Tonight's high school basketball game capsules

Friday, January 26, 2018


WIC crossover games

3rd place: Indian Creek (10-4) at Greencastle (9-4)

Media coverage: WREB-FM 94.3 will air the game.

The coaches: Drew Glentzer is in his first year at Indian Creek. Bryce Rector is in his second year at Greencastle.

Season recap: Indian Creek has lost to Cloverdale, Martinsville, Greenfield-Central and Center Grove this year. Greencastle has won six straight games.

Per-game averages: Offense — IC 61.0, Greencastle 53.2. Defense — IC 52.0, Greencastle 51.0.

Opponents’ records: IC 107-96, Greencastle 92-97.

History: Indian Creek won 71-48 in the 2014 sectional in the only previous meeting between the teams.

Key players: Colin York leads Greencastle in scoring at 21.8 points per game, while Gavin Bollman adds 11.8 and Brody Whitaker 10.5. Jared DeHart leads Indian Creek.

5th place: Cloverdale (11-4) at Northview (3-11)

Media coverage: The game will be aired on WFNB-FM 92.7 and livestreamed at

The coaches: Patrick Rady is in his third year at Cloverdale. Michael Byrum is in his first year at Northview.

Season recap: The Clovers have won four straight games and 11 of their last 13. Northview’s wins have come over North Putnam, Rockville and South Putnam.

Per-game averages (through Tuesday): Offense — Cloverdale 66.3, Northview 57.7. Defense — Cloverdale 59.5, Northview 62.2.

Opponents’ records: Cloverdale 116-99, Northview 85-86.

History: Cloverdale won 65-50 in 2014. Northview leads 7-3 lead over the past 30 years.

Key players: Cloverdale’s Jalen Moore leads the state in scoring at 37.9 points per game, while Jake Wilkes adds 10.1. Brigham Booe leads Northview with 21.4 ppg, while Cade Bryan adds 10.2.

7th place: Cascade (5-10) at North Putnam (5-10)

The coaches: Chris DuBois is in his 14th year at Cascade. Collin McCartt is in his fourth year at North Putnam.

Season recap: Cascade has lost four of its past five games. North Putnam has lost three straight games.

Per-game averages: Offense — Cascade 47.1, NP 52.9. Defense — Cascade 62.6, NP 59.5.

Opponents’ records: Cascade 126-87, NP 108-111.

History: Cascade won 53-49 at home in December. The Cadets have a 19-15 lead over the past 30 years.

9th place: Owen Valley (5-9) at South Putnam (6-9)

The coaches: Roger Fleetwood is in his second year at Owen Valley. Greg Dean is in his fourth year at South Putnam.

Season recap: Owen Valley has lost five of its last six games. South Putnam has lost five straight games.

Per-game averages: Offense — OV 48.8, SP 46.1. Defense — OV 59.7, SP 51.4.

Opponents’ records: OV 113-91, SP 101-117.

History: Owen Valley won 51-41 at Spencer last year. The Patriots have a 24-8 record in the series over the past 30 years.

Key players: Isaac Wood leads Owen Valley in scoring with 11.8 points per game. Allen Plunkett leads South Putnam with 17.3 points per game.

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