WARSAW – It was a championship effort by the Warsaw boys freshman basketball team Saturday.
The frosh Tigers welcomed in a pair of Fort Wayne foes and claimed two wins to take the title of their own tournament.
Connor Lennox poured in 17 points as the hosts defeated Fort Wayne Wayne 46-19 in the championship contest.
Wyatt Amiss netted 12 points and Blake Marsh had seven for the champs in the title game win. Keagan Larsh, along with Tedros Berelsman, Jaylen Coon, Noah Burgh and Johnny Feldman each added two points.
Marsh and Lennox each led the rebounding brigade with seven caroms each. Marsh also dished out five assists and Amiss grabbed three steals.
The Tigers shot 12-15 from the free throw line in the dominating win in the finale.
A balanced offensive attack carried Warsaw to a 46-38 win over Fort Wayne Northrop in the opening game of the tourney.
Lennox led the way with 10 points and the trio of Marsh, Amiss and Berelsman each scored nine points. Marsh added seven points and Feldman two.
Lennox and Berelsman each grabbed nine rebounds in the win. Marsh and Larsh each had three assists and Marsh added two steals.
The Tigers were 17-20 from the line in the victory.
Members of the championship team are Keagan Larsh, Carter Schuh, Blake Marsh, Wyatt Amiss, Johnny Feldman, Noah Bohnenkamper, Noah Burgh, Drew Yeager, Jaylen Coon, Tedros Berelsman, Connor Lennox, Austin Spice and Jose Lara. Hayden Harter is the manager for the team;
The frosh Tigers are coach by Eric Ewert, who is assisted by Pat O’Connell.
Warsaw, which improves to 7-2, will host Columbia City Monday at 6 p.m.