Girls basketball regional scoresFebruary 16, 2013
Class 3A at Brownstown Central
Rushville 52, Corydon Central 32
Rushville 59, Jasper 48
Corydon Central 55, Evansville Bosse 52
In Jasper's semifinal defeat to No. 7 Rushville (22-3), Shelby Merder closed her standout career by doing it all. The senior Ball State University recruit totaled 17 points, eight rebounds, seven blocked shots and four assists. Maddie Ubelhor added scoring punch with 14 points, but Jasper dented its chances for victory by hitting only 8-of-20 free throws. The Wildcats finished the season with at 15-10 record — their fourth consecutive season of at least 15 victories — and won the program's fourth consecutive sectional crown.
Class 1A at West Washington
Vincennes Rivet 53, Northeast Dubois 39
Northeast Dubois 44, Trinity Lutheran 30
Vincennes Rivet 56, New Washington 42
In Saturday night's title game against No. 4 Vincennes Rivet (21-4), Nicole Dodd scored 16 points to lead fifth-ranked Jeeps in the final game of her standout career. Emily Lueken added 13 points, Haley Kinder scored seven and Taylor Borden finished with three. The Jeeps, who lost to Rivet 49-44 in the regular-season matchup in Dubois, closed the season with 21-3 record, having won the program's 11th consecutive sectional championship.
In the semifinals, Northeast Dubois pulled away from Trinity Lutheran (15-9) with 13-5 fourth-quarter spurt. Dodd finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds, Haley Kinder contributed nine points and six boards and Rachel Breitwieser totaled four points, 10 rebounds and two blocked shots. Emily Lueken helped on both ends of the floor with five assists and three steals.
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