Greensburg Daily News
Posted below are the Decatur County sports digest announcements for Jan. 17.
ND girls vs Edinburgh
GB girls at S. Dearborn
SD boys at Eastern Hancock
ND boys at Morristown
GB wrestling EIAC at Lawrenceburg, 8 a.m. W.I.
SD girls vs Shawe Mem, noon (no JV)
SD boys vs Greensburg
ND boys at Union County
Chili supper Saturday at South
There will be a chili supper this Saturday, Jan. 19 before the varsity boys basketball game between host South Decatur and Greensburg. The supper will benefit the 4H Tree City Mavericks, and take place at South Decatur High School from 4:30 p.m. until halftime of the junior varsity game.
North girls vs Franklin County Jan. 24
The North Decatur girls varsity and junior varsity basketball games against Franklin County, originally scheduled Dec. 28, have been rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24. The junior varsity game will begin at 6 p.m.
Cougar, Charger JH boys split
The North Decatur junior high boys basketball teams earned a split against South Decatur in recent action.
The seventh grade Chargers topped South 41-18. North outscored South in each quarter, leading 22-11 at the half.
Cole Parmer led North with 22 points. Evan Smith followed with eight, while Caleb Stapp scored three. Sidney Ricke, Luke Kinker, Quirin Gauck and Matthew Borgman each added two.
South’s eighth graders beat North 54-36. South led 13-6 after the first quarter, but North took a 20-17 lead at the half. However, the Cougars entered the fourth quarter leading 32-29, then outscored North 22-7 in the final period.
Ben Kinker led North with 19 points. Kyle Kramer scord nine, Nick Moorman scored five, Matt Kachur added two and Ian Schmid chipped in one.
Pirate 8B boys fall to Shelbyville
The Greensburg boys 8B basketball team competed against Shelbyville at home and lost 45-42. The Pirates led several times throughout the game, even leading by two with 49 seconds remaining, but came up short.
“While this was an exciting game for the players and fans, this is a game where we learned a lot. In the end, that is what this level is all about,” said head coach Justin Tucker.
Cory Adams led the team in scoring with 16 points, including two 3-pointers. Keaton Atchley added nine points for the Pirates, while James Scudder put up 8 points. Dylan Barber added 7 points and Zach Pokrzywinski gave the Pirates two. Tanner Carman, Thomas Stevens, Darian Davis, and Kirk Scott gave the team some quality offensive minutes, according to Tucker.
Scudder led the team in rebounds with a career-high 14, as Barber added nine. Davis, Adams, Stevens, and Pokrzywinski each added one board each to the rebound total. Scudder also led the team with five steals, while Barber added three, and Stevens and Adams each added one each.
“Although we did lose, the team we played against was a very talented team, and we have to look past it. Some things did not go our way, but we must learn from that and improve from it,” added Tucker.
Pirate 7A boys fall
The Greensburg 7A boys basketball team fell to Shelbyville 41-30 Monday. Sixteen turnovers in the first half was too much tonight, according to head coach Bob Barker.
The Bears took an early lead from the start leading 12-6 after the first period and 19-11 at the half. The Pirates settled down and took care of the ball with only six turnovers in the second half.
Luke Lozier led all scorers with 16 points and Kyle Sellers also finished in double figures scoring 10. Tucker Bailey and Cody Bischoff scored two each. Bischoff had a season high four rebounds while Lozier grabbed three. Bailey dished out three assists and Sellers had three steals.
YMCA cheerleading extended to Saturday
The Decatur County Family YMCA has extended its registration for the sports cheerleading program. The deadline for the sports cheerleading program (ages 5-9) will be extended to Saturday, Jan. 19. Interested families can sign up their youth at the Y and building hours can be found on their Web site, which is www.decaturcountyfamilyymca.org. For more details about the league, please contact Ryan Gelhaus at (812)663-9622 or email@example.com.
The Y does not turn away community members for inability to pay and scholarships are available.