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January 12th, 2012
CULVER â With under a week and a half remaining until the Northern State Conference Meet, every NSC win is a big one.
The Culver Cavaliers won 10 of their 14 matches against conference foe Triton to take a dominant 48-24 victory over the visiting Trojans at home Wednesday and improve their seedings in the NSC.
âIâm pleased with our performance tonight. Our guys wrestled very hard. Theyâve been working hard in the room,â said Culver head coach Louis Posa.
Culver shoots through Westville
Culver shot 64 percent from the field while holding Westville to a 34 percent clip, and the Cavaliers claimed a 70-53 win on the road against their sectional 51 foes Wednesday.
Trent Elliott led all scorers with four 3s en route to 21 points at the contest, while Allen Biggers finished with 16, and Jacoda Anderson and Micah Budzinski each finished with 10 as Culver recorded 19 total assists in the win.
Westville was led by Dan Warnke and Kevin Stone-Tharp with 14 apiece, while Glen Cole had 13 for the Blackhawks.
PLYMOUTH â Plymouthâs defense held LaPorte to its second-lowest production of the season, but the Lady Pilgrimsâ offensive woes proved insurmountable Tuesday.
The Pilgrims finished just 8 of 36 (22 percent) from the field â including a 1-of-8 mark in the second quarter â and converted on only 8 of 17 (47 percent) from the line in their second straight loss, a 31-25 defeat at the hands of the visiting Slicers at The Rock.
Vikings slay Dragons
Tippecanoe Valleyâs Tanner Andrews scored a game-high 22 to power the Vikings to a 51-39 defeat of the host Dragons at Argos Tuesday.
Cain Thorne put up 11 points to lead Argos, while Dominic Cataldo finished with eight points and five steals.
Argos hosts Oregon-Davis Friday at 8 p.m.
âą TIPPECANOE VALLEY 51, ARGOS 39
Score by quarters
Argos: 11 19 25 39
TV: 14 24 32 51
John Glenn head boys basketball coach Travis Hannah talks with an official during a timeout in the Falcons' Northern State Conference game at LaVille earlier this season.
LAPAZ â It was a night of celebration as Plymouth Speedway recognized its top drivers and heard from two in NASCARâs top series over the weekend.
NASCAR great Ernie Irvan sat quietly autographing hero cards as Andrew Hayn announced the top 10 of all racing divisions for Plymouth Speedwayâs 2011 season. While Hayn called each name, Irvan put down his Sharpie and clapped along with the crowd before returning to his stack. Behind Irvan, Plymouth Speedway owner Ed Kennedy enjoyed the evening with promoter Eric Saunders and his friends and family.
Lady Lions top Panthers
Fresh off its winning turn at the Northern State Conference meet Saturday, Bremenâs girls swim team beat NorthWood 95-85 in a dual meet at NorthWood Monday.
Katie Lafferty won the 50 and 100 free races, swam the opening leg on Bremenâs winning 200 medley relay team and the anchor on the Lady Lionsâ winning 400 free relay squad, while Amy Fanning swam the anchor for Bremenâs medley relay team and opened for the teamâs winning 400 free relay squad and won the 200 IM and 500 free races.
Monday, Jan. 9
Bremen swimming at NorthWood 5 p.m.
Plymouth at Elkhart Central diving 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 10
Argos boys basketball vs Tippecanoe Valley 7:30 p.m.
Bremen girls basketball at Rochester 7:45 p.m.
LaVille wrestling vs South Bend St. Joe 6 pm.
Glenn girls basketball at Oregon-Davis 7 p.m.
Plymouth swimming at Elkhart Memorial 6 p.m.
Plymouth girls basketball vs. LaPorte 8 p.m.
Triton girls basketball vs. New Prairie 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 11
Argos girls basketball at North Miami 7:15 p.m.
Bremen wrestling at Glenn 7 p.m.
Culver Community senior Allen Biggers put up a career-high 17 points as the Cavs lost a 61-58 contest with New Prairie last week.
Bremenâs Kailee Feldman put up a combined 36 points as the Lady Lions defeated both Bethany Christian and LaVille last week.