Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

January 24, 2014

North girls tally MHC win

By Nick Gonnella
Greensburg Daily News

Edinburgh — The North Decatur girls basketball team traveled to Edinburgh to improve its standing in the Mid-Hoosier Conference.

The Lady Chargers defeated the Lady Lancers 60-26 to snap a three-game losing streak.

North led 17-2 after the first quarter and 30-12 at halftime.

The Lady Chargers outscored the Lancers 13-10 in the third quarter, taking a 43-22 lead into the final period.

North improves to 9-6 overall and 2-4 in the Mid-Hoosier Conference.

Senior Ali Wallpe led North with 12 points, unofficially. Sophomore Mary Hughes scored 10 and senior Anna Wallpe followed with nine.

The North junior varsity team beat Edinburgh 38-18 in the first game.

The JV Chargers led 13-3 after the first quarter, and 20-11 at the half. North increased its lead at the next two stops, 30-14 after the third quarter and 38-18 for the final margin.

More results and statistics will be available in a future print edition and online.

North next hosts Hauser (8-9 overall, 3-1 MHC) Tuesday for another conference matchup.

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