The Frankfort boys’ basketball team earned its first victory of the season Saturday night with a 78-74 non-conference victory over Lewis Cass at Case Arena.
“This was a great team win with the entire team contributing in their roles,” said FHS head coach Nate VanDuyne. “The team did a great job of sticking together through adverse situations.”
Deacon Spencer led the Hot Dogs, now 1-3, with 23 points. Kye Kirby was next with 19, Riley Goodnight had 13, Doug Wood 11 and Jayce Strode added seven.
Lewis Cass was led by scoring by Tristin Miller, who finished with a game-high 29 points.
In the junior varsity contest, Alex Farley scored 21 points to lead Frankfort to a 45-44 triumph.
Friday night in Lizton, Frankfort’s rally fell short in a 60-57 loss to Tri-West. Down 12 with three minutes remaining, the Hot Dogs cut the lead to two before coming up short.
Goodnight led Frankfort with 19 points, Strode finished with 14 and Spencer added 13.
Central Captures Boys’ Swimming Invite
Clinton Central won its own Clinton Central Invitational on Saturday. The Bulldogs scored 97 points to edge out Cascade, which took second at 89, Pioneer was third with 57 and University High School finished fourth with 48.
Individual winners for Central included Wreese Sheets in the 200 and 500 free, Conner Tarkington in diving, Blake Mosbaugh in the 50 and 100 free, and the 200 free relay team of Owen Kocher, Quinten Drew, Sheets and Mosbaugh.
On Thursday night, the Bulldogs downed Carroll 128.5 to 37.5 in Flora.
Winners for CC were Mosbaugh, Drew, Tarkington and Cain Martin the 200 medley relay, Mosbaugh took both the 200 free and 100 backstroke, Nick Eads won the 200 IM, Sheets won the 50 and 100 free, Tarkington won in diving, Espen McCarty won the 100 fly and 100 breaststroke, Devin Henderson won the 500 free, the 200 free relay team of McCarty, Brian Johnston, Mason Boone and Henderson took first as did the 400 free relay team of Martin, Tarkington, Kocher and Sheets. CC had 21 personal bests in the meet and are now 5-0 on the year.
On Tuesday, Central was victorious over Eastern 107-71 in Greentown. Winners for Central were the 200 medley relay team of Kocher, Drew, McCarty and Mosbaugh, Sheets in the 200 and 500 free, McCarty in the 200 IM and 100 fly, Mosbaugh in the 50 and 100 free, Drew, Boone, Tarkington and Sheets in the 200 free lay, Kocher in the 100 back, Drew in the 100 breaststroke and the 400 relay team of Sheets, McCarty, Kocher and Mosbaugh.
Central Girls’ Swimmers Win Two Meets
Clinton Central defeated Carroll 115-55 Thursday night in Flora. CC winners were Elayna Faulkner, Addi Bogard, Macie McQuinn and Avery Harris in the 200 medley relay, Raelyn Albaugh in the 200 free, McQuinn in the 200 IM and 500 free, Faulkner in the 100 backstroke, Bogard in the 100 breaststroke and Faulkner, Wolfe, Albaugh and McQuinn in the 400 free relay. The girls are now 5-1.
Tuesday night in Greentown, the Bulldogs edged past Eastern 89-86. CC winners were Faulkner, Bogard, McQuinn and Harris in the 200 medley relay, McQuinn in the 200 and 100 free, Faulkner in the 200 IM, Albaugh in the 500 and the 200 free relay team of Harris, Bogard, Albaugh and McQuinn.
Frankfort Swimmers Fall to WEBO
Western Boone defeated FHS 102-71 in the boys’ meet and 136-46 in the girls’ meet Thursday night.
Winners for the Hot Dogs included Ethan Cook in diving with 203 points, Jacob Craig in the 200 IM and the 400 freestyle relay team.
Time drops for FHS included Alayna Barton dropped 7.5 seconds in the 200 freestyle; Isai Jimenez dropped 1.5 seconds in the 200 freestyle and 4.13 seconds in the 100 butterfly; Nelly Cornejo Torres dropped 3.03 seconds in the 200 IM and three seconds in the 100 butterfly; Craig dropped 20.32 seconds in the 200 IM and 7.65 seconds in the 500 freestyle; Aviel Santos dropped 9.18 seconds in the 200 IM and 1.26 seconds in the 100 breaststroke; Malaki Gallichan dropped .81 seconds in the 50 freestyle and added .35 points in diving; Anna Beardsley added 8.7 points in diving and dropped .67 seconds in the 100 breaststroke, Payton Teter dropped .14 seconds in the 100 freestyle and Lexi Schneider dropped 3.66 seconds in the 100 freestyle.
On Tuesday, FHS boys lost to Southmont 82-68 and the girls lost to Southmont 138-44.
First-place finishes for Frankfort were Craig in the 200 freestyle with a personal-best time of 2:25.46, Cook won the the diving with a personal-best score of 207.15, and the 400 freestyle relay team of Craig, Cook, Gallichan and Christopher Angeles.
Best times for FHS included Annabelle Hall dropped 12 seconds and eight seconds in the 500 freestyle; Craig dropped five seconds in the 200 freestyle; Cornejo-Torres swam a personal-best in the 200 IM and dropped 11 seconds in the 100 butterfly; Jimenez dropped dropped two seconds in the 200 IM and .8 in the butterfly; Lia Carreras Lantigua dropped .2 in the 500 freestyle and two seconds in the 100 freestyle; Edwin Mejia Mora dropped .5 seconds in the 50 freestyle; Gabby Disinger dropped seven seconds in the 100 freestyle; Schneider swam a personal best in the 500 freestyle with a time of 9:46.23 and dropped 3.5 seconds in the 100 breaststroke, Santos swam a personal-best time of 7:25.56 in the 500 freestyle and dropped 1.8 seconds in the 100 breaststroke; and Beardsley dropped 2.5 seconds in the 100 backstroke and had a personal-best score in diving of 85.15.
Central Girls Fall to Sheridan
Sheridan outscored Clinton Central 16-9 in the fourth quarter for a 54-50 Hoosier Heartland Conference victory Friday in Michigantown.
Kendall Davison led the Bulldogs with 28 points.
The night before in Attica, Davison tallied 17 points to lead Central to a 49-13 victory over Attica.
Rossville Girls Basketball
Tori Skiles led Rossville with seven points in a 67-23 loss to Tri-County on Saturday.
The night before in Rossville, Sheridan defeated Rossville 49-19. Avery Gorbett led Rossville with eight points and Michelle Rodkey added six.
On Tuesday, Rossville fell to Lewis Cass 40-33. Skiles led Rossville with 12 points and Rodkey added 11. Corryn Geheb led Rossville in rebounds with 12 and Rodkey added nine.