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March 18, 2013

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Borden to have pep rally on Thursday

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Borden to have pep rally on Thursday

Borden High School will have a pep rally for its boys’ basketball team at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the school.

During the pep rally, Hurst Auction Service will be selling the game ball from last Saturday’s Class A Seymour Semistate, which was won by the Braves 47-44.

Borden will play in the Class A state championship game at 10:30 a.m. this coming Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse against Triton.

Five seniors have been named to Top 100 list

Five area players have been selected to Hoosier Basketball Magazine’s Top 100 senior list for the 2012-13 season.

Those seniors are Jeffersonville’s Darryl Baker, Charlestown’s Chris Braun, Providence’s George Knot, Borden’s Jalen McCoy and New Albany’s Jermaine Parrish.

The 100 seniors will be considered to take part in the magazine’s Top 60 Senior Boys’ Workout on Sunday, April 7 at Marian University in Indianapolis.

>>HIGH SCHOOL TRACK

Silver Creek, Borden compete in indoor state meet

The Silver Creek boys’ and girls’ track teams and the Borden boys’ track team each competed at the indoor state championships last weekend at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion. The Dragons and the Braves were in the small-school division (Class A-3A).

Isaak Haas led the Silver Creek boys by finishing fifth in the 3,200-meter run in a time of 9:53.17, earning him All-State honors. Haas and teammates Drew Roberts, Keaton Spitler and Tanner Coots placed 13th in the distance medley relay in 11:29.13.

The Dragons’ 1,600 relay squad of Spitler, Austin Hasting, Noah Jones and Morgan Davidson was 10th in 4:43.6.

Borden’s boys’ distance medley relay team of Brian Eurton, Nathen Magallanes and George and Gavin Tipker finished sixth.

In the girls’ meet, Silver Creek’s Maggie Shields ran 11th in the 3,200 in 12:07.92.

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