Jeffersonville girls basketball improved to 2-0 in Hoosier Hills Conference play with a 66-52 win at Jennings County (2-3, 0-1) Tuesday. Now, 3-2 overall, the Red Devils sit atop league standings alongside Columbus East.
Freshman Nan Garcia led Jeffersonville with 16 points. The Red Devils’ Jasmine Lilly, Chelsea Gibson and Makiyah Owens each added nine points, with Britney Epperson and Jacinta Gibson chipping in eight and six, respectively. Jeffersonville held off Sidney Gerkin and Brooklyn Gaines, who combined for 37 points for the Panthers.
The Red Devils are set to host their annual holiday tournament Saturday. Jeffersonville takes on Martinsville at 10 a.m. to open play.
Seymour 43, Floyd Central 36: The Highlanders took a 33-28 lead into the fourth quarter but managed only three points the rest of the way en route to a stinging loss at home. Floyd Central fell to 0-2 in conference play and 3-3 overall.
The Highlanders host Bloomington North Saturday. The Owls (3-2, 1-1) welcome Rushville to Seymour on Friday.
Scottsburg 46, Austin 43: The Warriors (2-3, 1-1 Mid-Southern) shook off the Eagles (3-1, 0-1) late to hand the visitors their first loss of the season. Austin entered Tuesday’s matchup ranked seventh in the latest Class 2A coaches poll.
Salem 67, West Washington 50: The Lions moved to 3-2 with a win over county rival West Washington (5-4) Tuesday. Salem, who meets 2A No. 9 Eastern Saturday, is 3-0 against the Senators in the past three seasons.
Columbus East 49, Brownstown 31
Charlestown 74, New Washington 56
New Washington boys basketball for the second consecutive season knocked off Charlestown in both teams’ season opener by way of a 52-49 decision on the road. The Pirates (0-1) dropped a three-point decision to the Mustangs (1-0) last year at home, too.
The Pirates are off for more than a week before a matchup with rival Silver Creek on the road Dec. 1. Charlestown has lost its past five meetings with the Dragons, who fell 50-47 in overtime against Henryville Tuesday.
Clarksville 47, Rock Creek 44: The Generals (1-0) picked up their first win over the Lions (0-1) since a 68-59 triumph in 2013 with a victory to open the season Tuesday night at home.
Seymour 56, Corydon 50: Tyler Bloom and Alan Perry poured in 15 and 14 points, respectively, to pace the Owls (1-0) to a season-opening win over the Panthers (0-1). Dylan Wilson was in double figures for Seymour, too, with 11. Bradley Nalley led Corydon with 13 points.
Shawe Memorial, 48, Medora 33: The Hilltoppers (1-0) opened the season with a win over visiting Medora behind 20 points from Schuyler Edwards. Shawe will travel to New Washington on Saturday.
Borden 50, Eastern 43
North Harrison 64, South Central 31
BNL 56, Brown County 44