Roundup: Richmond girls knock off McCutcheon

Roundup: Richmond girls knock off McCutcheon


Roundup: Richmond girls knock off McCutcheon


Destiny Perkins scored 31 points and had nine rebounds, while Mackenzie Taylor returned from injury with 11 rebounds and nine points to lead the Red Devils, now 5-0 in the North Central Conference, to a 55-42 victory over McCutcheon.

McCutcheon and Richmond had been the only two unbeaten NCC teams until Saturday’s game in Richmond.

“Those two guards are very, very good,” McCutcheon coach Jeff Knoy said of Perkins and Taylor. “I know Taylor kid’s hurt a little bit with her knee and a little limited, but I thought she did a great job rebounding the basketball. … They’re two really good guards, their big kids rebounded well, make shots when they need to.”

Becca Spitalniak led McCutcheon with a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Kerstyn Lowery added 13 points.

Girls basketball

Harrison 57

Twin Lakes 56

Courtney Jacobsen made just 3 of 13 field goals, but was effective from the free throw line, where she made 10 of 12 for a team-high 16 points.

Olviia Crooks was 3 of 5 from 3 for nine points and Maggie Shandrick had eight for the Raiders (8-6).

West Lafayette 92

Frontier 24

The Red Devils (8-4) had five double-digit scorers in putting up their most points since a 104-3 victory against North Eastwood Christian on Nov. 17, 2001.

Madi Jacobs’ 19 points were a game high, while Megan Brineman added 15, Maggie Wodicka provided 12, Kylie Martin scored 11 and Allie Jin had 10.

Central Catholic 74

Rossville 30

The Class A No. 5 Knights (11-5) were led by Cameron Onken’s 20 points, while Emily Burks, Angela Tharp and Maggie Bobillo had nine apiece.

West Central 50

Rensselaer 38

The Trojans held off a second half charge after holding Rensselaer to 10 first-half points.

Mickayla Wenzel led West Central (12-2) with 14 points and Gretchen Blackburn added 10, while Megan Dobson’s 15 were a game-high for the Bombers (7-6).

Clinton Prairie 49

Bethesda Christian 37

The Gophers (7-6) received 18 points from Kayla Pearson and 14 from Mattyson Robison.

Boys basketball

Faith Christian 61

Pioneer 53

Sparked by a 21-point third quarter, the Eagles turned the game around and won road games on consecutive nights to begin 2015.

Cam Berning paced Faith Christian (5-4) with 19 points and Austin Norton (15 points) and Blaine Day (11) also poured in double figures for the offense. Matt Rumpke added eight points, nine rebounds and four steals.

Twin Lakes 65

Tri-County 58

The Indians (8-2) prevailed thanks in part to Blake Bennington’s 24 points and 14 more from Dane Holmes. Jordan Crabb added nine.

Elijah Legler’s 22 points topped Tri-County (8-3).

Delphi 63

Rossville 61

The Hornets made a late comeback attempt that fell short as the Oracles (7-3) won their third straight behind 18 points from Blake Hawn, 15 from Mason Lane and 12 from Tyler Ross.

Kyle Bordner had 14 points and Matt Homco and Neil Beery each had 12 for the Hornets (4-6).

Covington 83

Riverton Parke 41

The Class A No. 1 Trojans had little trouble building a big lead early.

Five Covington (13-1) players scored at least nine points, led by 16 apiece from Jordan Ahrens and Travis Coleman, while brothers Chandler Spring and Griffin Spring combined for 25 and Gage Heff added nine.

Clinton Prairie 61

Bethesda Christian 38

Kale Morris’ 16 points were more than enough for the Gophers (6-4), who also got 10 points from Jared Stillwell, nine from Drew Scott and eight from Kristian Peters.

Carroll 36

Eastern 33

The Cougar tandem of Brandon Dillon and Jarin Bush did in the Comets.

Bush scored 13 points while Dillon added 12 points and 10 rebounds and Trey Filbrun provided seven points for Carroll’s (7-4) third-straight win.

Washington Twp. 69

Frontier 44

The Falcons (1-11) dropped their sixth straight as Jarrett Burroughs (11 points), Dane Chapman and Zeb Davis (10 each) accounted for 31 of the team’s 44 points.

Richmond Palladium-Item contributed to this story


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