Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
Boys Basketball Sectional Tickets are available for pre-sale at the Mississinewa High School Main Office. Weekend tickets are $10.00. Single session tickets will only be available at the event when you arrive at Norwell High School. Single session tickets are $6.00. Pre-sale tickets are now available until noon on Tuesday, February 27.
Coach Evertts and the Indians will face Heritage in the 3A IHSAA Sectional at Norwell High School. The team will play at 7:30pm on Tuesday, February 27.
Any student interested in the TRAP team can attend an informational meeting on Monday, February 26 at 6:00pm in the MHS Cafeteria.
MHS Boys Basketball . The Indians finish the season 14-8 after defeating the Taylor Titans 71-50. Jalen Martin scored 17 points with Thabit Gault adding 15 points and 13 rebounds. Jerod May is still edging his way toward his 1000th career point for the Indians with the Sectional looming on Tuesday. The JV team also won 67-55 at Mississinewa High School.
RJB Boys Basketball . The 6th grade A-Team defeated Riverview 40-22 led by 12 points from Burbank. The B-Team lost 28-19. Bosworth scored 6 points.
Tonight’s Events . There are no events for this Friday, but on Saturday RJB Wrestling will compete at the Oak Hill Invitational starting at 9:00am.
Today’s Sports World Update
NBA . The Indiana Pacers return from the All-Star break to face the Atlanta Hawks tonight at 7:00pm. The Pacers are 33-25. Oklahoma City won on a buzzer beater by Russell Westbrook last night 110-107 over Sacramento, and a majority of the hometown crowd missed the big shot due to a local emergency broadcast test.
NCAA Men’s Basketball . The #9 Purdue Boilermakers won 93-86 over Illinois. Carsen Edwards dropped 40 points on 11 of 19 shooting. Indiana faces Ohio State tonight and Ball State plays Western Michigan.
NCAA Women’s Basketball . Notre Dame defeated Virginia Tech 89-59.
NAIA Men’s Basketball . The Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats will face Huntington on Saturday at 3:00pm in Marion.
NAIA Women’s Basketball . The Lady Wildcats of Indiana Wesleyan face Taylor on Friday in the Semifinals of the Women’s Crossroads Tourney. That game will start at 7:00pm at Luckey Arena.
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