Three Pointers: Southridge gearing up for semi-stateMarch 16, 2021
By Herald Staff
Southridge has punched its ticket to semi-state. Here’s a glance at the Raiders.
Opponent: Versus Parke Heritage at Washington, Saturday, 4:30 p.m.
Last Meeting: Never
Southridge clinched its first regional championship since 1986 on Saturday evening. Thirty-five years ago, the Raiders earned a 59-46 win over Loogootee in the regional championship.
The Raiders’ defense continued to shine at Memorial Gym. Southridge held Paoli to just 35 points on Saturday morning, then limited Southwestern to 48 points in the regional championship. The Raiders have allowed 45.3 points per game this season.
Raiders senior Colson Montgomery averaged a sublime 28.5 points per game over Saturday’s two contests. Montgomery notched a game-high 27 points against Paoli and led the Raiders with 30 points against Southwestern. The senior has helped Southridge capture six consecutive victories.
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