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January 10th, 2014
ELKHART â€” Plymouth arrived at historic North Side Gymnasium with high hopes of breaking into the Northern Lakes Conference win column, and for most of three quarters, the Pilgrimsâ€™ goal was well within reach.
But Elkhart Memorial used a 22-12 fourth quarter to surge past Plymouthâ€™s grasp in a 60-46 win over the Pilgrims in Elkhart Friday night.
According to head coach Ryan Bales, the Devil was in the details.
Cavs nearly double up Cougars
Class A No. 10 Culver Community landed four players in double figures en route to a 60-31 Northern State Conference girls basketball win at New Prairie on Friday.
Kayla Shaffer led the way for the Cavs with 17 points, 10 rebounds, seven steals, and six assists, followed closely by Donna Zehner with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Angela Lewellen and Mickella Hardy chipped in 12 points apiece for Culver.
â€˘Â CULVER COMMUNITY 60,
NEW PRAIRIE 31
At New Carlisle
Score by quarters
Culver: 17 28 44 60
NP: 7 14 20 31
NEW CARLISLE â€”Â The signs outside of the New Prairie gymnasium read â€śWelcome to our House.â€ť Once the Lady Pilgrims settled in, they made themselves comfortable.
After a back-and-forth first quarter, Plymouth jumped out to a 35-20 halftime lead and never looked back, rolling to a 59-35 win over the host Lady Cougars on the road in New Carlisle Thursday night.
The Pilgrims hit 24-of-42 (57 percent) of their shots from the floor in the win, and eight different players made a balanced scoresheet in the win.
According to Duncan, it all came down to aggression.
Plymouth keeps cruising
Plymouthâ€™s wrestling team continued cruising in the Northern Lakes Conference with a comfortable 45-22 win on the road at Elkhart Memorial Thursday night.
The Rockies won nine of their matches, including pinfall wins by Corey Wallace, Drew Dodson, Jesus Rebollo and Nolan Wright. Triston Rodriguez, Jeremy Splix and Aaron Houin all won by major decision, meanwhile, as Plymouth moved to 6-0 in the NLC and 17-1 overall after finishing second at the John McKee Memorial Invitational at Rochester over the weekend.
â€˘ PLYMOUTH 45, ELKHART MEMORIAL 22
The wintry conditions continued to play havoc with area sports schedules Wednesday.
At Argos, the girls basketball game with North Miami has been reslated for Jan. 28, while Tuesdayâ€™s boys game with Jimtown has been pushed back to Saturday at 2 p.m. at Argos. The boys basketball game with Winamac â€” originally scheduled for Dec. 20 â€”Â has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18 at Winamac.
Meanwhile at Plymouth, tonightâ€™s girls basketball game at New Prairie has been postponed until Thursday with the same 6 p.m. JV start time.
Monday, Jan. 6
No events scheduled
Tuesday, Jan. 7
Argos boys basketball vs Jimtown 7:30 p.m.
Bremen boys basketball vs Bethany Christian 7:30 p.m.
LaVille boys basketball vs Winamac 7:30 p.m.
Glenn girls basketball vs Mishawaka Marian 7:30 p.m.
Plymouth boys/ girls swimming at Concord 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Argos girls basketball at North Miami 7:30 p.m.
LaVille girls basketball at South Bend Riley 7:30 p.m.
Glenn wrestling at New Prairie 6 p.m.
Plymouth girls basketball at New Prairie 7:30 p.m.
Triton girls basketball at Oregon-Davis 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 9
Plymouthâ€™s Cassi Quissell finished first in the all-around competition at the Elkhart Central Invitational with a score of 35 points as the Lady Pilgrims opened their gymnastics season Saturday.
Argosâ€™ Taylor Ogle put up a team-high 32 points over two games while running the point for the Dragons as they finished second at the Winter Classic Tournament over the weekend.
Argos takes 2nd at Winter Classic
Argosâ€™ boys basketball team wound up second at the Winter Classic with a 49-45 loss to Winamac Saturday at West Central.
Taylor Ogle dropped 19 points to lead the Dragons, while Dominic Cataldo finished with 12 points.
Winamac was paced by Colin McGeeâ€™s 13 and Parker Foxâ€™s 12 in the win.
â€˘Â WINAMAC 49, ARGOS 45
At Winter Classic
WINAMAC (49): Adam Gruenig 0, Jeff Nies 3, JT Garnett 2, Jeremy Bentle 4, Colin McGee 13, Parker Fox 12, Ben Gudas 0, Levi Schultz 7, Dalton Button 3, Derek Dotlich 5, Kyle Gregor 0; Totals: 14 18-25 49.
Below is a list of area basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 3. Check out the weekend edition of the Pilot News for detailed coverage.
Boys basketball: WARSAW 40, TRITON 33
PLYMOUTH 51, WHITKO 21; ARGOSÂ 58, WEST CENTRALÂ 52
Girls basketball: WEST CENTRALÂ 64, ARGOSÂ 48