Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


February 7, 2013

Decatur County sports digest announcements for Feb. 7

Greensburg — Posted below are the Decatur County sports digest announcements for Feb. 7.


Thursday boys games (JV at 6 p.m.)

GB boys at Franklin County

SD boys vs Waldron

Friday Girls Sectionals

ND girls vs Milan at S. Ripley, 6 p.m.

GB girls vs Madison at Rushville, 7:30

Youth soccer signups open

Spring registrations are still open for the Decatur County Youth Soccer program.

Please visit and follow the registration link.

Jennings Co tops South JH girls

The South Decatur junior high girls basketball teams both fell to Jennings County Tuesday.

The seventh graders fell 22-10 to Jennings County A.

South scoring:  Taylor Best 3, Kinsey Sample 3, Tymesha Young 3, Zoey Nobbe 1.

The South eighth graders fell 29-27, their first loss of the season.

Brooke Helms led South with 12 points, 8 rebounds and 5 steals. Hannah Smith followed with 10 points and 3 rebounds.

Stacy Fox scored four points and Olivia Clarkson added one.

Delanie Diekhoff had 9 rebounds and Mackenzie Kopplin had 5.

Pirate 7A girls beat St. Bartholomew

The 7A Lady Pirates basketball team defeated St. Bartholomew on Tuesday 39–31. Kiersten Lynette scored 14 points and led the team in rebounds with 13. Kyra Whitaker had 14 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals. Bailey Meyer scored 10 points, while Ashlynn Meyer scored 1 point and Sierra Johnson pulled down 8 rebounds.

Pirate 8th girls fall

The Greensburg eighth grade girls basketball team lost a hard-fought battle 43-39 to St. Bartholomew Thuesday.

Scoring for the Pirates:  Samantha Cain 5 pts, Sydney Meyer 21 pts, Gabby Burton 2 pts, Claire Fleetwood 10 pts, Allie Reisman 2 pts.

“The girls played hard and fought until the end,” said coach Amy McFall.

Parks and Rec offers swimming

The Decatur County Parks and Recreation Department is offering open swimming at the Greensburg Community High School. The pool will be open, free of charge, on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. continuing through Sunday, March 10. Non-swimmers under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, please contact the Parks Department office at 663-8284.


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