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Seasons end for girls at sectional

The season is over for girls basketball teams in Montgomery County.

Crawfordsville, Southmont and North Montgomery all saw their seasons end in the sectional.

Southmont’s girls basketball season came to an end Friday with a 63-35 Class 3A Sectional 25 loss to Greencastle.

Claire Remley and Paige Knowling each had five points for South, and five players had three rebounds each. For the game, the Mounties were 14-of-37 from the field, 3-of-12 from long range and 4-of-14 from the line. They had 17 turnovers that resulted in 22 Greencastle points.

For the fourth time in five years, the North Montgomery girls basketball season ended in the first game of the sectional as the Chargers fell to Benton Central 67-24 on Friday.

North Montgomery head coach Ryan Nuppnau knew going into the game the Chargers (7-15) had a tough task ahead of them after the Bison (20-6) beat the Chargers 53-18 earlier in the regular season.

The Chargers ended their season on a on a nine-game losing streak. This was the final game for seniors Caroline McClaskey, Kesley Sabens, Joy Shirar and manager Ashlynn Voorhees.

North Montgomery was led in scoring by McClaskey’s nine points. Benton Central placed three girls in double figures and was led by sophomore Kelsey Coffman’s 17 points. Sophomore Audrey Strawsma added 13 and junior Emma Fisher added 12.

Crawfordsville’s girls basketball season came to an end Tuesday with a 67-19 loss to Benton Central in the 3A Section 25 tournament.

The loss closes the Athenians season at 2-21, while the Bison move to 19-6 and advance to the sectional semifinals against Southmont.

Crawfordsville was led in scoring by Lauren Kellerman, as the sophomore had eight points. Chloie Livesay and Peyton Sinnet each had a three-pointer, Melia Tomlinson had a field goal, while Megan Simmons and Emma Balaz had two and one free throws each.

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