Corydon blanks Floyd Central in 1st quarter, pick up Uhl’s 300th
The Corydon Central girls’ basketball team went on the road Saturday afternoon and held host Floyd Central scoreless in the opening quarter. Using the defensive momentum, the Lady Panthers went on to win the contest, 39-33.
The victory by the Lady Panthers was the 300th win in the coaching career of skipper Michael Uhl. The program’s winningest coach, Uhl has guided the program for 21 seasons.
On the floor, Corydon Central’s defense helped set the tone for the milestone win. Corydon Central’s offense used a 3-pointer from Cami Schmitt and an old-fashioned 3-point play out of Lillian Wolfe to help build a 10-0 lead after the opening stanza.
Three-pointers increased the lead for Corydon Central in the second quarter. Off the bench, Grace Erwin knocked down a pair, while Madison Engleman added another. Meanwhile, Floyd Central struggled to score, and Corydon Central led 21-3 at the half.
Floyd Central made a run in the second half but couldn’t make up the deficit.
In the final quarter, Corydon Central went to the foul line 19 times, making good on 13. Emily Harbaugh, who went 9 of 12 at the stripe in the fourth, closed with a team-best 11 points.
In a balanced-scoring effort behind Harbaugh, Engleman finished with nine points, Schmitt with seven, Erwin with six, Katie Fessel with three and Wolfe with three.
Lindsey Dorsch paced the Lady Highlanders with 13 points. Vanessa Burns had all eight of her points in the final quarter for Floyd Central.
Corydon Central’s final regular-season game will be tomorrow (Thursday) at home when the Lady Panthers welcome Crawford County at 7:30 p.m. Senior night festivities ” recognizing Grace Carver, Engleman and Schmitt ” will take place between the junior varsity and varsity contests.
Corydon Central 10 11 3 15 ‘ 39
Floyd Central 0 3 11 19 ‘ 33
Corydon Central (10-12) ‘ Emily Harbaugh 11, Madison Engleman 9, Cami Schmitt 7, Grace Erwin 6, Lillian Wolfe 3, Katie Fessel 3.
Floyd Central (7-12) ‘ Lindsey Dorsch 13, Vanessa Burns 8, Sophia Gianfagna 5, Kalissa Fosskuhl 2, Kara Jermont 2, Grace Suer 2, Bella Barney 1.
3-point goals ‘ Corydon Central 4 (Erwin 2, Engleman, Schmitt); Floyd Central 3 (Burns 2, Dorsch).