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Hoosier Heritage Conference releases weekly report

- Staff Report

The Hoosier Heritage Conference released its weekly report for basketball on Tuesday. 

Girls Players of the Week

Dec. 17-22: Cameron Tabor, New Castle

Tabor had 26 points against University and followed with 21 against Shenandoah.

Dec. 24-29: Katie Herron, New Palestine

Herron had 25 points and 20 boards in two games, including 11/13 against Noblesville.

News and Notes

The outright HHC title will be on the line for New Palestine Friday night as the Dragons travel to Pendleton Heights. NP has already clinched a piece of the title but can win its first-ever outright title with a victory over PH. NP last won an HHC title in 1994, the conference’s first year. With one loss, Mt. Vernon remains in contention.

• There was just one HHC game over the holiday break, with Yorktown beating Shelbyville 58-29 Saturday. Elizabeth Reece scored 30 points for the Tigers. She broke Yorktown’s school record with eight 3-pointers. Shelbyville’s Olivia Byrd is fourth in the conference in assists at 3.5 per game. 

• Lots of holiday tourbament action over the break. New Palestine won its own invitational with wins over Greensburg and Noblesville. Leah Seib had 22 total points and Katie Herron 25 for the Dragons.

• Mt. Vernon went 2-1 at the Twin Lakes Invitational to finish third. Sydnee Perry had 12 in a win over Valpo. Greenfield-Central was second at the Franklin tournament. Delta was third at South Adams, with Brooklyn Matheny scoring 18 points in the Eagles’ win over Eastside.

• Last week, Pendleton Heights finished third in the Madison County Tournament. Kailyn Graham averaged 14 ppg.

• New Palestine is ranked No. 15 in the IBCA single-class poll this week.

• Yorktown will host Delta in the Delaware County Tournament first round Tuesday. Dec. 31-Jan. 5: Elizabeth Reece, Yorktown Reece scored 30 points in the Tigers’ HHC victory over Shelbyville, hitting 8 triples.