Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
MHS Girls Basketball . The last home game for the 2018 Seniors was a huge success as the JV kicked off the night with a win followed by a 79-21 win over Blackford by the Senior girls and the Lady Indians. Several players had great nights, but Holli Greer stood out with 23 points and 14 rebounds. Alayna Webb scored 18, Halle Planck had 14 points and 12 rebounds, andRiley McKee
scored 10 for the Lady Indians. Coach Tandy and her team now prepare for their January 31 meeting with Marion in Sectional 23 at Bellmont.
RJB Boys Basketball . The 6th grade Junior Indians lost to Wabash in the A-Team game 46-21. Gannon Smith had 9 points. The B-Team won 30-13 led by Deakon Dilts with 10 points. This team plays again on January 31 as they will host Frankton.
RJB Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians 6th graders won 26-6 over Alexandria with Sophia Morrison scoring 11 points. The girls will play next on January 29 against Kokomo.
Tonight’s Events . MHS Boys Basketball travels to Alexandria at 6:00pm for the only event of the evening. Looking at the weekend, MHS Wrestling competes in the IHSAA Sectional at Oak Hill on Saturday at 9:00am while the RJB Girls Basketball team travels to Wabash for a tournament also starting at 9:00am. Best of luck to our student-athletes this weekend.
Today’s Sports World Update
NCAA Men’s Basketball . #3 Purdue squeezed out a win against the #25 Wolverines last night 92-88. Vincent Edwards had 30 points to lead the Boilermakers.
NCAA Women’s Basketball . #5 Notre Dame defeated Pittsburgh 87-53. The Butler Lady Bulldogs take on Georgetown tonight at 7:00pm.
NBA . The Indiana Pacers return to action tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers at 7:30pm. The Pacers are 26-22 coming into the game.
NAIA Basketball . The Taylor Trojans Men’s Basketball team takes on Marian on Saturday at 3:00pm in Upland. Indiana Wesleyan hosts Bethel also on Saturday at 3:00pm.
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