News and Tribune

December 13, 2013

H.S. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Borden cruises past Lanesville, 57-17

Scottsburg bests New Albany, 63-41


> SOUTHERN INDIANA — Scottsburg picked up its fifth straight victory on Thursday by getting the better of New Albany, 63-41.

The loss was the third in a row for the Bulldogs bringing their record to 1-3.

The Warroretts jumped out to a 15-5 first quarter lead and never looked back. New Albany did out-rebound Scottsburg 31-27, but the Bulldogs were unable to get anything going offensivley to catch up to the scoring output of Scottsburg.

Scottsburg took a 30-17 lead to the half and contiued to outscore New Albany in the second half. Scottsburg blew things open in the third by outscoring New Albany 21-12 to extend the lead to 51-27 heading into the fourth.

The fourth quarter was New Albany’s best as it kept pace with the Warrioretts at  12 apiece.

Scottsburg’s Ashley Elliot led all scorers with 22 points, Jill Romero chipped in 13 for Scottsburg (6-1) and Kelsey Smith added 11.

New Albany had only one player in double figures as Lauren Camm put up 11 points.

New Albany (1-3) will look to come out of this slump Saturday when it travel to Jennings County to open up its Hoosier Hills Conference play.


Scottsburg     15  15  21  12—63    

New Albany     5   12  12  12—41   

    Scottsburg scoring: Barrett 4, Elliot 22, Romero 13, Means 2, Waskon 1 point; Smith 11, Beverly 6, collins 4.

    New Albany scoring: Jenna Shine 8, Brianne Nixon 6, Lauren Camm 11, Marissa Jones 3, Aaliyah Bell; Brittany Knight 3, Claire Hirsch 2.

    3-point field goals: Scottsburg 2 (Romero 1, Smith 1); New Albany 2 (Jones 1, Knight 1).

    Free throws: Scottsburg 7-12; New Albany 5-12.

    Team Rebounds: Scottsburg 22; New Albany 31.

    Team Assists: Scottsburg 15; New Albany 8.


Borden remained unbeating on the season by thumping visiting Lanesville (1-7) on Thursday night to improve to 5-0 on the season.

Borden recieved offense from all over, including a 17-point effort from Natalie Ruedinger and 12 points from Shelby Kirchgessner.

“It was a good win.” Brave coach Terry Rademacher said. “We did a good job on defense all game. We took the first quarter off on offense but [we were] able to get things going. We played very well.”


Lanesville    6   2   5   4—17        

Borden         5 14 20 18—57

    Lanesville scoring: Darson 6, Deweese 4, Hall 3, Lawson 2, Daly 2.  

    Borden scoring: Natalie Ruedinger 17, Shelby Kirchgessner 12, Carson Casey 8, Taylor Streander 7, Abby Ellis 4, Riley Schindler 4, Kristen Nestor 3, Sarah Hurst 2.

    3-point field goals: Lanesville 1(Hall); Borden 7(Kirchgessner 4)

    Free throws: Lanesville 2-2; Borden 12-22.

    Next: Borden (5-0) hosts Mitchell, Saturday.


Mustang senior Caroline Ricks led the New Washington charge with a double-double in their 55-37 win over Southwestern (3-5) on Thursday.

Ricks scored15 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in the victory. Ashley Johnson added 17 points and Courtney Amick scored 11 to put three Mustangs in double-figures.


Southwestern         12  8  12    5—37        

New Washington    17  7  19  12—55

    Southwestern highlights: Cass Lawson 9 points, 3 assists; Kearstin Bruther 10 points; Allison Bashong 1 point; Debbie Hardy 5 points; Sam Ison 5 points, 6 rebounds; Kelsi Brierly 2 points; Savannah Ruden 5 points, 6 rebounds.

    New Washington highlights: Courtney Amick 11 points; Brooke Abbott 6 points; Ashley Johnson 17 points 4 assists; Lexie James 4 points; Caroline Ricks 15 points, 16 rebounds; Kaitlyn Schindler 2 points.

    3-point field goals: South Western 2(Bruther 2); New Washington 5(Amick 3).  

    Free throws: South Western 11-20; New Washington 10-16.

    Next: New Washington (5-3) at Eastern, Saturday.


With a 21-11 point lead going into the half, Rock Creek looked to be in position to end its 26-game losing streak.

With a 23-point third quarter, Medora battled back and took the game from the Lions, 44-39.

Medora (1-5) only had three girls get into the scoring colum but 21 points came from Ashley Lambert, 18 points from Kylee King and Jadelyn Dean’s five points were enough to outscore the Lions.

Freshman Catie Troncin was the only Liobn in double figures with 11 points in the loss.  


Rock Creek    9  12  10  8—39    

Medora           6  5  23  10—44

    Rock Creek highlights: Ahyenday Thorton 5 points, 8 rebounds; Ally Corbett 2 points; Kaylan Wilson 4 points; Catie Troncin 11 points; Carly Brewster 2 points; Cyla Walls 6 points; Thalia Tolentino 2 points; Payton Blackburn 7 points.

    Medora highlights: Ashley Lambert 21 points; Jadelyn Dean 5 points, 9 rebounds; Kylee King 18 points.

    3-point field goals: Medora 4 (King 4).  

    Next:  Rock Creek hosts Whitefield (Ky.), Monday.