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January 14, 2013

GREG'S PICKS: Young Henryville is suddenly one of area’s hottest teams

Freshman-dominated Hornets have won six straight to get to 9-6



Caroline Ricks, New Washington

Ricks scored 40 points and grabbed 45 rebounds in three Mustang wins last week. In Tuesday’s 49-35 victory over Providence, she had her first double-double of the week with 11 points and 14 rebounds. She followed that up with an eight-point, 17-rebound performance in New Wash’s 48-43 upset of Jeffersonville on Thursday. Then on Saturday, Ricks had her second double-double with 21 points and 14 boards to help the Mustangs to a 48-33 triumph over Switzerland County.

Last Week’s Stars

• Haley Vogen, Jeffersonville: 13 points and 15 rebounds in the Devils’ 48-43 loss to New Washington on Tuesday; 22 points and eight rebounds in Saturday’s 45-39 win over Jasper.

• Tanner Marcum, New Albany: Game-high 27 points in Tuesday’s 44-42 loss to South Oldham (Ky.); 34 points on 9-of-15 field goals, 14-of-18 free throws, 2-of-3 3-pointers, six assists in Saturday’s big 64-60 overtime over Columbus East.

• Emily Hollis, Henryville: 23 points, six 3-pointers in Thursday’s 57-53 overtime victory at Southwestern.

• Ashley Johnson, New Washington: 19 points, made only 3-point attempt in 49-35 win over Providence; 21 points in 48-43 victory over Jeffersonville; eight points, six assists in New Wash’s 48-33 win over Switzerland County.

• Alex Tinsley, Silver Creek: 22 points in 74-64 loss at Madison; team-high 16 points in Saturday’s 48-43 loss to Austin.

• Leslie Beatty, Borden: Team-high 19 points in 39-30 win over Orleans on Thursday; Team-high 11 points in Saturday’s 68-43 loss to Seymour.


Team    Record    Last

1. New Washington    12-2    1

2. Silver Creek    11-6    2

3. New Albany    7-8    3

4. Charlestown     7-8    5

5. Jeffersonville    6-10    7

6. Floyd Central    9-7    4

7. Borden    7-6    6

8. Henryville    9-6    8

9. Providence    8-7    9

10. Clarksville    3-13    10

    Note on the Power Poll: The poll isn’t based solely on which teams would beat which. Factors like team record and how they are expected to perform in their respective class sectional are also taken into account.

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