Lady Vikings Get Conference Win At Wabash In Overtime

WABASH – Sophie Bussard scored 25 points to lead Tippecanoe Valley to a 59-53 overtime win over Wabash in a Three Rivers Conference girls basketball clash Saturday night.

Valley owned a 10-point lead at the end of the first quarter, but Wabash erased all but one point by halftime, and tied the game headed into the fourth quarter.

Emily Peterson hit 7 of 8 free throws on her way to a 16-point night. Mackenzie Woodcox had a team-high seven rebounds.

Valley rolled to a 35-21 win in the junior varsity contest. Karina Young led the Lady Vikes with 10 points.

Now 8-1, Valley travels to Bourbon to take on Triton Wednesday night.



TIPPECANOE VALLEY 59

WABASH 53 (OT)

TV    16    8    11    13    11    –    59

W    6    17    12    13    5    –    53

Valley – Olivia Trippiedi 1-1 0-0 2, Jillian Walls 1-3 1-2 3, Addy Miller 1-6 1-2 3, Sophie Bussard 9-17 7-12 25, Emily Peterson 3-14 7-8 16, Asia O’Connor 2-3 2-3 6, Makenzie Woodcox 2-7 0-5 4. Totals 19-51 18-32 59.

Wabash – Hope Unger 3-7 2-2 9, Bailey Yoakum 4-9 5-10 13, Abby Vinopal 0-2 0-0 0, Tabatha Wagner 4-4 0-0 8, Carmen Higdon 3-9 8-8 14, Alivia Short 2-4 5-8 9, Kiley Stone 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 16-37 20-28 53.

Three-pointers – Valley 3 (Peterson 3), Wabash 1 (Unger); Rebounds – Valley 23 (Woodcox 7), Wabash 23 (Yoakum 7); Turnovers – Valley 15, Wabash 18; Fouls – Valley 21, Wabash 22; Fouled out – Miller, Yoakum, Wagner, Higdon; Records: Valley 8-1 (2-0 TRC), Wabash 4-4 (0-1 TRC)

JV – Valley 35, Wabash 21

Valley – Karina Young 10, Jillian Walls 6, Haley Backus 6, Sidney Wagner 5, Emma Craig 5, M. Costello 3.



LCA Sweeps Hamilton Hoops Teams

HAMILTON – Lakeland Christian’s girls and boys basketball teams both won non-conference games at Hamilton Saturday. The Lady Cougars routed the Lady Marines 77-18, then the LCA boys came back from a six-point halftime deficit to win 57-46.

Hope Fancil and Tori Calizo had double-doubles. Fancil led all scorers with 27 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for the Lady Cougars. Calizo had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Anna Reimink had 10 points and four boards, and Jess Slone had eight points and a team-high 15 rebounds in the winning effort.

In the boys game, the Cougars trailed 32-26 at intermission, but held the Marines to 14 second-half points. Josh McDaniel and Jake Harmon hit four three-point shots each, finishing with 24 and 16 points, respectively. Elijah Raymond hit a pair of treys and finished with eight points and six rebounds.

The LCA boys will take a 2-2 record into its game at Benton HomeSchool Tuesday night. The Lady Cougars (5-3) host Bethany Christian Tuesday night.



LAKELAND CHRISTIAN GIRLS 77

HAMILTON 18

LCA    18    25    16    18    –    77

H    1    3    1    7    –    18

LCA – Hope Fancil 27, Tori Calizo 14, Anna Reimink 10, Jess Slone 8, Brady Gross 8, Maddie Paris 5, Abigail Fishel 5.

Hamilton – Tori Creager 7, Jill Ice 5, Kaitlyn Stoy 3, Brea Steury 2, Nadia Lin 1.

LCA Rebounds – Slone 15, Calizo 11, Fancil 11, B. Gross 8, Fishel 6, Reimink 4, Lauren Starrett 3, Jordan Gross 1, Paris 1; Records – LCA 5-3, Hamilton 0-8



LAKELAND CHRISTIAN BOYS 57

HAMILTON 46

LCA    14    12    19    12    –    57

H    17    15    7    7    –    46

LCA – Josh McDaniel 8 4-4 24, Noah Twombly 0 3-4 3, Braxton Keller 2 0-0 5, Jake Harmon 6 0-0 16, Trae Harris 0 0-0 0, Elijah Raymond 3 0-0 8, Jeremy Gross 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 8-11 57.

Hamilton – Alex Thain 3 1-1 7, Nick Johnson 2 0-2 6, Dustin Cool 4 1-2 12, Griffin Kohli 4 1-2 10, Bailey Merritt 4 0-0 11, Harrison Beard 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 3-7 46.

Three-pointers – LCA 11 (McDaniel 4, Harmon 4, Raymond 2, Keller), Hamilton 9 (Cool 3, Merritt 3, Johnson 2, Kohli); Fouls – LCA 13, Hamilton 14; Fouled out – Johnson; Records: LCA 2-2, Hamilton 1-2

JV – LCA 45, Hamilton 31

LCA – Trenton Parker 20.



Lady Squires Get Three Rivers Conference Win

NORTH MANCHESTER – Erika Kendall had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Sydney Day had nine points and a team-high 13 boards for Manchester in its 38-27 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball win over visiting Northfield Saturday night.

Kennedy Fierstos and Emma West had seven points each, and Kiera Hatfield had four points to round out the Lady Squire scoring.

Manchester trailed 18-15 at halftime, then outscored the Lady Norse 23-9 in the second half.

“Our team executed our game plan very well tonight. After a week of great practice, the girls played really well. We were able to take away their first offensive option and rebound well,” coach Jacob Everett said. “Offensively we were patient and got quality shots in our offense. I’m very proud of our girls tonight and our great team win.”

Manchester (4-5, 2-0 TRC) travels to Huntington North for a non-conference game Tuesday.



MANCHESTER 38

NORTHFIELD 27

N    9    9    5    4    –    27

M    9    6    12    11    –    38

Manchester – Erika Kendall: 11 points, 10 rebounds, 1 steal;  Sydney Day: 9 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal; Kennedy Fierstos: 7 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block, 1 assist; Emma West: 7 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist; Kiera Hatfield: 4 points, 3 rebounds; Kerigan Hatfield: 3 rebounds, 1 assist; Eva Bazzoni: 2 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 assist.

Records: Northfield 4-3 (2-1 TRC), Manchester 4-5 (2-0 TRC)

Chargers Down Warriors

LIGONIER – Trevon Coleman had a game-high 12 points for Wawasee in its 39-32 non-conference boys basketball loss at West Noble Saturday.

Cayden Wegener, Austin Miller, Bennett Hoffert, Jacob Hand and Aaron Evans each hit a three-pointer in the contest.

The Warriors won the junior varsity game 45-19.

Wawasee (1-2) travels to South Whitley to take on Whitko in a non-conference game Saturday.



WEST NOBLE 39, WAWASEE 32

WA    5    9    13    5    –    32

WN    9    4    14    12    –    39

Wawasee – Cayden Wegener 1-1 0-1 3, Austin Miller 2-9 0-0 5, Bennett Hoffert 1-3 0-0 3, Jarius Boyer 0-6 1-4 1, Jacob Hand 1-2 2-3 5, Aaron Evans 1-5 0-0 3, Marshal Miller 0-0 0-0 0, Trevon Coleman 4-10 4-4 12, Zak Linnemeier 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 10-36 7-12 32.

West Noble – Takota Weingold 0-0 0-0 0, Mason Stover 2-5 2-3 8, Nick Knepper 3-5 1-3 7, Trevor Franklin 4-12 0-0 9, Drew Miller 0-1 0-0 0, Josh Gross 1-8 4-4 7, Cade Barhydt 1-3 0-0 2, David Flores 3-4 0-0 6. Totals 14-38 7-10 39.

Three-pointers – Wawasee 5 (Wegener, A. Miller, Hoffert, Hand, Evans), West Noble 4 (Stover 2, Franklin, Gross); Rebounds – Wawasee 23 (Hand 5), West Noble 21 (Franklin 6); Turnovers – Wawasee 8, West Noble 9; Fouls –  Wawasee 15, West Noble 14; Fouled out – none; Records: Wawasee 1-2, West Noble 3-1

JV – Wawasee 45, West Noble 19



Lady Trojans Drop Close Conference Game To Knox

BOURBON – Hannah Wanemacher just missed a double-double with 14 points and nine rebounds for Triton in its 40-36 Hoosier North Athletic Conference girls basketball loss to visiting Knox Saturday.

Knox led 20-19 at halftime, then outscored the Lady Trojans 11-6 in the third quarter. Triton was icy from beyond the arc, hitting just 1 of 14 shots. Neither team shot free throws well, combining to go 11 of 36 from the chairity stripe.

Lindsey Simpson led all scorers with 19 points for Knox before she  fouled out.

Triton (5-6, 1-1 HNAC) hosts 3A No. 4 Tippecanoe Valley Wednesday night at the Trojan Trench.



KNOX 40, TRITON 36

K    9    11    11    9    –    40

T    11    8    6    11    –    36

Knox – Lindsey Simpson 9-17 1-7 19, Remi Jordan 0-6 2-4 2, Felicity Olejniczak 2-4 0-0 6, Makayla Richie 3-8 0-2 8, McKenzie McIntire 1-5 1-4 3, Leslie Kroft 1-7 0-1 2. Totals 16-47 4-18 40.

Triton – Jaela Faulkner 0-2 1-3 1, Delanie Groves 1-2 0-0 2, Hannah Wanemacher 4-15 5-7 14, Whytnie Miller 2-9 0-3 4, Abigail Powell 1-4 0-0 2, Nicole Sechrist 2-3 0-3 2, Charlotte Morris 1-3 1-2 3, Chelsea Johnson 3-5 0-0 6. Totals 14-43 7-18 36.

Three-pointers – Knox 4 (Olejniczak 2, Richie 2), Triton 1 (W. Miller); Rebounds – Knox 32 (Simpson 6), Triton 43 (Wanemacher 9); Turnovers – Knox 13, Triton 24; Fouls – Knox 20, Triton 19; Fouled out – Simpson; Records: Knox 4-3 (1-0 HNAC), Triton 5-6 (1-1 HNAC)



Lady ‘Cats Fall To N. Miami At Hoosier Gym

KNIGHTSTOWN –  Anna Ousley hit five thee-pointers for 15 points, and Ellie Snep had six points and 15 rebounds for Whitko in its 65-29 Three Rivers Conference loss to North Miami at the historic  Hoosier Gym.

Whitko returns to Three Rivers Conference action Friday night, hosting Manchester.



Boys Freshman Basketball

Westview 26, Wawasee 23

Wawasee – Kameron Salazar 11, Justin Castro 6



Warsaw 49, Huntington North 26

Warsaw – Bishop Walters 9, Luke Adamiec 8, Drew McCleary 7, Ben Bergen 6, Mason Martz 6, Tyreese Phillips 5, Landon Stanger 5, Brock Poe 3.



Girls Freshman Basketball

Wawasee 25, Westview 21

Wawasee – Autumn Turner 8, Abby Steiner 5, Ava Harker 5, Stephanie Ruiz 3,. Alexis Smith 2, Tate Cowan 2.