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Brown County victorious in wrestling, basketball
Updated on: 12.07.12

 

TRAFALGAR — Aaron Lanfair and Cody Leeper registered pins to lead Brown County to a 45-17 victory against rival Indian Creek on Thursday.

Lanfair, a 160-pounder, pinned Evan Spires at the 4:20 mark to cut Indian Creek’s early lead to 12-9. Steve Buttz then scored a 5-2 decision victory over Cameron Jarrett to tie the match at 12-12, and after Indian Creek 195-pounder Austin Wethington put together a 15-0 win over Brysten Dial, the Eagles didn’t lose another match.

In other victories for Brown County, 285-pounder Ty Broussard beat Nick Clevenger 7-1, undefeated 113-pounder Austin Ely downed Devin Hupp 6-1, 126-pounder Turner Voland decisioned Spencer Hensley 6-5 and 145-pounder Phillip Palmer pulled out a 2-1 win over Taylor Kirkoff.

 

Girls basketball

The Brown County girls basketball team gained momentum for their season, as they handily defeated Eastern Greene 56-32 Tuesday night.

Brown County was led by 6-foot junior Whitney Williamson, who dominated the rebounding and scored 19 points. Williamson was seemingly involved in every play on the floor, adding three blocked shots to her performance.

“Whitney helps solidify us,” Brown County coach Mike Harmon said. “She makes plays. Her and Sasha (Robinson) pick up loose balls and get rebounds and putbacks. They’re our pillars under the basket.”

The 6-foot Robinson, the lone senior on the Eagle roster, added 10 points and played aggressive defense that led to several points off of turnovers.

Brown County point guard Rebecca Wedan scored four points, but the junior’s primary contribution was setting up the offense and helping to get the ball into Williamson’s and Robinson’s hands. She was aided by 5-8 sophomore guard Tanner Chapman, who scored six points and helped Wedan run the offense.

Junior Sarah Southerland also contributed 10 points to Brown County’s victory.

This was an important win for the Eagles as they go into Saturday’s game against conference rival Sullivan.

“This game was a big task for us, and it gave us important momentum and confidence going into Saturday’s key game,” Harmon said.

 

  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road