INDIANAPOLIS — Southmont picked up momentum heading into the sectionals next week with a 46-38 regular season finale win over Indianapolis Scecina.
The 14th road game of the season in the 21-game schedule saw the Mounties never trail, although the Crusaders did tie the game at the end of the third quarter.
South moves to 7-14 for the season, as they head into their 2A sectional, which they will host.
Scecina falls to 7-15 as their season ends, and they head into 2A play
COVINGTON — The Crawfordsville boys’ basketball team wrapped up their regular season on Friday night with a 75-68 overtime loss at Covington
Down by as many as 10 in the second half the Athenians were able to force overtime as junior Jesse Hall hit a layup with 6.6 seconds left to tie the game at 64-64.
However in overtime a quick turnover by the Athenians turned into an easy layup by Covington. The next two plays Crawfordsville missed consecutive 3s and failed get a stop
After a summer slate of 30 games, Crawfordsville boys’ basketball was entering the fall ready to make history.
The Athenians were coming off a 18-win season, and poised to chase a second-straight Sagamore Conference title and their first sectional title since 2014.
Things don’t always go as planned though, and the Athenians were thrown a curve-ball with different players in new roles when the season got underway in November.
“It made it really difficult, because the rol
The high school boys’ basketball regular season will conclude on Friday evening, with all three Montgomery County teams looking to end losing skids and head into their respective sectionals on a high note.
Crawfordsville at Covington
Crawfordsville (12-9) rides a two-game losing streak into Covington. The Trojans are 16-6 on the season and ranked No. 8 in Class A.
Jesse Hall leads the Athenians with 15.6 points per game, while Karsten Williamson chips in 10.8 a night. L
NEW MARKET — Southmont senior Emma Ward will continue her academic and basketball career at Hanover College next fall.
Ward will join her sister, Lilly, who is already a member of the women’s basketball program.
“It means the world, because I loved playing with her in high school, and I was so sad on her senior night,” Ward said. “Because I thought that would be the last chance I’d get to play with her, but now I’m blessed to be able to play a whole other four years with
Wabash saw its 2019-2020 basketball season ended Tuesday night with a 75-69 loss to Denison University in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament.
The Little Giants (17-9) were unable to overcome a hot-shooting Big Red (11-15) squad. Denison hits 27-of-57 shots from the field (47.4 percent) and connected on 12-of-24 three-point attempts (50 percent).
Wabash meanwhile never found its long range shot, finishing 7-of-25 from thr
It was a Saturday afternoon, and in the basement of Southmont High School Craig Carrell was busy doing laundry.
He had just guided his Mountie junior-varsity team to a win over North Montgomery, and had to prepare for the varsity Sugar Creek Classic game at Crawfordsville just a few hours later.
With the uniforms fresh, and players arriving to catch the bus, Carrell moved into the fieldhouse to watch the wrestling team in the Mountie Invitational.
It was one Mountie coa
The IHSAA released the brackets for the 110th annual boys’ basketball state tournament on Sunday.
In Class 2A Sectional No. 38 at Western Boone, Fountain Central (10-13) will play the host Stars (10-11) in the second quarterfinal game on Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Clinton Prairie (16-4) awaits the winner in Friday’s second semifinal.
On the other side of the bracket, Rossville (15-6) will play Carroll (Flora) (12-8), with Seeger (9-12) waiting in the first semifinal.
Now that the sectional draw has been made for the 2019-2020 tournament it would only be wise to look back at the past history of our county schools.
Of course, Crawfordsville has the most post-season tournaments, titles and games played. Afterall the school has been playing in the postseason since 1911 when it defeated Lebanon for the first boys’ state title 24-17 at Assembly Hall in Bloomington.
Since that time the Athenians have played 355 postseason games. Overall, Cra
NEW MARKET —The Southmont boys’ basketball team used a strong defensive effort to send their seniors off with a 57-36 win over Fountain Central on Saturday night.
At the end of the third quarter Southmont (6-13) had only surrendered 19 points as they led 39-19. A 17-point fourth quarter by the Mustangs (10-13) was answered by an 18-point quarter from the Mounties as they cruised to a win.
“We just shot the ball about as poorly as we’re going to tonight,” Fountain Central