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PLYMOUTH â€” Offensive and turnover woes continued to plague Plymouth, and the Lady Pilgrims lost their fourth straight with a 50-38 home defeat at the hands of Tippecanoe Valley at The Rock Thursday.
The Pilgrims (1-4) shot just 31 percent from the field with a 13-for-42 conversion rate, including a 1-for-9 clip in the first quarter as they fell behind 8-2 at the first quarter break. Plymouth fared little better at the foul line, reaching the stripe 14 times but converting on just 12 of 26 free throws.
Carpenter leads Westview over Bremen
Skyler Carpenter scored 23 points, and Bremen fell in a 58-46 decision to Westview at home Thursday.
The Lady Lions were led by Jenna Pfeifferâ€™s 14 points, while Allison Shorter scored 11 in the loss, which drops Bremen to 1-5 on the season.
The Lions open Northern State Conference play with a game against Culver Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
â€˘Â WESTVIEW 58, BREMEN 46
Score by quarters
Westview: 11 22 43 58
Bremen: 10 16 28 46
HAMLET â€” Oregon-Davis senior Jessica Moore recently became the first member of the Class of 2012 to sign her National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Letter of Intent to play volleyball for Ancilla College.
â€śThe team and the coaching staff were very welcoming,â€ť said Moore. â€śIâ€™ve also heard good things about the nursing program. It will be nice to be close to home.â€ť
Moore, who has been playing the middle blocker position, began attending Oregon-Davis this fall after moving from Wilmington High School in Illinois.
CULVER â€” After Mickella Hardy exploded for 23 points Saturday, Rochesterâ€™s defense made her a point of emphasis headed into Culver.
The Lady Zebras held the 5-11 freshman forward to 2 of 5 from the field and just five points, and Rochesterâ€™s veteran squad held off the young Cavaliers late for a 47-41 victory at John R. Nelson Gymnasium Wednesday night in a make up of a snow-out Tuesday.
ARGOS â€” The Argos girls soccer team was given a program-record number of All-Academic nominations and set another program first with the schoolâ€™s first All-State Honorable Mention nod as the Indiana Soccer Coaches Association named award-winners for the 2011 season.
Argos had its highest-ever number of All-Academic winners in history with seven players named to the list. No previous squad had placed more than three.
Womenâ€™s college basketball
Starr posts double-double in win over Judson University
Plymouth grad Alex Starr posted her career-first double-double for Purdue University Calumet as the Peregrines claimed an 84-78 victory over Judson University on Wednesday night in the Fitness and Recreation Center in Hammond.
BOURBON â€” After four straight losses to Triton, Plymouth wanted to make a statement early in new head coach Ryan Balesâ€™ first game at the helm.
The Pilgrims used swarming fullcourt pressure to hold their Marshall County rivals to 2 of 15 from the field in the first half en route to a 27-17 lead at the intermission, then withstood a late rally early in the second half by the Trojans for a 60-43 season-opening victory on the road at the Trojan Trench Tuesday.
LaVille loses at Marian
LaVille watched a slim three-point halftime edge disappear with a 43-23 second half by host Mishawaka Marian, and the Lancers took their first loss of the season to the Knights on the road Tuesday, 73-56.
Andrew Hostetler led LaVille (1-1) in scoring, knocking down 6 of 13 3-point attempts for 18 points, while Nick Amor finished with 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Jordyn Williams tallied 10 points as the third and final LaVille player in double figures in the loss.
Triton's Seth Glingle takes the floor after being announced at the start of the Trojans' opener against Oregon-Davis last week.
BOURBON â€”Â Tritonâ€™s best offense was a good defense Monday night.
The Lady Trojans used the press to generate some fast break offense in the second half, rallying past visiting Bethany Christian for a 38-32 victory at home at the Trojan Trench.