PERRY COUNTY — Perry Central and Tell City girls basketball on Saturday competed with Heritage Hills and South Spencer in the Perry-Spencer Tournament. The championship this year went to South Spencer, followed by Heritage Hills at second place. Here is what to know from the PSC:
Tell City girls basketballTell City girls basketball faced South Spencer in their first game of the PSC Tournament. The Rebels coming into this game on Dec. 17 dropped two games in a row. But, Tell City could not make it three as South Spencer won 64-49.
The Marksmen, kept the game competitive with only being down 19-12 to end the first quarter. Tell City in the second quarter responded with a 18-13 quarter to make the half 32-30 in favor of the rebels.
Yet, third quarter is where South Spencer took a big lead. They scored 16 points compared to the Marksmen’s six. From there, Tell City could not get the lead back as the Rebels remained in control.
Stats in the contest include Jaylie Albin with nine points, four rebounds, and two steals. Emerson Hoesli scored 10 points, and Kinzley Napier finished with 11 rebounds.
Defensively, Tell City gave up 20 points to Sally Shelton, 16 to Trinity Britton, and 15 to Sofi Young.
Perry Central and Tell City girls basketballPerry County rivals met for the first time this season as the Commodores took on the Marksmen in the PSC Holiday Classic. In the first battle of county teams, the Marksmen were able to get the win, 48-38.
What keyed the game came from senior guard Jaylie Albin. Albin, finished with 12 points and five assists to lead the team in both stats. Furthermore, Tell City also received production from freshman Addie Coyle. Coyle scored six poiints and finished with four rebounds. Another factor for the Marksmen is how they went 15/21 shooting in the paint. This win for the Marksmen now puts them at 5-10. Their next match will be on Jan. 7 at Gibson Southern.
Perry Central faced Heritage Hills in their first game of the PSC classic and lost to the Patriots, 44-34. Perry Central with this loss moves to a 3-11 record.
The Commodores started off the game with a 11-5 edge after one quarter and responded with a 14 point second quarter compared to the Patriots scoring 15. That gave Perry Central the lead until the second half arrived. The Patriots combined for 24 compared to Perry Central’s nine in the third and fourth quarter.
Perry Central in this contest were led by Maggie Cunningham who scored 10 points and secured three rebounds. Emma Osborne scored six points and Emily Parker grabbed eight rebounds as well.
The Patriots were led by Rylie Schipp and Olivia Susnjara who scored 11 and 12 points respectively.
Their second game in the tournament put them up against Tell City. That game for the commodores ended as a loss by the score of 48-38.
Jadyn Smith finished with 12 points and four rebounds in the loss. Cunningham came up with 10 rebounds, and Teyah Mullis off the bench scored eight points along with four rebounds and two assists.