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Prep Report: Morristown ends 30-game losing streak to Triton Central

Morristown never trailed at the end of each quarter which helped it secure its first win over Triton Central since Jan. 10, 2004.

Nevaeh Sanders scored a team-high 14 points and had three rebounds to help the visiting Yellow Jackets, winless in its first six games this season, upset Triton Central, 38-35, Wednesday in Fairland.

Raegan Kleine finished with 13 points, four rebounds and two steals and Danika Rutledge added four points and six rebounds to help Morristown break a 30-game losing streak to the Tigers (2-3).

Brooklyn Bailey finished with a game-high 16 points for Triton Central. Lizzie Graham had eight points.

The loss was the first for TC head coach Bryan Graham to Morristown in his 15 seasons.

Morristown twice defeated Triton Central in the 2004 season. The Yellow Jackets won the first meeting on Nov. 26, 2003, 70-46, then repeated the feat in the Shelby County Tournament championship game in 2004, 38-31.

In other prep events:

Boys basketball

Triton Central 61, Morristown 26

At Triton Central Wednesday, with four players scoring in double figures, the host Tigers rolled to a season-opening victory.

Freshman Max Crouse came off the bench to lead Triton Central with 13 points. Silas Blair finished with 12 points and Eli Sego, another freshman, and Isaac Morgan each scored 11.

TC led 17-3 after one quarter and 31-9 at halftime over Morristown and first-year head coach Cory Kreiger.

Jameson Palmer led the Yellow Jackets with eight points.

Morristown hosts Southwestern (0-1) in its home opener Saturday. Triton Central travels to Shelbyville (1-0) Saturday.

Boys swimming

Shelbyville 84, Whiteland 71

At Shelbyville Tuesday, the host Golden Bears won two relays and got a pair of wins apiece from Trey Carrell and Will Rife to win the season-opening meet.

Carrell won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:16.98 and the 100 freestyle in 52.62.

Rife collected first-place points in the 100 butterfly (57.52) and the 100 backstroke (1:01.36).

Rife and Carrell teamed with Tristin Maloney and Blake Hughes to win the 200 medley relay in 1:54.36.

Rife, Carrell and Maloney teamed with Elijah von Werder to win the 400 freestyle relay in 3:49.64.

Shelbyville hosts Franklin Tuesday.

Girls swimming

Whiteland 136, Shelbyville 41

At Shelbyville, the visiting Warriors won every event contested.

Scoring runner-up points for the Golden Bears were Riley Everette (2:24.31 in 200 freestyle; 1:14.47 in 100 butterfly), Paige Bohman (28.07 in 50 freestyle) and Maiah Helfer-Vazquez (159.95 points in diving).

Shelbyville hosts Franklin Tuesday.

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