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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Linton defeats Lyons

The Linton-Stockton Elementary School sixth grade boys basketball team defeated WRV-Lyons 54-19 on Monday night.

Leading the Miners (7-3) was Sammy Robbins with 19 points.

Dane Witty and Evan Slover finished with eight points each while Jaden Chambers added seven, Jalen Boyl added six, Silas Robbins four and Roman Weber two.

Brandon Wood led Lyons with eight points. Justus Lundy scored four points, Joe Records, Peyton Jackson and Addison Wall each scored two points and Noah Walton added one.

In the fifth grade game, the Miners won 54-19.

Kip Fougerousse led the winners with 21 points.

Clay Hauser scored seven points, Cash Howard four and Trent Rippy one for the 8-1 Miners.

Records led Lyons with 11 points, Carter Hostetter scored four, Christian Moreno and Walton both scored two and Jack Camden added one.

UHS girls add game

The Union Lady Bulldogs will travel to Washington Catholic for a 6:30 p.m. varsity-only contest on Thursday night.

The game was added to the slate after both teams had unexpected openings due to weather cancellations.

Eighth graders wins two

The Linton-Stockton eighth grade girls basketball team won two home games recently to improve to 7-1.

The Lady Miners defeated Washington Catholic 35-17.

"We were actually down 7-2 at the end of the first quarter and then came alive to outscore them 17-2 in the second quarter," said Miner coach Brock Thuis.

Taylor Thuis scored 12 points, followed by Jorden House with eight, Tayler Moore with seven, Brooklyn Smith had six and Delaney Morin added two.

Against Carlisle, the Lady Miners won 30-11.

Thuis had 14 points, House seven, Camryn Huffman three, Smith, Morin and Moore each added two.

The seventh graders lost to Carlisle, falling to 3-4.

Ryleigh Fidler led Linton in scoring with eight points, Kaylee Buckallew added four points and Brantli Lannan, Zoie Phegley, and Ashlee Johnson each added two.

WC did not have a seventh grade team.

WRV schedule change

The White River Valley girls basketball game with Washington Catholic Wednesday will be a varsity-only game with a 7 p.m. tipoff at Switz City.

WRV Junior High results

On Monday, Jan. 21 the White River Valley Junior High School girls basketball team traveled to Clay City where they fell 25-21.

Leading a balanced scoring attack for WRV was Kassi Morrison with eight points.

Whitney Green added six, Payton Franklin had four, Olivia Frye chipped in two and Lacy Fisher ended with one point.

In the eighth grade game WRV came out hot and stayed that way to the end.

Good intensity and a great team effort resulted in a 31-12 victory.

Morrison led the way for another balanced scoring attack getting 10 points. Abby Denham had seven, Fisher and Franklin both scored four.

Green hit for three, Meggan Miller chipped in two and Ashley Camden finished with one.

WRV returned to action the following day when they hosted Eastern Greene.

In one of their better games of the season WRV's seventh grade got the win 28-6.

Having a big night was Fisher with 16 points, Morrison finished with seven, Frye chipped in three, Franklin and Bella Reed both ended with one point each.

The eighth grade game saw WRV follow suit posting a 27-8 win.

Tying for scoring honors were Denham and Morrison with 11 points each. Fisher added three and Miller ended with two.

On Thursday, WRV made the long trip to North Central and came home with a split.

The seventh grade won in big fashion 33-5.

Morrison again led WRV in scoring with 16. Fisher hit for 11, Green, Franklin, and Frye ended with two points each.

A last second shot just missed and left the WRV eighth graders with a long ride home, losing 32-29.

Leading WRV with 11 was Denham.

Fisher and Morrison both had eight and Green ended with two.

Worthington splits two games

WRV-Worthington split two elementary girls basketball games at its own tournament Saturday.

Worthington defeated Shakamak 37-17 as Addi Graves scored 15 points. Allison Fields had eight points, Mallorey Frye and Haven Baker six each and Alanna Miller added two.

WRV lost to Bloomfield 32-24 in the title game.

Graves scored 16 points for Worthington. Frye, Fields and Baker each scored two points and Jaeni Lundy and Miller each added one free throw.

Miners win three

The Linton-Stockton eighth grade boys basketball team recently won three games, pushing its record to 12-4.

On Jan. 21, the Miners defeated visiting Carlisle 40-26 as Josh Dieball had nine points and nine rebounds.

Avery Gentry collected nine ponts and three rebounds while Tyler Meurer had seven points. Justin Rippy scored five points, Trey Passen had three rebounds and four points, Forest Gwyn had three and three rebounds while Austin Allen (two) and Thaniel Heath (one) combined for three points.

On Jan. 22, the Miners defeated host North Knox 45-31 at Edwardsport.

Kendall Williams (12) and Dieball (10) combined for 22 ponts.

Damien Turpin had three rebounds and two points.

The Miners defeated White River Valley 33-19 at Worthington.

Luke Wilson had four rebounds and three points. Billy Raybern collected two rebounds and one point.

Cody Corbin had three steals, five rebounds and six points.

"This was a real nice win where we were able to play everybody and all contributed in one way or another," said Miner coach Darren Woodward. "Cody made the most of his minutes leading us in three categories. I really appreciated his hustle and effort."

Miner game moved

The West Vigo at Linton-Stockton high school boys basketball game has been moved from Friday, Feb. 22 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, according to Miner athletic director Charlie Karazsia.

The Northview at Linton-Stockton game will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20.

AREA SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Feb. 19

BOYS BASKETBALL

Barr-Reeve at White River Valley, 6 p.m.

West Vigo at Linton-Stockton, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

BOYS BASKETBALL

Northview at Linton-Stockton, 6 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22

BOYS BASKETBALL

Barr-Reeve at Bloomfield, 6 p.m.

Eastern Greene at North Daviess, 6 p.m.

Owen Valley at Shakamak, 6 p.m.

END OF BOYS REGULAR SEASON

Bloomfield fifth stops Linton

The Bloomfield Elementary School fifth grade boys basketball team defeated Linton-Stockton 40-34 in a battle of unbeaten squads Wednesday night.

The Cardinals jumped out to an early first half lead of 17-8 before the Miners came roaring back with a strong fourth quarter where they scored 20 points.

Leading the winners were Josh Pyne with 15 points.

Turner Royal checked out with seven for Bloomfield while Jack Townsend added six, Cameron Ross four, Caleb Frady three, Lane Skinner two and Nate Hughes one for the winners.

Peyton Davis, Eli Cumming, Noah Cumming, Austin Page and Gabe Farmer also played for Bloomfield.



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