Visiting Terre Haute South hit 28 of 34 free throws to overcome a first-half deficit Saturday and win a Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference game.
Tasia Brewer was 13 for 15 at the line and led all scorers with 17 for South, while Labrea Joyner added 10.
Brianna Jones scored 13 and Tyler Jordan 10 for the Warriors.
TERRE HAUTE SOUTH (53) — Davis 0 1-3 1, Brewer 2 13-15 17, Shanks 0 0-0 0, Joyner 2 5-6 10, Hambrock 2 4-4 8, E.Bell 2 2-2 7, Fendrick 3 2-2 9, Williams 0 1-2 1. Totals 11 FG, 28-34 FT, 53 TP.
WARREN CENTRAL (47) — Lyon 1 0-0 2, Ramey 0 2-2 2, King 2 3-6 7, T.Bell 0 0-0 0, Jordan 5 0-4 10, Coe 2 0-0 6, Fields 1 0-0 3, Jones 3 7-8 13, Schroeder 0 0-0 0, Couch 0 0-0 0, Dennis 0 0-0 0, Forte 2 0-2 4. Totals 16 FG, 12-20 FT, 47 TP.
Terre Haute South 5 14 22 12 — 53
Warren Central 11 11 13 12 — 47
3-point goals — Joyner, E.Bell, Fendrick, Coe 2, Fields. Total fouls — THS 15, WC 19. Fouled out — E.Bell, T.Bell.
JV — Terre Haute South 46, Warren Central 26.
Next — Terre Haute South (9-5, 1-3 MIC) hosts Bloomington North on Wednesday. Warren Central (0-12, 0-4, included three forfeited wins) plays Tuesday at Mooresville.
In other girls basketball:
• Lawrence North 57, Terre Haute North 50 — At Indianapolis, the visiting Patriots led Class 4A’s seventh-ranked for a half and were within a basket in the final two minutes.
But with Nicole Anderson and Layne Curley sidelined with five fouls, the host Wildcats were able to pull away in Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference play.
Anderson led all scorers with 29 for North, while Mina Cooper and Ana Owens had 14 each for the winners.
TERRE HAUTE NORTH (50) — Sykes 0 0-0 0, Clark 2 0-0 6, Pritchard 4 0-0 8, Anderson 11 6-6 29, Curley 1 1-3 3, Staub 0 2-2 2, Howes 0 2-2 2, Bendickson 0 0-0 0, Middleton 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 FG, 11-13 FT, 50 TP.
LAWRENCE NORTH (57) — Cooper 6 1-4 14, Owens 3 8-10 14, Rogers 3 3-4 9, Hankins 2 2-2 8, A.Ferguson 1 3-4 6, Washington 1 2-2 4, Wilson 1 0-0 2, Dickerson 0 0-2 0, D.Ferguson 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 FG, 19-28 FT, 57 TP.
Terre Haute North 9 15 16 10 — 50
Lawrence North 8 11 22 16 — 57
3-point goals — Clark 2, Anderson, Hankins 2, Cooper, A.Ferguson. Total fouls — THN 22, LN 15. Fouled out — Anderson, Curley.
JV — Lawrence North won.
Next — Terre Haute North (11-6, 1-4 MIC) hosts Plainfield on Thursday.
n Sullivan 61, North Knox 43 — At Sullivan, the host Golden Arrows woke up from a desultory first half and dominated the last two quarters.
Jake Kinnaman had 18 points and Michael Hutchcraft 12 for the Arrows, while sophomore Jordan Meurer led all scorers with 24 for the Warriors.
NORTH KNOX (43) — Alsman 1 0-1 2, Graman 3 2-2 10, Bond 2 0-0 5, Meurer 7 9-10 24, Lamb 1 0-0 2, Martin 0 0-0 0, McKinnon 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 FG, 11-13 FT, 43 TP.
SULLIVAN (61) — Gregory 1 2-2 4, Hutchcraft 3 5-9 12, Weszely 1 0-0 3, N.Pirtle 3 0-0 7, Kinnaman 7 4-6 18, Willis 2 1-1 6, McPhail 0 0-0 0, King 3 0-0 9, Perkinson 0 2-2 2. Totals 20 FG, 14-20 FT, 61 TP.
North Knox 11 16 7 9 — 43
Sullivan 11 13 19 18 — 61
3-point goals — Graman 2, Bond, Meurer, King 3, Hutchcraft, Weszely, N.Pirtle, Willis. Total fouls — NK 16, Sullivan 15. Fouled out — none.
JV — Sullivan 37, North Knox 23.
Next — Sullivan (9-3) hosts Vincennes Lincoln next Saturday.
• Casey 74, Newton 67 — At Casey, Ill., the Warriors handed Newton its first defeat of the season Friday night.
Trivette Scales led the winners with 21 points and Brandon Wolfe had 20.
NEWTON (67) — Johnson 8 0-0 19, D.Davidson 7 5-6 21, Schackman 2 1-2 5, Stone 5 1-2 11, C.Davidson 2 0-0 4, Butler 3 1-3 7. Totals 27 FG, 8-13 FT, 67 TP.
CASEY (74) — Scales 7-18 6-6 21, Wolfe 7-14 3-4 20, M.McCown 3-6 2-2 8, Murphy 4-8 4-6 14, McNeil 1-3 0-0 2, Huisinga 2-4 1-2 7, S.McCown 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 25-55 FG, 16-20 FT, 74 TP.
Newton 9 12 20 26 — 67
Casey 16 17 24 17 — 74
3-point goals — Johnson 3, D.Davidson 2, Wolfe 3-9, Murphy 2-4, Huisinga 2-4, Scales 1-5. Total fouls — Newton 19, Casey 13. Fouled out — none. Rebounds — Newton 35, Casey 23 (Scales 5, Murphy 5). Assists — Newton 11, Casey 16 (Murphy 5, Wolfe 4, Huisinga 3). Steals — Newton 7, Casey 9 (Murphy 3, Scales 2, McNeil 2).
Next — Casey (9-3) played St. Joseph-Ogden on Saturday at the BSN Shootout at Tolono.
• Arcola 59, Martinsville 47 — At Martinsville, Ill., Zach Mulkins scored 20 points — including his 1,000th career point — in a losing effort for the Bluestreaks.
Tyler Elliott added 12 for Martinsville.
n Arrows win — At Clinton, Sullivan nipped the host team by seven points to win the eight-team South Vermillion Invitational on Saturday.
Winners for the Golden Arrows were Aaron Shacklett, Seth Hancock, Cory Orndorff, Nick Byrd and Colt Thompson.
Other weight-class champions were Tanner Bishop and Tanner Smith of South Vermillion; Jacob Creasey of West Vigo; Wade Warren of Cloverdale; Wade Harrison and Dakota Uplinger of North Vermillion; Karson Allen and Dalton Hardy of Covington; and Tucker Evans of Turkey Run.
Team scores — Sullivan 236, South Vermillion 229, West Vigo 186, Covington 176, North Vermillion 175, Turkey Run 104, Cloverdale 96, Rockville 60.5.
Championship matches; third-place matches
106 — Tanner Bishop (SV) pinned Nathan Barney (S) 1:15; Noah Navarre (Cov) pinned Jacob Gregg (R) 4:06
113 — Aaron Shacklett (S) pinned Julian Wharton (NV) 2:33; David Hutson (SV) won by forfeit
120 — Seth Hancock (S) pinned Gage Lynch (WV) 4:45; Bryce Magee (SV) won by forfeit
126 — Cory Orndorff (S) pinned Matt Fultz (NV) 0:54; Jake Waycott (Cov) pinned Doug Wilkins (WV) 2:33
132 — Nick Byrd (S) defeated Sam Bowden (WV) 11-3; Trevor Newman (SV) pinned Tristen Holmes (NV) 0:55
138 — Colt Thompson (S) defeated Zac Otte (WV) 10-2; Tanner Waldrop (SV) pinned Coty Coon (Cov) 1:35
145 — Jacob Creasey (WV) defeated Jake Thurman (R) 7-2; Max Secrest (Cl) defeated Troy Price (SV) 3-0
152 — Wade Warren (Cl) pinned Wyatt Kinderman (Cov) 2:23; Tyler Smith (SV) defeated Kevin Stewart (WV) 11-3
160 — Wade Harrison (NV) defeated Jonathon Sullivan (S) 12-3; Tyler Girdler (TR) pinned Daniel Shew (SV) 2:43
170 — Tanner Smith (SV) pinned David Kennedy (NV) 1:58; James Followell (S) pinned Tomas Martin (Cl) 1:53
182 — Dakota Uplinger (NV) defeated Aeron Goodman (SV) 8-6; Nick Ratcliff (Cov) defeated Jeff Girdler (TR) 5-4
195 — Karson Allen (Cov) pinned Abbott Dowers (NV) 0:44; Austin Eup (SV) defeated Dakota Short (WV) 3-0
220 — Dustin Hardy (Cov) pinned Josh Beasley (WV) 1:29; Zach Chastain (S) won by default
285 — Tucker Evans (TR) defeated Garrett Reynolds (Cov) 3-1; Jacob Riley (WV) pinned Eric Davis (SV) 0:34
• South goes 3-2 — At Evansville, Cody Helms won all five of his matches at 152 pounds as Terre Haute South won three of five matches at the Evansville Memorial Invitational for a fourth-place finish.
South matches — Terre Haute South 40, Cascade 39; Terre Haute South 32, Heritage Hills 30; Evansville Memorial 42, Terre Haute South 25; Terre Haute South 66, Vincennes Lincoln 18; Castle 42, Terre Haute South 26.
106 — Ryan Uppal 4-1
113 — Dylan Freisner 2-3
120 — David Lewis 4-1
126 — Dante Johnson 4-1
132 — Tony Serrato 2-3
138 — Phoenix Adams 3-2
145 — Ian Newton 4-1
152 — Cody Helms 5-0
160 — Chase Morris 1-4
170 — Duane Deerwester 4-1
182 — Sean Young 0-5
195 — Chris Rawling 0-5
220 — Jordan Montgomery 1-4
285 — Junior Berry 4-1
Next — Terre Haute South (18-7) competes next Saturday at the Indianapolis North Central Quad Duals.
• South boys third — At Carmel, Terre Haute South’s boys placed third to lead Vigo County participation Saturday at the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference championships.
Individual results were delayed and will appear in Monday’s Tribune-Star.
Visiting Terre Haute South hit 28 of 34 free throws to overcome a first-half deficit Saturday and win a Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference game.
- High School
Goatee, Bertoli ran away with Spring Athlete of the Year
When honoring athletes after a season of excellence, the phrase “what might have been” doesn’t usually come up.
But in the case of Terre Haute South’s Jackson Bertoli and Terre Haute North’s TaPring Goatee – the Tribune-Star’s Athletes of the Year for spring sports – there’s an air of unfinished business despite obvious recent successes.
Post 346 opens tournament with two victories
Preston Tofaute got on base enough to score three runs, Cody Thornton smashed a two-run triple in the first inning and pitcher Pete Lannoo scattered four hits over a seven-inning complete game.
All of that helped Wayne Newton Post 346 down Lafayette Post 11 by a 7-2 score in the opener of the Terre Haute Inviatational tournament for American Legion baseball Thursday afternoon at Terre Haute North High School.
North boys move up to 13th in golf state finals
Early Wednesday morning, Terre Haute North senior Ryan Baker and coach Abe Nasser headed out to the Legends of Indiana Golf Course for a range session.
Baker wasn’t happy with the 85 he shot in Tuesday’s first round of the IHSAA boys golf state finals.
“He was frustrated,” Nasser said.
Problem solved. Baker bounced back with a 2-over 74 Wednesday, helping the Patriots improve their team score by seven strokes.
The Patriots shot 304 as a team Wednesday, giving them a two-day score of 615, good for 13th place in the 15-team field.
Big hill to climb for North golf
Terre Haute North boys golf is 21 strokes behind leaders at IHSAA boys golf tourney.
Top of her game
There are a lot of surprising facts about blossoming volleyball prodigy Caitlyn Newton, including that shape-shifting thing she can apparently do, but maybe one of them stands out the most. She may only be scratching the surface.
Camp, Howe win, then lose in state tennis tourney
Miranda Camp and Nicole Howe of Terre Haute South won their first match of high school tennis Friday at the state individual doubles finals, then won the first set against a powerful Park Tudor team before falling in three sets.
Terre Haute North heading back to state finals in boys golf
Terre Haute North is going back to the state finals in boys high school golf for the first time in more than 10 years. The Patriots qualified for a trip to The Legends Course next week by tying for third in the Washington Regional at Country Oaks Golf Club and advancing with the better fifth score.
North, South, Sullivan to compete at golf regional
Boys high school golf teams from the Wabash Valley will compete in the Washington Regional on Thursday, seeking a spot in the state finals to be played next week.
Terre Haute North falls 6-1 to Brownsburg in opening game of Class 4A Regional
Terre Haute North coach Shawn Turner told the Patriots to raise their heads. He wanted to see their eyes at the close of their 24-7 high school baseball season.
Terre Haute North girls shine on dreary day at track state finals
Led by a record setting 3,200-meter relay team and Keirra Porter’s long jump, Terre Haute North turned in its best finish ever in the 40th annual IHSAA Girls Track & Field Championships on Saturday at Indiana University in Bloomington.
Valley teams will have to wait until Monday for baseball regionals
Rain and the threat of more rain caused postponements of high school baseball regionals involving Terre Haute North, West Vigo and Shakamak on Saturday.
Rockville's season ends at Lafayette Central Catholic
Lafayette Central Catholic ended Rockville’s tourney run in high school baseball Saturday, defeating the Rox 8-0 in the first game of the LCC Class A Regional.
IHSAA boys state track finals: Standing alone
It hadn’t been a particularly good day for Wabash Valley track and field Friday, and it wasn’t looking like a good one for Jackson Bertoli either.
Terre Haute North, West Vigo return to baseball regionals
Terre Haute North’s baseball team hasn’t participated in an IHSAA regional since 2006. West Vigo’s wait hasn’t been as long, but it was 2010 when the Vikings last advanced from a sectional.
Patriots girls take aim at state track title
Terre Haute North’s girls have several potential state champions today at Indiana University.
South, North track athletes looking for big performances at state finals
Terre Haute South’s distance trio of Jackson Bertoli, Logan Hambrock and Riley Stohler appear to be the favorites to crack all-state status among Wabash Valley competitors today in the IHSAA boys track and field state finals at Indiana University.
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South Vermillion softball can't overcome errors, Tri-West
Uncharacteristic errors led to eight unearned runs and hard-luck hitting made that impossible to overcome for South Vermillion, which fell 8-0 to Tri-West in Class 3A regional play.
Clay City softball comes up short against Lutheran
Clay City closed its high school softball season Tuesday night with the best record ever for the program at 21-9.
The Eels wanted to add another win, the school’s first regional title, but they came up short.
PREP ROUNDUP: Rockville wins baseball sectional
Rockville won its own Class A sectional in high school baseball Tuesday, defeating Covington 10-4 in the rain-delayed championship game.
Class 4A Terre Haute South Sectional:The wait is over
Three minutes into an interview with various media members, Terre Haute North baseball coach Shawn Turner couldn’t react fast enough to avoid a bucket of ice water being dumped over his head from behind by his giddy players. The soaking-wet Turner could shake it off with a smile, however, because his Patriots had just won the IHSAA Class 4A Terre Haute South Sectional championship with a 13-3 six-inning triumph over Plainfield on Monday evening.
Class 4A Terre Haute South Sectional: TH North, Plainfield win squeakers
The high school baseball teams of Terre Haute North and Plainfield proved Monday that what a batter does early in the game is not necessarily indicative of what he will do in the late innings.
Class 2A Linton Sectional: Eastern rains on Sullivan parade
Mother Nature put Sullivan’s quest for a high school baseball sectional championship on hold Monday night at Linton-Stockton High School. Sullivan (14-15) and Eastern Greene (16-7) will resume play in the Class 2A Sectional 47 championship game at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Linton’s Roy Herndon Field.
Opening Day: Terre Haute Rex host Quincy
In his first season at the helm, first-year Terre Haute Rex manager Ronnie Prettyman is going to be surrounded by men he knows and trusts.
Class A Shakamak Sectional: Stout pitching leads Union, Shakamak to final
Trey Bedwell and Patrick Green made sure their respective high school baseball teams would meet for the championship of the Class A Shakamak Sectional by pitching shutouts in semifinal contests Monday afternoon.
Class A Rockville Sectional: Covington, Rockville title game postponed
Rockville and Covington won semifinal high school baseball games Monday to advance to the championship game of the Rockville Class A Sectional. Due to rain, the championship game was postponed. A decision was expected this morning whether the game will be played today or Wednesday.
South Vermillion, Linton, Clay City look to stay alive in softball
There might have been as many reasons to think they wouldn’t be winning sectionals this spring as evidence to show they would, but high school softball teams from South Vermillion, Linton and Clay City will be playing one-game regionals Tuesday with the chance to keep defying the odds.
West Vigo back on top of Class 3A baseball sectional
West Vigo won its sectional with a 6-4 victory over South Vermillion on a rainy night at Dick Ballinger Field.
South runs into ‘buzzsaw’ at girls tennis semistate
Postmatch interviews don’t often begin with a coach and a reporter ready to blurt out the same word, but that was the case for Bill Blankenbaker and his interviewer Saturday morning after the Center Grove Semistate for girls high school tennis.
Unfortunately for Blankenbaker’s Terre Haute South team, that word was “buzzsaw.”
Greenwood’s Kawamoto twins made quick work of the top of the Braves’ singles lineup, so despite stellar efforts by both South doubles teams the Woodmen’s 3-2 victory didn’t seem all that close.
Greenwood moves on to Fishers, where it plays Floyd Central or Jasper on Friday in the state quarterfinals.
Also playing Friday, but at Park Tudor, will be South’s Miranda Camp and Nicole Howe, who reached the individual doubles finals for the second straight season by virtue of their 6-4, 6-2 win over the Greenwood team of Taylor Hudnall and Brittany Toney.
“It’s really exciting,” said Howe of the prospect of a second straight finals trip, “but I wish our team could’ve gone with us.”
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