Greensburg — Posted below are the Decatur County sports digest announcements for Nov. 21.
GB girls at East Central, 6 p.m. JV
Saturday, Nov. 24
GB boys vs South Dearborn, 6 p.m. JV
ND girls at Knightstown, 11 a.m. JV
ND boys at Milan, 6 p.m. JV
SD boys vs Oldenburg Academy, 7:30 varsity
Tuesday, Nov. 27
GB swimming vs East Central, 5:30
GB girls vs Franklin County, 6 p.m. JV
ND girls vs South Ripley, 6 p.m. JV
SD girls @ Eastern Hancock, 6 p.m. varsity
North seventh boys beat Milan
The North Decatur seventh grade boys basketball team beat visiting Milan 31-24 Monday. The Chargers led 13-7 at the half.
Evan Smith led North with 14 points and added five assists. Cole Parmer led North with 16 rebounds and added 12 points. Caleb Stapp scored four points and Sidney Ricke chipped in one.
The Chargers improve to 2-2 on the season.
North eighth boys fall to Milan
The North Decatur eighth grade boys basketball team fell to Milan 42-33. Milan led 14-4 after the first quarter, which was too much to overcome.
“We dug ourselves too deep a hole in the first for the second game in a row,” said coach Mike Blauvelt, “but played hard to get back into the game.”
Leading North in scoring was Ben Kinker with 10 points. Ian Schmid followed with nine points, while Kyle Kramer scored eight. Nick Moorman added four and Matt Kacher chipped in two.
Pirate 7A boys beat Spartans
The Greensburg 7A boys basketball team improved to 3-0 with a 35-33 win over Connersville Monday. The Pirates led 8-6 at the end of the first period before the Spartans regained the lead at the half, 18-17.
Luke Lozier controlled the boards with eight and scored 22 points, missing only one shot from the field. Kyle Sellers had nine points as he continues to improve offensively. He also had a season high five boards. Cody Bischoff had two points and two steals. Tucker Bailey dished out seven assists in a great effort looking for teammates, according to coach Bob Barker.
“Nick Heil and Brayton Owens are improving game by game with four rebounds each,” said Barker.
Heil finished out the scoring with two points. Gus Gregory, Gabe Caplinger and Ty Hall had limited play and Eric Fisse joined the 7A team but did not play.
Pirate 8A boys fall to Panthers
The Greensburg 8A boys basketball team visited Jennings County Thursday and fell 51-29.
“I thought we played much better than the game Tuesday and are showing improvement every day in practice,” said head coach Andrew Ruble.
Greensburg was down seven points after the first and 18 at half. Despite struggling in the second quarter, the Pirates stayed with it and were only outscored by three in the second half.
“This was a very good Jennings County team and I am proud of how hard our kids played,” said Ruble.
Dillon Merritt with led Greensburg with eight points, Trevor Reynolds scored five, Louis Moore four, and Greg Schroeder and Chase Hogg three apiece. Sam Slusher, Brent Bowling, and Kamron Sims each added two.
Pirate boys tickets on sale
Greensburg will be selling boys varsity basketball season tickets each day from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the athletic office. The cost is $45 and will be good for the home boys basketball games. All-sports tickets can still be purchased for $50 for adults, $40 for students and $150 for a family, and are good for all athletic events.
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