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January 18th, 2012
LAKEVILLE â LaVille girls basketball head coach Kevin McCullough told a student Tuesday that heâd be satisfied with a one-point win over John Glenn.
In a stunningly unconventional way, his team delivered that single-tally margin.
LaVille, which committed 14 turnovers in the final frame and allowed a string of 22 second-half unanswered points, coughed up a 19-point second-half cushion but recovered just enough to eke out a 42-41 first-round Bi-County Tournament win over the Falcons at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium.
ARGOS â Argos and Bremenâs boys last met on Dec. 13, with the Lions taking a double-overtime win.
When the two teams met the second time at their Bi-County opener Tuesday, however, Ethan Pike took the suspense out early in a 60-37 Bremen win at at Phil Weybright Gymnasium.
Bremen will play the winner of a weather-postponed game between New Prairie and Oregon-Davis tonight in the early tournament semifinal Friday at LaVille at 6:30 p.m.
ARGOS â Bremen and Argos both entered their Bi-County opener Tuesday on the upswing.
The Lady Dragons had snapped a 10-game drought to Oregon-Davis and moved into the class A rankings at No. 10 this week. Bremen had overcome an 0-4 start with six wins in its last seven outings.
In the end, it was the Lady Lionsâ momentum that won out as they handed the host Dragons a 54-38 defeat at Phil Weybright Gymnasium.
Bremen will play the winner of tonightâs postponed contest between Oregon-Davis and New Prairie in the girls semifinals at LaVille Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Culver Community's Kayla Shaffer gives teammate Donna Zehner a high five as the Lady Cavaliers' starting lineup is announced prior to Tuesday's Bi-County opener at Triton.
Three ranked Class A girls teams â who also happen to be sectional rivals âÂ will take the floor separately tonight as the Bi-County Tournament kicks off at four local sites.
Class A No. 4 Oregon-Davis will try to avoid a third straight loss as it plays host to New Prairie at 6:30 p.m. EDT, while Class A No. 6 Triton takes on defending tournament champion Culver in a 6 p.m. rematch of a Northern State Conference game last Friday, and Class A No. 10 Argos puts its brand-new state ranking to the test against Bremen at home at 6:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 16
CMA wrestling at Mishawaka Marian 5 p.m.
Culver Academies swimming at Tippy Valley 5 p.m.
John Glenn JV at LaVille girls JV Bi-County 6:30 p.m.
Triton JV at Culver girls JV Bi-County 6:30 p.m.
Oregon-Davis JV at New Prairie girls JV Bi-County 6 p.m.
Argos JV at Bremen girls JV Bi-County 6:30 p.m.
John Glenn JV at LaVille boys JV Bi-County 8 p.m.
Triton JV at Culver boys JV Bi-County 7:30 p.m.
Oregon-Davis JV at New Prairie boys JV Bi-County 8 p.m.
Argos JV at Bremen boys JV Bi-County 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 17
Bremen at Argos girls Bi-County 6:30 p.m.
Plymouthâs Ryan McNeil scored a team-high 18 points as the Pilgrims snapped a three-game skid with a conference win over Concord Friday.
Plymouthâs Traci Longanecker earned personal bests in all her events to help lift the Lady Pilgrims to a dual meet gymnastics win Saturday.
PLYMOUTH â Plymouthâs underclassmen stepped up to help give their seniors a present on Senior Day Saturday.
Freshman Cassi Quisell won the vault, floor and bars on her way to all-around top honors, while junior Traci Longanecker scored personal bests in all her events to win the beam and finish second in the vault, floor and in the all-around as the Lady Pilgrims beat both Lowell and Tippecanoe Valley in a three-way meet at home.
LaPORTE â The Plymouth Pilgrims were able to build an early lead but couldnât capitalize on opportunities to build on it, and the LaPorte Slicers pulled away in the end to get the victory on Saturday night in LaPorte, 59-45.
Plymouth used good offensive movement and defensive effort to break out to a 6-0 lead, holding the Slicers scoreless for the first four minutes of the game and getting the ball in the hands of 6â9â sophomore center Mack Mercer for three quick field goals.Â