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Prep Report: Triton Central off to 3-0 start with win over Waldron

Triton Central improved to 3-0 for the first time since the 2015 season with a 67-47 win over visiting Waldron Thursday.

Ten different Tigers scored in their third-consecutive win over a Shelby County opponent this season. With the victory, Triton Central kept possession of the Victory Bell – the county’s traveling trophy.

Aiden Lindsey and Isaac Morgan each scored 17 points to lead TC. Caleb Miller finished with 13.

The Tigers opened up a 16-11 lead after one quarter and extended it to 30-19 at halftime. A 22-point third quarter sealed the fate for the Mohawks (2-1).



Bryce Yarling scored 16 of his game-high 22 points in the second half Thursday and Lucas Mitchell scored 12 but only four other Mohawks combined for 13 points in the loss.

Triton Central won the junior varsity game, 43-41.

Waldron trailed by seven going into the fourth quarter and did not allow a TC field goal but the Tigers hit 5 of 7 free throws to close out the win.

Cooper Baugh scored 13 points to lead Triton Central. Jace Stuckey had eight and Silas Blair finished with seven.

Parker Douglas scored 12 of his game-high 16 points in the second half for Waldron. Will Larrison had eight.

Triton Central will attempt to sweep all four county rivals Saturday when Southwestern (1-1) visits.

Waldron hosts Class A, No. 5 Edinburgh (2-0).

In other prep events Thursday:



Boys swimming

Columbus East 97, Shelbyville 75

At Shelbyville, the host Golden Bears won two of the three relay races and captured six first-place finishes in individual races but did not have enough team depth to overcome the Olympians.

Tyler Harker and Juan Gonzalez-Gallego each won two events for Shelbyville.

Harker touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 1:51.86. The senior also won the 500 freestyle in 5:17.3.

Gonzalez-Gallego earned first-place points in the 200 individual medley in 2:11.35 and the 100 butterfly in 57.2.

Will Rife won the 50 freestyle in 24.0 and finished runner-up to Gonzalez-Gallego in the 100 butterfly in 1:04.56.

Trey Carrell won the 100 freestyle in 53.05.

Shelbyville opened the dual meet with a win in the 200 medley relay. The quartet of Harker, Carrell, Gonzalez-Gallego and Rife stopped the clock in 1:47.07.

Gonzalez-Gallego and Rife teamed with Tristin Maloney and Lance File to win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:42.47.

Girls swimming

Columbus East 128, Shelbyville 52

At Shelbyville, senior Karissa Hamilton scored a pair of wins for the Golden Bears.

The senior won the 50 freestyle in 24.55 and the 100 backstroke in 1:03.45.

Also for Shelbyville, Miriam Garringer won the 200 freestyle in 2:11.09 and finished second in the 100 freestyle in 58.9.

Hamilton and Garringer teamed with Jordan Tobler and Madison Monroe to win the 400 freestyle relay in 4:23.41.

Maiah Helfer-Vazquez was the runner-up in the diving competition with 167.35 points.

Shelbyville is off until Dec. 11 when it hosts the Shelby Relays.