Rushville Republican


February 14, 2014

Sports Briefs

RCHS events


Girls basketball sectional

Game 1: Rushville vs. Lawrenceburg, 6 p.m.

Game 2: Batesville vs. South Dearborn, following first game

BRMS girls basketball

The BRMS eighth-grade girls Black (2-2) fell at Greensburg 49-11. River Paddack led the Lady Cubs with six points. Emily Duncan had three points and Alexis Thompson had two points.

The Lady Cubs then fell to Greenfield 46-23 to move to 2-3 on the season. Paddack had 15 points to lead the Lady Cubs. Duncan and Emily Muir both chipped in with four points.

The seventh-grade girls Black defeated Greensburg 46-17. The Lady Cubs were led by Dru Niedenthal and Taylor Browning with 13 points each. Allie Smith added 11 points. Karley Yager had four points. Besty Muir finished with three points. Marissa Sullivan had two points.

The seventh-grade girls Black then defeated Greenfield 33-24. Browning led the Lady Cubs with 17 points. Smith added 11. Sullivan added three points and Yager had two.

The BRMS seventh-grade girls Red overcame a 10-5 half-time deficit to knock off Greensburg 24-18. Breanna Carpenter led the Lady Cubs with 19 points, 15 rebounds and three steals. Halley Fenimore had three points and five rebounds. Kierstyn Carpenter added two points. Emma Lux finished with five assists and three steals. Caitlin Philpot had two rebounds and Eva Sutton had one rebound.

Thompson records double-double

Manchester University junior forward Jon Thompson, a native of Rushville, recorded 18 points and 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season as MU dropped an 84-70 final to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Anderson University. Thompson has earned double figures in scoring in nine of his 12 appearances this season.

Penn St. rallies late to beat Indiana 66-65

BLOOMINGTON (AP) — Tim Frazier scored on a driving layup with 6.1 seconds to go Wednesday night, capping a remarkable rally to give Penn State a 66-65 victory at Indiana.

Frazier finished with 14 points as the Nittany Lions (13-12, 4-8 Big Ten) ended a two-game losing streak and defeated Indiana for the first time since March 2011.

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