Bull Dogs are the best bear
Columbus North led 13-11 after the first quarter, but held on for the final three quarters to beat Louisville Butler (Ky.) 57-45. Hadassah Hurt had 16 points and Lauren Barker had 14 points for the Bull Dogs.
The Olympians fall to the Eagles
Columbus tied Zionsville East 31-31 in the second half, but a double-digit first-half loss dropped them to the undefeated Class 4A No. 2 seed 71-53. Saige Stahl (5-9) led the Olympians with 23 points and 10 rebounds, while Jenna Guse had 18 points and Leah Bachmann added a career-high seven points and seven rebounds.
“Proud of my team and the effort they put forth tonight,” East coach Danny Brown said. “We played a tough schedule, but Zionsville might be the best in Indiana.”
The Bull Dogs finished third
The score was tied 37-37 after three quarters, but Columbus North pulled off a fourth down over Crown Point to take a 50-48 lead in the third-place Noblesville contest. Cooper Horn had 20 points and Luke Harmon had 10 for the Bull Dogs (8-4). Earlier in the semifinals, the Bull Dogs lost to Lawrence Center 64-42. Horn led the way with 18 points.
The Lancers finished as runners-up
Edinburg fell behind by double digits at halftime but couldn’t recover in a 56-46 loss to Indianapolis Lutheran in the Edinburgh Tournament championship game. The Lancers fell to 7-3 on the season.
The Cougars take third place
South Decatur held a double-digit lead in the first quarter and beat Austin 69-51 for third place in the Edinburg Tournament. Jacob Scruggs had 22 points and Dale Peters had 17 for the Cougars (6-3).
The Jets finished seventh
Hauser finished seventh in the Edinburg Tournament with a 67-51 win over Victory College Prep. Jake Barriger finished with 23 points. Teshaun Tungate scored 19 points and Ledger Gelfius scored 14 points for the Jets (4-5).
The Crusaders come in at No. 6
Columbus Christian finished sixth in its tournament with a 75-58 loss to King’s Academy. Peyton Walden had 19 points, Noah Edwards had 17 points and Jordan Burton had 12 points for the Crusaders. Earlier in their last pool game, they lost 77-63 to Phalen Academy. Walden had 22 points and Jacob Bell had 12 points.
WASHING AND WASHING
Northern boys placed fifth, girls fourth
The Columbia North girls finished fourth at the Center Grove Invitational with a score of 334. Host Center Grove won by 782 points. The Columbia North boys finished fifth with 177 points. Center Grove won with 609.5 points.