Local sports roundup: December 6

Boys basketball

Lancers remain perfect

Edinburgh opened its Mid-Hoosier Conference slate with a 75-61 victory at Waldron on Saturday. Caleb Dewey scored 21 points for the Class A No. 5 Lancers (4-0, 1-0), followed by Travis Jones with 20 and Landen Burton with 19.

Cougars pick up first win

Greenwood Christian earned the first victory of the Jackson Williams era on Saturday by edging University, 61-57. Blake Shewmaker led a balanced effort for the Cougars (1-2) with 17 points, followed closely by Matt Teike (16), Max Booher (15) and Ian Reed (nine).

Grizzly Cubs falter late

Seymour outscored visiting Franklin 18-5 in the fourth quarter to pick up a 57-47 win. John Shepard led the Grizzly Cubs (1-2) with 13 points in defeat, while Tristan Coleman and Micah Davis each scored seven.

Royals open with blowout victory

Nine different players scored as Roncalli overwhelmed Shortridge, 69-37, in its season opener. Nolan Tunny paced the Royals with 15 points, while Luke Kegerreis, Jack Moore and Alex Moll added 10 apiece.

Girls basketball

Braves dominate Greencastle

Indian Creek used a balanced lineup to breeze to a 56-29 victory at Greencastle on Saturday. Faith Wiseman scored 13 points for the Braves (6-2, 3-0 WIC), while Lauren Foster and Emilee Scott added nine apiece and Emily Todor and Savannah Hall each contributed eight.

Swimming and diving

Trojans sweep Bull Frogs

Center Grove rolled in dual meet action at Columbus North, with the girls taking a 141-45 victory and the boys winning 107-73. The Trojan girls took all but one event, getting first-place efforts from Kiersten Smith (200 freestyle), Kayla Fischer (200 IM), Lara Phipps (50 free), Mia Prusiecki (diving), Mallory McDonald (100 butterfly), Grace Clarkston (100 free), Kennedy Backner (100 backstroke) and Laney Martlage (100 breatstroke). For the boys, Ben Clarkston won the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke while Garrett Crist took the 200 IM, Vincent Howe the 500 free and Connor Conkin the 100 breast.

Grizzly Cub boys, girls take fourth

Hosting a field full of perennial state contenders, Franklin placed fourth in both the boys and girls meets at the Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday. The Grizzly Cubs won the mixed 250-yard freestyle relay and got individual first-place finishes from Lili Ratzlaff in the 200 freestyle and 400 individual medley as well as Camy Quiggins in diving. Allie Lacy was second in the 50 backstroke and 100 IM.

Warrior girls second at Noblesville

Whiteland’s girls earned a runner-up finish at the Noblesville Invitational, finishing second behind the host Millers in the five-team meet with 363 points. The Warriors were fourth in the boys meet.

Franklin College

Women’s basketball gets league win

Four players scored in double digits as Franklin College got into the HCAC win column with a 74-62 home win over Defiance on Saturday. Destinee Cross led the Grizzlies (3-3, 1-1 HCAC) with 15 points, while CiCi Bailey totaled 13 points and 15 rebounds. Maddie Barnes and Kayla Bruner added 11 points each off the bench.

Men’s basketball edged at home

Despite 10 points and 15 rebounds from Matt Krause, Franklin College ended up on the short end of a 62-59 battle with Defiance, snapping a three-game win streak. Ty Wright had 15 points to pace the Grizzlies (3-2, 1-1 HCAC) in the scoring column.

Swimming and diving sweeps weekend

Franklin College’s men and women both enjoyed a perfect weekend, winning every event while sweeping dual meets against Manchester and Anderson. Emme Egan and Caileigh McCafferty each had four individual wins overall for the Grizzly women, while Erin Perkins and Samantha Phillips had three apiece. For the men, Campbell Coyle, Jack Burke and Kosmo Wojack were three-event winners. Gauge Creech and Faith Jackson swept the men’s and women’s diving events.