Wabash College played one of their most complete games of the season on Saturday in a 81-61 win over North Coast Athletic Association rival Oberlin. The Little Giants defense and offense were hitting on all cylinders.
Leading 40-33 at the half, Wabash broke open the game early in the second half behind the hot shooting of former Tri-West standout Tyler Watson. Watson, a sophomore, connected on three straight treys to make the score 51-36 with 16:10 left in the game.
North Montgomery earned revenge from an early season loss to Southmont by topping the Mounties 66-54 in the Sugar Creek Classic consolation game on Saturday.
The Chargers jumped out to a 10-point lead after a quarter, and led 40-20 at the half, before cruising in for the win.
“We challenged the guys, and they met the challenge,” North Montgomery coach Chad Arnold said. “Obviously when shots are going in it brings you a little bit of energy, but every guy was on the floor
Western Boone jumped out to a double-digit first quarter lead, and held on for a 59-54 win over Crawfordsville to pry the paddle away from the Athenians and claim the 14th Annual Boys’ Sugar Creek Classic.
“They just wanted it,” first-year Stars coach Josh Burkett said. “We’ve got a senior leaden team. We weren’t fancy, and we didn’t play extremely well in either game this weekend, but what we did have was grit and just full effort and full heart, and they had confidence in
A hot-shooting Crawfordsville team rolled to an 84-43 win over Southmont in the second semifinal game of the 14th Sugar Creek Classic, and will advance to the championship game tonight.
The Classic, sponsored by Franciscan Health Sports Medicine, will have the Athenians looking for their first-ever back-to-back titles and their fourth overall championship after they simply ran away from the Mounties.
The win over their county rival moves Crawfordsville to 6-3 on the seaso
Spencer Wright knows what it feels like to have the game in his hands.
And Friday night’s outcome was no different than anytime before.
The Western Boone senior took the ball the length of the floor and scored the game-winning basket in the final seconds to lift the Stars over North Montgomery 50-49, and into the Sugar Creek Classic championship game.
“Spencer Wright is built for those moments,” Stars first-year coach Josh Burkett said. “And that’s why I got him the bal
NEW MARKET — With her teammates in foul trouble, and the ball in her hands — Natalie Manion helped seal a county and conference win for Southmont in a 55-45 defeat of North Montgomery on Thursday night.
The win is the fourth-straight for the Mounties over the Chargers as they took a step toward a third-straight county title, and earned a pair of Journal Review County Chase points.
“We worked really hard, we shared the basketball, and balance of scoring for us,” Southmont
NEW MARKET — A successful school year for Southmont’s female student-athletes continued Thursday as the basketball team defeated North Montgomery 55-45.
The win puts the Mounties girls one step toward a third-straight county title, but winning has been the order of the day at South.
A soccer sectional title was the third in a row. A volleyball sectional championship was earned in the fall. The golf team won the school’s first-ever sectional.
Eight of the nine Southmont
Southmont’s girls basketball team enters tonight’s home match-up with North Montgomery on a three-game winning streak over the Chargers, and will start their quest for a third-straight county title.
Last season the two teams combined for just nine wins, but both the Mounties and Chargers have responded with turnaround campaigns so far this season.
North Montgomery enters the county tilt at 9-7, and are allowing just 40.4 points per game, while Southmont is 8-7 on the seas
Area boys’ basketball teams are sprinting out of Christmas break and headed toward the 14th Annual Sugar Creek Classic presented by Franciscan Health that opens Friday night at Crawfordsville.
Crawfordsville and North Montgomery enter on a pair of three-game win streaks, while Southmont hasn’t played since a 68-46 win over North Vermillion on Dec. 21, and Western Boone enters the tourney at 2-6 and still trying to find their identity after a late start to the season thanks
NEW MARKET — Southmont’s girls basketball team picked up some momentum heading into Thursday’s rivalry showdown with a 54-39 win over Riverton Parke.
The win is two straight in the new year for the Mounties and moves them to 8-7 overall, while the Panthers drop to 2-12.
A big run at the end of the first quarter and another good-sized one at the end of the second propelled South, who used a pressing trap all game to harass the visitors.
“We had that big run to end the fi