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John Glenn's Jacy Borlik signs with Bethel

March 4, 2011

WALKERTON — Even as a freshman, Jacy Borlik dreamed of playing college basketball. After impressive junior and senior seasons, the John Glenn standout will finally get her wish.
Borlik, a 5-foot-8 guard/ forward with the Lady Falcons, has committed to continue her basketball career at Bethel College.

Plymouth starts strong at sectional

March 3, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth got off to a red-hot start, and while New Prairie stayed in it for three quarters, things quickly unraveled for the Cougars in the fourth.
The Pilgrims hit their first five shots while holding New Prairie scoreless for the first two and a half minutes to take a 12-0 lead at the 5:24 mark of the first quarter, then went an ultra-efficient 83 percent from the floor in the second half en route to a 56-37 rout of the Cougars in their Sectional 19 quarterfinal Wednesday at The Rock.

Results 3-3

March 3, 2011

Women’s college basketball
Lady Chargers
eliminated in OT thriller
The Ancilla College women’s basketball saw their season come to an end in an overtime thriller, falling 63-56 at third-seeded Lake Michigan College in the opening round of the NJCAA District G Women’s Basketball Tournament in Benton Harbor, Mich. on Tuesday.
Rebecca Bunkowfst scored a career-high 23 points for Ancilla (8-17), connecting on her first seven attempts from beyond the arc to set a team record for three-pointers in a game.

Marian ends Glenn’s season

March 3, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Up against an uptempo Mishawaka Marian squad and struggling to score, John Glenn slowed it down Tuesday.
But the Falcons still couldn’t convert, and the Knights stayed disciplined in the halfcourt, handing Glenn a season-ending 46-34 loss in the Class 3A Sectional 19 opener at Plymouth.
The Falcons scuffled to a 13-for-29 finish from the field, while Marian converted at a 50-percent, 17-for-34 clip for the win.

Bobcats fall to Westville, 70-54

March 3, 2011

BOURBON — The magic that kept Oregon-Davis nipping at Westville’s heels evaporated in the fourth quarter.
After watching the Bobcats stay consistently within a possession or two during the third frame, Westville shot off 12 unanswered points to open the final stanza and shrugged off OD 70-54 in Class A Boys Basketball Sectional 50 first-round action at The Trojan Trench Tuesday.
Westville moves on to face Argos in the second semifinal Friday. Host Triton takes on South Central — a 59-50 winner over Marquette in Tuesday’s opener — in the first semifinal Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Strong finish pushes LaVille into 2nd round at Westview

March 3, 2011

TOPEKA — A mix of age and youth helped keep LaVille’s season alive in Tuesday’s opening round of the Class 2A Westview sectional.
Senior Codee Kimbel and sophomore Nick Amor combined for 17 of LaVille’s 19 fourth-quarter points as the Lancers escaped with a 41-37 win over Jimtown.
Amor, who took a shot to the head late, scored 10 points in the final period to help put LaVille (12-9) in Friday’s 7:30 p.m. semifinal against No. 7 Westview (19-2).

Results 3-2

March 3, 2011

Boys basketball
Bluejays advance at Winamac
Class 2A No. 6 North Judson-San Pierre ran its record to 20 wins Tuesday with an 82-63 victory over Hebron in the Bluejays’ Winamac Sectional opener.
Four Jays finished in double figures led by John Eckert’s 26 points as Kendall Hochstedler scored 18, Andrew Frasure put up 16, and Winston Yergler had 13 for the night.
Hebron, which closes at 13-8, was led by Damon Wallace’s 23 points, followed by Matt McJunkin’s 11 and 10 points from Cody Artuso.

A memorable final run

March 1, 2011

CULVER — Culver Community head coach Tony Scheub told his Lady Cavs to hold their heads high as they left the locker room after the Class 2A Girls Basketball Semistate Saturday.
Because, although they may have fallen a little short of the championship, the list of what the team was able to accomplish far outweighs that close 47-43 loss to No. 1-rated Fort Wayne Luers.

Triton Hall of Fame Class of 2011 honored

March 1, 2011

BOURBON — From 1977 Chicago Bulls NBA draft pick Rich Rhodes to University of Michigan MVP Lorea Feldman to beloved Coach Ron Smith, one contributor, one coach and four student athletes were inducted into the new Triton Athletic Hall of Fame at the Inaugural Banquet on February 19.

Plymouth’s Kaminskas finishes second at Elks State Hoop Shoot

March 1, 2011

NEW CASTLE — Alysa Kaminskas of Plymouth finished second in the 8-9 girls division at the State Elks Hoop Shoot free throw contest at New Castle, Saturday. Alysa was sponsored by the Plymouth Elks Lodge No. 2548.

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