Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Sports

December 4, 2013

Orioles fall to Tigers

AVON — Despite 12 points and seven rebounds from Lexi Short, the Avon girls’ basketball team fell to visiting Fishers 61-27 Saturday.

“This is part of the growing process,” Avon coach David Cupp said. “There were times in the game where (Fishers) just played harder. We need to work harder to make up for a lack of experience.”

Fishers (3-2) got off to a hot start, beginning the game on a 15-4 run. Avon (0-4) scored the next four points coming out of a timeout, but still trailed 19-8 after the first quarter.

The Tigers also came out strong in the second, starting the quarter on a 14-2 run and stretched their advantage to a 36-12 lead going into halftime.

The Orioles struggled with the defensive pressure and intensity from the Tigers through much of the game.

“We don’t have a lot of confidence and not a lot of belief that we can handle the ball,” Cupp said. “Ball handling is something that we work on a lot in practice and take pride in.”

An 11-3 run by Fishers coming out of the half put the game out of reach and the Tigers cruised to victory.

“We are very pleased with the win,” Fishers coach Michael Gaines said. “Today was the best consistent effort that we have had and a great team win.”

Cupp was enthusiastic with the offensive output of Short, despite seeing a great deal of defensive attention from Fishers.

“I’m always pleased with Lexi’s effort,” Cupp said. “The growth that she’s shown in a year is phenomenal. She didn’t even start on JV a year ago to now being our best player. That’s not easy. She’s a great kid and a dream player to coach.”

Along with Short, Carly Froderman, Megan Hunt and Raenah Bailey each chipped in three points.

Text Only
Sports
  • HCF 7-12 spt golf pic-1.jpg County golfers come up short at Indiana Open

    Former Brownsburg High School golfing brothers Andy and Austin Winings never had a chance to play together during their high school careers as Andy graduated in 2005 and Austin finished up in '12.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-12 spt langdon pic-1.jpg NHRA's Langdon coming on at right time

    Defending 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel Drag Racing Series champion Shawn Langdon is off to a good start in 2014.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-12 spt rugby pic-1.jpg Achieving the Dream

    More times than not, being a sports specialist is often viewed with negativity. Brownburg’s Trevor Rothhaas sees it differently.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • NHRA090912-479.jpg Local racer sees success surrounded by family

    When it comes to racing, the last name Hines is universal, not just domestically, but also worldwide.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sports Briefs

    Check in here for sports activites and sign-ups around the county and surrounding area.

    July 11, 2014

  • T. Lindley.jpg U.S. loss on World Cup pitch was a win back home

    The 2014 World Cup is over for America.
    The United States was knocked out in the Round of 16 by Belgium, 2-1, in a match with extra time that was intoxicating and crushing.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-12 spt nhra pic-1.jpg Venturini Motorsports tests at LOR

    Venturini Motorsports made good use of its proximity to last Sunday’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race at Winchester Speedway, testing four drivers at Lucas Oil Raceway.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-9 spt rodgers pic-1.jpg Rodgers heads into John Deere Classic

    Following last week's Greenbrier Classic, where Avon’s Patrick Rodgers finished tied for 45th, the newly turned pro now heads to a familiar course this weekend, the TPC Deere Run. Rodgers returns to the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Ill. where last year the 21-year-old finished 15th, and it comes on the heels of his best professional finish thus far.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Danville dominates Greencastle, 68-31

    DANVILLE — After dispatching Greencastle Friday night, the Danville boys’ basketball team upped its record to 8-1 on the year.

    January 8, 2014

  • 561b706a-ddb0-4558-8b58-af4926deb761.jpg Avon takes second at Disney Duals

    Both Avon and Brownsburg recently took wrestling teams to the highly competitive Disney Duals in Orlando, Fla.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Hendricks County Marquee
Email News Sign Up
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

Has the rash of shootings in Indianapolis made you reconsider attending an event or patronizing a business there? Yes, it's out of control No, it's no more dangerous than anywhere else

     View Results
AP Video
Joy Fills Streets of Cleveland As LeBron Returns Proposed Bill to Regulate NY Costumed Characters WH: LeBron's Move a 'Powerful Statement' Ana Ortiz on 'Devious Maids' Finale CDC Addresses Lab Safety Problems Texas Shooting Suspect Collapses in Court Death Toll Tops 100 As Israel Offense Continues LeBron James Says He's Returning to Cavaliers Man Flees Police in World Cup Scalping Scheme Robot Writes Jewish Torah Scroll Raw: Israel, Gaza Exchange Rocket Fire More Immigrants Detained Along Rio Grande World Cup Final Pits Argentina Against Germany Police: Prostitute Linked to 2nd Death Thousands Attend NYC Firefighter's Funeral Art of Haitian Machete Fighting Revived Raw: Australia Hosts Annual Beer Can Regatta Mass. Mayor: Families Lost Everything in Fire Fans Dying to Be Near Jazz Greats Robots Gearing Up for Their Own 'World Cup'
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Must Read