Dec. 4—GJHS basketball
The Greensburg eighth-grade fell to South Ripley 32-29.
For the Pirates, Kameron Parkinson scored 10 points followed by Ethan Smith nine, Klein Lowe six, Luke Hoeing two, Karson Templeton one and Corbin Thackery one.
The seventh-grade Pirates defeated South Ripley 52-38. Logan Simpson led the team with 19 points and Jacoby Miller had 14 points. Other scorers were Myles McKinsey nine, Bryson Chilton four, Ethan Bishop three and Zayden Miller three. The Pirates are now 5-2 on the season.
The Batesville eighth grade boys basketball team finished in second place at Waldron's Reindeer Round-Up Tourney on Saturday.
Batesville defeated Jennings County in round one of the tournament by a final score of 42-23. It was a sluggish start for the Bulldogs as they fell behind 6-3 after the end of the first quarter. The offensive started to heat up in the second quarter as the Bulldogs took a 16-10 lead going into halftime.
The second half was a much more exciting half for Batesville as they outscored Jennings County 26-13 in the second half and ran away with the victory.
Leading all scorers was Owen Enneking with 14 points, followed by Cannon Clark six, Brayden Maple six, Landon Raver four and Ethan Schneider, Noah Weigel, Trenten Jordan, Cayden Drake, Trenton Luers, and Owen Westerfeld all with two.
In the championship game, Batesville fell to Indiana Creek 38-29.
The Bulldogs struggled getting into any rhythm offensively with multiple turnovers and missed opportunities. Batesville was down 18-10 at halftime, but couldn't string together enough stops and scores to win. The Bulldogs got a lot of energy and fight out of their bench by doubling their score in the fourth quarter, but it was a little too late to make the comeback.
Leading all scorers was Trenton Luers with nine points, followed by Ethan Schneider six, Cannon Clark six, Brayden Maple four, Trenton Jordan two and Landen Raver two.
Batesville is now 8-3.
The Batesville seventh-grae team brought home the hardware Saturday at the Waldon Reindeer Roundup.
Batesville defeated Jennings County in round one of the tournament by a final score of 37-22. Batesville fot off to a hot start in the first quarter by a score of 12-4, with Cole Abrams scoring five of those points. The defense held strong by only giving up three points and the offense kept improving for the Bulldogs to finish out the half by a score of 22-7.
Early in the third quarter, the Panthers tried to cut the deficit, but the pressure from the Dogs never let up. The Bulldogs went on to win 37-22.
Leading all scores for the Bulldogs was Cole Abrams with eight points, followed by Preston Blessing seven, Carson Hartley six, Kamryn Holcomb five, Braydin Hughes and Jevan Smith four, and Carson Rupp three
In the championship game, the Bulldogs defeat Indian Creek by a score of 35-14 to win the tournament. Once again, the Bulldogs got off to a hot start and the defensive of pressure held the shut out with the Bulldogs leading 8-0 at the end of the first. Carson Hartley scored all eight.
Great team effort from all nine players, helped to a 16-8 half time lead. The Bulldogs kept lead the rest of the way and would go on to win 35-19.
Leading all scores for the Bulldogs was Carson Hartley 15, Caleb Laker eight, Cole Abrams four and Jevan Smith, Isaac Weber, Preston Blessing, and Carson Rupp all with two.
Batesville is now 7-4.
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