Round 2: 2018 IHSAA Lafayette Jeff. Boys Basketball Sectional Tournament

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Lafayette, Ind., — Six teams began, now only four remain as the 2018 Class 4A Sectional 7 heats up at Lafayette Jeff. After the Kokomo Wildcats and host Jefferson Bronchos squared off in the opening round of the 2018 IHSAA Lafayette Jefferson Basketball Tournament, it was Lafayette Jeff who came out on top, 50-39.

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Lafayette Jefferson (white) vs. Kokomo Wildcats (red) in the opening round of IHSAA’s Sectional 7. Courtesy photo/Paul Neidig

Results – Tues., Feb. 27
G1: Lafayette Jefferson 50, Kokomo 39
G2: Zionsville 52,  Logansport 43

With the win, Jefferson advances to play defending sectional champions: the McCutcheon Mavericks, in Game 1 on Friday, March 2. The Zionsville Eagles will also advance after holding off Logansport for the 52-43 win. The Eagles take on the Harrison Raiders in Game 2 on Friday.

Class 4A Sectional 7 (Lafayette Jefferson) Schedule:

Tuesday, Feb. 27
G1: Kokomo vs. Lafayette Jeferson (6:00 PM EST)
G2: Zionsville vs. Logansport

Friday, Mar. 2
G3: McCutcheon vs. Lafayette Jefferson (6:00 PM EST)
G4: Harrison (West Lafayette) vs. Zionsville (7:30 PM EST)

Saturday, Mar. 3
Championship: Winner of G3 vs. Winner of G4 (7:30 PM EST)

Location: Marion L. Crawley Athletic Center, 1801 South 18th Street, Lafayette, IN 47905

Shawn Harmon, Andrew Bowes, and Royce King will be your crew of officials for Friday’s game between the Harrison Raiders and Zionsville Eagles.

Harrison enters Friday’s semi-finals with an overall record of 14-8. Guided by Head Coach Mike Rinehart, the Raiders won their last match-up of the regular season against Hamilton Heights, 89-76 where six players finished in double-digit scoring. Led by their seniors Benito Munoz (18pts), Austin Dunwoody (17pts), Calvin Walters (13pts), Bobby Dearing (12pts), and Alex Bauer (11pts) Harrison posted a 33-point quarter in the third over the Huskies. The Raiders look to bring their effort and energy to Friday’s battle against Zionsville.

The Eagles who came out of Tuesday’s opening round over Logansport, defeated the Berries in overtime for the 52-43 victory. Isaiah Thompson led Zionsville with 16 points and senior Mark Stemme added 14, including going 4 of 5 from 3-point range. Zionsville enters Friday’s match-up with a 20-3 overall record. The Eagles are led by Head Coach Shaun Busick.

Be sure to follow the IHSAA for more information and updates on the tournament.

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2018 IHSAA Lafayette Jefferson Boys Basketball Sectional Tournament Kicks-Off, Tuesday

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Lafayette, Ind., — In Indiana we don’t just play basketball, we grow basketball here. At any and every level, ball is life and finally, the time has come to crown a champion. With the regular season all wrapped-up, it’s time for post season play in the Indiana High School Athletic Association.

Four hundred and three (403) teams will compete in the 108th Annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament, presented by the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever. 

Sectionals are scheduled to begin on Tuesday, February 27, and run through Saturday, March 3, with regionals set for March 10 and semi-states on March 17. The four championship games that make up the state finals will be played on Saturday, March 24, in Indianapolis at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.


Lafayette Jefferson High School will host the 2018 IHSAA Class 4A Sectional 7 Tournament. Competing teams in this sectional include: Lafayette Jefferson Bronchos, Logansport Berries, McCutcheon Mavericks, Kokomo Wildkats, Harrison Raiders, and Zionsville Eagles.

Schedule:

Tuesday, Feb. 27
G1: Kokomo vs. Lafayette Jeferson (6:00 PM EST)
G2: Zionsville vs. Logansport

Friday, Mar. 2
G3: McCutcheon vs. Winner of G1 (6:00 PM EST)
G4: Harrison (West Lafayette) vs. Winner of G2

Saturday, Mar. 3
Championship: Winner of G3 vs. Winner of G4 (7:30 PM EST)

Location: Marion L. Crawley Athletic Center, 1801 South 18th Street, Lafayette, IN 47905

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The Marion L. Crawley Athletic Center, Home of the Lafayette Jefferson Bronchos. Courtesy photo/@JeffAthletics 

Kokomo (12-11) and host Lafayette Jeff (16-7) will get the ball rolling in Game 1 of Sectional 7 with a 6:00 PM (EST) tip-off on the Bronchos’ home floor.

Shawn Harmon, Andrew Bowes, and Royce King have been tabbed as the officiating crew for Tuesday’s opening game, as well as Friday’s game (G4) between the Harrison Raiders and the victor of the Zionsville vs. Logansport game.

Guided by Head Coach Bob Wonnell, the Kokomo Wildkats played their final game of the regular season on Feb. 20 at Fishers. In a hard fought battle that saw 13 lead changes and nine ties, Fishers came out on top, 58-53. Seniors Anthony Barnard and Trajan Deckard led Kokomo in scoring with 19 and 17 points, respectively.

The Lafayette Jefferson Bronchos and Head Coach Scott Radeker, closed out the regular season strong when they defeated nonconference opponent Western High School by a score of 56-44. Sophomore Avery Beaver and senior Marell Jordan led the Bronchos in the scoring column with 20 and 18 points, respectively. Senior Nathan Thomas grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds.

Be sure to follow the IHSAA for more information and updates on the tournament.

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Crispus Attucks Hosts Washington Continentals

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Indianapolis, Ind., — Crispus Attucks boys varsity basketball team is kicking off the weekend with a home game on Friday night against the Indianapolis Washington Continentals.

Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 PM EST, with Royce King, Nathan Boudreaux, and Kevin McMichel as your crew of officials.

Location: Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School, 1140 Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

The visiting Continentals of Indianapolis George Washington High School (10-13, 1-4 IPS) fell to Scecina Memorial on Tuesday, 81-69. The Continentals will close out the season with two road tests against fellow Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) Crispus Attucks and Broad Ripple. Washington is guided by Head Coach Charles Graybiel.

Led by Head Coach Chris Hawkins, the Crispus Attucks Tigers (13-4) are coming off a 98-62 victory over Speedway High School, in which five players reached double-digits. Senior Derrick Briscoe led the charge with 19 points and 9 rebounds, while Jamal Harris and Harold Bennett each tallied 14 points in the win. The Tigers return to action on their home floor Friday.

Follow Crispus Attucks and George Washingon on social media for updates.