New Albany and Silver Creek got off to a slow start offensively Saturday evening, combining for just 27 first-half points, but the visiting Bulldogs turned it on late and rolled the Dragons 55-36. New Albany went for 37 points in the second half.
Julyen Condra led New Albany (3-1) with 13 points, while Kelsy Taylor added an 11-point, 10-rebound double-double. It’s the fourth straight double-figure scoring output for Condra to start the season. She’s averaging 12.8 points per game for the Bulldogs.
Now 1-3 on the year, the Dragons were led by Abby May’s 10 points. They committed 18 turnovers on the night.
New Albany looks to make it three wins in a row on Friday against Class 2A No. 3 Providence at home. Silver Creek travels to Charlestown (1-1) on Wednesday.
Bloomington South 49, Jeffersonville 43: The Red Devils fell to 0-2 Saturday on the road despite keeping within striking distance throughout. Jeffersonville trailed by two after one, five at halftime and six after three quarters. The Red Devils, who host Silver Creek Friday at 7:30 p.m., have lost their first two games by a combined eight points. Jacinta Gibson led Jeffersonville Saturday with 11 points. Jaylynn Brown had nine points, and Jasmine Lilly posted seven.
Eastern 59, Southwestern 35: After scoring only four points in Friday’s loss at North Harrison, Rachel Stewart responded admirably for the Musketeers on Saturday, tallying a game-high 27 to lead Eastern (2-1) to a win in Hanover. Stewart had 11 points at the half and posted 12 in the third quarter. Taylor Drury added 23 points and 10 rebounds for Eastern after a 22-point effort against North Harrison. The Musketeers are back in action Friday at home against Borden (1-0).
Floyd Central 76, Evansville Harrison 27: The Highlanders (2-1) on Friday night forced 49 turnovers en route to a sizeable win — their second consecutive road victory. Sophia Gianfagna led Floyd Central with 23 points. Lindsey Dorsch added 16 off the bench. Floyd Central welcomes Scottsburg (1-1) on Thursday.
Scottsburg 85, Indianapolis Broad Ripple 25: The Warriors, who led 40-8 at halftime Saturday, put a stamp on their first win of the season in a big way, routing the Rockets on the road. Scottsburg travels to Floyd Central on Thursday before a matchup with Class 3A No. 2 North Harrison next Saturday.
Corydon 52, Henryville 50: The Panthers (3-1) held off the Hornets (5-1) in the Battle at First Capitol Tournament at Henryville Saturday. Corydon handled Lanesville 64-42 to clinch a spot in the championship. Henryville beat Tell City 54-43.
Other area girls basketball scores
Borden 75, Clarksville 21
Rock Creek 51, Cannelton 45
South Central 72, Heritage Hills 69
Austin 65, West Washington 43
Christian Academy 64, New Washington 53
Brownstown 46, Paoli 40