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December 17, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: No. 6 Pioneers pull out overtime win at Austin

Shahroudi scores career-high 23 in Providence’s 50-47 victory

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AUSTIN — GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

PIRATES KNOCK OFF SCOTTSBURG

Host Charlestown improved to 4-2 overall and 3-1 in the Mid-Southern Conference with a 76-62 victory on Tuesday. It was the first game of a boy-girl doubleheader at Charlestown Sports Arena. The Pirates lost the boys’ game to Scottsburg, 65-50.

The Pirates have now beaten MSC powers Corydon Central, Silver Creek and now Scottsburg in the early part of the 2013-14 season.

Junior Justice Burdin led the Pirates with 20 points, 17 rebounds, four assists, three steals and one blocked shot. The Warriorettes dropped to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in the MSC.

Charlestown will host Floyd Central (2-5) tonight.

PIONEERS EDGE SALEM

Trailing 36-32 after three quarters, host Providence outscored Salem 13-8 in the fourth period to pull out a 45-44 win on Tuesday at the Larkin Center.

Freshman Claire Rauck led the Pioneers with a game-high 17 points and six rebounds. Teammate Cheyenne Brooks had a solid floor game with 14 points, five rebounds and four steals.

“I think we got away with a close win. Salem (2-7) showed they were better than their record,” Providence coach Brad Burden said.

PROVIDENCE 45, SALEM 44

Salem     9 12 15  8—44

Providence    13  6 13 13—45

    Salem scoring: Berger 6, Soliday 15, Weidner 2, Davidson 16, Kilburn 3, Thurst 2.

    Providence scoring: Cheyenne Brooks 14, Olivia Jenkins 3, Taylor Smallwood 7, Claire Rauck 17, Lillian Hughes 4.

    3-point field goals: Salem 2 (Soliday 2); Providence 2 (Smallwood, Rauck).

    Free throws: Salem 12-19, Providence 19-26.

    Next: Providence (8-2) at Christian Academy (3-7), Thursday.

WARRIORS ROLL PAST ROCK CREEK

Host Christian Academy blanked Rock Creek 13-0 in the third quarter in a 46-16 victory on Tuesday night.

The Warriors’ Rachel Wright was the only player to score in double figures with 10 points. Teammate Allison Burch had nine points. Also for CAI, Brittany Moffett scored eight points and Kiersten Carruthers grabbed nine rebounds. Freshman Cyla Walls led the Lions with five points.

“It was a good win,” said Warriors’ assistant coach Scott Huffaker, whose team committed only five turnovers. “We started off slow, but we came together in the second quarter. It was a total team effort.

CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 46, ROCK CREEK ACADEMY 16

Rock Creek    2  6  0 8—16

Christian Acad.    8 18 13 7—46

    Rock Creek scoring: Cyla Walls 5, Ahyenday Thornton 3, Catie Troncin 3, Payton Blackburn 2, Kaylan Wilson 2, Thalia Tolentino 1.

    Christian Academy scoring: Rachel Wright 10, Allison Burch 9, Brittany Moffett 8, Hayleigh Caldwell 4, Danielle Summitt 3, Avery Furnish 4, Hailey Jones 2, Lizzie Hilburn 2, Cortney Baird 2, Emily Huffaker 2.

    3-point field goals: Rock Creek 0; Christian Academy 1 (Burch).

    Free throws: Rock Creek 8-16, Christian Academy 4-8.

    Next: Christian Academy (3-7) hosts Providence (8-2), Thursday; Rock Creek (0-7) hosts Cannelton (1-5), Saturday.

 

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