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Lady Pilgrims take 1st loss
South Bend Washington used a 25-6 third quarter to hand Plymouth its first loss of the season at the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ home at The Rock Monday, 55-45.
Amber Redinger finished with a 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Plymouth, while Kaydon Fosler knocked down four 3s en route to 15 points, and Hunter Stevens scored 12 in a game moved up from Wednesday.
Andria Shook handed out three assists, and Haley Harrell finished with four steals, but the Lady Pilgrims found scoring from just three players in an uncharacteristic effort for the team, which has benefitted from a balanced scoresheet throughout the season.
Washington was led by sophomore Tiara Murphyâ€™s 20 points followed by Breâ€™onda Greenâ€™s 17.
Plymouth slips to 6-1 with its first loss and now begins a busy road schedule of three straight away games beginning with the teamâ€™s Northern Lakes Conference opener at Warsaw this Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
â€˘ SOUTH BEND WASHINGTON 55, PLYMOUTH 45
Score by quarters
Washington: 14 24 49 55
Plymouth: 10 24 30 45
WASHINGTON (55): Alexander Qualyshia 4, Camille Coleman 10, Breâ€™onda Green 17, Charkia James 2, Ashley Johnson 0, Sabrina Malone 0, Tiara Murphy 20, Deziray Watts 2, Taylor Wesley 0; Totals not available.
PLYMOUTH (45): Kaydon Fosler 15, Haley Harrell 0, Amber Redinger 18, Andria Shook 0, Hunter Stevens 12, Lauren Tanner 0, Allie Wright 0; Totals: 15 11-16 45.
3-pointers: 4 (Fosler 4), Rebounds: 30 (Redinger 10), Assists: 6 (Shook 3), Steals: 7 (Harrell 2); Fouls (fouled out): 12 (Stevens).
Records: Plymouth 6-1, Washington 5-2
6th grade boys basketball
Triton tops Bremen
Tritonâ€™s sixth grade boys basketball team defeated Bremen 54-32 in a game Monday at Triton Middle School.
Bremen was led by Bryce Ginter with seven points. Justin Zumbrun added six points, David Slos scored five points, and Zach Gilley finished with four points.
In the B game, Triton beat Bremen 37-25.
The B team Lions were led by Bryce Calentine with seven points. Cameron Napier and Dakota Schmeltz added six points each, and Raul Jimenez chipped in four points.
Riverside teams win out last week
The Riverside sixth grade boys basketball A team improved its record to 8-0 during a busy week last week.
On Monday the boys defeated Milford 38-14.
Cam Dennie, Larry Dragani and Cole Filson each scored six points. Clay Hilliard finished with five points, and Shaun Frantz and Brayson Leazenby both had four points.
On Tuesday the boys defeated a tough Tippy Valley team 47-28.
Dragani led the team again with 11 points, while Hilliard had nine, Dennie scored eight, Bryce Carmichael finished with six, and Cole Filson scored five.
Thursday night the Rockets defeated Oregon-Davis by a score of 42-8.
Dennie led the Rockets with eight points, while Donny Hilty and Chapman Yoder both put up six points and Dragani had five.
Meanwhile, the Riverside sixth grade B team improved its record to 7-0.
The B team beat Milford 34-6 Monday, then followed up with a 45-2 win over Tippecanoe Valley.
Caleb Gawronski led the team with 10 points in the win over Milford, while Ezra Winkle finished with eight, and Mitch Rose and Devon Schoff each added four points.
In the win over Tippy Valley, Alex Baca led the team with 12 points, Tim Tremaine scored six, and Payten Dodson, Caleb Gawronski, Jeremy Martin, Mitch Rose and Hamza Yasin all had four points.
Menâ€™s college basketball
Chargers slip in tight game
The Ancilla College menâ€™s basketball fell 87-84 in a close contest to Delta College in Frankenlust, Mich.
A top performance by Jacob Frazier who scored 23 points with eight rebounds was complimented by Demetrius Adamsâ€™ 21 points and Rosey Greenâ€™s 12 points, four rebounds and four assists for the Chargers.
The loss drops their record to 5-2 on the regular season.
They host Danville Area Community College Saturday, Dec. 12 with tipoff at 7:30 p.m. The Chargers then close out the first part of their schedule with a home game against Illinois Valley Community College Dec. 14.
Hodges and Wabash win NCAC opener
Houston Hodges served up five assists with a steal, and Wabash College avenged two home losses to Denison last season with a nip-tuck 75-72 home victory over the Big Red.
Hodges also finished with two points in the North Coast Athletic Conference opener. The Little Giants were led by 15 points each from Kasey Oetting and Ross Sponsler.
Wabash improves to 2-3, with a 1-0 NCAC start and will take the court again today at Trine University. Tip off will be at 7:30 p.m.
Womenâ€™s college basketball
Ancilla women begin win streak
The Lady Chargers basketball team earned its second straight win with a victory over Wilbur Wright College 61-41.
With two of Ancillaâ€™s starters were sidelined with injuries, the Lady Chargers still controlled the game from start to finish.
A top performance from Kaylia Richardson led Ancilla with 22 points, 14 rebounds and five steals while Knoxâ€™s Hope Wagner finished with 14 points. Sydney Beaune chipped in eight points and 13 rebounds, and Kelly Duke added eight points and nine rebounds.
The Lady Chargers are now 3-5 in regular season play and go into their next contest with a two game win streak.
The Lady Chargers will host Danville Area Community College Dec. 12 with tipoff at 5:30p.m.
Starr powers Peregrines
The Purdue University Calumet womenâ€™s basketball team pushed its winning streak to five games with a 93-69 victory over Trinity International Saturday evening in Deerfield, Ill.
The Black and Gold scored the first eight points of the game and never looked back. Plymouth product Alex Starr scored 19 of her team-high 24 points in the opening period as Purdue Calumet built up a 30-point lead, 47-17, at the break after holding the Trojans to just 20.6 percent shooting.
Starr finished 4-of-6 from downtown to reach double figures for the 10th time this season, as all five starters achieved the feat. Culver grad Patrice McBee finished with 11 points, eight rebounds and two blocks.
The Peregrines climb to 6-4 overall and remain within a game of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference lead with a 5-1 mark in the conference.
The Peregrines will return to action today when they hit the road to face No. 22 Huntington. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. CST.