Archive - Feb 7, 2013 - Sports Article
NEW CARLISLE â€” Wednesday nightâ€™s Class 3A New Prairie Sectional quarterfinals were decided in just two periods.
The opener went down to the wire, but the nightcap was decided at the outset as South Bend St. Josephâ€™s used a strong effort from sophomore Madeline Raster to hand John Glenn a 45-41 overtime defeat, and Plymouth rode a 14-1 first quarter to an eventual 57-20 rout of Jimtown to set up a semifinal match-up between the traditional rivals Friday night in New Carlisle.
HAMLET â€” Two games, two big blowouts at the Class A Girls Basketball Sectional 51 Wednesday at The Den.
In the opener, host Oregon-Davis ran off 27 unanswered points to open the game and limited Westville to four points through three quarters en route to an 83-18 victory.
Meanwhile, Argos rattled off 22 consecutive points over a nine-minute span in the first half and settled for a mere 30-point margin in a 52-22 rout of Michigan City Marquette in the nightcap.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth Rockies offensive lineman Dan Samuelson made it official Wednesday morning â€” next year he will be a Michigan Wolverine.
After a long-involved recruitment period, Samuelson arrived at his decision for a simple reason.
â€śCoach Hoke and academics,â€ť said Samuelson of his decision of U of M. â€śI want to study Special Education.â€ť
That decision â€” along with many others for the Samuelsons â€” is family-related.
Slabaugh, Lucchese lead Lady Lions in sectional opener
Bremen jumped out to a 17-11 lead at the first quarter break and held off Prairie Heights down the stretch for a 58-53 victory at the Lady Lionsâ€™ opener at the Class 2A Central Noble Sectional Tuesday night.
Sara Slabaugh and Ashley Lucchese put up 17 and 16 points, respectively, and Chelsea Huppert finished with eight as the Lions earned back-to-back wins for just the second time this season.