8th grade girls basketball
Lincoln wins Valpo tourney
Over the weekend, the Lincoln Junior High eighth grade girls basketball team traveled to Valparaiso to participate in its second tournament in as many weeks. The Lady Red Storm used strong second half play in both games to win the tourney title, advancing to the championship with a 35-21 win over Grimmer in the semifinal before taking the title, 38-21, versus Ben Franklin.
Down 18-15 at halftime of the championship, Lincoln responded on both ends of the court, finishing the game on a 20-6 run.
Nicole Horvath led the team with 16 points followed by Ashley Harrell’s seven points. Hanna Hopple and Anna Bockman each added three points as the Red Storm shot 56 percent from the field and had 11 assists to go with 15 field goals.
Following a sloppy first half of play, Lincoln responded by allowing only four points over the final two quarters in the win over Grimmer.
Nicole also led the Red Storm in that game with 17 points and nine rebounds. Lanae Singleton scored eight points, Hopple added five points, Bockman chipped in with three points, and Jenna Thomas added a bucket to go with four offensive rebounds.
Lincoln’s eighth grade girls basketball team will be in action again on Wednesday when they travel to Culver.
7th grade girls basketball
Lincoln 7th wins Ben Franklin tilt
Lincolns’ seventh grade girls basketball team won the Ben Franklin Middle School Tournament over the weekend, beating a tough Grimmer team from Lake Central by a score of 30-20 and topping Ben Franklin in the title match, 43-22.
Leena Tetzloff led the seventh grade Lady Red Storm with 13 points in the championship, while Alli Andrews and Christin Davdison each added seven.
Cortni Cook scored nine points versus Grimmer followed by Andrews with seven.
Women’s college basketball
Lady Chargers fall to No. 9 Lake Michigan
The Lady Chargers basketball team lost a conference game Friday No. 9 Lake Michigan College, 86-53.
Ancilla was tied up at halftime, 30-30, but started to wear down in the second half with a shorthanded roster.
Kaylia Richardson scored 24 points with 10 rebounds, while Plymouth’s Brittany Himes added 14 points, Knox’s Hope Wagner contributed 12 points, and Kristen Trudell grabbed nine rebounds.
The team is now 3-17 and 0-11 in the MCCAA.
The Chargers continue MCCAA play when they host Kalamazoo Valley Community College on Wednesday with tipoff at 5:30 p.m.
Men’s college basketball
Chargers edged by Lake Michigan
The Ancilla men’s basketball team lost a conference game to Lake Michigan College Friday, 61-58.
Jacob Frazier put up 18 points and seven rebounds, and Rosey Green contributed 15 the Chargers’ record to 7-14 on the regular season and 1-10 in the MCCAA. The team continues conference play as they host Kalamazoo Valley Community College on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.