CMA drops opener
An 18-7 second quarter run by visiting Indianapolis Homeschool left Culver Military trailing by 10 at the half, and the Eagles never quite recovered in a 45-39 season-opening loss at home at Fleet Gymnasium Monday night.
Homeschool — which already had six games under its belt heading into Culver Military — knocked down six triples in the win, while CMA scuffled to a 4-for-10 finish from the foul line in the six-point loss.
Newcomer and 6-11 center Bradley Fisher led all scorers with 21 points for the Eagles, while Hayes Barnes finished with eight and Nick Zalduendo scored six. Eljay Murray was CMA’s only other scorer with two points for the night.
Homeschool moves to 6-1, and the Eagles slip to an 0-1 start.
CMA now faces a long Thanksgiving layover before returning to the court Nov. 30 at home against LaVille.
• INDIANAPOLIS HOMESCHOOL 45, CULVER MILITARY 39
Score by quarters
IH: 11 29 40 45
CMA: 12 19 31 39
Homeschool (45): Paul Settle 4 0-0 10, Tommy Mangan 1 3-4 5, Rees Surface 2 2-2 6, Kyle Knuth 3 0-0 9, Stefan Wolowec 3 6-7 13, Sam Baker 0 0-0 0, Peter Jones 1 0-0 2; Totals: 14 11-13 45.
CMA (39): Demetreus Rush-Bailey 0 0-0 0, Hayes Barnes 3 0-0 8, Alec Proeh 1 0-0 2, Eljay Murray 0 0-0 0, Austin Proeh 0 0-0 0, Nick Zalduendo 2 1-4 6, Rayford Dexter El 0 0-0 0, Lorenzo Ricks 1 0-0 0, Bradley Fisher 9 3-6 21, Aaron Marshall 0 0-0 0; Totals: 16 4-10 39.
3-pointers: Homeschool 6 (Knuth 3, Settle 2, Wolowec), CMA 3 (Barnes 2, Zalduendo); Fouls (fouled out): Homeschool 11 (none), CMA 15 (none).
Records: Homeschool 6-1, CMA 0-1.
JV score: CMA 41 (Dexter El 11, Murray 10), Homeschool 24 (Jones 7).
8th grade boys basketball
Lincoln 8th grade teams stay unbeaten
The Lincoln eighth grade boys basketball teams faced the Wawasee Warriors at home in an early morning contest Saturday, notching wins in both games. The A team was victorious with a final tally of 44-18.
Nick Felke led all scorers with 17 points, and Ryan Carmichael added eight for the winners. The B team also won the late contest.
The Red Storm A and B teams remain undefeated at 3-0 and 2-0, respectively. They will return to action today at Urey Middle School.
7th grade boys basketball
Lincoln 7th teams split at Wawasee
Lincoln’s seventh grade Red Storm traveled to Wawasee Saturday.
The A team won a hard-fought game 33-27, while the B team took its first loss, 33-21.
Kaden McCrammer finished with a double-double of 16 points and 14 rebounds in the A game.
The B team suffered scoring droughts in the first and second quarters on its way to the loss. Colin Harding and Keegan Thomas both scored four points in the losing effort.
The A team record is now 3-0, while the B team falls to 1-1. The seventh grade will be back in action tonight at home versus Urey Middle School.
Women’s college basketball
Starr and PUC dominate rivalry game
Lady Pilgrims alum Alex Starr finished with 14 points as one of four Purdue Calumet players in double figures, and led for all but two minutes of an 89-74 win over local rival Calumet St. Joseph on Saturday afternoon.
Starr finished with 14 points and six rebounds in the win, while teammates Kami Graber and Brooklyn Short tallied 23 and 20 points, respectively, and Amanda Gaskin recorded 14 points and 15 rebounds.
The Peregrines improve to 2-4 overall and 2-1 in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference with the victory.
Purdue Calumet will be back in action today when it hosts Judson for a CCAC contest at the Fitness and Recreation Center at 7 p.m.
Lady Chargers get 1st win over Andrews
The Ancilla College women’s basketball team took home its first victory of the season with a 66-62 win over Andrews University.
The Lady Chargers got off to a slow start put got over the hump with a late push in the last four minutes of the game.
Kaylia Richardson had another solid performance with 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Plymouth product Brittany Himes also notched a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds.
The Lady Chargers moved to 1-4 in regular season play. They play on the road Nov. 29 against Prairie State College.
Men’s college basketball
Chargers continue to roll
The Ancilla College men’s basketball team stayed unbeaten with a win Saturday over Edison Community College at home.
The Chargers overcame some shooting troubles with a strong defensive effort.
Outstanding performances were put in by Demetrius Adams, who had 28 points and 10 rebounds and Jacob Frazier with another double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds. Rosey Green added 26 points with four assists, while Corey Burton tallied five assists.
The Chargers have a positive point differential of 160 points as they move to a 5-0 start. Ancilla looks to continue its dominance Saturday when the team travels to to Chicago to take on Prairie State College.