivia Holmes (diving) and Karina Lopez (100 breaststroke). For the boys, Zach Brodnik took the 100 free and the backstroke, Marcus King won the breaststroke and that duo helped Whiteland win the 200 free relay.


Trojans dominate Pioneers

Center Grove opened its season with an 80-0 home win over Mooresville on Tuesday. The Trojans got wins by fall from Charlie LaRocca (103 pounds), Edward Goss (113), Reese Courtney (120), Wyatt Kresja (132), Hayden Watson (152), Lucas Shoemaker (152) and Trey Deckard (220). Michael Tharpe and Drew Mills won by tech fall at 126 and 138 pounds, respectively, while Noah Clouser won by major decision at 170.

Girls basketball

Braves roll past Hornets

Faith Wiseman and Lauren Foster scored 14 points apiece and Emily Todor added 13 as Indian Creek coasted to a 58-16 win over Beech Grove on Tuesday. Ayla Lollar added seven points for the Braves (3-2).

Franklin College

Women’s basketball wins at buzzer

A buzzer-beating 3-pointer from freshman Georgia Hanauer lifted Franklin College to a 62-59 home win over Principia on Tuesday night. Jessica Nix led the Grizzlies (2-2) with 13 points, while CiCi Bailey collected 16 rebounds.

Men’s basketball tops Centre

Ty Wright put in a career-best 25 points and Matt Krause added 16 points and 13 boards in Franklin College’s 75-64 victory at Centre. Mitch O’Mara added eight points and eight assists for the Grizzlies (2-1).