Indiana Junior girls win; boys lose
South Sides Ariana Simmons had three points, four rebounds and one assist for the Indiana Junior All-Stars in a 78-66 victory over the Kentucky Junior All-Stars Saturday at North Oldham High School in Goshen, Ky.
Taya Reimer of Hamilton Southeastern and Stephanie Mavunga of Brownsburg each posted double-doubles as the Indiana girls team completed a sweep of the first two-game Junior series between the states.
Reimer had a game-high 24 points and added 11 rebounds, and Mavunga contributed 15 points and game-high 12 rebounds.
Indiana overcame a 10-point halftime deficit. Indiana also got 14 points from Roncallis Bridget Perry and 10 from Winchesters Jill Morrison. Indiana held a 52-36 rebounding advantage.
Owensboro Catholics Becca Greenwell led Kentucky with 16 points. Whitney Hartlage of Louisville Mercy had 14 points and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers of Marion County scored 12.
In the boys game, New Havens V.J. Beachem had seven points, three rebounds and two assists in an 81-71 loss to Kentucky.
Zavier Turner of Pike scored 14 points to lead four Indiana boys in double figures in the second game, but Kentucky earned the split of the doubleheader. Devin Davis of Warren Central had 13 points and 13 rebounds. Zak Irvin of Hamilton Southeastern contributed 13 points, and Mike Crawford of Tipton scored 12 points for Indiana.
Kentucky had just five turnovers and went 12 for 14 from the foul line for the victory.
Dominique Hawkins of Madison Central scored 15, and LaVonne Holland of Louisville Ballard had 13 to lead Kentucky. Darryl Hicks of Louisville Trinity scored 12 , and Derek Willis of Bullitt East finished with 10 points and eight rebounds.