Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

November 22, 2013

COUNTY DIGEST


Greensburg Daily News

---- — Schedule

Friday

South girls vs GB, 6 p.m. J.V.

GB wrestling at Madison Tri-Meet, 6 p.m.

Saturday (6 p.m. JV)

North girls host South

GB girls host Jennings County

County Digest

Boys opener moved to Greensburg

The location of the boys basketball season-opening game between Greensburg and North Decatur has been moved from North Decatur to Greensburg.

The Tuesday, Nov. 26 game will be played at Greensburg, but will be a home game for North Decatur.

North Decatur season passes will be honored, but Greensburg season passes will not be honored.

Hall of Fame tourney ticket sales

The Greensburg boys basketball team will be participating in the Hall of Fame Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 28. Four teams will compete at the New Castle Chrysler Fieldhouse at New Castle High School.

Tickets can be purchased in Mr. Edwards’ office from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for $10, good for the entire day.

Greensburg will play Mt. Vernon-Fortville at 11 a.m., followed by Columbus North vs. Evansville Harrison.

The consolation game will take place at 6 p.m.

Tickets will be available at the door for $10 per session. There is no assigned seating.

Pirate 8A boys beat Rushville

The Pirates traveled to Rushville Monday and came away with a tough fought win 34-32. Greensburg was trailing at the end of the 1st 7-3 and halftime 19-13.

“We were a bit rusty, playing our first game,” said coach and came alive the third quarter scoring 12 points to tie the game at 25 each. The game came down to an excited 4th quarter which ended in a tie. In overtime the main difference was the free throws we converted to keep the two point lead. I thought we played with great effort and intensity especially with a couple of our players out due to injuries. Greensburg was lead in scoring with 14 points by Luke Lozier, Kyle Sellers 9 with 2/2 on three’s, Jon Brown 4, Tucker Bailey converted a 3, and Cody Bischoff and Skyler Cordray chipped in 2 apiece. Lozier had Sellers led the team in rebounding with 6 and 5, respectively. Bailey led team with 3 assists.

North eighth boys beat Pirates

The North Decatur eighth grade boys basketball team hosted Greensburg and defeated the Pirates 27-25.

North led 6-2 after the first quarter and 13-9 at halftime.

Defense dominated the game on both sides.

“This was a game in which we played great defense all night, contesting most of North Decatur’s shots,” said Greensburg coach Andrew Ruble.

Ultimately it was a big North Decatur 6-0 run in the fourth quarter that made it hard for Greensburg to make a big comeback.

Greensburg came out strong in the third to tie the game up, but only to lose the lead on a North 4-0 run to close out the fourth quarter. North extended the lead to 10 points with about three minutes left, but Greensburg never let up. Luke Lozier scored eight straight points to cut the lead to two points with eight seconds left, but Greensburg could not get one last steal for a chance to tie it up.

Evan Smith led all scorers with 16 points. Cole Parmer followed with six points, while Taylor Hogg scored three. Caleb Stapp chipped in two.

Jake Hartman was applauded for a “great defensive effort,” according to coach Michael Blauvelt.

Luke Lozier led Greensburg with 14 points, Kyle Sellers scored seven, Skyler Cordray and Jon Brown each chipped in two points. Cordray and Lozier both recorded five rebounds and Bailey recorded three assists.

North seventh boys edge Pirates

The North Decatur seventh grade boys basketball team defeated the Pirate 7A team 33-31 in a close one. The win boosts the Charger record to 2-0 on the young season.

The Chargers had the early lead 8-6 at the end of the first period and the Pirates evened the score 18-18 at halftime.

Garrett Metz led all scorers with 17 points for North. Cameron Adams followed with 10 points, Tyler Walterman added four and Braden Blauvelt chipped in two.

The Pirates had three players in double figures with Cole Carder, Andrew Comer and Mason McLeod with 10 points each. McLeod and Carder did a good job on the boards with 10 and 9 respectively, according to coach Bob Barker. Comer had three rebounds and Aaron Black grabbed two.

In other scoring, Dylan Mann made one free throw. Mann, Comer and McLeod each dished out one assist.