Seventh grade Pacers claim SCIT title


The Switzerland County Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team won the Switzerland County Invitational Tournament on Saturday.

In the opening game, the Pacers defeated Rising Sun by a final score of 35-20.

Riley Phagan led the Pacers with 16 points in the contest; while Ben Curran and Alex Herbert finished with six each. Dalton Wagner added four; and Doug Ray chipped in three.

The championship game saw Switzerland County defeat South Ripley by a score of 48-31.

Alex Herbert was the leading scorer in the championship tilt, knocking down 16 points; and Dalton Wagner was also in double figures, finishing with 14 points.

Ben Curran and Riley Phagan each finished with eight points; and Doug Ray added two points.

The team is coached by Larry Gault.