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SATURDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Merrillville, Valpo wrestling teams go 5-0 in tourneys

2013-12-07T22:00:00Z 2013-12-26T18:49:16Z SATURDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Merrillville, Valpo wrestling teams go 5-0 in tourneysTimes Staff nwitimes.com
December 07, 2013 10:00 pm  • 

The Merrillville wrestling team went 5-0 with wins over Lafayette Jeff, LaPorte, Wawasee, Hammond and Thornton at Saturday's LaPorte Invitational. LaPorte finished 3-2.

Valparaiso December Duals: Valparaiso won all five of its matches, defeating Michigan City, Noblesville, Warsaw, Boone Grove and Attica. Kankakee Valley was 4-1, losing only to Noblesville, while Portage's junior varsity went 3-2, with Ryan Duncan going undefeated at 170.

Plymouth Classic: Lowell had a 3-2 showing, falling to champion Mishawaka and runner-up Plymouth, while defeating Munster, Plymouth B and Peru. Munster's Jason Carey (113) and Sky Flores (126) were both 5-0.

Girls basketball

Covenant Christian 37, Faith Christian 21: Courtney VanderMeer led the Knights (3-3) with 14 points, while Jennifer Heerema added 11.

Renae Buiter scored four points and led Covenant Christian with 10 rebounds.

Griffith 37, Rensselaer 35 (OT): Lisette Roldan led the Panthers with 10 points in an overtime win.

Megan Dobson paced the Bombers with 12 points.

West Side 45, Arsenal Tech 41: DeJah Joshua topped Times No. 2 Cougars with 14 points, while Dana Evans chipped in 10 in the win. Jerrica Neal led West Side with 11 rebounds.

Victory Christian Academy Invitational: Taylor Cross had 14 points and Maria Reisinger grabbed 15 rebounds in leading Victory Christian (3-6) to the championship win, 47-36, over South Bend Home School.

In earlier games: Victory Christian beat Hebron Christian Academy, 40-26, South Bend toppled Michigan City Christian Academy 36-10, and Hebron rolled over Michigan City 40-12 in the consolation.

Boys basketball

Crown Point 62, South Central 38: Bret Barclay's 23 points, seven rebounds and three steals led the Bulldogs (2-1) past the Satellites (1-2).

David Williams' eight points topped the Satellites.

Lake Station 80, North Newton 36: Brian Patterson led the Eagles with 31 points in a rout of the Spartans.

Brandon Propes and Kyle Mack each led North Newton with 10 points.

Kouts 57, Kankakee Valley 46: Jake Bekelya scored eight of his 17 points in the fourth quarter as the Mustangs (4-0) pulled away from the Kougars (0-4). Cody Nelson aided the Kouts cause with 17 points and seven rebounds. Logan Abbring and Steve Ganzeveld each notched 11 points with three 3-pointers for K.V.

Wheeler 62, River Forest 58: The Bearcats used a 17-7 third quarter to pull ahead for a Greater South Shore Conference win over the Ingots.

Trent Foster's double-double of 21 points and 16 rebounds led the Bearcats. Malachi Sala and Brandon Laas had 17 points each for the Ingots.

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