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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.
BOURBON â€” The Triton High School Athletic Department has announced its 2012 Hall of Fame class.
The class of 2012 will be the hallâ€™s second class and will follow the 2011 class of the Bourbon Foundry, Coach Ron Smith, Lorea Feldman, Rich Rhodes, Dan Sharpe and John Yantiss.
The class of 2012 will include four athletes in Joe Berger, Steve Gochenour, Max Trowbridge and Justina Reichert, one coach in Sam Davis and two contributors in Terry and Jackie Alderfer.
NAPPANEE â€” â€śJust like we drew it up,â€ť said a smiling Plymouth head coach Ryan Bales on his way out of the locker room.
John Ruff split a pair of defenders in the lane for the go-ahead layup with under 4 seconds to go, Mack Mercer altered NorthWood shooter Jonathan Wilkinsonâ€™s would-be game changer at the buzzer on the other end, and Plymouth stole a 53-52 Northern Lakes Conference opening win after trailing for more than 27 minutes in a come-from-behind thriller with a championship atmosphere at the Panther Pit Friday night.
LAKEVILLE â€”Â John Glenn worked out a little equation Friday night â€”Â Defense plus Josh Anderson equals win.
The visiting Falcons held LaVille scoreless from the field during an 11-minute stretch in the second half, and Anderson scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed six rebounds in a 52-39 Northern State Conference boys basketball win between future first-round Bi-County Tournament opponents at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium.
John Glenn fans relax during a break in the action at the Lady Falcons' basketball game at Plymouth Tuesday night.
Rockies lose close match at NorthWood
Plymouth lost a Northern Lakes Conference heartbreaker at NorthWood Thursday, 37-31.
The Rockies forfeited at 119 pounds, and NorthWood won at four straight weight classes from 135 to 152, including three by pinfall and one by major decision.
NorthWoodâ€™s A.J. Carter also eked out a narrow 3-2 decision at 189 pounds to preserve the Panthers team win.
Plymouth had pinfall victories from John Mills at 103, Solis Osman at 112, Steven Abair at 130 and Vicente Vasquez at 160, while Kam Markovich won a major decision at 125.
ROCHESTER â€” Triton has rallied back for some slow starts lately defending its unbeaten run. On Wednesday, the Lady Trojans dug themselves a hole they couldnâ€™t crawl out of.
An ailing Rochester squad overcame illness to jump out to a fast start, running up a 10-2 lead in the gameâ€™s first five and a half minutes, then held off visiting Triton down the stretch for a 36-33 victory to hand the Trojans their first loss of the season on the road.
DONALDSON â€” Brandon Query of Greencastle High School has signed with the Ancilla College menâ€™s soccer team for the 2012 season.
The midfielder is the first official signing of the year for Ancilla head coach James Drzewiecki.
â€śBrandon is a great player to start our class off with,â€ť said Drzewiecki.Â â€śHeâ€™s floated under the radar a bit, but the kid can flat out play.Â Weâ€™ve really been taken with his work rate, vision and technical ability.Â Heâ€™s our kind of player, and heâ€™s a great fit for our system.â€ť