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Home of the Bull Dogs - where 37 state championships have been won and home of 18 ihsaa mental attitude award winners!

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Columbus North Athletics

Home of the Bull Dogs - where 37 state championships have been won and home of 18 ihsaa mental attitude award winners!

Columbus North Athletics

Home of the Bull Dogs - where 37 state championships have been won and home of 18 ihsaa mental attitude award winners!

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1 month ago

Bull Dogs knock off Lawrenceburg 42-29 in girls basketball

                COLUMBUS, Ind. – Senior Alexa McKinley dropped in four 3-pointers en route to a team-high 12 points Saturday (Jan. 16), leading the Columbus North girls basketball team to a 42-29 victory over Lawrenceburg in Memorial Gym.

                Sophomore Lauren Barker contributed 11 points with three 3-pointers, while senior Kanon Matsuno came off the bench for two treys and eight points as the Bull Dogs improved to 7-3 for the season. Junior Kylah Lawson chipped in six points, while senior Madison White tallied three points and senior Emily Herndon had two points.

                Junior Katie Johnson scored a game-high 13 points for the visiting Tigers (10-7). Senior Kierah Lowe added eight points, while junior Kirsten Cross netted six points and senior Holly Knippenberg had two points.

                Barker scored five points while White had three points in the first quarter as Columbus North took a 10-6 lead. Barker scored six points and McKinley netted three points in the second quarter while the CN defense pitched a shutout for a 23-6 advantage at intermission.

                Lowe scored all eight of her points while Johnson tallied five points in the third quarter as Lawrenceburg rallied to cut its deficit to 31-23 at the third stop. However, Matsuno sank a pair of fourth-quarter 3-pointers and McKinley added her fourth trey of the day as the Bull Dogs closed out the decision.

                In the JV game, freshman Olivia Johnson scored 15 points and freshman Elise Preston contributed 11 points as the Bull Dogs posted a 66-14 triumph. Sophomore Moana Steele provided 10 points, while sophomore Rylie Boezeman and freshman Kathryn Wilson each added eight points for CN (8-1). Freshman Rhyanna Salter paced Lawrenceburg with five points.

                The Columbus North freshman played earlier in the day, posting a 36-21 victory over Bishop Chatard. A separate article on that game is on the Columbus North athletic website.

                Columbus North is scheduled to return to action on Tuesday (Jan. 19) with a home tripleheader. The JV and varsity are set to play Class 3A No. 1 Silver Creek (16-3), while the freshman team is to face Monrovia. JV and freshman games are scheduled for 6 p.m., and the varsity is to follow the JV at about 7:30 p.m.

 

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Varsity Game

                Lawrenceburg (29) – Holly Knippenberg 1 0-0 2, Kirsten Cross 2 2-2 6, Hannah White 0 0-0 0, Katie Johnson 5 1-1 13, Kierah Lowe 4 0-0 8, Cambria Clawson 0 0-0 0, Lizzie Redar 0 0-0 0. Totals: 12 3-3 29.

                Columbus North (42) – Lauren Barker 4 0-0 11, Kylah Lawson 3 0-1 6, Alexa McKinley 4 0-0 12, Emma Long 0 0-2 0, Madison White 1 0-0 3, Emily Herndon 1 0-0 2, Andrea Justis 0 0-0 0, Lucy Norman 0 0-0 0, Kanon Matsuno 2 2-2 8. Totals: 15 2-5 42.

Lawrenceburg ………………..   6   0 17   6 – 29

Columbus North ……………. 10 13   8 11 – 42

                3-point goals: Lawrenceburg 2 (Johnson 2), CN 10 (McKinley 4, Barker 3, Matsuno 2, White 1).

                Total fouls: Lawrenceburg 13, CN 11.

                Fouled out: None.

                Technical fouls: None.

 

JV Game

                Lawrenceburg (14) – Kimber Clawson 1 0-0 2, Kyra Abbott 0 0-0 0, Cambria Clawson 0 0-0 0, Jorja Long 1 0-0 3, Nicole Houze 1 0-0 2, Shelby Mattox 1 0-0 2, Rhyanna Salter 2 0-0 5, Maci Ferreira 0 0-0 0. Totals: 6 0-0 14.

                Columbus North (66) – Greta Brown 2 0-0 5, Elise Preston 4 1-1 11, Kaitlin White 1 0-0 3, Moana Steele 5 0-0 10, Rylie Boezeman 3 0-0 8, Olivia Johnson 7 0-0 15, Andrea Justis 0 0-0 0, Lucy Norman 1 0-0 2, Reagan Ables 1 0-0 2, Kathryn Wilson 4 0-0 8, Maddi Rutan 1 0-0 2. Totals: 29 1-1 66.

Lawrenceburg ………………..   2   2   3   7 – 14

Columbus North ……………. 14 14 23 15 – 66

                3-point goals: Lawrenceburg 2 (Long 1, Salter 1), CN 7 (Preston 2, Boezeman 2, Brown 1, Johnson 1, White 1).

                Total fouls: Lawrenceburg 4, CN 7.

                Fouled out: None.

                Technical fouls: None.

 

                PHOTO: Senior Kanon Matsuno pushes the ball up court during the Bull Dogs' game against Lawrenceburg on Jan. 16, 2021. Matsuno scored eight points in the 42-29 victory.

 


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