Warsaw Swimmers Sweep Goshen In NLC Meet

Warsaw had four double-winners in its Northern Lakes Conference swimming sweep of visiting Goshen Saturday morning. The Lady Tigers scored a 122-58 win and the Tiger boys took a 104-66 decision.

Olivia Herman won the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke for the Lady Tigers, and Delaney Wihebrink took the 100 free and 100 breaststroke. Laurel Moeller won the 200 free, Lauren Kuhl the 500 free, Taylor Gunter the 200 IM and Emma Pena the diving competition for Warsaw. The Lady Tigers swept the top three spots in the 100 free and 100 breaststroke, and won all three relay races.

Double-winners for the Tiger boys were Grant Knight in the 200 IM and the 100 breaststroke and Alex Cook in the 50 and 100 frees. Evan Borchers took the 200 free, and Nick Zogbi won the 500 free and tied for first in the 100 backstroke.

Warsaw is scheduled to host  conference foe Plymouth on Tuesday for Senior Night.



WARSAW GIRLS 122, GOSHEN 58

200 medley relay – 1. Warsaw (Olivia Herman, Delaney Wihebrink, Taylor Gunter, Morgan Bruner) 2:00.78, 2. Goshen 2:08.42, 3. Warsaw 2:12.47; 200 freestyle – 1. Laurel Moeller (W) 2:09.75, 2. Lauren Kuhl (W) 2:10.98, 3. Anna Paetkau (G) 2:18.05; 200 IM – 1. Gunter (W) 2:33.23, Makayla Saeger (G) 2:35.60, 3. Ellie Zehr (G) 2:36.07; 50 freestyle – 1. Herman (W) 26.00, 2. Zoe Eichorn (G) 26.80, 3. Moeller 27.03; Diving –  Emma Pena (W) 142.30, 2. Shelby Paseka (W) 139.05; 100 butterfly – 1. Eichorn (G) 1:04.73, 2. Gunter (W) 1:07.70, 3. Paetkau (G) 1:13.19; 100 freestyle – 1. Wihebrink (W) 59.60, 2. Morgan Bruner (W) 1:02.94, 3. Bella Coffing (W) 1:04.73; 500 freestyle – 1. Kuhl (W) 5:54.83, 2. Zehr (G) 6:11.57, 3. CeCe Cassity (G) 6:34.68; 200 freestyle relay – 1. Warsaw (Herman, Moeller, Gunter, Wihebrink) 1:49.07, 2. Warsaw 1:54.50, 3. Goshen 2:03.92; 100 backstroke – 1. Herman (W) 1:12.47, 2. Leah Reinholt (W) 1:16.57, 3. Ellie Kercher (G) 1:18.28; 100 breaststroke – 1. Wihebrink (W) 1:11.35, 2. Coffing (W) 1:21.65, 3. Ella Knight (W) 1:21.81; 400 freestyle relay – 1. Warsaw (Kuhl, Morgan Bruner, Reinholt, Moeller) 4:08.26, 2. Goshen 4:16.17, 3. Goshen 4:49.75.



WARSAW BOYS 104, GOSHEN 66

200 medley relay – 1. Warsaw (Nick Zogbi, Grant Knight, Ian Deming, Alex Cook) 1:43.18, 2. Goshen 1:45.91, 3. Warsaw 1:53.90; 200 freestyle – 1. Evan Borchers (W) 1:56.56, 2. Sam Metcalfe (G) 2:01.76, 3. Jacob LaLonde (W) 2:07.08; 200 IM – 1. Grant Knight (W) 2:09.93, 2. Logan Hoogenboom (G) 2:12.11, 3. Cade Fisher (G) 2:23.14; 50 freestyle – 1. Alex Cook (W) 23.01, 2. Rafael Wilson-Hernandez (G) 24.19, 3. Dylan Steury (G) 24.40; 100 butterfly – 1. Alex Ramos (G) 56.02, 2. Borchers (W) 57.37, 3. Deming (W) 58.94; 100 freestyle – 1. Cook (W) 52.07, 2. Ramos (G) 53.89, 4. J. LaLonde (W) 54.86; 500 freestyle – 1. Zogbi (W) 5:20.07, 2. Metcalfe (G) 5:20.80, 3. Jacob Kissling (W) 6:15.23; 200 freestyle relay – 1. Warsaw (Knight, Deming, Borchers, Cook) 1:34.51, 2. Warsaw 1:42.069, 3. Goshen 1:42.20; 100 backstroke – 1. (tie) Zogbi (W), Gabe Goertz (G) 1:01.15, 3. Zach LaLonde (W) 1:01.93; 400 freestyle relay – 1. Warsaw (Z. LaLonde, J. LaLonde, Zogbi, Borchers) 3:32.64, 2. Goshen 3:33.64, 3. Goshen 4:00.87.



Wawasee Boys Win Own Invitational; Valley 6th

SYRACUSE – Wawasee’s boys team had six champions and won its own swimming invitational Saturday, and Tippecanoe Valley finished sixth. The Lady Warriors were fifth and the Lady Vikings ninth in the meet.

The Warriors finished with 377 points to easily outdistance Columbia City and Bremen with 217 points each. East Noble won the girls competition with 266.5 points, beating Rochester and Angola, respectively.

Brady Robinson and Jared Krugman were double-winners for the Warriors. Robinson won the 200 IM and the 100 breaststroke, and Krugman the 200 and 500 freestyles.  Dane Jenkins, Brady Classen and Austin Dunithan finished 1-2-3 in the diving competition, and the 400 freestyle relay team of Krugman, Robinson, Brett Willaman and Isaiah Metcalf closed out the meet with a win.

Ella Park won the 500 free for the Lady Warriors and was second in the 200 free. Alyssa Koch was second in the 200 IM, and Rileigh Atwood was second in the 100 breaststroke and third in the 100 free.

Valley’s Chase Brower set a school record in winning the 50 freestyle, covering the distance in 21.90 seconds. He also took third in the 100 free.

Wawasee will return to Northern Lakes Competition Tuesday at NorthWood. Tippecanoe Valley will compete at Manchester in a Three Rivers Conference meet Wednesday.



Warsaw 1-3 At Northridge Wrestling Tourney

MIDDLEBURY – Warsaw went 1-3 at the Northridge Raiders Super Duals wrestling tournament Saturday, beating North Judson and falling to Homestead, Northridge and Carroll.

Dylan Estepp pinned all for of his opponents at 285 pounds. Isaiah Owens (106 pounds), Jose Grimmett (145), Grayson Drudge (182), Brock Hueber (195) and Gavin Truex (220) won two matches each.

Warsaw returns to action Dec. 29 at the Al Smith Invitational at Mishawaka High School.



Squires Win Caston Duals

FULTON – Manchester won all five of its matches to emerge as champions of the Caston Duals wrestling tournament Saturday. The Squires won 47-28 over LaVille, 84-0 over Tri-County, 54-27 over North Miami, 46-32 over North White and 69-12 over the host Comets.

Elijah Burlingame (106 pounds), Ethan Shambarger (113), Delton Moore (170) and Ashton Moore (182) won titles in the tournament. Kevin Morales (132), Andrew Cagle (160) and Bryce Humphries (285) went 4-1. Tyce Rooney (120), Jackson Mathias (126) Braden Fortner (138), Peyton Addair (145), Trey McNall (195) and Gavin Mize (220) won three matches each.

Manchester returns to action Tuesday, hosting a three-way match with Northfield and Lewis Cass.

Squires Drop Non-Conference Road Game

HUNTINGTON – The opening minutes were close, but Huntington North scored the last 13 points of the first quarter to take a 10-point lead and went on to a 59-32 victory over visiting Manchester in a non-conference boys basketball game Saturday night.

Koehl Fluke had 13 points and Mason Hamby scored 12 points for Manchester.

Manchester (1-3) plays a Three Rivers Conference game at Southwood Friday.



HUNTINGTON NORTH 59

MANCHESTER 32

M    6    8    10    8    –    32

HN    16    15    22    6    –    59

Manchester – Weston Hamby 2-5 0-1 4, Brayden Casper 1-11 0-0 3, Mason Hamby 5-15 0-0 12, Kam Lester 0-1 0-0 0, Koehl Fluke 5-8 0-0 13, Andrew McAtee 0-1 0-0 0, Austin Underwood 0-1 0-0 0, Logan Parrett 0-0 0-0 0, Isaiah Davis 0-0 0-0 0, Konrad Borgmann 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 13-45 0-1 32.

Huntington North – Hank Pulver 7-13 0-0 18, Mitchell Geller 2-6 2-2 6, Sawyer Stoltz 3-5 3-4 9, Keegan Bartrom 0-1 0-0 0, Trey Williams 1-2 2-2 5, Zach Daugherty 6-11 1-1 16, Jordan Hollowell 0-1 0-0 0. Joe Stoffel 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 21-42 8-9 59.

Three-pointers – Manchester 6 (fluke 3, M. Hamby 2, Casper), Huntington North 9 (Puler 4, Daugherty 2, Williams, Stoffel); Rebounds – Manchester 17 (W. Hamby 4, Casper 4), Huntington North 31 (Pulver 10); Turnovers – Manchester 12, Huntington North 9; Fouls – Manchester 9, Huntington North 9; Fouled out – none; Records: Manchester 0-4, Huntington North 5-0.



Four Hoops Games Postponed


Four Times-Union area high school basketball games were postponed Saturday night.

The games postponed and their make-up dates were the Warsaw girls at Plymouth (Jan. 3), Caston girls at Triton (Dec. 21), Lakeland Christian girls at South Bend Trinity (TBA) and the John Glenn boys at Tippecanoe Valley (Dec. 28).