INDIANAPOLIS - South Dearborn plays host to IHSAA Class 3A girls basketball Sectional 29 starting next Tuesday, Feb. 4, with the state tournament pairings draw made Sunday.
East Central junior guard AJ Messmore (22), whose 24 points led all scorers, drives against Harrison's Matthew Chuck in Saturday's 59-58 overtime rivalry road win. (Sandy Mahoney)
EC's 6'6" Luke Collinsworth (52), who went up against Harrison's 6'4" Connor Kinnett (11) all night, scored 16 points in Saturday's 59-58 overtime road win, leaving him 5 shy of the 1,000-point career mark heading to this Friday's home matchup with Columbus East. (Sandy Mahoney)
HARRISON, Ohio - Leading stateline rival Harrison by 8 after one quarter and 13 (46-33) at the end of three, East Central boys basketball narrowly avoided a stunning collapse to win in overtime, 59
A packed house of nearly 1,400 crowded East Central’s Performing Arts Center to witness the unbeaten Trojan wrestlers’ thrilling 34-30 comeback victory over Cincinnati Elder in the first areaevent of its kind Friday night, Jan. 24. (Sue Story)
Unbeaten East Central 152-pound junior Bryer Hall (top), ranked No. 3 in the Indiana coaches' poll, locks up with Elder senior captain Seth Lambers, ranked No. 9 in Ohio, before Hall's second period pin won the match for the undefeated Trojans, 34-30, Friday, Jan. 24, in EC's packed Performing Arts Center. (Sue Story)
ST. LEON - Friday night’s first-ever wrestling matchup between East Central and Cincinnati Elder, held in EC’s 1,450-seat Performing Arts Center, proved every bit as dramatic as the setting.
HS girls basketball
THURSDAY, JANUARY 23
EAST CENTRAL 69, Franklin Co. 15*
Pendleton Hts. 69, Connersville 26
TUESDAY, JANUARY 28
HS Girls Basketball
South Dearborn at Franklin County (Brookville) (Varsity & Reserve), 6 p.m.