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Hummel played over 26 minutes in the win, and he was one of five players in double figures.
Hebron and Purdue Northwest product Chad Patrick went to the Diamondbacks in the fourth round and Lake Central graduate Matt Litwicki was selected by the Red Sox in the 10th round.
The toss of 58 feet, 6 inches, however, wasn't enough to move on to the finals at the U.S Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon.
Chesterton grad Blake Pieroni is heading to his second Olympics. Crown Point native Aly Tetzloff will race Saturday for an opportunity. TF South grad Adam Kessler begins his quest Friday.
Pieroni won his semifinal heat Wednesday in the 100 freestyle (48.13 seconds), and he's seeded third in Thursday's finals. He had the second-quickest time in the 100 freestyle prelims (48.14).
Pieroni was tied for ninth after Monday's prelims (1:47.35) and shot up to fifth in the semifinals (1:46.84).
The Wireman brothers accounted for 48 points in the semifinal win over Fremont, but combined for only 17 in the nightcap.
"It speaks to our leadership," Kouts coach Kevin Duzan said. "When things got tight, we've got guys who've been there before."
The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced Monday that the state finals have been moved to April 3 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, a week later than the originally scheduled date.
"It feels like we have one hand tied behind our back," Valparaiso coach Matt Lottich said.