Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana


February 12, 2014

Sports briefs, Feb. 12

Western Sectional heats up tonight

The four Mid-Indiana Conference girls basketball teams in the Class 3A Western Sectional will take the court tonight.

In the 6 p.m. game, Northwestern (9-9) faces Peru (6-11). In the second game, at approximately 7:45, No. 6-ranked Western (16-3) faces Maconaquah (1-17). The winners will meet in a semifinal game Friday night.

Northwestern beat Peru 44-43 in a conference game on Jan. 31. Western beat Maconaquah 106-21 the following day.

The Western Sectional tipped off Tuesday with West Lafayette beating Twins Lakes 62-42 to earn a spot in the semfinal round opposite No. 8 Benton Central (15-3). BC received a bye in the blind draw.

• Also tonight, in Class 2A sectionals, Taylor (5-15) faces Elwood (15-5) at approximately 7:45 at Elwood, and Cass (8-11) takes on Northfield (11-7) at approximately 7:45 at Northfield.

TC girls rout Rossville in sectional play

ROSSVILLE — Tri-Central’s girls basketball team advanced in Class A Sectional 54 action Tuesday night after a 64-43 victory over host Rossville.

The Trojans (10-9) took a 24-17 halftime lead before stretching out their advantage with a 23-12 run that spanned the third quarter, giving the squad a 47-29 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

“We did what we had to do,” TC coach Kyle Stage said. “In the second half we got some rebounds and got some run-outs, and that was the difference. But, our shooting was awful.”

Cecelia Rayl led TC with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Shelby Ramsey added 10 points and five rebounds in the victory, Taylor Davis chipped in nine points, and Hadley DeWeese finished with eight points and six boards.

Breanna Wainscott led Rossville (1-18) with 12 points, and Keely Chriswell added 11.

TC advances to the sectional semifinals, where it will face Clinton Prairie (13-6) Friday at 6 p.m. Prairie defeated TC 41-40 in the regular season on Dec. 17 in Sharpsville.

Juday claims 2nd straight IBCA honor

Tipton senior Kacie Juday claimed her second straight Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Subway Player of the Week award after a strong finish to the regular season.

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