Robert Thomas Orrill- Mississinewa Streak...

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Robert Thomas Orrill- Mississinewa Streak... - Winamac 191, 206, Pos- 211, Mississinewa Streak...
Winamac 191, 206, Pos- 211, Mississinewa Streak Halted By Bluff ton INDIANAPOLIS '(UP -- Indiana's Indiana's major high school basketball final heavy remarkably well, the balance sheet '·howec today, today, leavinj small-to-vn power Mississinewa the No. 1 CL. ualty. Seven -fro it-runners ir this clubs withstood ttie pre-holiday assault sixth also . the North Side , straight reversal. Also upstate, Elkhart beat Logansport, Logansport, 72-57, and Michigan City rolled over Hammond Tech, 79-59. Two tip-ins by Jim Rody gav« Peru a 60-59 win at Auburn Richard Richard Horton's 30 points led T ipton week's United Press coaches poll to . a 61-59 decision at Frankfort, in action added to their laurels. Greencastle, beaten only by The othe were idle. ] Gerstmeyer, won' its eighth at But Bluff-ton's 60-56 conquest of j Clinton, 69-46. Aurora stayed un- a 77-72 Southeastern victory over tough Mississinewa, snapping the losers' 7-game string, put s. damper on next week's Lafayttt. tourney, which was "supposed" to feature 2 unbeaten quintets--top-ranking South Bend Central and Missis- sinewa, one of 3. perfect-record ter-ms last season. The South Benders ran their beaten with Conference. Madison, canned 33 got 17. Bill Slayback hit 26 in Aurora's fifti decision. whose points Jack Water 1 ; and Bob Orrill Evansville Reitz ington, 63-59, and un-|feated Vincennes, downed Wash- Princeton de- 49-41, in t h « beaten streak to 7, waltzing over Southern Conference. French Lick, East Chicago Washington, 86-53. off to a 20-6 first-period Irad, up- The brother act of John and Syl-|set Scottsburg, 55-48. vester Coalmen wrecked the Sen-j ators with 25 and 29 points, respectively. respectively. Bluffton, beaten three turned back the Indians times, on the strength of Ted Wasson's uG-point spree. It was the Grant C o u n y j power's first regular season loss! since February, 1955. 452, B. High School Scores ! Indianapolis Attucks 68 Kokomo .il ! Indianapolis Ripple 77 Indianapolis Indianapolis Sacred Heart 43 Indianapolis Shortridge 58 Hammond Hammond Morton 57 o v e r t i m 1 Indianapolis Manual 66 New Al- I bany 63 Ehvood was another top cas- Indianapolis Cathedral 62 Indian- ualty--but either the Panthers o r j apo ijs Washington 60 victorious Hartford City had t o j Indianapolis Wood 71 Charlottes- slip from the unbeaten ranks in] ville 66 their Central Conference head-lgouthport B" Rushville 51 liner. Hartford City, ranked 7th| Seymour 68 Connersville 55 stEte-wide, made it 10 in a wv ] Columbus 75 Martinsville 51 with a hard fought 67-60 win. The M u n c j e Central 70 Anderson 62 Airedales, with three players h i t - , M a r i 0 n 88 Fort Wayne Central 79 ting in double figures, took a com-! N e w Castle 74 Greensburg 51 manding 53-39 third-period lead: French Lick 55 Scottsburg 43 and stayed in front. Scoring hon- j ors, however, went to Elwood's Darrel McQuitty with 19. ! Terre Haute Gerstmeyer, t h e ! No. 2 outfit, jolted Jeffersonville, for its ninth w i n , 69-45. Muncie Central, in third place, won its North Central Conference test at Anderson, 70-62. losers' Norm Delph markers. Big Ted Sterrett conn-! tered with 26 for the Bearcats, un- [ beaten in 7 starts. Once-beaten \ Gary Roosevelt, rated fourth, i routed Griffith, 59-39, for its sixth straight. j Sixth-rated Marion had the b a l - j ance to turn back a gooH Fort | Wayne Central club, 88-79, while j ninth-placed state champ I n d i a n - i apolis Attucks won its fifth game! A u r o r a 77 Madison 72 Princeton 49 Vincennes 41 Evansville Reitz 68 Washington 59 Batesville 48 Lawrenceburg 45 Paoli 59 Salem 52 Greencastle 69 Clinton 46 Terre Haute Gerstmeyer 69 Jef- s fersonville 45 Terre Haute Wiley 64 Schulte 3.5 Sullivan 56 Linton 4fl Brazil 62 Rockville 36 Bicknell 74 Bruceville 73 Bloomfield 63 Worthington 39 Sheridan' 53 Lapel 41 Bluffton 60 Mississinewa 46 Garrett 72 Butler 63 Decatur Catholic Pleasant in 7 at Kokomo, 63-51. Albert Maxey paced the Tigers w'th 21 points. Kokomo, facing a disas- I trous year, swallowed its fifth I straight setback and fourth at i Huntmgton R. 187, home. Sotithport's Cardinals, with veteran veteran Jess Blackwell pumping in 25 points, trounced Rushville on the latter's floor, 67-51, to assume the South Central Conference lead with In a 4-0 mark, other SCC games, Columbus Sigler [ m a u l e d Martinsville, ^-31, and v May I Seymour dumped 68-55. j Greencastle Shows Power j Hammond, with a 3-0 record.; j was out in front in the West i |NIHSC. following its 55-41 con-j I quest of Gary Tolleston. The Wild' Wild' cats hit 8 straight points near t h e , close of the game, 6 of them by i Gene Donaldson, to ice the game, j In the East NIHSC, LaPorte [broke a 3-game losing streak to o t h - j whip Fort Wayne North, 57-46, j Mills 77 Kendallville 67 Ligonier 58 (overtime) (overtime) Hartford City 67 Elwood 60 Peru 60 Auburn 59 68 Muncie Burn's .58 Rochester 53 Culver 52 Tipton 61 Frankfort 59 LaPorte 57 Fort Wayne North 48 South Bend Central 86 East Chi-" cago Washington 53 Goshen 76 Warsaw 64 Elkhart 72 Logansport 57 South Bend St. Joseph 64 Fort Wayne Catholic 51 Hammond 55 Gary Tolleston 41 Gary Wallace 60 Gary Emerson 54 Michigan City 79 Hammond Tech 59 Gary Roosevelt 58 Griffith :)9 Lebanon 75 Franklin 68 North Vernon 68 V'evay 63 (overtime' (overtime' Mt, Vernon 59 Boonville 57 Evansville Mater Dei 65 Fort Branch 58 West Lafayette 5.1 Crawforcbvilla 51

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  1. Logansport Pharos-Tribune,
  2. 22 Dec 1956, Sat,
  3. Page 10

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