The Salem Lions boys high school basketball team outscored the Scottsburg Warriors by 50 points last night, 100-50; the first time the Lions hit 100 since the 2010 game in which they bested Madison, 104-75.
Salem went to 8-3 on the season and improved to 5th place in the Mid-Southern Athletic Conference with a 1-1 record. Their only conference loss came against Brownstown at the beginning of the season, 59-56.
The Lions started out strong, leading the Warriors by 31 points at the half. Salem’s Seth Hobson poured in 28 points while Scottsburg’s Dustin Yocum was the leading scorer for Warriors with 19 points.
Seth Hobson led Salem with 28 points. Coach Hank Weedin’s son, Hunter Weedin scored 19. Jeffrey Burch pulled in 9 points. Taylan Jones scored 8 points; Gunner Day scored 7 and Landon Suvak and Evan Brishaber both contributed 6 points.
Here’s how the team scored:
Scottsburg (1-11) – M. Barber 9, I. Barber 3, Neace 4, Smith 3, Newton 2, Whitler 2, Yocum 19, Funk 2, Prince 3, Hunley 3
Salem (8-3) – Suvak 6, Jones 8, Weedin 19, Collins 3, Nice 5, Haendiges 4, Cornett 5, Burch 9, Hobson 28, Day 7, Brishaber 6
3-point goals – Suvak, Jones, Weedin 2, Nice, Cornett, Burch, Smith, I. Barber, Yocum, Prince
The Lions are off tonight but face five Mid-Southern Conference foes in as many upcoming games — Corydon, North Harrison, Austin, Eastern and Silver Creek.