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THURSDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Glass paces Griffith in girls swim dual win against Gavit

2012-11-29T21:15:00Z 2013-04-23T23:31:12Z THURSDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Glass paces Griffith in girls swim dual win against GavitTimes Staff nwitimes.com
November 29, 2012 9:15 pm  • 

Maegan Glass led off the winning 200 medley relay, anchored the winning 200 free relay, and won the 50 free and 500 free to lead Griffith in a 90-58 win over Gavit in a girls swimming dual Thursday.

Other individual two-event winners for Griffith included Melissa Chiaro (200 free, 100 free), Allie Meece (100 fly, 100 back) and Jesse Yarnelle (200 IM, 100 breaststroke).

Lake Central 136, Highland 47: Lake Central's Holly Spears won the 200 IM (2:16.46) and 100 breast (1:13.45), helping the Indians rout the Trojans.

Highland's Jackie Smailis captured the 50 free (25.98) and 100 free (56.48).

Merrillville 101, Rensselaer 82: Maggie Connelly won the 50 free (27.44), and Kara Phillips took diving (137.70) to help the Pirates in the narrow win.

Rensselear's Lauren Powell won the 200 free (2:13.22) and 500 free (5:57.46).

Chesterton 102, Wheeler 81: Jillian Connors won the 100 free and 200 free, while teammate Abbey Hurst won the 500 free and 100 back to lead the No. 1 Trojans over the Bearcats.

Rachel Metzger took the 200 IM and 100 fly to lead Wheeler.

 

Boys Swimming

Kankakee Valley 144, Oregon-Davis 19: Trevor Shelhart won diving and the 100 back to help the Kougars overpower the Bobcats. K.V. won every event. Frank Lapota added wins in the 50 and 100 free.

Griffith 82, Gavit 52: Alex Rosales won two individual events, including diving, and was on two victorious relays to help lead Griffith.

In addition to a pair of relays, JT Long also won two events (200 free, 100 fly); Thomas Kudyba was first in two (50 free, 100 breaststroke), and Danny Bolda (200 IM, 100 backstroke) was a two-event victor.

Rensselaer 122, Merrillville 63: The Bombers won 11 of the 12 events to roll to the win. John Urbano won the 200 IM (2:18.41) and 100 fly (59.47).

Merrillville's Markus Kluga was the lone winner in the 100 breast (1:08.19).

Chesterton 136, Wheeler 42: The Times No. 1 Trojans won 10 of 12 events to defeat the Bearcats. Brandon Bolde (200 free) and Michael Tasicas (50 free) won events for Wheeler.

 

Boys Basketball

Hyles-Anderson College Invitational: Playing without their starting point guard, Wendell Davenport, the Hammond Baptist Swordsmen were able to turn the screws defensively while defeating Berean Baptist (Mich.) Academy, 46-32.

Joshua Conger and Austin Salazar each had 14 points for Hammond Baptist (2-2), who held Berean to eight field goals -- six of which were 3-pointers. Salazar also had 11 rebounds, and Conger and Jack Comstock each had three steals for the Swordsmen, who will play First Baptist Church from Rosemont, Minn., in the semifinal game at 1 p.m. today for a chance to advance to the championship game at 7 p.m. today.

 

Girls Basketball

West Side 71, 21st Century 5: The Cougars pitched a shutout in the first half before resting their starters while cruising to 3-0 for the season.

Mariah Hopkins had 10 points, eight steals and seven points; and Re'Unshanik Washington scored 10 with a pair of 3-point field goals for West Side.

South Central 47, Washington Township 36: Madison Tomblin led three players in double figures with 14 points as the Satellites (3-3, 2-0) defeated the host Senators (1-5, 0-2) in Porter County Conference play.

S.C. outscored Washington Township 17-6 in the fourth quarter to pull away for the win.

Riley Popplewell added 12 points, while Jill Rosenbaum had 11.

Heather Burton led Washington Township with 16 points, while Paige Ruesch added 11.

LaCrosse 45, Westville 40: Alissa Tucker scored a career-high 22 points to lead the Tigers (3-3) over the Blackhawks (1-5). Gabbie Sievers added 10.

Shaina Jacks led Westville with 12.

Levandoski, Knauff to be honored today: Valparaiso will honor longtime girls basketball assistants Mark Knauff and Kathy Levandoski during today's game with Lake Central. Both coaches retired after last season. Also, non-perishable food items will be collected and donated to the Hilltop Food Pantry. The junior varsity game will start at 6 p.m.

Saturday's Valparaiso game against Highland will be Meet the Vikes Night. All elementary school students will be admitted free. Players will be available for autographs after the game, which is scheduled for 7:30.

 

Basketball

Hanover Central homecoming: Hanover Central's homecoming tonight will feature girls and boys games with Porter County Conference rival Hebron. The boys game will begin at 6 p.m., the girls at 7:45.

 

Softball

Cooley selected for showcase: Chesterton junior softball player Sydney Cooley was recently selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase North on Jan. 5 and 6 at Kent State University.

Cooley batted .360 with six home runs and 28 RBIs last season for the Trojans. She also had a .620 slugging percentage and .470 on-base percentage.

 

Boys Soccer

Coaching opening at Hobart: Hobart High School is accepting applications for a boys varsity soccer coach for the 2013 season. For details, call the athletic department at (219) 942-8521, ext. 8035.

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