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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, January 06, 2019 1:00 am

High Schools

Norwell handles Leo on boards

JOURNAL GAZETTE

Peak Performers

Boys

SYDNEY CURRY, NORTHROP

23 points, 12 rebounds, as the Bruins beat Snider 51-47 Friday.

DAVID EJAH, CARROLL

20 points, 13 rebounds, as the Chargers beat Bishop Dwenger 47-27 Friday.

BRAYTON BONAR, CHURUBUSCO

20 points, 10 rebounds, as the Eagles beat Fremont 73-49 Friday.

NAYLON THOMPSON, BISHOP LUERS

27 points, 9 rebounds, as the Knights lost to Concordia 77-67 Friday.

JOHNATHAN IRWIN, BLUFFTON

32 points, as the Tigers beat Woodlan 69-63, OT Saturday

Girls

AYANNA PATTERSON, HOMESTEAD

14 points, 11 rebounds, as the Spartans beat South Side 48-33 Friday.

TREVA DATCHER, NORTHROP

24 points, 10 rebounds, as the Bruins beat Snider 59-49 Friday.

DA'LESHIA DAVIS, SNIDER

25 points, as the Panthers lost to Northrop 59-49 Friday

REGAN PEPPLER, ANGOLA

21 points, as the Hornets beat Fremont 69-53 Saturday

GRACE HUNTER, BELLMONT

22 points, as the Braves beat Columbia City 50-34 Saturday

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Will Geiger scored 25 points on 10-of-18 shooting and had 17 rebounds to lead Norwell to a 55-51 boys basketball road win over Leo on Saturday.

The Knights held just a three-point lead after three quarters, but strong rebounding by Norwell (8-3) came into play down the stretch, resulting in a 38-27 advantage and 12 second-chance points.

Drew Federspiel added 12 points in the win. Eric Steger scored 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting to give Leo (2-7) a fighting chance. Blake Davison added 15 points.

BLUFFTON 69, WOODLAN 63, OT: In Woodburn, Bluffton scored 14 points in overtime to fend off Woodlan, which put up just eight in the frame. Johnathan Irwin scored 32 points to carry Bluffton (2-8).

Trevor Wiedenhoeft and Aiden Bayman scored 18 apiece for Woodlan (2-9).

Girls

HOMESTEAD 59, LAWRENCE NORTH 46: In Indianapolis, Sylare Starks scored 18 points to lead the Class 4A No. 1 Spartans (19-2) past the No. 8 Wildcats. Haley Swing added 12. Homestead nursed an eight point lead at the half, which quickly turned into 11 headed into the fourth quarter.

BELLMONT 50, COLUMBIA CITY 34: In Columbia City, Grace Hunter's 22 points and Meghan Busick's 20 points led Bellmont (15-1). Alaina Rongos had 11 points for the Eagles (9-10).

Gymnastics 

CARROLL 105.700, HOMESTEAD 103.200, DEKALB 102.875, HUNTINGTON NORTH 93.575, EAST NOBLE 91.625: At the Huntington North Invitational, Carroll's Ashelynn Steinke placed first in all-around with a score of 35.925. Steinke also scored a 9.550 on bars to place first. Homestead's Yana Weir got second in all-around with a 35.475 and Carroll's Ella Smith took third in all-around with a 35.400.