Local sports roundup – November 28

Girls basketball

Seymour finishes strong to remain undefeated


With the game tied at 34 through three quarters, Seymour’s girls basketball team finished strong Friday night on the road in defeating Rushville 54-47.

The host Lions led 41-38 with 4:10 remaining in the game when Seymour went on a 7-0 run and maintained the lead.

The Owls were a solid 11 of 14 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter to help them seal the game and improve to 7-0 on the season.

Rushville managed leads of 8-7 through one quarter and 24-20 at halftime. Seymour then opened the second half on a 14-2 run, capped with Morgan Ritz’s second 3-pointer of the third quarter to make it 34-26.

Following a timeout, Rushville scored the final eight points of the third for a tie game going into the fourth.

Maci Lubker’s only 3-pointer of the game with 3:50 to go made it a 41-all game. A basket inside by Kayla Griffin and a layup by Lindsey Hume helped push the Owls on top for good.

Lubker and Mikayla Fee each scored 13 points for Seymour, and Fee made it a double-double with 10 rebounds. Griffin added 10 points before fouling out in the fourth quarter, and Ritz scored nine.

Allie Smith led Rushville (1-6) with a game-high 18 points, and Kaitlyn Howe scored eight of her 10 points from the free-throw line.