March 21, 2002
Campus Bowl Squad Makes Big Strides In Conference Standings
With two big wins last week the Scotland County campus bowl team made a huge leap in the Tri-Rivers Conference standings, improving to 3-2 in league play.
The Tigers beat Milan 255-115 March 12 to improve to .500. The tone was set in the first period when SCR-I blanked Milan to pull ahead 60-0.
That advantage shrank to 40 points at halftime before another key run in the third period saw SCR-I outscore the Wildcats 80-10.
Ryan Hinds led a five-player scoring barrage with 100 points. Jennifer Crawford and Michael Lodewegen each had 30 points and John Grogan and Brian Dial both added 20 points.
The Tigers junior high team demolished Milan 335-150 in the early game. Lance Smith had 100 points while Julie Triplett added 70 points. Loren Billington, Jayson Brush and Michele Lodewegen each had 10 points.
Two days later the Tigers knocked off North Shelby in a pair of matches to continue the winning ways.
In the varsity match it was Scotland County 215, North Shelby 175. The Tigers built a 105-65 halftime lead before North Shelby rallied to tie the game at 135-135 at the end of the third period. SCR-I actually trailed 175-165 with five questions left before rallying for the victory.
Michael Lodewegen con-tributed 50 points in the winning cause. Hinds had 40 points while Crawford added 30 points.
In the junior high game Triplett and Smith combined for 150 points to lead the Tigers to a 255-120 victory. Keller pitched in with 20 points and Billington, Michele Lodewegen and Jessica Erwin each added 10 points.