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A last period charge by the Bellmont Squaws Tuesday night fell just short as a strong Concordia Cadet team escaped from the Teepee with a 42-38 non-conference girls basketball victory.
The South Adams boys won all 12 blue ribbons in a 130-55 win at Adams Central Tuesday, while the SA girls made it a sweep, winning eight of 12, in a 107-78 victory over the Lady Jets.
Caleb Wurster won the 200 IM and the 500 free, and Cole Farlow took the 100 and 50 freestyle events, and both were on a pair of winning relay teams to lead the victory.
FORT WAYNE — South Adams improved to 6-0 on the season with a sweep at the Homestead Super Duals on Saturday.
The Starfires downed the host Spartans 38-30 in the key matchup on the day. SA also downed Snider 48-21, slammed Heritage 61-9, blasted Marion 66-12 and doubled Churubusco 47-23.
Scoring falls in the huge win over Homestead were: Josh Ehr at 152, Cody Conner at 189, LJ Moser at 112, and Gabe Sprunger at 135.
Southern Wells won girls' varsity and reserve basketball games against Adams Central on Saturday night.
The varsity score was 42-34, with AC's Alyssa Keller scoring 12, Olivia Macklin eight points and five rebounds, and Madison Carroll seven points and six rebounds, while Lindsey McDougall took eight rebounds and Bess Fiechter made four steals.
SW's Perry had 10 points, seven rebounds, and three assists; Carter scored nine points; and Banter had seven.
WOODBURN — Bellmont turned up the heat at Woodburn Saturday night, scoring at least 15 points in all four quarters while limiting the host Warriors to just 38 shots for the game in a 68-43 non-conference victory.
"We scored some points off of our press, and that's what I wanted us to do tonight," stated Bellmont coach Larry Patterson, who saw his Braves even their early-season mark at 1-1.
PERU — With five consecutive wins starting at 103 pounds, No. 5 Yorktown overcame a 22-12 Bellmont lead to score a 35-25 win over the No. 11 Braves in the title match at the Peru Invitational Saturday.
It was the third straight win for Yorktown over Bellmont. The Braves had won all 15 previous meetings.
The Wayne General ruined a strong early effort by Bellmont with a 13-2 run in the third period and then continued its attack in the final period to score a 59-46 victory Wednesday night in the opening boys varsity basketball game of the season for both teams.
South Adams opened its 2010-11 wrestling season Tuesday with a 49-28 win at ACAC-foe Woodlan.
Scoring falls for the Stars were: Isaac Werst at 171, Cody Conner at 189, Todd Batt at 125, Gabe Sprunger at 135, Charlie Hirschy at 140, and Josh Ehr at 152.
Frosh Maverick Morningstar opened his heavyweight career, taking a forfeit for the Stars. LJ Moser scored a decision at 112 for the winners while T.J. Burnfield ton 6-2 over Cody Zink at 145 pounds.
Bellmont’s wrestling Braves, rated No. 11 in the preseason Indiana Wrestling Coaches poll, will open their season at Columbia City Tuesday night
in the annual NHC opener. Veteran coach Brent Faurote, beginning his
23rd season at the helm, welcomes back most of his starting lineup after losing just three senior starters through graduation. However, the Braves may start the season without a regular 103-pounder.
Both Adams Central and South Adams placed five football players on the All-ACAC first team, it was announced earlier this week.
Outstanding senior back Nathan Busse, who had combined rushing and receiving stats of nearly 1,000 yards and 12 touchdowns, led the Central group, which included sophomore quarterback Dalton Combs, senior center Clayton Lengerich, senior two-way lineman Travis Snyder and runningback-defensive back Spencer Balash.