WABASH – Make it a perfect 10 in a row for the Warsaw girls basketball team.
Coach Michelle Harter’s team opened the new year right where they left off in 2016 Wednesday night with another win.
The Tigers dominated from the get go in whipping host Wabash 52-28 in non-conference action.
Senior star Dayton Groninger canned a game-high 21 points as Warsaw improved to 15-1 on the season with its 10th straight win.
Groninger hit 8-15 shots from the field, including 4-9 from 3-point range in the convincing win. She also had five rebounds for the winners.
Warsaw, which returned to action for the first time since winning two games to claim the title of its own tourney on Dec. 27, led 15-8 after the opening quarter and 34-19 at halftime. The Tigers shot 13-28 from the field in the first half to take their big lead.
Senior Madi Graham continued her outstanding play of late with 13 points and six rebounds for the Tigers.
Page Desenberg had seven points and Kacy Bragg six for the winners. Mariah Rivera had three points and five assists and Emma Bohnenkamper two points for the Tigers.
Warsaw shot 20-48 overall from the field in the contest. The Tigers also had just eight turnovers.
Bailey Yoakum led Wabash with 15 points. The hosts, who have lost seven of their last nine games, drop to 7-8.
Wabash shot 10-30 from the field, including just 3-14 in the second half. The hosts also had 14 turnovers.
Warsaw won the junior varsity game 42-24.
Warsaw plays at Northridge in a huge Northern Lakes Conference game Saturday night. The Raiders are 18-1 overall and 3-0 in the NLC. Warsaw sits at 1-0 in league play.
Wabash hosts Southwood Saturday night.