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Lady Lancers fall to Westview in Central Noble championship
A pair of 11-4 quarters proved costly for LaVille, and the Lady Lancers fell 46-32 to Westview in the championship of the Class 2A Central Noble Sectional Saturday night.
The Lancers fell behind 11-4 at the first quarter and after battling back to within three at 18-15 at the half, slipped back to a 10-point deficit at 29-19 heading into the final frame.
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.
PLYMOUTH â€” It was a game that fit the timeless nature of the rivalry of Plymouth and Warsaw and added itâ€™s own question to the legacy: â€śWas it a blocked shot or was it goaltending?â€ť
History will record the argument; the decision by the officials on this particular night was â€śblocked shot,â€ť and the result was a Plymouth win, 57-56.
BOURBON â€”Â The Triton Trojans outrebounded the Bremen Lions 34-19 in a dominating win at the Trojan Trench Thursday night. With 15 of those rebounds coming on the offensive end, the Trojans converted those into 16 second-chance points and won 54-37.
Bremen coach Ryan Eakins talked about the difference in the game.
CULVER â€” The annual Bell Game between Culver and Argos brought out a crowd, and the Dragons looked up for the rivalry game early.
But while their intensity seemed to flag after the first quarter, the Cavaliers kept pouring it on, ultimately doubling up the visitors in a 46-23 win at home at John R. Nelson Gymnasium Thursday.
CULVER â€” After the Lady Eagles sent two of three relays to the state meet last year, Culver Girls Academy head coach Cali Girard did a little tweaking with her lineups heading into last weekendâ€™s Warsaw Sectional finals.
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.