Pair of losses for Lions
On Feb. 21, the Rushville varsity boys basketball team lost at Hamilton Heights by a score of 63-43. Heights led 36-21 at halftime.
Dylan Thompson had 13 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks. Kameron Morton had 9 points and 4 rebounds. Quentin Cain had 8 points. Chase Woolf had 6 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists. XxZavien Jenkins had 6 points. Adrian Apodaca had 1 free throw.
On Feb. 23, the JV and varsity teams played at North Decatur.
Varsity battled a good Charger team before falling 43-40 after spotting ND an 11-0 lead. Thompson had 17 points. Morton had 8. Woolf had 6. Kane Thompson had 5 and Cain 4. ND led slightly at every stop. Blake Spears had 20 points for the Chargers (6 3-pointers) and Lance Nobbe added 14.
The JV team ended its season with a double OT loss by a score of 61-51. Braydon Wilson had 19 points. Clayton Chase had 13. Apodaca had 10. Isaac Schelle added 5 and Jackson Owen and Zach Tressler 2 apiece.
Rushville’s sectional match with Franklin County Tuesday was too late for publication. A win for the 5-19 Lions would place them in Friday’s semifinal at Greensburg against the Batesville Bulldogs. That tip would be 6 p.m.
Lady Lions return to regional after 25 years