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Caston basketball briefs: Scales scores 14, but Lady Comets fall to ranked Carroll in regular season

Rudicel tallies 13, but Pioneer avenges earlier loss to Caston boys


BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Girls basketball

Carroll (Flora) 55, Caston 37 (Friday): Isabel Scales led visiting Caston with 14 points in a loss to Class 2A, No. 10 Carroll (Flora) Friday.

Addison Zimpleman added seven points, Maddi Smith had six, and Abby Williamson and Jordan Clingler had five each.

Scales also had a team-high seven rebounds. Smith had two steals.

Alli Harness had 20, and Megan Wagner had 15 for the Lady Cougars.

Caston has not beaten Carroll since Dec. 13, 2002.

Carroll led 19-17 at halftime.

Caston finishes the regular season 15-6. They will play Pioneer in a Class 1A, Sectional 52 quarterfinal at Tri-County at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

CASTON (37) (15-6)

Isabel Scales 4 5-6 14, Addison Zimpleman 2 3-4 7, Bailey Harness 0 0-0 0, Maddi Smith 3 0-0 6, Jordan Clingler 1 3-4 5, Kinzie Mollenkopf 0 0-0 0, Layne Oliver 0 0-0 0, Brianna Yarber 0 0-0 0, Abby Williamson 2 0-0 5, Emma Kay 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 12 11-14 37

CARROLL (FLORA) (55) (18-3)

E. Johnson 1 0-0 3, Harness 7 3-4 20, Unger 1 0-2 2, Worl 1 0-2 2, Madison Wagner 1 0-0 2, L. Johnson 2 2-6 6, Tillman 0 0-0 0, Megan Wagner 5 3-3 15, Viney 2 0-0 5, O’Brien 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 20 8-17 55

Three-point field goals:

Caston 2 (Scales, Williamson),

Carroll 7 (Harness 3, Megan Wagner 2, E. Johnson, Viney)

Total fouls: Caston 14, Carroll 14

Turnovers: Caston 7, Carroll 5

Score by quarters

Caston 11 6 9 11 – 37

Carroll 8 11 17 19 – 55

Boys basketball

Pioneer 45, Caston 42 (Friday): Bryce Rudicel scored 13 points, but the Comets lost to host Pioneer in a Hoosier North game Friday.

Joey Spin added eight points, Kade Zeider had seven, and Cam Kline had six.

Caston led 24-22 at halftime.

Pioneer won despite making just 5 of 13 free throws.

Pioneer avenged a 50-32 loss to Caston at the Cass County Invitational on Dec. 2.

Caston has not beaten Pioneer on the road since Jan. 28, 2005.

Caston fell to 2-2 in conference play. Pioneer improved to 1-2.

The teams could meet again at the Tri-County sectional from March 2-6.

Caston will host Northfield at 3:30 p.m./5 p.m. (JV/Varsity) on Saturday. Pioneer will travel to Rossville at 1 p.m./2:30 p.m. (JV/Varsity) on Saturday.

CASTON (42) (5-8, 2-2)

Joey Spin 2 2-2 8, Kade Zeider 2 1-2 7, Bryce Rudicel 5 1-3 13, Jessie Rock-Wolf 2 0-0 4, Sam Smith 0 1-2 1, Cam Kline 2 0-0 6, Jake Paschen 1 0-0 3, Carter See 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 14 5-9 42

PIONEER (45) (4-8, 1-2)

Ezra Lewellen 3 1-5 7, Drew McKaig 2 1-2 7, Brock Robinson 0 0-1 0, Addai Lewellen 2 0-0 4, Hunter Klepinger 8 2-3 20, Jacob Zeigler 0 0-0 0, Gavin Clem 0 0-0 0, Christian Scott 2 1-2 5, Oscar Solano 1 0-0 2

TEAM: 18 5-13 45

Three-point field goals:

Caston 9 (Spin 2, Zeider 2, Rudicel 2, Kline 2, Paschen),

Pioneer 4 (McKaig 2, Klepinger 2)

Total fouls: Caston 17, Pioneer 11

Fouled out: Smith (CAS)

Turnovers: Caston 10, Pioneer 10

Score by quarters

Caston 12 12 9 9 – 42

Pioneer 13 9 12 11 – 45


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