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December 18, 2013

Preps: South downs West Vigo in Tuesday wrestling meet

TERRE HAUTE — Terre Haute South won 11 weight classes en route to defeating West Vigo 58-18 in high school wrestling Tuesday night inside the Braves’ gym.

Terre Haute South 58, West Vigo 18

106 — Logan Stephenson (THS) pin. Seth Frey.

113 — David Lewis (THS) pin. Brian Becker.

120 — Clayton Knoblitt (WV) pin. Keagan Koenig.

126 — Cody Elkins (WV) pin. Avery Meadows.

132 — Nic Church (THS) dec. Doug Wilkins 9-6.

138 — Ian Newton (THS) pin. Sam Bowden.

145 — CJ Williams (THS) dec. Zac Otte 7-0.

152 — Phoenix Adams (THS) pin. Chris Wolfe.

160 — Dante Johnson (THS) decisioned Joe Creasey 6-5.

170 — Duane Deewrwester (THS) dec. Jack Belleu 17-2.

182 — Sean Young (THS) pin. Nick Parker.

195 — Jacob Givens (THS) won by forfeit.

220 — Dakota Short (WV) pin. Jordan Montgomery.

285 — Alex Mimms (THS) won by forfeit.

Next — South (5-6) will compete today at Owen Valley. West Vigo (10-5) will have a home meet today against Sullivan.

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In other high school wrestling:

• Southmont 43, South Vermillion 33 — At Crawfordsville, the visiting Wildcats got victories from Austin Eup, Evan Piper, Gavin Clark, David Holt, Daniel Shew and Tanner Smith in the loss Tuesday.

South Vermillion (10-6) will compete in the Greencastle Holiday Tournament on Saturday. Southmont improved to 12-2.

Boys basketball

• Casey 66, Neoga 45
— At Neoga, the Warriors won their second game of the season Tuesday night.

They had a 20-8 lead after one period and took a 50-34 lead into the final frame.

Brandon Wolfe led the Warriors with 15 points. Corey Carver had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds and Sam Huisinga tallied 10 points.

Casey    20    13    17    16    —    66

Neoga    8    20    6    11    —    45

Next — Casey (2-1) will play host to Red Hill on Friday and to Teutopolis on Saturday. Neoga (3-6) entertains Arcola on Friday.

Girls basketball


At Palestine, Ill.

MARSHALL (65) — Switzer 2 0-0 4, Sandefer 0 0-0 0, Bishop 1 3-4 5, Burdick 5 0-0 10, Boyer 1 0-0 2, Keim 2 0-0 6, Kile 0 0-0 0, Thompson 6 0-0 12, Murphy 0 0-0 0, Maynard 1 0-0 2, Grooms 7 4-7 18, Macke 2 0-0 4, Davidson 1 0-0 2, Sweitzer 0 0-0 0. Totals 28 FG, 7-11 FT, 65 TP.

PALESTINE (15) — Williams 1 3-6 5, Elder 1 2-5 4, Churchwell 0 0-0 0, Rariden 0 0-1 0, Fulling 0 0-0 0, Nehls 1 0-0 2, Newlin 2 0-0 4, Mendenhall 0 0-0 0, Knoblett 0 0-0 0, Wilbur 0 0-0 0. Totals 5 FG, 5-12 FT, 15 TP.

Marshall    19    14    20    12    —    65

Palestine    6    2    2    5    —    15

3-point goals — Keim 2. Total fouls — M 13, P 13. Fouled out — Williams.

JV — Marshall won 54-15. Micah Murphy had 18 points, 6 steals, and 3 assists. Demi Burdick had 14 points, 6 offensive rebounds, and 4 steals. Tabby Morecraft had 7 points and 5 steals.

Next — Marshall (9-0 overall, 2-0 LIC) travels to Flora on Saturday


• South changes — Updating games that have been postponed by recent inclement weather, Terre Haute South will visit Ben Davis on Monday, with junior varsity beginning at noon and varsity to follow at about 1:30.

Also in girls basketball, the Braves will play host to Plainfield for JV (6 p.m.) and varsity (about 7:30) Feb. 6.

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