December 2021 Canton and Highland Basketball Events
The week of December 13 Highland played three games and won all three. On December 13 Highland defeated Scotland County 73-63. Alex Meyer scored 27 points, Cameron Bringer added 15, Drew Mallett 14, and Robert Goehl with 12 points.
Senior Night was held at Highland Dec. 17. . Highland defeated Bowling Green by a score of 72-69. Alex Meyer led the Cougars with 32 points. Drew Mallett added 17 points and Cameron Bringer 12.
The next morning on December 18, Highland played at JWCC at the Rumble on the River against Rushville-Industry and won 61-36. Drew Mallett had 18 points. Alex Meyer added 15 and Cameron Bringer added 14.
The Cougars were scheduled to travel to Knox County on Dec. 20 to play their last game before Christmas.
The Highland Junior High Eighth grade team finished the season undefeated with a 15-0 record, winning the Clark Co Tournament and the Mark Twain Tournament. The seventh grade team finished 12-1, winning the Highland Tournament, and receiving second place in the Marion Co Tournament. “Thirteen girls competed in basketball for Highland Jr. High Lady Cougars, and all thirteen made valuable contributions to the success of the teams. They were a fun team to watch on the court with their pressure defense, and fast paced offense.”
Team members were as follows: Seventh grade - #3 Keera Rothweiler, #5 Emma Berry, #11 Josie Murphy, #20 Tegan Parrish, #31 Hannah Ritterbusch, and #50 Savannah Bowen. Eighth grade - #1 Chevie Sharpe, #10 Catherine Darnell, #12 Addy Abell, #21 Ava Geisendorfer, #22 Abby Lay, #34 Bailie Crist, and #55 Michaela Schnitzer. Managers were Kori Rossmiller, Manda Jennings, Morgan Crist, Eva Logsdon, and Isabella Hamlin. Coaches were Meleia Niemann and Vic Schroeder.
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