Southridge, Heritage Hills pick up PAC wins

Colson Montgomery

From Herald Staff Reports

You might've missed some of the action on the hardwood Friday night. Don't worry, the Dubois County Herald has got you covered.

Prep boys basketball

Southridge 55, Tecumseh 39: The Raiders (7-6, 2-0) climbed above .500 on Friday night with their second consecutive win. They took down Pocket Athletic Conference rival Tecumseh on the road. Southridge nailed five shots from downtown. Four of them came from junior Colson Montgomery, who led the way with 24 points. Montgomery was the only Raider in double figures, but junior Sam Sermersheim and senior Austin Kaeck has eight points each. Sophomore Carter Whitehead and senior Garrett Voegerl both contributed seven points.

Southridge will be back at it today at Northeast Dubois. The Raiders won last year's matchup, 49-35

Heritage Hills 70, Gibson Southern 35: Make that two consecutive wins for the Patriots (7-3, 2-0). Heritage Hills visited the PAC rival Titans and produced three players in double-digit scoring. Senior Murray Becher had 10 field goals and totaled 23 points. Junior Blake Sisley ended up with 19 points, while senior Cole Sigler posted 10. Becher eclipsed the 1,400 point plateau, and Sigler scored his 300th point.

Murray Becher

The Pats connected for six 3-pointers in the game, with Sigler, fellow senior Simon Scherry and junior Jake Johnson banking two each. Heritage Hills turns right back around today to host non-conference opponent Washington. The Hatchets handed the Pats their only regular season defeat last year, 74-57. Four of the Pats' next five games after today will be against PAC teams.

South Knox 39, Northeast Dubois 38: The Jeeps (6-4, 2-1) just missed out on improving to 3-0 in Blue Chip Conference play, losing by one. Senior Reece Bauer scored a game-high 14 points despite the loss. Junior Nick Lueken 10 points.

South Knox went on a 17-9 edge in the final quarter of play. The Jeeps held a 29-22 lead after three quarters. Northeast Dubois made just one 3-pointer and went 9-of-17 at the free throw line. The Jeeps have not beaten South Knox since Jan. 4, 2013. They've now dropped seven straight against the Spartans following Friday's loss.


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