Archive - Feb 2012 - Sports Article
TOPEKA â€” One area team advanced; one is done.
LaVille succumbed late to host Westview in a back-and-forth opener, while Bremen jumped off to a fast start and held off a tenacious Prairie Heights squad in the late quarterfinal at Class 2A Sectional 35 Tuesday.
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The Lions got off to a slow start in their regular-season closer last Friday, and Culver punished them for it.
PLYMOUTH â€” John Glennâ€™s Josh Anderson was a difference maker Tuesday.
The Falcon senior compiled 24 points against conference foe New Prairie, but his biggest impact may have come when he didnâ€™t have the ball.
BOURBON â€” In a season chock full of memorable moments and performances, Tritonâ€™s Clay Yeo tacked on one more of each Tuesday.
The 6-foot-6 juniorâ€™s first-quarter trey set a new Triton single-season scoring record, and he erupted for 15 of his game-high 27 points during an eight-minute stretch in the second half to lead the Class A No. 5 Trojans to a 70-45 victory over Oregon-Davis in the Class A Boys Basketball Sectional 51 opener at The Trojan Trench.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. â€” Plymouth graduate Jessica Centa was one of three Saint Maryâ€™s basketball players given Michiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association All-Conference honors, the college announced Tuesday.
Centa was named to the All-MIAA second team along with teammate Patsy Mahoney, while Kelley Murphy was named to the first team for the Belles.
John Glenn basketball players talk during a break in the action of their final home game against Plymouth last week. From left to right they are: Charlie Dreesen, Tom Knape, Josh Anderson, Tyler Prentkowski and Nathan Stegemiller.
HAMMOND â€” The Purdue University Calumetâ€™s womenâ€™s basketball team led the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference with five players on the all-conference team, as the CCAC announced its postseason awards.
Plymouth High School grad Alex Starr, Stephaine Beck and Brooklyn Short all earned First Team All-CCAC recognition, while Amanda Gaskin and Kami Graber were named to the All-CCAC Second Team.
Jr. high wrestling
Lincoln stays unbeaten at LaVille super duals
The Lincoln Junior High wrestling team went 5-0 at the Laville â€śKing of the Matâ€ť super duals Saturday. The young Rockies stayed perfect on the season at 18-0 with the win.
Lincoln defeated opponents by wide margins all day long, beating North Judson 117-12, Schmucker 76-30, Tippecanoe Valley 120-9 and LaVille 76-40. Lincolnâ€™s boys accomplished their goal of beating traditional power and Penn high school feeder Schmucker, but unfortunately Discovery â€” another Penn feeder â€” scored more team points in Pool play than Lincoln.
Culver Military Academyâ€™s Leopoldo Burguete swam in two races at the IHSAAâ€™s Boys State Swim Finals last weekend. He finished 30th in the 500 freestyle and swam the second leg for CMAâ€™s 29th-place 400 freestyle relay team.
Plymouth freshman Hunter Stevens earned the Lady Pilgrims their lone All-Northern Lakes Conference selection last week. She finished her freshman season with 144 points in 19 games played for Plymouth for an average of 7.58 points per game.
As the 102nd Annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament opens this week, Plymouth is hoping it can carry over some of its regular season home court magic into the Class 3A Sectional 19 tilt at The Rock, while Triton is looking to keep its four-peat sectional championship streak alive at home at The Trojan Trench in Class A Sectional 51 play, and Northern State Conference competitors LaVille and Bremen head to Westview to vie for the Class 2A Sectional 35 crown.
Class 3A Sectional 19