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January 19, 2014

H.S. BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Clarksville boys stay perfect in MSC action

Eastern upsets previously-unbeaten Paoli

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AUSTIN — SEYMOUR 56, BORDEN 51 (OT)

Borden    11 11   4 19   6—51

Seymour      9 14 13   9 11—56


    Borden scoring: Abby Ellis 17, Kristen Nestor 15, Carson Casey 8, Shelby Kirchgessner 7, Natalie Ruedinger 4.

    Seymour scoring: Pollman 21, Lubker 10, Hume 9, Griffin 8, Ritz 8.

    3-point field goals: Borden 4 (Nestor 3, Ellis); Seymour 6 (Hume 3, Ritz 2, Pollman).

    Free throws: Borden 11-18, Seymour 8-12.

BULLDOGS EDGE COLUMBUS EAST

Senior guard Brittany Knight scored a game-high 22 points to lead New Albany to a 52-50 victory at Columbus East (7-8, 1-3 Hoosier Hills Conference) on Saturday.

Jessica Knight was the only other Bulldog to score in double figures with 11. New Albany junior Lauren Camm grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds. The Bulldogs (6-9, 2-3) extended their winning streak to three games.

“We played very well on both ends of the floor. We executed our game plan that would give us a chance to win,” New Albany coach Tammy Geron said. “I think we have found ourselves and our identity as a team since the break. I am proud of how the girls have persevered through December and are starting to put the pieces together.”

NEW ALBANY 52, COLUMBUS EAST 50

New Albany    14 10 18 10—52

Columbus East    16  5 12 17—50


    New Albany scoring: Brittany Knight 22, Jessica Knight 11, Lauren Camm 6, Jenna Shine 5, Brianne Nixon 4, Aaliyah Bell 4.

    Columbus East scoring: Audrey Wetzel 16, Allyson Bunch 12, Megan Galle 12, Courtney Hunter 4, Grace Hatton 3, Molly Macy 3, Brooke Ballard 2.

    3-point field goals: New Albany 6 (B. Knight 3, J. Knight 2, Shine); Columbus East 4 (Bunch 2, Galle, Hunter).

    Free throws: New Albany 12-19, Columbus East 14-24.

    Next: New Albany (6-9, 2-3 HHC) at Charlestown (9-5), tonight.

GENERALS DROP 59-27 DECISION TO NORTH HARRISON

North Harrison came into Clarksville on Saturday and handed the Generals a 59-27 MSC setback.

“We gave a good effort,” Generals’ coach B.D. Ledbetter said. “Our girls are playing hard. Once we figure out how to stop turning the ball over and knock some shots down, we will be more competitive.”

Clarksville got down big early and trailed North Harrison 26-6 at the half. The Generals picked things up in the third before being outscored by 10 in the final quarter.

Bailey Sharp was the leading scorer for Clarksville with 10 points. Kendra Lambert led all scorers with 21 for the Lady Cats, who improved to 9-6 overall and 3-2 in the Mid-Southern Conference.

NORTH HARRISON 59, CLARKSVILLE 27

North Harrison    7 19 13 20—59

Clarksville     4   2 11 10—27


    North Harrison scoring: Lambert 21, Bursory 11, McAfee 10, Burns 8, Brooke 6, Elliott 2, Chiquito 2.

    Clarksville scoring: Bailey Sharp 10, Haley Jenkins 6, Gabby Evans 4.

    3-point field goals: North Harrison 4 (Lambert 3, McAfee); Clarksville 2 (Sharp 2).

    Free throws: North Harrison 8-14, Clarksville 3-6.

    Next: Clarksville (3-13, 0-7 MSC) at Lanesville (5-10), Thursday.

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