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Prep Report: Shelbyville routs Edinburgh to go 3-0 for first time in nearly two decades

For the first time in 17 seasons, the Shelbyville girls basketball program has started the season 3-0.

Kylee Edwards and Ava Wilson each scored 21 points Friday to lead the Golden Bears to a 75-28 victory at Edinburgh.

Shelbyville opened a 20-4 advantage after one quarter and extended the lead to 41-12 by halftime.

Gracie Crawhorn led Edinburgh (2-2) with 13 points. The Lancers have just seven players in their program this season.

Ellie Keller also reached double digits for Shelbyville, scoring 11 points. Ten different Golden Bears scored in the victory.

Shelbyville hosts Morristown (0-5) Saturday at William L. Garrett Gymnasium. Shelbyville’s junior varsity will face East Central at 6 p.m. with Shelbyville’s varsity following against Morristown, who does not have a junior varsity program this season.

In other girls basketball games:

Waldron 44, Southwestern 32

At Southwestern Friday, Alyssa Benson scored a career-high 18 points and Josee Larrison added 14 to help Waldron (1-3, 1-0 Mid-Hoosier Conference) secure the first varsity win for new head coach Ilea Shipp.

The Mohawks also retained possession of the Victory Bell with a 30-point second half that came after trailing Southwestern 18-14 at halftime.

McKinley Correll led the Spartans (0-2, 0-2 MHC) with 10 points.

Larrison also had a team-high eight rebounds and three assists. Benson led Waldron with four steals.

Waldron won the junior varsity game, 43-37. Emerson Lindsey led Waldron with 11 points.

Waldron travels to Hauser (1-1) Nov. 18.

Southwestern hosts Oldenburg Academy (1-0) Saturday.

South Decatur 65, Morristown 46

At South Decatur Thursday, four Cougars scored in double digits to secure the victory over the Yellow Jackets (0-5, 0-1 MHC).

Makalya Somers led South Decatur (3-0, 2-0 MHC) with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Kiley Best finished with 14. Molly Eden added 13 and Paige McQueen had 10.

Raegan Kleine had a game-high 19 points for Morristown. Alexia Rogers finished with 11 and Maggie Lutes had eight.

Triton Central 78, Cascade 53

At Triton Central Thursday, Lizzie Graham scored a game-high 25 points to lead Class 2A, No. 10 Triton Central to its first win of the season.

Hallie Schweitzer finished with 18 points and Maryrose Felling added 12.

Sydney Warran, a University of Illinois Springfield commit, led Cascade (2-1, 1-1 Indiana Crossroads Conference) with 19 points. Abby Parsons finished with 11 points.

The Cadets led 21-20 after one quarter in Fairland before the Tigers (1-1, 1-0 ICC) outscored them 20-6 in the second quarter to take control.

Graham, an Indiana University South Bend commit, scored 12 of her points in the third quarter when Triton Central extended its lead to 62-42.

Triton Central travels to Charlottesville Saturday to face 2A No. 15 Eastern Hancock (2-1).

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