News and Tribune

February 18, 2014

H.S. ROUNDUP: Highlanders falls to No. 8 Brownstown, 64-47

Dragons, Generals stay at top of MSC

BY HANSON CRAFTON
sports@newsandtribune.com

FLOYDS KNOBS — Floyd Central suffered a tough home loss on Tuesday falling to visiting Class 3A eighth-ranked Brownstown Central, 64-47.

Brownstown (14-3) got off to a fast start gaining a seven-point lead at the end of the first quarter. After another strong performance in the second, the Braves took a 35-24 lead into the half.

The third quarter was the Braves’ best, outscoring the Highlanders 21-7 and holding a commanding 56-31 lead after three quarters.

Floyd Central battled back in the fourth doubling the Braves score 16-8, but the Brownstown lead was too much to overcome.

Chaz Schneider was the high man scoring 23 points and hitting 5 threes for the Braves.

J.C. Kinnaird scored 21 for Floyd Central. Zane Nichols added 10.

Floyd Central, now 3-15, will travel to Jasper on Friday to take on the 9-8 Wildcats.



BROWNSTOWN 64, FLOYD CENTRAL 47

Brownstown        17 18 21   8—64

Floyd Central      10 14   7 16—47


    Brownstown scoring: Chaz Schneider 23, Collin DeHart 4, Austin Snodgrass 5, Chase Klinge 6, Jacoby Shade 11, Cam Shoemaker 7, Zach McCory 6, Drew Shoemaker 2.

    Floyd Central scoring: JC Kinnaird 21, Zane Nichols 10, Tyler Kimm 6, Cameron Simpson 6, Mike Lewis 2, Clayton Crum 2.

    3-point field goals: Brownstown 8 (Snider 5, Alince 2, Shade); Floyd Central 6 (Kinnaird 3, Kim 2, Simpson).

    Free throws: Brownstown 14-19, Floyd Central 11-17.



SILVER CREEK CRUISES IN AUSTIN, 64-52

Silver Creek went on the road Tuesday and extended its Mid-Southern Conference record to a perfect 6-0 with a 64-52 win over Austin (7-10, 4-5).

The win is the Dragons’ fourth straight overall.

Silver Creek received solid games from a trio of players. Christian Reed led all scorers with 25 points. Jake Steele had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds and Nick Tinsley was one assist from a double-double of his own with 10 points and nine assists.



SILVER CREEK 64, AUSTIN 52

Silver Creek 16 9 15 21—64

Austin           17 4   5 26—52


    Silver Creek scoring: Christian Reed 25, Jake Steele 15, Nick Tinsley 10, Zach Davidson 6, Shae Durham 3, Brooks Howell 3.

    3-point field goals: Silver Creek 2 (Howell, Durham).

    Free throws: Silver Creek 14-24.

    JV: Silver Creek 53, Austin 37.

    Next: Silver Creek (11-4, 6-0 MSC) at Corydon (15-2, 7-1 MSC), Friday.



MCEWEN POWERS GENERALS PAST NORTH HARRISON

Calvin McEwen scored 31 points for the Generals in their 64-56 victory over North Harrison (7-10) on Tuesday.

The Class 2A No. 2 Generals stayed in the MSC race by improving to 6-1 in the conference. They are 14-2 overall.

Clarksville was down 45-42 entering the fourth quarter. The Generals went on a 22-11 run in the fourth to take the lead and pull away for the victory.

Along with McEwen Clarksville received 23 points from Nick Jones.



CLARKSVILLE 64, NORTH HARRISON 56.

Clarksville           5 25 12 22—64

North Harrison    8 22 15 11—56


    Clarksville scoring: Calvin McEwen 31, Nick Jones 23, Evan Guenthner 4, Marquise Parrish 4, DJ Coleman 2.

    North Harrison scoring: Nolot 17, Jenkins 15, Hinton 7, Knopp 7, Smith 6, Flock 2, Mink 2.

    3-point field goals: Clarksville 6 (McEwen 3, Jones 3); North Harrison 3 (Hinton, Smith, Nolot).

    Next: Clarksville (15-2) hosts Borden (14-3), Friday.