Archive - Feb 9, 2013
NEW CARLISLE â€” Friday nightâ€™s Class 3A Sectional 19 semifinals were both barn-burners, featuring a pair of clutch performances down the stretch.
The two games also ran the emotional gamut for area teams as Mishawaka Marian forward Katie Barnardâ€™s go-ahead putback with 13.6 seconds remaining in the opener ended Culver Girls Academyâ€™s season, 48-47, and Plymouth guard Haley Harrell put up all seven of her points to help her team rally back from a three-point deficit in the fourth quarter to hand South Bend St. Joseph a 32-29 defeat at New Prairie.
HAMLET â€“ Defense and timely shooting ruled in Class A Girls Basketball Sectional 51 semifinal action at Oregon-Davis Friday.
No. 9 Triton forced 24 turnovers and Shana Anderson and Taylor Hatfield combined on a 10-of-10 fourth-quarter showing from the charity stripe as the Trojans fended off a stout effort from Culver Community, 48-44 in the opener.
In the nightcap, second-ranked OD scored 17 first-quarter points off 12 Argos turnovers and junior guard Ashley Campbell erupted for a game-high 27 points en route to a 75-42 victory over the Dragons.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” After an impressive finish at the Warsaw sectional a week ago, Culver Girls Academy made some history.
They won just their second sectional title in school history and a repeat championship at that.
That success could not be duplicated Friday night in the IHSAA Girls State Swimming and Diving Championships at Indiana University Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI.
Only one local girl qualified to swim today.
Bremenâ€™s Katie Lafferty failed to qualify for the championship heat in the 100 freestyle with a time of :52.66.
ALBION â€” In a battle of Northern State Conference rivals, LaVille got the best of Bremen by a count of 50-43 to earn a spot in tonightâ€™s sectional championship at Central Noble.
The Lady Lancers will take on Westview.
Westview beat Fremont 39-34 Friday night.
Kelsey Gunter led the way for LaVille with a team-high 15 points while Hannah Herbster added 11.
Amanda Carbiener had six points for LaVille as did Kyla Coblentz.
Bremen was led in the loss by Jasmine Schaferâ€™s 15 points.
Bremen finishes the season 5-17 in head coach Tonya Luccheseâ€™s first season.