8th grade girls basketball
Lincoln loses to LaPorte
The eighth grade Lady Red Storm had another close loss to LaPorte Boston, 20-17.
The game was a defensive battle, and Shannon Stephenson, Kara Morwood and Morgan Oberley scored six, five and five points, respectively.
7th grade girls basketball
Lincoln seventh teams beat LaPorte
Lincoln Junior High’s seventh grade girls basketball team ran its record to 13-4 Monday night with a 35-9 win over LaPorte’s Boston Middle School. After a sluggish first half, Lincoln finished strong on both ends, shooting 43 percentfrom the field and giving up just two points through the final two quarters.
Nicole Horvath led the way with 15 points, Victoria Styers and Ashley Harrell each added six, Anna Bockman chipped in with four points, and Brittani Splix and Lanae Singleton each added a bucket. The Lady Red Storm grabbed 26 rebounds, including nine offensive rebounds by Singleton, and tallied 11 assists and 18 steals.
Lincoln’s seventh grade girls B Team was also in action Monday night and completed the sweep of Boston, winning by a narrow 12-11.
Trailing 10-6 at the half, Lincoln turned up the defensive intensity and took advantage of fast-break opportunities and second-chance points. Cassie McPherron led the team in scoring with four points and Amber Blissmer, Hanna Hopple, Emma Frantz and Adrianna Lowry each added a bucket.
The girls will be in action again tonight when they travel to Triton.
Women’s college tennis
Belles blank Indiana Tech
Plymouth alumna Shannon Elliott and No. 2 doubles partner Kayle Sexton set the tone early as the Saint Mary’s tennis team defeated visiting Indiana Tech at the Eck Tennis Pavilion on Tuesday.
Elliott and Sexton notched the Belles their first win of the meet, 8-1, and Saint Mary’s went on to record straight-set wins across the board against Indiana Tech.
The Belles (2-1) will return to action over their spring break in Orlando, Fla., beginning with two matches on March 11 against Howard Payne and St. Francis.