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Hot Dogs defeat Bison for program's 1,500th victory

The Frankfort Hot Dogs capped their Franciscan Health Hoops Classic with a win, beating the Benton Central Bison, 45-37, Saturday at Lafayette Jefferson High School.

Leading 15-14 at halftime, the Hot Dogs pulled away in the third quarter when they outscored the Bison, 20-11.

Senior point guard Malik King led the Hot Dogs with 12 points while Jayce Moore added nine, and Casey Henry had seven.

Saturday’s win marked the 1,500th win in the 106-year history of the Frankfort boys’ basketball program.

The Hot Dogs (2-2, 0-0 Sagamore Athletic Conference) open their conference schedule with a girls-boys double header on Friday night at Tri-West High School in Lizton.

At Lafayette

HOT DOGS 45, BISON 37

Frankfort

D. Moore 2 2-2 6, Henry 2 1-3 7, Siegfried 2 1-2 5, King 5 2-5 12, Dubree 3 0-0 6, J. Moore 4 1-3 9. Totals – 18 7-15 45.

Benton Central

Totals – 12 4-5 37.

Frankfort 7 8 20 10 - 45

Benton Central 9 5 11 12 - 37

3-point goals – Frankfort 2 (Henry 2), Benton Central 9. Total fouls – Frankfort 13, Benton Central 17.

Gophers top Seeger

The Clinton Prairie Gophers followed Friday night’s win over Sheridan with a 66-54 non-conference win over the Seeger Patriots on Saturday night at Jefferson.

Leading 17-13 by the end of the first quarter, the Gophers outscored the Patriots 34-18 through the next two frames to pull away.

Senior forward Collins Stroup was the driving force in the first half, where he scored 22 of his game-high 27 points for the Gophers. He was 6-of-8 from beyond the 3-point arc in the win.

Sam Schoonveld contributed nine points for the Gophers while Logan martin, Mitch Coapstick and Kam Peters combined for another 21 points.

The Gophers (2-1, 1-0 Hoosier Heartland Conference) take on the Lafayette Central Catholic Knights starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Jefferson.

At Jefferson

GOPHERS 66, PATRIOTS 54

Clinton Prairie

Coapstick 2 3-4 7, Stroup 10 1-1 27, Schoonveld 4 1-2 9, Peters 3 0-0 7, Martin 3 0-0 7, Good 0 5-9 5, Mosson 2 0-0 4. Totals – 24 10-16 66.

Seeger

Totals – 18 12-16 54.

Seeger 13 8 10 23 - 54

Clinton Prairie 17 16 18 15 - 66

3-point goals – Clinton Prairie 8 (Stroup 6, Martin, Peters), Seeger 6 (Green 3, Bro. Bowens 2, Snoeberger). Total fouls – Clinton Prairie 16, Seeger 14.

Hornets score 80 in win over Vikings

The Hornets earned their first win of the season Saturday night, beating the North White Vikings, 80-43, at Rossville.

Four players scored in double-figures for the Hornets. Ronin Green led the way with 19 points and 14 rebounds while Dawson Jacoby hit four 3-pointer before finishing with 16 points, five rebounds, three assists, a blocked shot and a steal, Dirk Shaw had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists, and Bryce Oliver finished with 11 points.

The Hornets out-rebounded the Vikings, 41-28 and turned the ball over just six times.

Rossville (1-3, 0-0) Hoosier Heartland Conference) travel to Chalmers on Friday for a 7:30 p.m. game against the Frontier Falcons.

At Rossville

HORNETS 80, VIKINGS 43

Rossville

Green 9 1-5 19, Rodkey 0-0 2, Jacoby 5 2-2 16, Oliver 5 1-2 11, Shaw 6 1-3 14, Douglass 1 0-2 3, Cornell 1 1-2 3, Porsi 3 1-1 7, Williams 0 0-2 0, Shaw 1 1-2 3, Price 1 0-0 2. Totals – 33 8-21 80.

North White

Totals – 18 5-6 43.

North White 8 13 11 11 - 43

Rossville 24 17 22 17 - 80

3-poiont goals – Rossville 6 (Jacoby 4, Shaw, Douglass), North White 2. Total fouls – Rossville 14, North White 17. 

Girls’ Basketball

Bulldogs get 5th straight win

The Clinton Central Bulldogs their winning streak to five games with a 43-35 victory over the Covington Trojans on Saturday at Michigantown.

With their latest win, the Bulldogs bring their record to 6-4 overall after winning just two games a season ago and none the season before that. Sophomore point guard Jessica Akard led the Bulldogs with 13 points while junior Kaylea Whitcomb added 11, and sophomore Cassidy Jenkins finished with nine points.

The Bulldogs take on the Sheridan Blackhawks starting at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Michigantown.

At Michigantown

BULLDOGS 43, TROJANS 35

Clinton Central

Jenkins 4 1-4 9, Whitcomb 3 5-6 11, Akard 5 1-4 13, K. McQuinn 1 2-2 4, Garcia 1 0-0 2, Gomez 1 2-2 4. Totals – 15 11-18 43.

Covington

Totals – 14 6-10 35.

Covington 11 6 5 13 - 35

Clinton Central 6 11 17 9 - 43

3-point goals – Clinton Central 2 (Akard 2), Covington 1 (Chapman). Total fouls – Clinton Central, Covington 17.

Gophers bury the Falcons

The Clinton Prairie girls’ basketball team lit up the scoreboard on its way to a 76-14 win over the Frontier Falcons on Saturday at Chalmers.

Tatum Neal led the offensive fireworks for the Gophers and outscored the Falcons by 13 points on her own. The talented junior point guard made 7-of-8 3-pointers while going 2-2 from inside the arc and 2-2 from the foul line to finish the game with 27 points. She also added five rebounds, three steals and an assist.

Emma McKinney scored 14 points in the win while Rebekah Lloyd added 10, and Katie Blacker and Anna Albaugh each finished with seven.

The Gophers (8-1, 2-1 Hoosier Heartland Conference) travel to Sharpsville today for a 7:30 p.m. game against the Tri-Central Trojans.

At Chalmers

GOPHERS 76, FALCONS 14

Clinton Prairie

Burris 1 0-0 2, E. McKinney 5 0-0 14, Blacker 3 0-1 7, Neal 9 2-2 27, T. McKinney 2 0-0 4, Albaugh 3 1-2 7, Wilson 0 1-2 1, Lloyd 4 2-4 10, Maynes 1 3-4 5. Totals – 28 9-15 77.

Frontier

Totals – 6 2-6 14.

Clinton Prairie 20 19 22 15 - 76

Frontier 4 2 4 4 - 14

3-point goals – Clinton Prairie 12 (Neal 7, E. McKinney 4, Blacker), Frontier 0. Total fouls – Clinton Prairie 14, Frontier 15.

Hornets rally in 2nd half for win

The Rossville girls’ basketball team railed to beat the Tri-County Cavaliers, 52-37, Saturday at Wolcott.

Trailing 27-23 at halftime, the Hornets stepped up in the second half, allowing just one points in the third quarter and nine in the fourth on their way to the 15-point win.

Senior point guard Maggie Deboy scored 27 points and pulled down 15 rebounds while adding six steals, two blocked shots and three assists for the Hornets.

The Hornets (7-2, 2-0 Hoosier Heartland Conference) host the Pioneer Panthers starting at 7:30 p.m. today.

At Wolcott

HORNETS 52, CAVALIERS 37

Rossville

Miller 1 0-0 2, J. Malson 3 0-0 6, Taylor 2 0-0 4, Underwood 1 0-0 2, Deboy 9 7-9 27, Geheb 2 0-0 5, S. Malson 2 0-0 4, Salmon 1 0-0 2. Totals – 21 7-9 52.

Tri-County

Totals – 12 8-11 37.

Rossville 17 6 14 15 - 52

Tri-County 16 11 1 9 - 37

3-point goals – Rossville 3 (Deboy 2, Geheb), Tri-County 5. Total fouls – Rossville 9, Tri-County 12.

Swimming and Diving

Bulldogs beat Park Tudor, Central Catholic

The Clinton Central swimming and diving teams beat the Lafayette Central Catholic Knights and the Park Tudor Panthers on Saturday at Michigantown.

Winning for the Bulldogs in the boys’ meet were Corey Niemann in the 200-meter freestyle (2:00.38) and the 500 freestyle (5:33.68), Aidan Hendrickson in the 200 individual medley (2:19.37) and the 100 backstroke (1:00.69), Erik McCarty in the 50 freestyle (24.92), Lane Laughner in the diving event (165.40) and the 200 freestyle relay team of Laughner, McCarty, Kaleb Boone and Niemann (1:40.74),

Winning for the Bulldogs in the girls’ meet were the 200 medley relay team of Kailie Burnette, Bailey Deardorff, Mollie McDaniel and Brogan Sheets (2:09.67), Burnette in the 200 IM (2:44.94) and the 100 backstroke (1:10.15), Sheets in the 50 freestyle (26.96) and the 100 freestyle (1:00.14), Ally Webster in the diving event (121.80), Kylie Gilmore in the 500 freestyle (7:01.84) and the 400 freestyle relay team of McDaniel, Burnette, Gilmore and Sheets (4:26.29).

The Bulldogs host the Eastern Comets starting at 6 p.m. today.