enterpriseurgenteditor's pickweb only Gallery: The Times Athletes of the Week 6 hrs ago Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save A rundown of the Region's top prep sports athletes each week during the 2018-19 year. Trevor Braden, Morgan Township, basketball Braden combined for 61 points in two wins. He had 35 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in a 75-64 win over River Forest. He added 26 points in a 53-50 win over LaCrosse. Times file photo Taylor Austin, Lake Station, basketball Austin totaled 93 points in three wins for the Eagles, and surpassed 1,000 points for her career. She had 33 points, six rebounds and three assists in a 71-16 win over Roosevelt. She had 34 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in a 68-51 win over Washington Township. She finished off her week with 26 points, eight rebounds and two assists in a 53-46 win over Calumet. Provided Oshawn Lee, Griffith, basketball Lee totaled 31 points in two wins for the Panthers. He had 17 in a 77-57 win over Hanover Central. He added 14 in a 59-56 overtime win over Crown Point. Times file photo Makenna King, South Central, gymnastics King won all-around (38.325), bars (9.6), floor (9.8) and vault (9.6) at the Viking Invitational at Valparaiso.BEAM -- 1. McKeon (V) 9.675, 2. King (SC) 38.325, 3. Malamatos (V) 9.5.FLOOR -- 1. King (SC) 9.8, 2. McKeon (SC) 9.56, 3. Kendal Wilkinson (L) 9.25.VAULT -- 1. King (SC) 9.6, 2. Malamatos (V) 9.525, 3. Wilkinson (L) 34.925. Provided Michaela Schmidt, Highland, basketball Schmidt totaled 47 points in two wins, including 30 in a 60-23 win over Hammond. Times file photo Emma Nolan, Marquette Catholic, basketball Nolan had 38 points in a 78-55 win over Bishop Noll. Times file photo Kyle Ross, Andrean, basketball Ross had 30 points in a 69-55 win over Marquette Catholic. Provided Cole Wireman, Kouts, basketball Wireman totaled 57 points in two games, including 40 in a 121-35 win over Oregon-Davis. Times file photo Jessica Carrothers, Crown Point, basketball The freshman added 24.3 points per game in three contests at the Twin Lakes Tournament, leading the Bulldogs to the crown. She scored 34 points in a 78-48 title-game win over Indianapolis Cathedral. Times file photo Jack Schwartz, Valparaiso, diving Swartz won the crown at the Highland Invitational with a score of 457.50. Provided Ethan Churllia, Highland swimming Churilla won the 100-yard freestyle in a pool-record 45.97 seconds at the Highland Invitational. He also won the 50 free (21.13). Times file photo Emma Nolan, Marquette Catholic Nolan averaged 18.5 points over four wins for the Blazers, helping Marquette Catholic win two tournament titles. She had 32 points in a 68-39 semifinal win over Rensselaer at the Kankakee Valley Holiday Tournament. Times file photo Dominique Smith, Lake Station, basketball Smith had 37 points and seven assists in a 85-76 Greater South Shore Conference win over rival River Forest. Times file photo Trevor Braden, Morgan Township, basketball Braden had 23 points in a 67-65 overtime win over Covenant Christian. Times file photo Courtney Blakely, Bishop Noll, basketball The sophomore had two double-doubles to keep the Warriors unbeaten on the season. She had 30 points and 10 steals in a 73-43 Greater South Shore Conference win over Wheeler. She also had 22 points and 10 assists in a 69-54 win over John Hay in the Hoosier-Buckeye Shootout. Times file photo Annika Ehrlich, Boone Grove, basketball Ehrlich had 19 points to lead Boone Grove over South Central 50-33 and allow the Wolves to take The Kup, the Porter County Conference’s travelling trophy. Times file photo Darlisha Reed, Gavit, basketball Reed totaled 65 points in two wins, including 38 in a 65-35 win over Hammond. Provided Brandon Newman, Valparaiso, basketball The Purdue recruit had a combined 97 points and 32 rebounds in three wins for the Vikings. He had 41 points and 11 rebounds in a 74-32 win over Washington Township. He had 32 points and 15 rebounds in a 64-55 win over E.C. Central. Times file photo Ben Lins, Covenant Christian, basketball Lins had 58 combined points in two wins, including 40 in a 113-45 win over Oregon-Davis. Provided Amber Wolf, South Central, basketball She combined for 50 points in three wins for the Satellites. Wolf had 19 points in a 65-32 win over Argos. She had a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds in a 58=42 win over Oregon-Davis. She started the week with 13 points and eight rebounds in a 59-14 win over Wheeler. Provided Emma Nolan, Marquette Catholic, basketball Nolan had a combined 60 points in two wins. She had a career-high 36 in a 74-14 win over Illiana Christian. Later in the week, she had 24 in a 66-36 win over E.C. Central. Times file photo Sarah Martin, Kankakee Valley, basketball Martin had 17 points and five assists in an 84-29 win over Hanover Central. Later in the week, she had 21 points, five rebounds and two assists in a 76-22 win over Hobart. Times file photo Ethan Wing, Chesterton, swimming The junior won two individual events and swam on two winning relays to help the Trojans win the Homestead Invitational. Wing won the 50 free (21.9) and the 100 free (47.91). He also swam legs on Chesterton’s victorious 200 and 400 free relays. Earlier in the week, Win won the 50 free (21.76) and 500 free (4:56.77) and swam a leg on the winning 200 medley relay in Chesterton’s 136.5-41.5 DAC win over Michigan City. Photo provided Ben Lins, Covenant Christian, basketball Lins scored a combined 53 points in two wins for the Knights. He had 32 in a 72-50 win over Calumet Christian. Earler in the week, he scored 21 in a 75-43 win over Culver Community. Photo provided Joey Glidewell, Hanover Central, basketball Glidewell had a game-high 26 points, including eight 3-pointers, in a 97-69 win over Whiting. Times file photo Faith Biggs, South Central, basketball Biggs had a game-high 22 points, including four 3-pointers, in the Satellites’ 54-47 double-overtime win over Porter County Conference foe Kouts. Provided Colin Kenney, Marquette Catholic, basketball Kenney combined for 71 points in two wins for the Blazers. He tied his career high with 42 points in an 80-73 win over South Bend St. Joseph. He added 29 in an earlier 69-66 win over Crete-Monee. Times file photo Abby Stoddard, Crown Point, basketball Stoddard totaled 33 points in a pair of wins for the Bulldogs. She had a game-high 22 points in an 85-24 win over Lowell. Later in the week, she had a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds in a 67-29 Duneland Athletic Conference win over Portage. Times file photo G’Angelo Reillo, Whiting, basketball Reillo had 26 points in a 83-51 win over Clark. Times file photo Sophia Nolan, Michigan City, basketball Nolan had 38 points in a 85-50 win over Michigan City. Times file photo Dash Shaw, West Side, basketball Shaw 38 points in a 66-62 win over Chicago Marshall. Times file photo Brandon Newman, Valparaiso, basketball Newman had 36 points, 15 rebounds and four steals in a season-opening 76-27 win over Hobart. Times file photo Ryin Ott, LaPorte, basketball Ott totaled 41 points in two wins for the Slicers. She had 24 points and 21 rebounds in a 58-45 win over Glenn. She had 17 points in a 75-47 win over South Bend Riley. Times file photo Lyric McFarrin, Michigan City, football McFarrin rushed 29 times for 126 yards and a touchdown In a 35-10 loss to New Palestine in a Class 5A semistate. Times file photo Jessica Carrothers, Crown Point, basketball Carrothers totaled 49 points in a pair of wins. She had 25 in a 52-39 win over Warsaw at the Duneland-Northern Lakes Classic. She had 24 in a 77-34 win over Andrean. Times file photo Adam Marimen, River Forest, wrestling The 160-pound wrestler had pins in two wins for the Ingots. Mariman won by fall in 1 minute, 18 seconds in a 42-37 win over Lake Station. He had a fall in 40 seconds in a 63-15 win over E.C. Central Provided Lyric McFarrin , Michigan City, football McFarrin rushed 19 times for 222 yards and five touchdowns in a 62-21 Class 5A regional win over Concord. He had scoring runs of 15, 17, 18, 20 and 47 yards. Times file photo Tiara Jackson, East Chicago Central, basketball Jackson had a double-double of 25 points and 19 rebounds in a 60-43 win over Lowell. Times file photo Tyler Wildman, Lowell, football Wildman rushed 15 times for 85 yards and two scores in a 28-14 Class 4A regional loss to Mishawka. He had scoring runs of 12 and 21 yards. Times file photo Marney Sisson, Chesterton, basketball Sisson totaled 25 points and 17 rebounds in wins over Munster (53-35) and Mishawaka (42-36). She had a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds against the Cavemen. Times file photo Jessica Carrothers, Crown Point, basketball Carrothers had a game-high 22 points in 64-19 season-opening win over Hanover Central. Provided Jackson Kurth, Valparaiso, football Kurth rushed 30 times for 173 yards and a touchdown in a 21-0 sectional championship win over Penn. Times file photo Emma Nolan, Marquette Catholic, basketball The senior had 51 points in two games at the Lake Central Classic, including 28 in a 65-63 loss to Indianapolis North Central. Times file photo Nino Barbosa, Whiting, football Barbosa caught five passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns in a 37-19 sectional title win over Boone Grove. He also rushed 11 times for 62 yards, kicked a 27-yard field goal and made four PATs. Times file photo Jordyn Boyer, Lowell, cross country Boyer was the top local finisher, placing eighth in 18 minutes, 34.2 seconds, at the state meet in Terre Haute. Times file photo Gabriel Sanchez, Lowell, cross country Sanchez placed second overall (15 minutes, 41.1 seconds) at the state meet in Terre Haute. Times file photo Charlie Eaton, Chesterton, soccer Eaton made six saves and helped Chesterton win the Class 3A state championship, 1-0 over Zionsville in overtime. Times file photo Lauren Putz, Wheeler, soccer The senior won the Cato Mental Attitude award after 1-0 loss to Evansville Mater Dei in the Class A state title game. Times file photo Ava Gilliana, Valparaiso, cross country Gilliana placed fourth individually in 18 minutes, 36.4 seconds and helped her team place second at the New Prairie Semistate. Times file photo Jordyn Boyer, Lowell, cross country Boyer placed second overall, finishing in 18 minutes, 33.6 seconds at the New Prairie Semistate. Times file photo Kyle Schmack, South Central, football The Satellites’ quarterback rushed for 116 yards and four scored and passed for another 122 in a 50-30 win over West Central in a Class A sectional opening-round game. Times file photo Nino Barbosa, Whiting, football Whiting's Nino Barbosa rushed 22 times for 243 yards and two scores and added a 40-yard interception return in a 34-7 win over North Newton in Class 2A sectional play. Times file photo Lyric Green, Wheeler, soccer Green totaled five goals and helped the Bearcats win the Class A LaVille Regional title. She had a hat trick in a 5-0 championship win over Argos. Times file photo Bruno Zamora, Bishop Noll, soccer Zamora totaled three goals and an assist, leading the Warriors to the Class 2A Mishawaka Marian Regional crown. He had two goals in the 3-2 championship game win over West Noble. Times file photo Jordyn Boyer, Lowell, cross country Boyer won the individual title in 18 minutes, 56.6 seconds, leading the Red Devils to the team crown at the Crown Point Regional. Times file photo Jack Eaton, Chesterton, soccer Eaton scored three total goals, helping lead the Trojans to the Class 3A Goshen Regional title. Eaton tied the championship game with a score in the final seven minutes. In a 3-2 overtime semifinal win over Penn, he scored twice, including the game-winner. Times file photo Nino Barbosa, Whiting, football Barbosa had four total touchdowns in the Oilers’ 50-0 win over Bowman Academy. Barbosa had a 76-yard kickoff return. He had scoring runs of 26 and 30 yards and caught a 70-yard touchdown pass. Times file photo Lyric Green, Wheeler, soccer Green totaled five goals and two assists in two games at the Class A Wheeler Sectional. Green had a hat trick in a 10-2 championship win over Bishop Noll. She had two goals and an assist in a 8-0 win over Morgan Township. Times file photo Jaelyn Burgos, Crown Point, cross country Burgos won the individual title in 19 minutes, 18.39 seconds, leading the host Bulldogs to the Crown Point Sectional team crown. Times file photo Jack Acton, Valparaiso, cross country Acton helped the Vikings win the New Prairie Sectional crown by capturing the individual title in 16 minutes, 24.4 seconds. Photo provided Shelby Bullock, Chesterton, Cross Country Bullock was the individual winner at the Duneland Athletic Conference cross country meet. She won the race in 18 minutes, 54.28 seconds. Times file photo Bryce Hayman, Michigan City, football The senior quarterback completed 23 of 29 passes for 347 yards and three TDs. He had scoring strikes of 35, 39 and 63 yards. Times file photo Gabriel Sanchez, Lowell, Cross Country Sanchez won the individual title at the Northwest Crossroads Conference meet, finishing in 15 minutes, 35 seconds. Lowell also won the team title. Provided Karina James, Lowell, Cross Country James won the Northwest Crossroads Conference meet title in 18 minutes, 36 seconds. The Red Devils also won the team title. Provided Tom Davenport, Whiting football Davenport rushed 14 times for 156 yards and six touchdowns in a 61-0 win over Hanover Central. He had scoring runs of 1, 2, 3, 6, 26 and 50. Times file photo Jackson Kurth, Valparaiso, football Kurth rushed 12 times for 141 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings’ 38-7 win over Crown Point. Kurth had a 50-yard scoring run. Times file photo Olivia Wood, Portage, golf Wood became an individual qualifier for the state finals with a 77 at the Lafayette Jeff Regional at Battle Ground Golf Course. She finished third overall. Times file photo Aary Cano, Griffith, soccer Cano had four goals and an assist in a 5-1 win over Marquette Catholic. Provided Addy Joiner, Chesterton, soccer Joiner totaled nine goals and an assist in three wins for the Trojans. She had two goals in a 3-2 Duneland Athletic Conference win over Lake Central. She had four goals and an assist in a 6-0 win over Kankakee Valley. She finished the week with a hat trick in a 3-0 win over Highland. Times file photo Brae'ton Vann, Boone Grove, football Vann rushed 32 times for 227 yard and three touchdowns in the Wolves’ 41-26 win over Hanover Central. Vann scored from 46, 16 and 8 yards. Times file photo Dominique Colantuono, Lake Central, golf Colantuono won medalist honors with an 81 to lead Lake Central to its seventh straight sectional title. Times file photo Zack Merril, Andrean, football Merrill (right) was 8-of-10 passing for 175 yards and three touchdowns. He rushed 12 times for 94 yards and three more scores. Times file photo Patrick Connelly, Marquette Catholic, soccer Connelly had four goals in a 6-2 win over Washington Township. Earlier, he had a hat trick in a 7-3 win over Hebron. Provided Madison Horin, Munster, volleyball Horin had 12 kills in a 25-16, 25-13, 25-20 win over Andrean. She had 15 kills and five digs in a 18-25, 25-20, 25-16, 16-25, 15-7 win over Bishop Noll. Provided Wynne Aldrich, Valparaiso, golf Aldrich was medalist at the Pat Ford Invitational at Beechwood in LaPorte with a 77, leading the Vikings to the team title (345). Earlier, she won medalist honors with a 42 in a 187-238 Duneland Athletic Conference win over Chesterton. Times file photo Sal Valle, Hobart, football Valle rushed 18 times for 175 yards and two touchdowns in a 52-0 win over E.C. Central. He had scoring runs of 51 and 13 yards. Times file photo Tyler Wildman, Lowell, football Wildman (left) rushed 23 times for 151 yards and a score in the Red Devils’ 38-0 win over Morton. He scored from 41 yards out. Times file photo Zack Warchus, Portage, football Warchus (right) rushed 21 times for 142 yards and two touchdown runs in Portage’s 18-10 win over Lake Central. Warchus had scoring runs of 72 and 2 yards. Times file photo Daisy Bonilla, Morton, soccer Bonilla had five goals in the Governors’ 7-0 win over Hammond. Provided Kaitlin Cherry, Hebron, soccer Cherry totaled seven goals and three assists in two wins for the Hawks. She had four goals and two assists in a 9-1 win over Marquette Catholic. Also, she had three goals and an assist in a 6-5 overtime win over Boone Grove. Provided August Athlete of the Month: Braeton Vann, Boone Grove, football Braeton Vann rushed 22 times for 232 yards and four touchdowns in a 46-30 win over River Forest. Vann had scoring runs of 22, 41, 44 and 55 yards. Times file photo Hailey Orosz, Wheeler, cross country Hailey Orosz won the individual title at the Gavit Invitational in 20 minutes, 18.12 seconds, helping the Bearcats also win the team title (41 points). Provided Jake Wichlinski, Bishop Noll, soccer Jake Wichlinski had a hat trick in Noll’s 5-0 win over Lowell. He had two goals in a 5-1 win over Illiana Christian. Provided Maegan Shaw, Highland, soccer Maegan Shaw had four goals and an assist in a 8-0 win over Merrillville. Provided Lyric Green, Wheeler, soccer Lyric Green, far right, scored two goals in Wheeler’s 4-0 win over Portage and two more in an 8-0 win over Merrillville. Times file photo Alyssa Schichner, Andrean, soccer Alyssa Schichner scored five goals in an 8-4 win over Portage Provided Keysean Wigley, Lake Central, football Keysean Wigley caught five passes for 128 yards in the Indians’ 10-3 season-opening win over Munster. Provided Seth Conway, Chesterton, soccer Seth Conway had a hat trick in a 3-1 win over Avon. Earlier, he had two goals in a 5-0 win over Michigan City. Provided Grace Cusson, Valparaiso, golf Grace Cusson helped the Vikings qualify for state, carding an 80 at Battle Ground Golf Club in last year’s regional. She’ll look to build on her two-day total of 185 at state. She was named one of The Times Top 5 Players to Watch in girls golf. Times file photo Genesio Christofanelli, Crown Point, cross country Genesio Christofanelli (16 minutes, 27.11 seconds) won his respective individual title, leading host Crown Point to a sweep at its invitational at Lemon Lake. Provided Jaelyn Burgos, Crown Point, cross country Jaelyn Burgos (19:54) won her respective individual title, leading host Crown Point to a sweep at its invitational at Lemon Lake. Provided Tags Sweeps Athletes Of The Week More information Santa drops in on Crown Point Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save promotion What do our archives hold for you? Explore millions of historical pages from your local newspaper for just $7.95. promotion Coupon Book Check out great local savings from The Times.