CLINTON -- Clay County athletes played a big role in the third FS The Magazine All-Star Basketball game on Saturday night at South Vermillion High School.
Clay City senior Carmela Roeschlein had an MVP effort for the South team in a 64-40 victory, scoring 16 points and also won the 3-point competition. Her Eels' teammate, Brielle Drelick, provided 12 points in the winning effort and was second in the MVP voting.
In the boys' game, Phillips Harpenau of the host Wildcats, tallied 23 points to earn the MVP award as the South squad won a high scoring 91-89 decision.
Northview's Dillon Reynolds ran the point for the winning squad and tallied four points while distributing the ball for the victorious South team.
Clay City seniors Ben Denker and Brylan Jones were also very effective as Denker tallied 12 points and Jones added 11 in the win.
In the 3-point competitions, Roeschlein had nine points in the preliminary round to reach the finals where she won with 12 points. The boys' event was won by Sullivan's Kaleb Pirtle as he tallied 15 points to reach the final where he had 17 to get the win. North Central (Farmersburg) senior Aaron Bellgraph was the winner of the slam dunk competition.