Shelbyville head coach John Hartnett 

Shelbyville beat Rushville 61-35 Wednesday in its season opener in Garrett Gym. 

Junior guard Ollie Sandman led the Golden Bears with 28 points. He scored 17 points in the second half. 

Sophomore point guard Luke Brinkman had 13 points, senior guard Jakob Heaton finished with 11 points and eight rebounds and senior guard Nolyn Smothers added seven points. Junior guard Thomas Macaluso grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds. 

Shelbyville (1-0) led 32-19 at halftime and 45-32 after the third quarter. 

Watch SHS head coach John Hartnett in the video below: 

Kris Mills is the sports editor of The Shelbyville News. Follow Kris on Twitter @KrisMills37.