ND to honor 1970 team

North Decatur High School will recognize members of the 1970 sectional championship basketball team at the home varsity game on Dec. 18. North Decatur athletic director Scott Johnson would appreciate it if any member of the team, friend or family member could contact the school with contact information they might have for the players on that championship team.

BHS freshman

The Batesville boys freshman basketball team dropped the season opener against the Franklin County Wildcats 43-36.

The Bulldogs were led in scoring by Carson Laker and Grant Goldsmith, each contributing 14 points.

BRMS basketball

The BRMS boys basketball teams traveled to Batesville on Monday to take on the St. Louis Cardinals. The seventh-grade Cubs struggled early and failed to score in the first quarter, trailing 6-0. The Cubs scored 17 points in the second quarter to lead 17-12 at half. The Cubs held on in the second half to take the 33-26 victory.

Leading the way in scoring for BRMS was Malaki Knight with 11 points. Owen Zachery added eight points followed by Zy Adams, Braydon Martz, and Gavin Owen all with four points and Benson Crowder with two points.

The eighth-grade Cubs played a strong first half, trailing by one at halftime. The Cubs then took a brief lead in the third quarter before a St. Louis third-quarter run. The Cubs ended up falling to the Cardinals 40-20.

Liam Gurley led the Cubs scoring attack with seven points. Carter Woolf had six points. Trent Gossett added five points. Kollin Taylor scored two points.

BMS basketball

The Batesville seventh-grade boys’ basketball team traveled to Brookville and defeated Franklin County by a final score of 40-21. Batesville started off the first quarter with great effort and was able to outscore the wildcats 11-9, with Carson Hartley scoring nine of those points. The Bulldogs kept up the great team effort and ending up building the lead by 10 with a first half score of 24-14. The Bulldogs kept the lead the rest of the game, and was able to finish with a 19-point lead to end the game. Leading all scores was Carson Hartley with 16 points followed by Braydin Hughes eight, Caleb Laker six, Isaac Weber four, and Kamryn Holcomb and Cole Abrams with three each. Batesville moves to 4-3 on the season.

The eighth-grade boys traveled to Brookville and defeated Franklin County by a final score of 47-33. Batesville came out firing by taking a 10-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Wildcats had a strong second quarter and knocked the Bulldogs out of rhythm putting the halftime score to just a one-point Batesville lead. Trenten Luers had a strong second half to help put the Bulldogs ahead after Batesville forced multiple turnovers and scored on easy transition layups. With a nine-point lead heading into the final quarter, Batesville took care of the ball and continued to get separation, eventually coming out with a 14-point victory. Leading all scorers was Trenten Luers with 19 points followed by Cannon Clark six, Cayden Drake six, Ethan Schneider five, Landon Raver four, Owen Enneking four, Brayden Maple two and Trenton Jordan one. Batesville moves to 7-0 on the season.

Lady Bulldogs JV

The junior varsity Lady Bulldogs dropped their matchup against the Seymour Lady Owls last Friday night by a score of 42-31. The Lady Bulldogs were led in scoring by Lydia Haskamp with 17 points followed by Ava Hanson with six points. The Lady Bulldogs moved to 3-2 on the season.

Saturday night, the JV Lady Bulldogs faced off with the South Ripley Lady Raiders and won by a score of 31-28. The Lady Bulldogs were led in scoring by Lydia Haskamp with seven points followed by Lizzy Nobbe with six points. The Lady Bulldogs advanced to 4-2 on the year.

GJHS basketball

The seventh-grade Pirates went on the road and beat Connersville Monday night by a score of 26-20. Myles Mckinsey led the way with 12 points. Other scorers were Logan Simpson seven, Jacoby Miller six and Quinton Walker one.

The eighth grade lost to Connersville 42-18. Scoring for the Pirates included Kameron Parkinson seven points, Ethan Smith six points, Klein Lowe two points, Luke Hoeing two points Corbin Thackery one point.

Young Eagles

JCD’s seventh-grade boys team defeated South Decatur 56-22.

For the Eagles, Blake Wagner tallied 24 points, one rebound, one assist, four blocks and one steal. Darian Greishop added 11 points, two rebounds, three steals and four assists. Logan Meyer finished with six points, three steals and two blocks. Brody Huff had four points and one steal. Neil Sullivan added four points, six rebounds, five steals and one assist. Beckham Comer had four points and one assist. Kingston Buckler had four points and two rebounds. Mathew Taylor added one point, two rebounds and one steal.

The eighth-grade Eagles knocked off South Decatur 49-42.

For the Eagles, Lane Carroll led the way with 24 points, 11 rebounds, three steals and two blocks. Lane Simon tallied nine points, six rebounds and one assist. Wyatt Comer added eight points, three rebounds, one steal and one block. Carson Comer finished with five points, two rebounds, two steals and one assist. Caden Kohlman had two points, one rebound and two assists. Kellar Vatchet added one point, four rebounds and one assist. Case Comer grabbed one rebound.

NDJH basketball

North Decatur’s eighth-grade boys traveled to Milan and suffered their first loss of the season Monday. The opening quarter was evenly contested and ended in an 11-11 tie. The second quarter Milan broke through the Charger defense and scored 15 points which put the Chargers in a 26-16 halftime deficit.

North rallied in the third quarter pulling to within four points at 34-30. With the game drawing to a close in the fourth quarter, North was down three points with eight seconds left and pressing. Milan successfully inbounded the ball which caused the Chargers to foul and Milan hit two big free throws to extend the lead to five and that proved to be the final margin of victory.

North was led in by Chase Youngman with 16 points followed by Logan O’Dell nine, Brody Barker five, Hayden Ramsey four and Garrett Schwering two.

Contact Aaron Kirchoff at aaron.kirchoff@greensburgdailynews.com

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