CMA closes team season at Jimtown Regional
The Eagles managed just three wins, and Culver Military Academy fell out of contention for a team regional championship in the first round of the Jimtown Wrestling Regional Wednesday.
CMA lost 58-17 to East Noble, which went on to fall to meet champion Penn in a competitive final, 38-30.
Anthony McHugh pinned his opponent in just 18 seconds at 132 pounds, while Edmond Hogan claimed a dominant 18-1 tech fall over his opponent at 152 pounds, and Pascal Brun won by forfeit at 145 pounds.
McHugh, Brun and Hogan will all wrestle at the Rochester Individual Wrestling Regional this Saturday, along with five other CMA wrestlers.
• EAST NOBLE 58, CULVER MILITARY 17
At Jimtown Regional at Elkhart
106: Connor Knapp (EN) by forfeit; 113: Sterling Lutter (EN) by forfeit; 120: Jacob Weimer (EN) pin Andrew Wildermuth :30; 126: Kalib Jackson (EN) pin Daniel Turner :22; 132: Anthony McHugh (CMA) pin Brennen Storey :18; 138: Lucas Riecke (EN) pin Carlos Salinas :52; 145: Pascal Brun (CMA) by forfeit; 152: Edmond Hogan (CMA) tech fall Eli Parks 18-1; 160: Evan Argueta (EN) decision Michael Anthony 13-6; 170: Blake Rodenbeck (EN) decision Danny Williams 4-0; 182: Clint Hoffar (EN) pin Collin Parker 1:17 195: Ross Walker (EN) by forfeit; 220: Brandon Joest (EN) by forfeit; 285: Dranke DeMuyt (EN) decision Collin Pepper 11-0.
Triton wins 4th straight
Triton outscored Whitko 17-10 in the third quarter to take an eight-point advantage into the final frame en route to a 55-45 win on the road Wednesday.
The Class A No. 7 Lady Trojans saw three players in double figures as Shana Anderson finished with a game-high 17 points to go with five steals, Taylor Hatfield had 14 points, and Kylie Mason had a strong all-around game with 11 points, seven rebounds, four steals and three assists.
Whitko was led by Karissa Olinske’s 14 points in the loss.
Triton improves to 14-5 with its fourth straight win. The Trojans conclude their Northern State Conference schedule as they host LaVille Friday at 8 p.m.
• TRITON 55, WHITKO 45
Score by quarters
Triton: 10 21 38 55
Whitko: 14 20 30 45
TRITON (55): Taylor Hatfield 2 9-12 14, Breanna Lemler 1 2-2 4, Krystal Sellers 0 3-5 3, Kylie Mason 4 1-1 11, Mallorie Jennings 1 1-4 3, Shana Anderson 4 7-13 17, Megan Howdeshell 1 1-4 3; Totals: 13 24-41 55.
WHITKO (45): Kelly Reiff 0 0-0 0, Karissa Olinske 3 7-8 14, Cagney Craig 0 0-2 0, Josie Sparks 2 1-2 5, Micaela Sylvester 4 0-0 8, Melanie Kelsey 0 0-0 0, Katee Reiff 2 3-4 7, Lynsi Hicks 1 3-3 5, Baliee Juillerat 2 0-0 4, Cassie Jones 1 0-0 2, Megan Zumbrun 0 0-0 0; Totals: 15 14-19 45.
3-pointers: Triton 5 (Mason 2, Anderson 2, Hatfield), Whitko 1 (Olinske); Turnovers: Triton 20, Whitko 23; Rebounds: Triton 35 (Mason 7), Whitko 38 (Sparks 5, Sylvester 5); Steals: Triton 12 (Anderson 5), Whitko 10 (Olinske 4); Assists: Triton 10 (Mason 3), Whitko 8 (Olinske 2, Craig 2, Reiff 2); Fouls (fouled out): Triton 19 (Howdeshell), Whitko 28 (Sylvester).
Records: Triton 14-5, Whitko 8-12
Boys freshman basketball
Plymouth beats Mishawaka
Plymouth’s boys freshman basketball team beat Mishawaka, 36-30.
Tyler England led the Pilgrims in scoring with 14 points.
8th grade girls basketball
Lincoln 8th tops Tippy Valley
The eighth grade Lady Red Storm beat Tippy Valley Tuesday night, 24-21. Leading the way for Lincoln was Shannon Stephenson with 16 points.
Elise Patrick had four, and Morgan Oberley and Nicole Burdine chipped in a bucket apiece, and the Lady Red Storm played pesky team defense through three quarters.
Lincoln is back in action this evening at Bremen.
7th grade girls basketball
Lincoln takes 1st loss
Lincoln Junior High’s seventh grade girls basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday night, falling to Tippy Valley 25-22. Lanae Singleton led the team in scoring with eight points.
The girls will be in action again this evening when they take on visiting Bremen at 4:30 p.m.
Argos earns regional berth
The Argos Bowling teams participated in the sectional last weekend. The Argos girls bowling team finished third at its sectional last weekend and will advance to the Michigan City Regional this Saturday.
The girls shot 2, 266 after the qualifying rounds and were seeded fourth going into the stepladder competition. In the first stepladder game, Argos defeated Plymouth 274-261. In the second stepladder game, Argos lost to Penn 227-308. South Bend Clay defeated Penn for the team title 341-316.
In the singles competition Sunday, Cohagan was the girls single champion. She shot a 539 in the qualifying games and was seeded first going into the stepladder games. In the championship game, Cohagan defeated Tashenna Bougher of New Prairie 182-172 to win the title. She will compete in the Michigan City Regional on Saturday.
Jina Ewing had the girls’ high two-game series for the Michiana West Conference with a 448. She and Cohagan were named to the Michiana West All-Conference Second Team.
Also advancing to the singles regional are Jina Ewing, who shot 495 and finished ninth in sectional and Jamie Ewing, who shot 479 and finished 10th in sectional. Other girls’ scores were Brittani Brown 383 (38th), Liz Hack 311 (60th), Sam Quimby 305 (62nd), and Chelsea Bradley 293 (63rd).
Dragons finish season
The Argos boys bowling team finished out its season with a 12th-place result at sectional last weekend.
The boys shot 1,746 for the team competition. Competing for the boys were Zach Smith, Tyler Nelson, Landon West, Noah Duff and Dylan Williams. Winning the boys’ team title was Penn.
No boys advanced in the singles competition. Boys’ scores were Ben Krull 528 (17th), Dylan Williams 419 (52nd), Zach Smith 411 (55th), Noah Duff 349 (70th), Landon West 285 (73rd), and Tyler Nelson 209 (75th). Winning the boys’ singles competition was David Arnold from Mishawaka.
Regional competition is Saturday at City Lanes in Michigan City. Singles begin at 9 a.m. CST, and team begins at 1 p.m. CST.
Men’s college basketball
Ball State loses to MAC foe Buffalo
The Ball State men’s basketball team suffered a 73-57 loss to Mid-American Conference foe Buffalo Wednesday night at Alumni Arena. The Bulls opened the second half on a 24-10 run to improve to 6-2 in MAC play while the Cardinals fell to 4-4 in league action.
Plymouth grad Randy Davis finished with three assists, two points and a steal in the loss.
Women’s college basketball
Belles grind out win over Albion
The Saint Mary’s basketball used an 11-2 run to break a 53-53 tie and take control of the game in the final minutes of the game on their way to a 70-62 win on the road.
Plymouth alum Jessica Centa matched her career-high single-game point total on the night with 18 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor and 8-of-8 from the free throw line.