It was a historical night in Gas City at Mississinewa High School as the Mississinewa Indians battled the Marion Giants through two overtimes. The Giants came out on top 111-103. Jerod May led the Indians with 31 points. Thabit Gault had a monstrous double-double with 25 points and 24 rebounds. Nolan Young had 19 points and Batch Ceesay added 17. The Indians are now 13-4 as they head to Friday’s game in which they will host CIC opponent Frankton. That game will also be streamed live by TribeTV on TheCube.
The Junior Varsity lost to Marion 25-66 with Brenden Gochenour leading the Indians with 8 points. The JV is now 13-4.
Intermission held a couple of special events as the Unified Basketball (left) teams from Marion and Mississinewa competed in front of a packed house continuing a great tradition from a awesome program. Herb McPherson was honored for his induction into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame (pictured above) with a special ceremony from Mississinewa High School.
The (13-3) Mississinewa Indians taken on the (8-8) Marion Giants tonight at Mississinewa High School. The Junior Varsity tip-off at 6:00pm followed by the Varsity at approximately 7:30pm. Herb McCpherson will be recognized at intermission for his induction into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame. TribeTV will have LIVE coverage on TheCube (watch here).
Boys Basketball Rolls in the CIC Against Alexandria
Friday night the Boys Basketball team took on Alexandria in a freshman, junior varisty, and varsity event. The Freshman suffered the only Indian loss of the weekend 35-51. The JV team extended their winning streak to six with a 12-3 record by beating the Tigers 53-45. Jeshon McClung and Eyzaac Sanders led the Indians with 12 points each. The varsity team won every quarter to earn the CIC win 58-37. Thabit Gault had a huge double-double with 16 points and 16 rebounds. Nolan Young also had an impressive performance with 14 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 steals.
R.J. Baskett Boys Basketball Sweep the CIC Title
On Saturday, the R.J. Boys Basketball teams continued their impressive seasons by taking the 7th and 8th Grade CIC crowns (pictured below), both over county foe Oak Hill. Congratulations to all of these young men and their coaches!