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Plymouth stays perfect in NLC
Plymouthâ€™s Rockies remained unbeaten in Northern Lakes Conference wrestling with a 60-12 win on the road at Warsaw Wednesday.
Plymouth wrestlers won six matches by pinfall as Nolan Wright, Logan Wiegand, Eli Wendt, Aaron Houin and Drew Dodson all earned second-round victories by fall, and Vicinte Vasquez notched a third-period pin for the Rockies in a make-up of a dual meet rescheduled from two weeks ago due to illness throughout the Plymouth lineup.
Kam Markovich and DeAndre Pickford won their bouts by decision, and the Rockies took wins in another three weight classes by forfeit in the lopsided NLC victory, which pushed Plymouth to 15-3 overall with an unblemished 5-0 league mark.
Plymouthâ€™s varsity will compete at the John McKee Memorial Invitational at Rochester Saturday morning, when the Rockies JV will wrestle at the New Prairie JV Tournament.
â€˘ PLYMOUTH 60, WARSAW 12
106: John Mills (P) by FF; 113: Cody Allmon (P) by FF; 120: Luis Munoz (W) Maj. Dec. Triston Rodriguez 16-5; 126: Luis Cervantes (W) Maj. Dec. Terrance Hooten 14-5; 132: Kam Markovich (P) Dec. Rene Adame 7-3; 138: Ricardo Ahuatl (W) Maj. Dec. Austin Mahoney 17-6; 145: Nolan Wright (P) pin Jared Burgh 2:47; 152: John Stillson (P) by FF; 160: Logan Wiegand (P) pin Shane Brown 2:28; 170: Eli Wendt (P) pin Marcos Rodriguez 2:07; 182: Aaron Houin (P) pin Lester Payne 2:28, 195: Vicinte Vasquez (P) pin Hector Carbajal 4:37; 220: DeAndre Pickford (P) dec. Migeul Delfin 10-6; Hvywt: Drew Dodson (P) pin Ben Plummer 3:07.
Record: Plymouth 15-3 (5-0 NLC)
JV matches: Plymouth 2, Warsaw 1
Comets shoot through OD
Castonâ€™s Jacob Howdeshell rained in eight 3-pointers en route to 26 points, and the host Comets handed Oregon-Davis a 54-28 defeat in the opener at the Caston Shootout Wednesday.
Joel Worthington scored a team-leading 10 points for OD, while Blake Hurford and Dalton Taylor finished with six and five points, respectively, for the Bobcats, who remained winless at 0-6.
Quentin Douglass put up 16 behind Howdeshellâ€™s game-high 26 for Caston.
The Bobcats will play Morgan Township â€” a 46-33 loser to Kankakee Valley Wednesday â€” in a consolation game Saturday at 11:30 a.m. ET.
â€˘Â CASTON 54, OREGON-DAVIS 28
Score by quarters
OD: 3 12 20 28
Caston: 12 22 38 54
OD (28): Cameron Clark 0, Jared Coleman 0, Blake Hurford 6, Zach Johnston 2, Matt Minix 1, Carl Schnekenburger 4, Dalton Taylor 5, Joel Worthington 10; Totals:
CASTON (54): Quentin Douglass 16, Alex Howdeshell 2, Jacob Howdeshell 26, Brayton Jellison 4, Wyatt Kelley 0, Jake Kingery 0, Corey Moss 6, Daniel Scales 0; Totals: 15 7-13 54.
3-pointers: OD 1 (Hurford), Caston 11 (J. Howdeshell 8, Douglass 2, Moss 1); Fouls (fouled out): OD 18 (none), Caston 16 (none).
Records: OD 0-6, Caston 4-3
Womenâ€™s college basketball
Starr, PUC win at IUSB
The Purdue University Calumet womenâ€™s basketball team rallied in the second half to pull out a 66-53 victory at Indiana South Bend Tuesday evening. Â
Plymouth grad Alex Starr finished with 14 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the line as one of four Peregrines in double figures in the win.
The Peregrines push their overall record to 10-4 overall and 8-1 in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. They will have an extended break for the holidays before facing local rival Indiana Northwest on Dec. 29.Tip-off is scheduled for 1 p.m.