Archive - 2012 - Sports Article
CULVER â€” Culver Communityâ€™s boys basketball team showed its sharing side Friday.
Displaying unselfishness and patience on the offensive end, the Cavs recorded assists on 22 of their 26 field goals, shot a blistering 63 percent from the field, stepped up to the foul line 37 times, and deposited four players in double figures in an 81-61 victory over LaCrosse at John R. Nelson Gymnasium.
ARGOS â€” The Argos Dragons beat a tough Winamac team behind a breakout performance from 6â€™6â€ť junior Ben Carter.
Carter had an all around game with 21 points, nine rebounds and three blocks, all while shooting 7-of-8 from both the field and the line. When the Warriors tried to make a push late, Carter came up big, making a couple of huge rebounds in the last minute of the game while hitting 3 of 4 from the line to help seal the win, 62-54 at home at Phil Weybright Gymnasium Friday.
Triton drops 2nd straight
Clay Yeo and Tanner Shepherd gave Triton a one-two punch, but the Trojans lost their second straight on the road at NorthWood Friday, 66-62.
Clay Yeo scored 31 points, and Tanner Shepherd chipped in 21 for Triton, which slipped to 1-2.
Jonathon Wilinson and Zach Zurcher collected 24 and 18 points, respectively for NorthWood, which saw six players score and opened at 1-0.
â€˘Â NORTHWOOD 66, TRITON 62
Score by quarters
NorthWood: 22 36 42 66
Triton: 21 36 49 62
HAMLET â€” Anyone who missed the first quarter at Oregon-Davis Thursday missed the girls basketball game itself.
The Class A No. 3 Lady Cats ran off 21 unanswered points to open the contest against LaVille, fired in 12 straight to cap off the opening frame, and forced 17 turnovers in the first eight minutes en route to a 74-37 doubling up of the Lancers at The Den.
BREMEN â€” This year Bremenâ€™s swim teams have shifted their focus a bit in practice.
The Lions are sweating some of the finer details, and the change has already done them some good.
Bremen claimed a pair of wins over visiting Rochester in a boys and girls dual swim meet at home Thursday. The Lions won 98-86, and the Lady Lions were victorious, 97-89.
â€śWeâ€™re focusing more on intensity and endurance this year and a lot more on technique work, and I think itâ€™s paid off for some of them already,â€ť said Bremen head swim coach Meredith Eakins.
Lady Pilgrims stay perfect
The Lady Pilgrims scored with 51 percent efficiency at a 23-of-45 floor clip while holding Tippy Valley to 36 percent from the field, and Plymouthâ€™s girls basketball team remained unbeaten with a 63-44 win on the road in Akron Thursday.
Amber Redinger tallied a team-high 18 points, while Hunter Stevens finished with 15 points and nine rebounds, Haley Harrell scored 11 points with five assists and four steals in an all-around strong outing, and Lauren Tanner finished with 10 points for the balanced Pilgrims.
VALPARAISO â€” Valparaiso junior Todd Vervynckt has been named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Menâ€™s Soccer Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), it was announced Thursday.
The Plymouth alumnus becomes the second Crusader menâ€™s soccer player in the last three years to earn the national academic honor.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth coach Dave Duncan wanted to see his players to hit a couple points in the second half: Extend the defensive pressure to the 3-point line, get better ball movement against the Knox zone.
Once the Lady Pilgrims checked off those boxes, a 10-point game quickly developed into a rout.
Plymouth held the visiting Redskins to four points after the break while scoring at an efficient 10-of-21 clip from the field, and the Pilgrims stayed unbeaten with a lopsided 57-22 win at home at The Rock Wednesday.
LaVille tops Lions
LaVille won five matches by pinfall and claimed victories in nine weight classes as the Lancers handed visiting Bremen a 46-24 defeat at home Wednesday night.
Bryant Hunsberger, Mitchell Henry and Matthew Moore won consecutive matches by fall at 126, 132 and 138, respectively, while Nathan Slater and Austin Wilson also won by pinfall at 195 and heavyweight for the Lancers.
Bremenâ€™s Cole Spaid and Alex Bollenbacher earned the Lions a pair of pinfall wins at 113 and 152 as the Lions earned wins in five bouts.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Ancilla College cheerleaders hosted a mini-camp Nov. 17, and the experience was deemed a success by the team.
The campers learned basic cheer skills which included chants, cheers and an eight-count dance. They were treated to a pizza lunch by Mancinoâ€™s Pizza then performed during halftime of the womenâ€™s basketball game later that day.