The Washington Times-Herald

Local Sports

December 18, 2013

Vikings pick up Blue Chip win over North Knox

BICKNELL — Barr-Reeve Coach Bryan Hughes knows that in order to play big basketball games, sometimes work has to be done ahead of time. Although many experts might have predicted an easy Viking victory, North Knox (1-4) had other ideas in Bicknell on Tuesday night. It ended up being more difficult than many expected, but Barr-Reeve moved to 3-0 on the young season with a 58-40 victory.

For the second consecutive game, unforced turnovers were an issue for the Vikings, but didn’t prevent a 10-8 Barr-Reeve lead after one quarter.

North Knox kept things interesting in the second quarter as Jordan Meurer and Christopher Gramman both connected from long distance to give the Warriors a brief 22-19 lead late in the quarter.

Barr-Reeve sophomore Logan James came to the rescue for the Vikings, as he notched eight of his 11 points in the quarter as the Vikings ended the half on a quick 7-0 run to head to the locker room up 26-22.

Any further chance of a North Knox upset were quickly gone at the outset of the third quarter.

Quick buckets from Duncan Roy, Micah Bullock, and Addison Wagler allowed the Vikes to open the quarter on a 15-2 run and a 41-24 lead. The Vikings eventually stretched the lead to 20 heading to fourth quarter action.

The Vikings spread the floor in the fourth quarter, and were content to burn clock and take wide open shots on their way to a 58-40 victory.

Bullock led the Viking attack with 14 points.

He was followed by Wagler with 13, James added 11, Chris Wittmer chipped in nine, and Duncan Roy finished with seven.

The Viking junior varsity team also improved to 3-0 on the season with a 57-22 victory over the Warriors.

Both Viking teams return to action on Friday night at Shoals.

Action tips off at 6 p.m.

 

 

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • Hatchets drop opener to Boonville Washington coach Kelly Brashear got the first look at the present and future of his football program Friday night at Hatchet Hollow. And while the present struggled against a veteran Boonville squad on a hot and humid opening night, the future the pr

    August 23, 2014

  • SPT - WT082314 - ND01 - KFO Cougars, Bays topple Tecumseh in last second victory

    ELNORA — It wasn't quite the debut North Daviess was looking for in the start to the football season, but it still counts as a win. The Cougars (1-0) defeated Tecumseh 14-6 in a sloppy affair Friday night in Cougar Valley behind two fourth quarter t

    August 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Area volleyball teams ready to hit the court The volleyball season was at an all-time high a year ago in Southwestern Indiana, as Barr-Reeve captured the Class A state title — the program's first championship. Expect the 2014 season to be as hotly contested as ever with five schools vying for r

    August 22, 2014

  • SPT-WT-082214-TIMBER SHELTON PIC Hatchet boys finish second in four-team meet The Washington boys cross country team placed second in a four-team meet with Wood Memorial, Vincennes Lincoln and Northeast Dubois. The Washington girls team didn’t place due not having enough runners, but still had three runners finish in the top 1

    August 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT-WT-082214-JACOB OVERTON PIC WHS takes down B-R, 4-1 MONTGOMERY — The 2014 boys tennis season is still in its infancy, but getting to matchup against an opponent you’re familiar with is always a good barometer. Washington (2-0) defeated Barr-Reeve (1-2) 4-1 Thursday afternoon, thanks to of all three si

    August 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPT-WT-082114-ND TEAM PHOTO New look for the 2014 Cougars ELNORA — The North Daviess Cougar football team will have some big shoes to fill in 2014, and, none will be bigger than replacing the state’s leading rusher Colton Lengacher.However, in spite of Lengacher’s loss to graduation, most believe Coach Scot

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT-WT-082114-AMBER TAYLOR PIC WHS downs Pike Central, improves to 2-0 Another match and another win for the Washington volleyball team. The Hatchets (2-0) stayed undefeated by sweeping their opponent with ease. Washington dispatched Pike Central (25-16, 25-16, 25-15) just 24 hours after doing the same to Southridge.Was

    August 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • WC takes down Shoals 8-0 in season-opener SHOALS — On the opening night of the boys soccer season, Washington Catholic looked to be in mid-season form. The Cardinals defeated Shoals 8-0 behind hat trick’s from Blaine Fuhs and Ethan Wichman. “In the first half we played pretty well,” said Was

    August 20, 2014

  • Hatchets cruise to season-opening win A first impression is important in all walks of life, and sports is no different. Washington started the boys soccer season with a dominant performance against Princeton Tuesday night at the Sports Complex. The Hatchets’ 14-0 victory featured a swarm

    August 20, 2014

  • Hatchet preview pic Hatchets ready to rebuild The Washington Hatchets hope that in spite of small numbers, a new offense will help add some wins to the 2014 Hatchets.Washington went 1-9 last season, but added a win against North Knox and played well in the sectional against powerhouse Brownstown

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo