ROUNDUP: Athenian and Mountie boys basketball dominate, Wrestlers compete at Invitationals

Boys Basketball


Athenians get back in win column with dominating performance


Crawfordsville boys basketball was looking for a bounce back win Saturday as they traveled to Attica for a battle with the Red Ramblers. The Athenians did just that with an all-around dominating performance in what was a 71-23 victory.


Ian Hensley after being held scoreless in their loss to Lebanon on Friday, bounced back with a 21 point performance to lead all scorers. Cale Coursey had his best offensive game of the season for Crawfordsville with 15 points. Alex Kellerman added 14 and Ziair Morgan had ten.


The Athenians improve to 2-2 (0-1 SAC) on the season and will return to action on Friday as they travel to West Lafayette.


Mounties perfect start continues


After taking home a county and conference win on Friday against North Montgomery, Southmont looked to remain perfect as they traveled to Cloverdale for what could potentially be a sectional opponent. Southmont led 18-5 after one quarter and cruised the rest of the way to another victory, this time by a final score of 58-32.


Avery Saunders continued his streak of 20-point games to lead the Mounties in scoring with 24. Logan Oppy added 16.


The 4-0 (1-0) SAC Mounties will be back in action Friday night as they welcome the Danville Warriors for a girl/boy double-header.


Wrestlers see successful day at WeBo Duals


All three county schools traveled to Western Boone on Saturday to compete in the annual WeBo Duals. It turned out to be a pretty successful day for Crawfordsville, Southmont, and North Montgomery as all took home winning records on the day against fellow Sagamore Conference teams.


Crawfordsville went 3-2 on the day while the Chargers went 4-1. Southmont ended the day with a perfect record of 5-0.


Scores for the Chargers included a 48-34 win over Tri-West, 66-3 over Danville, a close 42-36 loss against Frankfort, a 39-32 win over Lebanon, and a 42-34 win over Western Boone.


For the Mounties scores were 75-6 over Danville, 72-10 over Western Boone, 72-11 over Lebanon, 72-11 over Tri-West, and 43-33 against Frankfort.


Brier Riggle (106), Noah Benge (120), Maddox Cade (132), Marlin Williams (145), Kaden Newgent (152), Wyatt Woodall (195), Collin Martin (220), and Zayden Dunn (Hwt) all ended the day with perfect 5-0 records for Southmont.


Pickett wins FC Wrestling Invite


Fountain Central hosted their wrestling invitational on Saturday and posted a 2-3 record.


Wins came against North Vermillion (60-12) and South Newton (54-18).


Austin Pickett went a perfect 5-0 on the day for the Mustangs and was the champion at 152.