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Prep Report: Triton Central suffers first loss of season at Greenfield-Central

Triton Central suffered its first loss of the season Wednesday at Greenfield-Central, 57-29.

With four varsity players already not available, the task of beating the fast-paced Cougars became nearly impossible when leading scorer Aiden Lindsey went down with an injury early in the first quarter.

Greenfield-Central (2-1) took full advantage, racing out to a 14-5 lead after one quarter and extending it to 32-9 at halftime.

Dylan Moles led the Cougars with 14 points. Adam Lester added 11 and Rune Carpenter-Jones had 10.

Josiah Blair, Levi Dewey, Caleb Miller and Isaac Morgan were out Wednesday – Blair and Miller are starters.

Luke Faust stepped into the starting lineup and led the Tigers (4-1) with eight points. Josh Kemper and Jameson Palmer each had seven.

The extent of Lindsey’s injury is unknown, according to TC head coach Kyle Ballard. There is no timetable yet for his return.

Greenfield-Central won the junior varsity game, 54-23.

In another prep game Wednesday:

Girls basketball

Triton Central JV 42, Tipton JV 8

Played at the historic Hoosier Gym in Knightstown, the Tigers got 17 points from Hailey Harris.

Triton Central was asked to fill in as a replacement for Elwood’s program which did not have a JV team to face Tipton. Elwood lost the varsity game to Tipton, 70-8.

In the JV game, Triton Central built a 12-2 lead after one quarter. Harris connected on a pair of 3-pointers in the quarter on the way to five in the game.

Elwood was held scoreless in the second quarter and the Tigers’ lead grew to 20-2.

Jocelyn Firebaugh hit a pair of 3s in the fourth quarter and scored all eight of her points to help TC secure the win.

Rylea Wetz led Elwood with six points.