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Home of the Bull Dogs - where 37 state championships have been won!

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1 month ago by Pat McKee

Hot-shooting Bull Dogs knock off Perry Meridian 66-40 in boys basketball

                COLUMBUS, Ind. – Freshman Blake Barker scored 19 points and the Columbus North boys basketball team rode hot shooting Saturday (Jan. 20) to a 66-40 victory over Perry Meridian in Memorial Gym.

                Junior Lakeevan Whedon contributed 11 points, seven assists and four steals for the Bull Dogs, who improved to 7-6 overall and 2-2 in Conference Indiana games. Senior Bailey Hester chipped in nine points, while juniors Trenton Kelley and Patrick McKinley each scored eight points.

                Sophomore Brice Langford netted 13 points and junior Semaj Danley II tallied 10 points to pace the Falcons (2-10, 1-3).

                Columbus North jumped to a 21-5 lead at the first stop, then pushed its advantage to 36-15 at intermission. Perry Meridian made a slight run in the third quarter, but the hosts closed out the decision over the final eight minutes.

                For the game, the Bull Dogs hit 59 percent from the field (27-of-46) while limiting the visitors to just 37 percent accuracy (15-of-41). CN also connected on 47 percent from 3-point range (7-of-15), while PM converted just 20 percent from long distance (3-of-15).

                Columbus North also swept the sub-varsity contests.

                Junior Cameron Ziegler and sophomore Nicholas Schiavello each tossed in 16 points to lead the Bull Dogs to a 54-45 triumph in the JV game. Freshman Reese Harmon contributed 11 points and junior Riley Ables had five points for CN (10-0). Junior Alex Hooten scored 14 points and classmate Nate Mertz had nine points for the Falcons.

                In the freshman game, Preston Terrell scored 19 points to key Columbus North to a 48-44 victory. Trevor Wright, Austin Bode and Blake Stevens each added seven points, while Braden Taylor had six points for the Bull Dogs (9-2). Zach Douglas tallied 17 points to lead Perry Meridian. John Joyce chipped in 12 points and Dustin Sweazy had 10 points for the Falcons.

                Columbus North returns to action on Wednesday (Jan. 24) against Mooresville for a third try at a twice postponed tripleheader with the Pioneers. The JV game begins at 6 p.m. in Memorial Gym, while the freshman game will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Auxiliary Gym. The varsity game will follow the JV at about 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Gym.

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Varsity Game

                Perry Meridian (40) – Reggie McDonald 0-4 0-0 0, Jayden Taylor 2-8 2-2 7, Semaj Danley II 4-7 2-4 10, Gabe Patterson 3-9 0-0 8, Brice Langford 5-10 3-3 13, Nate Mertz 0-0 0-0 0, Mason Corsaro 0-0 0-0 0, Adam Taylor 0-2 0-0 0, Chris McDonald 1-1 0-0 2, Paul Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Chris Pendleton 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 15-41 7-9 40.

                Columbus North (66) – Blake Barker 6-10 3-3 19, Jaylen Flemmons 1-5 0-0 2, Bailey Hester 3-7 1-2 9, Lakeevan Whedon 5-6 0-0 11, Trenton Kelley 4-5 0-0 8, Ross Gill 1-1 0-0 2, Trey Vincent 3-6 0-0 6, Matt Boldrey 0-0 1-2 1, Nicholas Schiavello 0-0 0-0 0, Drew Wilson 0-0 0-0 0, Patrick McKinley 4-6 0-1 8. Totals: 27-46 5-8 66.

Perry Meridian ………….   5 10 16   9 – 40

Columbus North ……….. 21 15 15 15 – 66

                3-points shooting: Perry Meridian 3-15 (Patterson 2-5, J. Taylor 1-5, Danley 0-1, A. Taylor 0-1, R. McDonald 0-3), CN 7-15 (Barker 4-8, Hester 2-4, Whedon 1-2, Vincent 0-1).

                Rebounds: Perry Meridian 23 (Danley 5), CN 22 (Barker 4).

                Assists: Perry Meridian 5 (Jones 3), CN 18 (Whedon 7).

                Turnovers: Perry Meridian 15 (J. Taylor 4), CN 9 (Whedon 3).

                Blocks: Perry Meridian 3 (Langford 2, J. Taylor 1), CN 3 (Flemmons 3).

                Steals: Perry Meridian 4 (Patterson 2), CN 9 (Whedon 4, Hester 3).

                Total fouls: Perry Meridian 14, CN 8.

                Fouled out: None.

                Technical fouls: None.

JV Game

                Perry Meridian (45) – Mason Corsaro 3-3 0-0 7, Paul Jones 0-1 1-2 1, Chris McDonald 0-2 0-0 0, Nate Mertz 3-5 0-0 9, Noah Pendleton 2-4 1-2 5, Mitchell Schubert 2-3 1-2 5, Payton Kistler 0-2 2-4 2, Johan Staats 0-3 0-0 0, Dylan Parrish 1-1 0-0 2, Alex Hooten 5-7 0-0 14. Totals: 16-31 5-10 45.

                Columbus North (54) – Cameron Ziegler 6-6 0-0 16, Riley Ables 1-3 3-6 5, Reese Harmon 4-6 2-2 11, Nicholas Schiavello 6-11 4-5 16, Casper Clark 1-5 0-0 2, Will King 0-0 0-0 0, Cameron Wischmeyer 1-3 0-0 2, Blake King 0-4 2-2 2. Totals: 19-38 11-15 54.

Perry Meridian ………….   1 19   8 17 – 45

Columbus North ……….. 16 15   8 15 – 54

                3-points shooting: Perry Meridian 8-14 (Hooten 4-5, Mertz 3-5, Corsaro 1-1, Schubert 0-1, Kistler 0-1, Staats 0-1), CN 5-9 (Ziegler 4-4, Harmon 1-1, Schiavello 0-1, B. King 0-3).

                Rebounds: Perry Meridian 19 (Pendleton 4), CN 20 (Schiavello 7).

                Assists: Perry Meridian 10 (Staats 4), CN 7 (Wischmeyer 2, Schiavello 2).

                Turnovers: Perry Meridian 17 (Corsaro 3, Kistler 3), CN 10 (Ziegler 4).

                Blocks: Perry Meridian 0, CN 2 (Clark 2).

                Steals: Perry Meridian 3 (Schubert 1, Staats 1, Mertz 1), CN 9 (Schiavello 3, Ables 2).

                Total fouls: Perry Meridian 15, CN 11.

                Fouled out: None.

                Technical fouls: None.

Freshman Game

                Perry Meridian (44) – Dawson Hall 0 2-2 2, Evan Taylor 0 0-0 0, Zach Douglas 6 2-2 17, Dustin Sweazy 4 2-3 10, John Joyce 4 1-2 12, John Walton 1 0-0 3, David Korvah 0 0-0 0. Totals: 15 7-9 44.

                Columbus North (48) – Blake Stevens 0 7-8 7, Max Wilson 0 0-0 0, Jacob Bailey 1 0-0 2, Luke Golding 0 0-0 0, Preston Terrell 8 3-8 19, Trevor Wright 3 0-0 7, Braden Taylor 3 0-0 6, Austin Bode 2 3-3 7. Totals: 17 13-19 48.

Perry Meridian …………. 10   4 10 20 – 44

Columbus North ……….. 17 11   8 12 – 48

                3-points goals: Perry Meridian 7 (Douglas 3, Joyce 3, Walton 1), CN 1 (Wright 1).

                Total fouls: Perry Meridian 16, CN 14.

                Fouled out: None.

                Technical fouls: None.

 

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