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January 13, 2013

Sullivan mounts comeback to knock off Vincennes Lincoln

SULLIVAN — Host Sullivan mounted a fourth-quarter comeback Saturday in boys high school basketball, overhauling Vincennes Lincoln 61-56 in a nonconference game.

Brooks Weszely led all scorers with 18 points for the Golden Arrows, who also got 16 points and a game-clinching 3-pointer from Nathan Pirtle plus 12 points from Jake Kinnaman and 10 from MIchael Hutchcraft.

Avory Mickens scored 17 points, Josh Sprinkle 13 and Patrick Toole 10 for the Alices, who had handed Class 3A’s fifth-ranked Mt. Vernon (Posey) its first loss of the season a night earlier.

VINCENNES LINCOLN (56) — Nowaskie 2 0-0 4, Toole 3 2-2 10, Claycomb 1 0-0 3, Sprinkle 6 1-2 13, Mickens 6 5-7 17, Lett 1 4-4 6, Barmes 1 0-0 3. Totals 20 FG, 12-15 FT, 56 TP.

SULLIVAN (61) — Weszely 7 1-2 18, Pirtle 7 0-0 16, Gregory 1 1-2 3, Kinnaman 5 2-2 12, Hutchcraft 4 1-3 10, Willis 0 2-2 2, McPhail 0 0-0 0, King 0 0-0 0, Perkinson 0 0-0 0. Totals 24 FG, 7-11 FT, 61 TP.

Vincennes Lincoln    15    13    14    14    —    56

Sullivan    11    13    13    24    —    61

3-point goals — Toole 2, Claycomb, Barmes, Weszely 3, Pirtle 2, Hutchcraft. Total fouls — VL 13, Sullivan 15. Fouled out — none.

JV — Vincennes Lincoln 31, Sullivan 19.

Next — Sullivan (10-3) hosts Eastern Greene on Friday. Vincennes Lincoln (10-3) hosts Castle that night.

In other boys basketball

• Southmont 53, Riverton Parke 46 — At Mecca, the host Panthers had a 23-point second quarter, but a 12-point second half doomed their chances of an upset over the once-beaten Mounties.

Brandon Bovair had 14 points, Matt Haltom 12 and Tanner Edge 11 for Riverton Parke. Drake Cooksey scored 17, Cody Thomas 15 and Devon Burton 12 for Southmont.

SOUTHMONT (53) — Gehne 1 0-0 3, Cooksey 4 6-10 17, Burton 4 3-4 12, Thomas 5 4-5 15, McCammack 1 1-3 3, Whalen 1 0-0 3. Totals 16 FG, 14-22 FT, 53 TP.

RIVERTON PARKE (46) — Sanders 1 0-0 3, Bovair 5 1-1 14, Wilson 1 1-1 3, Mathas 1 0-0 3, Haltom 6 0-1 12, Edge 4 3-4 11, Organ 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 FG, 5-7 FT, 46 TP.

Southmont    14    12    7    20    —    53

Riverton Parke    11    23    5    7    —    46

3-point goals — Cooksey 3, Gehne, Burton, Thomas, Whalen, Bovair 3, Sanders, Mathas. Total fouls — Southmont 11, RP 18. Fouled out — Wilson.

JV — Southmont 43, Riverton Parke 27.

Next — Riverton Parke (4-9) hosts North Central on Friday. Southmont (8-1) hosts North Putnam on Tuesday.

• Rockville 78, Crawfordsville 58 — At Rockville, Class A’s top-ranked Rox exploded to a 26-3 first-quarter lead and coasted the rest of the way in a nonconference game.

Lane Mahurin had 31 points for the winners, with Jordon McFall adding 19 and Gary Ulrich 11. Seth Lewis scored 12 for the Athenians.

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