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February 7, 2013

GREG'S PICKS: Champions will be crowned on Saturday

Bedford, Corydon, Paoli and New Wash picked to win sectional titles

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> SOUTHERN INDIANA — PREDICTED CHAMPION: New Washington. Getting past Borden was essentially the championship for the Mustangs.

BOYS

THURSDAY

Jennings County (11-6, 4-1 HHC) at Jeffersonville (14-3, 6-0), 7:30 p.m.


• Rankings: Jeff — No. 14 AP; No. 16 IBCA.

• Series last 15 years: Jeff 13-6.

• Last season: Jeffersonville 57, at Jennings County 55 (regular season); Jeffersonville 85, Jennings County 60 (sectional semifinal).

• Analysis: It’s the girls’ weekend, but we had to mention this game since it’s Jeff’s opportunity to win back-to-back Hoosier Hills titles for the first time in school history. They’ll pull away late to get it done.

• Greg’s Picks: Jeffersonville 78, Jennings County 66.

BOYS’ PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Josh Rogers, New Albany


Rogers went 6-for-10 from the 3-point line then made two crucial free throws down the stretch to help the Bulldogs beat rival Providence, 52-48 on Friday. Rogers finished with a game-high 20 points in the triumph.

Last Week’s Stars

• Josh Conrad, Charlestown: 28 points, including eight 3-pointers, in Thursday’s 76-62 MSC win over Austin.

• Wesley Napier, New Washington: Team-high 14 points in Friday’s 61-51 upset win over Lanesville; nine points in Saturday’s 48-39 win over Trinity Lutheran.

• R.J. Jackson, Eastern: Team-high 19 points in Saturday’s 51-49 win over Christian Academy.

• Michael Lynch, Borden: 16 points in Saturday’s 59-53 win over Rock Creek.

• Aaron Hayes, Christian Academy: 28 points in Saturday’s 51-49 loss to Eastern.

• Darryl Baker, Jeffersonville: 18 points, seven rebounds in Saturday’s 73-70 loss to Evansville Harrison.

• Aaron Daniel, Charlestown: 22 points in Saturday’s 60-50 loss to Corydon.

• Tyler Collins, Henryville: 21 points in Friday’s 58-53 loss to Crothersville.

BOYS’ POWER POLL

Team    Record    Last


1. Jeffersonville    14-3    1

2. Providence    13-2    2

3. Clarksville    12-4    3

4. Borden    13-2    4

5. New Albany    9-6    5

6. Charlestown    9-6    6

7. Silver Creek    6-10    7

8. Rock Creek    7-11    8

9. New Washington    8-9    —

10. Christian Academy    5-9    9

    Note on the Power Poll: The power polls aren’t based solely on which teams would beat which. Factors like team records and how they are expected to perform in their respective class sectionals are also taken into account.

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