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November 27, 2013

South girls down Arrows by 47 in girls basketball

TERRE HAUTE — Terre Haute South got even in girls high school basketball Tuesday, defeating Sullivan 82-35.

Four players were in double figures for the Braves, 3-3 for the season. Kayla Speth led the winners with 15 points. She was 5 of 9 from the field with one 3-pointer and was the only South player to go to the free-throw line, hitting 4 of 7 at the stripe.

Lauren Perelle and Kylie Fendrick each had 14 points and Lauren Hambrock had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds, connecting on 9 of 10 field goals. Perrelle had five steals and four boards.

South was good on 36 of 75 shots for 48 percent and outrebounded the Arrows 45-32.

South had a 20-10 lead after one period and was up 43-20 at the intermission. The Braves outscored Sullivan 39-15 in the last half for the final margin of victory.

South coach Cara Stuckey was pleased that her team cut down on its turnovers. “It was nice to see positives … we just need to get better each time,” she said.

Jenni Wilkes had 11 points and six rebounds for the 1-3 Arrows. She had six of her team’s 10 points in the firsdt period. Kaiti Basinger had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Sullivan was without two players, sidelined with injuries: Emily Cottom and Sky Dillingham. “Cottom has had two knee injuries. She may be done for the season,” said coach Julie Meeks.

“We knew it would be difficult coming in here. We are a young team and rebuilding … it’s mentally and physically frustrating. We wanted to compete and play hard. We did that,” she said.

Both teams have road games next week, South going to Northview and Sullivan to West Vigo.


SULLIVAN (35) — Judson 1-3 0-0 2, Wilkes 5-15 1-2 11, Basinger 3-13 2-2 10, McDonald 2-8 1-2 6, Durall 2-5 0-0 4, Day 1-1 0-0 2, Garrett 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 14-50 FG, 4-6 FT 35 TP

TERRE HAUTE SOUTH (82) — Perrelle 7-9 0-0 14, K. Williams 1-6 0-0 2, Hambrock 9-10 0-0 11, Fendrick 6-13 0-0 13, B. Williams 3-8 0-0 6, Speth 5-9 4-7 15, Etliing 2-3 0-0 5, Danielson 3-6 0-0 6, Wood 1-2 0-0 2, Meng 1-6 0-0 3, Callahan 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 36-75 FG, 4-7 FT, 82 TP

Sullivan    10    10    11    4    —    35

Terre Haute South    20    23    20    19 —    82

3-point goals — Su 3-13 (Basinger 2-7, McDonald 1-4, Garrett 0-2), THS 6-12 (Perrelle 0-1, Hambrock 1-2, Fendrick 2-5, Speth 1-1, Etling 1-1, Meng 1-2). Rebounds — Sulivan 32 (Wilkes 6, Basinger 7, McDonald 3, Durall 7, Day 2, Garrett 3), THS 45 (Perrelle 4, K. Williams 1, Hambrock 10, Fendrick 3, B. Williams 6, Speth 6, Etling 4, Danielson 3, Wood 2, Meng 1). Turnovers — Su 23, THS 12. Total fouls: Su 6, THS 12. Steals: Su 3 (Wilkes 1, Basinger 1, McDonald 1), THS 19 (Perrelle 5, K. Williams 2, Hambrock 2, Fendrick 1, B. Williams 2, Etling 3, Danielson 3, Callahan 1).

JV — Terre Haute South 45 (Elly Williams 15, DeZhane Carter 14), Sullivan 22 (Nikki Hutchcraft 7)

Next — Both teams have road games Dec. 3. Terre Haute South (3-3) is at Northview. Sullivan (1-3) is at West Vigo.


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