News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 5, 2013

PREP ROUNDUP: Linton tops Shakamak in double OT at Greene County Invitational

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

SWITZ CITY — Linton escaped in two overtimes to defeat Shakamak 70-62 on Friday at the Greene County Invitational.

White River Valley defeated Eastern Greene 58-52 in another semifinal game.

Consolation-bracket games begin at 10 a.m. today.



10 a.m. — North Central vs. Union

11:30 — Bloomfield vs. Clay City

1 p.m. — Seventh-place game

2:30 — Fifth-place game

6 — Third-place game, Shakamak vs. Eastern Greene

7:30 — Championship, Linton vs. White River Valley



In other boys basketball:

• Owen Valley 62, Northview — At Spencer, Northview suffered its first Western Indiana Conference boys basketball loss on Friday night.

The Knights (5-5, 3-1 WIC) play host to Terre Haute South next Friday. Owen Valley (4-7, 2-1) plays at Brown County that night.



• Turkey Run 50, North Putnam 47 — At Marshall, Ind., the host Warriors got their first win of the season in a nonconference game, taking a nine-point lead at the half and then fighting from behind in the fourth quarter.

Jeff Woods led the winners with 18 points, but had just one in the fourth period. Jake Amstutz had 11, including two fourth-quarter baskets and Austin Jones hit two of his three 3-pointers in the final eight minutes.

Jameson Brewer had 27 points and Jordan Nauert 12 for the Cougars.



NORTH PUTNAM (47) — Flynn 0 0-0 0, Beaman 0 0-0 0, Green 0 2-2 2, Hazelgrove 0 0-0 0, Roberts 0 0-0 0, Haste 3 0-0 6, Nauert 5 0-0 12, Brewer 12 0-1 27. Totals 20 FG, 2-4 FT, 47 TP.

TURKEY RUN (50) — Amstutz 5 1-2 11, Thomas 0 0-0 0, Woods 5 4-6 18, Jones 3 0-0 9, Davis 1 0-0 2, Russell 1 0-0 2, Sunderman 4 0-1 8. Totals 19 FG, 5-8 FT, 50 TP.

North Putnam    12    5    16    14    —    47

Turkey Run    11    15    11    13    —    50

3-point goals — Brewer 3, Nauert 2, Woods 4, Jones 3. Total fouls — NP 12, TR 11. Fouled out — none.

JV — Turkey Run won.

Next — Turkey Run (1-9) plays tonight at Eminence. North Putnam (1-7) hosts North Vermillion tonight.



• Marshall 55, Oblong 36 — At Marshall, Ill., the host Lions got balanced scoring and a notable defensive performance in a Little Illini Conference win.

Thomas Sisson had 14 points, Taylor Maurer 12 and Keegan Steele 10 for Marshall. Collin Meese had 10 points for the Panthers, but Oblong star Anthony Johnson was held to seven.



OBLONG (36) — Richardson 1 0-0 2, Meese 4 2-2 10, Johnson 2 2-3 7, Knollenberg 2 0-1 4, Mendenhall 2 0-1 4, Jacobs 0 2-2 2, Mayhew 1 5-6 7, Allen 0 0-0 0, Woods 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 FG, 11-15 FT, 36 TP.

MARSHALL (55) — Bloodworth 1 0-2 2, T.Sisson 4 5-5 14, Berner 3 0-0 8, Maurer 6 0-0 12, Morris 2 0-0 5, Steele 3 3-6 10, Rice 1 0-0 2, Hefner 0 0-0 0, Lindsey 0 0-0 0, Newbold 0 0-0 0, Davidson 1 0-0 2. Totals 21 FG, 8-13 FT, 55 TP.

Oblong    9    9    10    8    —    36

Marshall    10    16    14    15    —    55

3-point goals — Johnson, Berner 2, T.Sisson, Morris, Steele. Total fouls — Oblong 14, Marshall 20. Fouled out — none.

JV — Marshall 56, Oblong 49.

Next — Marshall (10-5, 3-3 LIC) plays Tuesday at Newton. Oblong is 12-5.



• Edgewood 70, South Vermillion 59 — At Ellettsville, the host Mustangs got their first Western Indiana Conference win of the season.

South Vermillion fell to 2-7, 0-3 in the WIC, and hosts Seeger tonight. Edgewood (3-5, 1-1) hosts South Putnam tonight.



• Robinson 82, Hutsonville-Palestine 30 — At Hutsonville, Ill., the Maroons cruised to a Little Illini Conference victory Friday night, improving to 13-2 for the season.



• Covenent Christian 71, Cloverdale 61 — At Cloverdale, the host Clovers dropped their seventh straight contest.

Covenant Christian led at every stop, including a 58-41 lead heading into the fourth quarter. Cloverdale got the ball inside to 6-6 forward Zach Dorman for 28 points and 13 rebounds and center Brantson Scott had 13.



COVENENT CHRISTIAN (71) — Sturm 4-10 1-2 10, Williams 3-9 0-0 6, Brents 2-4 5-6 9, Seifert 3-4 0-0 6, Johnson 4-7 9-10 18, Owen 6-9 0-1 12, Hipsher 3-8 1-2 7, Smith 0-2 0-0 0, Marsh 1-1 0-0 3, DeMyers 0-0 0-0 0, Tucker 0-0 0-0 0, Keaton 0-0 0-1 0. Totals 26-54 FG, 16-22 FT, 71 TP.

CLOVERDALE (61) — B.Dorman 3-6 2-2 8, Z.Dorman 9-14 10-11 28, Scott 4-5 5-6 13, Collet 1-4 2-2 4, Schroer 2-9 0-0 6, Pfaff 1-5 0-0 2, Cummings 0-0 0-0 0, Cupp 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-43 FG, 19-21 FT, 61 TP.

Covenant Christian    16    24    18    13    —    71

Cloverdale    14    11    16    20    —    61

3-point goals — CC 3-5 (Sturm 1-1, Johnson 1-1, Marsh 1-1, Williams 0-1, Smith 0-1), Cloverdale 2-12 (Schroer 2-5, Scott 0-1, B.Dorman 0-2, Collett 0-2, Pfaff 0-2). Total fouls — CC 18, Cloverdale 17. Fouled out — Schroer. Turnovers — CC 8, Cloverdale 17. Rebounds — CC 29 (Hipsher 7), Cloverdale 26 (Z.Dorman 13). Steals — CC 12 (Johnson 3), Cloverdale 4 (Schroer 2).

JV — Covenant Christian won 46-18.

Next — Cloverdale (2-9) will host Cascade next Friday. Covenant Christian (4-6) hosts Indianapolis Washington that night.

Girls basketball

Thursday

• Shakamak 47, West Vigo 36 — At Jasonville, Sierra Hudson had a game-high 18 points to lead the host Lakers in a nonconference game.

Charity Lane scored 13 and Shyanne Elkins 12 for West Vigo, while Kelsey Pilant added 12 for Shakamak.



West Vigo    12    7    8    9    —    36

Shakamak    17    12    5    13    —    47

Next — West Vigo (3-10) hosts Cloverdale on Monday. Shakamak (4-9) hosts North Daviess on Tuesday.



• North Vermillion 40, Riverton Parke 33 — At Cayuga, the host Falcons avenged a 26-point loss two months ago to take control of the Wabash River Conference standings.

North Vermillion, now 14-2 overall and 5-0 in the WRC, plays Tuesday at Attica and needs to beat the Red Ramblers and Covington for the conference title. Class A’s sixth-ranked Riverton Parke, 11-2 and 4-1, hosts South Putnam on Tuesday.

Riverton Parke had beaten North Vermillion 59-33 during the Banks of the Wabash Tournament in November.



• Marshall 52, Casey 22 — At Casey, Ill., Kaydie Grooms had 28 points, six rebounds, five steals, three assists and two blocks as the visiting Lions dominated the Little Illini Conference game.

Ariana Kuhn added 12 points, nine rebounds and four assists for the winners. Taylor Birchfield led Casey with seven points.



MARSHALL (52) — Switzer 2 0-0 4, Lay 0 0-0 0, Bishop 1 0-0 2, Carter 0 0-0 0, Boyer 1 0-0 2, Keim 2 0-0 4, Kile 0 0-0 0, Thompson 0 0-1 0, Murphy 0 0-0 0, Grooms 12 4-6 28, Bender 0 0-0 0, Kuhn 6 0-0 12, Gorrell 0 0-0 0. Totals 24 FG, 4-7 FT, 52 TP.

CASEY (22) — Lowery 0 0-0 0, Spivey 0 0-2 0, Cutright 2 0-0 6, Green 1 0-0 2, Brandenburg 0 0-0 0, Black 1 0-2 2, Decker 2 1-3 5, Cox 0 0-0 0, Birchfield 3 1-4 7, Edwards 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 FG, 2-11 FT, 22 TP.

Marshall    19    7    16    10    —    52

Casey    6    2    6    8    —    22

3-point goals — Cutright 2. Total fouls — Marshall 10, Casey 10. Fouled out — none.

JV — Marshall 30 (Cheyenne Thompson 14), Casey 28.

Next — Marshall (15-1, 7-0 LIC) plays Monday at Newton.



• Newton 55, Robinson 28 — At Newton, Ill., the visiting Maroons had the top two scorers but couldn’t win the Little Illini Conference game.

Emily Calip had 12 points and Ashlyn Sullivan 11 for Robinson.



ROBINSON (28) — Mendenhall 0 0-0 0, Shook 1 0-0 2, Quick 1 0-0 2, Sullivan 4 0-0 11, Hannahs 0 0-0 0, Calip 4 3-7 12, Paddock 0 0-0 0, Laino 0 0-0 0, Thompson 0 0-2 0, Keeler 0 1-6 1. Totals 10 FG, 4-15 FT, 28 TP.

NEWTON (55) — Davidson 1 0-0 2, Jansen 0 3-4 3, Beirman 4 2-2 10, Niebrugge 3 0-0 8, Swingler 4 0-0 10, Kerner 2 2-2 8, Koebele 0 0-0 0, Wirth 3 3-5 9, Will 1 0-0 2, Stewart 0 3-4 3. Totals 18 FG, 13-17 FT, 55 TP.

Robinson    10    6    4    8    —    28

Newton    11    17    20    7    —    55

3-point goals — Sullivan 3, Calip, Niebrugge 2, Swingler 2, Kerner 2.

JV — Newton 45, Robinson 7 (Alisha Lewis 3).