BRIDGEPORT, Ill. — Maci Scherer led the way with 17 points and seven assists, and Grace Griesemer managed a career-high of 16 points with 10 rebounds to push Red Hill to a 55-29 girls basketball win over Oblong on Monday.
Seven others scored for the Salukis (6-11), but Hannah Murray, Cat Bowersock and Sydney Griesemer were next with four apiece. Grace Griesemer was scoreless on the season before Monday’s eruption, and Gabby Przygocki chipped in one point, also her first of the season.
Red Hill raced to an 11-2 lead after one, and it was a 27-14 margin at halftime. A lopsided third quarter improved the lead to 46-21.
Oblong committed 22 turnovers to Red Hill’s six, and the Salukis had a 44-31 rebounding advantage.
Red Hill hosts Flora at 6:15 p.m. CST Thursday.
Freshman Alices stumble at Harrison
EVANSVILLE — Lincoln’s freshman boys basketball team suffered a 48-28 defeat at Evansville Harrison on Monday.
Scoring for the Alices (7-11) were Jayden Easley with 11 points, Kanden Vash seven, DeJuan Gillis four, Kiefer Foster three, Antwan Johnson two and Tanner Sparks one.
Lincoln hosts Washington at 5 p.m. Thursday, the opener of a tripleheader with the Hatchets junior varsity and varsity.
Lady Warriors 8th grade advance in Blue Chip
SHOALS — North Knox’s eighth-grade girls started the Blue Chip Conference tournament Monday with a 42-14 victory over Northeast Dubois.
Reagan Jones led the Warriors (19-0) with 11 points; Brooklyn Sturgeon had nine points; Alex McKinley seven points; Briley Utt four points, five rebounds; Cora Armes four points, three steals; Daisee Cardinal three points; Lucy Sheren two points, four rebounds, four assists; and Brynna Collins two points, three rebounds.
Rivet 8th girls get Blue Chip victory
Reese McBee had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead Rivet’s eighth grade girls to a 44-39 win over Wood Memorial in the Blue Chip Conference tournament opener at Holscher Gym on Monday.
Arianna Gerkin added seven points, five assists, four steals for the Patriots; Lexi Frey six points, three rebounds; Anna Herman four points, 11 rebounds; Allison Hensley three points; Lissa Willis two points; Natalie Earley one point; and Ella Benson three rebounds.
North Knox 8th boys fall in Blue Chip tourney
OAKLAND CITY — North Knox’s eighth-grade boys fell in the first round of the Blue Chip Conference tournament Monday, 54-43, to Wood Memorial.
Scoring for the Warriors (4-14) were Carter Lemberg with 11 points, Caleb Bottum and Cohen Williams 10, Kade Groteguth nine, Blake Goodwin two and Austin Jones one.
North Knox goes to Eastern Greene Thursday.
Grapplers crown two winners at Southridge
HUNTINGBURG — Walker Jennings and Memphis McCrary earned championships in their weight classes to lead the Vincennes Grapplers in the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s Mat Raid Sunday at Southridge’s Memorial Gym.
Others with top-six finishes for Vincennes in the elementary tournament were Kinnick Funk, Donta Henderson, Parker Wanke, Cayden Wanke and Caden Lee all taking third place; Sawyer Ross and Cooper Collins were fifth; and Ayden Schlomer was sixth.
7th Lady Spartans 2nd at own invitational
South Knox’s seventh grade girls took runner-up in the round-robin South Knox Invitational on Saturday.
The Spartans defeated Shakamak, 30-16, and fell to Linton, 30-26.
Against the Lakers, Delaney Foley had nine points; Ella Bobe eight points, three rebounds; Caroline Beard seven points; Jade Powell two points, six rebounds, three steals; Grace Carie two points, three rebounds; Mia Candler two points; and Delaynee Coomes three blocks. Bobe and Savannah Staggs each had nine points, four rebounds against the Miners; Candler four points; Foley three points, four rebounds; Beard four assists, three steals; and Carie and Powell three rebounds.
7th Warriors grab 3rd at South Knox Invite
North Knox’s seventh grade boys picked up the consolation title in the South Knox Invitational on Saturday.
The Warriors (12-7) lost to the host Spartans in the opener, 50-34, but rebounded to upend Linton, 40-21, in the consolation game. Scoring for North Knox against South Knox were Lane Adams with 11 points, Braxton Yenne nine, Garret McGuire and Cole Kerns six, and Brennan Messel two. Against the Miners, Yenne scored 16, Kerns nine, McGuire eight, Adams five and Gabe Robarge two.
The Warriors conclude their season at Eastern Greene on Thursday.
Clark girls pick up 6th grade victory
Kenzie Doerner and Kiaya Farrar each scored in double figures to pace Clark’s sixth-grade girls to a 34-6 basketball win over visiting Mount Carmel, Ill., on Monday.
Doerner had 12 points, three rebounds and three steals, while Farrar scored 11 with five rebounds. Other for the Alices (6-5) were Miley Carie-Frederick six points, three rebounds, three steals; Grace Archer three points, seven rebounds; Maddy Mitchell two points, three steals; Ava Steffey four rebounds, three assists; and Javelin James two rebounds, two steals.
The B-game went to the Golden Aces, 17-12. Lucy Weisenberger had six points for Clark (2-6); Kaedy Hendershot four points; Cynthia Memering two points, four rebounds; Finley Greer five rebounds; and Addi Wilkinson four steals.
Lady Spartans earn sixth grade win
South Knox’s girls advanced to the finals of its sixth-grade tournament as it defeated North Daviess, 24-16, on Monday.
For the Spartans (8-7), Madison Parrish scored eight points, Kassie Small five, Chloe Decker three, and Sarah French, Delilah Gregory, Alli Hayden and Jenna Bloebaum two.
The championship game of the South Knox tournament is at 10:15 a.m. Saturday against either North Knox or Rivet.