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East Central's Kyla Maxwell (right) scored a career-high 20 points on 8-8 field goals and 4-6 free throw shooting in Wednesday's 65-28 season-opening EIAC girls basketball win at South Dearborn. (Sandra Lunsford)

Kyrstin Bond (right), who led South Dearborn with 11 points, steps up for the steal against East Central's Megan Caudy in Wednesday's 65-28 season opener at Aurora.

While SD's Brooke Huddleston drives to the basket, the South Dearborn student section displays a wide variety of Halloween costumes in Wednesday night's earliest girls basketball season opener ever. (Sandra Lunsford)

East Central's Logan Cox (5) gets caught in a pinch between South Dearborn defenders Elsa Meek (40) and Kyrstin Bond, losing the basketball, in the Lady Trojans' 65-28 season-opening win Wednesday, Oct. 31. Cox finished with 14 points, 8 rebounds.

EC's Abby Koch takes a seat under defensive pressure from South Dearborn's Bryanna LaGreca and Brooke Huddleston in Wednesday's 65-28 girls basketball season opener. (Sandra Lunsford)

MAXWELL'S 20 LEADS EC IN SEASON OPENER

AURORA - Sophomore Kyla Maxwell opened East Central's girls basketball season with a career-high 20 points as the Lady Trojans posted a 65-28 win at South Dearborn Wednesday night.

No, it’s not an optical illusion. Edgewood High School, East Central’s host for Friday night’s Class 4A Sectional 23 championship playoff game, carpeted its football field with bright red artificial turf over the summer. (Edgewood Athletics)

EC WILL SEE RED AT EDGEWOOD

East Central football will see red when it travels to Edgewood's Mustang Corral for Friday night's Class 4A Sectional 23 championship game.

Yards and yards of red carpet.

Juliana Kemper, Lawrenceburg's All-State junior guard/forward, averaged a double-double last season at 21.8 points and 10.5 rebounds per game, ranking 13th among Indiana prep scoring leaders.

Seniors Makenna White (with ball) and Jenna Farmer (21) are two of four returning starters for Lawrenceburg girls basketball, which finished 20-4 last season.

LADY TIGERS TIP OFF WITH SIGHTS SET HIGH

AWRENCEBURG - After 30-plus years of losing basketball seasons, dating back to the early 1980s, Lawrenceburg's Lady Tigers have seen dramatic improvement in each of their five years under head coac

The start of the 2018-19 girls basketball season finds East Central’s 6’3” All-State center/forward Alyssa Robben sidelined with a kneecap injury she suffered in July.

Pressed into duty as an EC freshman last year due to a plethora of injuries, guard/forward Kyla Maxwell quickly became a key contributor in the Lady Trojans' basketball lineup.

EC GIRLS BATTLING INJURIES AGAIN

ST. LEON - East Central girls basketball almost lost program-building head coach Kevin Moore (139-65) in the summer prior to his 10th season with the Lady Trojans.

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