Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Breaking News


January 20, 2013

Duo leads Bruins to victory

LIZTON — LIZTON — Saturday was a special night for two Tri-West Bruins.

One continued to embrace his new role with success and the second celebrated his 18th birthday.

Sophomore Trevor Waite scored a game-high 22 points and junior Austin Lynn, the birthday boy, added 20 points off the bench to lead the Bruins to a 67-44 over South Putnam. Defensively, the Bruins (6-6) limited the Eagles to 28 percent shooting and forced 21 turnovers. Tri-West mixed up its full court and half court defense to keep South Putnam (5-7) off balance.

“One of our strengths as a team is we are extremely deep,” Tri-West coach Adam Bontreger said. “We have a lot of guys we can throw in. We’ve really been working as a coaching staff of developing some roles for our players. With South Putnam coming into our place we really wanted to set the tone with our pressure and, really, our guys got after it with a lot of effort.”

Offensively, Tri-West shot 45 percent from the field and turned the ball over only nine times.

Waite paced the Bruins on both ends of the floor. He played tough defense, rebounded, got to the foul line, and scored as well.

The Tri-West coaching staff decided against Speedway last Friday to play Waite off the ball more and have him not handle the point guard duties. That change resulted in a career-high 30 points in a 74-52 win over Speedway and 22 points in Saturday’s victory.

“Instead of taking it up and passing it off the top, I’ve been able to drive more off the wings,” Waite said.

Waite has played point guard his entire life but the switch to shooting guard has been a smooth transition through two games.

“He’s the type of player that every coach would like to coach because he always works hard, he always has a good attitude, and when he makes a mistake he tries to do the right thing,” he said. “I’m real proud of him for tonight’s effort and last night’s as well.”

Text Only
  • Brownsburg Little Leaguers advance

    With a victory and some help on Monday, Brownsburg advanced to Tuesday’s quarterfinal round of the District 8 Little League tournament at the Al and Jan Barker Sports Complex.

    July 21, 2014

  • 10101638.jpg Miller signs with Diamondbacks

    It would be difficult to conceive a better six-week stretch for former Avon standout Jared Miller.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • medAl___Jan_Barker_Sports_Complex_Logo.jpg Plainfield set to host Little League tourney

    Plainfield will be Indiana’s youth baseball Mecca through next Wednesday, as it hosts 14 teams with dreams of reaching Williamsport, Pa. for the Little League World Series.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-16 spt all-star pic-1.jpg County quartet headed to all-star game

    Three Hendricks County athletes and one manager will close out their high school careers at Friday’s Grange Insurance Indiana North-South All-Star Classic at North Central High School.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-16 spt bb all star pic-1.jpg South sweeps North All-Stars

    Brownsburg’s Tyler Houston and Avon’s Khristian Reynolds and Chandler Sanburn represented Hendricks County baseball teams in this year’s North/South All-Star game.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-16 spt state bb pic-1.jpg Brownsburg's 12U team heads to state

    With a bid to the state tournament on the line, the Brownsburg 12U baseball team came through when it needed to most.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-9 spt rodgers pic-1.jpg Canada next for Rodgers after Deere disappointment

    After tying for 15th with four rounds in the 60s as an amateur in 2013, Patrick Rodgers had high hopes as he returned to the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Ill., last week.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • WSF 7-15 spt nhdro pic-1.jpg Motorcycles sizzle at Lucas Oil Raceway

    BROWNSBURG — Two-wheeled speed took over the drag strip at Lucas Oil Raceway over the weekend, as the No Hatin’ Drag Racing Organization (NHDRO) motorcycles competed in the three-day Mid Season Sizzle, concluding with finals held Sunday afternoon.

    July 15, 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

  • Sports Briefs

    Sports briefs from around the area.

    July 15, 2014

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

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
Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Obama Offers Condolences at Dutch Embassy Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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