New Albany Bulldogs

NEW ALBANY — New Albany celebrated its Homecoming with a 81-65 victory over visiting Corydon Central on Saturday night.  

Junior guard Vanessa Burns tallied a team-high 21 points to pace four in double figures for the Bulldogs, who bounced back from Friday night's loss at Columbus North with a decisive win. 

Taylor Treat added 18 points, Layne Burke 16 and Journey Howard 11 for New Albany, which led 24-8 at the end of the first quarter. 

The Panthers pulled within 34-27 by halftime, but the Bulldogs outscored them 47-38 after intermission. 

Ava Weber netted a game-high 28 points to lead Corydon Central, which is coached by former Henryville bench boss Josh Conrad. Jessica Fulk added 18 for the Panthers (3-3), who visit Clarksville at noon next Saturday. 

New Albany (2-3) next visits Class 2A No. 4 Eastern at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night. 

NEW ALBANY 81, CORYDON CENTRAL 65

Corydon Central     9     18     17     21 — 65

New Albany          24     10     22     25 — 81

     Corydon Central (3-3): Grace Erwin 3, Ava Weber 28, Jaiden Cantrell 9, Jessica Fulk 18, Kayla Willoughby 4, Bailey Orme 4. 

     New Albany (2-3): Vanessa Burns 21, Taylor Treat 18, Journey Howard 11, Alaina Walker 9, Layne Burke 16, Maleea Roland 3, Myah Mitchell 3. 

     3-point field goals: Corydon Central 2 (Fulk 2); New Albany 6 (Burns 3, Burke 2, Treat).

TITANS TOP HORNETS

KNIGHTSTOWN — Tri topped Henryville 56-31 in a game at the Hoosier Gym on Saturday. 

The Hornets (0-4) next host Class No. 5 Lanesville on Dec. 3. 

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