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A lot has changed since Crown Point last appeared in a girls basketball state championship in 1997, which was the final year of a single-class state tournament.
Times sportswriters James Boyd and Mike Clark discuss the latest Region sports news, including Crown Point girls basketball advancing to state and the boys basketball sectional pairings.
Indiana Junior All-Star candidate Jessica Carrothers leads No. 2 Crown Point, while Indiana Miss Basketball candidate Ally Becki has Brownsburg on a Cinderella run.
Several of the top players in the Region celebrated Crown Point's semistate win with Jessica Carrothers and Alyna and Alyvia Santiago, who all played AAU together.
A half court shot by Jessica Carrothers jump-started Crown Point. If a trip to Indianapolis and furthering history wasn't enough, the Santiago sisters had extra motivation from their mother.
"In past years, we would say our defense was OK, but this year I feel like it's the best it's ever been," Crown Point's Alyna Santiago said.
"I knew that as one of the leaders on the team, I had to keep my composure and keep the girls on the team together and just get us started," Carrothers said.
"Just knowing what we're going to get from her every game, it is such a wonderful thing to have as a program."
Chesterton's Nalani Malackowski's defense against Valparaiso's Kiana Oelling was stellar in the sectional semifinal. Crown Point beat Hobart to force a rematch with the Trojans in the championship.
"We want to win the conference again for the third time in a row, so we just had to have that killer mindset."
The Crown Point senior guard lost most of her junior season to a torn ACL. Noll senior Courtney Blakely and Bulldogs' junior Jessica Carrothers dueled.
Crown Point coach Chris Seibert called Jessica Carrothers' performance against Lawrence North "one of the top two or three games I've seen her play."
Crown Point sophomores Jessica Carrothers and Lilly Stoddard have both received Division I scholarship offers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Dash Shaw was taking a nap Thursday when she received some pretty big news.
After transferring from the Cougars and joining a loaded squad at Crown Point, Dash Shaw proved that her presence will only bolster the Bulldogs’ chances of having another strong year.
A strong Crown Point girls basketball team just got even stronger with standout guard Dash Shaw transferring over from West Side.
Jessica Carrothers is a star point guard at Crown Point, but Johnny Carrothers one-upped her in family bragging rights with a trip to the state final.
Crown Point was limited to five made field goals in its semistate loss to Hamilton Southeastern.
Crown Point's player made their coaches happy Saturday, winning a 62-32 game over E.C. Central with dominant performances on defense and rebounding.
In a 60-37 win at Munster, Ellie VanDeel showed with her 11 points that Crown Point has dangerous players all over the floor.
Freshman Jessica Carrothers scored a game-high 24 points to lead Crown Point to a narrow win over Michigan City and the Bulldogs' 17th straight win.
Times No. 1 Crown Point defeated Indianapolis Cathedral 78-48 Friday to win the Twin Lakes Tournament title in girls basketball play.
Crown Point freshman point guard Jessica Carrothers said Georgetown, Michigan and Princeton have taken interest in her play.