Lady Squires Come Back, But Fall Short At North Miami

DENVER – Manchester scored just one point in the second quarter and trailed by 13 points at halftime before a second-half comeback fell just short in a 45-43 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball loss at North Miami Saturday night.

The Lady Squires outscored North Miami 15-11 in the third period and 19-12 in the fourth quarter to make the game close.

Sydney Day had 15 points for Manchester, and Kennedy Fierstos 12 for the Lady Squires.

“This was a great game to be a part of,” Manchester coach Jacob Everett said. “Our girls battled back from 13 down to have a chance to tie the game late. Unfortunately we weren’t able to execute late and had some struggles in the second quarter.

“I’m proud of the fight and determination we showed to come back tonight.”

In the junior varsity game Mackenzie Day had 10 points, with Kennidy Lauer and Gabbie Brewer adding eight points each for Manchester in its 50-12 win over North Miami.

Manchester (8-9 overall, 4-1 TRC)  hosts Peru in a conference game Wednesday.



NORTH MIAMI 45

MANCHESTER 43

M    8    1    15    19    –    43

NM    10    12    11    12    –    45

Manchester – Sydney Day 15 points, 3 steals, 2 assists, 1 rebound; Kennedy Fierstos 12 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists; Emma West 8 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal; Kerigan Hatfield 4 points, 2 steals, 1 rebound; Erika Kendall 2 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals; Kiera Hatfield 2 points, 3 assists, 3 steals, 2 rebounds; Jirni Cripe 1 rebound, 1 steal; Eva Bazzoni 2 rebounds

Records: Manchester 8-9 (4-1 TRC), North Miami 10-3 (3-2 TRC)

JV – Manchester 50, North Miami 12

Manchester – Mackenzie Day 10, Kennidy Lauer 8, Gabbie Brewer 8, Ranissa Shambarger 6, Beletu Stout 5, Morgan Parrett 5, Emma Garriott 3, Kyrsten Eakright 3, Sarah Pegg 2.



Lady Dragons Trip LCA

ARGOS – Hope Fancil had 18 points for Lakeland Christian in its 41-33 non-conference girls basketball loss at Argos Saturday.

Tori Calizo had seven points and seven rebounds for the Lady Cougars. Jess Slone and Anna Reimink pulled down six rebounds each for Lakeland Christian.

The junior varsity game went to Argos 21-9 over LCA.

The Lady Cougars take an 8-7 record into its game at Cornerstone Christian Tuesday night.



ARGOS 41

LAKELAND CHRISTIAN 33

LCA    6    5    9    13    –    33

A    4    12    13    12    –    41

LCA – Hope Fancil 18, Tori Calizo 7, Jess Slone 2, Anna Reimink 2, Brady Gross 2.

Argos – Dunlap 14, Stryker 8, Morris 8, Manikowski 5, Hoffman 4, Kunce 2.

Records: LCA 8-7, Argos 8-6

JV – Argos 21, LCA 9



Lady Warriors Fall At NorthWood In NLC Game

NAPPANEE – NorthWood pulled away in the second half to take a 60-39 Northern Lakes Conference girls basketball win over visiting Wawasee Saturday.

Aubrey Kuhn led Wawasee with 13 points, while Hannah-Marie Lamle and Casey Schroeder added nine points each.

NorthWood also won the junior varsity game 31-13 and the freshman game 23-16 over Wawasee.

Wawasee (8-8 overall, 0-4 NLC) plays at Columbia City Tuesday night.



NORTHWOOD 60, WAWASEE 39

W    7    7    8    17    –    39

NW    13    9    17    21    –    60

Wawasee – Kenzie Smith 0 0-0 0, Kabrea Rostochak 1 1-4 3, Hannah-Marie Lamle 4 1-2 9, Casey Schroeder 4 0-1 9, Morgan Adkins 0 0-0 0, Aubrey Kuhn 3 4-5 13, Caitlin Wortinger 1 0-0 2, Hannah Lancaster 1 0-1 3, Danielle Jenkins 0 0-0 0, Rhian Galloway 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 6-13 39.

NorthWood – N. Trenshaw 0 0-0 0, R. Hartman 0 0-2 0, K. Parisi 0 0-0 0, K. Fielstra 2 4-4 10, K. Bergman 6 0-0 12, A. Minnich 1 2-2 4, K. Rulli 7 1-3 15, S. Feenstra 2 2-2 7, K. Miller 0 2-2 2, M. Payne 5 0-0 10. Totals 23 11-15 60.

Three-pointers – Wawasee 5 (Kuhn 3, Schroeder, Lancaster), NorthWood 3 (Fielstra 2, Feenstra); Fouls – Wawasee 17, NorthWood 15; Fouled out – none; Records: Wawasee 8-8 (0-4 NLC), NorthWood 13-4 (4-0 NLC)

JV – NorthWood 31, Wawasee 13

Wawasee – Madison Mottern 4, Kenzie Smith 4, Daniuelle Jenkins 3, Morgan Adkins 2.

Freshman – NorthWood 23

Wawasee 16

Wawasee – Autumn Turner 10, Aiyana Peroles 4, Stephanie Ruiz 2.



Hornets Edge Warriors

SYRACUSE – Angola downed Wawasee 33-27 in a non-conference boys basketball game Saturday night. The game was originally set for Nov. 25 and postponed.

Statistics for the game were not available at press time.

Wawasee (3-8) hosts Elkhart Memorial in a Northern Lakes Conference game Friday night at the Hardwood Teepee.



Lady ‘Cats Fall To Rochester

SOUTH WHITLEY – Kayla Schipper had nine points for Whitko in its 47-30 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball loss to visiting Rochester Saturday night.

Ellie Snep had eight points and Emalee Duggins six for the Lady Wildcats. The loss was the 12th straight for Whitko.

Now 1-15 for the season, Whitko travels to Ossian to face 3A No. 17 Norwell Wednesday night in a non-conference contest.



Pilgrims Drop Vikings

AKRON – Tippecanoe Valley dropped a non-conference boys baskretball game 62-35 to visiting Plymouth Saturday night.

Statisitcs from the game were not available as of press time.

Valley (2-9) will host Rochester in a Three Rivers Conference game Friday night.



Freshman Boys Basketball

Manchester Tournament

Semifinals

Wawasee 37, FW Bishop Luers 27

Wawasee – Justin Castro 12, Ethan Carey 9, Kameron Salazar 7.



Championship

Wawasee 31, Manchester 24

Wawasee – Carey 14, Castro 11, Adam Beer 4.