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Triton Central stays unbeaten with win over Southwestern, sweeps Shelby County

Triton Central completed a season opening sweep of Shelby County opponents with a Saturday win over Southwestern, 72-53.


The Tigers (4-0) jumped out to a 24-12 lead in the opening eight minutes and upped the lead to  42-26 by halftime.


Aiden Lindsey led all scorers with 29 points.  Alex Crouse was in double figures with 13.  Isaac Morgan added ten off the bench.


Aiden Hartsell was Southwestern's leading scorer.  He connected on all 10 of his free throws and finished with 27 points.  Jordan Jones scored 15.


Southwestern (1-2) was a perfect 16-of-16 at the free throw line.


Up next

Southwestern will play at Tri (0-1) on December 9.  It will be Tri's second game of the boys basketball season after the Titans football team advanced to the 1A semistate.


Triton Central will play at Greenfield-Central (1-1) on December 8.