Shawe Memorial’s basketball teams each claimed victories in a boys-girls doubleheader at Medora on Tuesday.

Ethan Stuart scored 23 points and Henry Grote had 19 as the Shawe boys opened the season with a 64-49 victory. Grayson May chipped in 13 points and Jack Grote played well off the bench with six points.

“We made some mental errors on some of our passes but overall proud of the effort,” said first-year Shawe coach Dan Hambrick. “It feels good to get that first win under our belt.”

Shawe, now 1-0, hosts New Washington on Saturday.

The Shawe girls claimed a 41-15 win in the opener for their first victory of the season. The Hilltoppers are now 1-3 and host Southwestern as part of a boys-girls doubleheader on Friday, Dec. 6.

Madison wrestling remains unbeaten

Madison’s wrestlers ran their team record to 10-0 with a 48-12 dual-meet win at Providence on Tuesday

The Cubs picked up four wins by pin/fall and four by forfeit to claim the victory.

“We were able to get several of our other varsity wrestlers into the lineup tonight and first year wrestler junior Blake Ashby got us started off right with a big win by pin,” Madison coach Tyson Skinner said. “Bryce (Turner), Brayden (Richards) and Luke (McCarty) made short work of their opponents to help lead us.”

Turner won by pin in 48 seconds at 113 pounds, Richards (132) won by pin in 1:51, McCarty (160) won by pin in 56 seconds, and Ashby (285) won by pin in 41 seconds. Alan Hernandez (145), Louis Humes (152), Christian Bell (182) and Colin Fulton (195) each won by forfeit.

Madison hosts Batesville in a dual meet on Tuesday.

Cub swimmers split with Seymour

Madison’s swim teams opened the 2019-20 season with a split of Hoosier Hills Conference foe Seymour at home on Tuesday.

The boys team won every event and rolled to a 104-72 victory while the girls suffered a 133-46 loss.

“We have a lot of kids swimming through early season injuries and each one of them powered through and showed a great deal of perseverance,” Madison coach Ashley Schutte said. “Each and every swimmer exceeded expectations tonight — they swam through discomfort, illness, and a few were in their very first swim meet and killed it!”

Winners for the boys were: Liam Roney, 200 free, 2:01.14; Justin Banks, 200 IM, 2:07.22 and 100 breast, 1:03.87; Jack Kelsey, 50 free, 25.87; Trenton Schmidt, 100 fly, 1:03.04; Carter Schutte, 100 free, 53.79 and 100 back, 1:01.72; Leighton Wielgoszinski, 500 free, 5:40.43; Schutte, Banks, Schmidt and Kelsey, 200 medley relay, 1:48.81; Roney, Peyton Ford, Kelsey, and Bladyn Cardinal, 200 free relay, 1:42.45; Roney, Schmidt, Schutte, and Banks, 400 free relay, 3:43.66.

Lucy Lynch, Anne Grady, Emily Nay and Trinity Stoner teamed up to win the 200 free relay in 1:58.64 for the girls’ lone win.

Other top three finishes for the boys were: Schmidt, second, 200 IM, 2:18.92; Luke Bryant, second, 100 fly, 1:06.61; Ford, second, 100 back, 1:08.38 and third, 100 free, 58.28; Wielgoszinski, third, 200 free, 2:05.27; Kelsey, third, 100 fly, 1:07.91; Wielgoszinski, Adrian Guzman, Gavin McMahon, and Cardinal, third, 400 free relay, 4:11.06.

Top three finishes for the girls were: Nay, second, 200 IM, 2:43.38; Stoner, second, 50 free, 29.06 and second, 100 fly, 1:20.59; Nay, Stoner, Lynch and Grady, second, 200 medley relay, 2:14.01; and Katie Royce, third, 200 free, 2:27.34 and third, 500 free, 6:46.42.

“We just could not be more proud of the effort and accomplishments of this team tonight and are so very excited to see where they end up as the season progresses,” coach Schutte said. “We have told them all along if they buy into the process, they will see results. We have several multi-sport athletes and kids who have taken advantage of our strength and conditioning program and we are benefiting from those efforts.”

Madison hosts cross-county rival Southwestern on Tuesday.



at Medora


SHAWE 12 18 23 11 — 64

MEDORA 16 9 19 5 — 49

SHAWE (1-0) — Stuart 23, H. Grote 19, May 13, J. Grote 6, Goins 2, Cole 1, Powers 0.

MEDORA (0-1) — Myers 16, Guffey 16, Spurgeon 8, C. Sturgill 5, Earl 2, Combs 2, McCory 0, E. Sturgill 0, Holstine 0, Cobb 0.

3-Point Goals — Shawe 5 (May 3, H. Grote 2), Medora 9 (Guffey 4, Myers 3, Spurgeon 2). Total Fouls — Shawe 15, Medora 10. Free Throws — Shawe 5-9, Medora 8-11. Fouled Out —