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February 29th, 2012
ROYAL OAK, Mich. â€” Plymouth graduate Jessica Centa was one of three Saint Maryâ€™s basketball players given Michiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association All-Conference honors, the college announced Tuesday.
Centa was named to the All-MIAA second team along with teammate Patsy Mahoney, while Kelley Murphy was named to the first team for the Belles.
John Glenn basketball players talk during a break in the action of their final home game against Plymouth last week. From left to right they are: Charlie Dreesen, Tom Knape, Josh Anderson, Tyler Prentkowski and Nathan Stegemiller.
HAMMOND â€” The Purdue University Calumetâ€™s womenâ€™s basketball team led the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference with five players on the all-conference team, as the CCAC announced its postseason awards.
Plymouth High School grad Alex Starr, Stephaine Beck and Brooklyn Short all earned First Team All-CCAC recognition, while Amanda Gaskin and Kami Graber were named to the All-CCAC Second Team.
Jr. high wrestling
Lincoln stays unbeaten at LaVille super duals
The Lincoln Junior High wrestling team went 5-0 at the Laville â€śKing of the Matâ€ť super duals Saturday. The young Rockies stayed perfect on the season at 18-0 with the win.
Lincoln defeated opponents by wide margins all day long, beating North Judson 117-12, Schmucker 76-30, Tippecanoe Valley 120-9 and LaVille 76-40. Lincolnâ€™s boys accomplished their goal of beating traditional power and Penn high school feeder Schmucker, but unfortunately Discovery â€” another Penn feeder â€” scored more team points in Pool play than Lincoln.
Culver Military Academyâ€™s Leopoldo Burguete swam in two races at the IHSAAâ€™s Boys State Swim Finals last weekend. He finished 30th in the 500 freestyle and swam the second leg for CMAâ€™s 29th-place 400 freestyle relay team.
Plymouth freshman Hunter Stevens earned the Lady Pilgrims their lone All-Northern Lakes Conference selection last week. She finished her freshman season with 144 points in 19 games played for Plymouth for an average of 7.58 points per game.
As the 102nd Annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament opens this week, Plymouth is hoping it can carry over some of its regular season home court magic into the Class 3A Sectional 19 tilt at The Rock, while Triton is looking to keep its four-peat sectional championship streak alive at home at The Trojan Trench in Class A Sectional 51 play, and Northern State Conference competitors LaVille and Bremen head to Westview to vie for the Class 2A Sectional 35 crown.
Class 3A Sectional 19
CMA ends regular season
Culver Military was outscored 25-17 in the final quarter, and the Eagles fell short of capturing a regular season victory with a 66-63 loss to visiting Mishawaka Friday night.
CMA was led by a game-high 23 points from Hayes Barnes, while Dante Scott put up 21 in the loss, which closes the Eaglesâ€™ regular season at 0-22.
Mishawaka was led by Cody Childressâ€™ 17 as four Mishawaka players finished in double figures to trump CMA.
CMA plays the host Pilgrims at the Class 3A Plymouth Sectional Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
â€˘ MISHAWAKA 66, CULVER MILITARY 63
CULVER â€”Â Ethan Pike had a career night for Bremen, but even his game-high 26 points couldnâ€™t counter Culverâ€™s offensive balance or the Cavsâ€™ free-throw shooting.
Three players scored in double figures for the Cavaliers led by junior point guard Collin Stevensâ€™ 20, and Culver knocked down 14 of 19 charity tosses in the final quarter to hand the Lions a 54-50 Northern State Conference loss in the two teamsâ€™ regular season-closer at John R. Nelson Gymnasium Friday.
BOURBON â€”Â Triton boys basketball head coach Jason Groves said his halftime instructions centered around keeping it simple.
By simplifying, the Class A No. 5 Trojans made the game look easy, hitting 11 of 16 from the field and outscoring visiting Knox by 19 points in the third quarter en route to a 60-31 Northern State Conference and Senior Night win at The Trojan Trench Friday.
With the victory, Triton finishes in a tie with LaVille atop the league standings.