Jan. 30—Lady Cougars fall in Tourney
The North Daviess Junior High Lady Cougars competed in the SWIAC Conference Tournament on Saturday and fell in a heartbreaker in the first round to Clay City 18-15.
ND was down 18-9 entering the final quarter and had a shot at the buzzer to tie but fell just short. Maleah Lengacher led the Lady Cougars with seven points and six steals. Shaylee Graber added five points and five steals. Addilyn Rodich added two points. Alexis Tolbert added a free throw along with eight rebounds and four steals.
Lady Hatchets fall in championship
LINCOLN CITY — The Washington eighth grade Lady Hatchets traveled to Heritage Hills on Saturday morning to play in the semifinal game of the PAC tournament.
The Washington eighth grade would get off to a great start against Forest Park and would lead 26-20 at halftime. The Hatchets would lead after three quarters, 41-27. Fourth quarter would see the game tighten up, but WJHS would hold on and win, 44-40.
WJHS would then face Ft. Branch in the Championship game and would lead the whole game until early in the fourth quarter. They would give up five straight points and never recover down the stretch to fall short, 27-34.
The 8th grade Lady Hatchets will finish the regular season at 21-4 and will play in the Jasper 8th grade girls basketball tourney on Tuesday.
Washington Black falls to Rivet
VINCENNES — The Washington sixth grade fell to 11-6 on the season with a loss at Vincennes Rivet 35-28. Cole McCleese, Drew Clawson and Jax Rodriguez each scored six points for the Hatchets. They were followed by Hunter Newland with five, Kale Kimmel with four and Dylan Stowers with one.
Vikes down Shoals
MONTGOMERY — The Barr-Reeve fifth, sixth downed Shoals recently.
The fifth grade game, B-R (15-1) won 59-5, with the leading scorers being Noah Cummings with 16, Ryker Miller with 10 and Hunter Knepp and Braxton Moore with six each.
In the sixth grade game, B-R (14-2) won 49-17. Jude Rollins had nine, Tyson Veale had seven, Kohen Armes, Dri Knepp and Layton Porter were among the leaders with six each.