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January 23, 2014

Prep roundup: Wolfe fires in 27 to lead Casey to LIC win

LAWRENCEVILL, Ill. — Lawrenceville took Brandon Wolfe out of the Casey offense in the second quarter, but the Warriors used that period to take the lead and went on to win 77-70 in Little Illini Conference boys high school basketball Thursday night.

Wolfe had a game-high 27 but none in the second period, when the visitors overcame a first-quarter deficit. Zack Murphy had nine of his 18 points in the second quarter for Casey, and Sam Huisinga and Trey Thompson added 12 each.

CASEY (77) — Wolfe 9 7-9 27, Huisinga 4 3-4 12, Thompson 4 4-6 12, Murphy 7 2-3 18, McNeil 1 1-2 3, Chism 1 0-0 3, Lawrence 0 2-2 2, Elkins 0 0-0 0. Totals 26 FG, 19-26 FT, 77 TP.

LAWRENCEVILLE (70) — Winningham 3 1-1 9, Cochran 8 0-0 20, Loeb 10 0-2 21, Barnes 1 2-2 4, Shick 5 1-2 11, Stefrey 0 0-0 0, Volkman 2 1-1 5, Wanke 0 0-0 0. Totals 29 FG, 5-8 FT, 70 TP.

Casey    19    20    18    20    —    77

Lawrenceville    21    12    18    19    —    70

3-point goals — Wolfe 2, Murphy 2, Huisinga, Chism, Cochran 4, Winningham 2, Loeb. Total fouls — Casey 12, Lawrenceville 20. Fouled out — none.

Next — Casey plays either Flora or Cumberland at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the LIC Tournament at Olney. Lawrenceville plays Edwards County in the 8:30 p.m. game there today.

Girls basketball

Bloomfield 59, Linton 17 — At Linton, the visiting Cardinals held Linton to two points in the fourth quarter en route to the victory.

BLOOMFIELD (59) — Hasler 7 3-7 19, Patton 0 0-0 0, McIntosh 2 5-5 9, Bucher 4 0-0 8, Bond 3 0-0 6, Moody 2 0-0 5, Long 0 0-0 0, Graf 2 0-0 4, Wikle 1 0-1 2, Sullivan 0 0-0 0, Toon 3 0-0 6. Team 24 FG, 8-13 FT, 59 TP.

LINTON (17) — Johnson 0 1-2 1, Parker 0 0-0 0, Booe 2 0-0 6, Shafford 1 4-4 6, Thuis 0 0-0 0, Dunn 1 0-0 2, Smith 1 0-0 2, Robison 0 0-2 0. Team 5 FG, 5-8 FT, 17 TP.

Bloomfield    10    20    17    12    —    59

Linton    6    4    5    2    —    17

3-point goals — Hasler 2, Moody) Linton 2 (Booe 2) Team Fouls Bloomfield 11 Linton 10 Fouled Out: None

JV — Bloomfield won 54-13.

Next — Linton (1-17) will play host to Loogootee on Saturday.

Clay City 62, Sullivan 40 — At Clay City, Alex Wolfe and Kylee Truax fired in 15 and 14 points respectively to lead the host Eels to victory.

Kiersey Judson paced Sullivan with nine points.

SULLIVAN (40) — K.Day 2 0-0 4, Garrett 3 0-0 6, Judson 1 7-10 9, Wilkes 2 2-4 6, McDonald 0 0-0 0, Basinger 2 3-7 8, C.Day 0 0-0 0, Pirtle 1 0-0 3, Hutchcraft 0 0-0 0, Durall 1 2-4 4. Totals 12 FG, 14-25 FT, 40 TP.

CLAY CITY (62) — Rogers 1 5-7 7, Truax 5 0-0 14, Ellinger 4 0-0 9, Wolfe 5 5-7 15, Miller 2 0-0 4, Durga 2 2-2 6, Brown 0 0-0 0, Price 1 1-1 3, Sinders 2 0-0 4, Yocom 0 0-0 0, Boyll 0 0-0 0, Smith 0 0-0 0, Taney 0 0-0 0. Totals 22 FG, 13-17 FT, 62 TP.

Sullivan    5    16    8    11    —    40

Clay City    13    5    18    26    —    62

3-point goals — Basinger, Pirtle, Truax 4, Ellinger. Total fouls — S 14, CC 20. Fouled out — Rogers.

JV — Sullivan won.

Next — Clay City (6-11) will play Saturday at Cloverdale. Sullivan (2-15) will visit Brown County on Tuesday.

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