TIPPECANOE VALLEY GIRLS 82, LOGANSPORT 51
A 6-0 lead by Logansport was the last the Berries saw a lead Tuesday night. Valley responded to the hot start by the hosts with a 21-0 run to end the first quarter. That lead exploded to 27 at 48-21 by the half and Valley ran away to its third win of the season.
Sophie Bussard poured in a career-high 35 points and Emma Craig also hit for a career high in the scoring column with 16 points.
Valley moves to 3-1 overall and will open Three Rivers Conference play next Tuesday at Maconaquah.
NORTHWOOD GIRLS 47, ELKHART CENTRAL 40
NorthWood held off a very pesky Elkhart Central squad at the historic North Side Gym.
The Blue Blazers played without Division 1 prospect Trinitee Harris, but still kept pace with the Panthers.
NorthWood again had the tall timber working, Kate Rulli scoring 12 of her 13 points in the second half and Maddy Payne adding six points. The Panthers also had its youth helping out, with sophomores Kendal Miller and Alea Minnich hitting for seen points each. Karlie Fielstra scored eight points and Kenzie Bergman added six points.
NorthWood’s 21-15 halftime lead was trimmed to five points in the fourth quarter, but Elkhart couldn’t catch up.
The Blazers had Kaitlyn Costner lead all scorers with 15 points and Yiesha Williams had eight points.
NorthWood’s JV topped Central 34-25.
NorthWood (4-1) will host Norwell on Saturday.
BREMEN GIRLS 61, TRITON 40
Bremen had three players in double figures to easily defeat Triton at home.
Karlee Feldman led the way for the Lions with a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds. Erin Coffel added 14 points and four rebounds and Kaelyn Shively had 15 points and four assists. Ellie Foster added eight points and five steals.
Triton, which fell behind 12-2 after the first quarter, couldn’t keep pace with Bremen in the second quarter, giving up 23 Lion points while only scoring 14 of its own.
Whytnie Miller led the Trojans with 10 points and four rebounds, Jaela Faulkner had six points and five steals and Chelsea Johnson had five rebounds and a block.
The Triton JV started the night with a 32-27 win over Bremen. Madeline Doll led the winners with eight points while Taren Yates and Jaelyn Bules each had six points.
Triton (0-4) will host another Marshall County neighbor, Plymouth, Thursday night.
CHURUBUSCO GIRLS 40, LAKELAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 21
LCA came up on the short side of a game for the first time this season at Churubusco.
The hosts had eight players score, led by Mariah Hosted with 12 points.
On the other hand, LCA only had four girls score. Tori Calizo and Anna Reimink both finished with seven points, Carly O’Hara had five points and Jessi Calizo was held to two points but had three assists and two steals. Tori Calizo was held to 11 points below her average of 18.0 coming into the night, but did lead the team with seven rebounds.
LCA (2-1) will host Lakewood Park Thursday evening.
GRACE MEN 87, OHIO CHRISTIAN 63
Grace’s men’s basketball team continued its perfect start to the season with an 87-63 win at Ohio Christian on Tuesday.
The Lancers (6-0) enjoyed a career evening from Charlie Warner. Warner set a career high with 29 points, making 10-of-14 from the floor and 7-of-9 from the 3-point line. Warner’s previous career bests were 21 points and five triples.
Grace never trailed in its road matchup on Tuesday. Logan Godfrey scored the first points of the game, and the Lancers’ lead only grew.
Warner sparked Grace early, pouring in nine points in just three minutes to give the Lancers separation. A 3-pointer from Jaret Sons put Grace ahead 29-15 with 8:56 left in the opening half.
At halftime, Grace led by 15 at 46-31. The Lancers shot 52 percent in the half compared to 39 percent by the Trailblazers (2-6).
In the second half, OCU did its best to rally. The Trailblazers used a pair of 3-pointers to pull within 60-50 with 12:19 remaining.
But Warner responded with two triples of his own in just 61 seconds, and OCU never recovered.
Grace’s lead ballooned to 26 in the waning minutes for the final 24-point margin of victory.
Godfrey tallied the lone double-double of the night with 15 points and 18 rebounds, shooting 7-of-10 from the floor.
Haden Deaton scored 10 points and grabbed five boards, and Jaret Sons and Eddie Gill IV each scored eight.
Joseph Smith had seven points and three boards, Braxton Linville handed out five assists, and Martin Schiele scored four points.
As a team Grace outrebounded Ohio Christian 36-19. The Lancers shot 56 percent from the floor and 52 percent from beyond the arc.
The Lancers return home this weekend for the annual Terry Polston Hoops for Hope. Grace will host Silver Lake on Friday at 8 p.m. and Emmaus on Saturday at 4 p.m. in the cancer care tournament.
LAKEVIEW 8TH GRADE BOYS 50, COLUMBIA CITY 48 (OT)
Jaxson Gould had a huge game with 31 points for the Tigers (2-3) while Jason Williams had seven points, Alex Cook five points and Tucker Curtis three points.
LAKEVIEW 7TH GRADE BOYS 28, INDIAN SPRINGS 12
The Tigers (4-1) were lead by Quentin Maahs with eight points, Isaiah Lara and Layton Isbell each had seven points.
LAVILLE 6TH GRADE BOYS 36, TRITON 34
TRITON 5TH GRADE BOYS 47, LAVILLE 2
Stats were not provided for the two games. Triton fifth grade moves to 4-0, sixth grade falls to 1-2.
WAWASEE 8TH GRADE BOYS 45, MILFORD 24
Brendan Freeman had 11 points in the loss for Milford.
WAWASEE 7TH GRADE BOYS 46, MILFORD 40
Ty Brooks had 13 points in the loss for Milford.