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Prep Report: Waldron opens boys basketball season with win at Crothersville

Waldron raced out to a 20-4 advantage after one quarter and cruised to a season-opening 65-45 victory Tuesday night at Crothersville.

Bryce Yarling and Lucas Mitchell combined for 18 of Waldron’s 20 first-quarter points and the Mohawks were never challenged again.

Yarling added 13 more points in the third quarter on his way to a game-high 25 points.

Mitchell finished with 16 and Lucas Shaw had 11.

Waldron led 35-16 at halftime and 54-24 after three quarters.

Crothersville won the junior varsity game, 51-46.

Waldron hosts Knightstown Saturday in its home opener.

In other prep events Tuesday:

Boys Basketball

Edinburgh 74, Southwestern 59

At Southwestern, Aiden Hartsell and Jordan Jones combined for 49 points but the visiting Lancers had four players in double figures to secure the season-opening win.

Hartsell scored 19 of his game-high 32 points in the fourth quarter to keep the Spartans close.

Jones finished with 17 points.

Edinburgh jumped out to an 18-12 lead after one quarter and extended the advantage to 36-25 at halftime.

Travis Jones scored 11 of his 16 points in the first quarter. Riley Palmeter had seven of his 12 points in the second quarter.

The Lancers stretched the lead to 53-35 after three quarters and Caleb Dewey scored 13 of his team-high 27 points in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

Landen Burton had 14 points to help Edinburgh’s balanced scoring effort.

Edinburgh won the junior varsity game 52-29.

Southwestern hosts Morristown Saturday night.

Boys Swimming

Shelbyville 91, Whiteland 56

At Whiteland, the visiting Golden Bears opened the season with a win.

No individual results were available.

Girls Swimming

Whiteland 125, Shelbyville 52

At Whiteland, the visiting Golden Bears suffered their second dual meet loss of the season.

No individual results were available.