Benter reset the school record with the win
After breaking the school record for most points in a single game on Monday with 48 points, Brownstown Central’s Jack Benter broke his own record just one night later.
The junior guard scored 51 points in Austin as the Braves won 81-45 on the road.
The previous record was held by head coach Dave Benter, Jack’s father, who set it in 1992 with 47 points. That’s a total of 99 points in the last two games from Benter.
In addition to his 51, Parker Hemann and Chase Coomer each scored nine points, Colby Hall had four, Micah Schaefer had four, Adam Stahl two and Carson Darlage two.
With the win, the Braves improve to 11-4 and 5-0 in the Mid-Southern Conference. Brownstown will play at Charlestown on Friday night at The Pit.
Brownstown is ahead of Lawrenceburg
The Brownstown Central girls basketball team went down to the wire in Lawrenceburg on Tuesday night, but the Braves were able to prevail 45-43.
Maddie Heckman had a great night for the Braves with 20 points on 6-of-14 shooting.
Jenna Klosterman and Kaylee Borden each had eight points, Camryn Thompson had four, Harley Tope three and Kelsey Schneider two.
The Braves outscored Lawrenceburg 17-12 in the fourth quarter to secure the victory.
Brownstown is now 16-7 this season and will close out the regular season Thursday at home against North Harrison.
Seymour falls at Charlestown
The Seymour girls basketball team suffered a 54-47 loss at Charlestown on Tuesday night.
Elizabeth Kirby led the Owls in scoring with 13 points tonight. Kendall Stirling had 12, Brooke Trinkle 11, Journey Brown four, Sophie Skidmore had three, Claire Marshall two and Emma Munson two.
The Owls, 12-9 this season, have now lost four straight and will close the regular season Thursday at home against New Albany. These two will then meet again next week in the first round of sectionals.
Hornets drop home game
The Medora girls basketball team hosted Cannelton on Tuesday night and the Bulldogs topped the Hornets 46-28.
Jenna Bowers led Medora with 12 points, Aralyn Hackney scored 10, Madison Rees had four and Peyton Spence scored two.
Medora falls to 4-11 on the season and will play at Dugger Union on Friday night before competing in the Southern Roads Conference tournament on Saturday afternoon. Medora will play the winner of Bloomington Lighthouse and Seven Oaks Classical.
Tigers fall on Mustangs
The Crothersville girls basketball team suffered a 68-11 loss at New Washington on Tuesday night.
Morgan Womack scored five points, Kendall Berry had four and Hallie Burton scored two. Berry and Womack each had a 3-pointer, and Womack added seven rebounds.
The Tigers close the regular season at 0-16 and will prepare for sectionals next week. Crothersville will host the winner of Trinity and Shawe Memorial next Friday night at Rising Sun.
Seymour races up north
The Seymour gymnastics team competed against Bloomington North on Monday night, and the Cougars scored a 109.280 and the Owls scored a 98.650.
Mia Dailey was Seymour’s top finisher on vault, placing second with a score of 8.8. Dailey scored an 8.1 on bars for fifth place and Nev Cockerham was sixth with a 7.75.
On beam, Marlo Korn was sixth in 7.95 and Piper Hawkins was eighth in 7.55. On floor, Grace Lewis was sixth with an 8.9 and Daly was eighth with an 8.7.
In the all-around, Daly was third in 32.85, Cockerham was fourth in 31.85 and Lewis was fifth in 31.4
The Owls will return to Bloomington this Saturday for the Bloomington South Invitational.