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South Dearborn 50, Rising Sun 40; JV Knights 47-25

Varsity Boys Basketball at South Dearborn- Tuesday, November 26

South Dearborn 50, Rising Sun 40

SD  17  10/27  12/39  11/50
RS  00  14/14  13/27  13/40

South Dearborn PA announcer Steve Giesting: The Knights outscored the visiting Shiners 17-0 in the first quarter. SD’s Alex Shackelford scored the first six points including a 4-point play when he was fouled on a three pointer. Eli Hoffman and Tristan Daily each added five in the opening stanza as they both knocked down trifectas.

Rising Sun closed to within nine in the second quarter as Chase Kuehn and Landon Cole each scored four in the period. Hoffman and Shackelford each hit their second bomb of the game as the Knights pushed the lead back to 13 at the break, 27-14.

In the third, Rising Sun closed to within 10 as Chris Bowne scored five and Landon Cole four in the quarter. Reese Willoughby scored five in the frame for SD including an arc buster while Hoffman added another four to give the home team a 39-27 advantage heading to the final quarter.

Kuehn and Peyton Merica each scored six in the final stanza for Rising Sun as the Shiners got within 8, but they would get no closer as Shackelford and Willoughby each scored four for SD to give the Knights the 10-point win, 50-40.

South Dearborn assistant coach Justin Pettit: South Dearborn had a solid team effort with balanced scoring.  The Knights were led by Alex Shackelford with 15 points and 5 steals, Eli Hoffman with 14 points, Reese Willoughby with 11, and Tristan Daily with 5 points, Mitch Manford and Tobie Teke each had 3 points.

Rising Sun all scoring and other stat leaders:

  • PTS- Chase Kuehn 12, Peyton Merica 10, Landon Cole 9, Chris Bowne 7, Kendall Montgomery 2
  • 3FG- no multiples
  • 2FG- Kuehn 6/11, Cole 4/8
  • FT- Merica 3/4
  • REB- Cole 8, Montgomery 5, Kuehn 4, Merica 4
  • AST- Montgomery 2
  • STL- Kuehn 4, C. Bowne 3

Rising Sun team stats:

  • FG- 17/42-40%
  • 3FG- 2/13-15%
  • 2FG- 15/29-52%
  • FT- 4/12-33%
  • REB (off)- 25 (8)
  • TO- 24
  • PF- 18

Junior Varsity- South Dearborn 47-25

Coach Pettit:  The Knights’ JV was led by freshman Logan Thies with 10 points.  Also scoring for SD were: Jake Powell 9 points, Sean Collins 8, Ryan Willoughby 7, Drew Probst 5 and Corbin McHenry and Austin Thies with 4 each.

Rising Sun JV information will be added when received.

We thank South Dearborn’s Steve Giesting and Justin Pettit along with Rising Sun Boys’ Basketball for the game information.


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