Rushville Republican


November 22, 2013

sports briefs

BRMS basketball teams roundup

The BRMS seventh-grade boys Black basketball team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 47-31 win over Greensburg. Jordan Smith led a well-balanced scoring attack with 12 points and five assists, followed by Cameron Craig’s 10 points and four rebounds. Tyler Wilson had eight points. Duncan Draper added six points and eight rebounds. Next was Mason Springman with five points and three rebounds, and Gage Rosenfeld had four points and led the team with three steals. The team got quality minutes off the bench from Trey Cain, Aaron and Austin Trebley to help secure the win.

The Cubs fell to 2-1 with a 48-24 loss to New Castle. Draper and Wilson led the Cubs with six points each. Rosenfeld and Springman both had five points.

The eighth-grade boys Black was edged by Greensburg 34-32 in overtime. BRMS led 19-13 at the half before falling in OT by two.

Owen Wiles led the Cubs with 10 points. Zach Hoeing had seven points. Landis Gettinger and Rufus Noe both had six points.

Rusville boys 3rdin conference

The Rushville Bowl girls and boys high school teams are currently participating in the Mid Indiana Bowling Conference. The boys team is currently in third place out of 13 teams with a 3-2 record. The girls are also in third with a 2-2 record. The boys team is averaging 180 per man while the girls team is averaging 140 per girl. J.T. Ephlin rolled a 2-game set last week in New Castle of 288 (first 10 in a row) and 242 for a 530 series. That series currently ranks No. 1 in the entire state bowling program. The boys and girls teams will be on the lanes this Saturday in New Castle.

Purdue rolls over Eastern Illinois

WEST LAFAYETTE (AP) — Purdue coach Matt Painter keeps preaching old-style defense.

On Wednesday night, his team finally delivered with a more traditional response.

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