High school basketball in full swing

By Bill Barrows

High School basketball season has started in the area.

On the boys side of things, heading into the holiday weekend, Wabash, Southwood and Manchester are all 0-1 as the Apaches lost to Oak Hill, Southwood lost to Wapahani and Manchester was downed by Missisinewa.

Wabash is led by fifth year coach Paul Wright, Manchester has Mark Underwood at the helm in his second year and Southwood is led by John Burris in his 11th season. Northfield, led by Patrick Hopkins in his fourth season plays at Tipton on Friday night.

Girl’s high school basketball in Wabash County is well underway. All four schools are off to commendable starts.

Heading into the holiday weekend, Northfield was 3-2 under third year coach Melissa Allen, Southwood is 2-2 under rookie head man Chad West, Manchester 3-4 under Jacob Everett in his fourth year and Wabash is 3-2 under Matt Stone also in his fourth year. Southwood plays Madison Grant on Monday. The Lady Apaches host Alexandria on Wednesday and host TRC opponent Tippecanoe Valley on Saturday. The Lady Norse host Maconaquah on Tuesday night and visit Manchester on Saturday evening, where Wabash WebTV will be to bring you the action.

Wabash WebTV will continue to bring you all of the action streaming over the internet each week during the high school basketball regular season so that those who cannot get to a game in-person, can watch the featured game. The Harness brothers, Rick and Tim, along with Jim Landrum, Chandler Jones and I will bring you all of the action for the upcoming season. Join us for all of it on Wabash WebTV. Watch these weekly articles for game information.

Posted on 2017 Nov 28