Teke Torches Bucs from deep in loss

AURORA- South Dearborn junior point guard Brodie Teke tied a school record with 10 three-pointers on Saturday night. Teke hit his first five deep balls in the first period and the Knights jumped out to a 17-8 lead. Jeter Edwards got Greensburg back in the game hitting two from deep to close out the first frame with the score 17-14. South Dearborn got a basket from Adam Kunkel, another from Breckin McCreary, and Teke’s sixth long ball made the score 24-16. The Pirates then went on a scoring run with Jack McKinsey hitting for three, Justin Adkins scored, and McKinsey picked up an old fashioned three-point play, closing the gap to three points. In the last minute of play in the half, both teams traded baskets from outside the arc. Ryan Willoughby hit for SD and McKinsey for the Bucs, and the score was 32-29 with the Knights up by three at the half.

The third period started with Greensburg getting three from Ki Dyer, then SD going on a 7-0 run. Abe Tebbe then got the Bucs on a roll with a basket, Dyer added another, and McKinsey hit a shot while being fouled and went to the charity stripe tying the game at 39-39 with the freebie. Willoughby put the Knights up by two to end the third period.

The final quarter started with SD going up 48-41 before Edwards took over the game for Greensburg and dropped 18 fourth quarter points. The Pirates took the lead with five minutes to go in the game, Teke tied the game back up at 55-55, but Edwards couldn’t be stopped, and the Bucs pushed the lead to six when the game ended with Greensburg getting the 66-60 win.

The win improves the Pirates record to 9-4 on the season and they are now 3-1 in EIAC games. South Dearborn is now 0-3 in EIAC games and 10-5 overall. The Bucs next contest will be on Friday when they host Brownstown Central (9-3). SD has an EIAC game on Wednesday when the travel to St. Leon to take on East Central (3-8) at 7:30pm.

Teke’s 30-points all on three’s led all scorers. Edwards finished with 26 in the game a new career high for the senior. Also scoring for Greensburg, McKinsey 14, Dyer 13, Tebbe 7, Addison Barnes-Pettit 2, Adkins 2, Grainger Maxwell 2. For the Knights Willoughby finished with 13, Hudson Schakelford 6, Zander Schwab 5, Kunkel 4, and McCreary 2.

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