News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 4, 2013

PREP ROUNDUP: Rhagen Smith scores 37, becomes Sullivan's all-time leading scorer

STAFF REPORT
The Tribune-Star

SULLIVAN — Sullivan girls basketball has a new all-time leading scorer after Rhagen Smith posted a career-high 37 points Thursday in a 66-34 win against South Knox.

Smith surpassed Daria Weitekamp for top honors, giving the 6-foot-2 Indiana State recruit 1,477 points for her career.

Caelan Jones added 16 points for the Golden Arrows, now ranked No. 5 in Class 2A.



SOUTH KNOX (34) — Wolter 0 0-0 0, Carroll 1 6-6 8, Mikaska 0 0-0 0, Kelley 0 0-0 0, Burkhart 4 0-0 9, Hoops 0 1-2 1, Wilson 1 3-4 5, McDowell 0 0-0 0, Copp 0 3-4 3, Dare 1 0-1 2, Kirk 2 2-2 6. Totals 9 FG, 15-19 FT, 34 TP.

SULLIVAN (66) — Jones 6 3-3 16, Gilham 3 0-0 7, Judson 0 0-0 0, Chapman 2 0-0 4, Baysinger 0 0-0 0, Cottom 0 0-0 0, Wilkes 0 0-0 0, Secrest 0 0-0 0, Smith 15 7-7 37, Harrison 1 0-0 2, McDonald 0 0-0 0. Totals 27 FG, 10-10 FT, 66 TP.

South Knox    10    5    12    7    —    34

Sullivan    17    18    14    17    —    66

3-point goals — Jones, Gilham, Burkhart. Total fouls — SK 10, S 17. Fouled out — none.

JV — Sullivan 22, South Knox 12.

Next — Sullivan (12-2) plays Tuesday at Union.



In other girls basketball:

• North Central 48, Bloomfield 44 — At Farmersburg, Katelynn Kennedy had 12 points and Tory Swalls 11 as the host team won a SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference game.



BLOOMFIELD (44) — Bucher 1 4-6 6, Schulte 2 0-0 4, Weddle 2 2-6 6, Hasler 5 2-2 14, Hall 2 0-0 5, Adams 1 0-0 2, McIntosh 2 0-0 5, Wikle 0 0-0 0, Moody 0 0-2 0, Toon 0 0-4 0, Bond 1 0-0 2. Totals 16 FG, 8-20 FT, 44 TP.

NORTH CENTRAL (48) — Kennedy 4 4-6 12, Swalls 4 3-4 11, Evans 3 2-2 8, Kreischer 2 4-6 8, Netherlain 2 1-3 7, Caddell 0 0-0 0, Mangram 0 2-3 2, Crumrin 0 0-0 0. Totals 15 FG, 16-24 FT, 48 TP.

Bloomfield    8    10    6    20    —    44

North Central    8    10    11    19    —    48

3-point goals — Hasler 2, Hall, McIntosh, Netherlain 2. Total fouls — Bloomfield 19, NC 17. Fouled out — Kreischer.

Next — North Central (5-8, 2-4 SWIAC) hosts Turkey Run at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Bloomfield (4-8, 2-3) plays at Loogootee on Saturday.



• Rockville 54, Turkey Run 29 — At Rockville, Jenifer Lee had 15 points and Brittany Gordon 12 for the winners in a Wabash River Conference game.



TURKEY RUN (29) — Thompson 0 2-4 2, Grayless 4 1-3 9, Bowling 3 0-1 7, Goddard 1 3-4 5, Basan 0 2-4 2, Wood 1 2-2 4, Emery 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 FG, 10-18 FT, 29 TP.

ROCKVILLE (54) — Black 2 2-2 6, Lear 2 0-0 6, B.Gordon 5 0-0 12, Lee 5 4-4 15, M.Gordon 1 0-0 2, Boardman 3 2-4 8, Secuskie 2 0-0 4, Bullington 0 0-1 0, Pratt 0 0-1 0, White 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 FG, 8-12 FT, 54 TP.

Turkey Run    9    10    3    7    —    29

Rockville    14    20    14    6    —    54

3-point goals — Bowling, Lear 2, B.Gordon 2, Lee. Total fouls — TR 16, Rockville 18. Fouled out — none.

Next — Rockville (3-9, 1-3 WRC) hosts South Vermillion on Tuesday. Turkey Run (0-11, 0-5) has an 11:30 a.m. game Saturday at North Central.



Monday

At Indianapolis

TERRE HAUTE NORTH (39) — Sykes 1 1-2 4, Clark 0 2-4 2, Pritchard 4 2-8 10, Curley 3 3-6 12, Anderson 4 1-2 11, Lucas 0 0-0 0, Crick 0 0-0 0, Middleton 0 0-0 0, Bendickson 0 0-0 0, Howes 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 FG, 9-22 FT, 39 TP.

INDIANAPOLIS NORTH CENTRAL (52) — Ewing 6 4-5 18, Edwards 4 2-6 13, Owens 3 1-4 10, Taylor 2 0-0 5, LeShore 0 2-2 2, Radford 1 0-3 2, Ingram 1 0-1 2, Shabazz 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 FG, 9-21 FT, 52 TP.

Terre Haute North    7    16    5    11    —    39

Indianapolis North Central    17    9    9    17    —    52

3-point goals — Curley 3, Anderson 2, Sykes, Owens 3, Edwards 3, Ewing 2, Taylor. Total fouls — THN 14, INC 17. Fouled out — Anderson.

Next — Terre Haute North (11-5, 1-3 Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference) plays at noon Saturday at Lawrence North. North Central (7-5, 3-0) plays Saturday at Ben Davis.



Boys basketball

• Eastern, WRV win — At Switz City, Eastern and White River Valley were winners in Greene County Invitationals games played Thursday at WRV.

Two-time defending champ Eastern defeated Clay City 55-35 and the host Wolverines bested Bloomfield 46-23. The Thunderbirds and WRV  meet in the second semifinal contest tonight following the Linton-Shakamak game.

Clay City had a 12-11 lead over Eastern after one period in the first game but trailed 25-17 at halftime.

The Thunderbirds ran off 14 straight points and outscored the Eels 20-5 in the third period for a 45-22 advantage.

Nathan Sparks led 9-1 Eastern with 14 points. Tyler Brough had 10, Kurtis Stille eight and Briar Martindale seven for the winners.

Blake Cesinger had 11 for the 4-5 Eels, seeing limited action in the second half after getting into foul trouble. Evan Rogers had five for the Eels.

 

Clay City    12    5    5    13    —    35

Eastern    11    14    20    10    —    55

Next -- Eastern (9-1) plays White River Valley (6-2) tonight. Clay City (4-5) plays Bloomfield (6-4) on Saturday.



Wrestling

• Terre Haute South 42, Sullivan 28 — At Sullivan, Ryan Uppal moved up a weight but improved his record to 22-1 for the season in the Braves’ victory on Wednesday.



106 — Dylan Freisner (THS) pinned Danny Holmes

113 — Ryan Uppal (THS) pinned Nathan Barney

120 — Darin Pemberton (THS) dec. Seth Hancock

126 — Cory Orndorf (S) pinned David Lewis

132 — Nick Bird (S) pinned Tony Serrato

138 — Colt Thompson (S) dec. C.J. Williams

145 — Phoenix Adams (THS) technical fall over Jason Jones

152 — Ian Newton (THS) dec. Mason O’Neal

160 — Cody Helms (THS) dec. John Sullivan

170 — Duane Deerwester (THS) dec. James Followell

182 — Kel Williams (S) pinned Sean Young

195 — Hunter McCoy (S) pinned Christopher Rawling

220 — Jordan Montgomery (THS) pinned Zach Chastain

285 — Junior Berry (THS) dec. Tristen Hancock

Next — Terre Haute South (14-5) competes Saturday at the Evansville Memorial Classic.