��� Columbus North boys basketball beats Lawrence Central 83-75 | Columbus North High School Boys' Basketball | iHigh.com

This Week In Sports

Live Games (Video)

Bull Dog Bulletin

Athletic Training

Important Forms

A.D.'s Corner

Bull Dog Booster Club

FALL SPORTS

WINTER SPORTS

SPRING SPORTS

Other Helpful Sites


Home » Boys' Basketball News

Columbus North boys basketball beats Lawrence Central 83-75

January 12, 2014
Columbus North High School



    INDIANAPOLIS -- Junior Josh Speidel poured in 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds Friday night (Jan. 10), leading the Columbus North boys basketball team past Lawrence Central 83-75.
    Seniors Evan Henry and Elliott Welmer each added 18 points for the Class 4A No. 6 Bull Dogs (10-2), who used a 24-14 second-quarter surge to take a 38-28 advantage at the half. 
    CN, which broke the Lawrence Central press to take the lead, pushed the margin to as many as 20 points in the second half. However, the Bears cut their deficit to just four at 73-69 with 1:23 to go on a 3-pointer by Mekhi Biffle.
    Columbus North steadied itself from their and pulled out the eight-point decision.
    Senior Christian Glass and junior Trent Larson each chipped in seven points in support of Speidel, Henry and Welmer for the Bull Dogs.
    Biffle paced the Bears (4-4) with 23 points. Kyle Guy contributed 21 points, and Abdul McGraw had 15 points.
    Columbus North won both sub-varsity games.
    Junior Devin Mann and sophomore Cameron Fathauer each scored 10 points as the Bull Dogs' JV edged the Bears 38-36. Junior Marquis Humes added seven points and sophomore Mitchell Kelley had six points. Daveon Bell, Mario Nalls and Marty Clayton netted eight points apiece to pace LC.
    In the freshman game, Alex King tallied 12 points and Nathan VanDeventer had nine as Columbus North prevailed 37-23. Gary Gillard tallied eight points and Jawuan Booker-Howard had seven points for the Bears.
    Columbus North (10-2) returns to action at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 11) when it hosts Jennings County (6-3) in Memorial Gym.
 
GAME SUMMARIES
At Lawrence Central
 
Varsity Game
    Columbus North (83) -- Kooper Glick 2 1-4 5, Evan Henry 4 8-8 18, Trent Larson 2 1-2 7, Josh Speidel 11 6-10 28, Elliott Welmer 5 8-8 18, Christian Glass 1 4-4 7, Nick Littrell 0 0-2 0. Totals: 25 28-38 83.
    Lawrence Central (75) -- Abdul McGraw 6 3-6 15, Mekhi Biffle 6 7-8 23, Devin Heath-Granger 1 2-2 4, Nash Griffin 1 0-0 2, Kyle Guy 8 3-6 21, James Wimberly 1 0-0 2, Chris King 3 0-1 7, Glen Colvin 0 0-0 0, Jeff Powell 0 0-0 0, Jeremy Patton 0 1-2 1, Marquez Winston 0 0-0 0. Totals: 26 16-26 75.
Columbus North ............... 14 24 21 24 -- 83
Lawrence Central ............. 14 14 21 26 -- 75
    3-point goals: CN 5 (Henry 2, Larson 2, Glass 1), Lawrence Central 7 (Biffle 4, Guy 2, King 1).
    Total fouls: CN 20, Lawrence Central 28.
    Fouled out: King.
    Technical fouls: None.
 
JV Game
    Columbus North (38) -- Vince Grana 1 1-2 3, Cameron Fathauer 4 2-3 10, Devin Mann 4 1-2 10, Mitchell Kelley 3 0-0 6, Marquis Humes 3 1-2 7, Alex Algee 0 0-0 0, Payton Kelsay 1 0-0 2. Totals: 16 5-9 38.
    Lawrence Central (36) -- Daveon Bell 3 0-0 8, DaShon Wells 1 0-0 2, Marty Clayton 3 0-0 8, Eric Ross 1 0-0 2, Zach Dunagin 0 0-0 0, Marlon Sam 2 0-0 4, Mario Nalls 4 0-0 8, C.J. Ragonesi 0 0-0 0, Marc-Anthony Owens 2 0-0 4. Totals: 16 0-0 36.
Columbus North ............... 7 11 11  9 -- 38
Lawrence Central ............. 8   7   9 12 -- 36
    3-point goals: CN 1 (Mann 1), Lawrence Central 4 (Bell 2, Clayton 2).
    Total fouls: CN 4, Lawrence Central 12.
    Fouled out: None.
    Technical fouls: None.
 
Freshman Game
    Columbus North (37) -- Wade Rankin 0 0-0 0, Zach Green 0 4-4 4, Peyton Russell 1 0-0 3, Nathan VanDeventer 3 2-4 9, Spencer Fairbanks 1 0-0 2, Grant Byers 1 2-2 5, Triston Perry 0 0-0 0, Alex King 5 0-0 12, Ethan Mitchell 0 0-0 0, Stephon Peters-Smith 1 0-5 2. Totals: 12 8-15 37.
    Lawrence Central (23) -- Jawuan Booker-Howard 2 3-4 7, Luke Scales 0 0-0 0, Liam McGuire 0 0-0 0, Daysaun Webster 0 0-0 0, Jamison White 2 0-0 4, Chris Bowers 0 0-0 0, Chandler Bussey 1 0-0 2, Ivory Roach 1 0-0 2, Tyree Gomes 0 0-0 0, Jordan Willis 0 0-0 0, Gary Gillard 4 0-0 8. Totals: 10 3-4 23.
Columbus North ............... 13 17  1  6 -- 37
Lawrence Central .............    5   6  8  4 -- 23
    3-point goals: CN 5 (King 2, Russell 1, VanDeventer 1, Byers 1), Lawrence Central 0.
    Total fouls: CN 5, Lawrence Central 14
    Fouled out: None.
    Technical fouls: None.
 
 

Tags Columbus North High School • Publisher
Rate This Article
Thanks for rating this article!
Share This Article  
Facebook
Google

Announcements


Partner