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 KHS's Kevin Roland Scored 24 Points in 1974 Blowout Victory


Eastern Hancock’s Kent Colclazier and Knightstown’s Mike Haltom have both advanced to the state wrestling finals, which will be held at Bloomington Saturday. Colclazier also advanced to the state finals last season. Panther Steve Turpin missed a shot at the finals when he was leading his match 7-1 and was slammed to the mat. He won by default, but was unable to continue wrestling in the final round.

Mickey Spegal and Shawn Grass combined for 45 points and 27 rebounds to lead Eastern Hancock to a 76-68 win over Tri High last week.

Knightstown’s varsity basketball team fell to 5-10 on the season after losing against Blue River, 38-37. Sophomore Mike Wade scored 17 points, while Jeff Griggs added six, Wade Stewart and Rob Hall had four apiece.

The Knightstown High School bowling team won the Greenfield Invitational Tournament last weekend. Members include Angie Lindsay, Traci Walls, Lana Gregory, Shelly Scott and Nicki Biesecker.

Knightstown and Eastern Hancock both bowed out of girls basketball sectional action in the first round. The Lady Panthers lost to Greenfield 41-28, and Eastern Hancock fell to New Palestine 50-41.

In the Eastern Hancock game, officials called 71 fouls, and the teams combined for 58 turnovers. The Lady Royals were whistled for 34 fouls and committed 31 turnovers. Starters Tammy Scrogham, Lisa Rodebeck and Jodi Edwards all fouled out of the game, and Cheryl Vail, who scored 19 points and had 17 rebounds, played the second half with four fouls.

Ronnie Morgan, Gary Duff and Brian Chapple led the Knightstown junior varsity basketball team to a thrilling comeback win against Blue River. The JV came from 10 points down in the last quarter to win 34-32. Morgan scored 14 points, while Duff and Chapple had eight apiece. Chapple blocked three shots in the fourth quarter.



Knightstown ran its Big Blue River Conference record to 6-0 with a pair of wins last weekend. Coach Duane Queener’s towering team crushed Morton Memorial 98-43, and buried Tri 83-67.

Long-range sharp-shooter Kevin Roland led the Panthers with 24 points, Galen Thomas and Russell Cleek had 14 each and Frank Renfro 12 against the Tigers.

Jerry Brown and Brent Magee tallied 15 apiece and five players reached double figures against Tri High. Steve Miller and Bill Sidwell scored 15 apiece for the Titans.

Harold Mohler (112), Dave Kilmer (119), Doug Johnson (126) and Joe Beavers (177) were announced as top seeds for the upcoming Greenfield wrestling sectional.

Bud Gray poured in 31 points and Pete Hubert added 20 in leading Eastern Hancock to an 89-75 win over tough Shenandoah last week in a make-up game. The Royals made it a three-game weekend sweep when they clobbered Lincoln 95-43 and North Decatur 80-62. Jim Engleking scored 46 points in those two games.



Danny Beard hit a driving lay-up with 23 seconds to play that lifted Morton Memorial to an exciting 66-64 win over the Carthage Blue Raiders. Jack Smith and Dudley Leisure both hit double figures for the Raiders before fouling out with Carthage holding a six point lead.

Sophomore Marion Pierce hit for 45 points and had 17 rebounds in leading Lewisville to a 73-40 win over Charlottesville. Dick Mattix scored 10 points and had 15 rebounds for the losers.

Tyrone Netherly scored 23 points and Hugh Grandison pulled down 17 rebounds, but Mays lost to a tough Sulphur Springs team 78-68.




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