The Carmel Greyhounds (18-1, No. 3) took on the Warren Central Warriors (14-2, No. 2) at home on Friday in one of most anticipated matchups of the season, and the Greyhounds came out on top 69-52 after outscoring the Warriors 31-18 in the first two quarters.

Carmel’s Karsten Windlan led all scorers with 19 points. Luke Heady added 18 points, John Michael Mulloy had 11 and Peter Suder managed 10 points of his own.

The Greyhounds also outworked the Warriors on the boards—out-rebounding Warren Central 25-16.

Warren Central’s Isiah Moore had 16 points on the night, but those points came from four three-pointers—he shot 13 threes total—and four free-throws. Jesse Bingham added 13 points and Jakobie Robinson scored 12 of his own.

Carmel got off to a good start, outscoring the Warriors 15-9 in the first quarter. In the second it was more of the same as the Greyhounds bettered their first quarter performance by one point, outscoring Warren 16-9 to give them a 31-18 lead going into the locker room at half.

Warren picked things up on offense during the third quarter—scoring 23 points. But the Greyhounds kept pace by putting up 20 points of their own in the quarter.

In the fourth, Carmel looked like they did in the first half and outscored Warren 18-11, which led to Friday’s 69-52 win.

Warren will take on Pike High School (13-7) at home on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m.

The Greyhounds have a home game tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Carmel where they will take on Warsaw (13-4).