News From Terre Haute, Indiana

December 11, 2013

Prep basketball: Kinnaman knocks down 21 as Sullivan defeats Shakamak

Tom Reck
Tribune-Star correspondent

TERRE HAUTE — Sullivan led most of the way in high school boys basketball Tuesday night to win its second game of the season, defeating Shakamak 77-44.

The Arrows used a 5-0 run to take a 9-4 lead and had a 17-9 advantage after one period. They led 36-20 at the intermission and took a 52-28 lead into the fourth quarter.

Three players were in double figures for the veteran Arrows. Jake Kinnaman led the way with 21 points. Ian Perkinson tallied 14 and Hunter King scored 12, on four 3-point baskets.

Brandon Morin had 14 points to lead the Lakers in their season opener before fouling out in the last period. Jake Waters added 13 points to the Shakamak totals.



SHAKAMAK (44) — West 1 1-4 3, Waters 4 2-2 13, Collins 1 3-5 5, Morin 6 2-5 14, Burris 1 0-0 2, Bessling 1 2-2 4, Terrell 1 0-0 3, Scott 0 0-0 0, 15 FG 10-18 FT, 44 TP.

SULLIVAN (77) — Weszely 4 1-2 10, Pirtle 2 0-0 6, Perkinson 4 6-8 14, Kinnaman 10 1-1 21, Gregory 1 0-0 2, King 4 0-0 12, Willis 2 4-4 8, Santus 1 2-3 4, Hutchcraft 0 0-0 0, McPhail 0 0-0 0. 28 FG 14-18 FT, 77 TP.

Shakamak    9    11    8    16    —    44

Sullivan    17    19    16    25    —    77


3-point goals — Walters 3, Terrell; King 4, Pirtle 2, Weszely. Total fouls — Sh 17, Su 17.

JV — Sullivan 44-38

Next — Sullivan (2-0) plays host to Greencastle. Shakamak (0-1) plays host to Union on Friday.



In other boys action Tuesday:

Marshall 80, Casey 68 — At Casey, Ill., junior Keegan Steele sparked the Lions to victory in their Little Illini Conference game Tuesday night.

Steele tallied 29 points and was good on 20 of 22 from the free-throw line, hitting his first 14 in a row.

Marshall led most of the way and used a 9-0 run to hike its lead to 55-43 after the host team had gotten within three points on two free throws by Brandon Wolfe.

The Lions took a 58-47 lead into the final frame and outscored Casey 22-21 in the last eight minutes.

Three other Marshall players had 15 points: Chazz Lindsey, Drew Morris and Spencer Shaffner.

Wolfe had 22 and Sam Huisinga scored 20 for the Warriors.

Both teams face LIC opponents on Friday. The 3-2 Lions play host to pre-season league favorite Flora. Casey is 1-1 and is at Lawrenceville, coached by former Casey and Martinsville coach Randy Bishop.

Clay City 59, Union 32 — At Clay City, Clay City improved to 2-0 with a SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference victory over Union.

The Eels also won their first SWIAC game.

Union fell to 0-3 and 0-2 in the SWIAC.

Girls

Riverton Parke 49, Shakamak 40 — At Mecca, Riverton Parke improved to 6-1 with a nonconference victory over Shakamak.

The Lakers fell to 3-3.