Girls Basketball | Times Region Roundball Rumble

Logansport rallies late to defeat E.C Central

2013-01-01T16:18:00Z 2013-01-01T17:57:03Z Logansport rallies late to defeat E.C CentralBy Jim Hunsley jim.hunsley@nwi.com, (219) 548-4356 nwitimes.com

HAMMOND |E.C. Central put a scare into Class 4A No. 5-ranked Logansport for over three quarters at Tuesday's Times Region Roundball Rumble.

Led by Iowa recruit Whitney Jennings' 30 points, the Berries 15-0 fourth-quarter run to pull out a 57-53 victory.

Sophomore guard/forward Tiajaney Hawkins finished with 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Cardinals, which led 47-35 early in the fourth quarter.

Jennings started the rally with a 3-point play and two free throws at 5:23 to close the gap to 47-40. About two minutes later, Jennings found older sister Rachel for a go-ahead 3-pointer, giving Logansport a 50-47 lead with 3:25 left.

Logansport struggled at times in the first three quarters.

Berries coach Jerry Hoover reinforced the need for his team to box out during a second-quarter timeout at the Hammond Civic Center.

E.C. Central had six offensive putbacks in the first half led to 14 points as the Cardinals were tied with the Berries at 30-30.

Cardinals guard Dariyelle Ricks didn't advance to the final round of the Rumble's 3-point Shootout, but she drained a pair 3s in the first half to keep the Cardinals around the lead.

The Cardinals took advantage of four putback baskets in the first quarter to lead the Berries 14-11 after one quarter.

Natisha Jones' putback ended a 8-0 run to give the Cardinals a 8-2 cushion with 4:48 left in the period.

After Logansport regained the lead on two free throws by Whitney Jennings, the Cardinals ended the frame on a 6-2 run. Hawkins had two rebound follows, while Laniah Davis put back Hawkins' missed free-throw attempt for the other bucket.

Jennings led all scorers at the break with 16 points.

Copyright 2014 nwitimes.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Fan Poll

Loading…

Which local prep soccer semistate qualifier will most likely reach state?

View Results

Follow your school

Duneland Conference

Chesterton Trojans
News
Crown Point Bulldogs
News
Lake Central Indians
News
LaPorte Slicers
News
Merrillville Pirates
News
Michigan City Wolves
News
Portage Indians
News
Valparaiso Vikings
News

Greater South Shore Conference

Bishop Noll Warriors
News
Calumet Warriors
News
Lake Station Eagles
News
Michigan City Marquette Blazers
News
North Newton Spartans
News
River Forest Ingots
News
Wheeler Bearcats
News
Whiting Oilers
News

Great Lakes Athletic Conference

Clark Pioneers
News
Gavit Gladiators
News
Hammond Wildcats
News
Morton Governors
News

Hoosier Conference

Rensselaer Bombers
News

Northwest Crossroads Conference

Andrean 59ers
News
Griffith Panthers
News
Highland Trojans
News
Hobart Brickies
News
Kankakee Valley Kougars
News
Lowell Red Devils
News
Munster Mustangs
News

Northwestern Conference

Lew Wallace Hornets
News
Roosevelt Panthers
News
West Side Cougars
News

Porter County Conference

Boone Grove Wolves
News
Hanover Central Wildcats
News
Hebron Hawks
News
Kouts Mustangs/Fillies
News
LaCrosse Tigers
News
Morgan Twp. Cherokees
News
South Central Satellites
News
Washington Twp. Senators
News
Westville Blackhawks
News

Independents

Bowman Academy Eagles
News
Calumet Christian
News
Campagna Academy
News
Covenant Christian Knights
News
E.C. Central Cardinals
News
Hammond Baptist Swordsman
News
Luther East Eagles
News

Chicago Catholic League

Mt. Carmel Caravan
News
Seton Academy Sting
News
St. Francis deSales Pioneers
News

Chicago Public League

Washington Minutemen/Minutewomen
News

East Suburban Catholic

Marian Catholic Spartans
News

Metro Suburban

Illiana Christian Vikings
News

River Valley Conference

Beecher Bobcats/Ladycats
News
Illinios Lutheran Chargers
News

South Suburban Blue

T.F. North Meteors
News
T.F. South Rebels
News

Southland Athletic Conference

Bloom Twp. Blazin' Trojans
News
Crete-Monee Warriors
News

SouthWest Suburban Blue

Homewood-Flossmoor Vikings
News

SouthWest Suburban Red

Thornridge Falcons
News
Thornton Wildcats
News
Thornwood Thunderbirds
News