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Tuesday county wrap: G-C, MV girls teams win

January 24, 2013
Hancock County Sports

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Greenfield-Central 40, Yorktown 36: The Cougars clinched at least a tie for third place in the HHC with a home victory over Yorktown.

G-C is now 8-10 overall, but 4-3 in HHC play after its fourth victory in its last five games.

Shelby Oldham led a balanced attack with 10 points. Sara Jones and Shelby Davis scored six each, while Regan Lewis and Emily Koers each scored five.

Justine Irelan had 13 points to lead Yorktown (14-5, 3-4). 

The game was close throughout -- G-C trailed 9-8 after a quarter, but led 17-16 at half and 28-26 after three.

The Cougars next play Tuesday, Jan. 29 at home against Whilteand in G-C's Senior Night.

G-C won the JV game 47-26 behind 12 points from Amanda Gruell.

Mt. Vernon 56, New Castle 39: The Marauders improved to 15-3 on the season with their fourth straight victory.

Per the Indianapolis Star, Sadie Baugh led MV with 14 points, while Sydney Shelton added 13 and Shaely Duff scored 12.

The Marauders are now 10-0 away from home this season with two more road games left -- Saturday at Delta and Feb. 1 at North Central.

C-team basketball: Greenfield-Central beat Scecina 44-40 behind 11 points from Owen Smith. New Palestine beat Mt. Vernon 42-16 on Monday behind 12 points from Cody Long and 10 by Jaret Rightley. NP is now 10-2 on the year.


Dragons fall to Whiteland: Freshman Shannon Jones set New Palestine's school record in diving in a dual meet against Whiteland. Grant Gish also set a top-10 time in the 200 IM.

The Dragon girls fell 98-88, while the boys fell 92-88 to the Warriors.

Jones scored 201.5 for six dives, beating a record of 193.4 set by Carly Holden in 1999.

Grant Gish also had a top-10 time, going 2:14.95 in the 200 IM to win the race. It was the ninth fastest such time in school history.

In the girls meet, winners for the Dragons were Emily Trimpe in the 200 freestyle, Erin Trimpe in the 100 freestyle and the 200 medley relay of Megan Prosser, Erin Trimpe, Emily Trimpe and Addison Virt. Individual seconds went to Katie Mustard in the 200 IM with a season-best time, Rachel Wineman in the 50 freestyle, Tricia Roberson in the 100 butterfly, Virt in the 100 freestyle with a season-best time and Megan Prosser in the 100 backstroke.

In the boys meet, other winners for the Dragons were Conner Page in diving, Luke Steigerwalt in the 100 butterfly and Jake Mitchell in the 100 breaststroke with a season-best time. Individual seconds for NP were to Todd Horn in the 50 freestyle, Cord Baird in diving, Gish in the 100 freestyle, Parker Horn in the 500 freestyle with a season-best time and Chris Dodd in the 100 breaststroke.

Others swimming season-best times were Megan Young in the 200 medley relay and 100 breaststroke, Hannah Ayer in diving, Becca Digney in the 100 freestyle, Kayla Jameson and Lily Horn in the 500 freestyle, Claire Hornsby in the 100 backstroke,

David Thompson in the 200 medley relay, Todd Horn in the 100 freestyle, Luke Steigerwalt in the 100 breaststroke, Kelley Murphy and Parker Horn in the 400 free relay.


New Palestine 100.775, Morristown 65.125: The Dragons improved to 4-0 on the season with the victory Tuesday night.

Kenzi Hoffman won the All-Around with a score of 35.15. She was first on vault (9.15), beam (8.75) and floor (8.85) and second on uneven bars. Shelly Huesman won bars (8.45) and was third on vault. She was fifth on both beam and floor and third in the all-around. Kaytlin Fee was second in the all-around, finishing second on vault and beam and third on bars and floor.

Others placing for NP were Kyle Zehner (t4th vault, t6th bars, 3rd beam, 4th floor, 6th all-around), Ciarra Hough (6th vault, t5th bars, 4th beam, 2nd floor, 5th all-around), Annabelle Dockins (t4th vault, t5th bars), Julie Hilton (5th vault) and Savannah Eldridge (t6th bars).

The Dragons next compete Thursday at Roncalli.

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