Friday, February 10 at 6:00pm the Mississinewa Indians take on the Frankton Eagles at Mississinewa High School. The Indians (13-4) are coming off a tough double overtime loss to the Marion Giants and looking to bounce back against a CIC opponent with a simliar season record at 13-6. Both teams are 4-1 in the CIC and have very similar losses including a loss to Oak Hill. You can watch the live stream provided by TribeTV student productions on TheCube HERE.
On Wednesday evening the Freshman Boys Basketball team took a win against the Marion Giants 45-44. Bryce Luedtke had 17 points for the C team, while Kaden Cole pitched in 8 points and Tim Scott had 7 points. Good job Indians!
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!
R.J. Baskett Boys Basketball
6th Grade A Team defeats Wabash 32-20. B Team also won 23-4.
Girls Varsity Basketball
Final regular season game ends in victory for the Lady Indians over Blackford (CIC) 38-30 in a varsity-only make-up game from earlier this month.
R.J. Baskett Girls Basketball
6th Grade A Team defeats Alexandria 24-12. B Team also won 14-6.
The Indians face the Alexandria Tigers tonight in a CIC showdown at Mississinewa High School. The Freshman team tips at 5:00pm followed by the JV and Varsity contests. TribeTV student media productions will have the live stream on TheCube with special guest announcer Nathan Earle. Watch all three games now!
Freshman improve to 12-3 on the season with a 42-36 win over Cass. Bryce Luedtke had 17 points, Ian Haynes had 11. At Elwood, RJB 7th and 8th Grade Boys defeated Madison Grant to move on to the CIC Championship.
Freshman Boys Basketball defeated Southwood last night at home 36-30. Bryce Luedtke led the Indians with 10pts. In Middle School CIC action, both the 7th and 8th grade teams won their opening games to advance. They will play Madison Grant at Elwood on Wednesday.
To kick off the weekend, Katie Scott signed to continue her cheerleading and academic career at Ancilla College.
The Boys Basketball team traveled to Elwood on Friday for a CIC event that featured a special Unified Basketball game between the JV and Varsity contests. The JV Boys Basketball team won 58-45. Jerod May led the Indians in a Varsity victory over Elwood with 18pts. The Indians final score was 68-52 which now makes them 12-2 on the season.
Girls Basketball fell to Elwood on Saturday 35-46.
Finally, the Freshman Boys Basketball team claimed the 2017 Grant Four Championship on Saturday. In round one they defeated Eastbrook 38-37. Bryce Luedtke and Evan Bellus had 11pts. In the Championship game the Indians defeated Oak Hill 48-47. Kaden Cole led the Indians with 17pts. Evan Bellus added 16pts. Boys Basketball won all the Grant Four tournaments this year. Congratulations!