News From Terre Haute, Indiana

December 14, 2012

Clay City freshman has big fourth quarter vs. Union


Special to the Tribune-Star

Clay City — Alisha Steward had 11 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter to help Clay City hold on for a 44-40 SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference win over Union in girls high school basketball Thursday.

Hannah Sullivan paced Union with 18 points.



UNION (40) — Secrest 0 2-4 2, Smith 3 2-4 10, Hale 0 0-0 0, Kendall 2 0-0 5, Rynolds 1 3-4 5, Sullivan 6 5-5 18. Totals 12 FG, 12-17 FT, 40 TP.

CLAY CITY (44) — Steward 6 3-6 16, Dayhuff 2 0-0 5, Wolfe 3 1-2 7, Ellinger 3 1-2 8, Durga 0 0-0 0, Truax 2 0-0 6, Decker 0 2-2 2, Miller 0 0-0 0, Rogers 0 0-0 0, Price 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 FG, 7-12 FT, 44 TP.

Union    8    6    14    12    —    40

Clay City    11    4    11    18    —    44

3-point goals — Steward, Dayhuff, Ellinger, Smith 2, Kendall, Sullivan. U 12, CC 13. Fouled out — Ellinger.

Next — Clay City (4-6, 2-3 SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference) plays Tuesday at home against Cloverdale. Union (4-7, 1-4 SWIAC) plays Dec. 27 in the Red Hill Invitational.

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In other girls high school basketball Thursday:

n Greencastle 49, Rockville 46 — At Rockville, Jenifer Lee had 12 points to lead Rockville, while Morgan Black and Alexia Lear added 11 and 10 respectively.



GREENCASTLE (49) — Basile 7 3-6 19, Earl 1 4-4 7, Taylor 1 4-10 6, Amis 1 0-0 2, Stoltey 1 2-4 4, Smiley 1 0-0 2, Lenihan 4 1-2 9. Totals 16 FG, 14-26 FT, 49 TP.

ROCKVILLE (46) — Black 3 4-6 11, Lear 4 0-1 10, B.Gordon 2 5-7 9, Lee 3 6-9 12, M.Gordon 2 0-0 4, Bullington 0 0-0 0, Fellows 0 0-0 0, White 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 FG, 15-23 FT, 46 TP.

Greencastle    7    15    11    16    —    49

Rockville    10    10    9    17    —    46

3-point goals — Black, Lear 2, Basile 2. Total fouls — G 24, R 20. Fouled out — Amis.

JV — Greencastle won.

Next — Rockville (2-8) plays Tuesday at home against West Vigo. Greencastle improved to 7-5.



n Shakamak 58, Linton 37 — At Jasonville, host Shakamak got 20 points from Kelsey Pilant and 12 from Megan Phipps in posting the victory.

Linton’s high scorers were Joie Gadberry with 11 points and Courtney Johnson with nine.

Shakamak, which led 23-15 at halftime before erupting for 21 points in the third period, improved its record to 3-8 for the season.



Wednesday

n Covington 52, South Vermillion 32 — At Covington, Andi Taylor pumped in 17 points and Avery Chezem added 13 for the host Trojans.

South Vermillion’s high scorer was Katelyn Freed with nine points.



SOUTH VERMILLION (32) — Vitaniemi 2 1-4 6, K.Mack 0 0-0 0, Wright 1 0-0 3, Andrew 1 0-0 2, Russell 0 1-2 1, Johnson 0 1-2 1, Spivey 1 0-0 2, B.Mack 2 0-1 4, Freed 4 1-2 9, Crouch 0 1-2 1, Rigsby 1 0-0 3. Totals 12 FG, 5-13 FT, 32 TP.

COVINGTON (52) — Taylor 7 2-2 17, Lopez 0 1-2 1, Larsen 3 1-2 7, Wallace 1 0-0 2, Chezem 5 2-4 13, White 0 0-1 0, Kagels 2 0-0 4, McConkey 1 2-2 4, Foster 2 0-0 4, Cooper 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 FG, 8-13 FT, 52 TP.

South Vermillion    12    5    3    12    —    32

Covington    16    12    17    7    —    52

3-point goals — Vitaniemi, Wright, Rigsby, Taylor, Chezem. Total fouls — SV 11, C 15. Fouled out — none.

JV — Covington won.

Next — South Vermillion (1-9) will play host to Riverton Parke tonight. Covington is now 6-3.

Boys basketball

Tuesday

n Hutsonville-Palestine 45, Union 42 — At Hutsonville, Ill., the host team outscored Union 17-12 in the fourth period to gain the victory.

The Bulldogs trailed 12-8 after one period but had a 20-18 lead at halftime and took a 30-28 advantage into the final quarter.

Sterling Langley led Union with 13 points. Ian Hamburg had 12 and Austin Robertson added 11 to the totals.



Union     8    12    10    12    —    42

Hut-Palestine    12    6    10    17    —    45

Next — Union (0-5) is at Eastern Greene on Friday.