Multiple Teams · JH Girls Defeat Elwood


The junior high girls basketball teams traveled to Elwood last night and picked up 2 wins.

The 8th graders beat Elwood 57-16 to win their third game of the season already matching their win total from a year ago. The Lady Bruins had a balanced attack in a dominating win. Jaycie Sones led all scorers with 16 points.

Other highlights:
Jaycie Sones: 16 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists
Helen Whitesell: 12 points, 6 rebounds. and 4 assists
Jeni Rogers: 12 points, 6 steals, 4 assists, and 2 rebounds.
Grace Simmons: 2 points, 8 rebounds, 7 steals, and 6 assists.
Chloe Christman: 5 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 assist, 1 block
Alexa Hurd: 4 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals
Avery Kabrich: 6 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal

The 7th graders defeated Elwood 36-26. Blackford lead throughout the game jumping out to a 12-7 lead after the first quarter. The Bruins went into halftime up 26-7 behind Madison Merkel’s 12 first half points. The Lady Bruins battled through adversity in the second half to emerge with a ten point lead. Kiley Eppard scored 8 points to lead the Bruins.

Game stats:
Kiley Eppard: 8 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists
Macy Cagle: 6 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals
Faith Maloney: 2 points, 9 rebounds
Sissy McNeal: 4 points, 5 steals
Kalynn Funkhouser: 1 rebound, 2 steals
Josie Oswalt: 6 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals
Madison Merkel: 12 points, 7 rebounds
Katie Apperson: 1 rebound
Cassie Mounsey: 2 steals, 1 assist

The Lady Bruins are back in action at home Thursday night against Southern Wells. The 7th grade game will tip off at 5:30pm.