Scouting Friday night's high school boys basketball games

Scouting Friday night's high school boys basketball games

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Scouting Friday night's high school boys basketball games

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WESTFIELD (1-2) AT LAFAYETTE JEFF (2-2)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Radio: WJEF-FM 91.9

Series: The series is tied 4-4, but Westfield has won three straight, including 66-56 last season.

About Westfield: The Shamrocks lost to Kokomo and Zionsville and defeated Pendleton Heights. … Westfield finished 11-10 last season. … The Shamrocks average 54.3 points and allow 60.7. … Team statistics not available.

About Lafayette Jeff: The Bronchos defeated Pioneer and Benton Central and lost to Harrison and Twin Lakes. … Lafayette Jeff scored either 50 or 51 points in all four of its games. … The Bronchos average 50.5 points and allow 49.8. … Lafayette Jeff shoots 35.3 percent from the field, including 28.4 percent on 3-pointers, and 64.9 percent on free throws. … Statistical leaders–Scoring: Quarin Hood (14.0), Tyler Buchanan (11.5). … Rebounds: Peter Ripke (6.3), Buchanan (5.8). … Assists: Hood (1.8), Ripke (1.8). … Steals: Darian Collins (2.8).

Saturday’s game: Logansport at Lafayette Jeff, 7:30 p.m.

If you go: Crawley Center is at 1801 S. 18th Street.

HARRISON (3-1) AT AVON (1-2)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Series: Avon has won eight straight and 12 of 13, including a 58-35 victory last season.

About Harrison: The Raiders defeated North Montgomery, Lafayette Jeff and West Lafayette and lost to McCutcheon. … Harrison can start 4-1 for the first time since winning six of its first seven in 2003-04. … The Raiders average 50.8 points and allow 43.8. … Harrison shoots 41.9 percent from the field, including 28.2 percent on 3-pointers, and 62.1 percent on free throws. … Statistical leaders–Scoring: Cade Renicker (10.0), Bobby Rogers (9.5). … Rebounds: Noah Thomas (7.0), Jacob Bower (6.0). … Assists: Bower (2.5). … Steals: Cole Smith (1.0).

About Avon: The Orioles defeated Plainfield and lost to Danville and Pike. … Avon finished 14-8 last season and has won 12 or more games in four straight seasons. … The Orioles average 61.3 points and allow 53.3. … Avon shoots 38.2 percent from the field, including 27.8 percent on 3-pointers, and 65.5 percent on free throws. …. Statistical leaders–Scoring: Carter VanWanzeele (11.5), Brandon Peters (10.0). … Rebounds: Connor Funkhouser (9.0), Aaron Bode (9.0). … Assists: Cress Kimbrough (2.5), Bode (2.5). … Steals: Kimbrough (2.5).

If you go: The O-Rena is at 7575 E. County Road 150 South in Avon.

CENTRAL CATHOLIC (2-1) AT TWIN LAKES (2-2)

Time: 8 p.m.

Series: Central Catholic won 71-62 last Saturday in the J&C Hoops Classic fifth-place game. Twin Lakes won 73-60 last season.

About Central Catholic: The Knights are ranked No. 5 in Class A. … Central Catholic lost to West Lafayette and defeated Benton Central and Twin Lakes. … The Knights average 56.3 points and allow 51.7. Central Catholic shoots 64.1 percent from the field, including 34.5 percent on 3-pointers, and 66.1 percent on free throws. … Statistical leaders–Scoring: Jake Churchill (11.7), Cowan Olinger (11.0). … Rebounds: Hayes Cronk (4.7), Olinger (3.7).

About Twin Lakes: The Indians defeated Kankakee Valley and Lafayette Jeff and lost to McCutcheon and Central Catholic. … Twin Lakes has won 10 of its last 14 at home. … The Indians average 57.8 points and allow 60.5. … Twin Lakes shoots 38.2 percent from the field, including 40.6 percent on 3-pointers, and 67.1 percent on free throws. … Statistical leaders–Scoring: Cameron Bennington (15.5), Tyler Reddington (10.5). … Rebounds: Zach Diener (5.3), Bennington (4.3). … Assists: Bennington (3.0), Tanner Pritts (3.0). … Steals: T. Pritts (2.8).

Saturday’s game: Roncalli at Central Catholic, 7:30

If you go: The TeePee is at 300 S. Third Street in Monticello.

WEST LAFAYETTE (2-2) AT CRAWFORDSVILLE (1-2)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Series: Crawfordsville leads 39-32 but West Lafayette has won seven of the last eight, including 64-45 last season.

About West Lafayette: The Red Devils defeated McCutcheon and Central Catholic and lost to Frankfort and Harrison. … West Lafayette has not lost three straight since the 2009-10 season. … The Red Devils average 49.0 points and allow 50.5. … West Lafayette shoots 36.0 percent from the field, including 35.3 percent on 3-pointers, and 58.7 percent at the free throw line. … Statistical leaders–Scoring: Brian Bangs (12.5), Justus Stanback (12.0). … Rebounds: Stanback (8.5), Bangs (8.3). … Assists: Nai Carlisle (2.3). … Steals: Bangs (2.3). … Blocks: Stanback (1.0).

About Crawfordsville: The Athenians defeated Greencastle and lost to Benton Central and Lebanon. … Crawfordsville has finished 11-10 each of the past four seasons. … The Athenians average 55.0 points and allow 60.0. … Crawfordsville shoots 40.4 percent from the field, including 31.7 percent on 3-pointers, and 63.2 percent on free throws. … Statistical leaders–Scoring: Hank Horner (13.0), Jordan Jackson (9.0). … Rebounds: Shad Conrad (8.3), Jackson (5.7). … Assists: Conrad (5.3). … Steals: Jackson (5.0). … Blocks: Conrad (1.3).

Saturday’s games: Culver Academies at West Lafayette, 7:30 p.m.

If you go: The high school is at 1 Athenian Drive in Crawfordsville.

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