June 19, 2011
Silver Creek knocked off Columbus North, Indianapolis Pike, Louisville (Ky.) Eastern and New Castle on Saturday to win the second session of the 2011 Hinkle Shootout Team Camp, Dragon coach Brandon Hoffman said.
The one-day shootout for high school teams consisted of bracket play, and Silver Creek was one of just two non-Class 4-A teams competing in the event, which was hosted at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse by the Butler men’s basketball program.
“It was great to see our players play so well, especially against the level of competition we went against,” said Hoffman, whose team also went 4-0 last weekend at the Hanover Shootout, beating Bedford North Lawrence, Edinburgh, Evansville Reitz and Newport (Ky.). “Our backcourt was playing exceptionally well, and (our guards) kind of raised the bar for everyone else.”
“We were glad to up up there and accomplish what we did,” he said. “But our goal is to get to (the) Washington (Regional). That’s what we’ve got our eyes on.”
June 8, 2011
Washington’s Cody Zeller poured in 25 points and grabbed 21 points, Warsaw’s Nic Moore chipped in 18 and New Albany’s Chris Whitehead 14, but the Indiana All-Stars fell 104-102 tonight at Kokomo to the Junior All-Stars in double overtime.
Yogi Ferrell, a junior guard from Indianapolis Park Tudor, netted a baseline jump shot in the second overtime period, which was a sudden-death, first-to-score situation. Ferrell, an Indiana University recruit, scored 16 points for the Junior stars
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June 6, 2011
Washington standout and Indiana University recruit Cody Zeller, Indiana’s 2011 Mr. Basketball, turned in a magnificent performance Monday night in his final game at the historic Hatchet House, racking up a game-high 26 points, 19 rebounds and four blocks.
But it was the heroics in the waning moments of the game by Warsaw guard Nic Moore, an Illinois State signee, that secured the Indiana All-Stars a 117-113 victory over a collection of Indiana’s top junior prospects.
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June 1, 2011
Team Southern Indiana 2012 Red used a balanced scoring effort to upend Louisville Flight 60-56 on Monday to win the 11th-grade bracket at the Blue Chip Memorial Day HoopFest in Louisville, the team’s second tournament championship in as many weeks.
TSI 2012 Red, which finished 2-1 in pool play, thumped West Ohio Wonders 67-44 in the semifinals, edged Next Level (Ky.) 67-61 in the quarterfinals and walloped The Truth (Ky.) 78-56 in first round play.
The team, coached by former Jeffersonville and Indiana University star Sherron Wilkerson, knocked off the Eric Gordon Central Stars 87-81 the previous weekend to capture the 2011 Indiana District AAU Championship, the first state AAU crown in Team Southern Indiana’s four-year existence.
The team’s roster includes: Darryl Baker, Jeffersonville; Jonathan Ellis, Jeffersonville; Jordan Ellis, Jeffersonville; Sam Hunt, Jennings County; Keegan Kincaid, Switzerland County; Keontez Malone, Rock Creek; Grant Meyer, Silver Creek; Bailey Sanders, Jennings County; Caleb Sprigler, Silver Creek.
May 24, 2011
Week four scores and highlights from the Team Southern Indiana Spring Basketball League Boys’ High School Division at Sellersburg Nolan Fieldhouse:
Sycamores 105, Jaguars 67: Eastern’s Dakota Snider poured in 23 points and Brownstown’s Jonah Persinger added 18 as the Sycamores thumped the Jaguars. Henryville’s Devin Richey led the Jaguars with a game-high 33 points.
Bulldogs 67, Cardinals 45: Brandon Sizemore and Blake Davis, both of South Ripley, totaled 27 and 14 points, respectively, and the Bulldogs blew past the Cardinals. Madison’s Tyler Manaugh led the Cardinals with 10.
Boilermakers 66, Aces 54: Jeffersonville’s Blake Lieras finished with 17 points and Floyd Central’s Nick Bomersbach had 16 to lead the Boilers over the Aces. Eastern’s Trey Albertson paced the Aces with 17.
Hoosiers 54, Sycamores 39: The Providence duo of Aaron Shahroudi and Colin Daly finished with 17 and 11 points, and the Hoosiers eliminated the Sycamores. Brownstown’s Trey DeHart scored 13 for the Sycamores.
Wildcats 53, Irish 36: Brownstown’s Spencer Allman scored the Irish for 37 points, helping the Wildcats move on in tournament play. Charlestown’s Cody Donahue finished with 10 for the Irish.
Crusaders 64, Bulldogs 59: Louisville (Ky.) St. Xavier’s Nathan Smith racked up 22 points and Northeast Dubois’ Bryce Huebner added 17 as the Crusaders slid past the Bulldogs. Sizemore had 19 for the Bulldogs.
Crusaders 63, Wildcats 62: Huebner totaled 29 points and Smith chipped in 10, and the Crusaders advanced past the Wildcats. Allman had 32 for the Wildcats.
Hoosiers 70, Boilermakers 59: Shahroudi finished with 23 points and his Pioneer teammate Grant Goad managed 17 points in the Hoosiers semifinal win. Charlestown’s David Cissell had 17 for the Boilermakers.
Hoosiers 59, Crusaders 43: Daly scored 21 and Shahroudi 12 as the Hoosiers won the 2011 Team Southern Indiana Spring Basketball League Boys’ High School Division, beating the Crusaders. Smith finished with 12 in the loss for the Crusaders.
May 24, 2011
Week four scores and highlights from the Team Southern Indiana Spring Basketball League Girls’ High School Division at Sellersburg Nolan Fieldhouse:
Wildcats 23, Hoosiers 22: Henryville’s Hannah Gilstrap led the Wildcats to a one-points victory with seven points. Medora’s Monica Bevers lead the Hoosiers in defeat with nine.
Boilermakers 59, Wildcats 41: Trinity Lutheran’s Marian Nolan netted 22 points and North Harrison’s Hayley Renneker chipped in 16 as the Boilers cruised past the Wildcats. Rock Creek’s Kaelin James led the Cardinals with nine.
Boilermakers 52, Wildcats 41: Renneker put in 14 and Nolan 13 as the Boilermakers captured the 2011 Team Southern Indiana Spring Basketball League Girls’ High School Division championship. Providence’s Mary Graf led the Wildcats with 11.