Archive - Dec 2012 - Latest Sports
Bremenâ€™s Katie Lafferty followed up a two-win performance in a dual meet at Goshen last Tuesday with the championship in the 50 free and runner-up finish in the 100 free at the 10-team Wawasee Girls Swim Invitational Saturday.
WARSAW â€” After mustering just nine points in the first half of a Northern Lakes Conference tussle with rival Warsaw, the Plymouth girls basketball team came back and played the final 16 minutes like a different team.
But it wasnâ€™t enough as Warsaw held off the ICGSA Class 3A No. 10-ranked Pilgrims 51-41 Saturday night in the conference opener for both teams.
The Pilgrims couldnâ€™t buy a basket in the first half. They managed just three field golas en route to a 22-9 deficit after two quarters.
Cavs win NSC opener vs Knox
Culver Community jumped out to a 25-7 halftime lead, and the Cavaliers claimed a 50-31 Northern State Conference-opening win over visiting Knox in a boys/ girls double feature Saturday night at John R. Nelson Gymnasium.
Trent Elliott had an outstanding all-around game for the Cavaliers with 23 points, 13 rebounds and three steals. Everett Krueger recorded seven points, Micah Budzinski finished with six points and 10 rebounds, and Collin Stevens finished with six points and four assists for the Cavs, who moved to 4-1 overall.
PERU â€” It may have been cold and rainy outside at Peru last night, but the Pilgrims had no trouble setting the nets on fire inside Tig-Arena in a 57-37 victory against the Tigers.
Plymouth came out of the gate running.
Mack Mercer pushed the opening tip to Ike Kastner, who hit Joe Knapp in stride for the gameâ€™s first two points, sparking a 10-0 run over the first two minutes of the game. Plymouth scored on its first four possessions, highlighted by a pair of old-style 3-point plays from Mercer.
BOURBON â€” It was a rough shooting night at the Trojan Trench Friday night, but the Lady Triton Trojans were able to fight through in a 60-39 win over Bremen.
Triton shot 23.7 percentage from the field in the first half, and Bremen was able to keep it close. At the end of the first half Triton led 26-17.
Lady Trojans coach Adam Heckaman talked about his teamâ€™s poor start and how they were able to get things going in the second half.
WALKERTON â€” John Glenn girls basketball head coach Kyle Amor wanted to see aggressive play from his charges Friday.
The Lady Falcons delivered.
Buoyed by a 13-2 game-opening run, sticky on-the-ball defense, and 16 offensive boards, Glenn rolled to its sixth straight victory with a 53-30 Northern State Conference rout of visiting Jimtown at The Aerie Friday.
BOURBON â€” The Triton High School Athletic Hall of Fame 2013 class will include four athletes, one coach and two contributors, the schoolâ€™s athletic department announced recently.
Athletes Jamie Erwin, Jack Carpenter, Curt Kreft and Julie Lozier will be honored alongside former girls basketball coach Mark Heeter and contributors William Moriarity and Kenneth Keller during halftime of the Triton versus Culver boys basketball game in a boys/girls doubleheader Jan. 11. Tipoff for the varsity girls game is scheduled for 6 p.m.
Lady Lancers pull away in 4th
LaVille used a strong fourth quarter to turn a one-point game at the end of three quarters into a 65-51 win over New Prairie in Northern State Conference girls basketball action at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium Friday.
Kelsey Gurtner scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Lancers. Hannah Herbster chipped in 19 points for LaVille, and McKenzie Leed added 12 points.
LaVille heads to Bethany Christian Monday.
â€˘Â LaVILLE 65, NEW PRAIRIE 51
Score by quarters
New Prairie: 13 32 41 51
LaVille: 15 31 42 65
LAKEVILLE â€” It was Senior Night at LaVille, but after the initial senior introductions, visiting Culver Military Academy didnâ€™t give the Lancers a whole lot to celebrate.
The loaded Eagles lineup won 11 matches, including five by pinfall from 132 to 160, and CMA handed its hosts a lopsided 58-18 loss.
Lions lose at West Noble
West Noble scored at a nearly 68 percent field clip, and Bremen fell behind early in a 66-57 loss on the road Thursday night.
The Lions trailed 20-9 at the first quarter break and that deficit slipped to 20 points by halftime, 35-15.
Ethan Pike finished with a game-bets 26 points and six rebounds, while Jacob Box put up 16 points with three steals for his team. Phoenix Ricketts finished with eight points and six rebounds, and Kai Slough handed out six assists in the loss, Bremenâ€™s third straight.