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March 9th, 2012
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.
PLYMOUTH â€” Coming into Saturdayâ€™s Wawasee Sectional, Plymouthâ€™s gymnastics team liked its chances to advance to regionals. After junior Traci Longanecker reinjured her ankle on beam, the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ forecast got a little dimmer.
8th grade girls basketball
Lincoln loses to LaPorte
The eighth grade Lady Red Storm had another close loss to LaPorte Boston, 20-17.
The game was a defensive battle, and Shannon Stephenson, Kara Morwood and Morgan Oberley scored six, five and five points, respectively.
7th grade girls basketball
Lincoln seventh teams beat LaPorte
Triton head coach Jason Groves talks with point guard Zak Shively on the sidelines of the Trojans'sectional championship game with Marquette Saturday at The Trojan Trench.
NEWBURGH â€” The Ancilla College volleyball team has improved its upcoming recruiting class with the addition of Mieka Wagner from Castle High School. The dynamic volleyball player will join the Chargers as a defensive specialist and an outside hitter starting in the 2012-13 season.
â€śCoach Pickerell and I noticed Mieka within minutes of arriving at the Team Indiana Showcase in early December,â€ť said Ancilla coach Lana Singleton. â€śThis kid is a sparkplug. She jumps well, hustles and has a great, bubbly personality. She will be a great addition to our Lady Charger volleyball program.â€ť
Menâ€™s college basketball
Ball State ends season, Davis ends college career
The Ball State menâ€™s basketball team saw its 2011-12 season come to an end as the ninth-seeded Cardinals dropped a 69-63 contest against eighth-seeded Western Michigan Monday night in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at University Arena.
The loss ends the Cardinalsâ€™ season at 15-15 on the year while the Broncos advance to Cleveland for the second round.
Plymouth product Randy Davis knocked down 6 of 6 free throws and dished out four assists in the loss.
Bremenâ€™s Jacob Box put up a game-high 20 points as the Lions ended their season with a 63-47 loss to the host Warriors at the Class 2A Westview Sectional championship Saturday. Box put up a combined 45 points in three games at the tourney for Bremen.
Plymouth grad Jessica Centa was named to the Michiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association All-Conference basketball team last week for Saint Maryâ€™s.
Centa led all players in the MIAA in her final season in offensive rebounds while finishing second in free throw percentage.
BOURBON â€” The mention of the inbound play that produced Clay Yeoâ€™s sectional final-winning shot brought a smile to the Triton boys basketball starâ€™s face.
â€śI was arguing with (head) coach (Jason) Groves about what play to run,â€ť Yeo, who fired in a game-high 30 points, said. â€śI guess he was right.â€ť