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High schools

Eagles knock off Vikings

Daniel Woll and Derek Hinen combined for 58 points to lead host Columbia City to a 71-64 boys basketball victory over Huntington North on Tuesday.

Woll led the Eagles (13-2) with 31 points, going 8 of 11 from the floor and 15 of 17 from the free throw line. He also added 10 rebounds. Hinen was 11 of 13 from the floor for 27 points.

Huntington North (7-7), which led 20-14 after the first quarter and 33-27 at halftime, was led by Kevin Miller’s 23 points.

The host Eagles outscored the Vikings from the free-throw line 30-6.

Boys basketball

WAYNE 57, BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN 44: Jescus Mitchell had 21 points and Justin Mitchell added 18 for the host Generals. Joey Morland led Blackhawk with 11 points.

LAKELAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 53, GRANGER CHRISTIAN 45: Collin Price had 18 points and Zarek Finley had 15 points for host Lakeland Christian.

LAKEWOOD PARK 67, WOODLAN 57: Zac Crosby scored 27 points and Blake Mann had 17 for visiting Lakewood Park. Kadin Gerig had five three-pointers and 21 points for the Warriors.

Girls basketball

GARRETT 48, BELLMONT 32: Brandi Dawson’s 23 points paced host Garrett.

EASTBROOK 41, ADAMS CENTRAL 34: The host Flying Jets fell behind 17-4 after the first quarter and never recovered.


CARROLL 368, COLUMBIA CITY 183: Corrine Lower won the 100- and 200-yard freestyle races to lead host Carroll. The Chargers girls had 188 points, and the Carroll boys totaled 180.

BELLMONT 223, DEKALB 135: Host Bellmont won all relays in its win. The Bellmont girls had 112 points, and the boys had 111.

GOSHEN 219, EAST NOBLE 149: The host Knights’ girls had 86 points, and the boys had 63.