Boys freshman basketball
Plymouth freshmen win home tourney
The Plymouth freshmen boys basketball team won their home tournament on Saturday by defeating Tippecanoe Valley in the championship, 57-20.
Braydon Davidson drained six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points to lead the Pilgrims to victory.
The young Pilgrims advanced to the championship with a 36-25 win over Bremen in the first game. Davidson led the team in the opener as well with 10 points while four other players chipped in with six points apiece.
The freshmen are now 8-3 on the season and will host Wawasee on Thursday.
3 win titles for Plymouth Club at Duneland Tourney
Three Plymouth Youth Wrestling Club grapplers won championships as the club competed in its first tournament of the season Sunday at the Duneland Wrestling Tournament in Chesterton.
Graham Calhoun, Armondo Chatea and John Klinedinst all earned first-place finishes for Plymouth, while Grady Mahoney, Jacob Oliveras, Carter Bush, Brady Pittman and Brandon Pittman claimed five second-place finishes for the club.
Capturing third were Chris Johnson and Keaton Vorheis, while Gage Kinney, Brayden Russell and Colton Sharp each took fourth.
“The wrestlers wrestled hard and competed well,” said coach Jim Calhoun. For most of them this was their first-ever tournament. I was so proud of the way the wrestlers and parents showed sportsmanship and represented Plymouth with pride.”
The young Rockies wrestle in tournaments every week leading to the state championships in Indianapolis in March. The club, which is for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade, practices every Tuesday and Thursday.
Men’s college basketball
Chargers get huge conference win
The Ancilla College men’s basketball won a conference game over Lake Michigan College Saturday, 77-64.
Two Chargers recorded double-doubles in the big MCCAA win as Demetrius Adams finished with 23 points and a prolific 21 rebounds while Jacob Frazier added 13 points with 10 rebounds.
Rosey Green contributed 14 points and five rebounds, and Demetrius Adams set the Ancilla College surpassed Jacoby Edmondson’s single season record for blocked shots with 33.
The victory brings the Chargers’ record to 7-6 on the regular season and 1-2 in MCCAA. The team continues MCCAA play when they travel to Kalamazoo Valley Community College on Wednesday.
Women’s college basketball
Lady Chargers can’t escape early deficit
The Ancilla women’s basketball team lost a conference game 84-47 to ninth- ranked Lake Michigan College.
Kaylia Richardson scored 22 points with 14 rebounds, while Kelly Duke added eight points and nine rebounds. Plymouth alum Brittany Himes contributed 10 points for the Lady Chargers, whose roster was limited to just five players for the third time in a week.
The Lady Chargers continue MCCAA play when they travel to play Kalamazoo Valley Community College on Wednesday.