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January 10, 2013

PREP ROUNDUP: Brewer leads South girls over Bloomington North

TERRE HAUTE — Tasia Brewer pumped in 22 points to lead Terre Haute South over visiting Bloomington North 63-50 in girls high school basketball Wednesday night.

The Braves also got double-figure scoring from Lauren Hambrock with 12 points and Emily Bell and Kylie Fendrick with 11 each.

The visitors’ leading scorers were Grace Luce with 19 points and Shai Warfield-Cross with 16.

BLOOMINGTON NORTH (50) — Martinez 0 0-0 0, Luce 9 0-0 19, Warfield-Cross 4 8-9 16, Tucker 2 0-0 4, Paflas 0 0-0 0, St. John 0 0-0 0, Sampson 3 0-0 6, Cassidy 0 0-0 0, Beane 0 1-2 1, Bensford 2 0-0 4. Totals 20 FG, 9-11 FT, 50 TP.

TERRE HAUTE SOUTH (63) — Buchanan 0 0-1 0, Davis 0 0-0 0, Brewer 7 4-6 22, Shanks 0 0-0 0, Joyner 2 2-3 7, Hambrock 5 2-2 12, Bell 5 0-0 11, Fendrick 4 1-2 11, Williams 0 0-0 0. Totals 23 FG, 9-14 FT, 63 TP.

Bloomington North    10    21    13    6    —    50

Terre Haute South    15    15    14    19    —    63

3-point goals — Luce, Brewer 4, Fendrick 2, Joyner, Bell. Total fouls — BN 15, THS 9. Fouled out — none.

JV — Terre Haute South 45 (Cassidy Wood 17), Bloomington North 25.

Next — Terre Haute South (10-5) will play host to Lawrence North on Saturday afternoon. Bloomington North is now 4-8.

Boys basketball

n Robinson 79, Casey 58 — At Robinson, Ill., Derrick Nicholas led four Robinson players in double-figure scoring as the host Maroons defeated Casey in Little Illini Conference action Tuesday night.

Nicholas finished with 28 points, while teammates Cory Blount (18), Aaron Siler (14) and Brayden Scott (10) also reached double digits.

Casey’s top scorers were Trivette Scales and Brandon Wolfe with 18 points apiece and Matt McCown with 10.

CASEY (58) — Scales 7 3-3 18, Wolfe 5 8-11 18, M.McCown 3 4-4 10, Murphy 3 1-2 9, Huisinga 1 0-0 3, Lawrence 0 0-0 0, S.McCown 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 FG, 16-20 FT, 58 TP.

ROBINSON (79) — Nicholas 13 2-6 28, Blount 7 3-4 18, Siler 4 6-9 14, Scott 4 1-1 10, Akande 3 3-4 9, Weck 0 0-0 0, Hoagland 0 0-0 0, Richart 0 0-0 0, Chipman 0 0-0 0, Tennis on 0 0-0 0. Totals 31 FG, 15-24 FT, 79 TP.

Casey    12    20    10    16    —    58

Robinson    21    17    25    16    —    79

3-point goals — Murphy 2, Scales, Huisinga, Blount, Scott. Total fouls — C 19, R 16. Fouled out —

Next — Robinson (15-2 overall, 6-0 LIC) will visit Marshall on Friday. Casey (9-5, 5-1) will play host to Olney on Friday.


n North sweeps Crawfordsville — At Crawfordsville, Terre Haute North’s boys and girls defeated Crawfordsville in a dual meet Tuesday. The boys won 110-74 and the girls won 113-72.

The Patriots’ girls won nine events. The Patriots’ boys won seven.


Terre Haute North 110, Crawfordsville 78

200 medley relay — North (Will Hubbs, Matt Priester, Forrest Gatrell, Courtland Jones) 1:49.88; 200 free — 1. Jones (THN) 1:57.38; 200 IM — 1. Will Fairfield (C) 2:06.93, 2. Hubbs (THN) 2:19.93; 50 free — 1. Fairfield (C) 25.40, 3. Jordan Metcalf (THN) 28.09; Diving — 1. Cole Williams (C) 159.40; 100 fly — 1. Fairfield (C) 57.80, 2. Priester (THN) 1:01.02; 100 free — 1. Andrei Ghejan (THN) 56.46; 500 free — 1. Jones (THN) 5:12.65; 200 free relay — 1. North (James Welch, Hubbs, Stephen Koos, Metcalf) 1:44.33; 100 back — 1. Keith Ridge (C) 1:02.92, 2. Hubbs (THN) 1:03.39; 100 breast — 1. Priester (THN) 1:09.36; 400 free relay — North (Priester, Harrison Barnes, Welch, Jones) 3:38.45.


Terre Haute North 113, Crawfordsville 72

200 medley relay — North (Maria Kline, Micah Brewmeister, Alex Nichols, Tapring Goatee) 2:04.38; 200 free — 1. Goatee (THN) 2:11.63; 1. Alex McDonald (C) 2:33.57, 2. Katlyn Powers (THN) 2:34.65; 50 free — 1. Kaitlin Franke (C) 26.99, 2. Kline (THN) 27.11; Diving — 1. Emily Neal (C) 215.20, 2. Nicole Heath (THN) 160.15; 100 fly — 1. Nichols (THN) 1:09.62; 100 free — 1. Kline (THN) 58.04; 500 free — 1. Heidi Mattick (THN) 5:58.17; 200 free relay — Crawfordsville 1:54.07; 100 back — 1. Nichols (THN) 1:11.09; 100 breast — 1. Brewmeister (THN) 1:20.14; 400 free relay — North (Kline, Powers, Brewmeister, Rachel Williams) 4:21.18.

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