Seventh grade Pacers claim SCIT title

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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.