Skip to main content

The Journal Gazette

Sunday, February 03, 2019 1:00 am

High Schools

Leo pulls away in 2nd OT

Journal Gazette

It took 18 points from DJ Allen and two overtimes for Leo to defeat Adams Central 62-55 in boys basketball Saturday night at Leo.

Allen went 5 of 10 from the field, added eight free throws and pulled down seven rebounds in the win. Blake Davison added 13 for the Lions. Kevin Brown led the Flying Jets with 14 points and Colton Yergler and Dylan Miller added 12 apiece.

EASTSIDE 97, HAMILTON 52: In Hamilton, Alex Yoder scored a school-record 41 points to lead the Blazers. Gabe Trevino added 17. Eastside led by just six points after a quarter but outscored Hamilton 35-16 in the second.

SNIDER 64, FISHERS 59: At Snider, Dillon Duff scored 19 points on 6-of-9 shooting, and Michael Eley and Isaac Farnsworth each added 12 for the Panthers. Snider jumped out to a 22-9 run to start the game before Fishers closed the gap a little to make the game more competitive.

HERITAGE 55, BLUFFTON 50: In Monoreville, Jaydon Harris scored 15 points while Alec Burton and Walter Knapke added 12 apiece for the Patriots (13-2). Johnathan Irwin had 16 and Everett Johnson scored 15 for the Tigers (5-12).

NORWELL 45, COLUMBIA CITY 33: In Columbia City, Will Geiger scored a game-high 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting to lead the Knights (11-5). His 13 rebounds gave him a double-double. Mitchell Wilson led Columbia City (6-11) with 15 points, and Michael Sievers added 12.

Girls swimming

JAY COUNTY 390, NORWELL 326, BLUFFTON 261: At the Jay County Sectional in Portland, the Patriots, Knights and Tigers rounded out the top three places. Norwell's Alyssa Cyrus took first place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:59.09 and the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 59.98.

South Adams' Ashley LeFever took first place in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.54 and the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 53.25.

WARSAW 416, CULVER 406, COLUMBIA CITY 254: At the Warsaw Sectional, Delaney Wihebrink won the 100-yard breastsroke for Warsaw with a time of 1:04.74.

Mykaela Crowell placed second with a time of 1:10.84. The 200-yard medley relay team of Leah Reinholt, Wihebrink, Taylor Gunter and Olivia Herman of Warsaw won the blue ribbon with a time of 1:52.46.


Portage won the girls state title for the second year in a row with a score of 333, and Indianapolis Ben Davis won the boys with a score of 392. Angola's Jordan Howard defeated Ben Davis' Nikolas Bowman 214-175 to win the championship match. Homestead finished fourth in the team event with a score of 360.