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Final standings to be determined today

Saturday, February 10, 2007

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North Putnam's Jake Mullis (with ball) ranks third in the West Central Conference in scoring with an average of 18.8 points per game.
There's only one game left this year for boys' basketball in the West Central Conference and a victory for one of the two teams playing could result in a three-way tie for the conference championship.

Cascade is set to face Speedway on the road today at noon. If the Cadets win, they will finish 5-1, which will tie them with Cloverdale and Greencastle for the conference championship.

The Clovers and Tiger Cubs finished at 5-1 each. Cloverdale is 12-5 overall while Greencastle is 9-9.

Cascade is 4-1 in league play and 11-5 overall while Speedway is 2-4 and 4-12. North Putnam is 2-4 and 9-7 while Monrovia is 2-4 and 5-13. South Putnam is 0-6 and 3-14.

On Tuesday, Cloverdale will face Edgewood on the road while North Putnam travels to Tri-West. Northview will visit Greencastle and Cascade is home against Western Boone.

Cloverdale's Craig Blair leads the conference in scoring this year. In 16 games, he has scored 351 points for an average of 21.9 per game.

North Putnam's Jake Mullis ranks third with an average of 18.8 points per game while Cloverdale's Michael Neese is fourth at 18.1 per game.

Neese also leads the conference in steals this year. In 16 games, the senior has made 69 thefts for an average of 4.3 per game. Mullis ranks second with 33 steals in 13 games (2.5 per game), while Blair is third at 2.4 steals per game (39 in 13 games).

Speedway's Mark Dunbar leads the conference in rebounding, averaging 8.4 per contest. He has tallied 109 rebounds in 13 games.

Cloverdale's Ryan Dean ranks fourth overall in rebounding with 102 boards in 16 games for an average of 6.4 per game while North Putnam's Griffin Dahlstrom is fifth with an average of 6.4 per game.

Greencastle's Michael Richardson tops the league in assists with 91 in 16 games for an average of 5.7 per game. Neese and Blair are both second with an average of 4.3 per game while North Putnam's Brayden Dahlstrom ranks fifth at four per contest.

South Putnam's Ben Parker leads the league in field goal shooting, having hit 29-of-50 from the field for 58 percent while Speedway's Taylor Dial is the top free throw shooter at 88 percent (66-for-75). Neese ranks second in free throws at 80 percent (51-for-64).

In addition, North Putnam's Tyler Trent leads the league in three-point field goal percentage, hitting 10-of-22 for 45.5 percent. Greencastle's Zach Remsburg is second at 46 percent (26-for-57) while teammate Brennan Burks is third at 43 percent (22-of-51). Tiger Cubs Eric Burgeson is fourth at 41 percent (25-of-61).

West Central Conference

Individual Standings

Scoring

G Pts. Avg.

1. Blair (CHS) 16 351 21.9

2. Dial (SPY) 13 259 19.9

3. Mullis (NP) 13 244 18.8

4. Neese (CHS) 16 289 18.1

5. Daughtery (Cas.) 13 220 16.9

Rebounding

G No. Avg.

1. Dunbar (SPY) 13 109 8.4

2. Grismore (MHS) 16 132 8.3

3. Austin (Cas.) 7 50 7.1

4. Dean (CHS) 16 102 6.4

5. Dahlstrom (NP) 7 45 6.4

Steals

G No. Avg.

1. Neese (CHS) 16 69 4.3

2. Mullis (NP) 13 33 2.5

3. Blair (CHS) 16 39 2.4

4. Galyan (Cas.) 13 27 2.1

5. Daugherty (Cas.) 13 26 2.0

Assists

G No. Avg.

1. Richardson (GHS) 16 91 5.7

2. Neese (CHS) 16 69 4.3

3. Blair 16 69 4.3

4. Sampson (MHS) 16 58 3.6

5. Dahlstrom (NP) 13 52 4.0

FG Pct.

G FG Avg.

1. Parker (SP) 13 29-50 58.0

2. Grismore (MHS) 16 69-119 58.0

3. Cheatham (CHS) 16 89-158 56.34

4. Blair (CHS) 16 129-253 51.0

5. Mullis (NP) 13 90-181 49.7

FT Pct.

G FT Avg.

1. Dial (SPY) 13 66-75 88.0

2. Neese (CHS) 16 51-64 80.0

3. Hadley (MHS) 14 18-23 78.0

4. Burks (GHS) 16 41-53 77.0

5. Daugherty (Cas.) 13 34-45 76.0

3-pt. FG Pct.

G 3-pt. Avg.

1. Trent (NP) 11 10-22 45.5

2. Remsburg (GHS) 16 26-57 46.0

3. Burks (GHS) 22-51 43.0

4. Burgeson (GHS) 16 25-61 41.0

5. Mink (Cas.) 15-38 39.0



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