News and Tribune

January 30, 2014

H.S. GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Jeff beats No. 5 Madison, 42-36

Devils move into second in HHC, help BNL clinch another league crown

By GREG MENGELT
greg.mengelt@newsandtribune.com

MADISON — After being tied at halftime, Jeffersonville’s girls’ basketball team pulled away from Class 3A No. 5 Madison on Thursday at Salm Gymnasium to earn a 42-36 victory. The Red Devils move into a second-place tie in the Hoosier Hills Conference with the Cubs.

The win also helped Class 4A No. 2 and defending state champion Bedford North Lawrence clinch its third straight conference championship.

Haley Vogen led the Red Devils with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Aurreeshae Hines added 11 points, including three 3-pointers in the victory.

Whitney Wynn led the Cubs with 10 points. Macky Hecox added nine in the defeat.

Jeffersonville (14-5, 4-2 HHC) will host Seymour on Tuesday. The Owls are a half-game behind Jeff and Madison after a 63-55 win over New Albany on Thursday.



JEFFERSONVILLE 42, MADISON 36

Jeffersonville    10 12 7 13—42

Madison    12 10 4 10—36

    Jeffersonville scoring: Chelsea Lewis 2, Taylor Sykes 7, Haley Vogen 16, Aurreeshae Hines 11, Makenzi Johnson 6.

    Madison scoring: Jones 3, Thurnall 3, Crozier 8, Wynn 10, Hecox 9, Falconberry 3.

    3-point field goals: Jeffersonville (Hines 3, Johnson 2, Sykes); Madison 3 (Jones, Thurnall, Falconberry).



BRAVES RIP SHOALS

Class A No. 11 Borden improved to 13-2 overall with an easy 50-33 victory over Shoals on Thursday.

The visiting Braves used an 18-5 advantage in the second quarter for a 28-10 halftime lead and cruised to their fifth win in six games.

“We got out to a good lead early and spread playing time around,” Borden coach Terry Rademacher said.

Abby Ellis had a game-high 16 points for the Braves. Carson Casey added 12 and Taylor Streander finished with nine in the triumph.



BORDEN 50, SHOALS 33

Borden    10 18 18 4—50

Shoals      5   5 14 9—33

    Borden scoring: Abby Ellis 16, Carson Casey 12, Taylor Streander 9, Natalie Ruedinger 5, Shelby Kirchgessner 4, Riley Schindler 4.

    Shoals scoring: C. Sanders 14, Harder 7, Hawkins 6, E. Bratton 4, K. Sanders 2.

    3-point field goals: Borden 1 (Ellis); Shoals 3 (C. Sanders 2, Harder).

    Free throws: Borden 7-14, Shoals 2-7.

    Next: Borden (13-2) at South Central, Saturday.



MUSTANGS WIN SECOND STRAIGHT

New Washington won its second Southern Athletic Conference contest in three days with an easy 47-32 win over visiting Lanesville on Thursday.

The Mustangs (9-8, 2-2 SAC) ran out to a 19-2 lead after one quarter and a 23-9 halftime advantage.

Once again, New Wash was led by Ashley Johnson, who finished with 18 points. Courtney Amick added 11 in the victory.



NEW WASHINGTON 47, LANESVILLE 32

Lanesville      2 7 9 14—32

New Wash    19 4 7 17—47

    Lanesville scoring: Davis 4, Parsons 7, Hall 5, DeWeese 6, Walther 5, Zelles 1, Daily 4.

    New Washington scoring: Courtney Amick 11, Brooke Abbott 4, Ashley Johnson 18, Lexi James 3, Shelby Haymaker 3, Kaitlyn Schindler 3, Emile Holloway 2, Haley Tye 3.

    3-point field goals: Lanesville 2 (DeWeese, Walther); New Washington 4 (Amick 3, Johnson).

    Free throws: Lanesville 8-13, New Washington 11-14.

    Next: New Washington (9-8, 2-2 SAC) hosts New Albany (7-11), Tuesday.



WARRIORETTES GET BY EASTERN

Class 2A No. 18 Eastern was even at 20 with Scottsburg midway through Thursday’s Mid-Southern Conference contest.

However, the Muskteers turned the ball over on their first five second-half possessions and could never recover in a 55-42 loss.

The Warriorettes made 21 of their 24 free-throw attempts, including 11- of-12 in the fourth quarter, to keep Eastern at bay. Meanwhile, the Musketeers were 11-of-19 from the line and 4-of-9 in the fourth quarter, including four straight misses at one point.

Taylor Drury led a balanced Musketeer attack with 11 points. Rachel Hamilton scored nine, Katie Ernstberger and Morgan Martin scored eight apiece and Bailey England contributed with six for Eastern (9-8, 3-4 MSC).

Led by Jlllian Romero’s 16 points, Scottsburg (12-5, 6-1) pulled within a half-game of MSC-leading Brownstown Central with the victory.



SCOTTSBURG 55, EASTERN 42

Scottsburg    15   5 16 19—55

Eastern      8 12   6 16—42

    Scottsburg scoring: Barrett 9, Elliott 15, Romero 16, Smith 11, Beverly 2, Collins 2.

    Eastern scoring: Katie Ernstberger 8, Taylor Drury 11, Bailey England 6, Morgan Martin 8, Rachel Hamilton 9.

    3-point field goals: Scottsburg 4 (Romero 2, Elliott, Smith); Eastern 1 (Hamilton).

    Free throws: Scottsburg 21-24, Eastern 11-19.

    Junior varsity: Eastern 35-29.

    Next: Eastern (9-8, 3-4 MSC) at Austin (9-8, 4-3), Wednesday.



LATE WEDNESDAY

BOYS’ C TEAM

CLARKSVILLE 63, CORYDON CENTRAL 28

Clarksville    12 16 10 25—63

Corydon      7   4 11   6—28

    Clarksville: Ludwig 14, McEwen 8, Booth 8, Marion 4, Taylor 21, McHugh 4, Baily 4.

    Corydon: Bachman 3, Scheen 8, Mason 3, Johnson 10, Smith 4.