Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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December 28, 2013

Pirates take semifinal in Hall of Fame Classic

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A 3-point play by Welage and two more Sellers foul shots gave the Pirates a 24-19 lead at the break.

Senior Bryant McIntosh scored just three points and two assists, but was appreciative of the efforts from his teammates.

“It’s not just a one- or two-person show,” said McIntosh. “We fought hard. Mt. Vernon is a good team and has good shooters.”

Sellers finished with a game-high 17 points, shooting 5-for-7 overall and 6-for-6 from the foul line. He grabbed seven rebounds and blocked a shot. Welage followed with 12 points and five rebounds.

Rigney scored eight points and tallied six rebounds, while Holdsworth added five points and a team-high four assists. Senior Tom Lawrence chipped in a 3-pointer.

“It was another total team game for us,” said Greensburg head coach Stacy Meyer. “Rigney had two big three’s. Ryan did a nice job inside. Tom Lawrence gave us some good minutes. We got contributions from everyone.”

Coleman led his team with 15 points. Erick Shepherd followed with 10 points and a team-high seven rebounds.

Greensburg out-rebounded Mt. Vernon 24-23, and each team committed eight turnovers.

The Pirates shot 11-for-13 (84.6 percent) from the foul line and 16-for-35 from the floor (45.7 percent).

Mt. Vernon shot 9-for-14 (64 percent) from the line and just 13-for-38 from the floor (34.2).

More coverage of the first game, and full coverage of the championship game between the Pirates and Columbus North, will be available online and in Tuesday’s print edition.



Contact Nick Gonnella at (812) 663-3111, x7003.

 

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