News and Tribune

December 4, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Floyd girls fall to Class 3A No. 8 Madison, 62-57

Cubs outscore Highlanders 15-6 in final quarter

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

FLOYDS KNOBS — After leading 51-47 at the end of the third quarter, the Floyd Central girls’ basketball team was outscored 15-6 in the fourth and suffered a 62-57 loss to Hoosier Hills Conference rival Madison on Tuesday night at Highlander Gymnasium.

It was Floyd Central’s home opener.

“We played better than we did the past two games,” Highlanders’ head coach Kirk Hamsley said. “But we didn’t close the deal. We need to get more mature.”

Senior guard Riley Kaiser led the Highlanders with a game-high 21 points. Teammate Brianna Roth was Floyd Central’s other double-figure scorer with 10. Junior Madison Kaiser and senior Abbie Engle each chipped in nine.

Class 3A No. 8 Madison (5-0, 1-0) had an advantage at the free-throw line, outscoring the Highlanders by 11 points. The Cubs shot 14 of 19 from the stripe, while Floyd Central was 3 of 4.



MADISON 62, FLOYD CENTRAL 57

Madison    16 18 13 15—62

Floyd Central    19 22 10  6—57

    Madison: Jones 7, Turnbull 6, Hartman 8, Whitney Wynn 15, Heacock 6, Olivia Crozier 17, Liter 3.

    Floyd Central: Madison Kaisier 9, Shelby Rost 5, Brooke Hinton 3, Riley Kaiser 21, Abbie Engle 9, Brianna Roth 10.

    3-point field goals: Madison 5 (Turnbull 2, Hartman, Wynn, Liter); Floyd Central 4 (M. Kaiser, Rost, Hinton, R. Kaiser).

    Free throws: Madison 14-19, Floyd Central 3-4.

    Next: Floyd Central (1-3, 0-2 HHC) hosts Jeffersonville (4-1, 1-1), Thursday.



BOYS’ BASKETBALL

FIVE WARRIORS SCORE IN DOUBLE FIGURES IN VICTORY

Junior James Martin tallied a game-high 18 points in host Christian Academy’s 69-41 victory over Henryville on Tuesday.

Martin was one of five Warriors to score in double figures. Connor Chalfant registered 14 points, Aaron Eldridge had 13, Shelby Rose scored 11 and Nic Reid had 10. Reid completed a double-double with 13 rebounds.

“We started off slow. The shots were not falling,” CAI assistant coach Lucas Goforth said. “But we reminded our guys to feed the ball to the post to the big guys.”

Braxton Robertson led Henryville with 15 points, while Bailey Reister chipped in 13.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 69, HENRYVILLE 41

Henryville    12  9  9 11—41

Christian Academy    14 16 18 21—69

    Henryville: Elijah Weeks 9, Braxton Robertson 15, Emery Dieterlen 2, Bailey Reister 13, Cody McAtee 2.

    Christian Academy: James Martin 18, Aaron Eldridge 13, Nic Reid 10, Shelby Rose 11, Connor Chalfant 14, Chris Boaz 2, Will Connley 1.

    3-point field goals: Henryville 7 (Robertson 4, Reister 3); Christian Academy 2 (Eldridge 2).

    Free throws: Henryville 4-8, Christian Academy 13-21.

    Next: Christian Academy (1-1) at New Washington (0-0), Saturday; Henryville (0-2) hosts North Harrison (1-0), Saturday.



C TEAM

MONDAY

SILVER CREEK 45, CLARKSVILLE 30

Silver Creek    17 15 5  8—45

Clarksville     7  8 1 14—30

    Silver Creek: Stephens 13, Harper 12, White 4, Tharp 2, Steward 9, Barnicott 4.

    Clarksville: Nathan Ludwig 3, Benett McEwen 5, John Booth 11, Alex Taylor 11.