Sports Briefs

Feb. 17—NDJH girls basketball

The eighth grade Lady Chargers led 17-12 at the half and held off St. Mary's 28-26. The Lady Chargers improve to 6-7 on the season.

Leading the way in scoring for North was Brynlee Green with 14 points followed by Sophie Rohls with nine points, Brooklyn White three points and Jessie Biltz with two points.

North Decatur's seventh grade Lady Chargers won 2-of-3 home games. In a physical battle against conference foe Edinburgh, the Lady Chargers squeaked out a 20-18 overtime win.

All six of the Lady Chargers contributed in the scoring column. Lanee Rennekamp led the team with six points, followed by Zoey Bingham five, Allee Gray four, Isla Hess two, Chloe Kramer two and Macie Leake one.

The Lady Chargers fell to South Ripley 25-16. Scoring for North included Bingham seven, Hess six, Gray two and Rennekamp one. Kramer grabbed six rebounds.

In another fierce battle, the Lady Chargers defeated county rival St. Mary's 20-15. Leake hit double figures, scoring 12 points. Bingham scored six and Kramer chipped in with two.

The 5-6 Lady Chargers return to action Monday on the road against a good conference opponent in Waldron.

GJHS girls basketball

The Greensburg seventh grade Lady Pirates defeated Shelbyville Thursday 39-10. Scoring for the young Lady Pirates included Sophie Buening 24, Lulu Bell eight, Makayla Kieffer five and Alivia Bishop two. Greensburg improves to 10-1.

The eighth grade girls basketball team lost a physical game to Shelbyville 42-36. Scoring for the Lady Pirates included Kahlen Adams 16, Sophie Buening seven, Aubrie Barns-Pettit five, Lulu Webb five and Maya Kennelly three.

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