Prep sports wrap: 12/19December 18, 2018
From Herald Staff Reports
Two area basketball teams went up against teams are currently receiving votes in the Associated Press top 10 rankings — one on the road, one at home.
Here’s a brief rundown of Tuesday night’s prep sports action.
Vikings 57, Jeeps 38: In a Blue Chip conference battle, the Northeast Dubois boys basketball team traveled to Montgomery to face Class 1A No. 2 Barr-Reeve.
The Jeeps trailed by just two points after the first quarter but the Vikings used a 14-2 advantage in the second quarter to pull ahead 27-13 at the halftime break.
Both teams scored 30 points in the second half as Barr-Reeve was able to hang on to the 57-38 win. Reece Bauer led Northeast Dubois with 22 points in the loss while Austin Ainscough (19) and Quentin Yoder (12) both finished in double-digits for Barr-Reeve.
Wolfpack 68, Rangers 56: Crawford County, who was just outside of the top 10 in Class 2A, traveled to Ferdinand on Tuesday night and came away with a 68-56 victory over Forest Park.
The Rangers jumped out to an extremely fast start as they led 18-7 after the first quarter but the Wolfpack outscored Forest Park 24-5 in the second quarter to hold a 31-23 lead at the halftime break.
Forest Park remained in striking distance for the majority of the second half but couldn’t quite get any closer as Crawford County was victorious 68-56.
Macie Zink (18) and Faith Zazzetti both scored in double-figures for Forest Park while Addy Simpson (21) and Treasure Nickelson (18) led Crawford County.
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