The following are boys junior high basketball recaps from Monday, November 29.
The seventh grade Bulldogs of Batesville lost 33-25 at Connersville.
BMS made it interesting though after trailing 21-7 at the half. Carson Hartley had 16 points for the Dogs. Braydin Hughes only scored five but was credited with a great defensive effort in the second half to help fuel the comeback attempt.
Batesville’s eighth grade also fell at Connersville 42-40.
The Spartans got the game winning basket with four seconds left. Brayden Maple put in 18 points for the Bulldogs. Trenten Luers and Cayden Drake followed with eight and seven points respectively.
The Milan eighth grade came out on top 29-26 at Rising Sun.
The Indians got 16 points from Micah Norman.
Milan’s seventh grade dropped a 46-24 decision against the Shiners.
South Ripley’s seventh grade topped Jac-Cen-Del 58-40.
For the Raiders, Drew Volz erupted for 27 points. Dylan Jesse and Brogan Buchanan followed with nine and eight.
Blake Wagner scored 18 and Darian Grieshop had 16 in the loss for the Eagles.
Ripley also beat Jac in the eighth grade game 31-26.
Bryson Sipples turned in 14 points for the Raiders and Mason McNew added eight.
For the Eagles, Lane Carroll posted 11 points and Lane Simon netted eight.
The St. Louis fifth grade doubled up Laurel 24-12.
The Redbirds got 10 points from Hunter Young, six from Cam Anderson and a solid defensive and passing effort by the team.
The Cardinal sixth grade rolled over the Yellow Jackets 44-7.
Ray Walke logged 20 points and Sam Dice delivered 13.
We thank everyone who contributed to the recaps.