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Indians Fall to Highland 57-37

By Herb Butler

The Indians took on the host Highland Cougars in the semifinal game on Wednesday, January 2. This game was one of Clark County’s games that nothing could come together.
In the opening quarter the Indians scored 11 points. Colt Sommers had 6, and Javis Vineyard had 5, while the Cougars pumped in 22.
The second quarter saw things not improving for the Indians, as all they could add to this score was 7 points to Highland’s 10, and trailed at the halftime, 18-32,.
In the third quarter it looked like Clark County was going to get back in the game, as they outscored Highland, 13-9, to cut the lead to 10 points, 41-31, after three quarters.
The fourth quarter saw the Indians go to the free throw line 9 times, but only made 2, and fell to the Cougars 16-6 in the quarter, and fell in the game 57-37.
Highland shot 5 free throws and made 3 while the Indians went to the line 19 times and made 5, (26%).
The Indians were led by Colt Sommers with 15 points, followed by Javis Vineyard with 11, Ethan Allen had 5, Brain Plenge added 3, Michael Brennan had 2, while Lynn Williams had 1.
The Indians took on Knox County Friday night for third place at 9:00 p.m.