New Castle took another step toward an outright Hoosier Heritage Conference boys basketball title with a Thursday night win over visiting Delta.
The #1 (3A) Trojans (18-2, 6-0) defeated the Eagles (15-6, 3-3) 65-46.
A New Castle win over Pendleton Heights next week would clinch the regular season HHC title. Also, a loss by Shelbyville tonight at New Palestine or next Friday at Delta would also give the Trojans the outright conference title.
It would be the first outright title for New Castle since joining the HHC. The Trojans shared the title with Mt. Vernon with idential 6-1 records in 2015-16.
Greenfield-Central snapped an eight game losing streak with a 71-46 win over Knightstown
Connersville moved into a tie (each with one loss) with East Central atop the EIAC with a 50-36 win at East Central
Yorktown 62, Wes-Del 52
Rushville 68, Batesville 55