Rushville Republican

February 22, 2013

Local sports digest 022213

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — BRMS basketball

The BRMS eighth-grade girls basketball teams posted a sweep of Doe Creek.

The eighth-grade Black won 45-36. Marley led the Lady Cubs with 17 points. Ash had 15 points. Fogg, Adkins and Beavers had four points. Aldridge had one point.

The eighth-grade Red won 42-31. Megyn Kirchoff led the Lady Cubs with 19 points. Madison Owen added 14 points. Mekyna Hall had six points and Casey Chabre had three points.

In earlier action, the Red went 1-1 at the Connersville tournament. The Lady Cubs fell to St. Michael 24-15. Chabre had eight points with Owen scoring four and Kirchoff three.

The Lady Cubs then defeated Connersville 24-4. Chabre had 10 points followed by Owen six, Kirchoff two, Beavers two, Kassie Herbert two, Mekyna Hall one and Macie Orme one.

The eighth-grade girls defeated Knightstown 35-17. Ash had 17 points and three rebounds followed by Fogg eight points and five rebounds, Adkins six points and seven, Markley three points and one rebound, Eldridge two points and one rebound, Owens two points and four rebounds, Flannery one rebound, Kirchoff two assists, and Hall one rebound.

Boys basketball sectional

Boys basketball sectional season tickets will be on sale through noon Tuesday. Tickets are $10. This is an open sale and all seats are general admission.

JV basketball

On Friday evening the Lions’ JV basketball team (12-7) traveled to Greenfield to take on the host Cougars and came away with a 38-22 victory. The Lions were able to take a 13-10 lead into half and outscored the Cougars 25-12 in the second half. Kris Combs led the team with 12 points followed by Ricky Thompson 10, Jon Seals nine, Bryce Dye three, Nathan Borders two and Jaret Sons two.

HHC girls basketball

The HHC announced the first team and honorable mention girls basketball teams. Rushville had three members of the first team - Mackenzie Campbell, Sarah Cook and Keragan Niehoff. Mikayla Dougherty was named honorable mention and head coach Melissa Marlow was named Coach of the Year.