COLUMBUS, Ind. - East Central girls basketball senior Logan Cox was a nominee for District 3 Player of the Week for Nov. 5-10, coordinated by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.
ST. LEON - Tipping off less than two hours after their football team’s playoff run at a state championship was derailed, East Central’s Lady Trojans made a bad day at St.
East Central’s Trevor Becker kneels on the Trojan Field turf to reflect the host team’s emotions, while Evansville Central’s David Payne (28) and teammates celebrate the Bears’ 28-24 Class 4A regional victory Saturday.
Alex Maxwell’s end zone interception with 3:55 remaining seemed to seal East Central’s regional win Saturday, but the Trojans couldn’t close out the game.
Caden Browndyke (48) kicked a school record 50-yard field goal at 8:46 in the third quarter to give East Central a 17-14 lead in Saturday's Class 4A regional playoff against Evansville Central. (Sandy Mahoney)
Sophomore Jake Fike (13) gets a push from Evansville Central DB Malcolm DePriest (4) as he cuts inside the corner pylon for a 10-yard TD run to give East Central the early 7-0 lead in Saturday's Class 4A regional.
EC defenders Kyle Krummen (5) and Gaar Ertel (66) stop Evansville Central's Brennan Schutte (38) in Saturday's 28-24 Class 4A football regional loss at Trojan Field. (Sandy Mahoney)
East Central quarterback Alex Maxwell (12) cuts the corner of the end zone for his final career rushing touchdown with 8:20 left in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 28-24 Class 4A regional loss to Evansville Central. (Sandy Mahoney)
ST. LEON - Four plays. 55 yards.
That is all that stood between the No. 3-ranked East Central Trojans and another semistate appearance in Class 4A football.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Evansville Central 28, EAST CENTRAL 24
ST. LEON - Two-time conference MVP Mackenzie (Mack) Ewing of East Central has been named to the Class 4A South All-District team by the Indiana High School Volleyball Coaches Association.