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Boys Basketball: Mississinewa vs. Frankton

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.

Indians Lose in Double Overtime Thriller

img_5965It 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 img_5967Batch 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.

img_5966Intermission 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.

Boys Basketball Shines in the CIC

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!

Jan. 20-22 Weekend Recap

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!