Lakeland Christian Opens Season With Win Over Caston

WINONA LAKE – Lakeland Christian had three players in double figures, helping the Cougars cruise to a 61-49 non-conference boys basketball win over visiting Caston in the season-opening game for both teams.

Josh McDaniel hit a trio of three-point shots and finished with 21 points. Jake Harmon hit four treys en route to 14 points, and Elijah Raymond had 11 for Lakeland Christian.

The Cougars bolted to a 17-4 lead after the first quarter and led 32-15 at halftime.

Caston won the junior varsity game 36-31.

Next up for LCA is a road game at Bethany Christian Nov. 28.



LAKELAND CHRISTIAN 61

CASTON 49

C    4    11    18    16    –    49

LCA    17    15    13    16    –    61

LCA – Josh McDaniel 8 2-2 21, Noah Twombly 1 3-6 5, Braxton Keller 1 2-4 4, Jake Harmon 5 0-0 14, Trae Harris 0 0-0 0, Elijah Raymond 4 2-2 11, Jeremy Gross 3 0-0 6. Totals 22 9-14 61

Caston – Brandon Kinsler 3 3-4 11, Luke Lowe 3 4-4 12, Mike Rans 2 0-0 6, Brady Hartman 4 0-0 9, Hunter Schanlaub 2 1-2 5, Zayne Scott 1 0-0 3, Mark Smith 0 0-1 0, Wyatt Bromett 1 0-0 3. Totals 16 8-11 49.

Three-pointers – LCA 8 (Harmon 4, McDaniel 3, Raymond), Caston 9 (Kinsler 2, Lowe 2, Rans 2, Hartman, Scott, Bromett) Fouls – LCA 11, Caston 11 Fouled out – none; Records – LCA 1-0, Caston 0-1



Lady Vikes Roll To Big Win

AKRON – Tippecanoe Valley opened its Three Rivers Conference girls basketball season in style, getting big performances from several players in a 76-15 rout over visiting Maconaquah Tuesday night.

Addy Miller hit seven three-pointers and finished with 25 points. Sophie Bussard hit six of seven shots from the floor, scoring 12 points. Mackenzie Woodcox had a double-double with 11 points and a team-high 10 rebounds, and Olivia Trippiedi had 10 points for the Lady Vikings.

Valley also rolled to an easy victory in the junior varsity game, 47-5 over the Lady Braves. Sidney Wagner had 16 points and Jillian Walls 10 for the Lady Vikes.

Next up for Tippecanoe Valley is its Thanksgiving Classic tournament Saturday. Valley takes on Goshen at 10 a.m.



TIPPECANOE VALLEY 76

MACONAQUAH 15

M    7    0    4    4    –    15

TV    20    22    18    16    –    76

Valley – Olivia Trippiedi 4-7 2-2 10, Emma Craig 3-6 0-0 6, Jillian Walls 0-3 2-2 2, Sydney Wagner 0-3 0-0 0, Addy Miller 8-12 2-2 25, Sophie Bussard 6-7 0-0 12, Emily Peterson 3-9 0-0 6, Asia O’Connor 2-4 0-0 4, Makenzie Woodcox 3-9 5-6 11. Totals 29-60 11-12 76.

Three-pointers – Valley 7 (Miller 7); Rebounds – Valley 29 (Woodcox 10); Turnovers – Valley 10; Fouls – Valley 12; Fouled out – none; Records – Maconaquah 0-5 (0-3 TRC), Valley 4-1 (1-0 TRC)

JV – Valley 47, Maconaquah 5

Valley – Sidney Wagner 16, Jillian Walls 10, Emma Craig 7, Haley Backus 4, Karina Young 4, Kennedie Brooks 2, Ashley Butler 2, MacKenzie Costello 2



Lady Cougars Fall

DENVER – Lakeland Christian fell behind 18-4 after the first quarter and eventually fell 41-22 at North Miami in a non-conference girls basketball game Tuesday.

Tori Calizo had six points and Anna Reimink five for the Lady Cougars. Brady Gross and Jess Slone each had eight rebounds.

North Miami also won the junior varsity game 35-22 over LCA.

Next up for the Lady Cougars is a Hoosier Plains Conference game. They will host South Bend Community Baptist Nov. 28.



NORTH MIAMI 41

LAKELAND CHRISTIAN 22

LCA    4    6    1    11    –    22

NM    18    12    9    2    –    41

LCA – Tori Calizo 6, Anna Reimink 5, Jess Slone 4, Brady Gross 4, Hope Fancil 3

N. Miami – Adria Hartley 12, Caily Bosler 8, Hannah Hall 8, Bailey Keim 7, Kayla Kraning 4, Cailyn Bosler 2

JV – North Miami 35, LCA 22



NorthWood Edges Triton

NAPPANEE – NorthWood broke a tie late in the game to take a 30-28 non-conference girls basketball win over visiting Triton Tuesday night.

Hannah Wanemacher had a game-high 13 points for Triton. Whytnie Miller had eight, Nicole Sechrist had five and Abigail Powell had two for the Lady Trojans.

The junior varsity game also went to the Lady Panthers 38-26 over Triton. Alyxa Viers had seven points, Lexia Hostrawser had five, Jaela Faulkner three and Abby Viers two for the Lady Trojans.

Triton (2-5) will open play in its tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday against Lebanon in the Trojan Trench. Sheridan and Leo are the other teams in the tourney.



Falcons Whip Warriors

BENTON – Fairfield had a strong start and a stronger finish in its 52-27 non-conference boys basketball win over visiting Wawasee in the season opener for both teams.

The Falcons outscored the Warriors 11-2 in the first period and 22-7 over the last eight minutes.

Jairus Boyer had 16 points to pace Wawasee. Trevon Coleman had five points, Austin Miller had three points and Jacob Hand had three points and a team-high seven rebounds.

The junior varsity game was won by Fairfield 47-23 over Wawasee.

The Warriors open the home portion of their schedule Dec. 1 against Manchester.



FAIRFIELD 52, WAWASEE 27

W    2    11    7    7    –    27

F    11    8    8    22    –    52

Wawasee – Cayden Wegener 0-0 0-0 0, Austin Miller 1-8 0-0 3, Bennett Hoffert 0-3 0-0 0, Jairus Boyer 5-11 3-4 16, Jacob Hand 1-3 1-3 3, Ryan Edington 0-1 0-0 0, Aaron Evans 0-1 0-0 0, Marshal Miller 0-1 0-0 0, Trevon Coleman 2-11 1-2 5, Zak Linnemeier 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 9-39 5-9 27

Fairfield – Peyton Faldoe 3-7 6-8 14, Bentley Miller 1-2 0-2 2, Skylar Mast 0-0 0-0 0, Luke Stevens 3-11 1-1 11, Cordell Hofer 7-9 3-5 17, Nolin Sharick 0-3 0-0 0, Evan Connelly 1-1 0-0 2, Colton Cripe 2-2 2-2 6, Caleb Goeglein 17-35 15-21 52

Three-pointers – Wawasee 4 (boyer 3, Au. Miller), Fairfield 3 (Faldoe 2, Stephens); Rebounds – Wawasee 21 (Hand 7), Fairfield 35 (Stephens 7)’  Turnovers – Wawasee 12, Fairfield 11; Fouls – Wawasee 17, Fairfield 10; Fouled out – none; Records – Wawasee 0-1, Fairfield 1-0

JV – Fairfield 47, Wawasee 23



East Noble Edges Lady Warrior Swimmers

SYRACUSE – Ella Park and Rileigh Atwood won two events each, and were members of two winning relay teams for Wawasee in its 92-84 non-conference girls swimming loss to visiting East Noble Tuesday.

Park won the 200 and 500 freestyle races, and Atwood took the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke. The duo teamed with Belle Brunner and Alyssa Koch to win the 200 and 400 freestyle relays.

Wawasee will open Northern Lakes Conference competition Saturday morning at Warsaw.



EAST NOBLE 92, WAWASEE 84

200 medley relay – 1. East Noble (Naomi Guthrie, Elizabeth Bolinger, Hannah Guthrie, Hannah Denton) 2:09.75, 2. Wawasee 2:18.07, 3. East Noble 2:21.33; 200 freestyle – 1. Ella Park (W) 2:07.92, 2. Cassandra Martin (EN) 2:18.64, 3. Denton (EN) 2:19.63, 4. Caitlin Kingery (W) 2:22.93, 5. Alison Troutman (W) 2:32.78; 200 IM – Rileigh Atwood (W) 2:28.29, 2. Bolinger (EN) 2:34.33, 3. H. guthrie (EN) 2:40.37, 4. Abigail Hackleman (W) 2:43.68; 50 freestyle – 1. Henning (EN) 27.37, 2. Belle Brunner (W) 28.91, 3. Rachel Weber (EN) 29.57, 4. Tessa Freel (W) 29.85; Diving – 1. Samantha Richards (EN) 135.65; 100 butterfly – 1. Henning (EN) 1:08.56, 2. Delaney Dentler (EN) 1:15.32, 3. Lizzy Brugh (W) 1:17.25, 4. Hackelman (W) 1:18.02, 5. Alexis Bellamy (W) 1:21.51; 100 freestyle – 1. Denton (EN) 1:01.89, 2. Alyssa Koch (W) 1:02.36, 3. Martin (EN) 1:02.63, 4. Freel (W) 2:08.16, 5. Alexandra Haberman (W) 1:09.82; 500 freestyle – 1. Park (W) 5:37.19, 2. N. Guthrie (EN) 6:14.35, 3. Lizzy Brugh (W) 6:35.77, 4. Troutman (W) 6:44.79; 200 freestyle relay – 1. Wawasee (Koch, Brunner, Atwood, Park) 1:53.22, 2. East Noble 1:53.66, 3. East Noble 2:10.53; 100 backstroke – 1. N. Guthrie (EN) 1:09.76, 2. Koch (W) 1:10.89, 3. Dentler (EN) 1:13.67, 4. Brunner (W) 1:14.33, 5. Bellamy (W) 1:23.06; 100 breaststroke – 1. Atwood (W) 1:12.92, 2. Bolinger (EN) 1:17.77, 3. Kingery (W) 1:23.43, 5. Emily Eshbach (W) 1:32.14; 400 freestyle relay – 1. Wawasee (Park, Brunner, Koch, Atwood) 4:09.76, 2. East Noble 4:10.37, 3. East Noble 4:29.41.



Peru Wrestlers Down Squires In TRC Match

PERU – Manchester won four matches by pin, but fell 58-24 to Peru in Three Rivers Conference wrestling Tuesday.

Sophomore Kevin Morales (132 pounds) won by pin in his first career match. Braden Fortner (138), Wade France (152) and Trey McNall (220) also pinned their opponents.

Next up for Manchester is the Wabash County Meet on Dec. 2.