Osgood Journal Sports
February 13, 2007
Lady Eagles capture sectional
Gary Franklin - Sports Editor
The Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles managed a tournament victory at
home in Class 1A Sectional #58 by winning the championship
game over the Lady Cougars of South Decatur by the score of
Enroute to the final game:
Oldenburg Academy's Lady Twisters fell on opening night to
the South Decatur Lady Cougars 59-53 following an overtime
The JCD Lady Eagles nearly doubled the Madison Shawe Lady
Hilltoppers with a 69-35 victory.
The South Decatur Lady Cougars trailed the Rising Sun Lady
Shiners for nearly 3 3/4 quarters to upend them by the score
of 62-59 at the final horn.
The championship contest found the Lady Eagles in control,
but again the Lady Cougars presented a challeng near game's
end. The 10 point Lady Eagle championship win of Sectional
#58 advances them to the Class 1A Regional #15 at Southwestern
Shelbyville. They will there contest (17-8) New Washington
in the second game, Saturday, February 17, with a 12(noon)
start time. The first game beginning at 10 AM will feature
(17-6) Dubois and (17-5) Waldron. The championship game is
slated for an 8 PM onset.
Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles 57
Emily Einhaus 16
Abby Lauber 14
Carissa Simon 6
Kristen Hicks 6
Kiersten Young 5
Erika Simon 4
Valorie Wagner 4
Abby Rohlfing 2
Lady Eagles not scoring were: Kaylin Ploeger, Kara Harlemert,
Allana Newhart and Ciara Bonnlander.
So. Decatur Lady Cougars 47
Allison Cunningham 14
Haley Holdreith 13
Jamie Huff 9
Kieglea Owens 8
Julie French 3
Lady Cougars not scoring were: Nakema Gillenwater, Vanessa
Callahan, Krista Galloway, Heather Helms, Elizabeth Mauer,
Emily Cunningham and Megan Johannigman.
Scores by Quarter
1. JCD12-7 SD
2. JCD 26-12 SD
3. JCD 40-18 SD
4. JCD 57-47 SD
GARY FRANKLIN PHOTO
Pictured above from left are Lady Eagle seniors Abby
Lauber and Emily Einhaus, Varsity Girls' Basketball
Coach Scott Smith, and Lady Eagle seniors Erika Simon
and Abby Rohlfing. They're all smiles following their
victory of Sectional #58 at Jac-Cen-Del on Saturday,
February 10 by a score of 57-47 over the South Decatur
The South rose before their
Gary Franklin - Sports Editor
History once again reared its head as the South Ripley Lady
Raiders rose to the second round of IHSAA 2A Girls' Sectional
#44 by defeating the North Decatur Lady Chargers in the tourney's
opening game by 10 points, SR 49-39 ND.
The Lady Chargers scored the first two points of the contest
as Hannah Gauck made a pair from the FT stripe. Lady Raider
Erica Ester failed to connect on her two FT tries, but Lady
Chargers Kelsey Ewing and Sarah Wallpe each added a pair of
FT's to put the Lady Chargers in front 6-0 early.
Lady Raider senior Abbey Lemon nailed a FG for their first
score. Lady Raider senior Ashley Thomas cut the Raider deficit
to 6-4 with her nailing of a pair of FT's. In continuing the
first quarter, Lady Chargers Gauck and Hillary Wenning each
added FG's, and Rachel Hawkins scored a pair of FT's. Lady
Raider senior Ciara McGuire scored a FG and Lemon added 1
of 2 FT shots to end the quarter ND 12-7 SR.
Score by Quarter
1. SR 7-12 ND*
2. *SR 22-17 ND
3. *SR 33-25 ND
4. *SR 49-39 ND
The second quarter's play resulted in a Lady Raider gain of
15-5. Lady Raider sophomore Erica Ester scored 2 FG's, senior
teammate Ashley Thomas connected for 2 FG's, 2 FT's, and a
3 pointer, and sophomore Alex Snyder dropped in a FG as well.
The 5 Lady Charger points came from both Ewing and Wallpe
adding a FG each and 1 of 2 FT attempts made by Hawkins.
Lady Raider Alex Snyder owned the third quarter as she scored
8 points off 3 FG's and a pair of FT's. McGuire added a FT
and Thomas a FG for an 11 point effort.
The 8 point third quarter scoring for the Lady Chargers came
from a FG and 3 of 4 FT shooting by Wenning, a FG by Gauck
and 1 of 2 FT's made by Elizabeth Frye.
The fourth quarter resulted in 30 points being put on the
books. The Lady Raiders won that quarter as well with their
16 point effort. Ester scored 7, Lemon added 6, Thomas 2,
and McGuire 1.
The 14 Lady Charger points of the fourth quarter were from
Katie Gahimer's 3 pointer, a Wallpe FG, Wenning adding 3 FG's,
and Hawkins with a FG & FT.
S. Ripley Lady Raiders 49
Ashley Thomas 14
Erica Ester 11
Alex Snyder 10
Abbey Lemon 9
Ciara McGuire 5
Non-scoring Lady Raiders were: Kellie Collier, Beth Stratton,
Susannah Mann, Katie Polly, Jordan Vinup, Lakin Davis, Kyla
Sexton and Sealey Snyder.
N. Decatur Lady Chargers 39
Hillary Wenning 13
Rachel Hawkins 6
Hannah Gauck 6
Sarah Wallpe 6
Kelsey Ewing 4
Katie Gahimer 3
Elizabeth Frye 1
Non-scoring Lady Chargers were: Mindy Koors, Ann Schwering,
Jill Hammersmith, Meghan Lamb, Hayley Hayden, and Jessica
The Lady Raiders wrapped up their 2007 season with a loss
to the SW Hanover Lady Rebels, SW 64-39 SR in their second
game. SWH won the Sectional #44 championship 81-40 over the
Switz. County Lady Pacers.
GARY FRANKLIN PHOTO
South Ripley's student body showed their support
for the Lady Raiders at the 2007 Sectional #44 girls'
basketball game held at Milan High School. Pictured
top from left are: (S) Heath Landwehr, (O) Kyle Patrick,
(U) Dillon Groves, (T) Jacque Castner and (H) Jared
Rogers. Middle Row: (R) Seth Madden, (I) Sarah Hartman,
(P) Erica Pollard, (L) Sierra Groves, (E) Erica Burress,
and (Y) Tim Burcham. Front Row: (R) Thomas Kimla, (A)
Josh Cumberworth, (I) Daniel Fix, (D) Tyler Hensley
, (E) Chandler Stearns, (R) Michael Fear. (S) David
Aaron Pickett and (!) Andy Dole.