Archive - Mar 3, 2012
BOURBON â€”Â Clay Yeo scored a game-high 30 points, highlighted by the game-winning bucket with 7 seconds left in the game, to carry Class A No. 51 Triton to a 56-55 victory over Marquette Catholic and its fifth straight boys basketball sectional title Saturday at The Trojan Trench.
Yeo, a 6-foot-6 junior, scored 16 of his team's 19 fourth-quarter points.
He hit his game-winner from 10 feet in the paint off an inbound lob from senior point guard Zak Shively.
PLYMOUTH â€” Fridayâ€™s Class 3A Sectional semifinals were both decided at the outset.
John Glenn jumped out to a 31-19 halftime lead and coasted to an eventual 54-40 win over Northern State Conference foe Jimtown in the early game, while Marian knocked down its first five shots â€” including 4 of 4 from deep â€” and rode a 36-12 start to a 71-54 victory over the host Pilgrims in the nightcap.
MISHAWAKA MARIAN 71, PLYMOUTH 54
BOURBON â€” Tritonâ€™s boys basketball team needed some sort of in-game spark against an inspired Culver Community squad Friday.
A couple of key adjustments served the purpose.
Moved from a wing to the point against Culverâ€™s active 2-3 zone, Tritonâ€™s Clay Yeo fired in a game-high 23 points, while defensively the 6-foot-6 junior locked down on Culver leading scorer Trent Elliott in the second half to lead the Trojans to a 46-41 come-from-behind Class A Sectional 51 semifinal win at The Trojan Trench.
TOPEKA â€”Â Bremen advanced to the Class 2A Boys Basketball Sectional final for the second year in a row with a 74-59 win over Fremont Friday.
The Lions play host and defending sectional champion Westview tonight at 7 p.m.
Jacob Box led three Lions in double figures with a game-high 18 points, followed closely by Ethan Pike with 17 points. Ben Hueni chipped in 14 points for the Lions.
â€˘Â CLASS 2A SECTIONAL 35
BREMEN 74, FREMONT 59
Score by quarters
Fremont: 14 30 39 59
Bremen: 8 25 46 74