North Decatur used a 20-point fourth quarter to pull away to the 61-50 victory over visiting Hauser.

The Chargers move to 5-5 on the season and 1-1 in the Mid-Hoosier Conference. Hauser drops to 6-6 and 1-2 in the MHC.

North trailed 13-12 at the end of the first quarter. The Chargers outscored the Jets 15-12 in the second quarter to grab a 27-25 halftime lead.

In the third, North extended the lead to 41-36 before pulling away for the 11-point win.

Kaden Muckerheide had the hot hand from long range, connecting on four 3-pointers en route to a team-high 20 points.

Lance Nobbe finished with 16 points. Blake Spears was also in double figures with 13 points. Carson Parmer and Xavier Adams both had five points. Reid Messer finished with two points.

In the junior varsity game, North defeated the Jets 46-40.

Cooper Parmer led the Chargers with 13 points. Brayden Hancock was also in double figures with 11 points.

Jack Koehne finished with eight points. Mason Morris had five points. Cole Davis had four points. Aiden O’Dell added three points and Brad Krieger had two points.

North hosts South Decatur on Friday.


BATESVILLE – In the championship game of the Ripley County Tournament, Jac-Cen-Del outscored Batesville 34-21 in the second half en route to the title, 58-46.

JCD jumped out to a 15-5 lead after the first quarter. Batesville fought back with a 20-9 run to take a 25-24 lead to the half.

The Eagles outscored Batesville 16-9 in the third quarter and 18-12 in the fourth.

Batesville was led by Cody Mohr with 15 points and seven rebounds. Cade Kaiser added 10 points, three rebounds and two assists. Sam Johnson (three rebounds) and Eli Pierson both had seven points. Cole Werner finished with four points, two rebounds and two assists. Kasin Hughes had three points and two rebounds.

For the Eagles, Caleb Simon led four double-digit scorers with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Wyatt Day added 12 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals. Justin Swinney had 10 points and four rebounds. Matt Dickman finished with 10 points, five rebounds and three assists. Ryan Wilson had nine points. Devin Grieshop had two points.

Other scores

East Central 57, Rushville 36

Oldenburg 54, Shawe Memorial 29

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