Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
MHS Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians traveled to Alexandria to face the Tigers in a CIC battle that led to an overtime nail-biter. The JV handled business in regulation winning 48-38. The final of the varsity contest was 65-62, as Mississinewa outscored Alexandria 10-7 in the extra period. Halle Planck recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Alayna Webb was the leading scorer with 20 points while pulling down 6 boards. Holli Greer also had a good night scoring 16 points. The Lady Indians will play Elwood on Saturday as they continue their CIC contests.
RJB Girls Basketball . The Junior Lady Indians brought home four wins in an undefeated night. The 6th grade defeated Kokomo 45-10 to start their season 1-0. Sophia Morrison had 16 points. The 6th grade B-Team also won 15-8. The 7th grade girls took down Oak Hill 39-11. Liana Luchetti scored 10 points. The Lady Indians wrapped up the night with an 8th grade win over Oak Hill 36-14. Sophia Corey led the way with 10 points.
Tonight’s Events . RJB Boys Basketball battles the Madison Grant Argylls tonight. The 7th grade team will travel to Madison Grant at 5:00pm, but the 8th grade team will host the Argylls at 6:00pm. Looking ahead at the weekend, MHS Boys Basketball hosts Elwood on Friday. That game can be watched live on YouTube. On Saturday, MHS Wrestling competes in the CIC Meet at Oak Hill. The 7th grade Grant Four Basketball Tournament will be held at Madison Grant on Saturday, and MHS Girls Basketball travels to Elwood at 6:00pm on Saturday evening.
Today’s Sports World Update
NCAA Women’s Basketball . Ball State dropped to 14-3 with a loss to Toledo last night 72-66. The Lady Boilermakers face Northwestern in action tonight at 7:00pm. The big game in women’s basketball tonight is #5 Notre Dame facing off against #6 Tennessee. This big matchup can be seen on ESPN at 7:00pm.
NBA . The 24-20 Indiana Pacers will face Portland tonight at 10:00pm.
NCAA Men’s Basketball . Indiana prepares for a Big Ten showdown with #9 Michigan State on Friday. The Hoosiers will enter that game at 11-7 on the season. That game will be on Fox Sports One at 7:00pm on Friday.
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