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The Plymouth High School student section cheers on the PHS boys basketball team during its game with Peru at The Rock Friday.
LAKEVILLE â€” The draws for the 47th Annual Teachers Credit Union Bi-County Basketball Tournaments were announced Thursday.
The eight-team varsity tournaments begin Tuesday, January 17 and continue through Saturday, Jan. 21. First-round games will take place at four different sites, while all subsequent rounds will be played at LaVille High School.
PLYMOUTH â€” Coming off a disappointing finish at their home wrestling tournament Saturday, the Rockies needed a pick-me-up.
A Northern Lakes Conference win over Warsaw was just what the doctor ordered.
Plymouth recorded eight pinfall victories and won 10 of 14 matches â€” with one of its four losses coming by forfeit at 120 â€” to hand the Tigers a convincing 54-24 loss at home at The Rock Thursday.
Bremen loses to West Noble
Bremen took an 18-13 lead at the first quarter break but couldnâ€™t hold on in a 62-56 home loss to West Noble Thursday.
Ethan Pike scored 15 and Ben Hueni had 12 for the Lions, while West Noble was led by a game-high 20 points from Nick Thomas.
Bremen slipped to an 0-2 start to the season and will travel to South Central (Union Mills) Saturday. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
â€˘ WEST NOBLE 62, BREMEN 56
Score by quarters
West Noble: 13 32 41 62
Bremen: 18 32 39 56
CULVER â€” If she were a basketball coach, Gertrude Stein might have described Wednesdayâ€™s crosstown rivalry game between Culver Community and Culver Girls Academy like this: "A win is a win is a win."
Anyway, thatâ€™s how CGA Head Coach Gary Christlieb summed up his teamâ€™s overtime victory against Culver Community at home at The Academies.
PLYMOUTH â€” Looking for that special gift for the Tony Stewart fan in your life?
Consider a ticket to see the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion racing at Plymouth Speedway. Just in time to stuff the Christmas stockings, advance tickets are on sale Friday at ETIX.com.
Stewart will take part in the Sprints on Dirt (SOD) race Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the speedway, located at 11631 12th Road, Plymouth. Advance tickets are $20 per adult and $5 for children 6-12. The day of the show, adult tickets are $25 and $8 for children 6-12.
Yes, thatâ€™s right â€” Sprints on Dirt!
Trojans survive Vikings
Triton outscored Tippecanoe Valley 8-3 in overtime to survive the visiting Lady Vikings 44-39 and remain undefeated.
Taylor Hatfield and Megan Howdeshell each put up 13 points for Triton, and Howdeshell recorded a double-double with a game-high 11 rebounds.
Tippy Valley was led by Staci Groomâ€™s game-high 15 points.
The Vikings fell to 5-2 and the Trojans moved to 7-0 on the season.
Triton will travel to Bremen Friday for a Northern State Conference game at 7:30 p.m.
â€˘Â TRITON 44, TIPPECANOE VALLEY 39 OT
Score by quarters
PLYMOUTH â€” Mack Mercer and David Lee continued to produce, while John Ruff and Kyle Kaser added some extra balance to the Plymouth offense, and the Pilgrims remained unbeaten with a 59-42 win over South Bend St. Josephâ€™s Tuesday.
â€śGive them a lot of credit. We knew they were going to fight all the way,â€ť said Plymouth Head Coach Ryan Bales. â€śWe kept telling the kids weâ€™ve got to take it from them, theyâ€™re not going to give it to us.
PLYMOUTH â€” After last yearâ€™s defeat at the hands of Northern Lakes Conference foe NorthWood, the Pilgrims were ready for a little reprisal at Tuesdayâ€™s conference opener.
Plymouthâ€™s boys claimed wins in seven of 12 events and grabbed the top two spots in the individual medley, the 200 free relay and the diving competition for a 113-65 victory at home.
Hostetler and Amor lead Lancers over Dragons
Andrew Hostetler and Nick Amor both reached 20 points for LaVille, and the Lancers rebounded from a loss at Mishawaka Marian with a 73-50 win at Argos Tuesday.
Hostetler drained seven 3s for a game-high 21 points, while Amor finished at a 10-for-11 rate from the field for 20 points.
Amor recorded a double-double with a game-leading 11 rebounds at the contest, and he handed out five assists behind Hostetlerâ€™s game-high six helpers.
Argos was led by Cain Thornâ€™s 12 points and Taylor Ogleâ€™s 10 in the loss.