Sports briefs

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Lyons loses two

The WRV-Lyons fifth grade boys basketball team lost two games at its own tournament Saturday.

Lyons dropped the opener to North Knox 45-17.

In the consolation game, Eastern Greene defeated WRV 29-24.

Records led with 10 points. Carter Hostetter scored six points, Christian Moreno and Noah Walton both scored four points.

Lakers win

Shakamak defeated host Dugger 40-17 in an eighth grade boys basketball game Monday.

The Lakers (4-4) got 10 points apiece from Tanner Yeryar, Cameron West and Parker Green.

Caleb Collier scored six points and Matt Townsend and Jalen Agee both scored two points.

Dugger was led by Bill Smith with nine, Bryer Pope with six and Luke Miller with two.

The Lakers will travel to Carlisle on Thursday.

Bloomfield places second

On Saturday Jan. 12 the Bloomfield Junior High School boys seventh grade hosted a four-team tourney with Linton-Stockton playing Eastern Greene and White River Valley playing Bloomfield.

In the first game the Cards started slow, turned the ball over too many times and trailed by two at halftime before outscoring WRV 17-3 in the third period and 14-7 in the fourth to win going away 51-32.

Patrick Beard had 18 points and six rebounds for BJHS while Isaac Combs finished with 13 points and six rebounds, Luke Ramsey seven points, Kent Quakenbush and Travis Coffey five points each, Sammy Query two points and Ethan Fitch one point.

The championship game put Bloomfield against Eastern Greene who had beaten them by 10 points earlier in the season.

Bloomfield got off to a hot start and took a 7-0 lead before the Thunderbirds could react. The Cards held a 16-14 halftime advantage before losing their shooting touch in the second half en route to a 44-32 loss.

"I am very proud of the boys, we executed our plays in the first half and tried to keep up when Eastern finally started hitting their shots," Cardinals coach Cameron Gilmore said. "We just ran out of gas at the end but never gave up."

Query, Beard and Quakenbush led the cards with eight points each while Ramsey and Combs added three points each and Jacob King closed out the day with two points.

Next up for BJHS will be a trip to Washington to play the Hatchets on Thursday at 6 p.m.

WRV splits with Edgewood

The White River Valley Junior High School girls basketball teams started the New Year by hosting Edgewood.

The seventh grade squad played an ugly game but was able to come away with a 19-13 win after putting together a strong second quarter.

Leading the way for WRV with 11 points was Kassi Morrison. Lacey Fisher had four followed by Whitney Green and Olivia Frye both with two points.

The seventh grade record now stands at 4-4 after winning their last four in a row.

In the eighth grade game the offense for both teams were a little more productive.

It was a close game from start to finish but WRV couldn't pull out the victory. Some untimely poor free throw shooting (6-23) resulted in them falling 29-24.

Leading WRV in scoring with 12 points was Abby Denham. Kassi Morrison added eight, Payton Franklin had three and Lacey Fisher ended with one point.

The eighth record now stands at 2-6.

Linton sixth girls fall

The Lintlon-Stocktn Elementary School sixth grade girls basketball team fell to PCYLB-Spencer 46-4 recently.

Chloe Boyd and Ashtonn Powell scored two points each for the Lady Miners who fell to 0-2 on the year.

Linton sixth boys rout Clay City

The Linton-Stockton Elementary School handed Clay City a 51-11 setback recently

Evan Slover led the Miners with 10 points followed by Jaden Chambers with eight, Silas Robbins and Justin Riggleman with seven each, Dane Witty and Sammy Robbins with six each, Jacob Goodwin with four, Brock Nash and Roman Weber with two points each.

The Miner sixth graders are now 2-1 on the year.

Bloomfield fifth stops Eastern Greene

The Bloomfield Elementary fifth grade boys basketball team posted a 46-19 win over Eastern Greene on recently at Bloomfield.

Cameron Ross and Turner Royal led the Cardinals with 10 points each.

Caleb Frady finished with seven for Bloomfield while Jack Townsend added six, Josh Pyne nine, Lane Skinner two and Nate Hughes two.

Gabe Farmer, Austin Page, Noah Cumming and Peyton Davis also played for the Cardinals.

Cards win fifth grade game

Bloomfield defeated Shakamak 55-19 in a fifth grade boys basketball game recently.

Jack Townsend paced the winners with 17 points. Josh Pyne scored 11 points, Turner Royal 10, Peyton Davis six, Lane Skinner, Caleb Frady and Cameron Ross each scored four, Noah Cumming two and Nate Hughes added one.

Austin Page, Eli Cumming and Gabe Farmer also played.

Lyons wins 1 of 2

The WRV-Lyons boys basketball team split two games against Carlisle Tuesday night.

The fifth graders lost 28-17.

Joe Records led with 11 points while Noah Walton scored four and Christian Moreno added two.

WRV won the sixth grade game 27-23.

Addison Wall paced Lyons with 16 points. Peyton Jackson scored four points, Brandon Wood three and Caleb Fish and Justus Lundy each added two.

Linton fifth remains unbeaten

The Linton-Stockton Elementary School boys fifth grade basketball team remained unbeaten in five tries following wins over Clay City and North Knox recently.

The Miners defeated Clay City 37-34 behind a 13 point scoring performance from Kip Fougerousse.

Cash Howard added six while Skylar Cox and Clay Hauser added five points each, Trent Rippy three and Luke Lannan and Caleb Clark finished with two each.

In a 25-22 win at North Knox, Fougerousse led Linton-Stockton with 17 points while Howard added eight.

They return to action on Tuesday Jan. 15 with a contest at North Daviess followed by a Thursday Jan. 17 game at home against Carlisle.

Linton sixth graders topple North Knox

The Linton-Stockton Elementary School sixth grade boys basketball team earned their third win of the year against just one loss following a 35-14 win at North Knox recently.

Evan Slover led the Miner efforts with 12 points while Silas Robbins added six, Sammy Robbins and Jaden Chambers four each while Justin Riggleman, Chase Howard and Jalen Boyd added two each and Jacob Goodwin added one point.

Lyons organizational meeting

There will be an organizational meeting for parents and coaches of Lyons Better Baseball/Softball on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m.

The meeting will take place in the meeting room at the Lyons Community Building.

Miners win seventh game.

Linton-Stockton defeated visiting Owen Valley 46-37 in an eighth grade boys basketball game Monday night.

Tyler Meurer tallied four points and two rebounds, Austin Allen

contributed one point and three rebounds, Damian Turpin had two points and two rebounds, Trey Passen collected five points and two rebounds,

Avery Gentry finished with nine points and three rebounds, Kendall Williams had 11 points and two assists and Joe Dieball had six assists, five steals and 14 points for the 7-4 Miners.

" To be off for a month since our last game, I thought we played extremely well," said Miner coach Darren Woodward. " The game was very physical and high paced and we were in single digits with our turnovers which was great to see.

"Avery was more active on the offensive end scoring seven of his nine points in the critical fourth quarter. I thought we got big minutes out of Damian and Justin off the bench."

Fifth graders still unbeaten

The Linton-Stockton fifth grade boys basketball team won two games recently.

They defeated Clay City 37-34.

Kip Fougerousse led the winners with 13 points.

Cash Howard scored six points, Skylar Cox and Clay Houser each scored five, Trent Rippy scored three and Luke Lannan and Caleb Clark each added two.

Fougerousse scored 127 points and Howard added eight as the Miners improved to 5-0 after defeating North Knox 25-22.

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