Local Sports Report - February 17, 2024

Wrestling state finals, girls basketball semi-state, boys swim sectionals, and a basketball milestone highlighted the weekend.


IHSAA State Finals at Evansville

Switzerland County's Gabe Rose is defeated in the first round by Easton Doster, TF-1.5 4:21 (19-4). Doster would go on to win the State Championship at 144 pounds. Rose ends the season with a record of 24-8. 

Batesville's Max Amberger is defeated in the first round by Nate Johnson (7-1 Decision). Johnson would go on to win the State Championship at 285 pounds. Amberger ends the season with a record of 40-5. 



IHSAA Semi-State at New Albany

Lanesville 62, Jac-Cen-Del 40 

North Central 53, Wood Memorial 52

Championship: Lanesville 68, North Central 33



IHSAA Sectional 17 at Columbus North

Team Scores: 1) Bloomington South 438, 2) Bloomington North 425, 3) Columbus East 281, 4) East Central 220, 5) Columbus North 216, 6) Greensburg 135, 7) Milan 117, 8) Oldenburg Academy 112, 9) Edgewood 94, 10) Batesville 61, 11) South Dearborn 55, 12) Rising Sun 45, 13) South Ripley 23

Advancing to Regionals:

  • Diving - Nick Hutchinson (EC): 2nd place (369.40)
  • Diving - Cameron Cheek (SD): 3rd place (326.20)
  • Diving - Carson Cheek (SD): 4th place (288.75)

Advancing to State: 

100 Yard Backstroke - Dylan Thomas (Milan): 2nd place (51.73)

500 Yard Freestyle - Nash King (OA): 2nd place (4:42.42)

Full results here.


IHSAA Sectional 18 at Floyd Central

Switzerland County placed 11th out of 14 teams (67 points). 

Full results here



Switzerland County 76, New Washington 25

  • Cam Craig (SC): 40 points, eclipsed 1,000 career points

East Central 58, Shelbyville 51 

  • Dylan Maxwell (EC): 22 points
  • Carson Pieczonka (EC): 15 points

Lawrenceburg 52, Connersville 35

Greensburg 54, South Ripley 42


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