Etherington, Zeller post big numbers in weekend games
Throughout the season, Inside the Hall will keep you posted on how 2011 signees Austin Etherington and Cody Zeller, IU’s seven verbal commitments and other notable prospects with interest in the Hoosiers, are performing at their respective schools.
You can send us stats or results for this report at [email protected]. Here’s our latest update:
+ Austin Etherington (Hamilton Heights): Twenty-two points and 11 rebounds in 76-58 win at Guerin Catholic on Dec. 4. (Etherington’s younger brother, sophomore Alex, scored 31.)
+ Cody Zeller (Washington): Thirty points (13-of-18 from the field), 13 rebounds and three blocks in a 54-53 upset loss at Evansville Central on Dec. 3. The Hatchets, led by 33 points from Zeller, bounced back with a comfortable 58-43 win at North Daviess on Dec. 4.
+ Michael Chandler (Lawrence North): Thirteen points in a 74-53 win at Terre Haute South on Dec. 3. 19 points in a 68-52 win over Marion on Dec. 4.
+ Hanner Perea (La Porte La Lumiere): Seven points in a 55-43 loss at Memphis White Station on Dec. 3 and eight points, six rebounds and two blocks against Findlay Prep on Dec. 4.
+ Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell (Park Tudor): Poured in a game-high 19 points in a 58-45 win over Roncalli on Dec. 4.
+ Peter Jurkin (United Faith Christian Academy, NC): Nine points in a 77-74 loss at Flora McDonald on Nov. 29. UFCA also played on Dec. 3 (Upper Room) and December 4 (Word of God), but results were not yet posted on the school’s website. Through the first four games, Jurkin was averaging 5.8 ppg.
+ Ron Patterson (Broad Ripple): Thirty points in 67-52 rout of Guerin Catholic on Dec. 3. Eighteen of team-high 25 points in the first half as Broad Ripple fell to Cathedral, 68-65, on Dec. 4.
+ Gary Harris (Hamilton Southeastern): Nine points in the Royals’ 53-34 win over Mt. Vernon on Dec. 3. Hamilton Southeastern followed up win over Mt. Vernon with a 62-57 win at Pendleton Heights. Harris scored 24.
+ Jeremy Hollowell (Lawrence Central): Eighteen points in a 63-56 win at Indianapolis Tech on Dec. 3 and 15 points and 10 rebounds in a 83-73 loss at North Central on Dec. 4.
+ Mitch McGary (Brewster Academy): Ten points in a 83-67 win over the Robinson School on Dec. 3. Brewster also played on Dec. 1, a 100-57 win at the Holderness School, but no individual stats for McGary were reported on the school’s website.
+ Collin Hartman (Indianapolis Cathedral): Ten points and 10 rebounds in a 61-54 win over Warren Central on Dec. 3 and 14 points, seven rebounds, two steals and one assist in a 68-65 win at Broad Ripple on Dec. 4.
+ Devin Davis Jr. (Warren Central): Eleven points and five rebounds in a 61-54 loss at Cathedral on Dec. 3 and 11 points in a 38-37 win at Franklin Central on Dec. 4.
+ Basil Smotherman (Heritage Christian): Off until Dec. 7 at Columbus East.
+ Darryl Baker (Jeffersonville): Game at Louisville Male on Dec. 4 was postponed due to Male’s participation in the Kentucky state football finals. Baker and the Red Devils will play their first Hoosier Hills Conference game on Dec. 10 at home against Seymour.
+ Zak Irvin (Hamilton Southeastern): Had 10 points in a 53-34 win over Mt. Vernon on Dec. 3 and seven points in a 62-57 win at Pendleton Heights on Dec. 4.
+ James Blackmon Jr. (Ft. Wayne Luers): Twenty-five points in high school debut — a 69-66 win at Mishawaka Marian on Dec. 4.
+ Trey Lyles (Indianapolis Tech): Twenty-nine points, 20 rebounds, six assists, four blocks and two steals in a 63-56 loss to Lawrence Central on Dec. 3. Sixteen points in a 56-42 loss at Carmel on Dec. 4.
+ Ernie Duncan (Evansville Harrison): Fourteen points in 66-53 loss at Bloomington South on Dec. 4.
+ Jaquan Lyle (Evansville Bosse): Off until a Dec. 10 home game against Princeton.
+ Jaraan Lands (Brownsburg): Seven points in a 54-40 loss at Fishers on Dec. 3 and a game-high 25 points in a 58-52 win at Plainfield on Dec. 4.
+ Trevon Bluiett (Park Tudor): Eleven points and eight rebounds in Park Tudor’s 58-45 win over Roncalli on Dec. 4.
(Note: 2013 prospect Darryl Hicks, who has an offer, is sitting out this season at Louisville Trinity due to KHSAA transfer rules.)
(Photo credit: Associated Press/Darron Cummings)