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Glenn wins third straight
Three Falcons scored in double digits, and John Glenn won its third straight with a 72-42 defeat of host Argos Wednesday.
Josh Anderson put up a game-high 19 to pace Glenn, while Tyler Prentkowski scored 17, and Austen Hayes put up 12 in the win, which brought the Falcons to an even 4-4 on the season.
Argos was led by Cain Thornâ€™s 17 in the loss, which drops the team to 1-5.
Glenn will face Triton at home Jan. 7 after the holiday layover, while Argos hosts the four-team Winter Classic beginning with a game versus West Central Dec. 27.
Culver Community head coach Kyle Elliott talks with players during a timeout at the basketball game between the Class A No. 8 Cavaliers and Class 2A No. 6 North Judson-San Pierre at John R. Nelson Gymnasium in Culver Tuesday.
CULVER â€” North Judson head coach Phil Shabi thinks John Eckert has more to give.
Given the 6-7 senior forwardâ€™s dominant performance at Culver Tuesday, thatâ€™s really saying something.
Eckert scored from the inside, on the fast break and from the perimeter to put up a game-high 26 points while ripping down a game co-leading 11 rebounds, powering the undefeated Class 2A No. 6 Bluejays to a 74-47 win over Class A No. 8 Culver on the road at John R. Nelson Gymnasium.
Argos breaks skid
Argos' girls snapped a two-game skid with a 42-16 home win over Caston Tuesday.
Jami Patterson finished with a game-high 12 points, and Libby Moyer chipped in 10 in the winning effort.
Caston was led by Adrienne Frye's and Jessica Showley's five points each.
The Lady Dragons improve to 7-3 and will host the Winter Classic Dec. 27 and 29.
â€˘ ARGOS 42, CASTON 16
Score by quarters
Caston: 5 7 12 16
Argos: 13 22 33 42
Tuesday, Dec. 20
Argos girls basketball vs Caston 7:30 p.m.
Bremen swimming at New Prairie 5 p.m.
Bremen boys basketball vs Elkhart Christian 7:30 p.m.
Culver boys basketball vs North Judson 7:30 p.m.
Glenn girls basketball at Clay 7:30 p.m.
Plymouth swimming at Concord 4:45 p.m.
Triton boys basketball at Warsaw 7:30 p.m.
Oregon-Davis girls basketball vs Rochester 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 21
Argos boys basketball at Glenn 7:15 p.m.
Plymouth boys basketball vs Whitko 7:45 p.m.
Triton girls basketball at Warsaw 7:30 p.m.
Oregon-Davis boys basketball at Pioneer shootout 5 p.m.
MUNCIE â€” For the second year in a row, Ball State senior point guard Randy Davis has been named one of 59 candidates for the 2012 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. announced Monday. The annual honor, named for Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic Bob Cousy, recognizes the top point guards in college basketball.
BOURBON â€”Â Triton junior guard Clay Yeo has been named one of three boys honored as an Indiana Basketball Coaches Association/Pacers-Fever Player of the Week.
Yeo is joined by two other Class A boys players in Faith Christian senior Stephen Toyra and Edinburgh senior Jordan Burton along with three girls nominees in Akilah Sims of Fort Wayne Snider, Rachael Gregory of Indianapolis North Central and Amanda Moore of Seymour as honorees in the awards program sponsored by the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever.
All were cited for performances from Dec. 12 through Dec. 17.
Plymouthâ€™s John Ruff put up 12 points â€” including the game-winner â€” to go with game-highs of six rebounds, five assists and five steals as Plymouth eked out a 53-52 Northern Lakes Conference win at NorthWood Friday.
Culver sophomore Kayla Shaffer finished with a game-high 15 points as the Lady Cavaliers snapped a four-game skid with a 44-30 Northern State Conference win over visiting Jimtown Saturday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Sometimes in defeat all you can do is take your lumps and chalk it up to a learning experience.
Such was the case for Plymouth Saturday as the Lady Pilgrims took a rough 55-24 Northern Lakes Conference loss to a skilled NorthWood squad at home at The Rock.