Crestview 8th-graders split at Tippy; 7th-graders win twice

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team participated in the Tippy Tourney on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Tippecanoe Valley.

In the first game, the eighth-graders defeated Wabash 50-30. Caleb Stoffel and Matt Hogan each had 10 points, Dylan Harter had seven points and Kyle Platt scored five points and had five assists.

The win moved Crestview to a second game against the host, Tippecanoe Valley.

Crestview lost the match 56-30. Hogan had 11 points and four rebounds and Stoffel added five more points.

Riverview boys split at Whitko hoop tourney

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team participated in the Whitko eighth grad boys' basketball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 5.

In the first game, Triton defeated Riverview 36-19. Kody Smith and Riley Velez each had four points for RMS.
In the consolation game, Riverview defeated host Whitko 49-40. Mitchell Highes, Cody West and Riley Velez each had 10 points.

The games took Riverview's record to 1-4 on the season.


Lancers go to OT to upset 12th-ranked Foresters

Playing without leading scorer and rebounder Kevin Kyle, the Huntington University men's basketball team pushed host grace to overtime on Saturday, Dec. 5, before falling 66-62, for its first defeat of the season.

HNHS boys' basketball team shoots itself to loss at Warsaw

Shooting barely over 20 percent for the game, the Huntington North High School boys' basketball team lost to host Warsaw, 35-18, on Saturday, Dec. 5, to fall to 0-3 on the season.

The Vikings hit just 7 of 34 field goal attempts for 20.6 percent in the slow, deliberate match-up. They were completely shut out in the second quarter and topped out at 7 points in the fourth quarter.

Forester women clamp down on Grace for first conference win

With most of lthe Grace team watching, Huntington University women's basketball player Courtney Beerbower goes up for a basket in the opening half of play at HU this afternoon, Saturday, Dec. 5. HU cruised to an 82-62 win.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Ryleigh Carr's four first half steals set the tone for the Huntington University women's basketball team and helped propel it to an 82-62 dusting of visiting Grace College this afternoon, Saturday, Dec. 5.

After giving up a three-pointer on Grace's first possession of the game, the Forester women clamped down on the visitors for the rest of the half, allowing just 20 more points while forcing 14 turnovers, including the quartet of steals by Carr.

Viking in control

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Viking senior Kenny Morton (top) controls his Oak Hill opponent at the Huntington North High School Wrestling Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 5.

HNHS Wrestling Invitational

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Huntington North High School junior Lukas Wygant (back) grapples with his Oak Hill oppponent during the HNHS Wrestling Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 5.

Turnovers prove costly for HNHS girls in loss to Marion

Huntington North's Liesl Davenport goes in for a layup against visiting Marion  on Friday night, Dec. 5. The Lady Vikings fell 65-42.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Turnovers once again proved an insurmountable problem for the Huntington North High School girls' basketball team as it lost to visiting Marion, 65-42 on Friday, Dec. 5.

The Lady Vikings, falling to 0-6, had 25 turnovers to just 12 for Marion, and wound up on the short end of a 24-5 points off of turnovers statistic.

The visitors jumped out to a 19-12 lead after one quarter and were up at halftime 31-22. Marion stretched the margin to 47-29 after three quarters.

Up for 2

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Huntington North High School player Taylor Foley goes up for a jumper against the Marion defense in the Lady Vikings' game Friday night, Dec. 5, at North Arena. HNHS lost 65-42.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Monday Early Bird
Men's High Game: Bill Reed, 192; Bob Strickler, 188; Bill Kusler, 187.
Men's High Series: Bill Reed, 544; Bill Kusler, 505; Bob Strickler, 460.
Women's High Game: Billie Smith, 155; Sharon Wymer, 132; Rosalyn Hughes, 106.
Women's High Series: Billie Smith, 411; Sharon Wymer, 362; Rosalyn Hughes, 298.
Top Teams: The Bs, 26-10; Team #3, 20-16; Team #9, 19-17.
Most Over: Billie Smith, +63; Dick Wymer, +46; Gerald Black, +45.

Riverview boys' hoop teams fall to Eastbrook

Riverview Middle School's eighth grade boys' basketball team fell to host Eastbrook 43-26 on Thursday, Dec. 3.

The eighth grade team is now 0-3 on the season.

Riverview's seventh grade basketball team also lost to Eastbrook 30-20.

The seventh-graders are now 1-2 for the season.

Both teams will face Norwell at home on Monday, Dec. 7, at 5 p.m.


Mooberry, Sliger push Salamonie 8th grade boys past South Adams

The Salamonie School eighth grade boys' basketball team pounded out a 45-24 win over South Adams on Thursday, Dec. 3.

Salamonie was led by Kennan Mooberry, who scored 15 points. Robert Sliger netted another 10 points.

The eighth-graders are now 3-2 on the season and face Huntington Catholic on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

Salamonie's seventh grade boys' basketball team was handed a loss by South Adams 51-15.

Austin Eltzroth was Salamonie's top scorer, with six points. Walker Spahr had four points.

Horn nets 14 to lead Crestview 8th grade boys over Bluffton

Matt Horn netted 14 points to lead Crestview Middle School's eighth grade basketball team to a 46-31 victory over Bluffton on Thursday, Dec. 3.

In addition to Horn, Caleb Stoffel scored 10 points, Danny Becker canned eight points, and Kyle Platt added seven more points.

Crestview is now 2-1 on the season, and will play in the Tippy Tourney on Saturday, Dec. 5.

The Crestview seventh grade boys' basketball team fell to Bluffton 38-28 on Thursday night.

For CMS, Caleb Landrum scored 20 points.