Basketball now..today was supposed to be a busy day for high schools hoops in this area..mother nature had other ideas..saturday was filled with cancelations and postponements, including the championship gmaes of the ac-ac tournament..however, there was at least one exception..
Didn't snow quite as much up north, so the ne-cc tournament title games are still a go...áááwe start with the girls..
Brandon appleton and his angola hornets are the reigning champs, trying to defend their title against 2-a #1 central noble...áááthis was a two point game at halftime..
Third quarter, cougars creating some seperation..
Syndey freeman feeds sam broom- baugh, who puts it on the deck for a bucket..ááámoments later..
Always follow your shot kids!
Meleah leatherman does just that on this play..
She was a monster tonight..
21 points, 18 boards..
Central noble up eight..ááálate in the third, angola makes a mini- run..
Hanna knoll kicks to a wide open sara duvendack..
That's a three ball..áááand then it's three the old fashioned way for kayla fenstermaker..
Give the assit to knoll..
Hornets cut the deficit to five...ááábut the cougars get it back to double digits just before the close of the quarter..
Freeman showing you the range..
The ball state committ puts it on ice..áááas central noble claims its third ne-cc tournament title in the last four seasons..
43-32 the final..
3 áááin the boys title, game 2-a #7 westview going for back-to-back tournament titles, taking on prairie heights up at lakeland..
áááwarriros setting the tone early... nice cut, nice finish by drew litwiller..
Assist to josh hostetler...ááámoments later, litwiller... lighting it up from outside this time..
Triple puts westview up six midway through the first quarter..ááábut the panthers put up a fight..
Garrett culler is open for three... give it to him..
áááand then it's brandon christlieb spotting up from the oppostie corner..
Prarie heights trials by just two after one..ááábut in the second, westview starts to re- gain control..
The big fella rensberger..
Two of his nine points.,.áááas the warriors make it back to back championships with a 43-30 win..
áááwe're talking college hoops now..
Saint francis back at home taking on goshen this afeternoon..
Former indiana hoosier and fort wayne mad ant rod wilmont on the maple leafs' staff...áááand rod had to like the way this one started for his team..
They go inside out..
Colton noel kicks to demarkus stuckey for three... goshen jumps out to an 8-4 lead...ááábut u-s-f able to find its footing after that..
Austin compton slices into the lane for a pair... áááthen it's the pride of warren central high school... antwaan cushingberry..
Dime droppin' to david miller for the easy deuce...ááálater, it's the carroll grad, chandler white... using that big body to get to the bucket..
Put him on the line as well...all part of a 12-0 run to put saint francis in front..ááácougs hold on to win today, 87-81..
ááástaying at the hut..
Saint francis women also hosting goshen today..
áááand this one was all u-s-f... fourth quarter, savannah buck..
Turns down the open three for a wide open lane..
Homestead grad floats home two of her seven points...ááálauren mcbryar, on the other hand... she'll take the triple... and she'll find bottoms...ááálater, more from mcbryar... other side of the floor, same result... mcbryar pours in 13 points to go along with a team-high five assists...áááas the cougars cruise to a 74-50 win... both teams had yet to tally an acc win heading into the afternoon notre dame had 6 active players today... juwan durham was out with an ankle injury and tj gibbs was out with the flu--- prentiss hubb one of three frshman starters that stepped up and sinks his first three attemptto put the irish on the board--- moments later..its the big man..
Nate laszewski getting the pass from hubb for the jam... laszewski had xx points on the day--- later in the first half..
Irish force the turnover on one end..
Hubb dumps it to dj harvey for the dunk... notre dame was up by six at halftime... with rex pflueger fresh off surgery on his acl in attendance...--- things continued to go their way to start the secnod half..
John mooney buries a three... gives nd their largest lead of 14 as mooney finished with a career high 27 points--- but nd goes cold for over three minutes..
Allowing bc to get back in the game..
Off the block... ky bowman leads the break and lays this one in..
Notre dame now