Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
MHS Boys Basketball . On Friday, the Indians traveled to Alexandria for a triple-header with the Tigers. The C-Team lost 42-37, followed by a loss for the JV squad 44-39. Tyler Sizemore scored 14 points in the JV team’s third loss of the season. Landon Swanner had a great night for the varsity team, as they grabbed an important road win 78-55.
MHS Wrestling . At the IHSAA Oak Hill Wrestling Sectional, Kyler Funk won the 182 title. He will be joined at the Peru Regional by Courtland Scott, who finished 3rd, and Skylar Tackett (4th). Tre Ice placed 5th in the 220 class, Jay Jones also placed 5th, and John Hall and Gage Peterson earned 6th place finished.
RJB Girls Basketball . The 7th grade Lady Indians were crowned Wabash Invitational Champions on Saturday.
RJB Boys Basketball . The 8th grade boys grabbed the Central Indiana Conference title by defeating Madison Grant 58-38. Dakota Ancil had 18 points, Asbury had 15, Ulerick 10, and Campbell 9.
Tonight’s Events . RJB Girls Basketball competes at Blackford in the CIC at 5:30pm. The 6th grade girls host Kokomo at 6:00pm.
Today’s Sports World Update
Olympics . The 2018 Winter Olympics are ten days away. The Olympics will kick off on February 9 PyeongChang in the Republic of Korea.
NCAA Men’s Basketball . #3 Purdue claimed “control of the state” this year by defeating Indiana in Bloomington 74-67. Isaac Haas had 26 points for the Boilermakers, and Juwan Morgan scored 24.
NCAA Women’s Basketball . The Lady Boilers defeated Penn State 88-73. Butler lost in a close game to Villanova 69-67. #5 Notre Dame scored 100 as they defeated #8 Florida State 100-69.
NBA . The Indiana Pacers defeated Orlando 114-112 on Saturday. Victor Oladipo had 24 points in the win. The Pacers play the Hornets tonight at 7:00pm.
NAIA Basketball . Indiana Wesleyan Women defeated Bethel 93-49, and the Men earned the same result winning 84-82. The Taylor Trojans came back to beat Marian 68-63, but the Women were defeated.
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