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March 12th, 2012
Tritonâ€™s Clay Yeo put up a combined 61 points to set the programâ€™s all-time scoring record at the Trojansâ€™ home Class A regional Saturday. This is the third time Yeo has earned the Athlete of the Week award this season after setting new single-season and game scoring records for the team.
Plymouth sophomore Nicky Davis led the Lady Pilgrims in the all around with a 13th-place overall finish at the Valparaiso Gymnastics Regional Saturday. It was Davisâ€™ second trip to the meet after advancing individually as a freshman.
BOURBON â€” Clay Yeo got the record, but the Trojans fell short of a repeat regional championship.
Yeoâ€™s driving layup from the lane with 1:22 left in regulation secured him Tritonâ€™s all-time scoring record, but when Davis Rao buried a 3 from the wing on the other end, the announcement was drown out by the Canterbury fans.
Raoâ€™s triple sparked an 8-0 run as Kai Foday knocked down a big one-and-one with 28 seconds on the clock to knot the game up at 48-all and force overtime, and the 6-3 forward followed up with an overtime-opening trey of his own to put the Cavaliers up 51-48.
VALPARAISO â€” Plymouth placed sixth against a field loaded with top-ranked talent as the Lady Pilgrims finished out their season at the Valparaiso Gymnastics Regional Friday night.
No. 1 Valpo won the meet with a 113.9 score and second-ranked Portage placed second with a 110.375 as the two teams to advance to the state finals, while 10th-ranked Angola was third with a 106.150, No. 6 Chesterton finished fourth with a 105.450, ninth-ranked DeKalb was fifth with a 104.6, and Plymouth put up 89.5 points.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Culver Militaryâ€™ Academyâ€™s hockey team added to the Eaglesâ€™ legacy with the schoolâ€™s 22nd Indiana High School Hockey Association Class 5A championship Sunday afternoon.
CMA defeated the Columbus Icemen by a convincing 6-1 score in the Pepsi Coliseum for the repeat state title and its 40th win of the season, a new record for wins by any Culver hockey team.
â€śIt has been a very gratifying year with these players,â€ť said coach Jeff Badalich. â€śThey have worked so hard, and they closed it out with another state championship and 40 wins.â€ť
Plymouth sophomore Nicky Davis competes in the floor exercise during a meet earlier this season.
Davis competed in her second Valparaiso Gymnastics Regional Friday as Plymouth earned its first team berth to the meet since 2007 with a third-place finish at the Wawasee Sectional last weekend.
Results from Fridayâ€™s regional meet were not yet available at time of press deadline Friday. See Mondayâ€™s edition of the Pilot News for details on the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ finish.
PLYMOUTH â€” Triton and Plymouth high schools will be taking donations to help raise funds for the Indiana High School Athletic Associationâ€™s â€śHoosiers for Henryville â€” An Opportunity to Rebuild Henryville Athleticsâ€ť at the two schoolsâ€™ Class 3A and Class A boys basketball regionals Saturday.
Bremen fans cheer to their school song before the start of the Lions' Sectional 35 final with Westview last weekend.
Jr. high wrestling
Lincoln closes regular season at perfect 20-0
The Lincoln Junior High wrestlers closed their regular season at an unblemished 20-0 as they defeated their rivals from Lakeview Warsaw by a score of 93-18 on Tuesday night.
Most of the boys wrestled well, but three matches in particular stood out as Cody Allmon at 95 pounds, Triston Rodriguez at 115 pounds and Colton Schuler at 155 pounds all wrestled tough opponents but still pulled out victories for the young Rockies.
BOURBON â€” Itâ€™s an old sports cliche that big time players make big time plays. But sometimes big time plays make big time players.
Or at least they bring out the best in those players.
Clay Yeo has been a consistent scoring and rebounding threat for Triton throughout the season, averaging nearly 27 points and better than eight caroms a game. But itâ€™s when the game is on the line and the Trojans need him most that the smooth 6-6 junior forward has really shined.