Boys Varsity Basketball
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Columbus North guards Blake Barker and Nicholas Schiavello combined for 48 points Monday evening (March 25), but it was not enough as the White team defeated the Red team 85-79 in the South Central All-Area All-Star boys’ basketball game at Columbus Christian.
Barker poured in a game-high 26 points while Schiavello added 22 points for the Red in the annual boy-girl doubleheader with proceeds this year benefiting Erin Newcomb, a Hauser student who was seriously injured in a car crash last August. South Decatur’s Lane Lauderbaugh added 13 points and Edinburgh’s Jordan Myers chipped in nine points for the Red.
Hauser’s Jackson Paradise scored 18 points to pace four players in double figures for the victorious White team. Columbus East’s Drew Johnson contributed 14 points, while Hauser’s Trey Johnson and Columbus East’s Carson Whitehead each scored 10 points.
In the girls’ game, Columbus East’s Katie Daugherty scored 12 points and Columbus North’s Annie Anderson tallied 11 points to lift the White over the Red 71-45. Columbus East’s Claire Cunningham provided nine points, while South Decatur’s Madison Owens tallied eight points. CN’s Alexa McKinley scored five points and CN’s Nadia Lomax had four points.
Columbus East’s Koryn Greiwe netted 21 points for the White team. Columbus North’s Sierra Norman chipped in nine points, while Edinburgh’s Haven Link tallied six points and Jennings County’s Lily Ernstes had four points. CN’s Tessa Lomax contributed three points.
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South Central All-Area All-Star Games
Red (79) – Blake Barker (Columbus North) 26, Nicholas Schiavello (Columbus North) 22, Lane Lauderbaugh (South Decatur) 13, Conner Emily (Columbus Christian) 3, C.J. Reed (Columbus Christian 0), Hunter Johnson (South Decatur) 2, Bryce Burton (Edinburgh) 4, Jordan Myers (Edinburgh) 9.
White (85) – Matt Frost (Columbus East) 8, Drew Johnson (Columbus East) 14, Tyler Boyer (Columbus East) 6, Carson Whitehead (Columbus East) 10, Aaron Martin (Jennings County) 4, Sean Miller (Hauser) 7, Will Trotter (Hauser) 8, Trey Johnson (Hauser) 10, Jackson Paradise (Hauser 18).
Red (45) – Koryn Greiwe (Columbus East) 21, Whitley Rankin (Columbus East) 2, Lily Ernstes (Jennings County) 4, Kayla Jones (Columbus Christian) 0, Grace Lorimor (Columbus Christian) 0, Alyssa Funkhouser (Edinburgh) 0, Haven Link (Edinburgh) 6, Tessa Lomax (Columbus North) 3, Sierra Norman (Columbus North) 9.
White (71) – Alexa McKinley (Columbus North) 5, Nadia Lomax (Columbus North) 4, Annie Anderson (Columbus North) 11, Sydney Jaynes (Trinity Lutheran) 7, Madison Owens (South Decatur) 8, Lana Bell (South Decatur 0), Claire Cunningham (Columbus East) 9, Katie Dougherty (Columbus East 12), Bree Hadley (Hauser) 7, Mel Hasler (Hauser) 4, Gracie Matlock (Brown County) 4.